Grant Park

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Details
337 E Randolph Dr (at Michigan Ave)
Chicago, IL 60601
(312) 742-3918
Park
Hours
Mon–Sun: 6:00 AM–11:00 PM

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  • Chicago: Any park that plays host to a Barack Obama victory speech and a Radiohead show in the same year deserves to be at the top of this list. -IFC Viewer
  • Buckingham Fountain is open for the 2013 season, daily from 8 a.m. - 11 p.m. http://www.chicagoparkdistrict.com/parks/clarence-f-buckingham-memorial-fountain/
  • The beautiful Grant Park Rose Garden is a popular location for weddings and also a peaceful place to enjoy the park's scenery.
  • Pete Wentz loves hanging out at festivals in the park. Its different from L.A.no one cares who I am. Sometimes people say hi, but it doesnt have the blood-in-the-water vibe to it.
  • Millenium Park gets all the attention but Grant Park is great for relaxing. There are public restrooms & a little cafe at Buckingham Fountain plaza. Or bring a picnic lunch & blanket & just chill.
  • Head to the lakefront park during the summer, when it hosts two major events: Taste of Chicago, the worlds largest outdoor food festival, and Lollapalooza, the annual music festival.
  • It's amazing how many cool events can happen in one park
  • People watching by the Bean or fountain is always great for sparking new ideas
  • Grant park has a statue of lincoln and lincoln park has a statue of grant!
  • Grab some lunch and sit atop the hill on a summer afternoon for people watching or bring a sled during snowy winter days.
  • Lollapalooza
  • If you can, head here during the week for a relaxing, peaceful visit without many other people around.
  • Renamed in 1901 after President Grant, this park has hosted presidential rallies, music rallies, and innumerable softball games. Visit at sunrise to see the city wake up.
  • Great park with movable ramps. Super close to the Nike 6.0 BMX Open. Come on by.
  • This amazing acreage hosts music fests, innovative playsand presidential acceptance speeches watched by 100,000 attendees.
  • I love Grant Park. Still amazed at the amount cool events that occur there.
  • Site of Obama's victory speech in '08.
  • Just take the time to enjoy Chicago!
  • LOVVVVED RELAXING! :D
  • Love the park from Daley Bi down to the Museum Campus