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., 11/23/2014
Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:00am
The Loop
The Chicago Theatre
$35 - $85

Get Discounted Tickets*

Christkindlmarket Chicago (2014)
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 11:00am
The Loop
Daley Plaza
Free

A Christmas Carol at the Goodman Theatre
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 2:00pm
The Loop
Goodman Theatre
$27 - $46

Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 2:00pm
Magnificent Mile | Streeterville
Broadway Playhouse
$70 - $80

Get Discounted Tickets*

It's a Wonderful Life
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 2:30pm
Lincoln Park
Greenhouse Theater Center
$19 - $49

Get Discounted Tickets*

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 3:00pm
The Loop
The Chicago Theatre
$35 - $85

Get Discounted Tickets*

It's A Wonderful SantaLand Miracle Nut-Cracking Christmas Story ... Jews Welcome
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 3:00pm
Lakeview
Stage 773
$25

Get Discounted Tickets*

Great Expectations
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 4:00pm
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
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 6:30pm
The Loop
Goodman Theatre
$27 - $46

Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:00pm
The Loop
The Chicago Theatre
$35 - $85

Get Discounted Tickets*

The Nutcracker
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:30pm
Bucktown | Wicker Park
Chopin Theatre
$25 - 45

Get Discounted Tickets*

Dee Snider's Rock & Roll Christmas Tale
Sun, 11/23/2014 - 7:30pm
Magnificent Mile | Streeterville
Broadway Playhouse
$70 - $80

Get Discounted Tickets*

Christkindlmarket Chicago (2014)
Mon, 11/24/2014 - 11:00am
The Loop
Daley Plaza
Free

Christkindlmarket Chicago (2014)
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 11:00am
The Loop
Daley Plaza
Free

Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony 2014
Tue, 11/25/2014 - 4:30pm
The Loop
Daley Plaza
Free

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