Lollapalooza got its humble start back in 1991, and thanks to the incredible list of performers that have graced its stages in the years following; it's now become one of the most anticipated and successful music festivals in the world. Settled in at Hutchinson Field at Grant Park in Chicago, Ill., read the details below for key information regarding Lollapalooza on Sat. Aug 2, 2014 12:00 PM.
Lollapalooza Ticket Information
Fans hoping to witness the stellar list of bands scheduled to perform live can purchase Lollapalooza tickets as either three-day passes or an individual-day pass for Friday, Saturday, or Sunday. Keep in mind that Lollapalooza tickets come in the form of wristbands that, if tampered with or removed in any way, will be invalidated and confiscated.
Lollapalooza Parking Information
Those in need of Lollapalooza parking can utilize the Grant Park North and Millennium Park Garages near Michigan Avenue. Attendees can also find parking at the Grant Park South Garage, Soldier Field's North Garage, and various parking garages that are located around downtown Chicago. If you'd like to take public transportation, the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA) trains and buses, as well as the Pace Bus service, travel throughout the city, and attendees coming from outside of the city can also utilize the Metra train service. There are also numerous taxi services traveling throughout the city.
Lollapalooza Gate Times
The gates for Lollapalooza open at approximately 11 a.m., though the time will vary according to the first scheduled performance of the day.
Lollapalooza Accessibility Information
Grant Park is completely accessible for guests attending Lollapalooza, though the festival takes place rain or shine, so wheelchair-bound patrons are advised to have an attendee alongside to help traverse the potentially muddy grounds. There is accessible parking at the Millennium Park Garage, Grant Park Garage, and nearby East Monroe Street Underground Garage. There is also an Access Center located west of Buckingham Fountain inside the festival where you can find assistive listening devices and power outlets to recharge power wheelchairs. This is also where you can get a specially colored wristband to sit in the wheelchair platform area, though the space is limited and offered on a first-come, first-served basis.