Summer weekend events include PitchFork Music Fest, Heatwave Music Festival and Northerly Island concerts among other venues attracting large crowds – chicago.gov

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Music fills the air in Chicago this weekend with several music festivals and summer activities.  The City of Chicago’s Office of Emergency Management and Communications (OEMC) is reminding those enjoying the city’s offerings to be cognizant of surroundings and call 9-1-1 to report any suspicions of risk to people or property.  Expect traffic impacts and increased activity in the areas surrounding popular events as well as the street closure on Balbo in prep for the 7/28 start of Lollapalooza.  
 
Report Suspicious Activity:  If You See Something, Say Something. OEMC reminds the public to be aware of their surroundings and to report suspicious activity. If you notice something suspicious, notify onsite security or call 9-1-1. If You See Something, Say Something™ is a national anti-terrorism public awareness campaign that emphasizes the importance of reporting suspicious activity to law enforcement authorities.   
 
The following events are planned for this weekend, with large crowds and traffic impacts:  
  
Pitchfork Music Fest at Union Park:  Friday-Sunday, Noon-10 p.m., Main gates are at Ashland, south of Lake Street and Washington Blvd/Ogden Avenue (No Re-Entry Allowed).    
 Heatwave Music Festival at Douglas Park:  Saturday-Sunday, 2 p.m.-10 p.m.,   
Silver Room Sound System Block Party at Oakwood Beach:  Saturday-Sunday, Noon-10 p.m.  silverroomblockparty.com  
  
Mas Flow Reggaeton Festival at Calumet Park:  Friday-Sunday, Noon-10 p.m., masflowchi.com  
  
Nora Jones Concert at Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island:  Friday-Saturday, 9 p.m.  5 Seconds of Summer – Take My Hand World Tour Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island: Saturday, 7 p.m.  
  
John Mulaney at United Center:  Friday-Saturday, 8 p.m.  
  
Tacos Y Tamales Festival in Pilsen, 16th Peoria:  Friday (5 p.m.-10 p.m.)-Sunday (12 p.m.-10 p.m.) chicagotacofest.com  
  
Roscoe Burgerfest at Belmont & Damen:  Friday (5 p.m.-10 p.m.)-Sunday (11 a.m.-10 p.m.)  
chicagoevents.com/RoscoeVillageBurgerFest  
  
Chicago Fire FC v Seattle Sounders FC at Soldier Field:  Saturday, 7 p.m.  
  
Chicago Cubs v Mets at Wrigley Field:  Saturday 1:20 p.m. & 7:05 p.m., Sunday 1:20 p.m.  
  
Willis Tower Antenna Lift  
Those in the area of Willis Tower should be aware of street closures on Sunday from 8 a.m. to noon for antenna lift. Street closures include:    
Traffic Control Aides (TCA’s) will be on hand to facilitate traffic at major events throughout the city this weekend.  
  
The OEMC Operations Center will monitor events and weather conditions and issue warnings should situations warrant.  
 
Sign up for emergency and traffic impacts in Chicago at www.NotifyChicago.org or text alerts for lakefront notices, alerts affecting businesses or COVID-19 updates:  
Follow the Office of Emergency Management and Communications on Facebook (@coemc), Twitter (@ChicagoOEMC) and Instagram (chicago_oemc_911).   
  
Chicago.gov/OEMC  
  
  
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