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Chicago Summer Festivals: Royal Ball, Taste of Chicago, and More!

Sun., Jun. 10, 2012 4:40 PM EDT
by Zondra Hughes
Top 10 Urban Escapes: Chicago Summer Fests

Top 10 Urban Escapes: Chicago Summer Festivals: The Royal Ball

Top 10 Urban Escapes: Chicago Summer Festivals

Urban Escapes is your go-to guide for a stylish, fun-filled summer in Chicago.

Month after month, you can treat yourself and loved ones to outdoor concerts, art exhibits and festivals in Chicago. And if you didn’t know, the  city is a must-visit destination for foodies from across the country. So make plans to travel to Chicago summer festivals now. You don’t want to miss these events.

Take a look at the top 10 Chicago summer festivals of 2012

10. Chicago Blues Festival
Dates: June 8-10, 2012
Location: Grant Park
Price: Free
This free blues event features three days of music on five stages and more than 500,000 blues fans converge on the “Blues Capital of the World.”

9. Chicago Crown Royal Ball
Date: June 12, 2012
Location: The Chicago Illuminating Company after-party at The Shrine
Cost: Free, you must RSVP www.guestcode.com and put in code 1049.

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