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Lollapalooza is one of the largest music festivals in the country and is one of the largest annual events hosted by Grant Park. In 2017, Lollapalooza raised over $5 million for Chicago's neighborhood parks and contributed $200 million to Chicago's economy. Lollapalooza has also helped pay for the construction of Maggie Daley Park, the Buckingham Fountain plaza renovation, Solti Garden, hundreds of new trees planted in Grant Park and many other projects.

Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival

Bring your appetite! presents Chicago Vegan Food and Drink Festival in Grant Park, Chicago. 70+ amazing vendors featuring vegan comfort food, craft brews, wine and spirits and you won’t want to miss out on any of them!

Windy City Wine Festival

A Celebration of Wine, Beer, Food, Music and Friends


The festival provides an opportunity to sample from more than 300 wines from around the world. Learn about new and exciting varieties from the experts in a relaxed festival setting.Wine seminars and cooking demonstrations are conducted by event sponsors, exhibiting wineries, area chefs and restaurateurs. Some of the area's best restaurants and caterers will sell their signature dishes. Live music will be performed on the festival stage. The Windy City Wine Festival takes place on September 11th and 12th.

VIBEUP Yoga and Health Fest

In 2017, the 2nd annual VIBEUP Yoga + HealthFest at Grant Park combined three conscious activities - yoga, fitness, & meditation - in the heart of downtown Chicago. 

Elena Brower, a renowned author, yoga teacher and speaker, came to Grant Park for her national book launch tour stop, & the 2nd Annual Grant Park Conservancy & VibeUP Yoga & Health Fest. Special guests featured: Koya Webb, Bellicon Fitness, & Kailee Martin!

Chicago Ale Fest

The Chicago Ale Fest is a celebration of American Craft Beer in the heart of Chicago, Illinois. The two-day fest will take place on Friday, June 19th and Saturday, June 20th. Located at Buckingham Fountain in historic Grant Park, bordered by the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan, the fest will feature more then 200 beers from over 100 American craft breweries. The fest will also feature live music and food from some of Chicago’s favorite restaurants. Join us on Chicago’s front lawn for one of the most anticipated new craft beer events of the year.

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