What you need to know to plan your best picnic ever:
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013
Venue: Jackson Park at 63rd Street and Hayes Drive, Chicago
Hours: 7 AM-8 PM (park opens at 6 AM)
Cost: Advance tickets are $20, available here. Please note that all VIP parking and tent packages are sold out.
Guest DJs and performers: Dance music icon Crystal Waters will perform for the first time at the Chosen Few Picnic. Guest DJs include: Ron Trent, a Chicago native whose musical productions helped shape the Chicago house sound; Jesse De La Peña, Vocolo Radio host and original member of the seminal acid jazz band Liquid Soul; Greg Gray, Nu Bang Clan; Kevin McSwain, Greg Winfield; and Erick Mosby.
Parking: Stay tuned for updates. Please be aware that parking is extremely limited in the immediate vicinity of Jackson Park. Additionally, we anticipate that the Chicago Police Department will again close streets as needed to maximize safety and traffic flow. We recommend using carpooling, public transportation, biking, walking and/or cab rides to get to the event.
Other events: The Chosen Few Picnic Weekend includes a host of pre- and post-parties, with special guest DJs Def Mix producer and remixer, Quentin Harris; Tambor Party Atlanta DJs Stan Zeff and DJ Be, and Detroit DJs the Chosen Ones; and a Sunday night closing party featuring the Chosen Few DJs. Details about the events are on our Parties page.
Accommodations: The Chosen Few DJs have partnered with the Hard Rock Hotel Chicago and the South Loop Hotel for special room rates and amenities for our guests July 4-7, 2013. Check out our Accommodations section for more information.
More info: Check this page often for updates on picnic details and news, or visit our FAQ page for answers to common questions.. If you’d like to be a picnic sponsor, please contact us at sponsor[at]chosenfewdjs.com. Due to the overwhelming response, we are no longer accepting vendor applications for the 2013 picnic. Thank you for your interest.