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Top 4 Festive Activities in Downtown Chicago!

Wednesday, December 16th, 2015

It’s the most wonderful time of the year in Chicago! All of the lights, attractions, and holiday cheer can be seen throughout the entire city, and it’s the best time to celebrate with your family and friends. Here are the top 4 events to check out this holiday season!

  1. Winter Wonderfest (Streeterville)

Reindeer Express train rides, a Candy Cane Lighthouse, Wonder Whirl, Zero Gravity, and even a 15-foot-high “Wintertube” slide all await you and your friends at Navy Pier! And that’s not all — Winter Wonderfest has tons of rides, treats, attractions for everyone of all ages. Take pictures with Santa and his elves, jump around in the tallest “Snowman Bouncer” that you’ve ever seen (standing at an impressive 38 feet!), and ride around the Kringle Carousel. To top it all off, there’s even an indoor 50-foot-high Ferris Wheel that you can sit back, relax, and take in all of the scenery from.

  1. Millennium Park Ice Skating (The Loop)

Millennium Park is THE ultimate spot to go ice skating in downtown Chicago! The beautiful rink is surrounded by twinkling lights and has the timeless, classic view of the skyline as its backdrop. Round up your group of friends, rent some skates, and twirl the night away!

  1. Lincoln Park ZooLights (Lincoln Park)

Come see all of the luminous lights that sparkle all over the famous Lincoln Park zoo! Along with checking out the lights, there are magical 3-D displays, live ice carving shows, and plenty more to see at this event. Order up some hot chocolate, take a stroll around, and snap a few breathtaking photos during your visit.

  1. Christkindlmarket (The Loop)

People from all across the globe come to downtown Chicago every year to check out the Christkindlmarket. This outdoor market in The Loop attracts thousands of visitors that get to eat, drink, and enjoy traditional and authentic German products and entertainment.

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