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With 40-plus bands over the course of three days, it's pretty easy to slip into a music coma at Pitchfork. But, thanks to its awesome West Loop location, there are several places where you can take a break without straying too far from all the action. In fact, with Flatstock and the Coterie Craft Fair on-site, you won't even have to leave the Union Park premises.
Of course, if you do want to escape the crowds for a bit, we've got you covered, too. Read on for the perfect places to get glam before the fest, the restaurants offering better bites than fairground food, and the spots to snag a few souvenirs. With tips like these, how could Pitchfork be anything but pitch-perfect?