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107th Annual Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony

Thu Nov 19, 2020
6:30pm to 7:00pm
All ages
Free

Chicagoans of all ages can enjoy the annual lighting of the Chicago Christmas Tree in Millennium Park via YouTube to promote social distancing.

Watch the tree lighting at YouTube.com/ChicagoDCASE.

While the tree lighting is virtual, you can visit Millennium Park to see the City of Chicago Christmas Tree shining in person through January 7. Just remember you must be in groups of 10 people or less who practice physical distancing and wear face coverings.


Millennium Park
201 E. Randolph St.
Chicago, IL 60601
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