Lollapalooza, or “Lolla” for short, brings together thousands of people each year for one of the most anticipated summer music festivals in the United States! Lollapalooza was founded by the lead singer of the band Jane’s Addiction, Perry Farrell, in 1991 but wasn’t formatted as a weekend festival until 2005. Since the switch from touring to being held in a single location at Grant Park in Chicago, IL, the festival has been going strong. Proceeds from every ticket purchased for Lolla go to the Parkways Foundation for maintaining and enriching Chicago’s parks. Having raised over million for city parks since 2005, Lollapalooza was able to sign a deal to keep the festival in Chicago until 2018!
After getting your fill of music, fill your stomach with Chicago’s favorite foods at Lolla’s Chow Town locations or shop at Green Street for hip, earth-friendly fashions. Comedy performances and arts centers give visitors extra enjoyment during breaks from watching their favorite bands. For extra luxuries, look into purchasing Lolla Lounge VIP Passes, which grant access to Two Lolla Lounges with elevated viewing platforms, golf cart shuttles, and many other perks.
Unlike Bonnaroo, Lollapalooza is not a camping festival, nor are there campgrounds in the surrounding area. However, Chicago offers a variety of Lolla travel packages from Hotel Allegro and the James Hotel as well as other hotels for visitor accommodations. Make sure you don't miss out on one of the best festivals of the year, and get your Lollapalooza Tickets today!