Reminder: Free 2014 Chicago SummerDance Festival Offers Free Dance Lessons

Reminder to go out and enjoy the FREE Chicago SummerDance Festival this 2014 summer as the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park blossoms into an urban dance space each Thursday through Sunday from June 27 – September 14, 2014. Forty-two different live bands swing, waltz, salsa, cha-cha, and more for locals and visitors. Last year over 100,000 people enjoyed the free Chicago SummerDance festival, making it the largest festival of its kind in the United States.    Each night of the eleven-week free festival offers an free introductory one-hour dance lesson by professional instructors followed by two hours of music and dancing on a 4,600 square-foot,

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open-air dance floor designed by artist Dan Peterman out of 100% recycled materials. The dance floor is located in the Spirit of Music Garden in Grant Park, at 601 S. Michigan Avenue. Chicago SummerDance free events occur every Thursday, Friday, and Saturday evening, from 6 to 9:30 pm and on each Sunday afternoon from 4 to 7 pm, weather permitting.

Updates and announcements will be available at the SummerDance Hotline at 312.742.4007, on


Here is the schedule:


July Schedule

Chicago SummerDance continues in July with performances by Chicago Catz andSoundMinas Quintet.

August Schedule

Don’t miss the Chicago House Party! on Sat., August 9 from 6-9pm.


September Schedule

Chicago SummerDance comes to a close on September 14 with El Payo y La Tiranta.

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