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June 25, 2017

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Chicago’s City-Wide FREE Music Festival – Make Music Chicago – June 21

Come out in Chicago and enjoy the FREE Make Music Chicago, a live, one-day FREE music festival on the first day of summer that celebrates the ability of everyone to make music. People of all ages, music of all genres, […]



Chicago Park District Pools Open Friday

The Chicago Park District’s 49 outdoor pools are set to open Friday as the mercury is expected climb to the 80s this weekend.   The weather is expected to hover around the 80-degree mark Friday, Saturday and Sunday, according to the […]



REMINDER: Free Ice Cream Shake on Father’s Day 2017

A Father’s Day reminder that M Burger wants to treat all dads to one free shake of their choice with any purchase on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18. Small print: Must have child in attendance. 5 W Ontario 161 E Huron […]



Chicago’s Taste of Randolph This Weekend

Come on out and enjoy the Taste of Randolph which will get you in the mood for the larger Taste of Chicago by serving up two great lineups: tasty food (Belly Q, Cruz Blanca, Publican Meats) and good tunes (Dawes, […]



Chicago’s FREE Juneteenth Celebration

Join in as we celebrate freedom, family and country with our historical Underground Railroad program and history displays, including interactive interpretive hikes, traditional music, a wild edibles display, period recipe samples, a craft and more.  The oldest known commemoration of […]



Chicago’s Gold Coast Art Fair This Weekend

The Chicago Gold Coast Art Fair, the “Granddaddy of American Art Festivals,” will return to Grant Park’s Butler Field for its 60th year on Saturday, June 17 and Sunday, June 18! Hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts travel to the […]



FREE Puerto Rican People’s Parade this Saturday in Chicago

Come on out and enjoy the FREE Puerto Rican People’s Parade this Saturday, when Puerto Rican community celebrates with this annual parade, which passes beneath the giant steel Puerto Rican flag that spans Division Street. Please join in as they […]



22 FREE Concerts at the Free 2017 Grant Park Music Festival in Downtown Chicago

If its summer 2017 in Chicago, then it is time for the Free Grant Park Music Festival in downtown Chicago. There will be free classical concerts all summer long at the Pritzker Pavilion in Millennium Park in this free summer […]



Freebies and Free Food for Dad on Fathers Day 2017

Here are the special Father’s Day freebies, available at participating locations of chain restaurants around the country.   Beef O’Brady’s: Dads eat free (up to $10 value) on Father’s Day with any purchase of $10 or more. Bertucci’s: Upload a […]



Free Movie Series at Park at Wrigley in Chicago

Want to see an outdoor movie in Chicago for FREE?  Why not check out the Park at Wrigley movie series, which  kicks off Wednesday, June 14  with John Hughes’ “Ferris Bueller’s Day Off,” a perfect choice to start the summer series. […]



Free Ice Cream Shake on Father’s Day 2017

M Burger wants to treat all dads to one free shake of their choice with any purchase on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 18. Small print: Must have child in attendance. 5 W Ontario 161 E Huron 835 N Michigan 3654 W […]



Free Rainbow Ice Cream Cone for Dad on Father’s Day

Looking for a Chicago freebie for your Dad this Fathers Day (June 18)? Head to the Original Rainbow Cone, a classic South Side destination, and enjoy a rainbow cone on the house. Original Rainbow Cone has been in business for 91 […]



FREE Summer Pop-up Event: ACTIVATE in Chicago Loop

The first event of the summer pop-up series ACTIVATE, Playground — The Rec Room of the Block, takes place on Thursday, June 15th and lets you explore the alley play space with such fun FREE events as ping-pong, a pop-up […]



FREE Summer Workouts in Millennium Park in Chicago

Who is ready to get in shape in downtown Chicago?  We are excited to hear that the FREE Summer Workout series will be rocking Millennium Park each weekend this summer.   Now your can start your weekend with a FREE morning […]



Check out the Top 6 Neighborhood Festivals in Chicago this Weekend!

Check out all the neighborhood festivals in Chicago this weekend, June 9-11, some with FREE admission.  There’s no place like Chicago in the summer, with the sun shining, there’s beer in abundance, and festivals every weekend, with incredible music playing […]