City of Chicago Christmas Tree

November 19, 2021—January 9, 2022

Millennium Park, Near Michigan Ave. & Washington St.

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City of Chicago Christmas Tree

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Chicago’s “official” Christmas tree, the 108th Annual City of Chicago Christmas Tree in Millennium Park, will shine brightly near the intersection of Michigan Ave. and Washington St. from November 19 through January 9. All-virtual in 2020, this year’s Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony will be in-person on Friday, November 19 starting at 6pm (with the actual lighting at approximately 6:30pm). DCASE is selecting this year’s Tree from previous nominations. Tree and lighting ceremony program details will be announced in the coming weeks.


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Millennium Park

Admission is FREE
Open Daily 8am–9pm
Welcome Center, open 9am-5pm (later during events)
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Millennium Park
Michigan Ave. & Washington St.
Chicago, IL 60602

Public Transportation:


Take CTA to Millennium Park

From the elevated lines: exit at Washington/Wabash and walk east.

From the subway: exit at Lake (Red Line) or Washington (Blue Line) and walk east.

Served by buses 3, 4, 6, J14, 20, 56, 60, 124, 146, 147, 151, 157

For travel information, visit For fare information or to purchase fares in advance, visit

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