BMO Harris Magnificent Mile Lights Festival – Nov 22 & 23

The 28th annual BMO Harris Magnificent Mile Lights Festival® kicks off the 2019 holiday season on Friday, November 22 and Saturday, November 23. Guests can look forward to two days of free, family-friendly activities, including the nation’s largest evening holiday celebration!

The action-packed celebration starts off in Lights Festival Lane at 4pm on Friday evening. Activities include local vendors, a visit with Santa, live entertainment and much more.

The activities lead up to a magical Saturday evening tree-lighting parade down North Michigan Avenue. Grand marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse of Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida lead more than 40 magnificent floats, larger-than-life balloons, lively marching bands, celebrity appearances and more. The event draws to a grand conclusion with a spectacular fireworks display over the Chicago River.

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Special holiday offers and events around The Magnificent Mile continue throughout the holiday season, including extensive BMO Perks at select businesses. For more information, visit

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