Photos from Chicago's Christmas Tree lighting
The city kicked off the holiday season at the tree's new location in Millennium Park
Photos from the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Fireworks and a parade kicked off the holiday season on Michigan Avenue
Holiday Train schedule
Get ready to ride with Santa on the CTA
Thanksgiving events in Chicago
Food, fam and a few days off
Where to run a turkey trot in Chicago
The more you run, the less guilty you'll feel
This week's top events
Thanksgiving celebration give way to (early) Christmas festivities
January 2016 events calendar for Chicago
February 2016 events calendar for Chicago
Upcoming Chicago festivals
The Germanic holiday village beneath the Picasso returns
Caroling at Cloud Gate
Hundreds of singers from choral groups across the city participate in this annual holiday tradition that takes place over the course of a month.
The Chicago Thanksgiving Parade marches down State Street
See photos of this year's Thanksgiving Parade make its way up State Street with giant character balloons, marching bands and even the Harlem Globetrotters.
Head to the Lincoln Park Zoo to see the lights (and maybe a few animals) at this annual winter tradition.
The best ways to celebrate Hanukkah in Chicago
Eight ways for eight days
Concerts in Chicago
Relax Attack Jazz Series
Every Tuesday, the bar hosts a jazz artist to soothe guests who may be suffering from the beginning of the week blues. Settle in with a craft cocktail and...
The Paper Machete
Christopher Piatt hosts this weekly "live magazine," a cavalcade of culture, politics and wit featuring journalists, actors, comedians and musicians offering...
Chicago Underground Comedy
This outstanding night of comedy takes in four to five comics each week. Keep your eye on some of these folks: they're going places.
The top Chicago music festivals
Chicago's largest summer music festival takes over Grant Park with big acts and even bigger porta-potty lines
Pitchfork Music Festival
Union Park turns into a hipster paradise at this indie-leaning summer festival
A sea of bros in neon tank tops flock to this massive EDM festival in Soldier Field
The punks invade Humboldt Park at this sprawling rock festival on the city's Northwest Side
Do your Labor Day plans include jam bands, hip-hop acts, DJs and glow sticks? You're probably a Coastie