Chicago Demonstration and Special Event Activity: June 15 to June 30, 2024

In coordination with our cross-sector public safety partners, Titan Security is monitoring the following anticipated events and demonstrations in or near the Chicago Loop.

Special Events and Protests

  • Saturday, June 15 at 4:30pm: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group may gather for their event “Millennium Park Takeover” *
  • Saturday, June 15 at 7:00pm: 1410 Special Olympics (Soldier Field), Group will gather for their event “Kenny Chesney/Zac Brown Concert”
  • Tuesday, June 18 at 4:00pm: 500 W Madison (Israeli Consulate), Group will gather for their cause “Israelis Call for Immediate Ceasefire and Hostage Release Now”
  • Wednesday, June 19 at 4:30pm: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group may gather for their event “Millennium Park Takeover” *
  • Friday, June 21: Time TBD at city/county political locations; Group may gather for their cause “F*ck the DNC Fridays” **
  • Friday, June 21 at 7:00pm: 1410 Special Olympics (Soldier Field), Group will gather for their event “Billy Joel/Stevie Nicks Concert”
  • Saturday, June 22 at 1:00pm: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather/march for their cause “End U.S. Backed Genocide”
  • Saturday, June 22 at 4:00pm: 500 W Roosevelt, Group may gather for their event “Roosevelt Takeover” *
  • Monday, June 24 at 1:00pm: 219 S Dearborn (Dirksen Federal Building), Group will gather for their cause “Women’s Strike”
  • Tuesday, June 25 at 12:30pm: 219 S Dearborn (Dirksen Federal Building), Group will gather for their cause “Press Conference After Hearing on the Coalition to March on the DNC Hearing”
  • Tuesday, June 25 at 4:30pm: 120 E Delaware (Four Seasons), Group may gather for their cause “Protest Denny’s Extreme Animal Cruelty at WSJ Global Food Forum Conference”
  • Thursday, June 27 at 8:00pm: 1410 Special Olympics (Soldier Field), Group will gather for their event “Rolling Stones Concert”
  • Friday, June 28: Time TBD at city/county political locations; Group may gather for their cause “F*ck the DNC Fridays” **
  • Friday, June 28 at 5:30pm: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather/ride for their cause “Critical Mass (Bicycle Caravan)”
  • Saturday, June 29 at 1:00pm: 400 N Michigan (Wrigley Building), Group will gather for their cause “My Russia is in Jail”
  • Sunday, June 30 at 8:00pm: 1410 Special Olympics (Soldier Field), Group will gather for their event “Rolling Stones Concert”
  • Ongoing: short-notice protests related to the conflict in Gaza are anticipated to continue, including localized traffic and transit disruptions
  • Ongoing: neighborhood street festivals are underway during the spring and summer months in Chicago; ChooseChicago provides detailed listings at https://www.choosechicago.com/things-to-do/festivals-and-special-events/

Notes/Analysis

* = Event(s) a part of teen “Trend” meetups organized on social media; attendance is highly weather-dependent

** = Turnout has been small, possible locales include Cook County Democratic Party HQ at 134 N LaSalle, McCormick Place at 2301 S Martin Luther King, or Chicago Host Committee Offices at 120 N Racine

Event/Protest Best Practices

  • If you see something suspicious, report it
  • Carry water and stay hydrated
  • Choose a landmark to meet at in case you are separated from your group
  • Utilize the buddy system
  • Remain alert and be observant of surroundings
  • Leave any valuables at home
  • Do not jump any barricades
  • Secure handbags and wallets
  • Stay calm and pleasant
  • Follow your own instincts
  • Leave yourself room to move quickly

As always, if you β€œSee Something, Say Something.” For life-threatening emergencies, call 911. To report suspicious activity, call 855-RPRT-2-S4 (855-777-8274).

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