Windy City Smokeout

Windy City Smokeout, the nation’s premier outdoor country music and BBQ festival will return to Chicago on July 8-11, 2021, outside the United Center. Hosted by Bub City, and ACM award-winning, Joe’s Bar, Windy City Smokeout will feature live performances from country music’s biggest names like Brett Eldredge, Darius Rucker, Dierks Bentley, Jon Pardi and more. With BBQ from the world’s best pitmasters offering a mix of new school and old school ‘cue dishes . The six-time Academy of Country Music Awards “Festival of the Year” nominee is adding a fourth day this year, offering festival goers an extra day to celebrate the return of live music and food.

We are looking for volunteers at various times through the dates of July 8th-11th to help assist with set up, beverage & food distribution, and take down. All volunteer receive a $50 Gift Card to Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants. A gift card will be provided to Special Olympics Illinois for every volunteer in attendance as well! Volunteers will have access to food, soda, and water throughout their shift. Free parking is available for volunteers. Final details will be sent out prior to the event dates.


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Lettuce Entertain You Restaurants and the Windy City Smokeout have been a long time supporter of Special Olympics Illinois! We appreciate their continued efforts and partnership to benefit all of the Special Olympics Illinois Athletes.


Jul 08 - 11 2021


All Day


United Center
1901 W. Madison St. Chicago, IL 60612
Brenden Cannon


Brenden Cannon
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