Chicago Winter Events 2011



Checkout all the great events Chicago Winter Events going on November 2011 – January 2012. Most events are run by the City of Chicago. Check each event’s page for more information.

Chicago’s Kirstkindlmarkt 2011
November 23-December 24, 2011;
A 16 year Chicago Tradition. Food, music and more at Daley Plaza.

Chicago Christmas Tree Lighting 2011
Wednesday, November 23rd, 2011 at 5pm
Take part in Chicago’s 98th annual Christmas Tree Lighting.

Millenium Park Ice Skating
November 11, 2010 – March 18, 2011
You can’t beat skating in the middle of Millenium Park.

CTA Holiday Train 2011
November 25, 2011 – December 22, 2011.
See page for specific routes and dates.

Lincoln Park Zoo Lights 2011
Nov. 25–27 & Dec. 2–4, 9–11
Open Nightly Dec. 16–Jan. 1 (Closed Dec. 24 & 25)
A great evening activity for kids of all ages.

Chicago Ice Rinks
November 26th, 2011 thru February 26th, 2012
Free ice skating at 9 locations across Chicago. (Skate rental fee)

Navy Pier Winter Wonderland
December 2, 2011 – January 8, 2012
Family fun and rides at Navy Pier.

TBOX Chicago 2011
December 10, 2011
For some adult drinking fun.

Wrigley Field Ice Skating
NOT YET UPDATED FOR 2011/2012
A new Chicago tradition, skating next to Wrigley Field.

Chicago Holiday Sports Fest
NOT YET UPDATED FOR 2011
Try out new sports and make new friends.

Chicago Snow Days 2012
January 27-29, 2012
Checkout the snow sculpting competition and snowboarding demonstrations.
The Snow Days Festival has been moved to Navy Pier

Free Ice Skating Lessons
NOT YET UPDATED
Free skating lessons at Millennium Park. Skate rental fee applies.

Winter Dance 2011
NOT YET UPDATED
Free Dance Lessons inside Pritzker Pavilion at Millennium Park

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