FUN PLACES TO HELP YOU STAY HAPPY THIS HOLIDAY SEASON
Though COVID-19 may have crushed many spirits these past few months, the holiday season is here and we have found some uniquely festive places throughout the western suburbs that are making spirits bright! From spending time with family to celebrating community traditions, we encourage you and yours to stay positive and enjoy the spirit of Christmas! Here are 7 Spectacular Places that are Making Spirits Bright this holiday season.
1. Chicago Premium Outlet Mall
This is more than a shopping center, but truly a destination for shoppers and tourists visiting the Chicago area. Conveniently located off I-88 at the Farnsworth Avenue North exit, this festive mall is outdoors with each shop offering unique deals & so much more. Happy shopping!
2. Hollywood Palms Theater
NAPERVILLE–Enjoy some extra special time with family and friends this season at Hollywood Palms Cinema. This one-of-a-kind dine-in theater concept, offering theater-goers first-run film releases, an extensive menu, and a full-service bar with a wide selection of beer, wine and spirits.
3. The Believe House
NAPERVILLE–Each year this home invites residents to drive by and enjoy a whimsical and festival light display complete with characters from yesteryear and more. The static display is very traditional and reminiscent of Christmas past and loved by all.
4. Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum
LISLE–See trees in a different light at a reimagined Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum. Designed with your safety in mind, this year’s new driving experience (30–40 minutes long) features an unparalleled spectacle of color, light, and music you won’t experience anywhere else. Lights on display from November 20, 2020–January 3, 2021.
5. Downtown Naperville
NAPERVILLE–Come be in the mix! Whether you’re there to shop, dine, spa or stay, you’ll find the perfect mix of over 150 best-in-class stores and spas alongside Naperville’s most exciting eateries from fine dining, bistros to bites on the go. Discover your favorite shops, spas and restaurants in the pedestrian friendly, historic downtown with amenities in every direction. It’s your time, spend it well.
6. Abbey Farms
AURORA–While you’re visiting for your freshly cut Christmas tree, be sure to stop at Pine Tree Cafe & Bar - Outdoors on the Patio! There will be a fire crackling, picnic tables, great farm-made food from Chef Dave & bar service including beer, wine and specialty drinks! Cheers.
7. Oswego Christmas Walk
OSWEGO–This year’s event will have plenty of cheer but will look different this year! You can expect a festival of sights, sounds and smells featuring one-way foot traffic --- a stroll down Main Street -- through downtown Oswego with fewer crowd gatherings but all the same joy of the season.