Entry to festival for all 3-days where you can enjoy 3 stages with 40+ bands, a record fair, a craft fair, 20+ food vendors, and many more exciting features. No outside food or beverage except sealed bottled water. Rain or shine, artists subject to change.
Entry to festival for all Friday/Saturday/Sunday where you can enjoy 3 stages with 40+ bands, a record fair, a craft fair, 20+ food vendors, and many more exciting features. No outside food or beverage except sealed bottled water. Rain or shine, artists subject to change.
Experience this year's festival like never before with our Pitchfork +PLUS upgrade. Spend your weekend enjoying curated specialty food and cocktails. Take a break between sets in one of our shaded seating areas, and make full use of our air-conditioned bathrooms. Located in a shaded area directly across from the Blue Stage on the south end of the park, Pitchfork PLUS+ is a perfect place to call home base for the entire weekend. Amenities include:
Celebrating its 13th year in 2018, the internationally recognized Pitchfork Music Festival presents 40+ acts over the course of three days each summer in Chicago’s Union Park. The festival highlights the best in new and emerging music. Since 2006, this independently run festival has consistently proven to be one of the most welcoming, comfortable, reasonably priced, and rewarding weekends of music around.
Hosting 60,000 attendees of all ages from 45 states and 26 countries, Pitchfork Music Festival offers a wide array of activities beyond the music. With 50 individual vendors, as well as specialty record and craft fairs, the festival works to support local businesses while promoting the Chicago arts and food communities as a whole. We maintain a commitment to keeping ticket prices low, providing new and useful amenities, and working with the city’s best local vendors each year. Stay tuned for more festival feature updates.
Check out highlights from last year below:
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