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Switch on Summer 2018
  • Join ComEd and the Chicago Park District as they mark Chicago’s official season-changing signal – turning on the Buckingham Fountain. The fourth annual “Switch on Summer” event will take place on Sunday, May 6th, from 12:00-3:00 p.m. and will include free giveaways, family-friendly activities, and live entertainment from Sixteen Candles Band. WGN Meteorologist Tom Skilling will serve as the event host, and more than 20 of Chicagoland’s most beloved organizations will join ComEd and the Park District to help kick off the city’s favorite season.

    The fountain will be switched on at 2:00 p.m.

Switch on Summer 2018
  • Location: Buckingham Fountain
  • Address: 301 S. Columbus Dr.
  • May 6, 2018
  • Buckingham Fountain