There may be some rain in Chicago this weekend, but it’s still worth celebrating the last unofficial weekend of summer outside. So pack both your umbrella and sunscreen and check out these events happening in Chicago over Labor Day weekend.
Millennium Park plays host to the 35th Annual Chicago Jazz Festival, with acts lined up all weekend. Here’s the Friday, Saturday and Sunday schedules, as well as a festival map. Need some help narrowing down your options? The Chicago Tribune compiled this list of “must-see acts.”
For those whose music tastes veer toward the more eclectic, check out the North Coast Music Festival. The lineup includes Wu Tang performing 36 Chambers, Passion Pit, Nas and Purity Ring. Here’s the full schedule of what’s playing on the fest’s five stages.
There’s no rain predicted for Saturday night, so head over to a good outdoor viewing spot at 10:15 p.m. when Navy Pier shoots off its last Saturday night fireworks of the summer.
— by Emily Stone