Chicago Blues Festival
Thursday-Sunday, June 8-11, 2023
Thursday: 5:30-9pm, Friday-Sunday: 12-9pm
Millennium Park • FREE Admission
Enter at Michigan Ave. & Washington St., Michigan Ave. & Madison St., Randolph St. or Monroe St. • Festival Map
With a diverse lineup celebrating the blues’ past, present and future, the Chicago Blues Festival shares the great Chicago-born music tradition while shining a spotlight on the genre’s contributions to soul, R&B, gospel, rock, hip hop and more.
Wally’s BBQ Pit
A Blues-inspired smokehouse experience called “Wally’s BBQ Pit” in the North Promenade Tent.
Admission is FREE
Open Daily 6am–11pm
Welcome Center, open 9am-7pm (open until the end of the performance on event nights)
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201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
Nearby parking garages are located at Grant Park North Garage (25 N. Michigan Ave.), Grant Park South Garage (325 S. Michigan Ave.) and Millennium Park Garage & Millennium Lakeside Garage (5 S. Columbus Dr.).
Pay in person at each garage location or pre-pay online for discounted parking. Visit www.millenniumgarages.com or call 312.616.0600 for 24/7 customer service.
Take CTA to Millennium Park
From the elevated lines: exit at Washington/Wabash and walk east.
From the subway: exit at Lake (Red Line) or Washington (Blue Line) and walk east.
Served by buses 3, 4, 6, J14, 20, 56, 60, 124, 146, 147, 151, 157
For travel information, visit www.transitchicago.com. For fare information or to purchase fares in advance, visit www.ventrachicago.com.