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15 May - Guide to Chicago: May 15-21

Chicago Local Guides

Freehand Chicago is now open! Stop by and give a big Chi-Town welcome to the crew.

Wine Riot  

5/15, 7pm: Travel the world of wine and experience over 250 varieties of delicious flavors with an all-access pass to a wine tasting extravaganza! Whether you’re a fan of red, white, sparkling or dry…you deserve to celebrate the weekend with a glass (or two) of your favorite boozy beverage. Expect light bites, sweet beats and all the wine you can drink. ($60)

Mayfest

5/16, 12 pm: Welcome the early signs of sun-kissed Saturdays and the start of Chicago’s festival season with food, music and fun as Mayfest takes over Lakeview for the ultimate weekend block party. ($10)

Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise

5/17, 2pm: Calling all history buffs! Hit the waterway for a 90 minute excursion down the Chicago River and experience a first-hand account of Chi-town’s architectural history. ($40)

Two Brothers Tap Takeover

5/18, 7pm: Catch the last leg of Chicago Craft Beer Week and cure those Monday blues with a cold one at Southport & Irving. ($10)

Intro Paddle Excursion

5/19, 12:30pm: Take your midday workout outdoors with a 1 hour  introductory paddle expedition on the water. Pssst– Freehand Chicago guests receive 25% off all Urban Kayak packages. ($45)

Lincoln Park Green City Market

5/20, 10am: Upgrade your fridge with fresh, local greens from one of our favorite outdoor markets. After stocking up on your sweet and savory finds, head to the information booth to learn more about the amazing resources Green City Market is providing to Chicago communities. (Free)

Adler After Dark

5/21, 6:30pm: What better way to explore the solar system than a late night museum rendezvous equipped with telescope exhibitions, drink specials and an Interplanetary photo booth! ($15-$20)