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Sundays on State

Sundays on State

The internationally acclaimed Sundays on State events return to State Street this summer! 

"Best New Event in 2021" (Time Out Chicago)

"Award of Excellence" (International Downtown Association)

"Best in a Crisis" (PRWeek US Awards, Finalist)

The internationally acclaimed, award-winning event series, Sundays on State, will once again transform Chicago's most iconic street, State Street, when it closes to vehicular traffic on July 16 and August 13 this summer. Neighbors from every Chicago community and beyond unite for a free, interactive block party, while safely enjoying art, culture, active recreation, food, drinks, shopping, and local attractions in the heart of everyone’s neighborhood – the Loop. Chicago Loop Alliance's Sundays on State series accelerates the economic recovery, unites the community, and creates joy! 92 percent of 2022 activation participants came from underrepresented business owners. Want to attend the events? Register for free today, and earn a chance to win a $1000 Loop Staycation package#SundaysOnState

Sunday, July 16, 2023 (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Sunday, August 13, 2023 (11 a.m. - 6 p.m.)

Register for FREE today!


Sundays on State is a project of Chicago Loop Alliance in partnership with Chicago Loop Alliance Foundation and SSA#1-2015. The events are supported by a Chicago Presents grant from the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs & Special Events. Supporting sponsors are Allstate Insurance Company, Macy’s and Target. The Event sponsor is Block 37. Community sponsors are Catalog, Divvy, Millennium Garages, theWit, a Hilton Hotel, Walgreens, and Star Events.  

Media partners include Chicago Reader, Chicago Tribune, Concorde New Media, Crawford Broadcasting (Power92, WSRB, WYCA-FM), iHeart (WVAZ, WGRB, WGCI), Reflejos,  Vocalo 89.5FM, and  WBEZ 91.5FM.