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The Rendez-Vous Pop-Up
Oct20
Dec23
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Tours & Attractions

The Rendez-Vous Pop-Up

France is coming to Chicago’s famous Magnificent Mile! The final iteration of World Business Chicago’s Pop-Up Program – The Rendez-Vous – is now officially open.…

Friday October 20, 2023
8:30 a.m.Saturday December 23, 2023
6:00 p.m.
875 North Michigan Avenue
875 North Michigan Avenue
Holidays in the Loop
Nov2
Jan7
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Holidays in the Loop

Experience the Loop, where Chicago’s holiday traditions are made. Witness the transformation of the city’s official downtown into a winter wonderland. #HOLIDAYSINTHELOOP – WIN A…

Thursday November 2, 2023Sunday January 7, 2024
Various locations
Gingerbread Express Elevator
Nov18
Dec31
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Gingerbread Express Elevator

Starting Saturday, November 18th, 2023 join us for the most joyful ride of the season! Stop by the hotel’s lobby and visit our famed Gingerbread…

Saturday November 18, 2023Sunday December 31, 2023
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
401 N Wabash Ave
Disney100: The Exhibition
Dec1
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Disney100: The Exhibition

⭐ The Walt Disney Archives opens its vault of historical and special treasures, works of art, artifacts, costumes, and memorabilia with the launch of Disney100:…

Friday December 1, 2023
9:00 a.m.Saturday December 2, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago
2367 W Logan Blvd
Santa Saturday at Driehaus Museum
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions

Santa Saturday at Driehaus Museum

The Driehaus Museum, centrally located at 40 E. Erie Street just steps off the Magnificent Mile shopping and cultural district, puts its own ‘gilded’ spin…

Saturday December 2, 2023
8:30 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Driehaus Museum
40 E Erie St
Logan Square Chamber of Commerce Annual Holidays on the Square
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Logan Square Chamber of Commerce Annual Holidays on the Square

The Logan Square Chamber of Commerce (LSCC) Presents its “Annual Holidays on the Square (HOTS) – “10 Days of Logan” campaign.  The LSCC is thrilled…

Saturday December 2, 2023
9:00 a.m.6:00 p.m.
2808 N Milwaukee Ave, Chicago, IL 60618
2808 N Milwaukee Ave
Disney100: The Exhibition
Dec2
Dec3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Disney100: The Exhibition

⭐ The Walt Disney Archives opens its vault of historical and special treasures, works of art, artifacts, costumes, and memorabilia with the launch of Disney100:…

Saturday December 2, 2023
9:00 a.m.Sunday December 3, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago
2367 W Logan Blvd
Holiday Art & Fashion Pop-Up
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Holiday Art & Fashion Pop-Up

Holiday Art & Fashion Pop Up – Wearable Art + French Market Join us for a festive shopping experience at our Holiday Art & Fashion…

Saturday December 2, 2023
11:00 a.m.5:00 p.m.
875 North Michigan Avenue
875 North Michigan Avenue
XO Marshmallow Pop Up
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

XO Marshmallow Pop Up

Time to embrace the holiday spirit! We’re cozying up with XO Marshmallow for a River Roast Hot Chocolate Pop Up! Take a break from holiday…

Saturday December 2, 2023
11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
River Roast
315 North La Salle Street
Christkindlmarket
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Christkindlmarket

The traditional German-Style Christkindlmarket returns! The free outdoor holiday market has been a Chicago favorite since 1996. Enjoy international and local food, merchandise, and live…

Saturday December 2, 2023
11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Daley Civic Center
50 W. Washington St.
Ice Skating at Parkway Bank Park
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Tours & Attractions

Ice Skating at Parkway Bank Park

Rosemont’s Parkway Bank Park entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink Saturday, November…

Saturday December 2, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
NoMI Lounge Hot Chocolate Experience
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

NoMI Lounge Hot Chocolate Experience

This holiday season, Park Hyatt Chicago invites you to NoMI Lounge for the annual NoMI Hot Chocolate Experience. Kicking off just in time for the…

Saturday December 2, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Park Hyatt Chicago @ Nomi Lounge
110 E Chicago ave
Winterland at Gallagher Way
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Winterland at Gallagher Way

