A great adventure for children is to go with Mom and Dad to an Illinois Christmas tree farm and pick their own tree, plus have a visit with Santa Claus at the same time. Most of the Illinois Christmas tree farms listed here are an easy drive from the Chicago area, although a couple are…

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You’ll find tree lighting ceremonies, Santa parades, holiday festivals and many other delightful seasonal events in most of the cities and towns all over the entire Chicagoland area on this page. While we believe the following information is correct, always confirm events in advance—times and dates can and do change and we are not responsible…

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Malls and department stores always have some of the most publicized and memorable Santa events in the area. More families visit the malls to see Santa than at any other place. We felt it would be unfair to list the area malls in the Top 10 Santa Events in Chicago and Northern Illinois, although many…

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Dates, times & cost for all events listed are subject to change Arlington Heights Santa 5K Rotary RunArlington Heights Rotary ClubEvent location and details can be found on the Rotary Run website.                                                                                         Santa Event and Hours 2019 Saturday, December 7th, 10 am Entry Fees: Check website The Rotary Club of Arlington…

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There are hundreds of free Santa events all over the Chicago area and Northern Illinois. To make it easy to find any free events when you are scanning through the the Santa listings look for the headline: FREE SANTA EVENT . Please note, while events may be free often you’ll have to pay for parking or pictures—if a…

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