10 Festive and Fun Christmas Things to do in Chicago 2017

Christmas things to do in Chicago 2017
  • Meet at your favorite or local Starbucks for a fun coffee date and enjoy a peppermint mocha to kick off the holidays.

  • Plan an ornament exchange party! Get dressed up and host a brunch or dinner at your favorite place in the city

  • Go see Love Actually with your girlfriends at ArcLight Cinemas on December 4th https://goo.gl/Zksvu7

  • Grab a truffle mocha hot chocolate from the new Fairgrounds Coffee bar at the Chicago Athletic Association hotel and go watch the tree lighting ceremony at Millenium Park on November 17th at 6 pm

  • Throw a Bears party for the Bear\'s game on either Thanksgiving Day or Christmas Eve. Before or after the game, plan a friendly game of two-hand touch or flag football game

  • See the Thorne Miniature Rooms at the Art Institute This room displays 68 miniature rooms that replicated different time periods. Many are decked out in holiday decor! https://goo.gl/DLHpmj

  • It’s not the Macy’s Thanksgiving Parade but Chicago does have their own really fun Thanksgiving Parade. The parade starts at 8 am on Thanksgiving. https://goo.gl/SXLPJv

  • Grab your girls and shop local on Small Business Saturday, November 25th.

  • Sign up to see the holiday lights around town on the Big Bus Chicago https://goo.gl/RGfiLQ

  • The Fairmont Chicago is hosting their 2nd annual Cookies and Cheer Exchange on November 30th and December 1st. https://goo.gl/igE8VX

  • Head to the Girl\'s Guide Chicago blog for more info about these events http://girlsguidechicago.com/christmas-things-to-do-in-chicago-2017/

  • If you love these holiday events, you can get more with my eBook Christmas in Chicago full of the best things to do throughout the city ($1 from each eBook goes to charity!) https://goo.gl/eEJrVb

This checklist was created by ggc

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