Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

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November 19, 2022 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST

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boats on water between building with red fireworks in sky at night at Magnificent Mile Lights Festival in Chicago, Illinois, USA

The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival marks the beginning of the festive season in Chicago. Join this day-through-night extravaganza filled with holiday activities, including a parade and tree-lighting ceremony.  

Head to the famous Wrigley Building to experience the iconic tree lighting ceremony, which will be followed by special concerts and fireworks displays. Then, witness the festival's main event, an enormous parade down Michigan Avenue. 

Led by Mickey and Minnie Mouse, this attraction features wonderful floats, massive helium balloons, Santa Claus and his friends, marching bands, and legendary performers.

Date

Magnificent Mile Festival shines on November 19th, 2022.

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Location

The tree lighting ceremony will be in The Wrigley Building Centennial Plaza. The parade routes take place on North Michigan Avenue from Oak Street to Wacker Drive.

Tickets

Admission is free.

Covid-19 Information

Guests will be asked to wear face masks throughout the festival.

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Experience Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

Illuminating Chicago's streets yearly, The Magnificent Mile Lights signals the start of the holiday season in Chi-town.

For 31 years, Chicagoans and tourists flock to the city to witness and take part in the festive activities. Watch the holiday tree lighting ceremony that kicks off the celebration.

Plus, stop by the Lights Festival Lane to take a picture with Santa, get treats and pastries, and party with a holiday DJ.

Then, look for the best spot to marvel at the grand-tree lighting parade that will include decorated floats, gigantic helium balloons, celebrity appearances, and marching bands.

Start your holiday season right by attending this tradition. Also, you can make a vacation out of your visit with a Chicago Vacation Package.

Details

Date:
November 19, 2022
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm CST
Cost:
Free
Event Categories:
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https://www.themagnificentmile.com/lights-festival/

Venue

Magnificent Mile
North Michigan Ave
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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  1. Judith Brady says:

    I want to offer my tree for chicagos Christmas tree lighting. I submitted my info & pictures, but I fear it hasn’t gone through to you. Thanks for s as my help or direction as computer is not my first or Second language.

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  1. Judith Brady says:

    I want to offer my tree for chicagos Christmas tree lighting. I submitted my info & pictures, but I fear it hasn’t gone through to you. Thanks for s as my help or direction as computer is not my first or Second language.

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