Everybody knows Santa wouldn't be able to make his many deliveries without the help of his loyal team of reindeer. However, you don't need to travel all the way to the North Pole to learn about how reindeer really live.
Where: Trump International Hotel Chicago
When: 3-8 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 17
Where: The River Walk at Trump International Hotel Chicago (676 N. St Clair St., Chicago)
Details: This family-friendly event is held annually in conjunction with the Magnificent Mile Festival of Lights. Families can escape the hustle and bustle of Michigan Avenue and meet Santa and his reindeer while enjoying holiday goodies along the River Walk. This event is free to all visitors. Guests can take photos and kids go home with a reindeer-themed takeaway. In conjunction with this event, Trump International Hotel Chicago offers a special package for families interested in spending the weekend at the hotel. Call (312) 588-8000 for details.