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Kick off your holiday season with fabulous floats, giant helium balloons, national marching bands and musical celebrity performances by one of the greatest female groups of all time, Sister Sledge, and American Idol favorite, Colin Stough. More musical guests will be announced soon.

Performers appearing during the Hamilton television broadcast will include the Broadway In Chicago cast, performing now at the Nederlander Theatre and Boop performing now at the CIBC Theatre. After performing on the parade route, Sister Sledge will offer a medley of their top hits for the television production's finale.

Santa Claus will soar down the route with lots of snow and cheer on the grand finale float presented by Wintrust to officially signal the start of the holiday season. The event culminates with the Wintrust Fireworks Spectacular over the Chicago River starting at 7:00 p.m.

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