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Jay Pritzker Pavilion

Open Now: 6:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Millennium Park, Chicago, IL
Downtown / The Loop
+1 312-742-1412
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This building is so eye-catching, because of its size, design, gorgeous curves, and fascinating metal skin. It's quite uplifting just to see it, being able to catch a concert there would be totally amazing - we didn't, sadly... But our hotel was nearby, and we...More

Thank BenLar137
Reviewed October 5, 2018

This is an architectural masterpiece and in beautifully designed and while we were there we lost count of the number of people taking pictures from all angles.

Thank DavidMay1945
Reviewed September 24, 2018

Our visit just happened to coincide with the Concert for Chicago, featuring the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the Civic Orchestra all rolled into one. Ricardo Muti brought them together flawlessly for three outstanding pieces of fabulous music. Incredible acoustics, more seats than usual for this...More

Thank Pat P
Reviewed September 20, 2018

This is a beautiful pavilion. The design and layout look excellent, It's centrally located in Millennium Park - would love to see a concert here! Maybe next time.

Thank Karen C
Reviewed September 17, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful design in a great public city park that hosts outdoor concerts just made for picnics and fun gatherings.

Thank 652rayq
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Went as part of the 40th Chicago jazz festival. Great place in a very modern and unusual setting. Very space age design.

Thank IAN D
Reviewed September 4, 2018

Jay Pritzker Pavilion is located in the north end of Millennium Park. The massive structure is impossible to miss with its impressive architectural features. They have several performances here including the Jazz Fest and a classical music series. The sound is state of the art...More

Thank mmaccou
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The area with seats worked well for someone on a cane, not too steep. It's an outdoor venue, so when the torrential rain came, we had to leave. The security and volunteers were very helpful in that event. The sound system is good and the...More

Thank Cara S
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Another part of Millennium Park, It has state of the art acoustic systems suspended above the audience area and seats more than 11000 people for free concerts and performances. Unfortunately when we were in Chicago, we missed the concert series although we did catch the...More

Thank AnnieM452
Reviewed August 20, 2018

If you have a chance to go to a Chicago Symphony Orchestra concert, or any other, don't hesitate. The lawn seats are free, and the lattice speaker system overhead makes you feel as if you are in the paying seats. Now, be prepared to grin...More

Thank SueZq48
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August 30, 2017|
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Response from Aaron G | Reviewed this property |
It's called Millenium Park Garage. The vehicle entrance for the Millennium Park Garage is on South Columbus Drive between Monroe Street (from the south, heading north) and Randolph Street (from the north, heading south).
July 4, 2015|
Response from Kim G | Reviewed this property |
There aren't really bad seats there. Enjoy!