In the Spotlight

June 07, 2016

A Picnic in the Cosmos 

Creative Chicagoans are invited to recruit their friends, choose a team name, pack a festive picnic and show off their clever, elaborate and imaginative feasts in the fifth annual Grant Park Music Festival Picnic Contest on the Great Lawn of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. more

May 31, 2016

Crazy, Passionate Storm 

Festival favorite Storm Large returns to the Jay Pritzker Pavilion to perform The Crazy Arc of Love with her band Le Bonheur on Wednesday, June 22. more

March 28, 2017

We're Classic Chicago 

Celebrate Chicago's summer music sensation in the city's most spectacular setting—Millennium Park. Relive the season and enjoy our video. more

May 17, 2016

Lunchtime Learning 

Docent Susan Fauer shares her insights at an open rehearsal. more

April 29, 2016

From Project Inclusion to Grant Park Orchestra 

The Festival welcomes one of its newest—and youngest—musicians. more

April 27, 2016

Today's Grant Park Music Festival 

The Festival celebrates its 82nd season, still going strong. more

April 27, 2016

Getting Ready for Summer 

Millennium Park prepares for an estimated 3 million visitors this summer. more

April 29, 2016

An International Independence Day Salute 

The National Youth Choir of Scotland and the Chicago Youth Symphonies take stage. more

June 15, 2016

WFMT Brings the Festival to You 

Listen to select Festival concerts live on 98.7WFMT throughout the summer.  more