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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
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
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
Disney100: The Exhibition
Dec10
Dec11
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:…

Sunday December 10, 2023
9:00 a.m.Monday December 11, 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
Dec10
Dec13
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…

Sunday December 10, 2023
10:00 a.m.Wednesday December 13, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Merchandise Mart
222 W Merchandise Mart Plaza #470
Disney100: The Exhibition
Dec11
Dec12
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:…

Monday December 11, 2023
9:00 a.m.Tuesday December 12, 2023
7:00 p.m.
Exhibition Hub Art Center Chicago
2367 W Logan Blvd
Christkindlmarket
Dec11
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…

Monday December 11, 2023
11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Daley Civic Center
50 W. Washington St.
Ice Skating at Parkway Bank Park
Dec11
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…

Monday December 11, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
NoMI Lounge Hot Chocolate Experience
Dec11
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…

Monday December 11, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Park Hyatt Chicago @ Nomi Lounge
110 E Chicago ave
Fashion Outlets of Chicago’s Photos with Santa
Dec11
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…

Monday December 11, 2023
2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Fashion Outlets of Chicago
5520 Fashion Outlets Way
Winterland at Gallagher Way
Dec11
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…

Monday December 11, 2023
3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Gallagher Way
3635 North Clark Street
ZooLights
Dec11
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…

Monday December 11, 2023
4:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Spirit-Free Speakeasy
Dec11
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

Spirit-Free Speakeasy

Embark on a monthly experience as we transform one of our unique historic spaces into an exclusive spirit-free speakeasy. This month we’re getting festive and…

Monday December 11, 2023
5:30 p.m.7:00 p.m.
Happy’s Holiday Bar on the 1st floor 12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
Happy's Holiday Bar on the 1st floor 12 S Michigan Ave, Chicago, IL 60603, USA
The Ol’Factory Festival of Physical Theatre
Dec11
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…

Monday December 11, 2023
7:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
City Lit Theater
1020 W. Bryn Mawr, Chicago, IL, 60660
Christkindlmarket
Dec12
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…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
11:00 a.m.8:00 p.m.
Daley Civic Center
50 W. Washington St.
Ice Skating at Parkway Bank Park
Dec12
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…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Parkway Bank Park
5501 Park Place
NoMI Lounge Hot Chocolate Experience
Dec12
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…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
11:00 a.m.9:00 p.m.
Park Hyatt Chicago @ Nomi Lounge
110 E Chicago ave
Fashion Outlets of Chicago’s Photos with Santa
Dec12
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…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
2:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Fashion Outlets of Chicago
5520 Fashion Outlets Way
Winterland at Gallagher Way
Dec12
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…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
3:00 p.m.9:00 p.m.
Gallagher Way
3635 North Clark Street
ZooLights
Dec12
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…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
4:30 p.m.9:00 p.m.
So You Want to Write a Romance Novel, Now What?
Dec12
Festivals, Fairs & Special Events

So You Want to Write a Romance Novel, Now What?

The Book Stall (811 Elm Street in Winnetka) is excited to host romance novelist Kelly Farmer on Tuesday, December 12 at 6:30 pm. She leads a…

Tuesday December 12, 2023
6:30 p.m.7:30 p.m.
The Book Stall
The Book Stall, 811 Elm Street
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