Free Things to Do in Chicago has been a resource for Chicago citizens and travelers alike since June 1, 2009, with popular topics on all the latest free things to do in Chicago.  Free Chicago provides information on 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 have developed the site to allow locals and visitors both to have the best possible information about free things to do in the city, the best city in the world!

Media Kit

Free Things to Do in Chicago is one of the most popular and fastest growing “go-to” sites in Chicago for free and low-cost things to do in the city and great deals and savings.   Contact us at advertising AT  northlightpartners    DOT***com

Leader in the industry

  • Mentioned as a top five Chicago-centric site
  • Mentioned on Chicago Tribune, Windy City Live and WVON Radio as the main site to go to for free things to do in Chicago
  • Articles are frequently linked to in,, ABC, CBS, NBC, FOX local affiliates
  • Frequent press mentions and interviews.
  • More than 267,000 fans on Facebook – the clear leader in Chicago


  • 2,600,000+ page views, 550,000+ unique visits in an average month
  • ranking: 22,604
  • Over 10k feed subscribers

Meet our readers

ChicagoFree readers are young, well educated professionals who know the value of their hard-earned cash and wants to spend it wisely. They are net-savvy trendsetters eager to try out beneficial products and services.

  • 60% Female
  • 35% 18-34
  • 36% 35-49
  • 77% College graduates or higher
  • 52% Own home
  • HHI: 18% $50K-$74K; 17% $75K-99K; 23% over $100K

Our readers rely on us to help them get good deals and make good and purchasing decisions.

  • 95% are likely to purchase online in the next 6 months
  • 89% are likely to share their views about products and services with their friends


Deals and Giveaways

We have a popular Coupons and Deals section and daily newsletter for readers. In addition, sponsorships are available for our daily newsletter. If you’re interested in these sponsorship or advertising opportunities here, please contact us


Let’s talk

We have loads of ideas on how best to get your message to our readers (without making them mad).  We look forward to answering your questions and helping you craft a campaign that will maximize your ROI.

This website ranks very high on popular search engines for most Chicago, Chicago museums, things to do in Chicago, chicago attractions, chicago visitors, chicago hotels, chicago condos,  visiting Chicago and “things to do” related keywords. Most visitors to the website consists of internet users who are seeking information on things to do in Chicago, services in Chicago, places to stay and low cost things in Chicago.


Target Audience
Visitors of Free Things to Do In Chicago are typically adults ranging between 21 and 44 in age. The majority of readers are Chicago citizens looking for things to buy, places to stay and good low-cost events in the city with the rest being visitors to Chicago, and surburbanites.


Why you should advertise with Free Things to Do In Chicago?
Free Things is the go-to site for free event and things to do in Chicago, as evidenced by our 550,000+ visits a month.  We have more than 267,000 fans on our Facebook page, who we reach three times per day with links to posts on this website. We also have 59,000 twitter followers.   With more than 13.1 million monthly views of posted items on Facebook and  huge monthly pageviews, we are attracting Chicago-centric people who are looking for goods and services in Chicago. We have  7,500+ twitter followers and more than 12,000 get our daily email newsletter featuring the latest daily deals and freebies.



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Sponsorship or Partnership:

Feel free to contact us directly for more info about sponsorship opportunities on our site.  Learn more on what we can offer to your brand and company.  Email us directly @  advertising AT  northlightpartners    DOT***com