December Events in Chicago

Goodbye hot summer. Hello fall fun!

The air is crisp. Leaves are turning. And activities are in full swing this Chicago fall. From the jaw-dropping Chicago Architecture Biennial (through January 7), the largest architecture and design exhibition in North America, to the mesmerizing annual ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo (November 25 - January 1) and the much anticipated Magnificent Mile Lights Festival (November 17-18), the opportunities to explore, experience and enjoy are limitless. Do a little #ChicagoLeafPeeping with our 5 Scenic Photo Spots slideshow, check out upcoming events in the Chicago Festivals Guide, and get the inside scoop on the latest happenings on our daily blog. Have specific dates in mind? Search the Events Calendar below by category, date and neighborhood.

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