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COVID-19 UpdateFor the health and safety of our visitors and staff, DCASE is taking necessary precautions for all its programs and venues. Please wear face coverings and keep your social distance. Learn more about the City’s response to COVID-19 and its vaccination efforts at chicago.gov/covid.
Please be advised that for the safety of our guests, Park security staff may initiate bag checks at busier times throughout the holiday/winter season. Please review this list of Prohibited Items before your visit.
Discover an Urban Icon of Beauty and Culture
Get all the information to plan a great visit to the Park and time at an event.
Millennium Park offers a variety of free events and exhibits that are sure to please the entire family.
Take a spin on the ice during the 20th season of this Chicago winter tradition.
Current exhibitions will be on display through Spring 2023.
Discover the brilliance of the 3.5-acre urban sanctuary.
Learn more about the Park's stunning architecture, sculpture and landscape design.
Discover Millennium Park's transformation from an industrial corridor to a world-renowned urban park.
Help DCASE at MiIllennium Park, Chicago Cultural Center, Clarke House Museum and more.
Everyone is welcome to access and enjoy all Park features.
An in-kind grant opportunity providing free space in Millennium Park to Chicago-based, non-profit organizations and cultural producers for free public programming.
Learn about Millennium Park’s unique spaces available for corporate, social and other special events.
Our events provide turn-key marketing platforms that can meet any marketing goal.
Request media credentials, download photos and videos – and view current news releases.
The City of Chicago uses passive electronic sensors to count visitors in Millennium Park. All data collected by these sensors is anonymized at a hardware level and will never be used for any purpose other than visitor counting. You may opt out of this program of by disabling wireless network scanning on your devices.
Apply to the Millennium Park Residency Program
Application Opens: Monday, January 24, 2022
Application Deadline: Friday, March 4, 2022
Download the Guidelines (PDF)
DCASE invites Chicago-based organizations and cultural producers that share DCASE’s commitment to providing high-quality, free programs to participate in a new Millennium Park Residency Program (MPRP). This residency opportunity will open Jay Pritzker Pavilion and other Park cultural amenities for organizations to curate, develop and produce free public programs and performances. With leadership support from the Millennium Park Foundation and Pritzker Foundation, DCASE will provide four grants up to $150,000 to nonprofit cultural organizations. Funds will be awarded in June/July 2022, in time to begin planning and community engagement that will lead up to the performances or programs in 2023.