MAY 2024

Rock out at Lollapalooza Chicago - starting August 1st!

Lollapalooza - Illinois' answer to California's Coachella…

It’s back.

Headlined by chart-busting talent including SZA, Tyler, the Creator, and Blink-182.

Ready to rock?

Lollapalooza 2024 in Chicago

Like every year, Lollapalooza will be the highlight of summer in Chicago this year.

Want to get together with friends? Enjoy as a couple? Planning a corporate outing for your business?

Check out the ticket tiers in the “Tickets and admission” section. 

Want to take your kids along to Lolla as well? You can leave them at Kidzapalooza.

Are you a teen or young adult in Chicago looking to volunteer, learn, and network? 

Lollapalooza has opportunities for you.

Dates and location

Singer in crowd. Just like you can expect when it's Lollapalooza in Chicago.

This year, Chicago’s largest lakefront music festival runs from Thursday, August 1st, to Sunday, August 4th.

Pro tip: If you opt for the exclusive “Lolla Insider” package, you can attend a pre-festival mixer on Wednesday, July 31st. More on that later…


The main festival will run from 11 AM to 10 PM.

However, if you’re looking for late-night action, check out their aftershows. They run from 11 PM till the early hours.

Keep reading for details.


Lollapalooza takes place in Grant Park as it’s always done. The aftershows occur at various Chi-town venues.

Lolla 2024 - Getting there

Wondering, “How do I get to Lollapalooza?” Allow us to break it down for you:

Subway / the “L”

Subway train in Chicago. The subway is a convenient way to reach Chicago Lollapalooza.

  • For the Michigan & Ida B. Wells entrance

    • Harold Washington Library-State/Van Buren Station: Brown, Orange, Pink, and Purple Lines. 

    • LaSalle Station: Blue Line.

    • Jackson Station (Red Line): Red Line.

  • For the Columbus & Monroe entrance

    • Monroe Station: Red Line.

    • Adams/Wabash Station: Brown, Green, Orange, Pink, and Purple Lines.

Bus routes

Bus in Chicago. Multiple Chicago bus routes will take you to Lolla.

  • Michigan Avenue Routes: #3, #4, #6, #12, #26, #143, etc. Stop along Michigan Avenue close to either entrance.

  • State Street Routes: #29, #36, #62, etc. Run one block west of Michigan Avenue. Get off near Ida B. Wells Drive or Monroe and walk east towards Grant Park.

Nearby parking

Discounted parking is available at multiple nearby locations, including Millennium Lakeside, Millennium Park, and Grant Park North Garages.

Other options

You can also rent a bike via Divvy or catch a cab on Uber/Lyft.

For more information, please visit Lollapalooza’s page on getting there.

Pro tip: Given the rush, expect congestion on public transport and nearby roads. Plan for extra travel time. Refer to Lollapalooza’s Community Information Page and Chicago’s OEMC app for travel advisories.

Lolla 2024 - Tickets and admission

Person wearing wristband. Lollapalooza Chicago tickets are wristbands.

Lollapalooza tickets come as scannable wristbands. Stock photo.

Lollapalooza in Chi-town offers a range of experiences. 

You can opt for basic entry or go with ultra-luxurious admission tiers.

Here’s the lowdown:

General Admission & GA+ tickets

General Admission is the most budget-friendly Lollapalooza ticket.

Starting at $149 for 1 day and $409 for all 4 days.

You get access to all the music, free water stations, and entry to most areas. You can also take your children along for Kidzapalooza.

If you want lounges to escape the heat, and a private bar, consider GA+. $255 for 1 day and $775 for all 4.

VIP & Platinum tiers

Golf carts. Lolla's VIP & Platinum admits include top-tier perks, including golf cart transportation around the venue.

Stock photo.

Looking for an even more upscale experience with special viewing areas and golf cart shuttle rides? 

Check out the VIP and Platinum tiers.

Lolla Insiders

Just married, or celebrating a special occasion as a couple?

Check out Lollapalooza Insider, with a personal concierge, backstage access, and a pre-festival mixer on July 31st

Remember we referred to it right at the beginning?


Are you a business looking to score serious brownie points with your team?

Hire a Lollapalooza cabana (a private suite for 30 guests).

Please visit their tickets page to learn more and book your tickets.

Note: You have to contact Lollapalooza directly for Insider and Cabana bookings.

Pro tip: Barring Insider and Cabana, all Lollapalooza tickets are available with small down payments. Starting at $20 down for 1-day General Admission up to $250 for a 4-day Platinum admit.

Lolla 2024 - The lineup