West Suburban Holiday Event Guide 2016

Holiday Events 2016

The western suburbs are full of holiday cheer and events for the whole family. From Hinsdale to Oak Brook, Burr Ridge to Naperville, below are just a few of the top events happening over the next few weeks!

Christmas Walk
Dec. 17
Hinsdale
Santa is making an appearance in Burlington Park this Saturday from 11a – 3p. Visitors can also take part in gingerbread cookie decorating and horse-drawn carriage rides.

Giving Tree
Now – Dec. 24
Burr Ridge Village Center
Help bring a smile to the faces of families in need this holiday. Pick an ornament, buy a gift, feel warm & fuzzy.

Lunch with the Grinch
Dec. 18 – 23
Hinsdale
An annual tradition where kids can enjoy food, a photo with the Grinch, and watch the animated classic!

Christkindlmarket & Adventure to Santa
Now – Dec. 24
Oak Brook Center
Village Green inside mall is featuring various holiday events, including a traditional European holiday market, as well as DreamWorks DreamPlace’s interactive experience where Kung Fu Panda travels to see Santa.

Illumination
Now – Jan. 2
Mortem Arboretum
Lisle

Merry & Bright
Now – Dec. 24
Naperville
Naper Settlement is also featuring a sparkling display of gorgeous glass ornaments from around the globe.

Festival of Lights
Now – Dec. 30
Wheaton
Cosley Zoo becomes a winter wonderland with 20,000 twinkling lights making for a dazzling display of holiday cheer. Trees and holiday crafts are also for sale.

Bubble Bash 2016
Dec. 31
DuPage Children’s Museum
This annual fundraiser is celebrating 15 years. This holiday tradition is for young and old alike. This year’s theme is “Under the Sea” and features music, games, and a ball-drop at noon!

New Year’s Eve with the New Philharmonic
Dec. 31
Glen Ellyn
Maestro Kirk Muspratt will be conducting four special New Year’s Eve performances at the McAninch Arts Center at College of DuPage. Special VIP tickets are available. 

We recommend checking out Discover DuPage for even more holiday events happening in your area this season! Happy Holidays!

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