WHEN: July 17-19

WHERE: Chicago, Illinois

Get stoked for Summer Smash – Chicago’s largest independent hip-hop festival! Bringing in over 90,000 attendees.

Buckle up for Summer Smash

Summer Smash features a stacked hip hop line up featuring Post Malone, Wiz Khalifa, and Playboi Carti. There will be over 60 artists performing at Douglass Park and you can check out the full lineup here. Some other must-see artists include Oliver Tree (one of my personal favorites), 2 Chainz, and Trippie Redd. If you’re into hip hop or rap then Summer Smash is the go-to festival this year and, you can check out other Chicago festivals here!

Here’s the daily lineup!



Tickets are going to sell out fast. Being one of the largest independent hip hop festivals with over 90,000 attendees it’s a must-see event. Tickets are available at GA or VIP. GA has access to all 3 days, free water, food, and access to the arcade. Tickets start at $275 and are available here. VIP has all GA offers plus access to VIP food, drinks, and upgraded views. VIP starts at $449 and you can get those here.



Want to get involved?

Summer Smash is big on the community involvement and if you help get the festival ready or help clean up after you will be awarded a 1 day GA pass to the festival. More information on clean up and being a part of the festival can be found here.

Get Stoked for Summer Smash

Overall, I’m thrilled for this festival. Between the incredible lineup, being in the center of the city, and being a part of something that gives back and cares about the community – this festival will be amazing. Don’t forget to keep up with Summer Smash on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter @summersmash.


See you there!