Lollapalooza weekend is here – and with the weekend-long music festival comes a fashion show like no other. If you’re looking to up your festival style this year, check out a few of the local shops below for everything from vintage ware to hats.
When the final notes ring out at 10PM, it’s a mass exodus out of Grant Park. Everyone heads out in different directions, but if you ‘re looking to keep your night going, here are some of the best activities once Lollapalooza ends.
Whether you’ve already secured your ticket or are playing the waiting game with third-party brokers, Lollapalooza is coming up quickly. Often noted as a final hoorah, this year brings an eclectic choice of headliners to officially close out each night and unofficially close out summer. In preparation and excitement, here are five facts about each of the three headlining acts.
It’s no secret; Lollapalooza’s lineup never fails to overwhelm attendees — whether it be by offering conflicting set times, planning a path to get to the other side of the park, or just in terms of sheer volume. And while some attendees mosey into Grant Park towards the later half of the afternoon, there are dozens of acts worth catching earlier in the day. Here are 10 sets you should know about before they take the stage.
Though Lollapalooza offers Chow Town, its very own “festival of food” as its website states, there are plenty of others options nearby. Whether you want a quick bite on the way in, a nice meal before the headlining sets, or a late night snack before you collapse into bed, this list includes a little bit of everything. Here are six easy options for dining in the Loop during the weekend of Lollapalooza.
ere’s a guide below to hotels in the loop for Lollapalooza weekend; I separated them into two categories, value/luxury and hotels closest to Grant Park for convenience.
There’s just something so enticing about a colorful tropical drink. With fruity flavors and an almost hidden dose of booze that tends to pack a punch – they catch the eye like beautiful flowers and sexy sports cars, only in the case of tropical drinks they also appeal to the taste-buds as well.
Whether you’re a vegetarian or not, these fish tacos are sure to please your palate.
Shopping for home decor is a treasure hunt and fulfilling experience, here are the best boutique decor shops in Chicago.
Learning about animals, captaining a boat, sing a longs, nature hikes, and aerial magic can offer children a summer of discovery and memories they will never forget.
Swimming is a rite of passage during the hot summer days, and the best public pools can be found in Chicago.
When you need to leave the concrete mountains of the city and get your breath taken away by nature rather than a taxi nearly clipping your keister, consider a drive to a nearby rafting area.
If you’re looking for some history with your pint of beer, then give these historically significant bars in Chicago a look.
Celebrate National Ice Cream Month at these five ice cream shops in the city.
So look beyond the variety stores that are all things to all people. Instead, hone in on places that specialize in tech gadgets and electronic systems.
Aside from the pigeons, squirrels and the occasionally small rabbit that manage to make themselves feel at home among the multi-unit buildings and concrete sidewalks, it can be difficult to find a place to relax and feel as if you’re taking in the wildlife if you live in the city. Here are a few places nearby where you can take a break and connect with nature.
If you are looking for an exciting paintball experience, give one of these arenas a try.
Experience the best, and most unique, cocktails in the city at these mixologist bars.
Take the opportunity to celebrate National Fried Chicken Day (July 6) or any ole time you get a hankering. March to one of Chicago’s temples dedicated to the crispy bird.
Find your next favorite brew at these craft beer shops in Chicago.