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Partner: Chicago Summer Spectacular Concert, Center Stage for Access and Accessibility

  • Navy Pier 600 East Grand Avenue Chicago, IL, 60611 United States (map)

Come out to Chicago’s Navy Pier for three hours of amazing music, dance, storytelling, comedy and more by some of the city’s most talented performers with and without disabilities! Highlights of this free concert include:

  • Special guest performer Avett Ray, a seven-year-old piano YouTube sensation who happens to be visually impaired and has appeared on national television including American Idol and the Today Show

  • Performers from Chicago’s best entertainment venues like School of Rock Oak Park, MOMENTA, and Young Chicago Authors, Mister Danny of Chicago Magic Lounge

  • WGCI Radio personality and comedian Leon Rogers as emcee

Be “ALL IN” for access and inclusion by joining us for an unforgettable day at The Pier!

  • When: Saturday, September 14, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

  • Where: Navy Pier | 600 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago
    Wave Wall Performance Platform, located adjacent to the Centennial Wheel
    In the event of rain, the event will be held inside Navy Pier’s Food Experience near Ben & Jerry’s

  • Tickets: This is a FREE event!

  • Getting There: Navy Pier is served by CTA bus lines and also has several drop off locations for paratransit services. Click here for a map of Navy Pier

  • Accessibility: Navy Pier is accessible to all visitors. For more information, click here

Earlier Event: September 14
Outing: Limb Loss Education Day
Later Event: September 20
Outing: Adult Empowerment Retreat