Posts in category "Holiday Events in Chicago"

Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose at the Raven Theatre

Review: Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose at the Raven Theatre
It’s no mystery why “Sherlock Holmes and the Case of the Christmas Goose” is filling the house at Chicago’s Raven Theatre. The show is a real gem. The play, adapted from Sir Arthur Conan Doyle’s original short story, “The Adventure of the Blue Carbuncle” (an archaic term for a gemstone) is elementary, in that it... Read more »

Why You Should Put Winter WonderFest on Your Christmas To-Do List

Why You Should Put Winter WonderFest on Your Christmas To-Do List
It’s a beautiful sight, walking through Navy Pier’s Winter WonderFest. You may even hear sleigh bells ring, if you’re listening, and see the snow glistening–all while keeping warm and cozy at this one-of-a-kind indoor winter playground. The Fest, nestled in a 170,000-square-foot arena, is a heady mix of Disneyland dazzle and North Pole spirit with... Read more »

Five Special Holiday Events for December 2014

Five Special Holiday Events for December 2014
You better watch out and you better get out soon if you are hoping to catch any of Chicago’s holiday happenings before they melt away just like Frosty. Here are some of Show Me Chicago’s favorites for December 2014: 1. Caroling Tea at the Art Institute of Chicago Get into the holiday spirit on Saturday,... Read more »
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Thanksgiving Calendar of Events: Don't Miss Events November 25 through 30

Thanksgiving Calendar of Events: Don't Miss Events November 25 through 30
Thanksgiving week in Chicago offers a lot more than just shopping. There’s the parade, the official tree lighting ceremony, family theater and more. Show Me Chicago has put together a calendar of Thanksgiving week events so you won’t be left out in the cold–unless you want to be. Tuesday, November 25th 2014 Christmas Tree Lighting... Read more »

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2014: Schedule of Events

Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2014: Schedule of Events
The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival on Saturday, November 22, will feature a day full of events and activities culminating in a magical lighting parade down the Mag Mile that will illuminate one million plus twinkling lights on 200 trees along North Michigan Avenue. Over one million people are expected for Chicago’s big holiday bash, now in... Read more »

Chicago Holiday Events: 26 Holiday Events From A to Z

Chicago Holiday Events: 26 Holiday Events From A to Z
The 2014 Holiday Season is alive and well in Chicago with a sleigh full of events from A to Z. Show Me Chicago has put together a potpourri of happenings from ballet and hip hop to teas and bar crawls for holiday fun for all. ANNIE brings some sunshine to Chicago when it comes to... Read more »
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Macy's Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Windows: A Chicago Tradition for Over 100 Years

Macy's Christmas Tree Lighting & Holiday Windows: A Chicago Tradition for Over 100 Years
Yes, it seems every city has a Macy’s but only the Chicago Macy’s has the Walnut Room. The Walnut Room, located on the 7th floor of Macy’s State Street store, is the very first restaurant in a department store. It is a treasure to see at any time of the year with its sparkling Austrian... Read more »

Chicago’s After Christmas Holiday Events

Chicago’s After Christmas Holiday Events
It’s not over until it’s over…the end of Chicago’s after Christmas events has been greatly exaggerated. Yes, Christkrindlmarket has closed and the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival is a distant memory but the lights are still shinning bright throughout the town and the stores and windows are still dressed in their holiday best. If you were... Read more »

New Years Eve 2014 Chicago: Top 25 Celebrations

New Years Eve 2014 Chicago: Top 25 Celebrations
New Year’s Eve 2014 in Chicago is a night for parties and celebrations. Where to go? How much to spend?  With enough choices to make your head spin even before your first drink, it’s hard to know what to do.   If you are planning a night on the town and haven’t made reservations, we’re here... Read more »
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New Years Eve Chicago 2014: Navy Pier Fireworks, Parties and Cruises

New Years Eve Chicago 2014: Navy Pier Fireworks, Parties and Cruises
Countdown to the New Year 2014 at Navy Pier with fireworks parties, kids activities and cruises on Tuesday, December 31. It’s not just another Tuesday, when Navy Pier pulls out all the stops for a full day and night of festivities. The fun starts at 10 a.m. and goes all the way to the wee... Read more »
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