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Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St. • FREE Cultural Programs Year-Round

Performances Begin at 12 Noon


The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year-round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

(schedule is subject to change)


Tuesday, July 2

National Stepper’s Society

Gotta get your groove on! Join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Tuesday, July 9

After School Matters

Come out and join After School Matters on the plaza at noon.


Wednesday, July 10

Irish American Heritage Center

Join Chicago’s very own annual Irish Fest Kick off with Irish music and dance.


Thursday, July 11, 18, 25

Chicago City Markets presented by Humana®

Daley Plaza Farmers Market Opens (7am-3pm)

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to kick off summer with the Chicago City Markets presented by Humana® at the Daley Plaza Markets. Residents are encouraged to visit their neighborhood market this season to shop local and shop fresh. A complete list of city-run markets, along with dates and times are listed at chicagofarmersmarkets.us.


Thursday, July 11

Chicago Sizzle Radio

There’s a summer showcase on the plaza featuring some of Chicago’s very own recording artist. Come out and join us.


Friday, July 12

Living Her Story Summer Series 2019

Living her story is the dance music showcase presentation of female dj’s providing the summer soundtrack to Daley Plaza.


Monday, July 15

The Ninja Show

Join us on the plaza for dance and music, presented by George Ivey.


Tuesday, July 16

Honorary Consulate of the Commonwealth of the Bahamas

Come help celebrate a traditional raising of the Bahamas flag with songs and dance on the plaza at noon.


Wednesday, July 17

Chicago Park District/Youth Boxing

Join us for an energetic afternoon on the plaza with the Chicago youth boxing team, who will display their skills in exhibition bouts.


Friday, July 19

Stepping with Kenny G

Come out to help us support DJ Kenny G for a stepper’s lunchtime jam on the plaza.


Monday, July 22

After School Matters Jazz Band

Join us at noon for the After School Matters Jazz Band.


Tuesday, July 23

House on the Plaza

Join us on the Chicago Daley Plaza at noon, for some live DJ house music with House Head United.


Wednesday, July 24

Music/Open Mic

Join us at noon for an Acoustic and electric band performance.


Friday, July 26

Cloggin Craze

Cloggin’ is a very upbeat and energetic form of dance. Join us on the plaza, and let them entertain you.


Monday, July 29

Chicago Kings of House

Join Chicago’s very own Kings of House at a lunchtime house party celebrating Chicago’s House Music legacy.


Tuesday, July 30

80s V 90s Throwback

Meet us on the plaza for a lunchtime DJ’s musical tribute to the 80s and 90s.

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