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Things to do for free in Chicago & FREE things to do for free this weekend in Chicago   — Free Things to Do in Chicago is dedicated to providing all the latest free and low-cost things to do in downtown and ChicagoWhat to Do in Chicago?  Free Chicago provides information on free family events, free museums, free events, free attractions,  free concerts, free kid’s events, free comedy, free festivals, free music, free stuff, free drinks, free food, and more.  We want people (and families especially)  to be able to have fun without money in Chicago.  You can find us on

Steve and Sue Lavey started this endeavor to show others that it is possible to find lots of free and low-cost things to do in the city.  Having  traveled the world extensively, we have found that some of the best educational and enriching activities in the world’s great cities have been free.  Please follow Free Things to Do in Chicago on Facebook because that is where we post most of our daily finds and follow us on Twitter as we are constantly adding things to our Twitter page all day long.

We want locals and visitors both to have the best possible information about free things to do in the city, the best city in the world! It also serves as a local community were you can share your experiences about Free Chicago and help others maximize their time spent here. PLEASE LEAVE A COMMENT!!

If you have something to add to Free Chicago, please use the form provided on the SUBMIT page. We are constantly growing the site — please give us your comments to make it a better user experience.

We also know that people are trying to save money,  and we have had significant requests to include free coupons, low-cost deals, money-saving tips, and low-cost events so we will also provide those so that people can save money and get more out of life here in the Windy City.


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