What to do in Chicago during the July 4th Holiday
Meghan Risch from Choose Chicago joined Sirott and Murciano to talk about the different activities going on in Chicago this holiday weekend.
Fireworks at Navy Pier – FREE!
Two times this weekend
Friday @ 9:30pm
Saturday @ 10:15pm
Freedom Fest 2014
Navy Pier’s Rooftop Terrace
Friday @ 6:30 pm
Tickets start at $32 – great view for fireworks!
Grant Park Music Festival’s annual holiday concert – FREE!
Performance by the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus
Friday @ 6:30pm
Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park
Open rehearsal Friday from 11-1:30
Chicago History Museum – July 4 celebration – FREE!
Friday 10am – Noon
Features musical performances, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and a children’s parade led by the World’s Tallest Uncle Sam.
Held outdoors on museum grounds
Dave Matthews Band
Friday and Saturday @ Northerly Island
**All boat companies are offering firework cruises – all sold out for Friday, but you can cruise Saturday evening and catch the fireworks.
Shoreline Sightseeing – several cruises available for Saturday evening
Departures from Michigan Avenue and Navy Pier docks
Hit the beach!
GQ just released its Six Best Beaches in America
26 miles of lakefront
18-mile Lakefront Bike Trail
Green City Market
South end of Lincoln Park at Clark/Lincoln
Saturday 7am – 1pm
White Sox vs Seattle Mariners
Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Windy City RibFest in Uptown
Friday to Sunday
Craft beer, ribs and entertainment
Lawrence and Broadway
African/Caribbean International Festival of Life
Union Park in West Loop
Thursday through Sunday
70+ musical acts, food and more
Tix start at $15 (12 and under $5)
Chosen Few Old School Reunion Picnic
One the largest house music events in the country if not THE largest
Saturday 8am – 8pm
Advance tix are $20
Taste of Lakeview
Saturday and Sunday
Lincoln and Belmont
Featured as a 2013 can’t miss festival on WGN TV
All details are available at choosechicago.com