(events are subject to change)
November 18, 2016
The City of Chicago is proud to present the 103rd Anniversary of the Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony in Millennium Park, Friday, November 18.
November 18, 2016-March 5, 2017
The McCormick Tribune Ice Rink in Millennium park will kick off the winter season on Friday, November 18 (weather permitting), on the same day as the 103rd Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting Celebration. The rink will open to the public at noon and remain open through Sunday, March 5, 2017.
November 18-December 18, 2016
Santa’s Midwest headquarters will open to children of all ages. They can inquire whether they have made his “nice” list, make gift requests and take photos. There is no charge to visit Santa, but you must take your own photos with your camera or smartphone.
Fridays, November 25, December 2, 9, 16 & 23, 2016
Bundle up and get ready to belt out some holiday classics at these festive events that are part concert, part sing-along as local Chicago choral groups lead hundreds of celebrants in song.