If you’re going to watch the 2019 Chicago Air and Water Show you don’t have to fight the crowds for blanket space. Instead, make plans to elevate your experience with a buffet on the beach, a picnic in the sky, or a rooftop away from the fray. Below, seven luxurious places to watch the Chicago Air …
Get the complete schedule for the Chicago Gospel Music Festival, showcasing the best in local, national and international Gospel Music performers.
One of the most popular events of the summer in Chicago is Shakespeare In The Parks. Presented by the Chicago Shakespeare Theater, this free outdoor event tours the city, bringing The Bard to the parks.
The Taste of Chicago is the Grand Poobah of free festivals in Chicago. The city packs a ton into five days of food and music. With the inclusion of food trucks and pop-up restaurants, as well as booths from local restaurants, you can pack quite a lot into you! Here’s your complete guide to the Taste …
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Chicago’s popular free summer workout in Millennium Park takes place late May through August. Begin your day with a workout on the Great Lawn in front of Pritzker Pavilion.
Summer begins when Buckingham Fountain is turned back on for the season. ComEd and the Chicago Park District have joined forces for the fifth year in a row to “Switch On Summer.”
The Millennium Park Summer Music Series is one of the reasons Chicago is the place to be in the summer.
Chicago’s biggest museums all offer free days for Illinois residents throughout the year, including the Shedd Aquarium. Have you been to the Shedd Aquarium? If not, this is your chance to visit. These free admission days include all permanent exhibits, Underwater Beauty special exhibit, aquatic presentation (subject to availability) and seasonal Stingray Touch (open late May …
If you’re looking for free days at the Field Museum of Natural History, they’re here! One of the best museums in the country is free for the entire month of February for Illinois residents.
The Chicago Jazz Festival is a free music festival that takes place at the end of summer every year. Musicians from all over the world perform in the heart of downtown Chicago for thousands of jazz music fans.
Saturday, September 22, 2018, it’s time to be a Local Tourist. Museum Day Live! returns with free admission at museums all over the country. Smithsonian magazine has partnered with Microsoft to bring you a day of education, learning, and fun, for free!