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2017 Lollapalooza Chicago - Music Festival

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Dates: Aug 3, 2017 – Aug 6, 2017

Location: Grant Park (a 5-10 minute walk from here)

Lollapalooza is a remarkable event that draws hundreds of thousands of people from all around the world to downtown Chicago every summer for three days of great music and fun in one of the world’s most outstanding cities. Once again taking place in Grant Park Chicago, 2017's Lollapalooza promises to be through the roof. Stay at Hotel Blake and walk to the festival from here. Let our hotel staff answer any questions and join fellow music enthusiasts at this 3-day event this summer! For more information about this event, visit Lollapalooza's official website and get ready for 3 days of pure fun and music!

Chicago Air & Water Show

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Date: August 19-20, 2017

Location: North Avenue Beach (but you can see it from anywhere by the lake, which is a short 10 minute walk from Hotel Blake)

A top Chicago Event this month near Hotel Blake is the 59th Annual Chicago Air & Water Show. Every year since its inception, the Chicago Air & Water Show has provided a fantastic showcase of talent from top aviators – all with the beautiful scenery of Lake Michigan. As always, attendance is free and you can view the fabulous show along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach as the focal point. This year's headliners include the U.S. Navy Blue Angels (pictured) and the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights. Book your stay in advance because rooms go fast around this event.

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