Open Streets on State Street

Thanks to the Chicago Loop Alliance and the Active Transportation Alliance,  that great street State St. is set to become a pedestrian paradise on Saturday, October 1st. All you need to bring is your feet! Read below for the full specs:

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Open Streets on State Street

Saturday, October 1

10 AM – 3 PM

State Street from Lake to Van Buren

On Saturday, October 1, State Street will be transformed into the ultimate urban playground—allowing pedestrians only to play, walk, bike and enjoy healthy recreation in a car-free environment.

Open Streets on State Street—presented by Chicago Loop Alliance and Active Transportation Alliance—will feature a host of activities including a modular skate park, free yoga classes and breakdancing demonstrations. Plus, several Loop businesses are teaming up to offer special discounts for one day only at area restaurants, retail destinations and cultural institutions.

The event is free and open to the public. For more information, visit OpenStreetsOnStateStreet.org or connect to us on Facebook or Twitter to get the inside scoop on surprises and happenings along the street.

About Chicago Loop Alliance

Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) is a member-based business organization that represents Chicago’s most dynamic mixed-use district - the Loop - and advocates for the rapidly growing central business area. CLA is focused on promoting and uniting Loop businesses and organizations to support one another in creating a vibrant, flourishing Loop where people live, work and play. For more information visit www.chicagoloopalliance.com.

About Active Transportation Alliance

The Active Transportation Alliance (Active Trans) is an advocate for bicyclists, pedestrians and public transit riders in the Chicago region. Active Trans encourages transportation that promotes health, recreation, social interaction, equity, environmental stewardship and resource conservation. For more information about the Active Transportation Alliance, please visit www.activetrans.org.

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