Chicago Special Event and Demonstration Activity: December 1 to December 15, 2023

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

Demonstrations and Events

  • Friday, December 1 – 24: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather daily for their event “Christkindlemarket”
  • Friday, December 1 at 5:00pm: 322 E Illinois, Group may gather for their event “Teen Trend” *
  • Friday, December 1 at 7:00pm: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group may gather for their cause “Vigil For Gaza”
  • Saturday, December 2 at 1:00pm: S Michigan / E Ida B Wells, Group will gather / march for their cause “Temporary Truce Agreement Isn’t Enough! Stop the U.S. Funded Genocide”
  • Thursday, December 7 at 11:00am: 121 N LaSalle (City Hall), Group will gather for their cause “Say No to Arbitration: Stop the FOP Attempts to Undermine Accountability”
  • Thursday, December 7 at 4:30pm: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather for their cause “Chanukah Candle Lighting for Ceasefire Now”
  • Friday, December 8 at 4:30pm: 100 N Riverside (Boeing), Group will gather for their cause “Boeing Arms Genocide: Shut Down Boeing”
  • Friday, December 8 at 7:00pm: 111 S Michigan (Art Institute of Chicago), Group will gather for their cause “Healthcare Workers Vigil For Gaza” **
  • Saturday, December 9 at 1:30p: Possible Loop Location, Group will assemble/drive for their campaign “Car Caravan for Palestine”
  • Saturday, December 9 at 5:00pm: 150 W Roosevelt (Roosevelt Collection), Group may gather for their event “Teen Trend” *
  • Monday, December 11 at 5:15pm: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather for their event “Chanukah Menorah Lighting Ceremony”
  • Wednesday, December 13 at 9:00am: 121 N LaSalle (City Hall), Group will gather for their cause “Pack City council for Permanent Ceasefire Resolution Vote!”
  • Wednesday, December 13 at 9:00am: 121 N LaSalle (City Hall), Group will gather for their cause “Say NO to Arbitration for the FOP”
  • Thursday, December 14 at 4:30pm: 50 W Washington (Daley Plaza), Group will gather for their event “Hanukkah Vigil and Musical March for a Ceasefire”
  • Ongoing: Short-notice demonstrations related to conflict in Gaza are anticipated to continue; may cause localized traffic or transit disruptions

Notes/Analysis

* = Trend events are teen gatherings organized via social media; attendance is highly weather dependent

** = Demonstration originally scheduled for Millennium Park, new location is Art Institute

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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