Chicago Protests and Special Events: August 15 to August 31, 2023

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

Protests and Special Events

  • Tuesday, August 15 at 12:00pm: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group may gather for their event “India Flag Raising”
  • Tuesday, August 15 at 1:00pm: 100 W Randolph (Thompson Center), Group will gather for their cause “Tell Governor Pritzker Free Our Loved Ones! Free Them All!”
  • Friday, August 18 at 5:00pm: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group may gather for their event “Teen Trend Meet Up” *
  • Saturday, August 19 and Sunday August 20, 11:00am: 1600 N Dusable Lake Shore (North Ave Beach), Group will gather for their event “Chicago Air & Water Show” **
  • Sunday, August 20 at 1:00pm: 455 Cityfront Pl (NBC 5) to 190 N State (ABC 7), Group may gather/drive for their cause “Release Imran Khan Car Caravan”
  • Sunday, August 20 at 2:00pm: 400 N Michigan (Wrigley Building) to 201 E Randolph Millennium Park), Group will gather/march for their cause “Putin is a Killer! No to Putin!”
  • Tuesday, August 22 at 12:00pm: 333 S Columbus (Buckingham Fountain), Group will gather/march for their cause “SAG-AFTRA On Strike: National Day of Solidarity”
  • Thursday, August 24 at 12:00pm: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Ukrainian Flag Raising”
  • Friday, August 25 at 5:30pm: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather/ride for their cause “Chicago Critical Mass”
  • Saturday, August 26 at 9:00am: 1000 W Fulton (Fulton Market), Group will gather/drive for their event “CheckeditoutChicago: Porsche Caravan”
  • Saturday, August 26 at 3:30pm: 501 S Michigan (Grant Park) to N LaSalle/W Wacker, Group will gather/march for their cause “Ukraine – Unbreakable Nation (Ukrainian Independence)”
  • Sunday, August 27 at 6:00am: Lakefront/Dusable Lake Shore Drive, Group will gather for their event “Chicago Triathlon” (Street closures through 2:00pm)
  • Sunday, August 27 at 1:30pm: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather/march for their cause “Keep the Dream Alive: 60th Anniversary of the March on Washington”
  • Monday, August 28 at 3:00pm: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “End Overdose Now Illinois”
  • Thursday, August 31 to Sunday, September 3: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group will gather for their event “Chicago Jazz Festival”


* = Teen “trend” events are social-media driven gatherings and attendance is highly weather dependent

** = Event is north of Loop, but may attract crowds exceeding 500,000 along lakefront

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 “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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