Updated Chicago Event and Protest Activity: October 5 to October 17, 2022

In coordination with our cross-sector safety partners, Titan Security is monitoring the following special event and demonstration activity expected to impact the Chicago Loop in coming days.

Anticipated Events and Demonstrations

  • Wednesday, October 5 at 7:30am: Various routes including N Milwaukee, N Halsted, S Halsted to 131 N Clinton (Ogilvie Station), Group will gather/ride for their cause “Chicago Bike Bus Halsted/Milwaukee” *
  • Saturday, October 8 at 6:00am: Circuit running from Grant Park to Wacker Drive, Group will gather for their event “Abbott 5K”
  • Saturday, October 8 at 11:00am: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Protest Against Hazara Genocide – Stand up for Justice for Womens Rights and Human Rights”
  • Saturday, October 8 at 12:00pm: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Abortion & Full Reproductive Rights National Day of Action!”
  • Saturday, October 9 at 7:30am: Circuit beginning in Grant Park and running citywide, Group will gather for their event “Chicago Marathon”
  • Monday, October 10 at 12:30pm: 400 N State to 400 S State, Group will gather/march for their event “Columbus Day Parade”
  • Tuesday, October 11 at 10:30am: 720 S Michigan (Hilton), Group will gather for their cause “Protest Personal PAC’s Fundraiser in Downtown Chicago”
  • Friday, October 14 at 11:30am: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather/picket for their cause “Nuclear Disarmament Now!”
  • Sunday, October 16 at 3:00pm: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group will gather for their cause “Circle of Defense in Chicago” **
  • Monday, October 17 at 5:30pm: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Rally for Democracy: Our Freedoms, Our Vote”


* = Group of bicyclists that intentionally rides slowly in traffic lanes during rush hour; may cause local traffic disruptions or delays

** = Pro-Ukrainian group gathering near the Cloud Gate sculpture in Millennium Park

Safety Tips Near/During Protests

  • 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 “See 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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