Chicago Jazz Festival
August 23, 2019

With Wheeling’s proximity to Chicago, ONE residents have access to the rich, exciting programming that the city has to offer. The 41st Annual Chicago Jazz Festival begins this Friday, August 23, and runs for over a week, giving you plenty of time to get down into the city and take advantage of this great event! 

41st Annual Chicago Jazz Festival

The Jazz Festival is one of Chicago’s longest standing free festivals. The festival is entering into its 41st year with a special feature tribute to Nat King Cole performed by his brother Freddy Cole and with a celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the Jazz Institute of Chicago

The Jazz Festival features both local and international jazz artists, celebrating where the musical genre has come from and exploring the new directions it is taking today. This all-ages event is the perfect time to gather with friends and family to enjoy music and dance with the community.

Jazz Festival Schedule

Free neighborhood concerts from Friday, August 23 to Thursday, August 29 lead up to the Millennium Park mainstage event starting the following weekend. The neighborhood shows take place all across town, giving you a chance to explore different parts of the city and allowing everyone to partake in the festivities. You can view a full schedule of the neighborhood shows here.

The peak weekend of the festival runs from Thursday, August 29 to Sunday, September 1. The main events are located at the Chicago Cultural Center and Millennium Park. You can find the full schedule of events occuring at the Chicago Cultural Center here. You can find a full schedule of all of the shows happening in Millennium Park, as well as a festival map to go with, here

Getting There

The Wheeling Metra stop is located directly outside of ONE luxe apartments, so you can easily take the North Shore Central Metra line into Union Station in Chicago. Chicago is also only a short drive from Wheeling, and you can park your car at Millennium Garages nearby the festival or find a spot using the Spothero app. 

Living at ONE keeps you close to all the action. Contact us to learn more about our luxe apartments and how to reserve your spot today.