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Take a Break and Enjoy the Holidays!


The Northwest suburbs provide you with so many options in 2017 to enjoy a winter day with your family and friends. With a quick ride on Metra, you can easily travel into Chicago. Or you can jump in the car and stick around in Mount Prospect, Arlington Heights, Des Plaines, and the surrounding suburbs.

Below are some great examples for activities this holiday season.

Activities with Your Kids

Join Cha! Cha! and Santa at Rainforest Cafe in Woodfield Mall in Schaumburg on Saturday December 16th, 23rd & Sunday December 17th. (Rainforest Cafe, D121 Woodfield Mall, Schaumburg, IL 60173)

Have a stroll at Morton Arboretum to see Illumination through January 1, 2018. (Morton Arboretum, 4100 IL RTE 53, Lisle, IL 60532)

MB Financial Park at Rosemont’s Chicago Wolves Ice Rink will host a variety of special guests on Sundays from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. throughout the month of December. Children ages 12 and under are invited to visit the rink early with their family and skate with their favorite characters including Buddy the Elf & Santa (December 3), Belle & The Beast (December 10), Cinderella & The Prince (December 17) and Frozen’s Anna & Kristoff (December 24). (5501 Park Pl, Rosemont, IL 60018)

Naper Settlement hosts the sole suburban location of the beloved outdoor German market, Christkindlmarket Naperville. (523 S Webster St, Naperville, IL 60540)

You could also take Metra and go to Daley Center for the Christkindlmarket.


See a Play

From December 1 through December 27, 2017, the Metropolis Performing Arts Center will perform A Christmas Carol. (111 W Campbell St, Arlington Heights, IL 60005)

Or if you want to go into the city, the Goodman Theater is celebrating its 40th year of performing A Christmas Carol. (170 N Dearborn Street Chicago, IL 60601)

The Oil Lamp Theater in Glenview is performing a live radio play of It’s A Wonderful Life until December 30, 2017. (1723 Glenview Rd, Glenview, IL 60025)

New Year’s Eve

Go to Elk Grove and bid farewell to 2017 “Great Gatsby” style and ring in 2018 EDM/Hip Hop style. (Belvedere Events & Banquet Center, 1170 West Devon Avenue, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007)

Have some champagne and a good dinner in Arlington Heights. (European Crystal Banquets and Conference Center, 519 West Algonquin Road, Arlington Heights, IL 60005)

Enjoy a New Year’s Eve Gala Package at the Hilton Chicago Northbrook. (2855 Milwaukee Avenue, Northbrook, IL 60062)

Go back in time to the Roaring ’20s to celebrate 2018 in Schaumburg. (Entre Bar and Grill, 1725 E Algonquin Rd, Schaumburg, IL 60173)

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Have a Happy Holiday Season from the Law Offices of R.F. Wittmeyer, Ltd!

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