Grill Out, Chicago: The best public places to get grilled
(Published May, 29, 2019)
By Stephanie Racine, Staff Writer
For grill masters and amateurs, there are several public parks and beaches that allow grilling.
“Grilling must be confined to enclosed metal containers and may only take place within dedicated grilling areas,” according to the Chicago Parks website. The parks also stress all hot coal must be watered and any remains should be disposed of in designated red receptacles.
Some of the nearby parks and beaches that allow grilling:
Oak Street Beach
1000 North Lake Shore Drive
North Avenue Beach
1601 N. Lake Shore Drive
4400 N. Lake Shore Drive
1230 W. Greenleaf Ave.
6100 W. Fullerton Ave
$50 fee to grill, must bring own grill.
5491 S. Lake Shore Drive
Public fire pits or bring your own grill in designated areas.
1400 N Humboldt Drive
For more information about the parks and beaches, visit chicagoparkdistrict.com