Event Calendar

Events in the next 3 days

  1. Holiday Fantasy in Lights

    Madison, WI Nov 13 - Jan 2

    The free display in Olin Park is open from dusk to dawn.

  2. Holiday Lights Festival

    Milwaukee, WI Nov 18 - Jan 1

    The season-long lights festival includes more than 500,000 lights throughout downtown's parks and streets.


  3. Christkindlmarket

    Chicago, IL Nov 19 - Dec 24

    This is the most authentic Old World Christmas market, with many German vendors who bring over toys, ornaments and sweets. There's a Children's Lantern Parade, appearances by the Christkind and entertainment most days. In Daley Plaza in the Loop.

  4. Christkindlmarket Wrigleyville

    Chicago, IL Nov 19 - Dec 24

    This North Side satellite of the Daley Plaza Christkindlmarket features ice-skating, wreath-making, music and Santa's Workshop as well as holiday vendors.



  5. Bentleyville Tour of Lights

    Duluth, MN Nov 20 - Dec 27

    Tour the retro-cool lighted decorations in Bayfront Festival Park, including a tree that dances to music, Dinosaurland and Penguin Park, and visit with Santa and Mrs. Claus.

    There's free hot chocolate, cookies, popcorn and marshmallows to roast over fire pits. Bring cash or food to donate to food shelves.

  6. Lakeside Park Holiday Lights

    Fond du Lac, WI Nov 25 - Jan 1

    This free light show on Lake Winnebago includes animated scenes and trees that dance to 20 minutes of music played on 87.9 FM (you can listen on your car radio).

  7. ZooLights

    Chicago, IL Dec 3 - Dec 15

    The annual display of 2.5 million lights at the Lincoln Park Zoo is operating at limited capacity again this year and charging $5 per person. Tickets are free on Mondays and Tuesdays. Reserve in advance.