2024 Chicago Dance Month Kickoff

Upcoming Dates

Jun 1, 3:00pm
Event Type
Event Description

See Chicago Dance, the dance industry's nonprofit service organization, is proud to announce that its popular annual offering, Chicago Dance Month, returns this June. Now in its 12th year, Chicago Dance Month provides more than 19 performance opportunities for artists and companies to celebrate the myriad talents that make Chicago’s dance scene so strong.

Chicago Dance Month kicks off with a free opening celebration at Navy Pier’s Lake Stage, 600 E. Grand Ave., featuring a dynamic mix of performances from companies and artists that span genres and countries, Saturday, June 1. Audience members are encouraged to bring a blanket and have a picnic while enjoying the performances.

Featured performances by Ayodele Drum & Dance, BYNC Ballet Folklorico, La Mecca Dance, Nejla Yatkin, Prince Adrean, Praize Productions: Rize Pro Elite, and HouseofWurkz!

See Chicago Dance is a nonprofit service organization with the mission to advocate for the dance field and strengthen a diverse range of dance organizations and artists through services and programs that build and engage audiences. Its vision is to fearlessly inspire an ever-growing inclusive community to share in and spread the power of dance in Chicago.

For information on how to get to Navy Pier and/or where to park please CLICK HERE.

Click Here to learn more about Chicago Dance Month!

Photo: Ajuuma Rising & Friends; Photo by MReid Photography,

Running Time
2 hours


Navy Pier

600 East Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611
(312) 595-7437