Holiday Lights in Chicago

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Holiday lights have long been a Chicago tradition, with each year’s efforts clearly attempting to outdo the displays from years prior. This year, experience the celebration of Chicago’s 100th Annual Christmas Tree lighting – an event highly anticipated event for locals and tourists alike!  Chicago’s Annual Tree Lighting: The free event welcomes attendees of all ages – making it a sensational event for the entire family to enjoy. And best of all? The celebration is free! The festivities begin at 5 pm on Tuesday, November 26th at Daley Plaza. Expect to see stunning holiday displays, along with esteemed live performances. Ideally located near the Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour, Sky Deck Chicago, and a stop on the South Side Tour by Gray Line, do not pass up the opportunity to celebrate the anniversary of such a reverent, family-oriented Chicagoan … [Read more...]

Chicago Street Festivals in September

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Though school may be back in session, Chicago isn’t ready to stop celebrating like it’s summer. In fact, September is known for having a surplus of Chicago street festivals held on the weekends throughout the month. The festivals provide the perfect way to ease back into the school year, breaking up the daily grind with food, fun, and live music. September weekends are also a great time to take advantage of a Chicago pass, which offers discounted admission to Chicago’s top-tier attractions. If you head over to Museum Campus, you’ll see the crowds have died down since the summer months and you’ll have ample time and space to enjoy the Shedd Aquarium, The Field Museum, and the Adler Planetarium.  First, let’s take a look at the festivals! September 11-13, 2013 Berghoff’s Oktoberfest, Chinatown Start your Oktoberfest celebrations early with Berghoff’s Oktoberfest, … [Read more...]