Free July 4 concert Millennium Park
Where: Millennium Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, 201 E Randolph St, 312 742-1168. More info here or 312-742-7638.
When: Independence Day Salute Friday July 2, 2021 6:30-8pm and Saturday July 3, 2021 6:30-8pm
This year there are two concerts on July 2 and 3. Head to Millennium Park for free Independence Day Salute concerts. Bring your family and friends and celebrate under the sky and stars with an evening of patriotic favorites, including Stars and Stripes Forever, the 1812 Overture and more.
Grant Park Orchestra
Carlos Kalmar, conductor
Christopher Bell, conductor
John Williams: Summon the Heroes
Scott Joplin: Overture to Treemonisha
Arr. Robert Lowden: Armed Forces Salute
Florence Price: Dances in the Canebrakes
Leonard Bernstein: Selections from West Side Story
George Walker: Lyric for Strings
Pytor Ilyich Tchaikovsky: 1812 Overture
John Philip Sousa: Stars and Stripes Forever
In 2019 there was No outside booze permitted for this concert
Read about it here. For this event you may want to arrive early in case the security lines are long.
Prepare to march and wave your flag
This concert gets really crowded so you may want to show up early and stake out your spot. It’s really fun and patriotic with Tchaikovsky, John Philip Sousa, flag waving, singing, marching and more. Fun for all ages! Purchase your flags here.
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