08/17/2012 05:19 pm ET | Updated Aug 17, 2012

Chicago Summer Festivals 2012: Korean Fest, Hot Dogs, Arts & More (8/17-8/19)

Looking for something to do this weekend that won't cause a strained neck from looking skyward for hours on end?

Luckily for you, in addition to a weekend filled with water- and air-based excitement, the city has plenty of land-based options for your amusement meant as well. Better yet, many of them are free.

Each Friday throughout the remainder of the summer, HuffPost Chicago is spotlighting five of that weekend's must-go festivals and other events.

Need still more options? The city also maintains a calendar of neighborhood events taking place throughout Chicago.

Did we miss something great that's on your calendar this weekend? Tell us about it in the comments.

Chicago Weekend Festivals (8/17-19)