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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
Wrigleyville Wonderland
Dec6
Jan1
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Wrigleyville Wonderland

The Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce is proud to announce the return of one of Chicago’s favorite holiday celebrations, Wrigleyville Wonderland, at select venues throughout…

Wednesday December 6, 2023Monday January 1, 2024
Lakeview East
The One of a Kind Holiday Show at The MART December 7-10th
Dec7
Dec10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The One of a Kind Holiday Show at The MART December 7-10th

The One of a Kind Holiday Show and Sale® Chicago is proud to announce its return to THE MART, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 7th…

Thursday December 7, 2023
10:00 a.m.Sunday December 10, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Merchandise Mart
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #470
Disney100: The Exhibition
Dec8
Dec9
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 8, 2023
9:00 a.m.Saturday December 9, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago
2367 W Logan Blvd
The One of a Kind Holiday Show at The MART December 7-10th
Dec8
Dec11
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The One of a Kind Holiday Show at The MART December 7-10th

The One of a Kind Holiday Show and Sale® Chicago is proud to announce its return to THE MART, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 7th…

Friday December 8, 2023
10:00 a.m.Monday December 11, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Merchandise Mart
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #470
Disney100: The Exhibition
Dec9
Dec10
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 9, 2023
9:00 a.m.Sunday December 10, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago
2367 W Logan Blvd
Kids Club Holiday Event
Dec9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Kids Club Holiday Event

Holiday Kids Club is excited to welcome Mrs. Claus for Christmas storytime, cookie decorating, crafts, balloon twistables, and a dance party. We’re celebrating families with…

Saturday December 9, 2023
10:00 a.m.12:30 p.m.
North Riverside Park Mall
7501 West Cermak Road
Holiday Pajama Brunch with Lizzy J Cafe
Dec9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Holiday Pajama Brunch with Lizzy J Cafe

Time Out Market Chicago and Lizzy J Cafe are celebrating the holidays by throwing a Pajama Brunch on Saturday, December 9th from 10am – 2pm! Slip into your coziest…

Saturday December 9, 2023
10:00 a.m.2:00 p.m.
Time Out Market Chicago
916 West Fulton Market
The One of a Kind Holiday Show at The MART December 7-10th
Dec9
Dec12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The One of a Kind Holiday Show at The MART December 7-10th

The One of a Kind Holiday Show and Sale® Chicago is proud to announce its return to THE MART, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, 7th…

Saturday December 9, 2023
10:00 a.m.Tuesday December 12, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Merchandise Mart
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #470
XO Marshmallow Pop Up
Dec9
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 9, 2023
11:00 a.m.7:00 p.m.
River Roast
315 North La Salle Street
Christkindlmarket
Dec9
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 9, 2023
11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Daley Civic Center
50 W. Washington St.
Ice Skating at Parkway Bank Park
Dec9
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 9, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
NoMI Lounge Hot Chocolate Experience
Dec9
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 9, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Park Hyatt Chicago @ Nomi Lounge
110 E Chicago ave
Winterland at Gallagher Way
Dec9
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 9, 2023
11:00 a.m.10:00 p.m.
Gallagher Way
3635 North Clark Street
The Shops: Holiday Weekend 1
Dec9
Dec10
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Shops: Holiday Weekend 1

FashionBar LLC presents The Shops! The Shops – is a boutique by FashionBar Chicago taking place in the hottest and high-end retail area in Water…

Saturday December 9, 2023
11:00 a.m.Sunday December 10, 2023
6:00 p.m.
Water Tower Place
821 N. Michigan Ave.
The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant’s Lunch with Santa
Dec9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant’s Lunch with Santa

Santa baby, hurry to The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant! The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant, located at 1401 S Michigan Avenue in the South Loop, invites families to…

Saturday December 9, 2023
11:30 a.m.2:30 p.m.
The Chicago Firehouse Restaurant
1401 S. Michigan Avenue
Handmade Market
Dec9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Handmade Market

Handmade Market is a unique event to connect the makers of beautiful things to people who appreciate the unique and handmade. Did you know that in the…

Saturday December 9, 2023
12:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
Empty Bottle
1035 N. Western Ave
Chicago Cultural Center Open House
Dec9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Museums, Galleries & Exhibitions, Theatre & Performing Arts, Tours & Attractions

Chicago Cultural Center Open House

This December, the Chicago Cultural Center presents a family-friendly Open House event on Saturday, December 9 from 1-6pm. The historic building invites all ages to…

Saturday December 9, 2023
1:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Chicago Cultural Center
78 East Washington Street, 5th Floor
Festive Holiday Tea at The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
Dec9
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 9, 2023
2:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Ritz-Carlton, Chicago
160 East Pearson Street at Water Tower Place
Fashion Outlets of Chicago’s Photos with Santa
Dec9
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 9, 2023
2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Fashion Outlets of Chicago
5520 Fashion Outlets Way
The Ol’Factory Festival of Physical Theatre
Dec9
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events, Theatre & Performing Arts

The Ol’Factory Festival of Physical Theatre

Probosics Theatre Company presents the first ever Ol’Factory Festival of Physical Theatre. See dozens of performers in six different dazzling productions at two neighborhood venues…

Saturday December 9, 2023
3:00 p.m.4:30 p.m.
City Lit Theater
1020 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago, IL, 60660
Brookfield Zoo’s Holiday Magic
Dec9
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 9, 2023
3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
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