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Fun For Less in Chicago: The Air and Water Show

Lashaunta Moore

Enjoy free admission to Chicago's Air and Water Show on Aug. 20 and 21.

This is a part of Lashaunta Moore's written series 'Fun For Less in Chicago: Memories Without Financial Stress.' Most places are free to enter; the rest will be low-cost. Everyone deserves to have fun.

Chicago is one of the most beautiful cities in the world. With its breathtaking downtown attractions and food that satisfies all of your hungry needs, there's no other place like it. You don't always have to spend a lot of money to have a good time; in some areas, you won't have to spend a dime unless you choose to.

It's that time of the year again! The annual Air and Water Show is back; if you didn't know, it's the largest FREE show of its kind in the United States. In just two days, from 10 am - 2 pm, you can enjoy jaw-dropping stunts from a beautiful view with your family and friends.

The show can be viewed along the lakefront from Fullerton to Oak Street, with North Avenue Beach as the focal point.

Here's what you need to know:

Where is this happening?

North Avenue Beach, 1600 N. Lake Shore Dr. Chicago, IL 60613


August 20 and 21

What time?

10 am - 2 pm



Who are the performers?

The U.S. Navy Blue Angels and the U.S. Army Parachute Team Golden Knights are headlining! View the complete list here.

Need more cheap or free fun in the city? Check out Navy Pier's firework show and Millennium Park's Summer Film Series.

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