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Best Picnic Spots Around Chicago

September 28, 2010 7:00 AM

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Picnic In The City

Picnic In The City

Grab a blanket, the kids, or your sweetie, and head to one of the scenic spots below for a truly unique Chicago picnic.

Millennium Park

Check out the schedule – www.millenniumpark.org/parkevents

At Millennium Park’s Pritzker Pavilion, you can picnic during one of the many free concerts or symphony rehearsals during the day.

Movies in the Park at Grant Park

Check out the full schedule – www.chicagoparkdistrict.com

Get your picnic gear and head to Grant Park. Not only will you picnic with one of the best view of the city, you’ll get a free movie too! The annual Grant Park Outdoor Movie Festival plays films every Thursday evening throughout the Summer.

Caldwell Lily Pond in Lincoln Park

Hidden away at The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pond, located at the north end of Lincoln Park Zoo, is a peaceful little park. The park makes a perfect picnic spot after a day at the zoo, or long day at the office.

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