Labor Day in Chicago: Events and Getaways

Labor Day weekend 2017 gives visitors to Chicago much to see and do. If you decide to hire limo service Chicago is a great city to see from the comfort and convenience of a limo. Pontarelli Chicago Limousine Service can provide you a safe, luxury ride with an experienced, professional driver this Labor Day weekend. Experience the city hassle-free.


Thursday, August 31, 2017

Chicago Jazz Festival

The 39th annual Chicago Jazz Festival kicks off on Thursday and runs through September 3rd. Held in Millennium Park, the event is free and open to the public. The Chicago Jazz Collective, Dave Rempis Quintet, and Jon Faddis are scheduled to perform on the 31st.


Friday, September 1, 2017

African Festival of the Arts

Held in Washington Park, the 28th annual festival runs through Sept. 4th. This family-friendly event includes interactive spaces, a replica African village, drumming, a Wellness Village, fine arts, and performances that include Wyclef Jean on the 3rd. Tickets are required, with general admission starting at $15.


Chicago Jazz Festival Art Fair

This Wrigley Square/Millennium Park free event features the abstract, mixed-media art of Adam Guichard, its Official Artist, and 10 other participating artists and studios.


Chicago Onscreen at Calumet and Ping Tom

The free festival of locally-connected short films begins at 8 p.m. in Calumet Park and Ping Tom Memorial Park.


Chicago SummerDance

This free event in Grant Park runs from the 1st through the 4th and features dance lessons and live bands of various musical styles.


Great American Lobster Fest

Navy Pier hosts this family-friendly event that runs from the 1st through the 3rd. Families can purchase lobster meals and listen to free live music.


North Coast Music Festival

The electronic, hip hop, indie rock, and jam band festival kicks off on the 1st in Union Park. Friday’s headliners are Gucci Mane, Deadmou5, and Eric Prydz. Tickets start at $64 for a single-day pass.


Taste of Polonia

Chicago’s Polish festival kicks off on the 1st and runs through the 4th at the Copernicus Center at Jefferson Park. Food, Polish beer, and more than 30 live bands will be featured, with Classical, dance, jazz, pop, and rock music as well as polka. Tickets are $5 for admission before 5 p.m. and $10 per admission after 5 p.m.


United Flight 232 Opens at the Chopin Theatre

Directed by Vanessa Stalling, the performance by The House Theatre of Chicago opens on the 1st and runs through October 21st. The drama is recommended for audiences in their teen years and up. Tickets start at $15.


Saturday, September 2, 2017

Chicago Onscreen at Chase and Ogden

The free festival of locally-connected short films begins at 8 p.m. in Chase Park and Ogden Park.


Navy Pier Summer Fireworks

The fireworks show is scheduled to start at 10:15 p.m.


Monday, September 4, 2017

Movies in the Parks at Osterman Beach

The park will host a free screening of Top Gun from 8-9:50 p.m.

Labor Day weekend is the perfect time to get away and relax. Consider using a Chicago car service if you want to participate in these Labor Day events without the hassle of parking.

Posted on Aug 29 2017