Lollapalooza runs Thursday, August 2 through Sunday, August 5. Daily attendance of approximately 100,000 is expected.
Public Safety Alerts
You can opt-in to receive NotifyChicago alert messages specific to Lollapalooza by texting Lolla18 to 81437. Notifications will include weather, traffic and any other public safety messages related to the festival.
Road closures will begin Monday July 30, 2018 and will go through Thursday August 9, 2018, they include:
- Balbo from Michigan to Lake Shore Drive
- Jackson from Michigan to Lake Shore Drive
- Columbus from Monroe to Roosevelt
- Congress Parkway (including the Congress Circle) from Michigan to Columbus
- Michigan will be closed at approximately 9:15 every night
Additionally remember these safety tips
- If you see something suspicious, report it
- Carry water and stay hydrated
- Choose a landmark to meet at in case you are separated from your group
- Utilize the buddy system
- Remain alert and be observant of surroundings
- Leave any valuables at home
- Do not jump any barricades
- Secure handbags and wallets
- Stay calm and pleasant
- Follow your own instincts
- Leave yourself room to move quickly
- If you see an unattended bag, alert police as quickly as possible
As always, if you “See Something, Say Something”. For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. To report suspicious activity, call 855-RPRT-2-S4 (855-777-8274).