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Buckingham Fountain to open for 90th season on Saturday

May 01, 2017 - Chicago Sun-Times

Buckingham Fountain, one of Chicago's iconic lakefront attractions, will officially "open" on May 6 amid a host of special events and programming.

The "Switch on Summer" celebration of the fountain's 90th birthday will feature free giveaways, live entertainment from Beatles tribute band American English and family-friendly activities from 4 to 6 p.m. The fountain will be officially switched on at 6 p.m.

The fountain is located at Columbus Drive and the lakefront. An official Chica...