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175 Days to Love Chicago: An Exaltation of Place

Jay Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park The Grant Park Chorus begins its 50th Anniversary celebration with two free admission performances of a world premiere work in Millennium Park. The program of classical music, An Exaltation of Place, presented by Grant Park Music Festival, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Friday, June 15.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago Greeter

Explore Chicago with a friendly, knowledgeable Chicago Greeter as your guide. This free service, offered daily, is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, June 4!

175 Days to Love Chicago: 57th Street Art Fair

Chicago’s Hyde Park neighborhood hosts over 200 artists and artisans at the free admission 57th Street Art Fair our colorful and one-of-a-kind 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Sunday, June 3.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Navy Pier Summer Fireworks

Summer is here! Every Wednesday and Saturday night, take in Lake Michigan and Chicago skyline views while enjoying a spectacular free admission Navy Pier Summer Fireworks Show, our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Wednesday, May 29.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade

Be a part of the largest annual Memorial Day parade in the country when you stand on the sidelines and witness the spectacular procession making its way down State St. Teeming with both remembrance and celebration, Chicago’s Memorial Day Parade is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Saturday, May 26.

175 Days to Love Chicago: Lightscape: A Multisensory Experience on State Street

Stroll along State Street in Chicago’s Loop neighborhood and experience Lightscape: A Multisensory Experience, a one-of-a-kind light and sound installation that creates vibrant patters of color, choreographed to music. Presented by Chicago Loop Alliance, this unique installation adorns State Street through December 31 and is our 175 Days to Love Chicago pick for Monday, May [...]

175 Days to Love Chicago: Demisemiseptcentennial Exposition

Celebrate 175 years of Chicago history at Chicago’s Demisemiseptcentennial Exposition (that’s a fancy way of saying 175th anniversary!) in the City Gallery in Historic Water Tower on the Magnificent Mile, our 175 Days pick for March 14!

175 Days to Love Chicago: Preview of Upcoming Events

Celebrate Chicago’s 175th anniversary this year with 175 Days to Love Chicago, featuring special events, festivals, promotions, fun facts, and much more!  From dining and shopping deals created exclusively for this celebration and guided tours of the city, to marquee annual events such as Taste of Chicago, the Air and Water Show, and the Chicago [...]

Things To Do This Weekend: February 10 – 12, 2012

With Valentine’s Day right around the corner, spend this weekend with your loved ones, whether they’re dear friends, family, or that special someone.  Start with Luminous Field in Millennium Park, February 10 – 20, then make a family date to visit a museum or catch a sizzling dance performance with your sweetheart. Here are the freebies [...]

This Week’s Museum Free Days: January 30 – February 5

Celebrate February, African American History Month, at the DuSable Museum of African American History or at the Museum of Science and Industry, where you can learn about African Americans working to conserve, research, and distribute energy. Enjoy this week’s museum free days, for the week of Monday, January 30 through Sunday, February 5.