Each summer, crowds descend on the park to claim their patch of grass to see their favorites from the Red Hot Chili Peppers to Black Sabbath grace the stage.
With locals and out-of-towners flooding the city, hotel rooms are slim to none. Luckily, rooms are still available at a few places, including Sheraton Chicago on the river for $289 per night. Not bad, when other downtown hotels are at least $300 a night for this busy, music-filled weekend.
Gear up for a big day at the park in the South Loop, at Waffles, the spot Time Out Chicago named the Best New Breakfast, with a Local Deal that's half off current prices. For $19, two diners can try the popular breakfast or brunch with entrees and premium beverages.
Take a break or revive after the shows with a swing by The Tasting Room on Randolph in the West Loop. For $35, receive wine flights and tasting plates at this spot named among Chicago's Top Ten Lounge Restaurants & Wine Bars by Gayot.