Last Days to Enjoy the Holiday Spirit

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

Compiled by Ashmar Mandou

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local NewsSadly, the holiday season is drawing to a close, but there is still a chance for you to capture the spirit of sparkly lights and festive markets. Here’s your list of things to do this weekend before they say goodbye this season.

Jack Frost Winter Walk
Goose Island, 1265 W. LeMoyne Street
Through January 2nd
Join in on the fun for the most festive interactive pop-up experience to hit Chicago, with ice skating, bumper cars, Christmas trees, and more. For more information, visit

Light Up the Lake
Navy Pier, Grand Hall, 600 E. Grand Avenue
Through January 2nd
Brighten the winter season with Chicagoland’s biggest indoor, temperature-controlled light garden, featuring large-scale light-sculpture displays with more than 600,000 lights; Alpine ice rink with free skate rental; Bavarian Biergarten; Enchanted Choo-Choo train rides; Santa’s Merry Main Street and holiday gift market—and, of course, a visit with Santa. For more information, visit

Zoolights at Lincoln Park Zoo
Lincoln Park Zoo, Cannon Drive at Fullerton Parkway
Through January 2nd
ZooLights Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting new light show on our South Lawn. For more information, visit

Ice Skating Ribbon at Maggie Daley Park
Maggie Daley Park, 337 E. Randolph Street
Through March 13
Maggie Daley Ice Ribbon skating season runs November 19th, 2021 – March 13th, 2022 (weather permitting). Reservations are required to skate whether you bring your own skates or rent them. To make reservations and learn more, visit

Art on theMART: The Nutcracker
Merchandise Mart, 222 W. Merchandise
Through December 30th
The winter program will be showing nightly at 7:30 and 8p.m., through December 30th featuring Joffrey Ballet’s “The Nutcracker.” The return of Joffrey Ballet’s Nutcracker projection will mark the holiday season, featuring images from its acclaimed production of the Christmas classic set to music from Tchaikovsky’s beloved score. For more information, visit

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

Lawndale News Chicago's Bilingual Newspaper - Local News

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