Holiday Events on Chicago's North Shore
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Holiday Events

Get in the holiday spirit with endless festivities on Chicago’s North Shore. Discover tree lightings, light shows, holiday performances, holiday shopping events, breakfasts with Santa, art shows and expos, New Year’s Eve celebrations and more below.
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Kohlights: A Holiday Lightacular

Kohl Children’s Museum in Glenview presents the first interactive holiday light walk where kids can control the lights. ...Learn More

So much to see and do on Chicago’s North Shore

Museums, unique art galleries, historical centers, architectural marvels, botanical gardens and so much more. ...Learn More

 

 

10
Dec

Reindeer Happy Hour

December 10, 2021
Santa’s Reindeer are back at Chalet. Come celebrate the holiday season and visi... MORE
9
Dec

Evanston History Center Holiday LIghts and Architecture WalkingTours

December 9, 2021 - December 10, 2021
Celebrate the season with Evanston History Center’s Holiday Lights and Architec... MORE
12
Dec

Annual Brunch with Santa

December 12, 2021
Come celebrate at the Annual Brunch with Santa!  Enjoy a delicious kids and an a... MORE
15
Dec

Grand Market Pop Up Shops

December 15, 2021
Come and join in on December 15, 2021 for the second annual GRAND MARKETPOP UP SHOPS!... MORE
16
Dec

Music of the Baroque: Holiday Brass and Choral Concerts

December 16, 2021
The most enduring tradition in Music of the Baroque’s history. Celebrate the se... MORE
17
Dec

Music of the Baroque: Holiday Brass and Choral Concerts

December 17, 2021
The most enduring tradition in Music of the Baroque’s history. Celebrate the se... MORE
18
Dec

Music of the Baroque: Holiday Brass and Choral Concerts

December 18, 2021
The most enduring tradition in Music of the Baroque’s history. Celebrate the se... MORE
18
Dec

Visit with Santa

December 18, 2021
Take your picture with Santa and enjoy holiday treats and activities around the heart... MORE
4
Dec

Breakfast With Santa

December 4, 2021 - December 18, 2021
Decorate your own holiday cookies, breakfast buffet, pictures with Santa and much mor... MORE
19
Dec

Skate and Create Gingerbread House Event

December 19, 2021
Come out for family fun with free ice skating, gingerbread house making, and hot coco... MORE
19
Dec

Music of the Baroque: Holiday Brass and Choral Concerts

December 19, 2021
The most enduring tradition in Music of the Baroque’s history. Celebrate the se... MORE
12
Dec

Coarse Italian Breakfast With Santa

December 12, 2021 - December 19, 2021
Ho Ho Ho! The holidays are here! This Christmas season bring the whole family to meet... MORE
20
Nov

19th Annual Winter Arts and Craft Expo

November 20, 2021 - December 20, 2021
The Winter Arts & Crafts Expo includes original, handmade works of jewelry, ceram... MORE
26
Nov

Santa's Trolley at Westfield Old Orchard

November 26, 2021 - December 24, 2021
Santa is getting ready to deliver gifts around the world in his Magic Trolley, and he... MORE
22
Nov

Game of Gnomes Scavenger Hunt

November 22, 2021 - December 24, 2021
Set out on a holiday adventure in Downtown Wilmette and Plaza del Lago!  Search ... MORE
26
Nov

Oil Lamp Theater Presents It's A Wonderful Life - A Radio Show

November 26, 2021 - December 30, 2021
Oil Lamp Theater reopens its doors with their annual production of It’s a Wonde... MORE
31
Dec

Downtown Evanston Noon Year's Eve Celebration

December 31, 2021
Bring your kids, grandkids, nieces and nephews to Fountain Square for a festive Noon ... MORE
31
Dec

NYE Burlesque Extravaganza

December 31, 2021
Your presence is requested for a one-night-only extravaganza of burlesque, drinks, da... MORE
31
Dec

Happy Brew Year

December 31, 2021
Join us for our FIRST New Year's Eve celebration in Skokie! We know y’all a... MORE
31
Dec

New Year's Mini Bash

December 31, 2021
Come celebrate with your little ones to experience the count down to noon! Enjoy DJ e... MORE
31
Dec

Happy Noon Year

December 31, 2021
Celebrate the NEW year at NOON! Bring the kids and join in the festivities including ... MORE
26
Nov

Kohlights: A Mesmertastic Holiday Lightacular!

November 26, 2021 - December 31, 2021
Kids take charge in the area’s newest holiday light display. It’s more th... MORE
23
Dec

Music Theater Works presents Billy Ellliot the Musical

December 23, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Boasting a Tony Award and an Olivier Award for Best Musical, Billy Elliot&n... MORE
26
Nov

Mr. Dickens' Hat

November 26, 2021 - January 2, 2022
In a cozy Victorian shop sits the prized hat of Charles Dickens. When a pair of bumbl... MORE
20
Nov

Willow Hills Winter Magic

November 20, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Willow Hill Golf Course is proud to present its first annual Willow Hill’s Wint... MORE
12
Nov

Chicago Botanic Garden Lightscape

November 12, 2021 - January 2, 2022
Join us at the holiday event that sold out in its debut season. Enter a captivating w... MORE
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