Pioneer Court, 401 N. Michigan Avenue
11:00am – 4:00pm

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

  • BMO Harris Bank

    Visit one of three BMO Harris Helper Tents (401, 625, 744 N. Michigan Avenue) for complimentary hand warmers. Volunteers and a local concierge are there to help with your questions.



  • The Magnificent Mile Information Booth

    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.

  • The Eli’s Cheesecake Company

    Visit Eli’s tent for FREE cheesecake slice decorating with whipped cream and fun candy toppings with students from the Chicago High School for Agricultural Sciences. Plus, bring a non-perishable food donation for the Greater Chicago Food Depository and get a FREE slice of cheesecake to take home. Donate $10 to the food depository and get a free whole 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

    Stop by and enjoy a spin the wheel safety game. Plus, learn more about Lurie Children’s facilities, including services and locations.

  • 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

    Catch the magic at the Museum of Science and Industry’s booth! Enjoy festive giveaways and share in the holiday cheer of MSI’s annual Christmas Around the World and Holidays of Light exhibits and Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives, presented by D23: The Official Disney Fan Club.

  • 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.

  • Sphero

    Stop by an interactive 6x9 track with engaging electronic ball-shaped toys for kids between 4 and 14 years old.  Enter to win a signed Sphero by Disney talent.


  • Walgreens

    Smile for your complimentary 4 x 6 developed photo with Santa! *Redeemed only at Walgreens in Wrigley Building (410 N. Michigan Ave.)

  • Dylan’s Candy Bar

    Stop by Dylan’s Candy Bar for free hot chocolate. They will be offering a free limited edition candy-filled ornament with any purchase of $25 or more!

  • 93.9 MY Holiday FM

    Catch the live broadcast at John Hancock Center Plaza (875 N. Michigan Avenue)!

    11:00 am - 4:00 pm

    Join 93.9 MY Holiday FM’s Mick Lee, Brooke Hunter, and everyone’s favorite reindeer, Edison, as we ring in the holiday spirit along The Magnificent Mile! Enjoy little bites of Entenmann’s Donuts, and a splash of winter excitement from the Shedd Aquarium sweetened with candy canes as Michigan Avenue gets ready to light up in the holiday spirit!

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