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Holiday Activities in Chicago

Experience the pulse of the holidays in the electrifying city of Chicago. Tis the season among world-class shopping, dining, performing arts, museums, and exciting holiday events and attractions, including ZooLights. From shopping along the infamous Magnificent Mile and Christkindlemarket Chicago kicking off the season at the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, the holidays in Chicago is an unforgettable holiday experience.


Chicago Things to See and Do

  • Christkindlmarket Chicago

    Christkindlmarket Chicago is a highly anticipated annual holiday event held in Daley Plaza, opening november 26, closing December 24. The market replicates a European village during winter with charming timber houses and festive Christmas décor. Shoppers will find baked goods, beer, wine, toys, ornaments, and crafts. Click for Additional Information
  • Zoo Lights

    Join in this family-focused holiday event, featuring radiant Christmas displays and activities all throughout the grounds of the Chicago Zoo. Be there for the flip of the switch on November 29, when ZooLights will sparkle and Santa Claus is mingling with the kids. zoo lights will turn off on January 5, 2014Click for Additional Information
  • Magnificent Mile Lights Fest

    Kick off your holiday season at the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on Saturday, November 23. Join the fun early and enjoy live music, family-focused activities, unparalleled holiday shopping, the tree lighting parade with micky and minnie mouse, and a fireworks show over the Chicago River. Click For Additional Information
  • A christmas Carol Enjoy the classic tale, written by Charles Dickens, produced at Chicago's goodman theatre November 16-December 28. This enchanting production bring our beloved character ebenezer scrooge to live during this award winning annual production. Click for Additional Information
  • Elf: The musical Visit the Cadillac Palace to sing and dance your holiday away with buddy the elf. It is a hilarious musical telling the story we have grown to love about an elf, named buddy, who wishes to find his biological father in the magical land of new york city and ends up saving christimas! tickets are available november 26-december 15Click for Additional Information
  • Rudolph the red nosed reindeer: The Musical Rudolph soars off the screen onto the broadway playhouse theatre this holiday season. Adapted from the origional 1964 television special, Rudolph the red nosed reindeer, tells the classic tale how rudolph saves the day and includes the enchanting characters we have cherished over the years. Tickets are available november 14-december 29Click for Additional Information
  • The Nutcracker: Joffrey Ballet Chicago America's #1 Nutcracker, performed by the Joffrey Ballet Chicago is a glorious holiday tradition. "It is majestic and intoxicating" - Chicago tribune. Tickets are available December 6-december 28Click for Additional Information
  • Winter Wonderfest participate in a winter extravaganza at navy pier's 13 annual winter wonderfest presented by bank of america December 6, 2013-January 12, 2014. imagine an indoor amusement park, complete with a ferris wheel, hot cocoa cups, artic plunge slide, ice line zip line, and much more. The fun also includes a 170,000 square foot chicago blackhawks indoor ice rink. Click for Additional Information


  • Magnificent Mile

    Chicago's Magnificent Mile is a magical holiday shopping experience with variety of specialty stores and shops that will spark every interest, including the shops at Water Tower Place, The shops at north bridge, 900 north michigan avenue, Bloomingdales, Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, and Nordstrom. Shop Magnificent Mile
  • Water Tower Place

    Located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, Water Tower Place is a premium shopping destination with some of the most popular stores in the world, like Macy's and American Girl Place. Get into the holiday spirit at this exciting entertainment, shopping and dining complex. Shop Water Tower
  • Macy's

    Chicago's famous Macy's on State Street is a on the National Register of Historic Places and a National Historic Landmark. Deemed as the world's second largest department store, this flagship store offers 12 floors of shopping, dining, and holiday bliss. Shop Macy's on State Street

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