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Winter Wonderland Event

B.R. Ryall YMCA 49 Deicke Dr, Glen Ellyn

Select your holiday tree, wreaths, garland, and planters from our lot, then join us for this Winter Wonderland event! Our vintage red pickup truck is the perfect spot for your...


Drop-in Fun: Games Galore

Mount Prospect Public Library 10 S. Emerson, Mount Prospect

Pop in to the Youth Services Department and enjoy playing one of our board games during your library visit. No registration needed. For families. This in-person program will be held...

Event Series Santas Craft Corner

Santas Craft Corner

Cosley Zoo 1356 North Gary Avenue, Wheaton

Visit Santa at the zoo! While you are here, make a craft or two and tour the zoo before you go. Admission includes crafts, refreshments, and, of course, a visit...

Event Series Holiday Craft Fair

Holiday Craft Fair

Spring Valley Nature Center 1111 E. Schaumburg Road, Schaumburg

Visit our festive holiday gift shop! Numerous vendors of hand-crafted items display their unique creations for purchase.

Event Series Holiday Homecoming

Holiday Homecoming

Downtown St. Charles IL

St. Charles Holiday Homecoming is one of the Midwest's most spectacular holiday events. Come to the most magical celebration to kick off your holiday season with the Lighting of the...

Event Series Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Horse-Drawn Carriage Rides

Downtown Long Grove 308 Old McHenry Road, Long Grove

Carriage rides are one of our most beloved activities during our Vintage Holidays season. Passengers are invited to sit back and take in the nostalgia of our historic downtown as...

Event Series Santa’s House

Santa’s House

Downtown St. Charles IL

Santa has returned to the North Pole to get his sleigh ready for Christmas Day, but don't worry! He'll be back next year from November 25th through December 23rd. He...


Christmas in the Square

Lockport Central Square 222 E. Ninth St, Lockport

Kick off the holiday season with us on Saturday, November 25th as Lockportโ€™s Central Square transforms into a Holiday Winter Wonderland! Visit with Santa & Mrs. Claus, The Grinch, Buddy...


Dinosaur Discoveries

Berwyn Public Library 2701 S. Harlem Ave., Berwyn

Happy Dinovember! See a live dinosaur in our parking lot before joining T-Rexplorers for a fascinating look at real dinosaur bones! For families with children of all ages.


Christmas Parade and Festival of Lights

Memorial Park District 3101 Washington Boulevard, Bellwood

Free hot beverages and treats will be served at the Lighting Ceremony. Following the parade of lights, enjoy food and drinks, and patronize pop-up vendors at the Stevenson Center. If...


Geneva Commons Christmas Tree Lighting and Holiday Celebration

Geneva Commons 602 Commons Drive, Geneva

Time to deck the halls! ๐Ÿ””๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ #GenevaCommons is having our annual Christmas Tree Lighting celebration on Saturday, November 25th, from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM. In front of Williams and...

Event Series Winter Fireworks

Winter Fireworks

Navy Pier 600 E Grand Ave, Chicago

New for the winter season! Navy Pierโ€™s free dazzling Award-Winning fireworks display will now feature Saturday shows this winter! Get cozy on the Pier and enjoy the spectacular winter display....


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