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There’s no time like the holidays in Chicago, when you can always find something magical for the whole family. Come experience the city’s best holiday traditions, breathtaking light displays, scenic skating rinks, kid-friendly attractions, and beyond.

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Holidays in Chicago

Planning a trip? Check out all the wonders you can discover in Chicago this holiday season.

Lightscape at Chicago Botanic
See the lights

Bask in the glow of luminous holiday lights displays at a historic zoo, a sprawling botanic garden, and more.

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Chicago Botanic Garden

Book your holiday stay

Your perfect holiday getaway starts with an amazing place to stay. Explore top hotels with Marriott, Choose Chicago’s Holiday Hotel Partner.

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Discover Holiday Magic

Come experience cultural celebrations and authentic Chicago traditions in the city’s vibrant neighborhoods this holiday season.

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Check out what’s happening in Chicago this holiday season and share your own moments using #ChicaGOandKNOW


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