Tree Lightings and Santa Sightings in 2017

Nov. 17, 6pm
Chicago’s Holiday Tree Lighting
Chicago:, Millennium Park

Nov. 17, 5-9pm
Winter Lights Holiday Walk & Tree Lighting Ceremony
Aurora:, 20 E. Downer Pl. Fireworks after parade

Nov. 17 & 18, 7pm Fri. lighting, 10:30am Sat. parade
Tree Lighting & Holiday Parade
Wilmette:, 1150 Wilmette Ave.

Nov. 19, 4:30pm – 6:30pm
Lights Around Wheeling
Wheeling: 847-499-9082
Friendship Park, 350 E. Dundee Road

Nov. 18, 5:30-8pm
Jelly Belly Christmas Tree Lighting
Pleasant Prairie, WI: 866-868-7522,

Nov. 18, 4:30pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Palatine:, Towne Square.

Nov. 23, 8-11am
McDonald’s® Thanksgiving Parade
Chicago:, State St.

Nov. 24, 6:30-9pm
Christmas Parade & Christmas Tree Lighting
Antioch:, downtown to Village Hall.

Nov. 24, 4-9pm
Tree Lighting
Arlington Heights:, Eastman St. & Arlington Heights Rd.

Nov. 24, 7pm
Festival of Lights Parade
Crystal Lake:, Main St.

Nov. 24, 4:30pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony and Parade
Downers Grove:, Main St. Train Station.

Nov. 24, 5:30pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Elk Grove Village:, Town Center Village Green.

Nov. 24, 5pm
Light the Lights
Glencoe:, Village Hall.

Nov. 24, 5-8pm
Annual Tree Lighting Festival
Grayslake:, Center Avenue & Whitney St.

Nov. 24, 6:30-7:30pm
Holiday on the Square
Libertyville:, Cook Memorial Park.

Nov. 24, Fri. 5-9pm
Lighting of the Square
Woodstock:, Village Square.

Nov. 24 & 25, Sat. parade 5:30pm
Holiday Home Coming & Electric Christmas Parade
St. Charles:, Lincoln Park.

Nov. 24, 6-8:30pm
Tree Lighting
Schaumburg:, Prairie Center for the Arts.

Nov. 25, 5-7:30pm
Tree Lighting & Holiday Parade
Fox Lake:, Parade down Grand Ave. Ceremony at Millennium Park

Nov. 25, 5-9pm
Holiday Walk & Tree Lighting
Glen Ellyn:, Main St.

Nov. 25, 5pm
Tree Lighting & Christmas Parade
Lake Villa:, Palombi School.

Nov. 25, 4:30-5:30pm
Tree & Menorah Lighting
Vernon Hills:, Vernon Hills Golf Course.

Nov. 26, 4-7pm
Santa at Celebration of Lights Festival
Batavia:, Batavia Riverwalk.

Nov. 27, 6pm parade, 7pm lighting
Winter Wonderland Light Parade and Tree Lighting
Glendale Heights:
Camera Park & Glendale Heights Civic Center Complex, 300 Civic Center Plaza: Mayor and Santa illuminate the complex. Free. Refreshments afterward at the Center for Senior Citizens.

Nov. 30, 6:30-7:30pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Frankfort:, Breidert Green.

Dec. 1, 5pm – 9pm
Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony
Addison: 630-543-7549
Addison Village Hall and Green and Addison Historical District, 1 Friendship Plaza.

Dec. 1, 5-7pm
Tree Lighting
Bartlett:, Bartlett Park at Oak & North.

Dec. 1, 6pm
Holiday Tree Lighting
Carol Stream:, Carol Stream Town Center

Dec. 1, 4-6pm
Tree Lighting
Des Plaines:, 647 Metropolitan Way.

Dec. 1, 5-8pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Evanston:, Fountain Square.

Dec. 1, 6-9:30pm

Christmas Walk
Geneva:, South Third St.
8 S. 3rd St: Begins at the courthouse square with the arrival of Santa Lucia lighting the great tree, and Santa Claus arriving.

Dec. 1, 6pm
Tree Lighting
Hanover Park:, Village Hall.

Dec. 1, 6pm
Tree Lighting
Hawthorn Woods:, Village Hall Barn.

Dec. 1, 6:30pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Homer Glen:, Village town center.

Dec. 1, 5-6:30pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
Mundelein:, Kracklauer Park Gazebo

Dec. 1, 6-9pm
Winter Wonderland, Parade of Lights & Tree Lighting
Romeoville:, Edward Hospital Athletic Center.

Dec. 1, 6pm
Tree Lighting and Children’s Christmas Party
Oakbrook Terrace:, Fik Point.

Dec. 1, 6:30pm
Santa & Mrs. Claus at Luminaria
Streamwood:, Ceremonial Park.

Dec. 1, 6-10pm
Tree Lighting Ceremony
West Dundee:, Village Hall.

Dec. 2, 5:30-7pm
Holiday Rock on the Fox
Algonquin:, Riverfront Park.

Dec. 2, 9am-2pm
Good Shepherd’s Cookie Walk & Craft Show
Bartlett:, Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 751 W. Army Trail Rd.

Dec. 2 & 3, 9 & 10, 16 & 17, 26-31, 4-9pm
Holiday Magic at Brookfield Zoo
Brookfield:, 3300 Golf Rd.

Dec. 2, 9:30am-4pm
Christmas in Harvard
Harvard:, downtown.

Dec. 2, 2-5pm
Tree Lighting Festival
Fox River Grove:, 975 Algonquin Rd.

Dec. 2, parade 3:30pm, lighting 4:30pm
Holiday Lights Parade & Christmas on the Square
Huntley:, Ol’ Timers Park.

Dec. 2, 4:30-6pm
Tree Lighting
Lindenhurst:, Community Center Gym.

Dec. 2 & 3
Lights of Lisle & Once Upon a Christmas
Lisle: 630-271-4100  or
Village Hall. Parade at 3pm Sat. Dec. 2; luminaria treelighting at 6pm Dec. 2. Once Upon a Christmas, both days at Station Park.

Dec. 2, 3-8pm
Jinglebell Jubilee and Tree Lighting
Lombard:, Lilacia Park.

Dec. 2, 11am-2:30pm
Holly Days Festival
Morton Grove:, Harrer Park.

Dec. 2, 7pm
Little Friends Parade of Lights
Naperville:, downtown.

Dec. 2, 2:30-5pm
Holly-Day Tree Lighting Ceremony
Wood Dale:, City Hall.

Dec. 2, 3:30-5:30pm
Christmas Tree Lighting Festival
Spring Grove:, Horse Fair Park.

Dec. 2, 10am-1pm
Spirit of Christmas Parade & Santa’s Workshop & Petting Zoo
East & West Dundee:

Dec. 2, 6pm
Tree Lighting
Wauconda:, Wauconda Community Center.

Dec. 2, 4-8pm
Dickens’ Christmas and Tree Lighting
Willowbrook:, Village town center.

Dec. 3, noon-3:30pm
Merry Cary Holiday Parade and Festival
Cary:, Downtown Cary.

Dec. 5, 6:45 Tree Lighting; 7pm Open House
Annual Open House & Tree Lighting Ceremony
Bloomingdale:, Bloomingdale Public Library

Dec. 5, 5-6pm
Tree Lighting
Elgin:, City Hall

Dec. 7, 5:30pm – 8pm
Tree Lighting in Wilder Park
Elmhurst: 630-993-8900 or
Wilder Park, 175 S. Prospect Ave.: Tree lighting and holiday celebration.

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