Free or cheap things to do in Chicago this week

Free or cheap things to do in Chicago this week. You can find a complete list of events by day on our Calendar page. Below the daily list are about 70 more Free or Cheap Things to do on any day. To keep up with the latest news on deals, discounts and free events in Chicago, sign up for the daily Chicago on the Cheap newsletter. You can also … [Read More...]

Wilton Tent Sale 2016

If you enjoy baking and crafting  and have never heard of or been to this sale you may want to check out the Wilton tent sale. Where:  Wilton Tent Sale, 2240 W. 75th Street, Woodridge, IL When: June 3-June 21, 2016 The sale takes place in an enormous tent and flaps open on June 3 at 1:00 pm-8pm, and then the sale continues until June 21. The … [Read More...]

Discount tickets Harris Theatre Chicago

The Harris Theater for Dance and Music’s TIX@6 program sets aside (based on availability) a limited number of discounted tickets available for purchase 90 minutes prior to the start of select performances at the Harris. Tickets must be purchased with cash and in person at the Box Office only. You should call the box office in the afternoon of the … [Read More...]

Guide to Chicago Beaches

Chicago beach season commences Friday, May 27 and goes through Monday, September 5, 2016.  The beaches are generally open from sunrise to 11PM.  Here are the highlights of all the beaches.  Check the links for more details. Chicago has 26 miles of public beaches. You can walk or bike 16 miles of  the Lakefront Trail from Hollywood (5800N) to … [Read More...]

Free things to do at Maggie Daley Park

Here's what's there and everything is free except the Climbing Wall, City Mini Golf and reserved Tennis Courts. Location:  337 E. Randolph, 312.742.3918. Hours: 6:00 am to 11:00 pm The Skating Ribbon - in summer you can rollerblading and small children can ride their bikes. In winter it offers ice skating. City Mini Golf opens May 13, … [Read More...]

Free events at Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens

Free events at Chicago Women's Park and Gardens. Star Party When: Friday, May 27, 2016 from 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM Fee: Free. Age Range: Any. Register here.Enjoy a family friendly night under the stars exploring the cosmos and indulging in s'mores over the campfire. Bring a blanket, your telescope and binoculars, and be ready to enjoy a fun night at … [Read More...]

Chicago Memorial Day Parade

Chicago Memorial Day Parade honors all men and women who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our country. The Wreath Laying Ceremony will begin at 11am at the Eternal Flame on Daley Plaza (Dearborn and Washington Streets). When:  Saturday, May 28, 2016, 12:00PM Parade steps off. Where:  South on State Street from Lake Street to Van Buren … [Read More...]