Family-Friendly Weekend Events: November 27-29 and Beyond

This is the weekend that holiday light shows begin! Included in our weekend guide, you’ll find information about some of the shows that require reservations. You can also check out Nicole’s amazing list of 2020 Best Christmas Lights and Holiday Light Shows. Helpful tip: earlier this week, Morton Arboretum’s Illumination: Tree Lights released more tickets! Check their website soon if…

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2020 Best Christmas Lights and Holiday Light Shows in Chicago’s Suburbs

Incredible Christmas light displays are illuminating the night and bringing joy to Chicago’s suburbs! So pile in the car with a thermos of hot chocolate and a tin of Christmas cookies to see the beautiful displays our local families have created. From big attractions to incredible residential displays, we’ve got tons of options for your family. If you would like…

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The Giant Kidlist Holiday Bucket List for December 2020

This year more than ever, a great bucket list can help give us some inspiration to focus on the hope-filled holidays! Explore the outdoors and get cozy at home with family activities. We are also always updating our December events calendar, so check back regularly for outdoor, online, and socially distanced goings-on. Don’t miss our printable holiday bucket list at…

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2020 Tree Lighting Ceremonies to See That Magic Moment

Decorating our Christmas tree as a family is one of our favorite holiday traditions. There’s something magical about watching our tree light up for the first time each year. Many local communities celebrate the start of the holiday season with a tree lighting ceremony. Some had already planned for a virtual ceremony this year, while others will be moving that…