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    Chicago's lights festival with Mickey

    For anyone in the Lake Michigan area.... Mickey and friends, in Chicago.

    Are you Ready? ONLY 15 days till the next Lights Festival!


    Schedule of Events
    Saturday, November 22, 2008





    Talk About Curb Appeal!

    For more than 40 years, the trees along North Michigan Avenue have been illuminated to signal the official start of the holiday season. Join Mickey Mouse and many of his friends from Walt Disney World® Resorts for a magical holiday celebration in The Magnificent Mile® district. Witness the spectacular lighting of more than one million lights along North Michigan Avenue from Oak Street to Wacker Drive, culminating in a magnificent fireworks show over the Chicago River. After you enjoy the day's activities, return to The Magnificent Mile district again and again throughout the season to create your own holiday memories!

    Saturday, November 22, 2008

    11:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. Join us at the Harris Stage for exciting performances featuring Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players, Ralph's World, Jason Mraz presented by 101.9 FM THE MIX and the Cheetah Girls presented by Radio Disney! Harris Stage, Pioneer Court, 401 North Michigan Avenue

    5:00 p.m.
    Join in the fun before the procession begins! Enjoy live band entertainment all along the Avenue while you wait for the lighting procession to begin. North Michigan Avenue, from Oak Street to Wacker Drive

    5:30 p.m.
    Help WLS 890 AM break the record for the world's largest holiday carol! Join us in Pioneer Court, 401 North Michigan Avenue, to beat our existing record!

    6:00 p.m.–7:00 p.m. Procession. Mickey Mouse, as master of ceremonies, leads the illumination of more than one million lights in The Magnificent Mile district to officially start the holiday season in Chicago! North Michigan Avenue, from Oak Street to Wacker Drive

    6:52 p.m.
    Experience the spectacular ABC 7 Chicago fireworks display over the Chicago River as the grand finalé to this holiday event! North Michigan Avenue and the Chicago River

    7:00 p.m.–10:00 p.m.
    Get a head start on your holiday shopping with extended shopping hours at participating Magnificent Mile stores! Consider dining downtown or staying at one of the many magnificent hotels. The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival presented by Harris will air live on ABC-TV. Check your local listings!

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    Ohhh. So that's what you were talking about! I don't think we will be going but hopefully one day though.
    Adam ~ A Proud D23 Charter Member!

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    It is one of those must see at least once festivals. And then in another l0-15 years you can take your wife and kids back.

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