There is plenty to make life magical for children at these festivals – many with a Christmas theme, millions of twinkling lights, amazing toys, games, and activities. Then there are the beloved classic plays and musicals with a couple of exciting international artists on tour.
About: The Chicago International Children’s Film Festival aims to set an internationally recognized standard of excellence in film for children and youth.
International Children’s Film Festival showcasing the best in value affirming, culturally diverse, and non-violent films for children will present around 250 films from 40 countries. The festival also offers interactive workshops.
When: November 1 – 9 – various times.
Cost: The schedule of prices, films, and venues is not yet available. But in the meantime enter the competition to win an All-Access pass to the festival, plus they will send you detailed updates.
About: Wilder Mansion Holiday Market has arts, crafts, and seasonal gifts in a historic setting at the Wilder Mansion in Elmhurst. You will find everything from ceramic mini-houses that light up to handmade chocolate and candy, art photography,
When: Friday, November 2 from 4:00 pm to 9:00 pm and Saturday, November 3 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.
Contact:630-712-6541 – Roz Longor email her at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Cost: Free admission.