The Chicago Loop Alliance (CLA) will offer FREE Winter WonderLoop surprises every Saturday through Dec. 22. Specific details on free, spontaneous, family-friendly experiences around the Loop will be announced each morning at www.WinterWonderLoop.com and on CLA’s Facebook page and Twitter feed. Holiday revelers also can visit the website for more than 100 special offers, events, promotions, and destination ideas from CLA member businesses and organizations through Tuesday, Dec. 31.
Visitors in the Loop will encounter “random acts of holidays” that include street performances from Goodman Theatre and Joffrey Ballet players; free giveaways of hot beverages, pastries, and prizes from the Corner Bakery; free pop-up photo booths, complete with props, from SmileBooth; strolling carolers and bands from local colleges and high schools; and Berghoff Restaurant mascot Herman the German giving away custom steins, ornaments, and treats. In addition, through Mon., Dec. 31, CLA presents Lightscape, featuring holiday classics choreographed to colorful LED light displays.