Chicago Holiday Events 2018
Top 7 Holiday Activities
Located at Daley Plaza from November 16- December 24th. It is truly a place to see! The market replicates a European village with timber houses and festive Christmas decor. You will find items like delicious baked goods, beer, wine, toys, ornaments, and gorgeous crafts.
Bring the family to this holiday event! Check out the lights around the zoo with Christmas displays and activities including ice carving, Santa Clause, and a warm cup of hot cocoa.
Enjoy this classic tale by Charles Dickens at the Goodman Theater from November 17th- December 30th. This award-winning annual production brings the spirit of Christmas alive for the season!
A classic holiday treat! The Joffrey Ballet performs this masterpiece from December 1st- December 30th at the Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University. "It is Majestic and Intoxicating"- Chicago Tribune
The 15th Annual Winter WonderFest presented by Bank of America runs from November 15th- January 6th. So many fun activities to do in this indoor amusement park including a ferris wheel, arctic plunge slide, ice line zip line, indoor ice skating rink, and hot cocoa treats.
Celebrating its 13th season, the Ice Skating Rink in Millenium Park provides plenty of space for you to twirl beneath the Twinkling tree lights. Skating is free and open to the public from November 16- March 10, 2019. If you don't have skates you can rent them at the ice rink!
7. Holiday Tours
Take in the city on aboard the Chicago Trolley Holiday Lights Tour. This 2.5-hour journey visits ZooLights, The Magnificent Mile, Millennium Park, State Street, and Macy's holiday windows. Or hop on a Segway tour from Absolutely Chicago Segway or Segway Experience of Chicago. Yes, they offer winter lights tours on a Segway!