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Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Music Venue and Performing Arts Venue · Grant Park
Millennium Park (btwn Columbus Dr & Michigan Ave), Chicago, IL 60602, United States
Open until 11:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sun
    • 6:00 AM–11:00 PM
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  • On Fodor's Travel's Top 20 Free Things to Do in Chicago
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    Angie O.
    "Can't beat a Friday night free concert in the park!!"(8 Tips)
    Meredith B.
    "here for Downtown Sound"(2 Tips)
    John H.
    "Get a picnic blanket and sit out under the sky for a concert."(2 Tips)
    Yvonne S.
    "Some of the best classical & world music in the nation."(2 Tips)
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  • Harley A.

    Very cool Frank Gehry designed amphitheater!

    Harley Acres · 1 week ago
  • Nely R.

    Unfortunately I couldn't see any event, but you should look for the next events, amazing place!

    Nely Reyes · January 28
  • Stephan G.

    The acoustics are amazing at this venue

    Stephan Germain · January 23
  • Eva 🐾 B.

    Cool place. They really keep the grass nice

    Eva 🐾 Banova · January 19
  • Helena H.

    Everything about it is beautiful and it's right be the Bean!!!!

    Helena Hounsel · October 21, 2015
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    🌹Sun! · October 19, 2015
  • John H.

    Get a picnic blanket and sit out under the sky for a concert. Nice setup buried in millennium park just east of the water walls.

    John Hankus · October 10, 2015
  • Chris F.

    Great venue

    Chris F · September 8, 2015
  • Allison K.

    Check out the concerts or movies in the park over the summer!! They usually start at 6 or 6:30 and last until 8ish. Bring a blanket and a bottle of wine and enjoy!

    Allison Kaminski · September 3, 2015
  • Fodor's Travel

    On select weekday evenings, rock, pop, and indie performers take the stage as part of the Downtown Sound and Loops and Variations programs.

    Fodor's Travel · August 21, 2015
  • Nic B.

    Concerts! (Bonus: most all are FREE!!)

    Nic Berry · August 19, 2015
  • Angie O.

    Can't beat a Friday night free concert in the park!!

    Angie Osmanski · August 13, 2015
  • Jonathan F.

    This place has a nice, big lawn for picnics while listening to performances.

    Jonathan Ferrera · August 6, 2015
  • Paula F.

    Beautiful! I wish It would be having a concert when I was here!

    Paula Freire · July 31, 2015
  • Lindsay L.

    beautiful place to spend the day

    Lindsay Lehman · July 17, 2015
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    🌹Sun! · July 8, 2015
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    🌹Sun! · July 2, 2015
  • Andrew F.

    If you want to see fireworks from navy pier go on the great lawn sometimes you can see them but not that great

    Andrew Fitt · July 2, 2015
  • Sassy P.

    Movies in the park!

    Sassy Pantz · June 30, 2015
  • Kristen P.

    It's not a real Chicago summer if you don't see a show here at least once.

    Kristen Pengelly · June 11, 2015
  • Faithe M.

    Free concerts during the summer!

    Faithe Mason · June 4, 2015
  • Joseph B.

    Superb sound; there's not a bad seat in the house!

    Joseph Blewitt · April 28, 2015
  • Chris V.

    Great pavilion and open air music venue in Chicago!

    Chris Vicente · March 29, 2015
  • Ashley S.

    Free summer concert series on Mondays!

    Ashley Sheeran · January 22, 2015
  • Hilmar

    Good music

    Hilmar · September 16, 2014
  • Sebastian G.

    Free concert! World Music Festival

    Sebastian Garcia · September 13, 2014
  • Roberto A.

    August always brings the Chicago Dancing Festival!

    Roberto Agnes · August 20, 2014
  • Debbie P.

    Broadway music in the park

    Debbie Parquette · August 18, 2014
  • Anamaria H.

    If you're in the lawn, sit as close as you can. In the back, you can't hear the music over people clinking their glasses and getting publicly drunk.

    Anamaria Hernandez · August 16, 2014
  • Jason R.

    Great place to relax and hear good music

    Jason R. · August 11, 2014
  • Kevin D.

    Free Concerts all Summer!

    Kevin Dulin · August 11, 2014
  • DocWatson1

    Free... Concerts all summer long.

    DocWatson1 · June 9, 2014
  • Let's Go Road Trippin

    Excellent place to see a free concert in the summer

    Let's Go Road Trippin · October 23, 2013
  • David B.

    Free jazz fest!

    David Bakal · September 2, 2013
  • Ed F.

    Come listen to the great jazz!!!

    Ed F · September 1, 2013
  • Jacob D.

    Always lay down in the grass Anne observe the sky

    Jacob Deme · August 14, 2013
  • Yvonne M.

    Chaka Khan performed live, along with opening act Funkadesi. Two really nice performances!

    Yvonne Mitchell · July 29, 2013
  • Kate C.

    This area is one of my favorite spots in Chicago. Great view--wonderful free events in the summer.

    Kate Calisto · July 28, 2013
  • Gil I.

    Perfect night spent! Gather up your classy friends! Bring some elegant wine bust out your meat and cheese boards. Drink, Veg out, laugh, listen and enjoy the beauty that emulates from the stage

    Gil Izaguirre · July 25, 2013
  • Dustin J.

    From MD but had a great time exploring the pavilion. Chitown, you have a great city!

    Dustin J. · July 23, 2013
  • Ashland T.

    NYC doesn't even have anything this consistent, this great, nor an amazing outdoor venue like this.

    Ashland Thomas · July 11, 2013
  • Tarra T.

    Summer Tuesday movie in the park at 730.

    Tarra Thomas · July 10, 2013
  • Sean K.

    Sound actually seems to be better near the back of the pavilion towards the edge of the lawn.

    Sean K · July 5, 2013
  • Jon

    All summer long, Baby😃👍✨☀😎🎶🎵😄

    Jon · June 4, 2013
  • William S.

    A hugemongous place

    William Santoyo · June 3, 2013
  • Brian M.

    This place is AWESOME!!! I Totally Recommend This Venue For Concerts... Not A Bad Seat Anywhere and The Sound Is GREAT!!!

    Brian Musielak · June 2, 2013
  • Kay B.

    The view from the choral balcony (inside looking out) is quite extraordinary, especially when you've been on the outside looking at the stage.

    Kay Burnett · April 5, 2013
  • InterContinental Hotels & Resorts

    Enjoy the serenity of the great lawn, where locals and tourists alike come with their blankets, chairs and picnic baskets to listen to the many free concerts held there. Read more

  • Kay B.

    Sitting in the grass. Viewing the skyline at dusk & beyond. Enjoying the company of friends. Priceless!

    Kay Burnett · September 9, 2012
  • Jeffrey Z.

    Bandshell strikingly designed by Frank Gehry in 1999, opened 2004. Widely considered a highlight ("anchor," "crown jewel") of Chicago's Millennium Park.

    Jeffrey Zeldman · September 8, 2012

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