Millennium Park Holiday Programming
Please be advised that for the safety of our guests, Park security staff may initiate bag checks at busier times throughout the holiday/winter season. Please review this list of Prohibited Items before your visit.
The City of Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) invites you to celebrate this holiday season downtown with free events for the whole family! From ice skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink and Maggie Daley Park to the annual lighting of the Tree and Millennium Park Holiday Art Market - you won't want to miss these special seasonal events. Sign up for our Holiday Newsletter to be notified of the season's special events only happening in downtown Chicago!
(events are subject to change)
Open through March 3, 2024
Millennium Park, McCormick Tribune Ice Rink
Free to skate, but online reservations are required.
Reservable Ice Skating Sessions (free!) are 90 minutes and start at 11am, 1pm, 3pm, 5pm, 7pm & 9pm Monday-Sunday.
Projections are best viewed on The Chicago Riverwalk Jetty between Wells and Franklin Street
November 16 - December 30, 2023
On view nightly at 7:30pm
337 E. Randolph St.
Open through March 10, 2024, weather dependent, visit website for hours
FREE Admission; Skate rental is available
111 S. Michigan Ave.
Daley Plaza, 50 W. Washington St.
Open through December 24