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Past Events

Many events have been hosted previously at the Grant Park. HistoryGuide currently has 39 past event listings in its database, shown below.

DateEvent Information
Daily Taste of Chicago. Taste the flavors of Chicago with many of Chicago's finest restaurants. Also enjoy live music, children's acts, dancing, cooking… (Festivals - Culinary)
06/23/07 Chicago HealthFest. Come to Buckingham Fountain in Grant Park for a day of music, family entertainment, free health screening, giveaways, tasty food… (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party)
10/12/08 Bank of America Chicago Marathon. Runners from around the world will set out to accomplish a personal dream at the Chicago Marathon. Run to Stop MS. (Health & Fitness) 212-463-9791.
06/26/09
06/27/09
The Dew Tour, Nike 6.0 BMX Open. The best BMX athletes in the world will compete in BMX Park, Vert, and Dirt disciplines, as well as a Nike 6.0 street specialty… (Sports - X-treme Sports)
06/26/09
06/27/09
06/28/09 More...
2009 Taste of Chicago. Taste the flavors of Chicago with many of Chicago's finest restaurants. Also enjoy the sounds of live music on satge. (Festivals - Music)
08/07/09
08/08/09
08/09/09
Yuto Miyazawa at Kidzapalooza. Kidzapalooza is the concert event of the Summer for rock friendly families. Yuto Miyazawa, a Japanese child guitar prodigy in m… (Arts - Concerts)
08/29/09
08/30/09
!Viva! Chicago Latin Music Festival. Chicago's 21st annual Latin Music Festival with various Latin artists, food, dancing, and arts and crafts.. (Festivals - Music)
09/04/09
09/05/09
09/06/09
Chicago Jazz Festival. Featuring three stages of music for three days. Food and beverages available. Several Jazz artists perform live from Noon - 9:30… (Festivals - Music)
09/12/09
09/13/09
Celtic Fest Chicago. The 13th annual Celtic festival with live entertainment, beer, food, arts and crafts, and more.. (Festivals - Music)
09/27/09 Lung Walk - Chicago. Invite your friends, family and co-workers to join your team and together, raise funds to support the important programs and ser… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 312-781-1100.
05/02/10 Walk MS. 13 communities throughout Illinois will come together to raise money and to help create a world free of MS. Site routes range fr… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 312-423-1137.
06/25/10
06/26/10
06/27/10
SKECHERS Shape Up America Tour. Be sure to stop by the SKECHERS Shape-Up America tour bus and try out these body-altering shoes that help to improve your postur… (Health & Fitness)
07/03/10 City of Chicago Independence Eve Fireworks. An evening of fireworks, music, and food. (Festivals - Holiday Event / Party)
08/06/10
08/07/10
08/08/10
Lollapalooza. A three day, eight stage music festival. WLUW will broadcast live from the Free Yr Radio Broadcast Stage located just north of… (Arts - Concerts)
09/18/10 2010 Fight For Air Run/Walk. Form a team of friends, family or co-workers to Run or Walk the certified 5K route and make a difference in the lives of those l… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike) 312-781-1100.
09/24/10 Nintendo at AHA's Metro Chicago Start! Heart Walk. Throughout the event, people of all ages can experience active-play video games such as Wii Fit Plus and Wii Sports Resort, whet… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
05/01/11 MS Walk 2011. 13 communities throughout Illinois will come together to raise money and to help create a world free of MS. Site routes range fr… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
06/10/11
06/11/11
06/12/11
Essie Pop-Up-Shop at the 28th Annual Chicago Blues Festival. Join Essie for free manicures. Treat your nails to a shade from their new summer, Braziliant collection, or any other of their… (Retail - Retail Event)
06/10/11
06/11/11
06/12/11
28th Annual Chicago Blues Festival. During three days on five stages, more than 500,000 blues fans prove that Chicago is the "Blues Capital of the World." The Chic… (Festivals - Music)
07/02/11 Pick Chow! Across America. Two of Chicago's Best Talent: Chef Ryan Hutmacher (Centered Chef) and Patsy Bentivegna (Cooking Skills Academy) will team up wit… (Community - Cooking Competition)
