During the Festival of Lights and Christmas Tree Sales, Cosley Zoo is transformed into a winter wonderland with 20,000 twinkling lights creating spectacular displays.
Santa Claus, parades, light shows, carriage rides, chestnuts and reindeer visits — our Go West Holiday Guide has something for everyone!
The Fox Valley Nutcracker, being performed over Thanksgiving weekend at the Batavia Fine Arts Centre, will feature lavish costumes, gorgeous sets, talented local dancers and professionals, too. And one lucky Go West reader will win four free tickets to see the Saturday night performance.
If you’re looking for a fun and active way to get into the holiday spirit, you should consider the Lions Club Reindeer Run, a 5K being held Dec. 2 in downtown Wheaton.
If you would like to include the classic ballet “The Nutcracker” in your family’s holiday plans, here are more than 10 different productions to choose from in Chicago and its suburbs.