Dr. Seuss’ beloved character might not be the most popular man of the season (Santa’s pretty much got that title on lock), but he’s definitely the greenest. And even if he’s mean and foul, you’ll love to spend time with the Grinch himself with these holiday events in Chicagoland.
When: Nov. 30
Where: Discovery Center Museum, 711 N. Main St., Rockford
Dive into the holiday spirit with art and science activities during two days of festivities featuring green fizz, Grinch gunk, and tons of decorative tape. Squirt and swirl colors, design a Whoville hat, make a marble-ous game and more.
When: Dec. 7
Where: Kroll’s South Loop, 1736 S. Michigan Ave., Chicago
Eat breakfast with The Grinch, write a letter to Santa, enjoy Grinch coloring sheets and more.
When: Dec. 7 & 14
Where: Cantigny Park 1S151 Winfield Road, Wheaton
Enjoy a special holiday brunch with the Grinch. Feast on a Grinch-themed buffet along with a viewing of “How the Grinch Stole Christmas.” The Grinch will make an appearance.
When: Dec. 8, 15, 22
Where: Blackberry Farm, 100 S. Barnes Road, Aurora
Visit with the Grinch and enjoy cookies and hot cocoa. There will be story time and photo opportunities.
When: Dec. 14
Where: Cheney Mansion, 220 N. Euclid Ave., Oak Park
The Grinch and Max are bringing Whoville to Cheney Mansion! Put on your Grinchy green and add a Whoville hairdo and join them for a festive holiday lunch. The Grinch and Max will be on hand to visit and play games.
When: Dec. 14
Where: Schaumburg Park District, 505 N. Springinsguth Road, Schaumburg
Enjoy a ‘green-inspired’ brunch, games, crafts and a visit from the Grinch himself.
When: Dec. 15
Where: Barrel House Social, 100 W. Burlington, La Grange
Kids can enjoy a brunch/lunch buffet, opportunity to meet and take photos with Mr. Grinch and cookies to decorate at our cookie decorating station
When: Dec. 19-23
Where: Chuck’s Southern Comforts Cafe, 6501 W. 79th St., Burbank
Mr. Grinch walks around for pics with the kiddies and the big kiddies at heart! Come dressed up—it’s encouraged!
When: Dec. 21
Where: Glen Art Theatre, 540 Crescent Boulevard, Glen Ellyn
Glen Art Theatre offers free admission to the 2018 animated film.
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