FREE and Fee Weekend Fun in Chicago

Ther are lots of FREE THINGS TO DO and low fee things to do in Chicago this weekend so let’s get out there and enjoy the Windy City this weekend of Oct 11-13.


Wrigleyville Bar Crawl

WHEN:   Saturday from 9:00 p.m. to 12:00 midnight Sunday

WHERE:  3462 N. Clark St. – not free but so so FUN!

Wrigleyville is home to some of the city’s most beloved bars, and you can experience them yourself at this bar crawl. Tickets are $20 and include admission to bars, three free welcome shots and a guide to help lead the way. There will also be drink specials, giveaways and more. You can register online.



WHEN: Fri, November 11, 2022, 4:00 PM – 7:00 PM CST
WHERE: 1457 North Halsted Street Chicago, IL 60642

Celebrate the holiday season at NEWCITY’s Annual Tree Lighting Festival featuring visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus, festive holiday music, a giant tree, train rides and more!  NEWCITY is a dynamic mix of convenient shops, unique restaurants and one-of-a-kind entertainment for families and professionals alike.

• Musical performances by The Boy Band Night and the British International School Choir
• Visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus
• Festive Tunes
• Hot Cocoa
• Train Rides
• and More! There will be musical performances, and, of course, visits with Santa and Mrs. Claus You can RSVP for free online.


Third Space Artisan Market

WHEN:   12:00PM-4:00PM. Saturday and Sunday

WHERE:  716 W. Addison St.

On November 12 & 13 Third Space is highlighting local businesses at our Third Space Artisan Market! Come and get started on your holiday shopping early. Third Space will host over 15 local vendors curated to reflect our creative and diverse community.    There is a $5 suggested donation to attend, but you can also reserve a spot for FREE online.

Join us at the market for your chance to win a Private In-Home Wine Sampling Experience from PRP Wine International! Prize includes the curated experience with a Wine Expert, 8 bottles of wine, and guest list of up to 12 people of your choosing. Raffle Tickets are $2 each or 3 for $5.


Harry Styles Mini Pop-Up

WHEN:    Varying times Thursday-Sunday

WHERE:  Replay Lincoln Park, 2833 N. Sheffield Ave.

Harry’s House is open NOON til 2am all weekend! DJs Friday through Sunday spinning all of Harry’s favorites. No Cover No RSVP required. Message us here for FREE group reservations. #harryshouse

Replay Lincoln Park is an awesome arcade bar with lots of vintage arcade games and pinball and has created a Harry Styles popup homage to the singer this weekend. There will be photo opportunities with references to Harry’s albums, themed cocktails like the “Watermelon Sugar,” live DJs playing Styles’ music and more.


18th Annual Lycée French Market

WHEN:  Saturday from 10:00AM to 5:00PM  and Sunday from 10:00AM to 4:00PM

WHERE:  1929 W. Wilson Ave., Chicago IL

Join in on November 12 and 13 for the 18th edition of the bustling French market, where many local and French artisans sell fine and decorative arts, home décor, jewelry, apparel, accessories, gourmet food and more.   You can enjoy the wonderful Bistro, offering a delicious menu of authentic French recipes as well as a variety of entertaining activities for all ages. The market is open to all, and a festive and unique way to get a head start on your holiday shopping!   There is a $5 suggested donation upon entry.

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