Free and Cheap Things to Do in Chicago
|GMT-5||Sat July 22, 2017|
|All day||Guide to Chicago Beaches|
|All day||Metra Kids Ride Free All Summer|
|All day||Explore Cook County Forest Preserves|
|All day||Tickets on sale Bears Family Fun Fest|
|All day||2017 Free Chicago Museum Days|
|7:00 am - 1:00 pm||Green City Market every Saturday|
|7:00 am - 1:00 pm||Downtown Chicago farmers markets this week|
|All day||Chicago Park District low cost camping|
|All day||Explore Cook County Forest Preserve Nature Centers|
|All day||Southside Chicago Farmer’s Markets|
|8:00 am - 1:00 pm||Green City Market West Loop|
|8:00 am - 12:00 pm||Free fishing Chicago Riverwalk|
|10:00 am - 1:00 pm||Volunteer at Wooded Island|
|10:00 am - 2:00 pm||Millennium Park Free Family Fun Festival|
|10:00 am - 5:00 pm||ArtFest Michigan Avenue July 21-23|
|10:00 am - 11:00 am||Free guided wildflower walks in Lincoln Park|
|All day||Free Ravinia tickets from CPL|
|10:30 am - 3:00 pm||Free Family Festival at Art Institute of Chicago|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Free Saturday gallery tours Chicago River North|
|11:00 am - 1:00 pm||Free White City Walking Tours|
|11:00 am - 1:00 pm||Chicago Disability Pride Parade July 22|
|All day||A Day at the Races at Arlington Park|
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm||Run through Foam at Navy Pier|
|12:00 pm - 10:00 pm||Taste of River North July 21-23|
|12:00 pm - 10:00 pm||Sheffield Music Fest and Garden Walk July 22-23|
|All day||Free events Hyde Park Art Center|
|2:00 pm - 11:30 pm||Free Music Navy Pier|
|2:00 pm - 3:30 pm||Near North Library: Free movie screening|
|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Run through Foam at Navy Pier|
|6:30 pm - 10:00 pm||Free Millennium Park concerts|
|7:00 pm - 11:00 pm||$5 Doc Films University of Chicago|
|10:15 pm - 10:30 pm||Free Fireworks Saturday nights at Navy Pier|
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