CHICAGO — The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival returns on Saturday, November 20, 2021 to Chicago.
Free family fun culminates in the grand Tree-Lighting Parade down North Michigan Avenue with Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from Walt Disney World Resorts in Florida.
The event-filled day begins at 11 a.m. starting at Lights Festival Lane (401 North Michigan Avenue), with the parade of floats commencing at 5:30 pm.
The holiday tree lighting ceremony will kick off on Friday, November 19 at 4 p.m. at the Wrigley Building Centennial Plaza.
Click here for more details. https://www.themagnificentmile.com/lights-festival
The parade features more than 60 minutes of floats, giant helium balloons, exciting marching bands, celebrities, musical performances, Santa Claus, and more, all helping to illuminate more than 1 million lights along The Magnificent Mile.
The event draws to a grand conclusion with spectacular fireworks over the Chicago River at the DuSable Bridge at 7 p.m.
If you’re staying closer to the Lake Geneva area for the holidays, a list of Walworth County Christmas parades is HERE.