Humboldt Park


Humboldt Park


Friday + Saturday nights
July 22 - August 6, 2016


8:30 - 9:30pm
open park seating at 7:45


All performances are free and open to the public!    


On the water of Chicago's historic and newly renovated Humboldt Park Boathouse Lagoon, at the heart of the Humboldt Park neighborhood.  Free parking, easy bus routes, and pedestrian-bike friendly.  


This family-friendly performance welcomes audiences of all ages from across Chicago and the Midwest.  We encourage you to spend the day at the beach, in the park, at summer camp, at a baseball game or with a visit to the Museum.  But don't stop there!  Join us at sunset for an evening of live dance, feature film, and projection mapping on the water with family and friends.




Do I need a ticket to attend the show?

Tickets are not required - this is a free performance that is open to the public.  The best view is from the Humboldt Park Boathouse Cafe or the adjacent peninsula.  Bring a chair, a blanket, grab a drink and enjoy! 

can i volunteer?

Check out our call for volunteers or contact us directly and let us know when you're available to help out.  Kids welcome.  We'll even give you access backstage!  

Is there an age limit?

No.  This is is an all ages family production.  

Will there be food or alcohol served during the performance?

No.  Audience seating takes place on Chicago Park District property. You may bring food and non-alcoholic beverages to the event (picnic style).  Alcohol is prohibited.  You may also purchase food and beverages at the Humboldt Park Boathouse cafe, with perfect seating for the show!

Is seating provided? 

No. You may bring blankets and lawn chairs for your own personal seating area, or come early for a spot at the Humboldt Park Cafe.

How can I support the project?  

Become an in-kind or financial sponsor at a community or presenting level.   
You can also visit Panda Nation to make your $5 donation to World Wildlife Fund, or contact us for information on how your company and provide a matching, tax-deductible donation.