Best Holiday and Christmas Lights in Chicago for Families
Chicago turns up the shine during the holidays, with Christmas lights blazing from the lakeshore to the far suburbs. Every neighborhood has homes and buildings that go all out, but there are also holiday lights worth traveling for, from walk-through spectacles at zoos and gardens to massive drive-through displays, and even holiday lights you can appreciate indoors. Bundle up the kids and head out to one of these holiday lights displays before they wink out for the season!
While we are trying to promote safer activities that occur outdoors or with social distancing guidelines in place, please keep your family and others safe by always wearing a mask and maintaining appropriate distance. If you arrive at an event that appears too crowded, try using the “nearby” search feature on our event calendar to find something else to do.
Places featured in this article:
The Morton Arboretum
Chicago Cultural Center
Mary Bartelme Park