2014 Special Events*
A Glimpse of What's Remaining
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Tree Lighting Ceremony & Christkindlmarket
Wednesday, November 26
Tree Lighting: 5 p.m.
Christkindlmarket: 4 p.m. – 7 p.m.
Village Hall - Keystone Plaza, corner of Route 83 and Busse Avenue
Bring out friends and family to witness the lighting of a tree donated by a Mount Prospect resident. Enjoy a cup of hot chocolate, cookies and carols. Stay and explore the Christkindlmarket which welcomes an array of local vendors with creative gifts just in time for the holidays.
Tree Lighting is sponsored by the Village of Mount Prospect.
Christkindlmarket is sponsored by the Mount Prospect Special Events Commission.
Mount Prospect Historical Society 27th Annual Holiday Housewalk
Friday, December 5
Stroll through one of Mount Prospect’s historic neighborhoods, Prospect Park (located directly south of the Route 83 S-curve). Peruse the interiors of this year’s featured homes, all decorated for the holidays. Enjoy refreshments and the museum store while you tour. Donation is $25 in advance, $23 for members when purchasing at the museum before the walk and $27 on the day of the walk. Tickets will be available for purchase throughout the community on Nov. 1st. For more information, contact 847/392-9006 or visit the Museum website. Sponsored by the Mount Prospect Historical Society.
Holiday Open House
Saturday, December 6
11 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Join the Mt. Prospect Park District for some hot cider, cookies and holiday cheer at Friendship Park Conservatory’s Holiday Open House. Musical entertainment and a visit from you-know-who will round out the fun. Bring your camera take photos of live reindeer and beautiful holiday floral displays. For more information, click here.
Sponsored by the Mt. Prospect Park District.
New Year’s Eve-Eve
Tuesday, December 30
11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.
$12 per person
828 E. Rand Rd.
Hosted by the Village of Mount Prospect Special Events Commission, this special family event includes a DJ, dancing, food, entertainment and a balloon drop. The event usually sells out. Tickets will be on sale on Wednesday, November 26 at Tree Lighting Ceremony & Christkindlmarket from 4 to 7 p.m. in the lobby of Village Hall. After 11/26, tickets still available may be purchased at the Mount Prospect Public Library, 10 S. Emerson St.
The Kids Pantry will be onsite collecting gently used baby items for the organization’s outreach efforts.
*Note: These events are subject to change. Please check with the organizations sponsoring the events for the latest details.