Grand Park, Chicago, IL
Founded as a touring festival by Jane’s Addiction frontman Perry Farrell in 1991, Lollapalooza has made Chicago its permanent home since 2005. The gargantuan event spans the entirety of Grant Park, subjecting more than 100,000 daily attendees to long walks between stages, porta-johns and beer tents. The reward for your sun-drenched slog? A veritable who’s-who of marquee festival acts, from pop divas to premiere EDM DJs and everything in-between.
This year's event takes place August 2–5, featuring: The Weeknd, Jack White, Arctic Monkeys, Bruno Mars, Travis Scott, Post Malone, Vampire Weekend, Odesza, Logic, Khalid, All Time Low, Blackbear, Walk The Moon, Hippie Sabotage and so many more. Check out the whole 2018 lineup to plan out your daily schedule while there.