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CHRISTMAS IN CHICAGO

The holiday calendar during Christmas in Chicago will be adorned with a myriad of festivities — both annual Christmas traditions and new holiday events — throughout the city’s downtown and neighborhood communities. Plan your seasonal adventure around the annual tree-lighting ceremony, a dazzling parade of lights, ice skating in Chicago’s iconic parks, and singing carols at "The Bean" as well as a slew of special holiday performances, events and exhibitions.

CHRISTMAS CALENDAR CHEAT SHEET

While Christmas events span from November to January, a winter getaway to Chicago should definitely take advantage of favorite holiday happenings. Here's a quick calendar roundup of some of the biggest events to plan your trip around, all happening on back-to-back weekends:

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