Buckingham Fountain to be Switched on Today

Looking for a free family activity for today? Visit the Buckingham Fountain for the #SwitchOnSummer2017 event.

When: May 6th, 2017 from 4:00-7:00pm
The fountain will be switched on at 6:00 p.m.

Where: Buckingham Fountain, 301 S Columbus Dr., Chicago, Il. 60605

The Chicago Park District and ComEd are celebrating Summer’s arrival and the 90th birthday of the Buckingham Fountain with a collection of treasured organizations from the Chicago area like the Shedd Aquarium, Brookfield Zoo, Adler Planetarium, Chicago Architecture Foundation, Chicago Botanic Garden, Chicago Children’s Museum, Chicago History Museum, Chicago Sky, Field Museum, Grant Park Music Festival, House Theatre, Lincoln Park Zoo, The Morton Arboretum, Museum of Science and Industry, National Museum of Mexican Art, Navy Pier, and the Puerto Rican Arts Alliance. Adding to the fun: free giveaways, family friendly activities, and live entertainment from American English.

For more information visit the ComEd Switch on Summer webpage.

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