From live music and craft beer to a day aimed at making the city a better place to live, there’s a lot on tap for Downtown Chicago this June.
Chicago Blues Festival- June 10-12
Downtown’s Grant Park is the place to be the second weekend of June for a free, three-day live music show. The Chicago Blues Fest kicks off each day at 11am, with headliners and cover bands invited to take five stages before an expected crowd of more than 500,000 fans.
Chicago Ale Fest- June 17-18
Head back to the park the next weekend for the annual Chicago Ale Fest, with some proceeds benefiting the Grant Park Conservancy. Going on at Buckingham Fountain, the festival is expected to serve up an excess of 200 beers from more than 100 craft breweries around the nation.
Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon- June 25
Finally, join thousands of others at Daley Plaza for the Chicago Cares Serve-a-thon. Tapped as the city’s largest volunteer day, the morning starts bright and early with a quick breakfast, followed by a day of volunteering all over the city. The day concludes with an after-party, featuring live music and food in celebration of all the good deeds.