Magnificent Mile Lights Festival

Kick off the holiday season at the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, one of Chicago’s most iconic and anticipated annual traditions. Held the weekend before Thanksgiving along the famous Magnificent Mile shopping district, this massive event attracts over one million attendees each year. Marvel at over one million twinkling lights strung up along Michigan Ave, making it one of the largest permanent lighting displays in the country. Stop to watch high-flying circus acts, dance along to free concerts, meet beloved characters, and view incredible frozen art sculptures. With a charter bus rental, your group can conveniently hop on and off to catch all the excitement. After the illuminations, don’t miss the spectacular tree-lighting parade with celebrity hosts, magnificent floats, Broadway-style performances, and a special appearance by Santa himself. End the evening watching a magical fireworks show light up the sky above the John Hancock Building. Make the most of this memorable experience without worrying about parking or coordinating multiple vehicles. Simply meet your chartered Chicago Party Bus Company vehicle at a designated spot and we’ll whisk your group to and from Mag Mile safely. Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Michigan Ave from Oak St to Wacker Dr November 19, 2022 5:30pm-9pm Free

Christkindlmarket Chicago

Bring the charm of a traditional German Christmas market to Chicago with a visit to Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza. One of the largest outdoor holiday markets in the country, Christkindlmarket Chicago attracts over one million attendees each season to shop, eat, and be merry. With its central loop location easily accessible by charter bus, Christkindlmarket is a fabulous way to spend an afternoon with a group. Stroll wooden stalls decorated like alpine cottages and browse unique artisan gifts and ornaments. Warm up with hot spiced wine or craft beer and nibble on authentic German treats like stollen, potato pancakes, and gingerbread cookies. Don’t miss the display of the enormous Christkindlmarket Christmas tree! Gather your group together when it’s time to depart and avoid needing to track down rides. Your Chicago Party Bus Company vehicle will be ready and waiting to transport you to the next item on your holiday bucket list. Christkindlmarket Chicago 50 W Washington St, Chicago, IL 60602 Late November-Late December Free admission

Zoolights at Lincoln Park Zoo

Experience one of Chicago’s most magical holiday traditions when Lincoln Park Zoo decks out its grounds with over two million twinkling lights. During the annual Zoolights festival, the city’s beloved free zoo transforms into a winter wonderland perfect for enjoying with a group. Marvel at vibrant light displays including candy-striped arches, illuminating tunnels, and a 200-foot string of lights outlining historic Kovler Lion House. Don’t miss a ride on the Ferris wheel or ice skating under the shimmering lights on McCormick Tribune Ice Rink (skate rentals available). Warm up with hot cocoa as you explore dazzling rooms like Winter Wonderland and Reindeer Road. Make transportation easy with a Chicago Party Bus Company rental so your group can come and go as you please during Zoolights. We’ll keep your trip running smoothly as you experience the zoo’s stunning holiday magic.

Winter WonderFest at Navy Pier

Make Navy Pier, one of Chicago’s most iconic attractions, even more special by visiting during the spectacular Winter WonderFest. From late November through early January, the indoor Festival Hall transforms into a giant holiday carnival and the perfect place to celebrate the season with a group. Thrill riders can scream their way through the 171-foot tall Big Eli Ferris Wheel and the indoor Xtreme Ice vertical drop ride. Attempt to conquer the Rockin’ & Rollin’ slide’s steep undulating track or spin to your heart’s content on the carousel. When you need a break from the rides and games, catch a show like the hilarious “The Legends of Magic” and marvel at magic and illusions. With a Chicago Party Bus Company charter bus, your group will avoid the hassle of public transportation or multiple vehicles. We’ll provide roundtrip transportation directly to Navy Pier’s handy bus parking area.

Caroling at Cloud Gate

Enjoy Chicago’s world-famous “Bean” sculpture and iconic Millennium Park even more by adding some merry music to your visit. The park hosts festive holiday caroling on select evenings in December at the popular Cloud Gate sculpture. Join in the community singalongs or just listen to cheerful tunes as you admire the glittering lights. After caroling, explore the park’s Christmas tree maze and visit the ice skating ribbon at McCormick Tribune Ice Rink. With a private charter bus rental, your group can experience the best of Millennium Park decked out in all its seasonal glory without traffic or crowded public transit headaches. Simply bundle up, meet your bus, and get ready for cold-weather fun. Cloud Gate Caroling Millennium Park 201 E Randolph St Select dates in December Free

