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Date Time Title Host Live in Reserve
DEC 6 12.00 AM UTC Christmas in Chicago - City Icons Celebrate Christmas
Genre: Christmas, Architecture, Chicago
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DEC 9 2.00 AM UTC Christmas in Chicago - City Icons Celebrate Christmas
Genre: Christmas, Architecture, Chicago
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DEC 12 11.00 PM UTC Christmas in Chicago - Chicago's holiday traditions
Genre: History, Christmas, Chicago
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Featured Shows

Christmas in Chicago - where Christmas was re-invented

Genre: Christmas, Chicago, History

Live from: Chicago

  • A climax of our Christmas in Chicago series. The department store that invented how America celebrates Christmas
  • With animatronics of the past and the biggest Christmas tree you have ever seen
  • Plus the world's largest unbroken creation from Tiffany Studios
1 hour
Free

Christmas in Chicago - The Nutcracker is here

Genre: Christmas, Chicago, Dance

Live from: Chicago

  • For the holiday this year, the city of Chicago projects the world-famous Joffrey Ballet performing The Nutcracker
  • Chicago's world-class architecture festively lit up for the holiday season
  • Learn interesting stories about the Chicago River and its wonderful buildings
1 hour
Free

Chicago Icons Inside & Out - Chicago Cultural Center

Genre: Architecture, Chicago, History

Live from: Chicago

  • Discover extraordinarily beautiful interiors, including Preston Bradley Hall designed by Tiffany Studios and the newly restored Grand Army of the Republic Hall and Rotunda.
  • Hear stories about how this landmark evolved from the first Chicago Public Library and headquarters for Civil War veterans to a city icon filled with public galleries and events.
  • See several art exhibitions, including one featuring a panoramic photograph of downtown Chicago after it was destroyed by the Great Fire of 1871.
1 hour
Free

Christmas in Chicago - City Icons Celebrate Christmas

Genre: Christmas, Architecture, Chicago

Live from: Chicago

  • How the city's most famous skyscrapers celebrate the Holidays - Wrigley Building, Tribune Tower, and Chicago Water Tower
  • Discover how several plazas are filled with festive Christmas trees this year
1 hour
Free

Christmas in Chicago - Chicago's holiday traditions

Genre: History, Christmas, Chicago

Live from: Chicago

  • Chicago's iconic Marshall Field Building; what holiday windows this year?
  • The City's official Christmas tree: just how tall will it be?
  • And the holiday market is inspired by ? Nuremberg in Germany
1 hour
Free

Christmas in Chicago - a Zoo celebrates Christmas

Genre: History, Christmas, Chicago

Live from: Chicago

  • The wildlife park in the heart of Chicago shows incredible holiday spirit
  • Explore the recently renovated landmark home for the African lions
  • Trees here are older than the city of Chicago. Hear why this historic zoo is so special
1 hour
Free

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