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September 18, 2021
5:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Naper Settlement

Naper Settlement, IL 60540
Adult: $15, Youth (4-12): $10, Members: FREE.
Sept 18 - Naper Nights
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Naper Nights - Phish & Grateful Dead Tribute

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Get ready for cold drinks, great food, and fabulous music at Naper Settlement's Naper Nights!

July 16-17, August 13-14, and September 17-18 | 5-10PM

Adult: $15, Youth (4-12): $10, Members: FREE?

Get ready for a summertime tradition that features cold drinks, great food, and fabulous music! Naper Nights explores major historical milestones and their effect on pop culture with themed musical tribute concerts. Rock out with your community as you eat, drink, dance, and hear the area's best tribute bands perform your favorite rock, pop, country, and soul hits!

Bring your lawn chair and/or blankets and find your spot on the lawn. Gate opens at 5:00 p.m.

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Please Note: Each event night has a 3,200-maximum capacity. To ensure entry, please purchase tickets in advance online. Once the 3,200-maximum capacity has been reached, tickets will be sold out and not available at the gate. For ticketing updates, please sign up for our email updates here. For questions or more information, please call 630-420-6010.

2021 Naper Nights Line-Up

Friday, July 16 | 5-10PM 

James Brown Tribute | James Brown Dance Party | 8-10 p.m. 

Tina Turner Tribute | Simply the Best | 6-7:30 p.m.

Saturday, July 17 | 5-10PM
Talking Heads Tribute | Big Suit | 8-10 p.m.
Yacht Rock | The Ron Burgundy’s | 6-7:30 p.m. 

Friday, August 13 | 5-10PM 
Dave Matthews Band Tribute (SOLD OUT) | Trippin Billies | 8-10 p.m.  
John Mayer Tribute (SOLD OUT) | Gravity | 6-7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, August 14 | 5-10PM
Beach Boys Tribute | Sounds of Summer  | 8-10 p.m. 
John Mellencamp Tribute | Mellencougar | 6-7:30 p.m. 

Friday, September 17 | 5-10PM
Rolling Stones Tribute | Rocks Off 8-10 p.m. 
The Doors Tribute | Of Perception | 6-7:30 p.m. 

Saturday, September 18 | 5-10PM
Phish Tribute | Runaway Gin 8-10 p.m. 
Grateful Dead Tribute | Paradise Waits | 6-7:30 p.m. 

Event Policies

Naperville Heritage Society Special Events have additional policies to the Naper Settlement's museum policy.

  • All patrons must prepare and complete a bag check.
  • Photographs may be taken and used in promotional materials.
  • No outside food or drinks. 
  • No pets are allowed. Service Animals are permitted.
  • Smoking and vaping are permitted in designated areas only.


Free parking is available in the Municipal Parking Garage on the corner of Eagle and Aurora and in the Naper Settlement visitor's lot on Porter Avenue and Webster Street.

Inclement Weather

All Naperville Heritage Society events take place rain or shine. However, in the case of unsafe weather - lightning, tornado, etc. - Naper Settlement will close the grounds and cancel the event for the safety of its patrons.

Refund Policy

All events and prices are subject to change without notice. Special event rates may vary. All ticket sales are final. No refunds, exchanges, or rain checks will be given in the event of inclement weather. Dated tickets may not be exchanged. 

ADA Viewing

An ADA viewing area will be available at every Naper Nights concert series, to all applicable patrons. The viewing area is located in a section with optimal sightlines to the stage and an ample amount of space. If interpretive services are needed, please contact Naper Settlement and request said services 48 hours prior to the event. You can email Naper Settlement or reach them by calling 630.420.6010.


Email or call 630.420.6010 weekdays between 8:30 AM and 4 PM.

Thank you to our 2021 Sponsors!

Premiere Stage Sponsor:

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Become a Sponsor

This outdoor concert series is unlike anything else in the Naperville community. Held on Naper Settlement’s beautiful 13-acre grounds, this three-weekend concert series will draw a crowd of nearly 10,000 people throughout the summer. Appeal to a wide variety of potential clients as concert-goers will range from families to local business owners. The variety of entertainment at this event brings music lovers from all genres. This unique marketing opportunity for any business is promoted across the Chicagoland area and beyond.

Email Naper Settlement or call 630.305.7048 to learn more about Naper Settlement’s sponsorship opportunities.

Hotel Accommodations 

For hotel accommodations, please book with our sponsor, Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Naperville, by clicking here.