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Your Holidays in Chicago

Experience the heartbeat of the holidays in the vibrant city of Chicago. Spend this season surrounded by world-class shopping and dining, museums, performing arts, and exciting holiday events and attractions. From shopping along the Magnificent Mile to ice skating in Millennium Park, your Christmas in Chicago will be an unforgettable holiday experience. Relax peacefully during your Chicago getaway at our Silversmith Chicago Hotel.

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November 2016

  • The House Theatre's "The Nutcracker" | Nov 6 - Dec 20
  • Broadway's Playhouse's "A Charlie Brown Christmas" | Nov 11, 2016 - Jan 8, 2017
  • Goodman Theatre's "A Christmas Carol" | Nov 19 - Dec 31
  • Chicago Theatre's "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer: The Musical | Nov 17 - Nov 20
  • Randolph Street Market Festival | Nov 19-20
  • Magnificent Mile Lights Festival | Nov 19
  • Christmas Around the World & Holidays of Light | Nov 17, 2016 - Jan 1, 2017
  • Christmas Tree Lighting | Nov 22
  • Turkey Day Run Chicago | Nov 24
  • McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade | Nov 24
  • ZooLights | Nov 2016 - Jan 2017
 
 

December 2016

  • PNC Bank's Winter Wonderfest | TBA
  • Santa Hustle 5K | Dec 3
  • Christmas Crawl | Dec 10
  • Ugly Sweater Run | Dec 10
  • Jingle Bell Run/Walk | Dec 17
  • Navy Pier's New Year's Eve Fireworks | Dec 31
  • Black Ensemble Theater's New Year's Eve Celebration | Dec 31
 
 

January 2017

  • New Year's Day 5K Run/Walk | Jan 1, 2017

Chicago Things to See and Do

  • Chicago Christmas Tree

    Kick off your tour of lights of Chicago at the Chicago Christmas tree located in Daley Plaza. The tree is filled with thousands of sparkling lights and handmade ornaments.
  • Christmas Around the World at the Museum of Science & Industry

    Take the family to enjoy the Museum of Science and Industry's 74th annual Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light. November 19, 2015 - January 3, 2016.
  • Ice Skating in Millennium Park

    Lace up your ice skates, button up your coat and grab your partner for some laps around the ice skating rink at Millennium Park. Opens November 14.

Dining

  • Adamus

    Get into the spirit of the season at Adamus. Unwind in our energetic lounge with specialty cocktails and spirited libations handcrafted by experienced and entertaining mixologists.

Shopping

  • The Magnificent Mile

    Chicago's Magnificent Mile is a great holiday shopping experience with an abundance and variety of boutiques and stores to spark every interest.
  • Christkindl Market Chicago

    Check off your shopping list at Chicago's only traditional German American holiday market, celebrating 20 years at the Daley Plaza, open November 20 - December 24.
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