South Loop Event Parking Restrictions
Parking restrictions are in place for the South Loop from Roosevelt Road to Cermak Rd. from Lake Shore Drive to Clark St. during all Chicago Bears football games and many other Soldier Field events. Wintrust Arena events have been removed from the parking restrictions. Vehicles parked in the South Loop without a valid South Loop Event Parking Pass, South Loop Event Guest Pass or Residential Permit Parking pass (for Residential Permit Parking Streets ONLY) are subject to ticketing or towing.
For a complete list of Soldier Field events, please visit www.soldierfield.com/events/all. The 3rd Ward is providing the list below as a courtesy to residents and visitors and does not assume liability for the accuracy of the monthly list of South Loop events. All Soldier Field events are subject to change, including cancellation or the scheduling of additional events. It is your responsibility to adhere to the parking restrictions in place.
Chelsea Vs. Dortmund
Wednesday, August 2nd at 7:30 pm
Chicago Bears vs. Tennessee Titans (Pre-Season)
Saturday, August 12th at noon
Chicago Fire FC vs. Orlando City SC
Sunday, August 20th at 7:30 pm
Chicago Bears vs. Buffalo Bills (Pre-Season)
Saturday, August 26th at noon
Chicago Fire FC vs. Vancouver Whitecaps FC
Wednesday, August 30th at 7:30 pm
CPS Job Fair
Chicago Public Schools is seeking candidates for operations roles in transportation, facilities and nutrition. Apply today at cps.edu/careers.
Where: Rickover Naval Academy (5700 W. Berteau Ave.)
When: Wednesday, August 2nd from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Teen Arts Showcase
Come be a part of a delightful summer evening filled with creativity, presentations, and mesmerizing performances at the APL Teen Arts Showcase! Our brilliant youth artists are taking center stage as they host this exciting event.
Prepare to be amazed as you witness the extraordinary masterpieces crafted by our talented young artists and immerse yourself in the profound influence of our arts education program (@apl_edu). Don't miss this chance to experience firsthand the transformative power of the arts! This is a free event. Register here.
Where: Green Line Performing Arts Center (329 E. Garfield Blvd.)
When: Thursday, August 3rd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Annual Senior Resource Fair
The office of Congressman Jonathan Jackson (D-1st) is hosting a day dedicated to serving senior citizens. Free health screenings, Medicare/Medicaid services, nutrition and wellness experts, and other community services will be available.
Where: Kroc Center (1250 W. 119th St.)
When: Friday, August 4th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
State Senator Mattie Hunter 19th Annual Family Health and Fitness Fair
The event will feature a bounce house, school physicals, health screenings, City Keys, back to school giveaways, face painting and more. For more information call 312-949-1908.
Where: IIT Campus at 33rd St. and State St.
When: Saturday, August 5th from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm
NHS Home Buyer Education Webinar
Learn about the home buying process such as the basics of budgeting, improving credit, understanding the closing process and down payment assistance programs. This is an eight-hour course delivered in two 4-hour sessions.
When: Thursdays August 2nd, 9th, 16th and 23rd from 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm (link to register); Saturdays August 5th and 12th from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm (link to register)
Technology and Social Media Awareness Part II
South Side Community Federal Credit Union is hosting a seminar to discuss The Advantages and Disadvantages of social media, how to set up social media accounts and tailor them for your use and security, best practices for online banking transactions, cell phones and its many uses, securing your computer and more. Register here.
When: Saturday, August 5th from 10:30 am to 12:30 pm
Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church Vendor Fair
Join the outreach ministry of Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church for a vendor fair offering cosmetics, hair products, health services, food, painting, clothes, jewelry and more. For vendor inquiries contact Maxine Toliver at 773-995-1119.
Where: Ebenezer Missionary Baptist Church (4501 S. Vincennes Ave.)
When: Saturday, August 5th from noon to 4:00 pm
Provident Hospital 30th Anniversary
Provident Hospital has a proud history of providing quality health care to residents on the South Side of Chicago ever since Dr. Daniel Hale Williams opened the hospital in 1891. Provident has been the site of many notable health care milestones, including the first nursing school for Black women in Chicago and the nation's first successful open-heart surgery. Come celebrate these achievements! RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
When: Thursday, August 10th at 1:00 pm
Where: Provident Hospital Cafeteria (500 E. 51st St.)
The Sandbox Symphony offers music, yoga, dance, fitness, interactive exhibitions, and food and vendors for residents of all ages. Come to the beach to enjoy a day of fun, culture and food! More information is available at www.sandboxsymphony.com.
Where: Oakwood Beach (4100 South Lake Shore Drive)
When: Saturday, August 12th from noon to 10:00 pm
The Brown Derby Jazz Series
The 51st St. Business Association and the Bronzeville Winery present Charles Heath as part of the Brown Derby Jazz Series. $10 donation at the door. Appetizer menu will be available.
Where: The Bronzeville Winery (4420 S. Cottage Grove Ave.)
When: Monday, August 14th from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Secretary of State Mobile Driver Services Facility
Illinois State Representative Kam Buckner is hosting a Secretary of State Mobile Driver Services Facility. The event will offer vision screening, Driver's License/State ID Card renewal or replacement, license plate renewal stickers, organ/tissue donor registry, motor voter registration and more. For complete rules regarding services offered, please visit www.cyberdriveillinois.com.
Where: Ellis Park (3520 S. Cottage Grove Ave.)
When: Wednesday, August 16th from noon to 4:00 pm
The Bronzeville Jazz-Music Festival
the 11th Anniversary of the Bronzeville Jazz-Music Festival will feature Bill McFarland and the Chicago Horns, Bethany Pickens, Bobbi Wylsin, the Brown Savage World, Nanette Frank, Funkadesi, with a special performance by The Brown Derby All Stars. A kids corner with blessing bank and traveling zoo opens at 10:00 am. This event is free to the public.
Where: 51st St. and Martin Luther King Jr. Drive
When: Saturday, August 19th from 10:00 am to 10:00 pm