12 holiday date nights that sleigh

12 holiday date nights that sleigh

Chicago Parent |
Cortney Fries |
Dec 6, 2018
Original Article: "12 holiday date nights that sleigh"

As jolly as December can be, it can be difficult not to get your tinsel in a tangle with all the to-do items parents have around the holiday season. Yet, Chicago is a magical place this time of year. Get your gift shopping done without the kiddos, then take in a festive show, enjoy a holiday tour or clink glasses of celebratory cocktails as a couple. Here are several ideas to help you maximize your time out this holiday season. 

Go all out for Christmas in Alsace at Everest.

A world-renowned multi-course meal on the 40th floor of the Chicago Stock Exchange sounds incredible enough, but when it’s inspired by the holiday traditions of a gorgeous region in France, how can you go wrong? That holiday bonus was meant to be enjoyed!

Dec. 4 & 27, 425 S. Financial Place, Chicago

Indulge in a healthy, hearty dinner at Beatrix.

It can be hard not to overindulge around the holidays. Beatrix, with its three locations, is the perfect place to eat out with your sweetie because they have healthy and delicious options. The last two weeks in December will feature favorite comfort foods, like creamy lobster risotto. The holiday cocktail menu is already available with sangria that is simply to die for.

Various locations in Chicago and suburbs

Celebrate at the Bad Santa Christmas Party.

You don’t have to be on the Nice List to enjoy the live music, giveaways and photos with Santa at this annual Bad Santa bash on Dec 22. $5 Old Fashioneds, spiked cider and boozy hot cocoa mix up the fun.

Bub City, 435 N Clark St, Chicago & 5441 Park Place, Rosemont

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