Community Alerts

Lollapalooza 2022 Road Closures and Safety Information

In cooperation with our cross-sector safety partners, Titan Security is monitoring the events around the 2022 Lollapalooza Music Festival, set to be held Thursday July 28 through Sunday July 31. The following information includes street closures, primary entrances, peak traffic times, and additional precautions being taken by public sector departments:

Dates: July 28-31, 2022

Street Closures: Columbus from Roosevelt to Monroe. Monroe from Michigan to DuSable Lake Shore Drive. All east-west streets from Monroe to Roosevelt; Michigan Ave to Columbus

Primary Entrances: Ida B. Wells and Michigan; Columbus and Monroe

Show Times: Gates open at 11:00am, with last act ending at 10:00pm nightly

Peak Entry Times: 2:00pm to 5:00pm

Peak Exit Times: 9:00pm to 11:00pm

Attendance Count: Estimated at 100,000 per day

Weather Forecast: Sunny with highs in upper 70s/low 80s all four days; adjacent underground parking garages designated as severe weather shelters 

Chicago Police Department: Extra resources on site, including bike teams, drones, etc.

Chicago Fire Department: Extra resources on site, including bike teams (plus private ambulances)

Public Works: Extra resources on site, including prepositioned salt trucks and snow plows

For Emergencies: Call 911; Non-emergencies call 311

Map of Events:

Safety Tips Near/During Large 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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