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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, June 4

National Steppers association

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


Wednesday, June 5

The Chosen Few

Join Chicago’s Chosen Few DJs at a lunchtime dance party celebrating Chicago’s House Music legacy.


Thursday, June 6, 13, 20, 27

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, June 6

Ecuador Independence Day

Ecuador has an independence day to celebrate. At noon, join us on the plaza for a very energetic and tantalizing celebration of the Ecuadorian culture.


Friday, June 7

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.


Tuesday, June 11

Forest Preserve of Cook County

Join us on the plaza for dance and music, presented by the Forest Preserve of Cook County.


Wednesday, June 12

Philippine Independence Celebration

Come help to celebrate traditional Philippine Independence songs and dance, along with the raising of the flag.


Friday, June 14

Music Alliance

Join us for a DJ’S afternoon of musical events on the plaza.


Monday, June 17

Spring Hill Singers

Come out to help us support this 40 member choir that will present to you a variety of musical tunes from Rock to Broadway.


Tuesday, June 18

House Heads United

Join us at noon for HOUSE MUSIC, presented to you by Jeason Jones of House Heads United.


Friday, June 21

Chicago Sizzle Radio Summer Showcase

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


Monday, June 24

Barristers Big Band

The Barristers Big Band will perform an instrumental and vocal concert on the plaza at noon. Come out and let them entertain you.


Tuesday, June 25

Salute to LGBT veterans

Join us at noon on the plaza for the city of Chicago’s Annual Salute to LGBT Veterans.


Wednesday, June 26

Chosen Few Lunchtime Mix

Join the Chosen Few DJs for a lunchtime dance party celebrating House Music, a genre born in Chicago!

Wayne Williams, Jesse Saunders, Tony Hatchett, Alan King , Andre Hatchett, Terry Hunter and Mike Dunn.



Friday, June 28

A Prince Celebration

Join us on the plaza at noon to celebrate the artist Prince, and his music.

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