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The 27th Annual BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
  • The 27th Annual BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival rings in the 2018 holiday season with two days of free, family-friendly activities. The celebration culminates in an evening tree-lighting parade along North Michigan Avenue on Saturday, November 17.

    Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World® lead the parade.

    The festival begins at Lights Festival Lane on Friday afternoon and continues throughout the day on Saturday. Crowd favorites Garrett Popcorn, Eli’s the Cheesecake Company, the BMO Harris Kids Zone and more will return this year, along with Santa Claus himself.

The 27th Annual BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
  • Location: The Magnificent Mile (North Michigan Avenue from Oak Street to the Chicago River)
  • Address: 401 N Michigan Avenue
  • November 16, 2018
  • The Magnificent Mile (North Michigan Avenue from Oak Street to the Chicago River)