Guide To The Best Chicago Summer Festivals
Hi, I'm Tanya. Here's a guide for the best summer festivals in Chicago.
The Riot Fest has great acts ...from The Smashing Pumpkins to The Village People.  3-day pass is $170 and includes meals and snacks through the day.
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At the Chicago Blues Festival, you'll see Grammy- winning artists and young, up-and-coming talent.  Best part...it's free!
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The Taste of Chicago is a classic summer fest in the city.  Entry, entertainment, and smells are free! Food tickets are $10.
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Lollapalooza is a lolla!  Can't score tickets?  Try the livestream on YouTube (or try my tip). Multi-day passes run $340, VIP up to $4,000.
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VIP is the way to go at the Pitchfork Music Festival. Get awesome bleacher seats and great music. 3-days: $150 to $325, look for early bird deals.
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The Taste of Randolph has 2 main stages + awesome live music and fun Chicagoans, of course! Admission: Suggested $10 donation + food/drink purchases.
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The Chicago Jazz Festival is free! Arrive early to get a seat on the lawn. Bring your blankets, chairs, coolers and food.
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The Grant Park Music Festival holds summer-long classical music concerts featuring extraordinary musicians. Lawn seats are free.
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The Chicago House Music Festival draws crowds from around the country. DJs are dropping beats all day at this free event.
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Insider tip to get in for (almost) free. For a few hours of time, you could earn a full day pass. It could be the beginning of you best fest life!
Questions or need Chicago insider info? Find me on Instagram @travelsandtreasuresblog
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