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2019 Labor Day Weekend Events & Activities Chicago IL

Celebrate all of the work that you’ve accomplished this year and check out these 2019 Labor Day Weekend events and activities in Chicago!

North Coast Music Festival • Northerly Island Park

August 30 – 31 • 2:30 – 11:00 pm

Celebrating its 10-year anniversary, the North Coast Music Festival at Northerly Island Park offers two days of wonderful music. The festival has over 25 acts performing on two stages, with headlining performances by Major Lazer and Bassnectar. Single-day, two-day, and VIP tickets are available for purchase. (1521 S Linn White Dr, Chicago, IL 60605)

2019 Taste of Polonia Festival • Copernicus Center

August 30 @ 5:00 pm – September 2 @ 9:30 pm

Head to the Copernicus Center for the Taste of Polonia Festival, which is the largest and oldest Polish festival in America. Along with a selection of Polish and non-Polish food, the 4-day festival offers live music on four different stages, cultural events, a casino, dance events, kid’s activities, and much more. (5216 W Lawrence Ave, Chicago, IL 60630)

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Chicago Jazz Festival • Chicago Cultural Center/Millennium Park/Various Chicago Venues

August 23 – September 1

The Chicago Jazz Festival, which is held at the Chicago Cultural Center, Millennium Park, and other venues throughout Chicago, features Jazz performers from Chicago and around the world. Notable performers include Eddie Palmieri, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, and Cécile McLorin Salvant. (Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602; Millennium Park, 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602)

African Festival of the Arts • Washington Park

August 30 – September 2

Highlights of the African Festival of the Arts in Washington Park include a simulated African village, interactive engagements, collectible artifacts, drumming sessions, handwoven fabrics and textiles, fine art, a wellness village, a food court, and an African spirituality exhibit. (5531 S Martin Luther King Dr, Chicago, IL 60637)

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