Chicago Holiday Events

5 Chicago Holiday Events to Get You Into the Spirit

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Experience Chicago’s Best Holiday Events in 2015

The holiday season is well underway, and for many of us, it’s the best time of year. From presents and enjoying time with family to the amazing food, it’s a season that we wait for all year and miss when it’s over.

Planning the special holiday events that you and your loved ones enjoy is easy in a city as dynamic as Chicago. If you’re looking for great holiday events in the Windy City this season, consider one from our list below.

Christkindlmarket at Daly Plaza

Located in the Chicago Loop at Daly Plaza

Through December 24, 2015

Building upon the traditions of the Nuremberg Market in Germany, the Christkindlmarket brings an open-air festiveness to the Daly Plaza, where dozens of vendors will set up their booths and showcase their amazing creations.

From handmade ornaments to traditional German items like beer steins, cuckoo clocks, and nutcrackers, the market offers a variety of gift ideas, plus clothes, toys, jewelry and handmade crafts. Don’t forget to stop by the specialty candy booth, or pick up some savory goods at the sausage maker’s booth.

A Christmas Carol

Goodman Theatre

Through December 27, 2015

One of the most timeless holiday stories will come to life on the Goodman Theatre stage this season, with Ebenezer Scrooge, Tiny Tim and the Ghosts of Christmas Past, Present and Future.

Gorgeous period costume, lively musical numbers and a message of love and kindness make this show a must-see during your Chicago holiday experience.

It’s a Wonderful Life, Live in Chicago

The Greenhouse Theatre Center

American Blues Theatre

Through December 27, 2015

The Ensemble of the American Blues Theatre will present its 14th annual live radio broadcast of the Frank Capra classic, It’s a Wonderful Life.

Follow George Baily through his life as he helps the little town of Bedford Falls discover the true meaning of Christmas.

A holiday classic for the ages, It’s a Wonderful Life has brought families and strangers together in the Greenhouse Theatre Center for a decade and a half. Get your tickets soon!

Handel’s Messiah

Harris Theater, Millennium Park

Through December 20, 2015

The Apollo Chorus of Chicago will present Messiah at the beautiful Harris Theater, and the show is the perfect centerpiece for a great evening out in the city.

The quartet of soloists, featuring famed soprano Amanda Majeski, will create a feeling of Christmas spirit unparalleled in the Windy City.

Get your tickets today!

Christmas Around the World

Museum of Science and Industry

Through January 3, 2016

Head to the Museum of Science and Industry to experience Christmas Around the World, one of OML Worldwide’s favorite Christmas events in the entire city.

Stroll through holiday trees, each of which reflects the holiday traditions of a local cultural group or around the city. End your stroll at the 45-foot Grand Tree, displayed in the Museum’s Rotunda.

Book Car Service for Your Holiday Outing

Choosing a method of transportation for your holiday outing is almost as important as choosing your event.

OML Worldwide makes selecting transportation services easy; we have over 50 years of experience in the luxury car service industry, and we specialize in the Chicagoland area.

We have a variety of great vehicles for you to choose from, from the three-passenger sedan to the 25-passenger deluxe mini coach.

Contact OML Worldwide to choose your service, and make your holiday reservation today.

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