8 Free Holiday Activities in ParqEx Communities
In Chicago, Milwaukee, Madison & Miami
Holidays tend always to be expensive. We see and understand that! So why not enjoy your holiday and save in some areas? If you are looking to cut some holiday costs, ParqEx has three solutions for you.
1) Always book your parking in advance with ParqEx. The spots on our platform are all safe and appropriately priced. So say goodbye to paying those ridiculous parking garage prices downtown; we’ve got you covered.
2) Be sure to always be on the lookout for ParqEx coupons! On just about every holiday, we give $5 off parking for our ParqEx users. If you haven’t seen a promo code pass through your inbox, check out ParqEx’s socials! Our marketing team is sure to post them there.
3) We’ve compiled eight different free holiday activities in ParqEx’s communities!
Free Holiday Activities in Chicago
Every year, the Daley Plaza, downtown Chicago, is completely transformed into a breathtakingly beautiful Christmas market. Every single corner of this Christmas market is blanketed in ornate decorations and lighting! So bundle up and enjoy this free Christkindlmarket. Go there for the decorations but stay for the spiced wine and freshly roasted chestnuts! The market is open starting November 19th and continues until December 24th.
City of Chicago Tree Lighting Ceremony
This tree lighting ceremony seems like an absolute winner for anybody looking to get in the Christmas spirit. This free event, on November 19th, will be filled with entertainment. So come for the lighting of the Christmas tree, but stay for the fireworks and live performances and music! This 100+ year tradition is still around for a reason. So enjoy your night in Millennium Park with the rest of Chicago!
Free Holiday Activities in Milwaukee
Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night
Are you looking for a different holiday event this year? Are you sick of the same old, same old? Well, then look no further. On December 1st at 5:30 pm, Phil Kline’s Unsilent Night begins at Saint Kate – Art Hotel downtown Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Once all guests have gathered, by 6 pm, the promenade downtown will begin. This 45-minute walk has every guest participate in the entertainment by playing a specific audio track! So put those layers on and unsilent the night of December 1st, downtown Milwaukee!
Saint Kate Holiday Marketplace
Sadly the Fiserv Forum Christkindlmarket is not returning this Christmas, but that doesn’t mean the city of Milwaukee is without a Christmas market. Saint Kate delivers yet another free holiday event for anyone who calls MKE home. On December 11th, at the Arc Theatre, enjoy the free holiday marketplace put on by Saint Kate. Take in the gorgeous and elaborate decorations, shop from local vendors, and spread the holiday cheer.
Free Holiday Activities in Madison
Fair Trade Holiday Festival
A wonderful annual holiday tradition in Madison, Wisconsin, is Madison’s 25th Fair Trade Holiday Festival. This free holiday event features over 40 varying vendors selling ethically and sustainably sourced international gifts. So come to Monona Terrace on December 4th, check out the global products, and then do your farmers market shopping the same day!
Holiday Toy Consignment Sale
Have you got a lot of kiddos to shop for this holiday season? Whether they be your kids, nieces and nephews, grandkids, or friends kids, come to the Monona Community Center on November 13th and shop gently used clothes, toys, and more! Admission is free, and there are varying times throughout the day where sales go on certain items. So save some money this holiday season and make those little ones super happy when they open their gifts!
Free Holiday Activities Miami
V’s Couture Holiday Pop-Up Market Wynwood
Want to enjoy a free holiday activity but add in some Miami flare? Then the V’s Couture Holiday Pop-Up Market in Wynwood is just the event for you. If you are looking to save money this season, admission to the public is free, but we’d suggest keeping a close eye on those price tags of the goods on sale. So on December 11th, enjoy the food, the holiday spirit, the people watching, and the shopping.
Symphony In Lights
Are you looking to ring in the holidays the good ole classic way but with warm tropical air instead of the bitter winter cold? I mean, same! If you are so lucky to be able to celebrate Christmas in Miami this holiday season, please visit the Gulfstream Park Village for its annual Symphony in Lights. This free holiday activity is jam-packed with everything your holiday-induced mind can conjure up. So come for the lights, but enjoy all the holiday shopping around you. This event kicks off on November 13th and continues until December 31st.
No matter what you get up to this holiday season, be sure to enjoy that special time with your friends and family. Share the love and the holiday spirit like we intend to do at ParqEx.
Again, for those of you driving to your free holiday activities in ParqEx communities, please book your parking in advance and save yourself some time & money. Book your parking today!