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Amy Krouse Rosenthal Day in conjunction with Family Fun Festival

August 9, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Join us at the Millennium Park Family Fun Festival August 9th to celebrate Amy Krouse Rosenthal Day!

Paris Rosenthal, an inspiring young author and daughter of the late Amy Krouse Rosenthal. Famous for her numerous children’s books and encouraging people to be kind to one another through her whimsical virtue, Amy has left a legacy being carried out by Paris. Before her passing in March 2017, Amy wrote a NYT Modern Love piece “You May Want to Marry My Husband” but was also able to complete the children’s book “Dear Girl” with her daughter Paris.

To continue to celebrate the beauty in everything Amy brought to her readers and the universe, August 9th was declared Amy Krouse Rosenthal Day in Chicago by Mayor Rahm Emanuel. This year, AKR day will be celebrated at a Family Fun Festival at Millennium Park the schedule is as follows:

10:00AM – Wiggleworms performance:

11:00AM – Reading of “Dear Girl” by Paris Rosenthal

12:00PM – 2:00PM – Face painting

In addition to the reading and book signing, attendees will enjoy giveaways while supplies last!


August 9, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Millennium Park
New Michigan Avenue and Washington Street
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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