Get out on the town this holiday season and enjoy everything from Tree Lighting Ceremonies and Parades to Visits With Santa and Free Carriage Rides to Live Theater like A Christmas Carol or the Nutcracker Ballet. The possibilities are endless along the Northwest Line alone, so head on out and start a new Holiday Tradition of your own.
For a great day of Family Entertainment, then an Evening of German Beer, Music, Food and Fun head to Mt. Prospect for their Fall Fest and then stick around and get ready to kick it up a notch at Oktoberfest. All of the festivities will be under a heated tent so you don’t have to worry about the weather. Admission is Free.
If you are looking for music, food and fun here is your ticket. Hop on board for some of this summers best festivals, all right off Metra’s Northwest Line. Starting on June 27th with Des Plaines-Summer Fling to August 15th with Edison Park Fest there is a festival to attend almost every weekend.
This years fireworks along the Northwest Line start on July 2nd with the last town, Fox River Grove on the 12th. So get out and enjoy the show. Many of the towns have celebrations, festivals and parades as well.
If you are looking for a special way to celebrate Easter and perhaps start a new tradition, here are some great suggestions. From Easter Egg Hunts and Visits with the Bunny to Breakfast or Lunch with the Bunny, there is something for everyone.
See Frozen the movies then have some frozen adventures of your own. Some fun, and some delicious activities for the whole family to enjoy. Don’t miss Julie Ann’s special sundae inspired by the movie.
Experience Christmas Traditions from around the world, never having to leave Chicago. Just catch a Metra train into the city for Holiday Bazaars, Teas, Dinners, a Glögg Competition or Breakfast with Tomten, (mmm have Swedish pancakes with Santa)
Here is your chance to experience an old fashioned Christmas. Stroll on cobblestone streets amidst quaint shops and restaurants. Aglow with thousands of lights, decked out windows, carolers and carriage rides. Come for the day or spend the weekend in one of Woodstock’s bed & breakfasts.
Crystal Lake’s quaint downtown area comes to life over the Holiday’s. Don’t miss the Festival of Lights Parade for an evening of holiday magic. Enjoy a holiday show at Raue Center for the Arts or have Breakfast with Santa. While you are there you can knock out your holiday shopping with a great aray of shops, like Marvin’s Toy Store or Wear Did U Get That
If you would like to start some holiday traditions this year, Barrington’s Holiday Events, may be one of the best places to start. Along with their usual traditions this year they have added the ChristKindlfest, with a market, entertainment, food & drink it promises to be a new favorite.