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

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

  • BMO Harris Bank

    Get the kids into the spirit at Kids Corner! Enjoy face painting, a holiday list activity table and reading corner.

    Stop by to see the completed Community Art Project. The 10x24’ mural, composed of 2,500 individually painted tiles, will remain on display in Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Avenue) through December 7, 2014. Find and share your favorite tiles at

    Visit the BMO Harris Lounge at John Hancock Center Plaza (875 N. Michigan Avenue) to recharge your batteries or phones. This heated location is complete with a charging station, BMO Harris ATM and light snacks.


  • 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

    "BrighTin the Holidays"

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

  • 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®

    Stop by the MasterCard® Priceless® Chicago/BMO Harris Bank® tent to participate in a family-fun holiday photo. Dress up with themed props, strike a pose and receive an instant print of your photo - plus receive a special gift to take home!

  • 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 an upcoming Walt Disney Animation.

  • Subaru

    Stop by the Subaru tent and check out the full line of symmetrical all-wheel drive vehicles. Subaru’s goal is to keep you and your family safe and confident on the road in all weather conditions.

    Be sure to ask about the annual Share the Love event. For every new Subaru purchased between now and January 2, Subaru will donate $250 to those in need.

    While you’re there, you can also take part in a fun trivia contest for a chance to win a Subaru Santa hat!  The contest will run all day, while supplies last.

    And, from noon to 1 p.m., you’ll be treated to a professional ice carving demonstration.

    See you at the Subaru display!

  • Whole Foods

    Join us at the Whole Foods Market tent to create your own savory and sweet holiday trail mix for yourself or to share. While you’re there, take your picture at the Whole Foods Market photo booth and enter to win a $200 Whole Foods Market gift card to spend on your holiday feast.

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Watch Highlights from
the 2012 Lights Festival