Learn more about the Metis people of the 18th century at this
fun-filled active program. Perform role-playing games, activities,
and crafts to learn more about the lives of this fascinating Native
American and fur trader mixed culture.
Families can visit the Family Pavilion Stage for a professional
photo with Santa and Mrs. Claus.
Design and build a sculpture that moves in the wind, learning
about balance, friction and air to put art in motion.
Vivaldi Strings perform holiday songs and museum staff share
pieces from the museum's collection with a holiday theme.
A Raue Center holiday tradition, Northwest Indiana Symphony
Orchestra returns once again with their holiday concer.!
DJ, games and activities at Birchwood Recreation Center.
Kick-off the holiday shopping season and shop local.
The streets of Downtown Highland Park are transformed into a winter
wonderland, with 'real' snow, live reindeer, horse drawn sleigh
rides, holiday dancers, singers and performers, s'more making in
the great outdoors, food and drink, and more.
Join Santa for dinner, entertainment, a craft
project and more.
One of the Chicago area's largest and most spectacular
holiday light displays, encompassing a 1.8-mile drive-through
course. Features larger-than-life holiday characters,
children-oriented figures, and mythical creatures, plus
architectural lighting. A special visit from Santa
takes place on Dec. 7-9, 15-16 and 21-23.
Enjoy music, hot chocolate, a bonfire and visits from winter
characters while waiting for the arrival of Santa. Downtown
Homewood businesses offer specials all night with musical trolley
rides around town and Independence Park transforms into a winter