Lurie Garden’s unique programs are designed to inspire individuals and families of all ages to learn about and enjoy the natural world.
November 13, 2015-March 6, 2016 (weather permitting)
Kicking off Chicago’s winter season, the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium Park will open on Friday, November 13, 2015 and will remain open through March 6, 2016, weather permitting. For the last 14 years, the rink has drawn more than 100,000 skaters annually and is free and open to the public.
November 24, 2015
The City of Chicago’s 102nd Christmas Tree begins a new tradition this holiday season in Millennium Park near the intersection of Michigan Ave. and Washington St. The 2015 tree will be unveiled at the Tree Lighting Ceremony on Tuesday, November 24, in Millennium Park beginning with a program at 5:30pm and the official lighting at 6pm.
November 24-December 20, 2015
Santa Claus will set up shop in Millennium Park this holiday season! Santa’s mid-west headquarters will be open to children of all ages where they can visit and have their picture taken with Santa Claus throughout the holiday season.
November 27, December 4, 11 & 18, 2015
Bundle up and get ready to belt out some holiday classics at these festive events that are part concert, part sing-along.