Riot Fest marks the end of summer music festival season with a weekend of rock, metal and punk, taking place from September 15–17, 2017. The festival will return to Douglas Park (conveniently located near one of the city's best breweries) for the third consecutive year. This year, Nine Inch Nails, Queens of the Stone Age and newly-reunited punk act Jawbreaker top the lineup. Check out the full lineup, photos from past festivals and more with our guide to Riot Fest.
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When is Riot Fest 2017?
Riot Fest occurs from September 15–17, 2017.
Where is Riot Fest 2017?
For the second year in a row, Riot Fest will take place in Douglas Park on Chicago's West Side.
How do I get to Riot Fest 2017?
The easiest way to get to Riot Fest is to take the Pink Line train to California, which is just a short walk away from the festival's entrance. By bus, the fest is accessible via the 12, 18, 49 and 94 routes. By Metra, the BNSF Western Avenue station is also an option.