2017 Holiday Season in Chicago
Chicago is one of the greatest cities in the world. Add in the holiday season, and the city is truly magical. As temperatures drop and the holiday season approaches, Chicago lights up with holiday cheer and anticipation. Read on for Gold Coast Chiropractic’s favorite events during the holiday season in Chicago.
2017 Holiday Season in Chicago
ZooLights. Head on down to the Lincoln Park Zoo to see the incredible ZooLights display. Each night the first 1,000 people through the gates get special glasses to view the lights through. Onlookers can also enjoy nightly ice carving demonstrations and hot beverages. Guests can enjoy pictures with Santa, 3D displays, spiced wine and cold lager, holiday themed snacks, holiday shopping, park rides, musical light shows, themed displays, free crafts for kids, and so much more. For more information, click here.
Christkindlmarket. Christkindlmarket is an open-air market that Chicagoans love. It is inspired by a market in Nuremberg, Germany that was founded in 1545. This market features incredible German inspired items such as nutcrackers, cuckoo clocks, beer steins, hand-blown ornaments, wooden hand made crafts, and more. The food at this event is also amazing! Eat authentic German food such as sausages, sauerkraut, potato pancakes, waffles, beer, spiced wine, desserts and more. Click here for more information!
The Nutcracker. In 2016, the Joffrey Ballet debuted a brand new version of The Nutcracker, choreographed by Christopher Wheeldon. In this rendition, the famous ballet is set against the backdrop of the 1893 World’s Fair in Chicago. Get show times, ticket information, and more here.
Caroling at Cloud Gate. Take part in a time-honored Chicago tradition with caroling at Cloud Gate! Gather round and get ready to sing some classical holiday songs at these amazing events that are a combination of a concert and a sing-a-long. Local choral groups lead hundreds of onlookers in the best songs of the holiday season. Check out the event schedule here!
A Christmas Carol. Head on down to the Goodman Theatre and take in the holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. This year marks the 40th anniversary of this beloved classic, and is sure to tug on your heart strings. With great acting, amazing stage craft, and a holiday theme we all need to remember year after year, this show is not to be missed! For show times and ticket information, click here.
Morton Arboretum Holiday Lights. This holiday season take time to check out the great light display at Morton Arboretum. This family friendly venue has 50 acres covered in LED lights, creating a beautiful winter wonderland. There’s a one-mile colorful illuminated path that also features video and sound and interactive elements. This year the event also has the dancing lights of the new Symphony Woods with music from The Nutcracker Suite. There’s also the Meadow Lake Magic where lights create the illusion of skipping stones. For more event details click here.
Music Box Christmas Show. The Music Box Theatre is feating some classic Christmas films this holiday season. With double features including White Christmas and It’s a Wonderful Life, you can see one film, or stay for the double feature and sing Christmas carols along with fellow film-goers during intermission. Santa even checks out the show to welcome the audience! For event details click here.
The Great Tree at Macy’s Walnut Room. While the wait to get a table right next to this beautiful tree could take a while, it sure is a sight to behold. Dine in at the seventh-floor restaurant inside of Macy’s and bask in the glow of the 45 foot tree. The Great Tree features 3,000 ornaments and 6,000 LED lights. It can also be seen from the eighth floor of the department store.
Gold Coast Chiropractic Celebrates the Holiday Season
At Gold Coast Chiropractic, Dr. Paul Fisher is committed to the health of his patients. This means both their physical and mental health! Part of living a healthy lifestyle means getting out and about in the community and enjoying all that Chicago has to offer.
If you are looking for a simple way to improve your wellness and boost your energy so you can enjoy all that Chicago has to offer, contact Gold Coast Chiropractic today! 312.988.9655
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