Kick Off the Holidays With BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival


The Holidays are here, and Chicago is ready to celebrate!

Festivities will begin on November 16th at Lights Festival Lane, located at Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Ave. Enjoy many family-friendly activities including face painting, a Santa meet & greet, live music, food and more starting at 4 p.m. Not long after, the parade will begin at 5:30 p.m. starting at Oak Street & N. Michigan Avenue, heading south down Michigan Avenue towards Wacker Dr. If you stop by Millennium Park, you might also catch Chicago’s 105th Annual Tree Lighting Ceremony at 6:30 p.m featuring music and special guests. Then the grand finale of the parade will take to the sky with a fireworks display over the Chicago River around 7 p.m. near Michigan Avenue & Wacker Dr.

It’s not over yet! Head back down to Lights Festival Lane on November 17th at 11 a.m. for more holiday fun. Stop by the BMO Harris Bank stage for free concerts starting at 11:30 a.m. with some of your favorite artists, from Cailee Rae to Cody Simpson. Plus check out the meet & greet times available to meet these artists in person!

For more information on times and locations, click here.

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