First Friday Night on 53rd Street - April 4

To kick off the Spring Quarter, First Friday Night on 53rd Street is back! During the evening of April 4, 53rd Street retailers will feature extended hours, specials, sales, and free giveaways. Be sure to bring your UChicago (ID) Card and use East Shuttle service, which will be extended until 2:00 a.m.


Some of the First Friday night features include:

53rd St. Bicycle Center and Café - Intro to gourmet coffee talk at 10pm, How to Fix a Flat at 11pm, FREE Metropolis Coffee all evening, raffles and giveaways for FREE Segway tours, bike rentals, bike tours and more. 

Café 53

Cedars Mediterranean Restaurant – Free tastings of hummus and baklava (dine-in only)

Chant - Live music at 9pm, 15% off any order with Student ID

Clarke's Diner - 50% off from 8pm Friday to 2am Saturday. Dine in only with UCID.

Comfort Me Boutique - Trivia Night with giveaways

Freehling Pots and Pans – Free dessert, $50 gift raffle and 10% off any immediate purchase

Harper Theater – $6 movies and free popcorn & drink

Hyde Park Produce - Tasting samples

Independence – Art show and discount on merchandise

Kilimanjaro – Special deals on hand-crafted jewelry - BOGO at 1/2 price. Ethiopian scarves 15% off. Raffle for some special items!

Kilwins - Fudge & Hot Chocolate samples, Karaoke, $5 fudge, $3 ice cream, and photos with Kilwin the Moose!

MAC Apartments - Raffle for $25 gift card

Pearle Vision - Raffle for RayBan sunglasses, $150 gift card

Pockets - Free t-shirts!

Shinju Sushi - Pot Sticker samples

The Sit Down - Open until 11pm, 15% off any order with Student ID

UCPD - New Police Substation, register your bike and laptop

Zberry - 20% discount with Student ID