08/11/11 14th Annual Elvis Is Alive 5K. Join Fleet Feet Sports at the Elvis Is Alive 5K, a non-competitive event and promises to be more fun than a honeymoon in Vegas.… (Health & Fitness)
08/14/11 3rd Annual Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon. The third annual Rock 'n' Roll Chicago Half Marathon will have bands at each mile with a post-race festival with Brett Michaels… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
10/09/11 02 Runners - Chicago Marathon Charity Runners. Join the 02 Runners and receive a personalized training program, fundraising tools, team training events, race day benefits and… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
06/02/12 Veggie Pride Parade. Let the Veggie Revolution Begin! The goal of the parade is "Celebrating the Vegan/Vegetarian Lifestyle!" Guest will enjoy a spec… (Festivals)
07/22/12 XSport Fitness Rock n' Roll Half Marathon. You'll run from band to band each mile of the 13.1-mile course. Cool down at the Finish Line Festival where participants celebra… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
08/16/12 Fleet Feet Sports Elvis is Alive 5K. Dust off your blue suede shoes and take care of business along with Elvis wannabes from all over Chicagoland at this "Fit for a… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike) 773-271-3338.
10/07/12 American Lung Association Chicago Marathon Charity Team. Run the Bank of America Chicago Marathon with the American Lung Association's 02 Runners. Join the 02 Runners and receive person… (Community - Fundraiser / Benefit) 312-781-1100.
11/04/12 Hot Chocolate Walk for Little City. A family-friendly event, with fun post-race activities for children of all ages including a large Kid Zone, magicians, face pain… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
12/01/12 Santa Hustle 5K Chicago. All participants receive a Santa hat, beard and long sleeve dri-fit t-shirt. There will be holiday music throughout the course,… (Health & Fitness)
05/19/13 Cystic Fibrosis Foundation 2013 Great Strides Walk. The event, which is supported by national sponsor AbbVie, offers you an opportunity to help raise awareness and funds for this l… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike)
06/02/12
06/01/13
SELF Magazine's Workout in the Park. SELF Workout in the Park is a unique experience filled with a day of fun and invigorating classes from CRUNCH gym, beauty and fa… (Health & Fitness)
04/19/14 Bunny Rock Chicago Half Marathon & 5K. This race is sure to bring lots of excitement and entertainment with Chicago's own 80's rock music throughout the course, the am… (Health & Fitness)
06/21/14
06/22/14
57th Annual Gold Coast Art Fair. Take in the art action with incredible demonstrations by artists, live music, and interactive art projects. More than 300 artist… (Festivals - Arts Festival / Fair)
09/04/14 Savour. Alumni of the legendary Charlie Trotter's restaurant, culinary colleagues and supporters of the Conservancy who have joined toge… 312-951-5050.
09/19/14
09/20/14
06/19/15
Chicago Ale Fest. An opportunity for novice as well as experienced beer enthusiasts to sample over 200 beers from over 100 different craft breweri… (Festivals - Beer)
10/30/16 Hot Chocolate 15K & 5K Road Race - The Sweetest Race In Town!. The race starts & finishes in Grant Park, is known for the high-end race swag runners score in their goody bags & for the scrump… (Health - Fundraiser Walk / Run / Bike) 847-243-8500.
04/02/17 Shamrock Shuffle 8K. Kick off the running season in Chicago at the Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. The 8K (4.97-mile) run is a Chicago tradition… (Health & Fitness)
05/21/17 Chicago Spring Half Marathon / 10K. An intimate urban setting with lakefront course, charming finish line complete with a hot gourmet breakfast buffet, a Spring Mar… (Health & Fitness)
04/03/16
03/25/18
Bank of America Shamrock Shuffle 8K. The annual race is one of Chicago's best running celebrations, with a one-of-a-kind course that weaves its way through Chicago's… (Health & Fitness)

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