Lollapalooza 2019 by the numbers, roads reopening, virtual lost and found

Lollapalooza 2019 by the numbers, roads reopening, virtual lost and found
Lollapalooza of the past. Not this year

28th Annual Festival Draws Large Crowds, Top Talent and  helps Local Economy

The 28th annual Lollapalooza is history.  Clean up is now underway. The four-day Festival that took place in Grant Park Thursday through Sunday featured music, food, art and showcased:

  • Over 170 bands
  • Eight stages
  • Hundreds of thousands to the park
  • 55 official after-shows at venues throughout the city
  • $247 million into the local economy in 2018 ($1.445 billion in total, since 2010)
  • 31 arrests
  • 12 administrative notices of violation (citations)
  • 116 medical transports over the four days

Lost and Found

For those who lost something at the festival, visit Lollapalooza’s virtual lost and found at www.lolla.com/lostfound. Festival goers can view found inventory, submit a claim, and be more easily connected with their item(s). Additionally, today, Monday, August 5, there will be a Lost & Found matched item pick up from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Lolla Pop-Up Shop, 224. S. Michigan Avenue. 

On-going Street Closures and Traffic Impacts:

  • Columbus Drive from Monroe to Roosevelt is expected to re-open to vehicular traffic prior to morning rush hour on Tuesday, August 6
  • Ida B. Wells Drive, Balbo Drive, Jackson Drive – from Michigan Ave. to Columbus Drive – will also re-open prior to morning rush hour on Tuesday, August 6

The following closures will remain in place while the festival stages and tents are disassembled:

  • Balbo Drive from Columbus Drive to Lake Shore Drive will be closed through Friday, August 9
  • Organizers will re-open Jackson Boulevard from Columbus Drive to Lake Shore Drive for Thursday morning rush hour on August 8 and will implement intermittent closures after rush hour concludes on August 8 and August 9 for equipment load-out.

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