Join 93.9MYfm and our sister station 103.5 KISS FM as we celebrate the 26th anniversary celebration of The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival.
Enjoy TWO days of free, family-friendly activities at Lights Festival Lane—starting at 4PM on Friday, November 17 and continuing from 11A - 4P on Saturday, November 18.
We are bringing back live musical performances and meet-and-greets to Lights Festival Lane this year. Check our online Schedule of Events for details and times.
During the tree-lighting parade, Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse light one million lights along North Michigan Avenue to kick off the holiday season.
The event is free and open to the public.
5:30-7:00PM: The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival tree-lighting parade steps onto North Michigan Avenue at Oak Street. Grand Marshals Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse and their friends from the Walt Disney World® Resort in Florida travel down North Michigan Avenue to Wacker Drive, lighting one million lights along the way! The procession features spectacular floats, helium-filled balloons, marching bands and top musical performers. Look out for lively appearances made by Hubert the Lion, Benny the Bull and other well-known Chicago mascots from BMO Harris Bank.
6:55PM: Fireworks spectacular over the Chicago River at North Michigan Avenue.
Visit TheMagnificentMile.com to plan your trip! Follow “The Mag Mile” and RSVP on Facebook for regular updates