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Premier Winter Guide

to the west + far west suburbs of Chicago

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

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

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

VISIT SANTA

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

ULTIMATE TRI-CITY GIFT GUIDE

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

HOLIDAY CRAFT SHOWS

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

HOLIDAY LIGHTS

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

HOLIDAY EVENTS

Carriage Rides

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

CARRIAGE RIDES

Sledding Hills

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

SLEDDING HILLS

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

ICE SKATING

Holiday Concerts + Performances

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

HOLIDAY CONCERTS + PERFORMANCES

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

CHRISTMAS TREE FARMS

Markets + Farmstands

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

MARKETS + FARMSTANDS

Winter Events

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

WINTER EVENTS

FOTF Bucket List

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

FOTF HOLIDAY BUCKET LIST

Ski Resorts

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

NEARBY SKI RESORTS

Your guide for ALL THINGS kid, family, and adulting FUN!

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Proudly serving and supporting the west and far west suburbs of chicago

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