Lollapalooza - Day 1 - Thursday 8-1-19

Lollapalooza - Day 1 - Thursday  8-1-19

Festival Dates & Hours

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Lollapalooza takes place Thursday, August 1 – Sunday, August 4, 2019 at Grant Park in Chicago, IL. The festival hours are 11AM – 10PM each day.

Security Screening & Entry

For the safety of everyone entering the festival, all patrons are subject to a full and complete search prior to entry.

Please review the Allowed & Prohibited items list for a stress-free entry process.

By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a full body pat-down and magnetometer screening before entry. If you would like to be screened by security personnel of your same gender, please let security personnel know prior to the search process. Screening of children will always take place with the consent of a parent or guardian.

All bags will be searched before entry. To speed up entry, leave your bags at home, and take advantage of our No Bag Express Lanes.

Persons that refuse to comply with the search policy will be refused entry into the event.

At any time during the entry process if you have questions, ask for assistance from Festival Staff located at the front gates.

 

 

  • Security Screening & Entry

    For the safety of everyone entering the festival, all patrons are subject to a full and complete search prior to entry.

    Please review the Allowed & Prohibited items list for a stress-free entry process.

    By purchasing a ticket, you agree to submit to a full body pat-down and magnetometer screening before entry. If you would like to be screened by security personnel of your same gender, please let security personnel know prior to the search process. Screening of children will always take place with the consent of a parent or guardian.

    All bags will be searched before entry. To speed up entry, leave your bags at home, and take advantage of our No Bag Express Lanes.

    Persons that refuse to comply with the search policy will be refused entry into the event.

    At any time during the entry process if you have questions, ask for assistance from Festival Staff located at the front gates.

  • Allowed & Prohibited Items

    Guests and their belongings are subject to search upon each entry to the festival. To get into the festival as quickly as possible leave your bag at home and utilize the NO Bag Express Lane. If you do bring a bag look for signage to direct you to the correct line for screening.

    The following items are ALLOWED* at Lollapalooza:

    • Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Bag size may not exceed 14” x 11” x 5” (35cm x 28cm x 12cm), or 30 linear inches (75cm) in total, and must have no more than one singular pocket or opening. Backpacks and bags with multiple pockets are prohibited. Hydration packs are allowed but must be emptied of all liquid and have no more than two pockets in addition to the one holding the water reservoir. Learn more here.
    • Strollers
    • Binoculars
    • Blankets, Sheets, Towels
    • Cameras (basic point and shoot consumer-grade cameras) without detachable lenses and other accessories (monopods, selfie sticks, tripods, GoPro mounts, and other attachments are not allowed)
    • GoPro cameras without accessories
    • Sealed sunscreen lotion (no aerosol containers)
    • Empty hydration packs and water bottles (plastic or aluminum). Max size 36oz. for Yeti type hydration rambler (www.yeti.com/rambler)
    • Prescription Medicine Requirements:
      • Anyone needing prescription medicine at the festival must present the pharmacy-labeled container which states the prescription, dosage, and patient name to our medical staff at each entrance gate. Patrons are only allowed a sufficient supply of the prescribed medication for that day.
      • Medicines needing to be inhaled or smoked are prohibited unless in a prescribed inhaler. Per Chicago Park District Policy there is no smoking or vaping in Grant Park.
      • Over the counter medications are allowed in a sufficient supply for the day. Bottle contents will be verified by medical personnel at the entry gates.

    The following items are PROHIBITED* at Lollapalooza:

