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The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival returns on Saturday, November 20, 2021!

Join The Wrigley Building for a holiday tree lighting ceremony at 4 p.m. in The Wrigley Building Centennial Plaza on Friday, November 19, to kick-off the festive weekend.

Free, family fun culminates in the grand Tree-Lighting Parade down North Michigan Avenue on Saturday, November 20 with Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World® Resorts in Florida.

The event-filled day begins at 11:00 a.m. starting at Lights Festival Lane (401 North Michigan Avenue) with a festive thoroughfare of booths and family activities, including photos with Santa Claus. 

The parade of fabulous floats, giant helium balloons, exciting marching bands, celebrities, musical performances, Santa Claus, and more begin at 5:30 p.m., helping us illuminate the more than 200 trees along The Magnificent Mile. 

Event Details

Nov 19 to Nov 20, 2021

  • Address:
    Michigan Avenue
    Chicago IL 60611
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