Chicago Park District Announces Launch Digital Edition of Night Out in the Parks

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The Chicago Park District launched the 8th season of Night Out in the Parks on a virtual and social media platform earlier this week. New cultural experiences, recorded across the city, will be posted every week throughout the summer at and Night Out in the Parks is supported by ComEd. In response to COVID-19 public health guidelines, “Night Out in the Parks” features a sampling of the family- friendly, quality entertainment that Chicagoans would typically enjoy in our neighborhood parks. A complete list of the 120 artists selected to perform as part of “Night Out in the Parks” this season prior to the release of COVID-19 health and safety guidelines is available at

Movies in the Parks
through September 11

Movies in the Parks returns for a 20th season full of blockbuster outdoor entertainment on warm summer evenings. All movies begin at dusk, weather permitting. Follow Chicago Park District: Movies in the Parks at or call 312.742.1134 for daily listings and weather-related cancelations.

Chicago Shakespeare in the Parks: Virtual Tour
August 10-August 28 at 5:30 pm

Starting August 10th, every day at 5:30 pm the Theater will stream a performance from a local artist, continuing the longstanding tradition of a “Green Show” before what was typically a like Shakespeare performance in the park. This year, community members are invited to bring moments from Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream to life in their own parks, greenspaces, balconies, and backyards by using the theater’s online toolkit and recording their open-air renditions of lines and scenes from the play then sharing on social media with #MyMidsummerCHI. For more information, visit

Chicago Onscreen: Local Film Showcase

Virtual festival: August 29 – September 19
In-person screenings: August 29, September 5 & 12
Drive-in screenings: September 1 & 3

The Chicago Onscreen Local Film Showcase returns with a fresh batch of locally-made and Chicago-focused films. This year’s film selection will be screened virtually, in-person and in drive-ins. The official selections include shorts and feature-length films, documentaries, narratives and animated films.

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