Winterland at Gallagher Way is back and better than ever with family-friendly festivities both at Gallagher Way and inside historic Wrigley Field, including new experiences…

Saturday December 2, 2023
11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Gallagher Way
3635 North Clark Street
Eataly’s Holiday Taste-Around: 10-Year Anniversary Edition
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Eataly’s Holiday Taste-Around: 10-Year Anniversary Edition

Eataly Chicago is turning 10, amici! On December 2, join us for a special holiday taste-around to celebrate a decade of authentic Italian cuisine. Explore…

Saturday December 2, 2023
1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
Eataly Chicago
43 East Ohio Street
why-not-be-all-you-can (for kari edwards)
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

why-not-be-all-you-can (for kari edwards)

On the anniversary of kari edwards’s birth and death, join us for a reading in homage to the experimental poet centering contemporary trans and disabled poets.…

Saturday December 2, 2023
2:00 p.m.3:30 p.m.
The Poetry Foundation
61 West Superior Street
Festive Holiday Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Festive Holiday Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago

Enjoy a delightful afternoon of scrumptious holiday-inspired treats during Festive Holiday Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago every weekend from November 25 through December 24. Tea…

Saturday December 2, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place
Gingerbread House Decorating at Park Hyatt Chicago
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Gingerbread House Decorating at Park Hyatt Chicago

Perfect for both the young and young-at-heart, Park Hyatt Chicago is ringing in the holidays with our annual gingerbread house decorating extravaganza! With all of…

Saturday December 2, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Park Hyatt Chicago @ NoMI Gallery
800 N Michigan Ave
Fashion Outlets of Chicago’s Photos with Santa
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Fashion Outlets of Chicago’s Photos with Santa

Fashion Outlets of Chicago invites visitors to experience the magic of the holiday season with a visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. Santa will be at…

Saturday December 2, 2023
2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Fashion Outlets of Chicago
5520 Fashion Outlets Way
Eataly’s Holiday Taste-Around: 10-Year Anniversary Edition
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Eataly’s Holiday Taste-Around: 10-Year Anniversary Edition

Eataly Chicago is turning 10, amici! On December 2, join us for a special holiday taste-around to celebrate a decade of authentic Italian cuisine. Explore…

Saturday December 2, 2023
2:30 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Eataly Chicago
43 East Ohio Street
Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic

Light up the festive season with family and friends at Brookfield Zoo’s 42nd annual Holiday Magic®. Chicagoland’s longest-running lights festival returns from 3 to 9 p.m.…

Southwest Suburbs

Event details
Saturday December 2, 2023
3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
ZooLights
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

ZooLights

This year’s ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ will include new and exciting displays, photo ops, and interactive programming all bundled up in the…

Saturday December 2, 2023
4:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Lightscape at Chicago Botanic Garden
Dec2
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Lightscape at Chicago Botanic Garden

Embrace the beauty of winter and discover the brightest spot for holiday cheer during Lightscape at the Chicago Botanic Garden. Starting November 10 and running…

North Suburbs

Event details
Saturday December 2, 2023
4:30 p.m.9:15 p.m.
Chicago Botanic Garden
1000 Lake Cook Rd.
Indulge in Holiday Cheer at Brunch with Santa at Thorn Restaurant & Lounge!
Dec3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Indulge in Holiday Cheer at Brunch with Santa at Thorn Restaurant & Lounge!

Celebrate the most wonderful time of the year at Thorn Restaurant & Lounge in Rosemont!  On Sunday, December 3rd, families and loved ones are invited…

Sunday December 3, 2023
9:00 a.m.1:00 p.m.
Thorn Restaurant & Lounge
5200 Pearl Street
Wicker Park Farmers Market Kicks Off 2023-23 Indoor Season at The Robey
Dec3
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Wicker Park Farmers Market Kicks Off 2023-23 Indoor Season at The Robey

The Wicker Park Farmers Market is back for its third annual indoor season hosted by The Robey Chicago. Beginning Sunday, December 3rd, a lineup of…

Sunday December 3, 2023
9:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
THE ROBEY
2018 W North Ave
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