Holiday Guide 2023

From holiday recipes to time honored events, everything you need to know to enjoy the holiday season in Chicago.

Get the most out of the holidays in Chicago with the help of our holiday guide! Find Chicago-area family fun, concerts, theater, dance, comedy, chef recipes and more.
Holiday recipes from Chicago chefs
The presentation contains nearly 150 objects, including paintings, drawings, original prints, quilts, sculptures and mixed-media works as well as archival photos and materials related to her activism.
Amid all the variety, one work remains a Chicago-area staple:stands out: Handel’s “Messiah,” with several groups offering their takes on the beloved oratorio.
From pop icons to symphonies to holiday tunes, here’s where to see hundreds of acts live during the yuletide season.
Here’s a guide to where mice and soldiers will be showing their moves, and other dance performances during the final weeks of 2023.
Actors perform alongside puppets in stage adaptation of beloved TV special from Jim Henson.