The Great Joliet Prison Break-In

August 24, 2019 4:00pm – 11:00pm

Over 3,500 attendees partied the night away at last year’s event.  And, for 2019, it’s time to go even bigger!

Featuring Music By

The Ides of March

Hot Mess

Great Moments in Vinyl

The Nikki Hill Band

Lineup subject to change.  This is a rain-or-shine event, all ticket sales are final.

Get to Know “Snake Jailbird”

Get to Know “Snake Jailbird”

Part of the story of Old Joliet Prison is its abandonment. In 2002, the Prison was closed.  You saw some use from the State of Illinois, some filming (such as Prison Break), and sometime after that - it was just a building surrounded by barbed wire.
Solitary Confinement

Solitary Confinement

Learn more about "North Sag," and how you can see this building during an upcoming Prison tour or the 2019 Great Joliet Prison Break-In.
The Original Cell

The Original Cell

Learn more about "North Sag," and how you can see this building during an upcoming Prison tour or the 2019 Great Joliet Prison Break-In.

Thank You To Our Sponsors

Presenting Grand Sponsor – Hawk Joliet
Hawk Joliet