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Sat, Sep 09

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Millenium Park

Harris Fest

Kick off Harris Theater’s 20th Anniversary with a day of free programming for all ages in Millennium Park featuring 20+ local music and dance companies!

Harris Fest
Harris Fest

Time & Location

Sep 09, 2023, 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Millenium Park, 201 E Randolph St, Chicago, IL 60602, USA

About the event

On Saturday, September 9, the Harris Theater for Music and Dance will host Harris Fest: Music + Dance in the Park, an all-day event spotlighting the dozens of Resident Companies for whom the Harris has been a home base and supportive partner over the past 20 years. CHRP's resident ensemble, Stone Soup Rhythms, with special guest Melissa Almaguer, will be featured in the grand finale at the Pritzker Pavilion at 6 pm. This is a FREE event, exciting for the whole family!

The celebratory kick-off to the Harris’ 20th anniversary season will feature performances spanning ballet, jazz, and contemporary dance, as well as classical music, opera, and interactive workshops hosted by participating artists. Harris Fest programmingwill run from 10am to 9pm and be entirely free to the public. Daytime programming will include pop-up performances near Millennium Park’s iconic Cloud Gate sculpture and on the Great Lawn, along with masterclasses, workshops, and other activities for visitors of all ages. In the evening, the Harris will present fully staged performances at the Pritzker Pavilion.  Join us for this family friendly free event as we celebrate the Harris’ creative community of Resident Companies and welcome all of Chicago to the Theater’s home in Millennium Park. 

To enhance your festival experience, you can purchase a Producer's Pass. Learn more here.

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