Chicago Department of Aviation
Live Entertainment for Thanksgiving Holiday Travelers at Chicago's Airports


Local artists shown performing in Terminal 2 at O'Hare International Airport during busy Thanksgiving holiday travel period last year.
CHICAGO, November 20, 2012 - O'Hare and Midway International Airports will feature live entertainment for Thanksgiving holiday travelers tomorrow between 2 and 5 p.m.


Chicago's airports will be alive with the sounds of blues, jazz, R&B and Celtic music performed by local artists in each terminal. Tomorrow is projected to be one of the busiest travel days at O'Hare and Midway during the Thanksgiving holiday period.


O'Hare music stage locations:

  • Terminal 1 on the lower level baggage claim area near Ciao's concession;
  • Terminal 2 past security next to Wicker Park Seafood and Sushi Bar;
  • Terminal 3 past security near the entrance to Concourse L; and
  • International Terminal 5 on the lower level meeter/greeter area.

At Midway, the stage is located in baggage claim next to the information booth. In addition, airport volunteers at Midway will offer complimentary hot cocoa to passengers tomorrow evening and on Sunday, November 25.


The CDA's "Music in the Air" entertainment is a year-round program, organized in conjunction with Chicago's downtown festivals and holiday celebrations.
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