What's Hot - This month's best Chicago family fun events and activities

We've picked out some of the best family fun taking place this month around Chicago. Bookmark this page to keep up with the hottest Chicago family happenings! Sign up for our monthly newsletter to get information as soon as it's available.

Find things to do with kids in Chicago. Following are highlights of activities going on in the coming days and weeks. Visit our Calendar of Events to see full listings of daily events.

Southport Holiday Stroll at Sheil
12/1/2023 to 12/1/2023
Sheil Park

Once again we are excited to be part of a longstanding tradition on Southport where businesses break out the holly and stay open late offering special deals and festivities. This event features carolers, photos with Santa and more. Stop by the park for a few magical activities.

A&A Ballet presents The Art Deco Nutcracker
12/2/2023 to 12/2/2023
The Athenaeum Theatre

Start the holidays off with a unique experience and take on the classic Nutcracker. Children will love the fantastical costumes and choreography of acclaimed dancer and A&A Ballet's Artistic Director Alexei Kremnev. The Art Deco Nutcracker will inspire all ages. Set in 1920s America, Kremnev’s...