Cirque Shanghai: Bright Spirit

Cirque Shanghai presents its all new production, Bright Spirit, June 3 – September 7 at the Pepsi Skyline Stage on Navy Pier. Cirque Shangahi returns for their fourth consecutive year, and is known as Chicago’s Summer Circus.

Come See the Free Stingray Feedings

Take a fun roadtrip and stop by Living Sea Aquarium in Park Ridge for the free shark and stingray feedings every Saturday & Sunday at 2:00 p.m. (there are also free stingray feedings every Monday – Friday at 2:00 and 7:00 p.m.). Living Sea Aquarium is a local fish store that is more like a mini museum, aquarium and pet store rolled into one. It’s a wonder to walk through and especially fun to watch/help feed the stingrays and sharks.

Free Cinco de Mayo Festival

While Cinco de Mayo does not until Tuesday, get a jump on the celebration of an important Mexican victory over the French on May 5, 1862, with the three-day Cinco de Mayo Festival this weekend in Douglas Park, 1401 S. Sacramento.

Free Cooking Classes – May, 2009

The Williams-Sonoma in The Woodlands Mall will be hosting free cooking classes during the month of May. The hour-long culinary arts classes will take place Sunday, May 3rd, 2009; Sunday, May 17th, 2009; and Sunday, May 31st, 2009. Classes will be held from 12p.m. to 1p.m. in the Demonstration Kitchen in the store.

Free Pickup When You Donate Your Car

Have you ever thought about donating a car to charity and wondered it it was a hassle-free process? Those folks that have a car, truck, or other vehicle sitting around, are finding out that the process is free and easy — just about all charities include free pickup and disposition and your car donation to a charity is a great way to support a charity without spending a single dime.

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 […]