By Zach Long
Posted: Wednesday January 23 2019
If you want to attend the biggest music festival in Chicago, get your tickets to Lollapalooza. Attendees at the Grant Park fest enjoy four whole days of bands, heat and huge crowds near some of Chicago's best attractions. Lolla's 2019 lineup hasn't been announced yet, but you can expect a bill packed with pop, rock, hip-hop and electrionic acts as well as a long list of aftershows at local music venues. Before you head to the Loop, learn everything you need to know about the year's biggest music event as well as wild photos from previous editions.
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When is Lollapalooza 2019?
Lollapalooza will occur on August 1-4, 2019.
Where is Lollapalooza?
Lollapalooza takes place in Grant Park in downtown Chicago, near attractions such as Millennium Park and the Art Institute. There are two entrances that attendees can use: The main gate is at Congress Parkway and Michigan Avenue, while the secondary entrance is at Columbus Drive and Jackson Drive.
How do I get to Lollapalooza?
With 100,000 people cramming into Grant Park each day during Lollapalooza weekend, parking is at a premium. That's why we recommend taking public transportation to (and from) the event. If you're taking a CTA train, you can take the Brown, Pink, Orange or Purple Lines to Harold Washington Library or ride the Blue and Red Line to Jackson. By bus, the 1, 3, 4, 7, 26, 28, 126, 132 and 147 are your best bets. You can also take the Metra Electric line to Millennium Station, just North of Grant Park.
How do I get tickets to Lollapalooza?
Tickets for Lollapalooza probably won't go on sale until sometime in March. When they do, you'll be able to find single-day and weekend passes on Time Out's ticket page or the festival’s official website.