Event Type
Event Description

STOMPING GROUNDS is a free and affordable two-month citywide celebration of authentic, rhythmic dance companies from a variety of world cultures, including American tap, Spanish, Mexican, African, Indian, Native American, Urban Hip Hop, and Irish dance. The series culminates with the grand finale at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park on Thursday, June 7.

The series completes its fourth year with the grand finale on Thursday, June 7th at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park. This event will feature ALL dance companies:


Reservations are NOT required for this event and you will not need to check in when you arrive.

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A few pointers to help you enjoy your Stomping Grounds experience at the Jay Pritzker Pavilion:

The Pavilion seating opens at 5pm on Thursday, June 7, so you can claim your seat or your spot on the lawn beginning at that time. All seating is first-come, first-served.

From 6pm-7pm, youth groups representing our 2018 Stomping Grounds companies will lead events on the Pavilion lawn; these events are interactive and family-friendly, so please consider joining us!

At 7pm, the main performance on the stage begins.

Please review Millennium Park's "Plan Your Visit" page for complete information about attending an event at the Jay Pritzer Pavilion, including driving/commuting/parking, accessbility, and rules and safety.



Dance Styles
Tap / Rhythm
Hip Hop


Jay Pritzker Pavilion

55 N. Michigan Ave, Millenium Park
Chicago, IL