Lollapalooza is more than just a music festival. Taking place each year in historic Grant Park, Lolla is a three-day cultural experience that takes place on 115 acres between Downtown Chicago and Lake Michigan.
MORE THAN JUST A ROCK CONCERT
Ever since the first festival in 1991, Lollapalooza has always been a place where music fans can learn more about how to help the world around them.
Whether it’s becoming more environmentally conscious,registering to vote or saving a life through a bone marrow match, Lolla Cares brings together the best of the world’s organizations and puts them in front of 100K festival fans to bring awareness to amazing causes.
Around The Park
ONE MILE FROM END TO END
Each and every year, Lollapalooza partners with popular brands to show up at Grant Park and help enhance the experience outside of the music on stage.
From free swag to festival essentials & giveaways, be sure to swing by our festival partner activations throughout the weekend.
Green Street is your one-stop shop for local, national and world-recognized artisans to sell environmentally responsible goods to all Lollapalooza fans.
Whether you need new garb, an up-cycled accessory, or to enhance your art collection — you’ll find it in Green Street. If you forgot some basic festival essentials, visit the General Store next to Buckingham Fountain for your last minute needs.
KIDZ 10 AND UNDER GET IN FREE
Lollapalooza is for music fans of all ages! Kidzapalooza, presented by Lifeway Kefir, is a festival within a festival for parents who want to teach their kids what it’s like to experience one of the most special events in the world.
Located in its own enclosed area of Grant Park, Kidzapalooza opens at 11AM and closes at 5PM each day of the Fest, and offers parents and kids the opportunity to catch family-friendly music on its own stage plus various activities including creating their own music, arts & crafts and much more.
This is your chance to put your products in front of over 300,000 enthusiastic fans at the twenty-fourth year of Lollapalooza, America's premier rock festival. 2015 marks the eleventh year of Chicago being Lollapalooza's home! For three days, Chicago’s Grant Park is transformed into a tour de force of music, art, fun stuff for kids, food, interactivity and community. With more than 130 bands and performers on eight stages, Lollapalooza is one of the mightiest entertainment collectives anywhere.
Green Street is the public face of Lollapalooza's environmental mission. This is our forum for showing the fans simple yet effective ways to live a life more green and it will include art market vendors, a Rock & Recycle Center (which rewards fans for recycling), and other exhibits and nonprofits specializing in the environment. Green Street debuted in 2007 and proved to be an extremely popular and well-attended feature. The area is a specially designed destination with fun, interactive booths and exhibits. This is the only craft vending area on the grounds and there will be a limited number of about twenty select vendors who specialize in eco-products.