Lollapalooza 2015 vendors show some of the best of what Chicago has to offer

A music fan’s still got to eat, and that’s certainly true of fans lucky enough to purchase tickets to Lollapalooza 2015 in Chicago. In addition to catching performances by the likes of big-name musical act like Paul McCartney, Florence + the Machine, Metallica and more, music fans can rest assured there will be plenty to eat and drink during the three-day festival.

Festival organizers announced the official vendor list for Lollapalooza 2015 on June 30 via the event’s website and official social media pages. On the food front, music fans have 35 Chicago-based vendors to choose from in Lollapalooza’s Chow Town when purchasing food. There are long-time Chicago favorites like Billy Goat Tavern & Grill, Lou Malnati’s Pizzeria, and Connie’s Pizza, and newer places like Starfruit Cafe and Wow Bao. The festival’s farmers market has six additional vendors.

Festival-goers hoping to pick up an interesting memento are in luck. Lollapalooza’s Green Street Art Market features about 20 vendors, including Black Ink Art, Chaos Card Company and Synergy Organic Clothing. Through Lolla Cares, festival-goers can also learn more about several organizations. Eleven organizations are on the schedule for this year, including Meat Free Monday, Oxfam America, and Chicago Cares. A full list of all vendors for this year’s festival is available on Lollapalooza’s website.

A map for Lollapalooza 2015 has not been released as of press time. On the festival’s website, it was noted a map is forthcoming. Keep in mind that festival-goers are allowed to enter and exit Lollapalooza’s festival grounds up to three times per day, as needed. For additional details regarding entering and exiting the festival, check out Lollapalooza’s website.

Lollapalooza will be held July 31 through August 2 at Grant Park in Chicago. In addition to the aforementioned musical acts, the music festival includes performances by Sam Smith, Bassnectar, alt-J, Alabama Shakes, Twenty One Pilots, FKA Twigs and many more. General admission and VIP tickets for Lollapalooza are sold out. However, Platinum and travel packages for the festival were available for purchase as of press time. For additional details on Lollapalooza 2015, including tips on how have the best experience at the festival, keep it right here on AXS.