City of Chicago will be giving away Lollapalooza tickets to those who have been vaccinated

City of Chicago will be giving away Lollapalooza tickets to those who have been vaccinated

The City of Chicago is giving away 1,200 single-day Lollapalooza passes which have been donated by the organizers for vaccinated Chicagoans. Passes will be distributed to those who make a special appointment at select City vaccination sites, as well as those who are already vaccinated. The four-day music festival will be held July 29 to August 1 in Grant Park.

“Lollapalooza has called Chicago home for the past 16 years, and we truly love this vibrant city,” said Charlie Walker, partner, C3 Presents. “We are pleased to partner with and support the City to encourage vaccinations.”

On Saturday, June 26, four City of Chicago vaccination sites will be transformed into a Lollapalooza experience – each featuring DJs spinning music and custom Lollapalooza-branded giveaways. Each site will offer passes to a different day of the music festival (available for pick up on July 10):

  • Wilbur Wright College: Passes for Thursday, July 29
  • Richard J. Daley College: Passes for Friday, July 30
  • Kennedy King College: Passes for Saturday, July 31
  • Malcolm X College: Passes for Sunday, August 1

Appointments are required and are available at Please note, only CONFIRMED appointments will be accepted on-site – registrants should ensure that their appointment has moved from pending to confirmed. Each site will administer the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. Appointments are only available for Chicagoans age 18 and up.

Individuals who are already fully vaccinated against COVID-19 are also eligible for passes. A link to passes will be released Sunday, June 27 on CDPH’s social media channels and on its website.

All Lollapalooza passes will be available for pickup on Saturday, July 10, at a special Protect Chicago Music Series concert event at the House of Blues, featuring a Lollapalooza artist. Attendees must bring their CDC vaccination card as proof of vaccination and matching photo ID to pick up their passes.


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