Chicago Fun This Thanksgiving Weekend

Dated: November 24 2021

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Once you wake from your post-Thanksgiving holiday nap, it's time to plan the rest of your weekend.

The JDC Group has you covered with fun activities in the city to usher in the Christmas season.

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Christkindlmarket Wrigleyville

Until December 31st, check the website for hours

3635 N Clark St, Chicago, IL 60613

The smell of roasted nuts, fresh pretzels, bratwurst, hot spiced wine, combined with the sound of music and the glimmer of sparkling Christmas ornaments, all in a cozy atmosphere - this is the authentic German-style Christkindlmarket experience. Visitors can shop products from all around the world and enjoy the unique atmosphere while enjoying international food, beverages, and performances at the outdoor market that is always free of admission.

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Millennium Park Holiday Sing-Along

Fridays, November 26, December 3, 10, 17 from 6–7 pm 

Sunday, December 12 from 4–5 pm

Millennium Park, Cloud Gate

The new Millennium Park Holiday Sing-Along (previously “Caroling at Cloud Gate”) invites Chicagoans and visitors to sing out and celebrate Chicago’s diverse holiday traditions on Fridays at 6 pm, November 26 – December 17 and (note the additional date and start time) Sunday, December 12 at 4 pm. This series has been reimagined to be more inclusive of Chicago’s many faith backgrounds, cultures, and holiday music traditions. The Holiday Sing-Along is made possible by the Millennium Park Foundation with generous support from the Pritzker Foundation.Face masks are required for all Holiday Sing-Along guests. Free Chicago masks available (while supplies last).

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Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Lights

Through January 3, 2022

Museum of Science + Industry | 5700 S. DuSableLake Shore DriveChicago, IL 60637

Explore rich holiday traditions from around the globe while creating your own traditions with loved ones in Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light.It began in 1942 with a single tree. Today, the Museum’s beloved annual celebration features a four-story, floor-to-dome Grand Tree, surrounded by a forest of more than 50 trees and displays decorated by volunteers to represent the holiday traditions from cultures around the globe. It’s the one-of-a-kind experience that brings a whole world of holiday joy under one roof.


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Ice Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park

Now through March 13, 2022

337 E Randolph St · Chicago, IL 60601

Enjoy the ice skating ribbon that travels through Maggie Daley Park under the shadow of our beautiful city skyline. The skating ribbon is decorated with art inspired by Vincent VanGogh's most famous works. On a budget, skating is FREE during the week or only $5 on weekends or holidays. Skate rental is available.



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