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Parade Highlights

  • 25th Annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade

  • Chicago, Illinois

  • Saturday, November 19, 2016

  • 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM

  • North Michigan Avenue, traveling south from Oak Street to Wacker Drive

  • Nation's largest evening holiday celebration

  • 2 million people travel from across the country to experience the magic firsthand

  • North Michigan Avenue Tree lighting parade illuminated with twinkling white lights throughout the holiday season

  • One million lights on 200 trees

  • Marshaled by Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse from the Walt Disney World Resort in Florida

  • Magnificent floats

  • Giant helium-filled balloons

  • Lively marching bands​

  • Classic characters from Walt Disney World and Resort

  • Live performances from top musical artists

  • 10,000 fireworks shells create a spectacular fireworks display over the Chicago River as the traditional grand finale

  • Broadcasted LIVE on ABC7 Chicago

  • Syndicated across 93% of the United States (150+ Major City Markets) throughout the holiday season

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