Community Alerts

Chicago Special Events and Demonstrations: June 9 to 17, 2022

In cooperation with our cross-sector public safety partners, Titan Security is monitoring the following special events and demonstrations in or near the Chicago Loop June 9-17, 2022. Note that other events listed below could also impact the city core.

Anticipated Events/Demonstrations

  • Thursday, June 9 to Sunday, June 12: 201 E Randolph (Millennium Park), Group will gather for their event “Chicago Blues Festival” (Blues Fest)
  • Thursday, June 9 at 6:00pm: 550 S Columbus (Grant Park), Group will gather for their event “Chase Corporate Challenge” *
  • Saturday, June 11 at 8:00am: 1200 N LaSalle (Planned Parenthood), Group will gather for their cause “Rally for Justice”
  • Saturday, June 11 at 12:00pm: 230 S Dearborn (Federal Plaza), Group will gather/march for their cause “March for Our Lives”
  • Saturday, June 11 at 5:30pm: 550 S Columbus (Grant Park), Group may gather for their event “Teen Trend Meetup” **
  • Monday, June 13 at 2:00pm: Various Loop location (Art Institute, Daley Plaza, Grant Park), Group will gather for their cause “Face the Truth Tour – Show the Victims of Abortion”
  • Friday June 17 to Sunday, June 19: 900 W Randolph, Group will gather for their event “Taste of Randolph”

Notes/Analysis

* = includes significant street closures in and around Grant Park
** = attendance largely weather-dependent; currently moderate interest online

Additional Events

Chase Corporate Challenge – Grant Park
Thursday, June 9th – 6:50pm Start

Puerto Rican Festival & Parade – Humboldt Park
Festival: Thurs. June 9th thru Sunday, June 12th
Parade: Saturday, June 11th  – Division St. from Western Ave. to Sacramento Ave.

Wells Street Art Festival
Sat. June 11th & Sun. June 12th
Well St. between North Ave. & Division Street

Old Town Art Fair
Sat. June 11th & Sun. June 12th
Centered at the 1763 N. North Park Ave.

Hyde Park Summer Fest
Sat. June 11th & Sun. June 12th
Midway Plaisance – 59th St. & Ellis Ave.

Vegandale Festival – Grant Park Butler Field
Saturday, June 11th – 11am-7pm

Grant Park Music Fest Opening Day – Millennium Park
Wednesday, June 15th thru Saturday, August 20th

Taste of Randolph
Friday, June 17th thru Sunday, June 19th
West Loop – 900 W. Randolph St.

Lyrical Lemonade Summer Smash
Friday, June 17th thru Sunday, June 19th
Douglas Park – 1401 S. Sacramento Dr.

Safety Tips Near/During Protests and Events

  • 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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