The following was provided by BOMA Chicago:
The City of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communication is advising people of a number of concurrent weekend events in the Central Business District beginning on Friday, June 10th and running throughout the weekend. The events are expected to draw large crowds and create traffic congestion.
The following events are taking place in the City:
- June 10 – 12: America’s Cup Racing – Lakefront sailing race. Hundreds of private observation boats likely. Grandstand at Navy Pier.
- June 10 – 12: Spring Awakening (Techno Music Event) – Adams Park – 14th & Ashland; 22,000 expected
- June 10 – 12: Chicago Blues Festival – Millennium Park; 500,000 expected through weekend
- June 10 – Copa America Soccer (ARG. vs TBA) – Soldier Field, Friday Evening; Sold Out
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).