The annual event converts the downtown region into an event-filled area that commemorates the historic highway. Bands play live music made popular from the 50s through the 70s. An auto show exhibits over 1,000 vehicles.
The city welcomes the fall and winter holiday season with this November gala event that begins with a spectacular tree lighting ceremony along Michigan Avenue presented by none other than Mickey Mouse. Mickey and Minnie also serve as grand marshals for a gala-lighted parade.
Daley Plaza serves as the destination for this cultural market that extends from the end of November through Christmas Eve. Visitors enjoy a traditional Old World atmosphere complete with German beverages, foods and holiday crafts.
Chase the winter drabs away by attending this unique event that features artists from local schools accompanied by statewide competitors who create a variety of sculptures in Sinnissippi Park. See anything from depictions representing daily life, nature and popular cartoon characters to wild and wonderful creations. Guests may attend and view the art in the park free of charge from sunrise to 11:00 P.M. nightly.
- MCCORMICK PLACE in CHICAGO, IL
McCormick Places hosts the annual February event that features displays of approximately 1,000 vehicles. Visitors browse the exhibits that include everything from antiques and competition stock to prototypes and new vehicles coming on the market.
Spanning from October through May the annual event offers something for music lovers of all ages. Guests relax and picnic on the lawn while listening to live concerts day and night. Musical selections provided range from the country's most popular top 40 bands to classical symphonies. The event also hosts a number of workshops for budding musicians.