With Thanksgiving looming only a day away, and copious amounts of turkey, stuffing, poatotes, countless desserts, and a nice cool beer or two awaiting us, some may be wondering what holiday fun will be on the agenda in and around Chicago to keep the family busy. Once your tryptophan induced coma has subsided, you can be sure that Chicago is ready and waiting to share a cornucopia (note the Thanksgiving vernacular) of events and activities.
While you and yours may be happily celebrating over mountains of food and ice-cold beverages, your commercial refrigeration equipment may have other plans. While we will be enjoying Thanksgiving as much as possible, we want you to know that we will be on hand to service emergency refrigeration repairs throughout the holiday weekend.
Knowing your refrigeration needs can be serviced during the holidays by Northeast Cooling, why not venture forth and check out one of the many fun-filled activities that await you in Chicago?
Thanksgiving Day: Thanksgiving Day Parade from 8am-11am. Anyone from season parade-goer to the newest of newbs knows you must stake out your spot EARLY. So don’t be late claim your spot on State!
You can also visit the Brookfield Zoo and help zoo keepers feed the animals their Thanksgiving fare. The zoo is free on Tuesdays and Thursdays through February, including Thanksgiving Day.
Friday Novemeber 25th why not head over to The Bean at 6pm for some caroling and cocoa? Caroling at Cloud Gate has become tradition in Chicago. There will be complimentary warm beverages will be provided by Caribou Coffee. After the 50-minute song fest, everyone is encouraged to skate at Millennium Park’s McCormick Tribune Ice Rink. If you don’t want to skate, you much watch from above. Truly a spectacular winter sight.
Be sure to check out Santa’s House in Daley Plaza beginning Thanksgiving Day and continuting weekends through December 24th. Santa will be available to hear your Christmas desires and pose for photos.
In addition to ice skating at Millennium Park, there are a variety of neighborhood ice rinks. Check the listings and see if you have one nearby!
Don’t forget Christkindlmarket! Not just a German tradition, but a Chicago tradition. Situated in Daley Plaza the traditional German Market houses a variety of vendors from around the world. Savor traditional dishes, peruse the many gift shops, partake in a cold beer or a mug warm Glühwein or just watch the market bustle with life.
Happy Thanksgiving Chicagoland!