Chicago Opens Festival Season with MayFest

Every year, the Chicago Mayfest kicks off the Festival Season in Chicago, and this year is no exception as this Lakeview party kicks off the year on May 15th with a main stage of rock-solid talent under a Big-Top Tent. Ice cold beer, live music, and your favorite festival fare…What more could anyone ask for?

Free Tours Each Weds at Glessner House

The Glessner House Museum, voted one of the top ten historical houses in America by CNNMoney, is now offering free tours each Wednesday. Allow yourself to travel back into a historically rich period of Chicago history by visiting the beautiful museum built in 1887 by the famous architect, Henry Hobson Richardson.

Free Viewing of the Tesla Roadster

Check out for free the new Tesla Roadster in Chicago at The Chicago Tesla Dealership and Showroom will be located at 1053 West Grand Ave in Chicago, IL this spring near the Kennedy Expressway in the River West neighborhood.

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.