5 Things to do this Weekend: Dec 10- Dec 12

The holiday season is here! There are a plethora of ways to get out and enjoy the festivities — here are our top 5 activities we can’t wait to check out.

Don’t forget: Limited capacities, timed entries, mask requirements, social distancing and other policies are still in effect at many venues and events, so please check the details before finalizing your plans!

Celebrate Fandom at C2E2 

Plan a trip to the Chicago Comic and Entertainment Expo (C2E2) this weekend/ Meet the celebrities behind iconic characters and purchase art from talented creators—come in costume if you really want to get into the spirit!

Date: Fri, Dec 10 – Sun, Dec 12
Time: Times available on website
Cost: Tickets from $40
Location: McCormick Place
More Info: c2e2.com

Lace Up Your Skates 

Come to Millennium Park this weekend for ice skating, refreshments, and holiday decorations in an iconic locale – right in front of the Bean! Beginner ice skating and hockey lessons will be offered from 8 am – 9 am on Saturday and Sunday.

Date: Fri, Dec 10 – Sun, Dec 12
Time: Times available on website
Cost: Admission is free, Skate rentals from $15
Location: Millennium Park
More Info: chicago.gov

Catch a Tony-Nominated Show 

Calling all Disney fans: Frozen the Hit Broadway Musical will be performing in Chicago this weekend as part of the productions nationwide tour! See the story of Elsa and Ana live before the tour moves on.

Date: Fri, Nov 19 – Sat, Jan 22
Time: Times available on website
Cost: Tickets from $64.50
Location: Cadillac Place
More Info:broadwayinchicago.com

Sing Your Favorite Christmas Carols 

The Old Town School of Folk Music invites you to attend the 23rd Annual Songs of Good Cheer, a Holiday Caroling Party with Mary Schmich and Eric Zorn. Sing along with the talented artists of the Old Town School in a Chicago holiday tradition.

Date: Fri, Dec 10 – Sun, Dec 12
Time: Fri at 7:30 pm, Sat at 3:00 pm and 7:30 pm, Sun at 4:00 pm
Cost: $50
Location: Gary and Laura Maurer Concert Hall
More Info: oldtownschool.org

Attend a Holiday Brunch 

For a tasty adventure this weekend, head to City Winery Chicago for a brunch concert featuring a performance of French compositions by musicians of the Chicago Philharmonic. Light brunch offerings and City Winery’s wine and beverage menu will be available.

Date: Sun, Dec 12
Time: 12:00 pm
Cost: $25, food/drink additional
Location: City Winery Chicago
More Info: chicagophilharmonic.org