A List of Holiday Events in Chicago


The weather may be a bit chilly, but here in Chicago, the holiday season is just heating up. Here are some beloved Chicago holiday traditions that you definitely don’t want to miss.


Caroling at Cloud Gate | Now through December 16, 2016

Every Friday up until December 16, you can head over to “The Bean” for an evening of caroling. This festive series is part concert, part sing-along, so come ready to sing your favorite carols. Caroling starts at 6:00 pm. Dress warm!


Ice Skating at Lincoln Park Zoo | Now through February 26, 2017

It’s time to pull out those skates and head over to the skating rink! Admission and skate rentals are each $5. You can stay up-to-date on availability here.


Christmas Around the World & Holidays of Light | Now through January 8, 2017

There are plenty of rich holiday traditions around the world and now is your chance to explore them at the Museum of Science and Industry. You’ll have the opportunity to explore a forest of more than 50 trees that represent holiday traditions from a variety of cultures and so much more!