Summer Day Parties in Chicago

By: George Adelman
An image of North Avenue Beach with blue water, sand, and the city along the coast

The summer in Chicago speaks for itself. It is time to beat the heat with some fun-filled festivities. In Chicago, even the neighborhoods organize events almost every week. The community celebrations are so vibrant and lively, and you can meet people and mingle as well as enjoy some great party food and snacks! There are also activities for all age groups, live shows, musical entertainment, and dancing!

Here are a couple of fun summer day parties that you can enjoy in Chicago:


Millennium Park Summer Day Music Festival

This is an outdoor concert that features various local artists who perform for entertainment. This is a great event to go to if you love music and dancing. If you are lucky, you might even find some international music artists at this event. You will definitely have a good time.

Grand Food Fest

You don’t need to go from restaurant to restaurant to find great food. You can have it all in one place – right here in Chicago. There are numerous stalls available at the grand festival. If you are worried about quantity, don’t! You can try small bits and pieces of food so that you get to have a taste of most of it. This will be money well spent, because who doesn’t love food?

Chicago Dance

Dance off at the Chicago dance fest at Grant Park. You can listen to different DJs, bands, live performances, and of course, enjoy lots and lots of dancing! The space is pretty big so it won’t be too crowded. If you like dancing, this is the perfect party to go to.

Beach Party

There are many beaches in Chicago. North Avenue Beach, Hollywood Beach, South Shore Beach, etc., have great summer parties. You can play volleyball and various other games. Moreover, there is also dancing at the beach, which is probably the most fun part of the whole experience. It is definitely a must-go place, whether with family or with friends.


Soho House Party

This is one of the best places to party during the day in the summer in Chicago. The view is also superb as you will notice the city’s skyline. There is delicious food available for guests to enjoy, coupled with non-stop music, dancing, and fun! Soho House organizes one of the most elegant summer parties in Chicago every Sunday for its members.

Singles Party

If you are single and looking for a good time, you should definitely go to this party. The party takes place on the rooftop of Ivy Sky Terrace at Ivy Hotel, Chicago. You can meet all sorts of people from different age groups and different backgrounds. It is the best way to make new friends and even perhaps to find the love of your life.

So if you are planning to take a trip to Chicago in the summer, make sure that you don’t miss out on the summer day parties!