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Lollapalooza

337 E Randolph Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-7403
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Family weekend outing.

Have been going every year for the last three years. Amazing experience for everyone. Large... read more

Reviewed October 7, 2017
AjayCha
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Chicago, Illinois
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Not what I hoped for

For beginners - kidspalloza was ..not engaging enough for a 5th grader In spite of nice setting and... read more

Reviewed August 31, 2017
boemiana
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Chicago, Illinois
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As well as being fun to say, Lollapalooza is also a heck of a lot of fun to attend. Filled with international talent but far from being a faceless international festival, Lolla celebrates the best in local life. Grab some of Chicago's best food, handpicked from local restaurants, and choose from one of the eight live music stages to chill out and listen to acts such as Paul McCartney, Florence and the Machine, and Sam Smith.
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337 E Randolph Dr, Chicago, IL 60601-7403
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Reviewed October 7, 2017 via mobile

Have been going every year for the last three years. Amazing experience for everyone. Large selection of music for all age groups. Very well organized with great food choices. There are teenagers smoking and getting high but everyone is doing their own thing and generally...More

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Reviewed August 31, 2017 via mobile

For beginners - kidspalloza was ..not engaging enough for a 5th grader In spite of nice setting and musical line up .The ice cream/ lemonade stand was a miss..Tents with special shows should be open at all times not restricted!!!We missed all of the opportunities...More

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Reviewed August 9, 2017

We recently went to our first Lolla and had a blast. We love music and were impressed by the mix of genres and types of musicians. There was truly something for everyone. PROS: Great music, sound systems, layout of the park was great Bathroom areas...More

Thank Elizabeth S
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Reviewed August 8, 2017 via mobile

This was my 3rd Lolla and I doubt I'll go again. Sigh. The price is average for a festival and it is 4 days, which is utterly exhausting, but you can see a lot of bands. You also will spend A LOT of money if...More

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Reviewed August 8, 2017

My first Lolla. Have been to Bonnaroo, Firefly and Forecastle several times each. There's a vibe at each, with very different settings. Lolla is in downtown Chicago, no one is pitching a tent. So, much less sense of community. But, great food vendors, lines move...More

Thank Mi M
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Reviewed August 6, 2017

I first went to Lollapalooza in the early 90s. Fast forward to 2017, I'm nearing 50 but my oldest son is 17 and was really wanting to go to see some of his favorite bands. The festival is in a great area, Grant Park. Can...More

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Reviewed August 4, 2017

If you have never been to a music festival before Lollapalooza is the perfect one to start with. You can stay in a hotel and walk to everything you need. You will need to plan early if you want to attend. Tickets go on sale...More

Thank Marissa M
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Reviewed June 9, 2017

Have been going to this festival for years - the music is the best of any of the festivals going out there - so if you can go and go for all 3/4 days - that's the BEST PRICE around......If you can do a VIP...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2017

it was great! a little too noisy but there was alot of people music and food. My daughters loved it here however it was in a very bad neighborhood.

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Reviewed December 14, 2016 via mobile

Went their on a 4 day weekend pass and all four days were filled with music for everyone. EDM was for a much younger crowd but also a memorable experience. Buy ticket early through their notification process and bring a camelback

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Ann T
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No, 2018 tickets not on sale for a while. They sell out in a day, but can get tickets easily from vendors online
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