SummerDance Celebration

Event Type
Event Description

The Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) caps off the 25th year of its popular Chicago SummerDance series with a daylong celebration of free performances and activities showcasing the richness and diversity of Chicago’s dance community Saturday, Sept. 17. This event also celebrates the 2022 Year of Chicago Dance.

Events include performances by Asian Improv aRts Midwest, Back of the Yards Neighborhood Council Ballet Folklorico, Lucky Plush Productions, M.A.D.D. Rhythms, Maritza Garcia, MOMENTA Dance Company, PARA.MAR, Polish Song & Dance Ensemble Lajkonik; workshops; introductory dance lessons by professional instructors followed by music and dancing and more. There will also be an OpenMike presented by SocialWorks with footwork by Open the Circle in the Teen Village. All ages are welcome. For program updates and additional information, visit and

Running Time
9 hours
Dance Styles
African American
Hip Hop
Modern / Contemporary
Traditional/Indigenous Dance
West African


Millennium Park - Wrigley Square

Intersection of East Randolph Street and North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, IL 60601