Night Out in the Parks

Each summer, the Grant Park Music Festival brings music to the neighborhoods through the popular Night Out in Cellist Cole Randolph performs in Chicago Women's Park with the Festival String Fellowsthe Parks series. Part of a vast lineup of Chicago Park District events, ranging from the performing arts to film to nature programs, Night Out in the Parks features artists from the Grant Park Music Festival, including the Festival String and Vocal fellows, the Grant Park Chorus, and members of the Grant Park Orchestra. All neighborhood concerts are free, family-friendly, and take place during the Festival season.

2023 Schedule

All Night-Out-in-the-Parks concerts begin at 6:30 PM

String Quartet Concert at Ping Tom Park - Thursday, June 22

Choral Concert - South Shore Cultural Center - Monday, June 26

Choral Concert - Columbus Park Refectory - Tuesday, June 27

Tchaikovsky Symphony No. 4 - South Shore Cultural Center - Friday, June 30

Vocal Concert - Jefferson Park - Thursday, July 13

String Quartet Concert at Unity Park - Thursday, July 20

String Quartet Concert at Marquette Park - Thursday, July 27

String Quartet Concert at Lake Shore Park - Thursday, August 3

The Grant Park Music Festival is a key partner in Chicago Park District’s Night Out in the Parks program. Night Out in the Parks presents hundreds of free cultural events, where artists and audiences can connect and celebrate Chicago’s rich cultural tapestry in neighborhood parks.