First Friday Night on 53rd Street - January 10

Campus and Student Life, the College, and the Commercial Real Estate Department have partnered with many retailers on 53rd Street to launch a new event filled with promotions, sales, freebies, raffles and much more. This new tradition kicks off on Friday, January 10, and is a great way to start the Winter Quarter. All you need is your UChicago (ID) Card.

Some of the First Friday Night features include:

  • A10 – Bar will stay open and offer a special late night menu
  • 53rd Street Bicycle Center & Cafe – Free Counter Culture coffee; raffles & ticket giveaways for free Segway tours, Bike Rental, Bicycle Tours, and More; intro to Gourmet Coffee Talk at 8:00 pm; How to Fix a Flat tire seminar at 10:00 pm
  • Café 53 – Coupons for 10% and 15% off
  • Cedars – Tasting samples and discounts
  • Chant – Live entertainment from 9:00 pm to midnight and 15% discount with UChicago Card
  • Comfort Me Boutique  – "Night at the Carnival," 6:00 pm - midnight; play games to win discounts and prizes, enjoy cotton candy & lemonade
  • Core Power Yoga – Candlelight hot yoga class at 8:30 pm and freetreats
  • Five Guys – Raffle for 3 giftcards ($100, $50, $25)
  • Freehling Pot and Pan Co. – Middle eastern tasting, tea, and a raffle
  • Harper Theater – Late night film showing with discounted tickets (free popcorn & drink with ticket purchase)
  • Hyde Park Produce – Tasting samples
  • Kilimanjaro International – Special sale and two free raffles
  • Kilwin’s – Discounted treats, raffles & more; drawing at 11:15 pm
  • Kimbark Beverage Shoppe – DJ in the store and tastings; Must be 21 and over to enter
  • MAC Apartments – Free giveaways for visitors
  • Shinju Sushi – Appetizer samples and discounts
  • Zberry – Free cups of hot chocolate