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#SwitchOnSummer 2019 with ComEd and the Chicago Park District
  • Presented By: Buckingham Fountain
  • Location: Buckingham Fountain
  • Address: 301 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL 60605
  • Phone: (312) 664-0153
  • Dates: May 5, 2019
  • Time: 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
  • Price: Free
  • On Sunday, May 5th, ComEd and the Chicago Park District will again join forces for the fifth annual “Switch on Summer” event to turn on Chicago’s iconic Buckingham Fountain for the season.

    The event will include free giveaways and live entertainment from 1980s cover band Sixteen Candles and Chicago-area rock band Today’s Trade and performance from the Joffrey Ballet’s Exelon Strobel Step-Up Dancers.

    Additionally, more than 20 of Chicagoland’s most beloved organizations, including the Brookfield Zoo, Chicago Blackhawks, Field Museum, and more, will join ComEd and the Park District to provide family-friendly activities. Over 15,000 residents and visitors are expected to attend #SwitchOnSummer to help mark Chicago’s (un)official season-changing signal.

#SwitchOnSummer 2019 with ComEd and the Chicago Park District
  • Location: Buckingham Fountain
  • Address: 301 S Columbus Dr
  • May 5, 2019
  • Buckingham Fountain
  • Free