Chicago SummerDance

Wednesdays–Sundays, June 25–August 22, 2020 • FREE Admission

Grant Park, Spirit of the Music Garden and other Chicago Park District locations

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Come join us this summer as the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park blossoms into an urban dance space. Dance to the sounds of 48 different live bands + DJs and get into step with dance lessons beforehand. Glide across the restored 4,900-square-foot, 100 percent recycled, open-air dance floor designed by Chicago artist Dan Peterman.

Swing, waltz, cha-cha…or simply enjoy the music. All FREE!


Artist Submissions

Artist Submissions

Please submit your information to be considered for performance opportunities at events organized by DCASE

(Due to the volume of submissions, we are unable to respond to each artist)


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Chicago SummerDance

Admission is FREE

Find Us:

Grant Park
Spirit of Music Garden, 601 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60605

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Chicago SummerDance is presented and organized by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Additional support provided by Chicago Park District, Chicago Police Department – 1st District, 42nd Ward Aldermanic Office, Ald. Brendan Reilly, Chicago Department of Transportation and the Department of Fleet and Facility Management.

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