SUMMER COVID PROTOCOL UPDATES: Beginning June 1, Merit will be instituting new COVID protocols, including moving to masks recommended for all visitors. Current COVID protocols remains in effect through May 31, with the exception of a few special events. READ MORE »

Relive Merit’s Summer Pop-ups

With back-to-school and fall fast approaching, these last days of summer are perfect for visiting one of Merit’s summer pop-up events around Chicago! From live performances in the park to little ones learning a new song during storytime, music lovers of all ages are welcome at Merit’s free musical events around the city.

Missed an event this summer? Don’t sweat it! You can relive some of the pop-up fun through our coverage gallery below.

Musical Storytimes

Pop-ups in the Park

  • Better Magazine highlighted our summer pop-ups in their “Best things to do in June” article.
  • Chicago Tribune featured our event at Green City Market in their “Things to do this weekend” article.
  • Watch Meredith Barber, Merit’s Vice President for Development & Marketing, on FOX TV’s morning news.
  • Read about our event at Harrison Park in Pilsen in Macaroni Kids‘ newsletter and WTTW TV‘s “10 things to do this weekend” article.

Summer Open House

  • Read Block Club Chicago‘s article highlighting our summer Open House event and Merit’s ongoing presence in the West Loop.
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