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Daley Center, 50 W. Washington St. • FREE Cultural Programs Year-Round

Performances Begin at 12 Noon


The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events presents FREE cultural programs year-round weekdays at Noon at the Daley Civic Center located at 50 W. Washington St., Chicago, IL 60602.

(schedule is subject to change)


Through December 24

Christkindlmarket Chicago

Inspired by the Christkindlesmarkt in Nuremberg, Germany, which began in 1545, the Christkindlmarket Chicago brings a cherished German and European tradition with international flair and local charm to Chicago.


Tuesday, December 4

National Steppers Society

Get your groove on and join the National Stepper’s Society for a lunchtime dance hour.


Thursday, December 6

Holiday Strings

Join us on the plaza for a holiday celebration concert featuring the River Forest Lutheran Grace School award winning Senior Orchestra.


Friday, December 7

Holiday Dance Revue

You are cordially invited to join us on the plaza for an entertaining Holiday Dance Revue of Tap, Ballet, Jazz and Hip Hop presented by the Lynette School of Dance.


Tuesday, December 11

Cary Grove Holiday Concert

Come out to enjoy a musical concert presented to you by the Cary Grove Acapella Singers and swing choir at noon on the plaza.


Thursday, December 13

Holiday Orchestra

Join us at noon for a traditional holiday orchestra presented by the Chopin Elementary School Orchestra.


Friday, December 14

Christmas Caroling

Join us in the east lobby for Christmas caroling presented by the Clerk of the Circuit Court of Cook County.


Tuesday, December 18

Voices for Hope and Home

Chicago’s Harmony, Hope and Healing will present a holiday concert to raise awareness of homelessness, join us on the plaza at noon.


Wednesday, December 19

Holiday Concert

Come out at noon to join us in a holiday instrumental concert presented by the Barristers Big Band.


Thursday, December 20

A Hanukkah Choral Concert

Join us on the plaza for a Holiday Hanukkah Concert brought to you by the Bernard Zell Anshe Emet Day School Choir.


Friday, December 21

The Twelve Bells of Christmas

Celebrate the sounds of the season with Chicago’s only professional French Horn Choir. Join us in the east lobby of the plaza.


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