The Chicago Jazz Festival is free admission in all of its locales. The 2017 festival boasts multiple stages including at:

  • Chicago Cultural Center (78 E. Washington St.)
  • Millennium Park (201 E. Randolph St.


Stay overnight in the city and catch all four days of the Chicago Jazz Festival. Browse hotel options and book online.


Public transportation is one of the easiest and most economical ways to get around Chicago.

For route planners, maps and fare details for CTA (Chicago Transit Authority) buses and trains, visit

For regional transit schedules, maps and fare details for Metra's suburban commuter train, visit


For driving directions to the four underground parking facilities nearby, visit


For cyclists, information on Chicago's bike sharing program Divvy, local bike lanes and bicycle rack parking is available at

On-site bike parking is available in the McDonald's Cycle Center, a state-of-the-art indoor facility located in the northeast corner of Millennium Park. For information, visit or call 888-BIKE-WAY (888.245.3929).

Bike racks are also located on the concrete pad on the east side of the Pritzker Pavilion, as well as along Michigan Avenue and upper Randolph Street.


Chicago's official visitor information center is open year-round at 111 N. State Street, within the historic Macy's on State Street shopping center. Located in the city's downtown Loop, the visitor center has a dedicated team of local experts ready to welcome you and help make the most of your time in Chicago. Stop by for free brochures, maps and complimentary concierge services.

The Chicago Official Visitors Guide is the must-have publication for any trip to the city, packed with colorful spreads and expert travel articles. View the guide online or request your free copy at

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Every aspect of Millennium Park has been designed to be fully accessible to all patrons. Visit the Accessibility FAQs page at for detailed information.  

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