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TOP 5 FREE THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND

TOP 5 FREE THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND

TOP 5 FREE THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND | Chicago NewsWhat: Arts in the Dark

When: October 20, 6-8pm

Where: On Columbus Dr. moving North from Balbo to Monroe St.

Cost: FREE

This festive parade showcases Chicago’s diverse creative community through a nighttime parade. Featuring unique floats, giant puppets, live music, this proves to be a great experience for the whole family.

TOP 5 FREE THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND | Chicago NewsWhat: Lincoln Park Zoo Fall Fest

When: October 19-21

Where: Lincoln Park Zoo

Cost: FREE

 Lincoln Park Zoo embraces autumn in Chicago with its fourth annual Fall Fest, a free, family-friendly event celebrating harvest fun in the heart of the city. This year’s festival features ticketed attractions throughout the zoo including: a Ferris wheel, a corn maze, a corn pool, a fun slide, inflatable obstacle course, animal chats, musical entertainment, a pumpkin patch, and professional pumpkin carvers.

TOP 5 FREE THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND | Chicago NewsWhat: Adler Planetarium

Where: 1300 S Lake Shore Dr, Chicago, IL 60605

When: October 21

Cost: FREE

The mission of the Adler Planetarium is to inspire exploration and understanding of our Universe. Explore this prominent Chicago sight on one of the Free Museum Days, with programs and shows available at no cost to all Illinois residents.

From Cosmic Wonder to Planet Nine and Skywatch Live, kids and adults alike will find here something for them!

TOP 5 FREE THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND | Chicago NewsWhat: Fitness classes at Navy Pier

Where: Navy Pier 700 E. Grand, Wave Wall Performance Platform

When: October 20 9:00 am – 11:00 am

Cost: FREE

Did you know that as part of Navy Pier’s transformation they are now offering free fitness classes most of the year? VIBEUP Yoga Social features weekly rotating teachers and class styles from Chicago’s top yoga studios, where guests of all ages and experience levels are welcome to master the art of Zen with guidance from some of Chicago’s top yoga instructors. Bring a yoga mat and a friend along every Saturday morning at 9am in the Crystal Gardens!

TOP 5 FREE THINGS TO DO IN CHICAGO THIS WEEKEND | Chicago NewsWhat: Free films at Chicago Cultural Center

Where: 78 E. Washington, Claudia Cassidy Theater, 2nd Floor North

When: Saturday, October 20, 2-4pm

Cost: FREE

WTTW presents Community Cinema in partnership with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events. Attend a free screening and discussion about an award-winning documentary every third Saturday of the month.