NEWCITY, Chicago newest mixed-use urban development offering retail, dining, entertainment and residential living as well as an upscale grocer is hosting its first Winter Carnival to celebrate the holiday season. NEWCITY is located in the heart of Lincoln Park at 1457 N. Halsted Street, at the intersection of Clybourn Avenue and Halsted Street.
NEWCITY will ring in the season with a full line up of festivities for the whole family that are free and open to the public including:
A holiday parade on the plaza at 4:00 p.m. featuring Santa and Jingles the Elf, live singing performance by the British International School of Chicago, Lincoln Park children’s choir, and other costume characters. The Spectacular Express Holiday Train will be offering free trackless train rides around the Plaza immediately following the parade, and free crafts and games will be available inside. There will also be special appearances by Kings Bowl mascots “Woody T. Pin, Esq.” (pin) and “BB Kings” (ball), and by “Barci,” the Nando’s PERi-PERi mascot. Free ELF HATS will be distributed to the first 300 children to check in to the event.
Enjoy live snow-falls outdoors and other fun activities at NEWCITY that evening including appearances by Jingles the Elf, a face-painter and juggler as well as a toy soldier stilt walker in the Plaza. Inside activities near Z Gallerie will include a giant checkers game, Christmas duck pond, Lasso the Reindeer, Santa gift toss, holiday prize wheel and more. Visits with Santa himself will take place indoors on Level 2 near Adobe Gila’s and ArcLight Cinemas.
This event is free to attend.
NEWCITY retailers include: Adobe Gila’s; ArcLight Cinemas; Asha SalonSpa; AT&T; Capital One 360 Café; DICK’S Sporting Goods; Earls Kitchen + Bar; Evereve; James & Sons Fine Jewelers; IT’SUGAR; Kings Bowl; LYFE Kitchen; Mariano’s; Nando’s PERi-PERi; Yard House; and Z Gallerie.