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Lollapalooza 2017, Sunday
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Everything you need to know about Lollapalooza 2022

Offering four days of pop, rock and hip-hop stars, Lollapalooza is Chicago's biggest summer festival.

Zach Long
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Zach Long
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Chicago's biggest summer music festival comes back to Grant Park every summer, hosting as many as 100,000 attendees each day, as well as the latest and greatest pop, rock and hip-hop stars. Lollapalooza 2022 promises to be just as gigantic as previous additions, setting up stages in the vicinity of some of Chicago's best attractions. We're still waiting for details about the lineup, but you'll likely be able to catch aftershows at Chicago's best music venues and take some late-night walks through the Loop. For now, you can relive some Lollapalooza memories with all of our coverage of the festival through the years—and the latest updates on Lollapalooza 2022.

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When is Lollapalooza 2022?

Lollapalooza 2022 will happen during its usual weekend, taking place from July 28–31, 2022.

Where is Lollapalooza 2022?

Lollapalooza takes place in Grant Park in downtown Chicago, with entries typically set up at the intersection of Ida B. Wells Drive and Michigan Avenue, as well as Monroe Street and Columbus Drive.

How do I get tickets to Lollapalooza 2022?

Tickets to Lollapalooza 2022 aren't on sale yet.

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The best fashion at Lollapalooza 2017

The best fashion at Lollapalooza 2017

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Lollapalooza 2016

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Final thoughts on Lollapalooza 2014

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Lolla street style

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Saturday faces in the crowd

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Friday faces in the crowd

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