Pritzker Pavilion


Pritzker Pavilion is Millennium Park's acoustically awesome band shell. Architect Frank Gehry designed it and gave it his trademark swooping silver exterior. The pavilion hosts free concerts at 6:30pm several nights a week from June to August.

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1. Great Lawn

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The Great Lawn is the grassy area in front of Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park, where everyone sits and picnics during concerts.

2. Millennium Park

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There's free admission to Millennium Park, the playful heart of the city. It shines with whimsical public art, both permanent and temporary exhibits, and…

3. BP Bridge

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4. Cloud Gate

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5. Maggie Daley Park

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6. Nichols Bridgeway

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7. Lurie Garden

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If the crowds at the Bean, Crown Fountain and Pritzker Pavilion are too much, seek out the peaceful Lurie Garden, which uses native plants to form a…

8. Chicago Cultural Center

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