Tag Archives: Christmas in Chicago

Chicago’s Best Outdoor Family Activity in the Winter? Ice Skating at Millennium Park

Visiting Chicago this winter? Don’t forget your ice skates! Some of the best family winter memories are to be made at our beloved Millennium Park, where the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink beckons families with free ice skating amidst some of … Continue reading

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Travel Around the World via Museum This Holiday Season

Take your family around the world this holiday season!

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Lincoln Park Zoo’s Annual ZooLights Festival

Bundle up and head over to Lincoln Park Zoo, where more than 2 million twinkling lights and all of your animal friends are waiting to celebrate winter with you and your family at the annual ZooLights festival. There is nothing quite like walking around … Continue reading

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Celebrate the Holidays at the Art Institute of Chicago

Ring in the holiday season at the Art Institute of Chicago, our city’s historic, world-class, and above all, beloved art museum. The friendly lions that stand guard in front of the museum are now adorned with fragrant evergreen wreaths that … Continue reading

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A Family Christmas on Chicago’s State Street

State Street – Chicago’s “great” street – is the place to be during the holidays. When I was a little girl, Christmas wasn’t complete without a visit “downtown” to see State Street dressed up in its holiday best. I remember perching on my … Continue reading

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Best Bets for Holiday Theater in Chicago

A scene from “A Christmas Story, The Musical!” With enough productions of A Christmas Carol occurring in the city right now (to my count: five bajillion), it’s enough to make even an old curmudgeon like Scrooge squeal with delight – … Continue reading

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Holiday Fun at American Girl Place

Growing up in the 1980’s, I adored my Fisher Price Mandy and Jenny dolls. During the holidays, my mother would even sew my Mandy doll and I matching dresses. And oh how I loved dressing my doll up in her holiday ice skating outfit, … Continue reading

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