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December 2019

Holiday Magic

December 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until December 29, 2019

One event on December 26, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 30, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 31, 2019 at 12:00 am

Brookfield Zoo, 8400 West 31st Street
Brookfield, IL 60513 United States
included in admission

Bright Lights. Magical Nights. Holiday Magic. Now in our 38th year, visit Chicagoland’s largest and longest-running lights festival with over a million twinkling LED lights, a 41 foot tall talking tree, skating rink, ice carvers, larger than life LED animal sculptures, Zoo Chats, and much more! Read our Insider's Guide with tips and features of this holiday tradition: https://mykidlist.com/holiday-magic-brookfield-zoo/

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Santa House

December 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2019

One event on December 18, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 19, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 9, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on December 10, 2019 at 12:00 am

Naperville Riverwalk, 175 W Jackson
Naperville, IL 60540
Free

Take a magical trip to visit Santa on the Naperville Riverwalk at Jackson Avenue and Webster Street. Admission is free. Photos can be purchased for $8 each or two for $15. Don't miss this unique opportunity to visit Santa this year! Open to the public times: Saturday, November 30 12:30-6:00 pm Sunday, December 1 12:30-6:00 pm Friday, December 6 4:30-8:00 pm Saturday, December 7 12:30-6:00 pm Sunday, December 8 12:30-6:00 pm Friday, December 13 4:30-8:00 pm Saturday, December 14 12:30-7:00…

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Volunteer Restoration Workday

December 8
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 am on Sunday, Friday and Saturday, repeating until December 22, 2019

IL United States
Free

Help improve a prairie or woodland by collecting seeds or removing nonnative plants. Ages 8 and up; under 18 with an adult. Free. Register online or at 630-206-9630 at least five days in advance (10 days by phone for groups of five or more). Wednesday, October 9 - 5:00 - 6:30 pm at Maple Grove Friday, October 11 -  8:30 – 11:30 am at Blackwell Saturday, October 12 - 9:00 am – 12:00 pm at St. James Farm and Churchill/Glacial…

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Celebrate the Holidays in Downtown Lisle

December 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 8, 2019

Downtown Lisle IL United States

Enjoy Magical Holiday Events in Downtown Lisle! Lights of Lisle Once Upon a Christmas Merry on Main Lisle Santa Train Join your friends and neighbors, and even Santa Claus, for several memorable holiday events on December 7 & 8, 2019 in Downtown Lisle! The glow from thousands of luminarias, twinkling holiday tree lights, a Main Street businesses event, and storefront decorations among other events and attractions will transform downtown Lisle into a truly magical place. This striking setting is the…

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Photos with Santa at Village Green

December 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 24, 2019

Oakbrook Center, 100 Oakbrook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523 United States

Say “SANTA” with It’s a Wonderful Lifetime! Lifetime is your destination for 24/7 Christmas movies, all season long! And to get you in the holiday spirit, Lifetime is giving the gift of 500 free photo packages so your festive family photos with Santa can be remembered for a lifetime. Sign up for your free photo package from November 8, 2019 to November 27, 2019. And to keep the season merry and bright, share your holiday moments for a chance to…

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Photos With Santa

December 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 24, 2019

Yorktown Center, 203 Yorktown Center
Lombard, IL 60148 United States

Join us in Center Court during all shopping center hours for Photos with Santa Claus, November 14 - December 24. PET PHOTOS WITH SANTA can be taken on Mondays only, November 18 – December 16. If a visitor in your family has allergies, we kindly ask that you visit Santa Tuesday - Sunday for an allergy-safe experience.

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Santa’s Wonderland

December 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 24, 2019

Bass Pro Shops, 709 Janes Avenue
Bolingbrook, IL 60440 United States
Free

ENJOY THE MAGIC OF CHRISTMAS INSIDE EVERY BASS PRO SHOPS AND CABELA'S STORE! Free Photo with Santa, Free Crafts, Free Games & Activities. Check the website for details.

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Festival of Lights

December 8
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An event every day that begins at 12:00 am, repeating until December 29, 2019

Old Town Museum (Bloomingdale), 108 S Bloomingdale Rd
Bloomingdale, IL 60108 United States
Free

Programming and entertainment to include: Holiday Show at the Museum Visit the Museum throughout the Festival of Lights for a seasonal holiday show. Kid crafts, Elf on the Shelf and complimentary refreshments are part of every holiday Museum experience. Museum Hours (Dec. 6 – Dec. 29) Thursdays: 6-8:30PM Fridays-Saturdays: 6-9PM Sundays: 1-4PM Additional entertainment to include: Horse-drawn carriage rides Holiday Crafts Train Ride Holiday Entertainment

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