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The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

November 18, 2023, 11:00 am - 7:00 pm


The Wintrust Magnificent Mile Lights Festival® in Chicago officially starts the holidays for the nation on Saturday, November 18. The 32nd annual festival and parade produced by The Magnificent Mile Association draws over one million visitors to watch Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and friends from Walt Disney World Resort® lead a magical parade while illuminating one million lights on 200 trees adorning Michigan Avenue.


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November 18, 2023
11:00 am - 7:00 pm
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Downtown Chicago
State & Lake
Chicago, IL United States
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