About the Great Chicago Fire Festival

Redmoon, in partnership with the City of Chicago and the Chicago Park District, created the Great Chicago Fire Festival; a free event to unite Chicago’s neighborhoods and celebrate Chicago’s grit, greatness and renewal following the fire of 1871. This summer, Redmoon partnered with over 30 community-based organizations across 15 neighborhoods, bringing out its unique machinery and theatrical skill in an unprecedented city-wide conversation on overcoming and celebrating.

Click here for incredible photographs of our build process!

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About Redmoon

Engineering Wonder

So, where did the vision for this celebration of community come from? For the past 24 years, Redmoon has been on a mission to transform the Chicago experience with free, magnificent events that promote civic well being by way of creativity. Under the leadership of Executive Artistic Director, Jim Lasko, The Great Chicago Fire Festival will be our biggest spectacle yet. In its inaugural year, a partnership with the City of Chicago will help usher in this first-of-its-kind festival as an annual tradition for many years to come.

SummerCelebrations

Celebrating Storiesof Grit & Resilience

Leading up to the festival, we’re traveling throughout Chicago’s neighborhoods for Summer Celebrations: an unprecedented city-wide conversation around grit, resilience, and renewal in Chicago neighborhoods. Along the way we are mapping these awe-inspiring stories via The Mobile Photo Factory and a video series. The stories will come together on 10.4.14 and be put on display at The Great Chicago Fire Festival as a larger-than-life spectacle like no other.

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Named a top NYE event by CS Modern Luxury, Revolution returns to Redmoon to ring in the New Year in style. Chicago’s most outrageous party cycles through the immersive aesthetics of Earth, Air, Water and Fire in a signature Redmoon experience.

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NYE Revolution 2014

December 31, 2014, 9:00pm - January 1, 2015, 2:00am

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To ring in the New Year, Redmoon presents the second annual New Year’s Eve: Revolution, a festive evening of sensuous elegance and wild imagination propelled by the classical elements of nature: earth, air, water and fire. Redmoon’s carnival-esque interpretation of the traditional New Year’s Eve celebration engineers wonder through its fantastical and functional mechanical inventions, mind-blowing tableaux and lavishly costumed performers, all in a new layout designed to create a wide-open space and atmosphere. A full bar is included in the ticket price.

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NYE Revolution 2014

December 31, 2014, 9:00pm - January 1, 2015, 2:00am

Redmoon

To ring in the New Year, Redmoon presents the second annual New Year’s Eve: Revolution, a festive evening of sensuous elegance and wild imagination propelled by the classical elements of nature: earth, air, water and fire. Redmoon’s carnival-esque interpretation of the traditional New Year’s Eve celebration engineers wonder through its fantastical and functional mechanical inventions, mind-blowing tableaux and lavishly costumed performers, all in a new layout designed to create a wide-open space and atmosphere. A full bar is included in the ticket price.

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