Take in a Free Oprah Show

One of the most popular free things to do in Chicago is to take in an Oprah taping in the West Loop at her Harpo Studios. Audience reservations for The Oprah Winfrey Show are available almost exclusively by phone. As you can imagine, demand for free tickets far exceeds supply, so you may receive a lot of busy signals before getting through to one of the audience department employees.

3 Free Concerts in April

This April, the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs presents three concerts by the Carnatica Brother, Julie Fowlis and Carmen Souza as part of the Chicago Cultural Center Presents series, an ongoing showcase series that highlights critically acclaimed national and international musicians.

Chicago Dancing Festival

The Chicago Dancing Festival will expand to four free events this summer, hosting a variety of troupes both indoors and outdoors during its Aug. 18-22 run.  The fest, now […]

Tulips On Mag Mile

The Magnificent Mile is not only home to numerous restaurants, shops and hotels but also to thousands of tulips that bloom each spring. Tulips on the Magnificent Mile takes […]