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LINCOLN PARK ZOOLIGHTS FESTIVAL 2021
November 19–January 2
Chicago’s favorite holiday tradition is back and
better than ever in 2021 with our new Pepper Family
Wildlife Center at the heart of the zoo, a new holiday
lights experience on our Main Mall, and an exciting
new light show on our South Lawn. Also new this
year: sensory-friendly visit times and an impressive
18-foot holiday tree sure to inspire festive oohs and
ZooLights Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ
is a cheerful, family-friendly holiday event in the
heart of the city.
This year’s ZooLights will again feature hundreds of
luminous LED displays and seasonal experiences,
all under the glow of millions of lights.
ZooLights will have limited capacity again this year.
Tickets are required. Monday and Tuesday nights
are free and Wednesday-Sunday Tickets are $5
BrewLights Presented by Louis Glunz Beer, Inc.
Thu, December 2, 2021 6:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Sip – Savor – Support
The seventh annual BrewLights Presented by Louis
Glunz Beer, Inc. and hosted by the Auxiliary Board
of Lincoln Park Zoo features craft and seasonal
beers on tap throughout the zoo during ZooLights
Presented by ComEd and Invesco QQQ.
Guests at the festive beer-tasting event will sip and
savor specialty brews while supporting Lincoln Park
Zoo under millions of beautiful holiday lights. The
evening also includes opportunities for photos with
Santa at the Helen Brach Primate House, rides on
the AT&T Endangered Species Carousel, and more!
All event proceeds go toward the Auxiliary Board’s
commitment to keeping Lincoln Park Zoo free and
open 365 days a year.
Important: BrewLights is a 21+ event. No children
will be permitted.
In accordance with city and state guidelines, please
wear a face covering inside zoo buildings.
Tickets are $20-$100
Adults Night Out: Holidaze
Thu, December 16, 2021 6:30 PM – 10:00 PM
Leave the kids at home and head to the zoo for
Adults Night Out: Holidaze. Guests will enjoy
unique animal chats, educational entertainment, a
live DJ and multiple bars throughout the zoo at this
after-hours event. No kids. No crowds. Strolling
among wildlife with a beer, cider, hard seltzer or
wine in hand. Sound fun? Join us! Proceeds benefit
Lincoln Park Zoo and help the zoo stay free and
open 365 days a year!
Tickets are $20-$25
Lincoln Park Zoo
2200 North Cannon Dr. Chicago, IL 60614
THE ONE OF A KIND HOLIDAY SHOW MAKES A
VERY WELCOMED RETURN TO THE MART
DECEMBER 2-5 FOR A SPECTACULAR 20TH
Thursday, December 2: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Friday, December 3: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Saturday, December 4: 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Sunday, December 5: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m
The One of a Kind Holiday Show® Chicago takes place
at The Mart, 222 Merchandise Mart Plaza, 7th
Just in time for the holiday shopping season in the era of
shipping delays and backordered everything, the One of
a Kind Holiday Show and Sale Chicago® announces the
official return of its iconic holiday shopping event to be
held at theMart, 222 W. Merchandise Mart Plaza, from
Thursday, December 2 through Sunday, December 5.
Celebrating its 20th iteration, the One of a Kind Holiday
Show will bring together 400 talented artists, artisans
and makers from across North America to offer the best
in everything from fine art to handmade goods, gourmet
cafes, bar areas and live entertainment and activities for
all to enjoy. Shoppers should plan to save the date as
tickets to the holiday show will soon become available
online for $10 a day or $15 for a 2-day pass at
oneofakindshowchicago.com. A portion of all ticket sales
will benefit the Ann & Robert H. Lurie Children’s
Hospital of Chicago.
A truly unique experience, shoppers will have the
opportunity to browse goods spanning a variety of media
including fine art, ceramics, mixed media, fashion,
furniture, fiber art, jewelry, gourmet goods, pet products,
photography, accessories, bath and body, children’s
products, holiday and home goods. Exhibiting artists will
be on-site throughout the run of the show to engage with
attendees, sharing their inspirations and
behind-the-scenes insights along the way. The show will
also feature the fan-favorite “Emerging Artists Market,”
highlighting several new up and coming makers. In
addition to this section, the holiday show will welcome
50 new faces to create unmatched variety at the event.
One of a Kind Show organizers will have measures and
protocols in place to meet all city, state and CDC Covid
guidelines, as well as to help provide a comfortable
experience at the show. Daily attendance will be
managed and Covid screening will be required for all
show participants. For guests, proof of Covid vaccination
or negative Covid test within 72 hours will be required to
attend the show.
The Christkindlmarket Chicago
November 19 – December 24, 2021
The Christkindlmarket Chicago is an annual, free
and outdoor holiday market featuring vendors from
around the world who display hand-crafted
ornaments, toys and unique holiday gifts as well as
traditional German, local and international foods,
sweets and beverages.
The market is rich in cultural tradition and includes
special events, performers and activities.
Daley Plaza, 50 W Washington St,
Chicago, IL 60602
Fashion Outlets of Chicago HOLIDAY HQ
November 18 – December 24, 2021
The magic of the holiday season comes alive with a
visit to Santa’s winter wonderland. Santa will be
here starting November 18 and is located near the
Food Court. A visit with Santa is always free and
photo packages are available for purchase.
5220 Fashion Outlets Way
Chicago, IL 60656