Grant Park Music Festival
Subway: Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, Purple (rush hrs) to Randolph; Red to Lake
Event Info: (312) 742-7638 grantparkmusicfestival.com
Classy music swag drops by Grant Park again this summer. The fest kicks off with violinist Stefan Jackiw, and the Grant Park Orchestra and Chorus immerse Chicagoans in the historical tunes of Nevsky. Bring a picnic and blanket for chillaxing on the lawn or find a chair in the Seating Bowl. Food and booze is also permitted.