Thursday, September 19, 2013

FREE, FUN THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO


Chicago Skyline
  • Check out Free Things to Do In Chicago at Chicago Free Info's website, or google, "Free Things to Do" and the name of your City and State.
Chicago Cultural Center
YEAR 'ROUND 

SUMMER THROUGH FALL
  • Check out Free Admission Days for Chicago's Museums Schedule  
    Art Institute of Chicago
  • Millenium Park (The "Bean," Lurie Gardens, Crown Fountains)
Jay Pritzker Pavillion, Millenium Park
  • Buckingham Fountain
    Greek Festival on Halsted Street in Greektown, Chicago, August, 2013
  • Free Movies in Chicago Parks - Movie Schedule
  • Free Days for IL Residents at Shedd Aquarium - Schedule
  • Walk along the Lakefront from Navy Pier to the Adler Planetarium 
    The "Bean" at Millenium Park
  • Lakefront Beaches 
  • 4th of July Fireworks Shows in Chicago and suburbs
Navy Pier, Chicago
  • Free Museum Day on Saturday, Sept. 28, 2013 - click here
  • Free Art Walks in Chicago Neighborhoods (Sept.-Oct., 2013) - Schedule
  • Fall Adventure Day at Northerly Island - October 19, 2013 - Click here
  • Spooky Zoo Spectacular at Lincoln Park Zoo - October 26, 2013 Click here
  • Celebrate Halloween with Fireworks to a Spooky Soundtrack on Sat. October 26, 2013 at 9:30p.m. at Navy Pier over Lake Michigan - Click here 

  
HOLIDAYS & WINTERTIME
Christmas Tree at the Peninsula Hotel, Chicago
  • Bring your own skates for Free Ice Skating starting end of November through March in downtown Chicago. McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park is located on Michigan Avenue between Washington and Madison Streets and has offered skate rental for only $10.
  • Magnificent Mile Lights Festival - Christmas lights on Michigan Avenue and State Street during end November through early January 
Daley Center at Christmastime
  • Winter Wonderfest at Navy Pier November 30, 2013 - January 6, 2014 including an ice rink, decorations, huge inflatable slides and entertainment
  • New Year's Eve, December 31st, 2013 - Fireworks at Navy Pier 

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