Best Holiday Events in the Midwest - Chosen by Midwesterners
Will you be spending the holiday season in the Midwest? Or maybe visiting the Midwest this Christmas season? Then check out these festive ways to celebrate Christmas and the holidays in our 12-state region—all recommended by Midwesterners themselves!
Iowa: the CP Holiday Train, North Iowa
Note: the exact stops and schedule vary by year
Illinois: storefront window displays, Chicago
Indiana: The Christmas Story Exhibit, Hammond
The Christmas Story Exhibit at the Indiana Wecolme Center in Hammon Indiana is a must see.— Bisa Myles (@mylestotravel) December 3, 2018
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Kansas: Christmas Tea, Abilene
Minnesota: Bentleyville Tour of Lights, Duluth
Missouri: WinterFest at Worlds of Fun, Kansas City
Nebraska: Holiday Poinsettia Show, Omaha
Our favorite show of the year at Lauritzen Gardens in #Omaha is the Holiday Poinsettia Show. A Christmas tree made up of the holiday plant, miniature Omaha landmarks and the model railroad all dressed up for the season. #MidwestMondayChat #mwtravel pic.twitter.com/EwZxaA1tT2— The Walking Tourists (@WalkingTourists) December 3, 2018
Ohio: Cincinnati Zoo’s Festival of Lights, Cincinnati
Wisconsin: A Christmas Carol production, Milwaukee
We’re still looking for holiday recommendations from Michigan, North Dakota and South Dakota!
Let us know if you have any great holiday events or shows in these Midwest states!
Not traveling this holiday season? Bring the world home to you, with:
Or maybe some non-alcoholic winter fun:
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