11th Annual Chefs On The Grill
5:30 PM17:30

11th Annual Chefs On The Grill

Chefs on the Grill is back for its 11th year! Hosted by Park Grill & The Plaza at Millennium Park join Chicago's top restaurants as they compete for COTG champion!

Enjoy an alfresco evening interacting with the chefs, tasting their signature grill recipes, open bar, and jamming to a live band.

The following restaurants are competing to be crowned champion!

1.Goddess and the Grocer


3.Chicago Culinary Kitchen

4.Antique Taco

5.Son of a Butcher

6.Chicago Firehouse Restaurant


8.720. S at Hilton Chicago

9.Lo & Slow BBQ

10.Punch Bowl Social

11.The Roost

12.South Branch

13.Doc Watsons SmokeHouse 

14.Pink Taco

15.Park Grill

16.The Ogden


Tickets on sale now! Visit COTG 2018 for more info and ticket options. 

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Chicago Jazz Festival
to Sep 2

Chicago Jazz Festival

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Thursday August 30th


Chicago Jazz Festival is in full swing throughout Millennium Park Thursday August 30th, Friday August 31st, Saturday September 1st, & Sunday September 2nd at Park Grill at Millennium Park!

The Plaza stage will host 8 talented jazz artists & bands as they play from noon to 4pm!

This is a free event! Stop by The Plaza all weekend long to hear great music from Chicago musicians!


12-2pm Julius Tucker

4-6pm Thaddeus Tukes ViIbez



Friday August 31st

12-2pm High Hat

4-6pm Bomanville



Saturday September 1st

12-2pm Petra van Nuis

4-6pm Isabella Isherwood



Sunday September 2nd

12-2pm Lucas Gillian

4-6pm Irvin Pierce

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6th Annual HopDown Beer Fest
5:00 PM17:00

6th Annual HopDown Beer Fest

Celebrate Fall in Chicago's Millennium Park with our annual beet tasting event! Guests receive a complimentary tasting glass and a voting card to choose the 2018 Harvest HopDown winner! Oktoberfest fest food stations will feature tasty eats!

Ticket includes unlimited seasonal beer tastings from over 25 breweries and live music!


Tickets available at http://hopdown.eventbrite.com/?s=86576267

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Bank of America Chicago Marathon Pasta Dinner
6:30 PM18:30

Bank of America Chicago Marathon Pasta Dinner

Join the Featured Restaurant of the Bank of America Chicago Marathon for a Pasta Dinner in Millennium Park! Get ready for the long run by enjoying a number of fine pasta options and an evening of live music.


Buffet Style Event

Salad Bar:

Simple Salad

Caesar Salad

Caprese Salad

Grilled Antipasti

Dinner Rolls

Pasta Buffet:

Spaghetti & Meatballs

Fettucini Alfredo with Chicken

Gluten Free Vegetable Pasta

Dessert Bar:

Flourless Brownie



One (1) Goose Island Beer or One (1) glass of Featured Wine

Live Music


TICKETS AVAILABLE AT https://pastapgmp.eventbrite.com


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4th Annual Chicago Mariachi Festival Millennium Park
2:00 PM14:00

4th Annual Chicago Mariachi Festival Millennium Park

Join us as we celebrate the heritage and culture of mariachi music. The annual festival showcases world-class mariachi ensembles from the U.S. and Mexico as well as Mariachi Heritage Foundation student ensembles on multiple stages throughout Millennium Park. From 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM you can see Mariachi Herencia de Mexico on the Plaza stage. Enjoy latino inspired dishes like steak tacos, chicken tinga tostadas, street style elotes, and more!



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