Wednesday, August 21, 2019

SummerDance Celebration in Millennium Park on Saturday, August 24, 2019 (Chicago, IL.)

WHAT:                   SummerDance Celebration
                              FREE Admission

WHEN:                  Saturday, August 24
                              1-8 p.m.

WHERE:                Millennium Park Chicago, Illinois

For Millennium Park - Live trucks ONLY may park on upper Randolph St.–just east of the McDonald’s Cycle Center.  Press Check-in opens at 5:30 p.m. for the Jay Pritzker Pavilion performances and is located at Patron Services on the west side of the Jay Pritzker Pavilion. Please allow extra time to go through the security checks located at all festival entrances.       

The 3rd Annual SummerDance Celebration on Saturday, August 24 in Millennium Park will feature a full day of participatory dance competitions, social dancing, lessons and performances by local dance companies throughout the park.  A Chicago Dance Showcase at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion stage from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. will feature performances by local dance companies Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, Joel Hall Dancers & Center, Rated E Dance Crew, Urban Vibe Dance Company Chicago, Diosas and The Future Kingz. Admission is free. For the complete schedule, visit

16 p.m.                 Dance Village with See Chicago Dance in Wrigley Square

1–2 p.m.                 Salsa Footwork and Partner Workshop with Blanca Aviles of Latin Rhythms at Cloud Gate Stage

23 p.m.                 Urban Line Dancing Workshop with Fre2Dance at Cloud Gate Plaza

34 p.m.                 “The Most Versatile Dancer Contest”® with May I Have This Dance at Cloud Stage

34 p.m.                 Dance Party with Bollywood Groove at The Great Lawn

4–5 p.m.                 Afro Fusion Workshop with Imania Detry of Ayodele Drum and Dance at The Great Lawn

46 p.m.                 WBEZ’s Curious City reporter Monica Eng interviews pioneers of Polka Hop, El Pasito Duranguense and Footwork, PLUS dance lessons and dance-off at Cloud Gate Stage

5–6 p.m.                 “Old Town Road” Line Dancing Workshop at The Great Lawn

6:307:30 p.m.       Chicago Dance Showcase featuring Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Cerqua Rivera Dance Theatre, Joel Hall Dancers, Rated ‘E’ Dance Crew, Urban Vibe Dance Company, Diosas and The Future Kingz at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion

7:30–8 p.m.            Social Dance Party with DJ Selah Sey at The Great Lawn

Updates and announcements (including weather-related announcements) will be shared on Facebook and on Twitter @SummerDanceChi, #ChicagoSummerDance. For more information, visit

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