    • Bags will be restricted to small purses, totes and drawstring bags only. Bag size may not exceed 14” x 11” x 5” (35cm x 28cm x 12cm), or 30 linear inches (75cm) in total, and must have no more than one singular pocket or opening. Backpacks and bags with multiple pockets are prohibited. Hydration packs are allowed but must be emptied of all liquid and have no more than two pockets in addition to the one holding the water reservoir.
    • No Cigarettes, E-Cigs or Vaping devices (Chicago Parks Department Policy)
    • Aerosol containers (including sunscreen and personal beauty products)
    • Any and all professional audio recording equipment
    • Any and all professional video equipment – no video recording will be allowed
    • Professional cameras (any camera with the option to detach a lens)
    • Any and all camera accessories, such as selfie sticks, tripods, monopods, go pro mounts and attachments, detachable lenses, or other commercial equipment
    • Drones or any other remote flying device
    • Frisbees
    • Totems, Flags, Banners
    • Coolers of any kind (exceptions may be made for medical use)
    • Framed backpacks
    • Hammocks
    • Glass Containers
    • Firearms, explosives, and weapons of any kind (including pocket knives, pepper spray, fireworks, etc)
    • Illegal and Illicit substances of any kind
    • Drugs or drug paraphernalia
    • Outside food or beverage (including alcohol) of any kind
    • Umbrellas
    • Professional-grade radios or walkie-talkies
    • Pets (except for service animals)
    • Skateboards, scooters, bicycles, wagons, carts (including red wagons) or any personal motorized vehicles
    • Tents, canopies, or shade structures of any kind
    • Unauthorized/unlicensed vendors are not allowed. No unauthorized solicitation and materials including handbills, flyers, stickers, beach balls, giveaways, samples, etc.
    • Large wallet and waist chains that exceed 12 inches in length and width of 1 inch
    • Bicycle chains and other such chains will not be allowed
    • Bicycles inside the festival grounds (free parking is available near festival entrance)
    • No Chairs of any kind
    • No Inflatable furniture. Rafts, chairs, etc.
    • Per Chicago Parks Policy all parks are non-smoking

    *SUBJECT TO CHANGE

  • Exiting & Re-Entering The Festival

    All ticketholders are allowed to enter the festival 3 times per day. If you leave the festival grounds you must scan out. Wristband holders and their belongings will be searched each time they enter festival grounds. At the end of the night proceed to exits on Balbo and Jackson as well as the main entry gates from which you entered.

  • Safety at Lolla

    We want every fan to feel safe at the festival. Our Safety Page is the place to find our anti-harassment policy, get tips to come prepared, learn where and how to find help at the festival, and read about security measures we have in place. Specific questions regarding safety, security, medical, and any others can be directed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. If you have an immediate need while on-site seek out any festival staffer, police, fire, or security.

  • Locker Rentals & Mobile Charging

    Lockers will be available for rental closer to the fest.

  • Children at Lollapalooza

    Coming to the festival with kids in tow? Lollapalooza invites music fans of all ages, including kids! Kidzapalooza runs parallel to Lollapalooza all in its own securely designated area at Grant Park. Kidzapalooza opens at 11AM and closes at 7PM each day of the festival, and creates an environment for parents and children to enjoy family-friendly music on the Kidzapalooza stage. While you’re listening, feel free to make some art & crafts to remember sharing these memories with your kids! Check out Kidzapalooza here.

    Children 10 years-old and younger will be admitted free of charge with a ticket-holding adult. Limit 2 children per ticketed adult.

  • Is there a Lollapalooza Mobile App?

    Download The Official Mobile App for Android and iPhone now to have all you need to know at your fingertips!

    Also, remember to opt-in for Push Notifications to stay in the loop on important updates, fun giveaways, schedule changes, and emergency information all weekend long!

  • Lolla Cashless, Credit Cards and ATMs

    Want to leave your cash and credit cards at home? Register for Lolla Cashless presented by Citi when you activate your wristband at home or at the fest to make payments at the LollaShop, Chow Town, Bars and other stores around the park.

    The Lolla Shop, Bars and most (but not all) vendors will accept credit/debit cards. Need cash? Check the festival map to see where ATM’s are located throughout the park (with applicable service fees).

    Citi is the Official Card of Lollapalooza.

  • Sustainability

    Lollapalooza, a 2017 Illinois Sustainability Award recipient, strives to mitigate its impact on the environment. We take a considerable amount of pride in the efforts of our fans in maintaining the integrity of Grant Park over the course of the weekend. Partner with us to reduce the festival’s impact on the environment by participating in recycling initiatives such as Rock and Recycle, diverting waste from going into the landfill by composting your food waste and other compostables, refilling your water bottles, and supporting the wonderful causes you’ll discover at the festival.

    Learn more about our sustainability efforts here.

 

Event Properties

Event Date 08-01-2019 11:00 am
Event End Date 11-30-2021
Individual Price Ticket Price Varies
Location Lollapalooza Music Festival
Categories Festival,Concert,Live Music

Venue Information - Lollapalooza Music Festival

Lollapalooza is an annual 4-day music festival based in Chicago, Illinois at Grant Park. Performances include but are not limited to alternative rock, heavy metal, punk rock, hip hop, and electronic music. Lollapalooza has also provided a platform for non-profit and political groups and various visual artists.

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