The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights
When: Nov. 17
Times: Events and performers all day.
Lighting Procession at 5:30 p.m.
Where: North Michigan Avenue, from Oak Street to
Wacker Drive, Chicago
More info: themagnificentmile.com/events/lights-festival
When it comes to lighting up the holiday season, no one does it
better than the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival. Between the one
million twinkling lights, the nighttime parade and fireworks, and
all-day concerts and activities, it's the perfect spot for
It also can be crowded and overwhelming, so a little
pre-planning is in order. Joel Morales, marketing chair for the
fest, offers a few insider tips for families heading out to the
Liz DeCarlo is the senior editor at Chicago Parent.
See more of Liz's stories here.
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