Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light

Chicago, Ill.


Museum of Science and Industry
Chicago, Ill. 60637
(773) 684-1414
Date: November 17, 2016 - January 8, 2017
Time: 9:30 a.m. - 4 p.m. daily; extended hours on select days.
Cost: Free with admission

This Chicago tradition began in 1942. The museum's 45-foot Grand Tree takes center stage in the Rotunda, surrounded by more than 50 smaller trees decorated by volunteers from Chicago's ethnic communities to represent their various cultures and holiday traditions. Stroll through the trees, enjoy falling "snow" and savor  performances on the stage. School choral groups perform during the week, and ethnic song and dance performances take place on the weekends. This year’s colorful theme will be inspired by one of world’s most iconic toys—LEGO, the focus of the Museum’s temporary exhibit, Brick by Brick.




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