Museum of Science and Industry Christmas Around the World

One of Chicago’s best museums becomes even more enchanting during its beloved Christmas exhibit. For over 75 years, the Museum of Science and Industry has displayed over 50 dazzling trees decorated to represent cultures from around the globe. Wander through this forest of international trees adorned with ornaments and learn something new about holiday traditions worldwide. Don’t miss the 45-foot Grand Tree covered in over 30,000 twinkling lights and the charming toy train display. After exploring the exhibit, let kids burn off energy in the hands-on Idea Factory or catch a science show. Give your group a no-hassle trip to this wonderful exhibit with a Chicago Party Bus Company charter bus rental. We’ll provide door-to-door transportation directly to the museum entrance so you can focus on the festivities instead of the drive.

Ice Skating at Maggie Daley Park

Lace up your skates and take to the ice on one of Chicago’s most scenic and spacious rinks at Maggie Daley Park. Nestled between the Chicago skyline and Lake Michigan, this ribbon-shaped rink provides an unforgettable ice skating experience. Open from late November through mid-March, the rink bustles with skaters and fun events like lessons, DJ nights, and skating competitions. Off the ice, groups can stay warm inside heated “skate shacks” with floor-to-ceiling glass windows overlooking the rink and cityscape. After working up an appetite, enjoy local fare at the onsite cafe. Avoid driving separate vehicles in traffic and expensive downtown parking with Chicago Party Bus Company group transportation. We’ll safely shuttle your crew directly to Maggie Daley Park so you can focus on making magical memories on the ice.

New Year’s Eve Fireworks at Navy Pier

Ring in 2023 with a bang by watching Chicago’s world-famous New Year’s Eve fireworks show at Navy Pier. As the clock strikes midnight, witness an incredible pyrotechnic display over Lake Michigan with thousands of spectators. Before the fireworks, enjoy all the fun of Navy Pier including rides, arcade games, dining, and live music. For a VIP experience, book a dinner cruise or reserve a heated tent. With comfortable charter bus transportation from Chicago Party Bus Company, your group will avoid traffic headaches and can relax as your driver navigates the busy streets. We’ll ensure you arrive on time to celebrate the new year in dazzling style! Navy Pier New Year’s Eve Fireworks 600 E Grand Ave December 31, 2022 Fireworks at midnight Free

Chicago Restaurant Week

Take advantage of special pricing when you dine out with a group during the biannual Chicago Restaurant Week. Held for two weeks in both January and October, this is the perfect time to experience the city’s exceptional and diverse food scene. Hundreds of Chicago restaurants offer custom prix fixe lunch and dinner menus at discounted rates. With a private charter bus rental, Restaurant Week becomes even more appetizing. Simply decide on a restaurant and we’ll provide you with easy transportation directly to and from the venue. You’ll avoid driving separate cars in traffic and hunting for parking in the cold. Focus on the food and friendships while we handle the travel logistics. Chicago Restaurant Week Citywide January 20-February 2, 2023 October 20-November 12, 2023 Priced lunch and dinner menus

Cozy Up for a Show or Concert

Stay warm indoors and get into the holiday spirit by experiencing a festive show or concert in Chicago. The city offers endless performing arts entertainment options from Broadway musicals to the Grammy-winning Chicago Symphony Orchestra. Popular holiday performances include “A Christmas Carol” at Goodman Theatre, Black Ensemble Theater’s musical “What the Hell is a Sugar Plum?”, the Joffrey Ballet’s “Nutcracker”, and Mannheim Steamroller Christmas concerts. Streamline group travel to any Chicago theater or concert venue with a Chicago Party Bus Company charter bus. Avoid the hassle of public transit or multiple vehicles and ride together in comfort. Simply contact us to customize transportation to any holiday show and we’ll ensure you arrive safely and on time. Find upcoming holiday performances at: Theater District Downtown Lyric Opera House Auditorium Theatre The Chicago Theatre

Rent With Chicago Party Bus Company To Hit Every Attraction

The holidays in Chicago offer endless celebrations across this sprawling metropolis. Avoid the headaches of coordinating group transportation during this busy season and leave it to Chicago Party Bus Company. Whether you need a shuttle ride between Christmas markets or a spacious coach to a New Year’s Eve event, our rental fleet has you covered. Contact us at 224-307-8900 to discuss your group’s holiday transportation needs. Our representatives are available 24/7 to provide you with a free personalized quote. We’ll ensure your Chicago holiday adventures are merry, memorable, and hassle-free when you book your travels with Chicago Party Bus Company!