Presented by Mayor Rahm Emanuel, Night Out in the Parks brings over 1,000 cultural events to neighborhood parks each year. Chicagoans and visitors alike, enjoy the breadth of world-class events in every one of the city's 77 community areas. Arts programming in neighborhoods across the city advances the goals of the Chicago Park District and the Chicago Cultural Plan. In its fifth year, the 2017 Night Out in the Parks series brings more than 1,000 events to neighborhood parks throughout the city, making community parks safe havens and hubs of cultural activity. From traditional performances and concerts, to community workshops, nature-based programs, dance performances, festivals, and more, there is something for everyone happening in the parks this year! To make this happen, the Chicago Park District has partnered with the following local arts and community organizations.