Plan Your Experience

Sit back, relax, and enjoy the beautiful sounds of the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus under the stars and skyline of Chicago!


The Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park

A visit to the Grant Park Music Festival in Millennium Park is an excursion to a world-class park and an unforgettable outing to a one-of-a-kind festival.

Getting to Millennium Park is easy with public transit, parking, and cyclist-friendly amenities all nearby the Jay Pritzker Pavilion.

Concerts in the Jay Pritzker Pavilion offer free seating on the Great Lawn or in the back half of the Seating Bowl. The seating closest to the stage is reserved for members, groups, and visitors with One Night Passes.

Picnicking is a popular activity for many. You can purchase food and drinks in the park, or you can bring-in your own picnic. Since the Festival is located in the heart of Chicago, there are also plenty of wonderful places to dine nearby.

If you would like to learn more about the music or artists, the Festival offers lifelong learning opportunities, including open rehearsals and pre-concert lectures.

Browse the rest of the Plan Your Experience pages to discover how to make the most of your time at the Grant Park Music Festival.