Discover unique events that are happening right in your back yard! Below are some of the top five events along the South Shore Line.
Christmas Around the World
The Museum of Science and Industry's beloved annual celebration features a four-story, floor-to-dome Grand Tree, surrounded by a forest of more than 50 trees and displays decorated by volunteers to represent the holiday traditions from cultures around the globe. On the weekends, you can also enjoy live holiday performances. It’s the one-of-a-kind experience that brings a whole world of holiday joy under one roof.
Take the SSL to 57th Street, and take a quick walk to the Museum of Science & Industry!
Mac & Cheese Fest
November 4, 2017
Cold weather food that will warm your heart! Mac & Cheese Fest celebrates the dish by featuring variations spanning continents and cultures. Explore the culinary genius of Chicago chefs as they carefully prepare exquisite versions of your favorite rainy day dish.
Take the SSL to Museum Campus/11th Street, and grab a quick uber ride to the fest!
November 17- December 24, 2017
Christkindlmarket Chicago is no longer just a German tradition. It has become a Chicago institution. The unique shopping experience, typical German food and drinks, as well as diverse holiday entertainment make the Christkindlmarket Chicago a preferred and popular destination. Admission is FREE!
Take the SSL to Millennium Station, and take a quick walk to Christkindlmarket!
Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
November 18, 2017
The BMO Harris Magnificent Mile Lights Festival returns this year for the kick-off celebration of the holiday season!
Take the SSL to Millennium Station and find a spot along the Magnificent Mile to watch the lighting magic unfold! Be sure to stay for the grand fireworks display over the Chicago River!
McDonald's Thanksgiving Parade
November 23, 2017
Thanksgiving morning entertainment for the whole family! Be sure to take part in the tradition and attend the parade this year in Chicago!
Take the SSL to Millennium Station, and a take quick walk to State Street to view the parade!