Free and Cheap Things to Do in Chicago
|GMT-5||Sat July 1, 2017|
|All day||Visit museums free this weekend|
|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|
|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|
|10:00 am - 2:00 pm||Millennium Park Free Family Fun Festival|
|All day||Free Ravinia tickets from CPL|
|11:00 am - 12:30 pm||Free Saturday gallery tours Chicago River North|
|11:00 am - 1:00 pm||Free White City Walking Tours|
|All day||A Day at the Races at Arlington Park|
|12:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Free Lego Open Studio|
|12:00 pm - 1:00 pm||Prismatica at Navy Pier|
|12:00 pm - 9:00 pm||Windy City Ribfest June 30-July 2|
|All day||Free events Hyde Park Art Center|
|1:00 pm - 4:00 pm||Free Kids Events Smart Museum of Art|
|2:00 pm - 11:30 pm||Free Music Navy Pier|
|4:00 pm - 5:00 pm||Prismatica at Navy Pier|
|6:00 pm - 9:30 pm||Free Chicago SummerDance|
|7:00 pm - 11:00 pm||$5 Doc Films University of Chicago|
|7:30 pm - 10:00 pm||Free Millennium Park concerts|
|10:15 pm - 10:30 pm||Free Fireworks New Years Eve at Navy Pier|
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