Open 9 am - 5 pm
A close-up view from behind the hand of a musician as it supports the neck of an acoustic guitar. Out of focus in the background, guests can be seen dancing on the terrace to jazz music during Shedd's evening Jazzin' with the Shedd event.
A couple leans against the glass handrail ringing the Abbott Oceanarium, peering down into the blue waters of whale harbor.

Jazzin' at the Shedd FAQ


Adult $39.95 ($19.95 for Chicago residents)

Children (3-11) $29.95 ($14.95 for Chicago residents)

Members are free


Jazzin' takes place from 5 p.m. - 10 p.m.

Timed tickets are available for 5 p.m. and 6 p.m. You are allowed to enter until 8 p.m. The aquarium closes at 10 p.m.

Traffic alerts

Throughout the year, special events can affect traffic and parking.

Check our traffic page so you can spend the most time at Jazzin'!


At Shedd Aquarium, we believe there should be no boundaries to your experience. If you have an accommodation request related to a disability, please contact us. We look forward to assisting you.

Planning your visit

Review important information regarding timed entry and safety precautions on our Plan a Visit webpage.