108th Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Fri Nov 19, 2021
6:00pm to 7:00pm CT
All ages
Free

Chicagoans of all ages can enjoy the annual lighting of the Chicago Christmas Tree in Millennium Park in this event that has been expanded with screens to allow for social distancing. Masks are encourage, and free Chicago flag masks will be handed out on site. The event will also include fireworks and many musical and theatrical performances.

Visit Millennium Park to see the City of Chicago Christmas Tree shining in person through January 7. 

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