Ready For a Heatwave: Everything You Need to Know About the Debut of Chicago’s Newest Fest
Angling for a standout debut in the birthplace of house music, Heatwave Music Festival is the latest newcomer in an increasingly competitive festival scene.
Chicago-based promoter Auris Presents are spearheading the effort to make Heatwave the Windy City's next success story. As the tastemakers behind the city's leading venues RADIUS, Concord Music Hall and PRYSM, the team certainly has the track record and tenure to boot.
Here's everything you need to know leading up to the inaugural Heatwave Music Festival in Chicago's historic Douglass Park.
HEATWAVE DATES & TIMES
The debut of Heatwave takes place on the weekend of July 16th and 17th, with festival hours running from 2pm to 10pm each day.
LOCATION & TRANSPORTATION
The festival is set to take place within Douglass Park, 1401 S Sacramento Dr. Chicago, IL. Due to limited parking space at the location, it's strongly recommended attendees seek alternative means of transportation.
For those opting to use public transit, the below lines pass through the Douglass Park crossroads California & Ogden, putting you within walking distance of the festival grounds.