Explore Events at Grant Park, Within Walking Distance of the HotelKnown as "Chicago's Front Yard," the 319-acre Grant Park hosts dozens of festivals and events every year. Home to the famous "Bean" in Millennium Park, the Art Institute of Chicago, and Buckingham Fountain, Grant Park is the place to indulge your palate at The Taste of Chicago, dance the day away at Lollapalooza, watch your favorite bands at the Grant Park Music Festival, and relax to the soothing sounds at the Chicago Jazz Festival. Grant Park's central location in The Loop business district is also the starting and finish lines of the Chicago Marathon.
Prices -Free; prices for events and attractions vary.
Hours -6:00 am-11:00 pm, daily
- Art Institute of Chicago
- Baseball and softball at Hutchinson Field
- Skate park for BMX bikes, rollerblades, and scooters
- Lake Michigan marinas
- Petrillo Music Shell
- Adler Planetarium
- Field Museum of Natural History
- Shedd Aquarium