Every year, Chicago hosts Lollapalooza, one of the most well-known music festivals in the world. The biggest and newest contemporary musicians from a variety of genres will perform in Lollapalooza 2022 over the four-day festival. The Foo Fighters, Marshmello, Tyler the Creator, Miley Cyrus, Megan Thee Stallion, Limp Bizkit, and Post Malone were among the eclectic artists that have performed in recent editions. It’s obvious why going to Lollapalooza continues to be every music fan’s most cherished fantasy with lineups like these.
Since its founding in 1991, Lollapalooza has progressed a lot. With events across Europe, South America, and its flagship festival in Chicago, it is now a recognized event on a global level. In 2021, despite the pandemic, an estimated 100,000 people each day attended Lollapalooza.
What is Lollapalooza?
Every year in Chicago, there is a 4-Day music festival called Lollapalooza. Trending artists typically perform at Lollapalooza in the genres of hip-hop, techno, and alternative rock. The festival is known for its amazing music and positive vibes.
Where is Lollapalooza 2022 hosted?
The main Lollapalooza festival is hosted yearly in Chicago’s Grant Park, Illinois. Due to the festival’s popularity, it is now also held in South American and European locations.
The lineup for Lollapalooza 2022 is out, and it’s great!
Metallica, Dua Lipa, J. Cole, Green Day, Doja Cat, Machine Gun Kelly, Lil Baby, and Kygo will headline the Lollapalooza Chicago event.
Glass Animals, Charli XCX, Big Sean, Maneskin, Turnstile, King Princess, Denzel Curry, Caroline Polachek, Muna, Kaskade, Rolling Blackouts Coastal Fever, Tove Lo, Horsegirl, Liquid Stranger, Wet Leg, Young Nudy, 100 Gecs, Midwxst, Willow, and Jazmine Sullivan are also on the Lollapalooza 2022 lineup this year.
This year’s Lollapalooza lineup was announced on Tuesday, March 22nd.
Lollapalooza 2022: This year, Lollapalooza is scheduled to happen from July 28th to July 31st.
For one day, a general admission ticket costs $130; for four days, it costs $375. GA+ was $225 for a single day and $ for multiple days.
The price of a VIP ticket is $500 for one day and $1600 for four.
The most expensive option, platinum, costs $2000 for a day and $4200 for four days.
Children under 10 are admitted free of charge when accompanied by an adult who has a ticket.
More than 385,000 people attended Lollapalooza in 2021. Before the pandemic, in 2019, there were 400,000 people.
What to wear to Lollapalooza?
You can wear pretty much anything you want to Lollapalooza 2022 because there isn’t exactly a dress code. Just make sure it is very comfortable. Avoid flip-flops and heels because they don’t exactly help you to dance all night long!
One final tip regarding what to wear to Lollapalooza 2022: be prepared for the July heat in Chicago. Chicago experiences lows of 70° and highs of 80° during Lollapalooza.
So, when it’s daylight, wear sunglasses to protect your eyes. You may dance all you want if you wear breathable fabrics. But if it gets chilly later on in the evening, layering is also your friend. Also, keep in mind how unpredictable Chicago’s weather is. To be safe, you might want to bring a poncho.
Hotels in Chicago near the Event
- Hilton Chicago
- Homewood Suites by Hilton
- Le Méridien Essex Chicago
- The Blackstone
- Congress Plaza Hotel
- Travelodge by Wyndham
Transportation and Parking Tips
- Peak traffic and entry at Lollapalooza are between 2 pm and 5 pm. Try reaching before and after this time to avoid getting caught in traffic.
- CTA and Metra services run trains/buses with adjusted schedules convenient for Lolla goers.
- Several streets will have closures. Check updated info on this before leaving for Lolla.
- If you’re driving to Lolla, make sure you book parking near Grant Park as soon as you can.