Chicago Events: Christmas

Christmas is such a special time to spend with family and friends. There are so many things to do to celebrate Christmas in Chicago. Whether you want to see a holiday play, marvel at the holiday lights, or drink and eat some Christmas cheer Chicago has you covered.

If you don't feel like spending Christmas Eve and Christmas Day in the kitchen either cooking or cleaning, there are many restaurants open for Christmas dinner in Chicago. Many of them recommend reservations and some require them. Be sure to call ahead to check the details as they may change. To find Christmas dinner change the date to December 24 or 25.

Happy Holidays!

E.g., 11/27/2014
Christkindlmarket Chicago (2014)
Thu, 11/27/2014 - 11:00am
The Loop
Daley Plaza
Free

The Nutcracker
Thu, 11/27/2014 - 7:30pm
Bucktown | Wicker Park
Chopin Theatre
$25 - 45

Get Discounted Tickets*

It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!
Thu, 11/27/2014 - 7:30pm
Lincoln Park
Greenhouse Theater Center
$19 - $49

Get Discounted Tickets*

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 11:00am
The Loop
The Chicago Theatre
$35 - $85

Get Discounted Tickets*

Christkindlmarket Chicago (2014)
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 11:00am
The Loop
Daley Plaza
Free

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 3:00pm
The Loop
The Chicago Theatre
$35 - $85

Get Discounted Tickets*

Caroling at Cloud Gate
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 6:00pm
Grant Park | Museum Campus
Millennium Park
Free

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:00pm
The Loop
The Chicago Theatre
$35 - $85

Get Discounted Tickets*

The Nutcracker
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:30pm
Bucktown | Wicker Park
Chopin Theatre
$25 - 45

Get Discounted Tickets*

It's a Wonderful Life: Live in Chicago!
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:30pm
Lincoln Park
Greenhouse Theater Center
$19 - $49

Get Discounted Tickets*

Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:30pm
Magnificent Mile | Streeterville
Broadway Playhouse
$70 - $80

Get Discounted Tickets*

A Q Brothers' Christmas Carol
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 7:30pm
Magnificent Mile | Streeterville
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
$30, $20 for anyone under 35

Get Discounted Tickets*

Great Expectations
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:00pm
Lakeview
Strawdog Theatre Company
Single Tickets $28; Preview performances $15; Board Preview Event $50 (includes post-performance reception)

A Christmas Carol at the Goodman Theatre
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:00pm
The Loop
Goodman Theatre
$27 - $46

The Christmas Schooner
Fri, 11/28/2014 - 8:00pm
Lakeview
The Mercury Theater
$29 - $59

Get Discounted Tickets*

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