Top Things To Do In Chicago During Holiday Season

April 29, 2020 3:38 pm35 commentsViews: 31

Just like any other place in the United States, when it is summertime it is not recommended to visit. But the real fun begins when the temperatures fall low. The same goes for Chicago. The place is highly popular among travellers around the world mainly because of Hollywood movies that have been shot there. But believe me, Chicago is way more than that, here are a few things that you must do when you visit Chicago during December.

Attending Chicago holiday events

Around December, it is a holiday time because of Christmas and other festivals, so, in Chicago, there are a lot of events that the organizers organize for the travelers and the natives. The most famous are zoo lights, illumination, Christmas around the World, and others.

Grab your winter jackets and pick up your coffee cup to experience the magic of these holiday events that take place during December.

Visiting a game of Chicago Blackhawks

Just like the rest of the United States, Chicago natives are highly passionate about their team Blackhawks and the environment that is created during a game of the NHL in Chicago is breath-taking. If you are a fan of the team, you should see this thing as a dream come true and even if you’re not a fan of the game or of the team this is still highly recommended.

Shopping for the holidays

You can definitely visit the magnificent mile on the Michigan Avenue, where top stores and brands line up during the vacations and it is the best place for holiday shopping in Chicago, you must definitely give it a try.

Visiting The millennium park for ice skating

If you are a fan of Hollywood, you must have seen a number of movies that feature ice skating, most of them are shot at the millennium park. You can pay a nominal fee of 13 to 15 dollars for the ice skates and enjoy the experience of your lifetime.

Riding The polar express

Just like many people, if you are visiting Chicago along with your family with kids, you should have to consider a ride on the polar express. It is a train that contains all the necessities required for Christmas parties like Christmas cookies, delicate hot chocolate, and other festive entertainment which is really a great experience for the entire family you are highly recommended to wear your pajamas on the train ride.

Attending the last speakeasy

It is a celebration of the anniversary of the repeal of the prohibition, the last speakeasy is organized by the Chicago history museum in December every year. It is an all adults event where guests enjoy various types of games and dancing throughout the night. You can also come here in 1920s costume because there is an award for the best costume as well

Visiting the landmarks

Out of all the things we can do in Chicago during December, it is also the best time to visit the landmarks that are the most famous in Chicago.

  • the Wrigley building
  • union station
  • The Chicago river
  • magnificent mile
  • Buckingham fountain
  • Navy Pier
  • Willis tower
  • Cloud gate in millennium park.
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