4 Unique Ways to Spend the 2018 Holiday Season in Chicago

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November 22, 2018

This holiday season, Chicago will be the perfect place to celebrate and spend time with your loved ones. Here are four unique ways to spend the 2018 holiday season in the Windy City.

1. Chicago Trolley’s Holiday Lights Tour

Enjoy the spectacular lights and all the holiday splendor that downtown Chicago has to offer with the Holiday Lights Tour. Starting November 23rd, these trolley tours will make stops at all the holiday favorites, including: Christkindlmarket, ZooLights, Magnificent Mile, and so much more.

Along with these wondrous stops, you’ll also receive a pair of ZooLights 3D glasses – which include a variety of holiday and animal themed images – and a free treat size bag of Garrett Holiday popcorn. Buy your tickets today!

2. Polar Express Train

Drink hot cocoa and enjoy a one-hour train ride from Union Station to Jackson Boulevard on the Polar Express. Running from November 30th to January 1st, you and your family will savor the magic of the season by living this iconic holiday classic in person.

Adults and kids alike will enjoy reliving the Polar Express story through the center of Chicago. Purchase your tickets now!

3. Winter WonderFest by Navy Pier

The fifth annual Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier begins November 30th and runs until January 6th. WonderFest features plenty for the whole family, including rides, indoor skating, and plenty of holiday spirit.

Come enjoy over 170,000 square feet of indoor fun. Purchase your tickets today!

4. Skating Ribbon at Daley Park

Opening Friday, November 16th, the Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park is a showstopper for the whole family. Located in the heart of the city, you’ll enjoy skating around the ice ribbon rink with the beautiful downtown backdrop enveloping you.

Admission is free and rentals are available. Learn more now!

Don’t miss these four unique ways to spend your holidays in Chicago this year. And remember to purchase your tickets for the Holiday Lights Tour.