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Winter 2016

Millennium Park & Chicago Cultural Center

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Millennium Park

Chicago’s downtown winter campus includes Millennium Park and the Chicago Cultural Center. The entire family will enjoy skating, caroling, Santa Claus and the 103rd Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony on November 18.




Millennium Park

Millennium Park McCormick Tribune Ice Rink

McCormick Tribune Ice Rink

November 18, 2016-March 5, 2017


Caroling at Cloud Gate

Caroling at Cloud Gate

Fridays, November 25, December 2, 9, & 16, 2016


Christmas Tree in Millennium Park

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

November 18, 2016

The Christmas Tree will be on display in Millennium Park until January 6, 2017.

Santa Claus

Santa Claus House

November 18-December 18

Chicago Cultural Center

Dance-Along Nutcracker®

Dance-Along Nutcracker®

December 4, 2016


Information and Resources

Millennium Park

Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Michigan Ave. & Columbus Ave.
Chicago, IL 60601

Free Admission
Open Daily, 6am-11pm

Chicago Cultural Center

Chicago Cultural Center
78 E. Washington St.

Chicago, IL 60602

FREE Admission

Building Hours:

  • Monday–Thursday, 9 am–7 pm
  • Friday, 9 am–6 pm
  • Saturday, 9 am–6 pm
  • Sunday, 10 am–6 pm

Closed Holidays

Chicago Cultural Center Visitor Information

Millennium Park Visitor Information