Tag Archives: Freebies

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!

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 [...]

Things To Do This Weekend: January 20 – 22, 2012

Make this a memorable weekend with tons of fun activities, cultural events, and other entertainment.  From free admission (for Illinois residents) at some of Chicago’s most popular museums, and free tours of the Loop, to hip hop, Baroque, blues, and bluegrass concerts, there’s truly something for everyone this weekend in Chicago!

Museum Free Days: January 16 – 22

From viewing the Art Institute of Chicago’s collections, to visiting animals at Shedd Aquarium, there are a lot of fun things to do at Chicago museums. Here are the museum free days for Monday, January 16 – Sunday, January 22.