Millennium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration

Presented byCapital One

Thursday–Sunday, July 18–21, 2024

Jay Pritzker Pavilion and throughout Millennium Park

FREE Admission

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A full slate of programming for the City’s Millennium Park 20th Anniversary Celebration will take place July 18–21, presented by Capital One. Scheduled to take place almost exactly 20 years since the Park’s official opening on July 16, 2004, this four-day free celebration features award-winning headliners, activities for families and youth, dance performances, new public art, and concerts. Complete schedules are posted on the pages below.

Press Release


Thursday, July 18

Fruko y sus Tesos


Headlined by Fruko y Sus Tesos.

Friday, July 19

Grant Park Music Festival

Grant Park Orchestra

Featuring Star Wars and More: the Music of John Williams.


Saturday, July 20



In Performance with the Grant Park Orchestra

Evening concert by Academy Award, Emmy and Grammy-winning artist, actor, author, activist and South Side native Common.

Attendees can also enjoy family programming throughout the day including the Chicago Physical Theater Festival, a roving performance by Los Pleneros de Don Segundo, and a special 20th birthday celebration hosted by Eli’s Cheesecake at Cloud Gate.

Outside alcohol is not allowed.

Sunday, July 21

Syleena Johnson

The S&S Chicago Experience

An evening of global House and R&B icons sharing the stage to perform their multi-platinum hits.

The final day of 20th Anniversary programming brings a full day of family-friendly activities starting at 11am.

Outside alcohol is not allowed.

Don't miss the family programming on Saturday, July 20 and Sunday, July 21!