Looking for plans this Labor Day weekend? We have the perfect solution! Visit the 40th annual Chicago Jazz Fest. From August 30-September 3 you’ll have the chance to listen to plenty of acclaimed jazz artists and tribute bands. The best part? It’s free! Continue reading for more details about the event and a hotel near Chicago Jazz Fest.
Chicago Jazz Fest
The 40th annual Chicago Jazz Fest returns to the Windy City this Labor Day Weekend, August 30-September 3. Hosted in Millennium Park, this five-day event features a variety of acclaimed Jazz musicians. Original artists will perform, along with many tribute bands. New acts take the stage every 30 minutes to an hour, so you’ll get to hear a wide variety of artists! The daily schedule of performances can be found on the official Chicago Jazz Fest website. The best part about this festival? Admission is free! Food and drink will be available for purchase in and around Millennium Park.
In the heart of Chicago, you’ll discover amazing architecture, beautiful landscaping and exciting events- all within the bounds of Millennium Park. Sing along to concerts at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion, or take photos with Cloud Gate (aka “The Bean”). In Millennium Park you’ll also find the 3.5 acre Lurie Garden, open year-round 6 a.m.- 11 p.m. New this year, visitors can enjoy local eats from food trucks parked near Jay Pritzker Pavilion, or grab a drink from the Goose Island Beer Garden. Concession carts and cafés are also abundant throughout Millennium Park.
Hotel Near Chicago Jazz Fest
If you plan on attending the Chicago Jazz Fest, free of charge, why not treat yourself to the Willows Hotel? Located right near Millennium Park, you’ll feel as if you just walked straight into a French country home. Accented with 19th century-style furnishings, the Willows Hotel is a great choice for festival goers.
Don’t stay at home this Labor Day weekend. Instead, spend it in Chicago at the city’s annual Jazz Fest! If you’re looking for a great time and great entertainment, this is the festival for you.
Chicago Jazz Fest
Where: Millennium Park | 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602
When: August 30-September 3
WHERE TO STAY
The moment you arrive, you’ll feel the effortless charm of a French country home, accented by our 19th century-style furnishings and the warm welcome of our friendly staff. 555 West Surf, Chicago, IL 60657. 888.779.1904.