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​Buckingham Fountain Springs to Life on Sunday, May 6, Noon to 3 p.m.

Join ComEd and the Chicago Park District to watch the historic fountain officially switch on at 2 p.m., and enjoy free family-friendly activities and live entertainment!

Games, Giveaways & Entertainment

  • FREE giveaways and family activities from our event partners
  • FUN games to help you learn about saving money and energy
  • LIVE entertainment and music from Sixteen Candles

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Thank You to Our Event Sponsors

  • Adler Planetarium
  • Art Institute
  • Better Business Bureau Serving Chicago and Northern Illinois
  • Brookfield Zoo
  • Chicago Architecture Foundation
  • Chicago Blackhawks
  • Chicago Botanic Garden
  • Chicago Parent Magazine
  • Chicago Park District
  • Chicago Sky Basketball
  • Chinatown Chamber of Commerce (Special Events Committee)
  • Diet Coke
  • Field Museum
  • Grant Park Music Festival
  • House Theatre
  • Icebox Derby (Internal ComEd)
  • Ignition/Havas (Internal ComEd)
  • Lincoln Park Zoo
  • Morton Arboretum
  • Museum of Science & Industry
  • National Museum of Mexican Art
  • Navy Pier
  • Old Town School of Folk Music
  • Puerto Rican Arts Alliance
  • Shedd Aquarium
  • The Joffrey Ballet
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