Jazzin' at the Shedd

Jazz. Cocktails. The lake. Fireworks. And 32,000 animals. That’s Jazzin’ at the Shedd!

This year's Jazzin' will be held every Wednesday evening beginning at 5 p.m. from June 17 to September 9. Tickets are now on sale! Buy online for exclusive pricing.

Online - $18
At the door - $20
Groups -
 Click here for groups of 15 or more.
Stingray Touch can be added to your Jazzin' visit onsite for an additional fee of $3. Learn more!

View the 2015 band schedule and music themes

Jazzin admission includes:

  • Abbott Oceanarium, Polar Play Zone, Amphibians special exhibit (open until 8 p.m., last entry 7:45 p.m.)
  • Wild Reef (open until 9 p.m., last entry 8:45 p.m.)
  • Aquarium galleries (open until 10 p.m.)
  • Outdoor terraces (open until 10 p.m.)
  • Stingray Touch is an additional fee of $3 (can be added onsite, last entry 7:45 p.m.)

On June 17, the lakeside terrace will be reserved for Shedd members with special programming until 7:30 p.m. Become a member today and receive free admission to the full Jazzin season and take part in this special event!

Exclusive for Jazzin' Guests: Get 10% off your entire gift purchase and check your bag free until 9 p.m. so you're free to enjoy the music! Show your wristband at the gift store counter to receive this offer.

Buy your Jazzin' tickets

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If you are a Shedd member, please login to reserve your complimentary tickets. Additional guest tickets (beyond your membership level benefits) can be purchased onsite at the membership desk upon arrival.