Jazzin' at the Shedd

Take a sip of summer at Jazzin’ at the Shedd. Every Wednesday evening, move to the rhythms of Chicago’s top jazz musicians—and be moved by the pulsing rhythms of spotted jellies, the shimmering slow dance of false herrings and more in Shedd’s new special exhibit, Underwater Beauty. Combine a cocktail with great music, the city skyline, fireworks and beauty worth saving—only at Shedd. 

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2018 Jazzin' dates
(5 to 10 p.m.; 5 to 9 p.m. in September/October)

July 11, 18, 25
Aug. 1, 8, 15, 22, 29
Sept. 5, 12, 19, 26—Free for all Illinois residents with valid ID!
Oct. 3, 10—Free for all Illinois residents with valid ID!

Special themed nights

  • Aug. 15: Women in Jazz and Science

Price: $25

Jazzin' at the Shedd

Jazzin' happens Wednesday evenings every summer. Tickets are now on sale!

Shoreline CruisesWant even more Jazzin' fun? Enjoy an evening cruise and get a front-row view of the Navy Pier fireworks display. Join us for a Shoreline Cruise!

Jazzin Sax PlayerWant to see who is playing at this year's Jazzin'? Check out the band lineup!

Science pubJoin a Jazzin' science pub where you can enjoy a beverage and learn about amazing research at Shedd.

Fish at SheddGroup tickets are available for Jazzin'! For groups of 15 or more, click here to reserve your tickets today.

Underwater Beauty exhibitEnjoy cocktails and hors d’oeuvres while surrounded by more than 100 species from around the world during our Underwater Beauty happy hour!

Traffic Alerts

Throughout the year, special events can affect traffic and parking. Please check here to plan around traffic so you can spend the most time at Jazzin'!

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