Chicago Jazz Festival
Thursday-Sunday, August 31–September 3, 2023
Millennium Park • FREE Admission
Enter the Park at Michigan Ave. & Washington St. or
Michigan Ave. & Madison St.
Additional entrances to the Park at Randolph St. and Monroe St.
The Chicago Jazz Festival returns with performances celebrating all forms of jazz in Millennium Park, at the Chicago Cultural Center and citywide. Produced by DCASE and programmed by the Jazz Institute of Chicago (JIC).
As in previous years, outside alcohol is not allowed for the Chicago Jazz Festival in Millennium Park, but alcohol at various price points may be purchased inside the venue. Plan your visit here.
American Sign Language Interpretation is provided for all concerts on the Jay Pritzker Pavilion stage. For more accessibility information about Millennium Park visit our Accessibility page.
The Chicago Jazz Festival is a Labor Day weekend tradition that promotes all forms of jazz through free, high-quality music programming. The festival showcases Chicago's local talent alongside national and international artists to raise awareness and appreciation for one of the city’s most beloved art forms.
Produced by the Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events
Programmed with the Jazz Institute of Chicago
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 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.