Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue
11:00am – 5:00pm

See below for a full list of Lights Festival Lane activities! 

  • BMO Harris Bank

    Stop by the big BMO Harris Bank tent and be part of the Community Art Project in appreciation and acknowledgement of the city of Chicago. Join BMO Harris Bank at their tent and paint a small tile to be a part of something big. Plus, get a sneak peek of the completed mural as the mural artist will be on site! (11 am - 4 pm)

    The 10x24’ mural, composed of 2,500 individually painted tiles, will be on display in Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Avenue) during the month of December.

    Don't forget to stop by the BMO Harris Bank Board Game Tent in John Hancock Center Plaza for endless prizes and activities all day. Join ESPN Radio talent at the life-sized board game where kids can learn helpful steps about managing their money (11 am - 4 pm)


  • Chevy

    Stop by the Chevrolet display located at upper Illinois Street and Michigan Avenue, Saturday, November 23, to see the Chevy stars that will be featured in the parade. See the all-new Corvette Stingray, the bold redesigned Malibu and the roomy Chevrolet Traverse up close and personal.

    Fuel up for the day by sipping hot chocolate while playing reindeer games that are sure to go down in history. Use a special photo booth to capture the fun with family, Nick and Chevrolet. In the spirit of the holidays, you will also receive a complimentary gift, while supplies last, on your way out.

    Meet Disney star Megan Nicole! Chevrolet hosts a special Meet-and-Greet at 2pm on Saturday, November 23 in the Chevrolet tent in Lights Festival Lane (Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue). Pick up your wristbands anytime starting at 11am by visiting the Chevrolet display at upper Illinois Street and Michigan Avenue. While supplies last.

    All of this brought to you courtesy of Chevrolet.

  • ABC7 Chicago

    Come say hello to Chicago’s most watched morning news team! Hosea Sanders, Judy Hsu, Tracy Butler and Roz Varon will be at the ABC 7  Chicago booth from 11 am – 2 pm handing out free holiday gifts and giving you a chance to tape a special television greeting that will air on ABC7 Eyewitness News.

  • Connie’s Pizza

    Sample Connie's legendary deep dish pizza, which has been a Chicago favorite for over 50 years! Plus pick up coupons for your next visit to Connie's Pizza, now open at 1030 N. State Street!

  • Doubletree Hotel Chicago

    Support Habitat for Humanity while enjoying a signature Doubletree Chocolate Chip Cookie.

  • The Eli’s Cheesecake Company

    It's family fun this year at The Eli's Cheesecake booth when you're invited to decorate a delicious slice of Eli's Cheesecake for the holidays. Bring your camera to take a photo with Eli's "Big Cheese" slice. Bring a non-perishable food donation for the Greater Chicago Food Depository and receive an additional free cheesecake slice. Donate $10 or more and receive a whole Eli's Cheesecake!

  • Garrett Popcorn Shops

    Tins the Season TO SHARE THE LOVE!

    Visit the Garrett Popcorn Shops® booth for a complimentary treat size bag of The Chicago Mix and a warm cup of delicious CaramelCrisp• Apple Cider ($2 per cup of which 100% will be donated to Lurie Children's Hospital Heroes for Life).

    And NEW this season, SHARE THE MEMORIES at the Garrett photo kiosk. Grab some friends or family and climb aboard our "Garrett Float" to have your picture taken as you wave to adoring fans along The Magnificent Mile, then share instantly on Facebook or by email! Don't miss it!


  • Hostess

    Stop by the Hostess tent for some delicious samples of Hostess Twinkies & other Hostess dessert products! You'll also have the chance for photo opps with Twinkie the Kid.

  • John Hancock Observatory

    Stop by to meet Santa Claus! You will receive a complimentary 3x5 photo with Santa provided by Photogenic, plus a 15% off General Admission Coupon to the John Hancock Observatory!

  • Lurie Children’s & Kohl’s

    Kids and families are invited to the Lurie Children's & Kohl's booth to enjoy a new memory safety game, testing knowledge on everything safety. Giveaways include band aids, flashlights and chapstick to keep loved ones safe during the festive activities! Plus, learn about Lurie Children's new facilities, including services and locations.

  • The Magnificent Mile

    Stop by The Magnificent Mile booth to pick up your Holiday Activity Guide, to pick up a Magnificent Mile map and to learn more information about the day's festivities.

  • MasterCard® Priceless Chicago ®

    Tap into Convenience with the new BMO Harris Bank Debit MasterCard® Tag! Explore this new product from BMO Harris Bank through an interactive trivia game for a chance to win prizes from MasterCard Priceless® Chicago.

  • Museum of Science and Industry

    Stop by to celebrate Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light with the magic of Disney. Learn more about MSI’s new temporary exhibit, Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and enjoy festive holiday giveaways and activities. Plus, get your holiday picture taken in our Radio Disney photo booth!

  • Radio Disney

    The Disney Store will be distributing percentage off coupons for both the Michigan Avenue and State Street store locations. Guests that visit the store and present their discounts at the store will receive a promotional item from the upcoming Walt Disney Animation, Frozen.

  • Whole Foods

    Decorate chocolate covered pretzels and pick up some holiday goodies. Plus, pose for a picture in the Whole Foods Market booth!

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