Taylor Swift performs Friday at Soldier Field.

Taylor Swift performs Friday at Soldier Field.

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

PHOTOS: Taylor Swift and her Swifties take over Chicago

See what it’s like in Chicago when Taylor Swift fans descend upon the city over a three-day, Tay-Tay-filled weekend.

Whether you are attending a sold-out Taylor Swift Eras Tour show at Soldier Field or avidly avoiding the crowds, it’s hard to miss the Swiftie city takeover. Here are highlights from the weekend. Come back to see more photos rolling in over the weekend.

Saturday | June 2, 2023

Taylor Swift performs Saturday night at Soldier Field.

Taylor Swift performs Saturday night at Soldier Field.

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Friday | June 2, 2023

Taylor Swift performs Friday at Soldier Field.

Taylor Swift performs Friday at Soldier Field.

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Taylor Swift smiles at the response from the sold-out crowd Friday at Soldier Field.

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Taylor Swift performs Friday at Soldier Field.

Taylor Swift performs Friday at Soldier Field.

Ashlee Rezin/Sun-Times

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Fans cheer and dance as Taylor Swift performs Friday at Soldier Field

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Taylor Swift performs Friday during the first of her three Soldier Field shows.

Taylor Swift performs Friday during the first of her three Soldier Field shows.

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Taylor Swift flexes as she prepares to perform the song, “The Man,” on Friday at Soldier Field.

Taylor Swift flexes as she prepares to perform the song, “The Man,” on Friday at Soldier Field.

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Taylor Swift wears a blazer as she and her dancers perform the song, “The Man” at Soldier Field on Friday.

Taylor Swift wears a blazer as she and her dancers perform the song, “The Man” at Soldier Field on Friday.

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Fans cheer and dance as Taylor Swift performs Friday at Soldier Field.

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Taylor Swift smiles Friday during her performance at Soldier Field.

Taylor Swift smiles Friday during her performance at Soldier Field.

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Taylor Swift performs Friday night at Soldier Field.

Taylor Swift performs Friday night at Soldier Field.

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Fans cheer and dance Friday night as Taylor Swift performs at Soldier Field.

Fans cheer and dance Friday night as Taylor Swift performs at Soldier Field.

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Girl in Red performs as one of the opening acts for Taylor Swift’s show at Soldier Field on Friday.

Girl in Red performs as one of the opening acts for Taylor Swift’s show at Soldier Field on Friday.

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Girl in Red performs Friday night at Soldier Field.

Girl in Red performs Friday night at Soldier Field.

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Fans inside Soldier Field cheer as Girl in Red performs as the opening act for Taylor Swift’s Friday show.

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OWENN performs at Soldier Field on Friday.

OWENN performs at Soldier Field on Friday.

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OWENN performs as one of the opening acts for Taylor Swift’s show at Soldier Field on Friday.

OWENN performs as one of the opening acts for Taylor Swift’s show at Soldier Field on Friday.

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Fans take a selfie outside Soldier Field before Taylor Swift’s Friday show.

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This was the first Taylor Swift concert for siblings Gabriela Romero, 21, and Oscar Romero, 19.

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Cassidy Baran, 23, and sister Piper, 20, of Downers Grove wore outfits inspired by Taylor Swift’s albums “1989” and “Speak Now.”

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Crowds wait to get into Soldier Field for the first Chicago show of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour.

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Thursday | June 1, 2023

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Soldier Field is seen a day before the first Chicago show of Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour.

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Catalina Dominguez, 17, from Chicago, shows off a blue Taylor Swift crewneck sweatshirt that she bought outside Soldier Field.

Catalina Dominguez, 17, from Chicago, shows off a Taylor Swift sweatshirt she bought a day before Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour outside Soldier Field. The sweatshirts are being resold online for hundreds of dollars.

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Ava Preziosi, 12, wears matching crew neck Taylor Swift ‘The Eras Tour’ sweatshirts with her mom Jaime Preziosi, 45, a day before Taylor Swift’s Eras Tour outside Soldier Field, Thursday, June 1, 2023

Ava Preziosi, 12, wears matching crew neck sweatshirts Thursday with her mom Jaime Preziosi, 45, who got her daughter into Taylor Swift’s music. The crew neck sweatshirts have become viral online.

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Taylor Swift fans stand in line to buy merchandise a day before the Eras Tour outside Soldier Field.

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