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December Means Winter Fun!

Check out these local events for some magical winter family fun!

Now - December 23rd

5 - 9 PM

(hours may vary by day)

Santa's Village

East Dundee, IL

Enjoy a ONE-OF-A-KIND drive-thru experience at Santa’s Village!
Over 3 million lights synchronized to holiday music and dazzling displays as you drive through the park from the comfort of your car.
At the end of the route, you can park, visit Santa, enjoy our snowless tube slide, take family photos with numerous photo ops, and purchase our delicious funnel cakes and hot chocolate while creating endless memories in our enchanted village. ONLINE RESERVATIONS ARE REQUIRED. Click the logo above for more information!

Saturday, December 9th

5-7 PM

Algonquin Commons

Algonquin, IL

The Algonquin Commons will host a photo op with The Grinch, Cindy - Lou Who, and Santa! More surprises are in store for this fun family event!

Click the image above for more information about this event, as well as upcoming holiday events at the Algonquin Commons!

Saturday, December 9th

Sunday, December 17th

Saturday, December 23rd

2-4:30 PM

Woodstock Square

Woodstock, IL

Celebrate the magic of the holiday season with a horse drawn carriage ride! See the festive historic downtown square of Woodstock - voted one of the TODAY show's "Merriest Main Streets in America"! Click the image above for more info!

Now - December 25th

(Hours depend on location, see website for more information)

The Christkindl Market returns in 2023 with 3 locations in the Chicagoland area! Chicago, Wrigleyville, and Aurora, IL.

Admission is free to this traditional German Market featuring music, food, drinks, and products from all over the world! Click on the image to explore the website, check out the daily deals on the advent calendar, and see what's in store this season at the Christkindl Market!


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