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Premier Winter Guide

to the west + far west suburbs of Chicago

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BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

The jolly man in the red suit is eating breakfast, brunch, and lunch near YOU!

VISIT SANTA

Santa Claus is coming to town! Find out when and where he will be!

ULTIMATE TRI-CITY GIFT GUIDE

Gifts for babies, kids, teens, men, women, and pets from local small businesses, many offering DISCOUNTS!

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HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOWS

Arts, crafts, and DIYers will LOVE this comprehensive list of shows and markets near us!

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HOLIDAY LIGHTS

From neighborhood lights to large-scale light shows, we've got your list HERE!

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HOLIDAY EVENTS

These events are geared towards the holiday season and are all family-friendly (but also great for adults)!

Carriage Rides

CARRIAGE RIDES

Riding through the snow in a one horse open sleigh... or carriage!  Check out these FREE carriage rides!

Sledding Hills

SLEDDING HILLS

Sledding hills GALORE!  Find a new hill, grab your sled, tobogan, or tube, and hit the snow! 

ICE SKATING

Nearly all of these ice rinks are FREE!  Enjoy this free winter activity TOGETHER!

Holiday Concerts + Performances

HOLIDAY CONCERTS + PERFORMANCES

Concerts, ballets, plays, musicals... all the holiday-themed fine arts performances in ONE SPOT, right here!

CHRISTMAS TREE FARMS

Whether you want to cut your own tree down or buy one pre-cut, we've got a list of farms to try!

Markets + Farmstands

MARKETS + FARMSTANDS

Just because it's winter doesn't mean you can't get fresh produce!

Winter Events

WINTER EVENTS

Check out these events happening this winter (not related to the holiday season).

FOTF Bucket List

FOTF HOLIDAY BUCKET LIST

Looking for a Family Bucket List to complete like an Advent Calendar?  I've created it for you!  DOWNLOAD NOW!

Ski Resorts

NEARBY SKI RESORTS

Skiing. Snowboarding. Snow Tubing.  All of these locations are within a 2.5 hour drive from us!

Your guide for THINGS TO DO + PLACES TO GO

Proudly serving and supporting the west far west suburbs of Chicago

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