Cook County 7th District Commissioner Alma Anaya, left, McKinley Park Civic Association Education Officer Roy Pletsch, center, and Illinois 2nd District State Representative Theresa Mah, right, enjoy a laugh alongside association members at the holiday party on Wednesday, December 4, 2019.

The McKinley Park Holiday Guide

Published December 5, 2019

Whether you want to meet Santa, find the perfect, locally made holiday gift, observe a Christmas service, sing along to holiday tunes, or just enjoy camaraderie with neighbors and family, the many organizations, institutions and enterprises of the McKinley Park neighborhood of Chicago satisfy with these events running through the 2019 holiday season.

 
Enjoy Coffee and Conversation with State Rep. Theresa Mah

Friday, December 6

  Chicago Park District logo Holiday Gymnastics Showcase6 p.m. at the McKinley Park field house Featuring: Live Performance, Santa, Food and Drink, Christmas and Holiday Music
  Chicago Park District logo Krampusnacht Party7 p.m. at Marz Community Brewing Co. Featuring: Live Performance, KrampusFood and Drink, Festive Comingling, Christmas and Holiday Music

Saturday, December 7

  Chicago Park District logo ThanxMingling2 p.m. to 6 p.m. at Marz Community Brewing Co. Featuring: Live Performance, Food and Drink, Holiday Shopping, Festive Comingling, Public Assistance
  Chicago Park District logo Holiday Lights Bus Tour3:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. from Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Featuring: Festive Comingling

 
Enjoy Coffee and Conversation with State Rep. Theresa Mah

Sunday, December 8

  Chicago Park District logo Breakfast with Santa Claus9 a.m. to noon at the William McKinley American Legion Post 231 Featuring: Santa, Food and Drink, Festive Comingling, Christmas and Holiday Music
  Chicago Park District logo The Wildest Flea Holiday MarketNoon to 6 p.m. at the Marz Community Brewing Co. Featuring: Food and Drink, Holiday Shopping, Festive Comingling

 
Enjoy Coffee and Conversation with State Rep. Theresa Mah

Thursday, December 12

  Chicago Park District logo CAPS Beat 912 Christmas Party7 p.m. at St. Maurice Church hall Featuring: Food and Drink, Festive Comingling

Saturday, December 14

  Chicago Park District logo Omega Delta Holiday CelebrationNoon to 5 p.m. at the Hoyne Park field house Featuring: SantaFood and Drink, Festive CominglingPublic Assistance
  Chicago Park District logo Caroling at the RinkNoon to 2 p.m. at the McKinley Park ice rink Featuring: Live Performance, Food and Drink, Festive Comingling, Christmas and Holiday Music, Public Assistance

Sunday, December 15

  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Dinner12:30 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church Featuring: Food and Drink, Religious Fellowship and Service, Festive Comingling

Wednesday, December 18

  Chicago Park District logo McKinley Park Development Council Holiday Party7 p.m. at the One City Tap Featuring: Food and Drink, Festive Comingling, Christmas and Holiday Music

Kristoffers Cakes customers Carlos 20191204Patrons line up for their 10 percent to 15 percent discount on tres leches and other treats as a promotion running through the holidays at Kristoffer's Cakes, a Sponsor of the McKinley Park News.

Sunday, December 22

  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Fellowship with Cinnamon Rolls10 a.m. at Bethany Baptist Church Featuring: Food and Drink, Religious Fellowship and Service
  Chicago Park District logo Children's Christmas Program11 a.m. at Bethany Baptist Church Featuring: Live Performance, Religious Fellowship and Service, Christmas and Holiday Music

 
Enjoy Coffee and Conversation with State Rep. Theresa Mah

Tuesday, December 24

  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Eve Mass4 p.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Church Featuring: Religious Fellowship and Service, Christmas and Holiday Music
  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Eve Mass in Spanish6 p.m. at Our Lady of Good Counsel Church Featuring: Religious Fellowship and Service, Christmas and Holiday Music
  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Eve Service & Communion6 p.m. at Bethany Baptist Church Featuring: Religious Fellowship and Service, Christmas and Holiday Music
  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Eve Worship Service7 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church Featuring: Religious Fellowship and Service, Christmas and Holiday Music

 
Enjoy Coffee and Conversation with State Rep. Theresa Mah

Wednesday, December 25

  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Day Mass9 a.m. at St. Maurice Church Featuring: Religious Fellowship and Service, Christmas and Holiday Music
  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Day Worship Service9:30 a.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church Featuring: Religious Fellowship and Service, Christmas and Holiday Music
  Chicago Park District logo Christmas Day Mass in Spanish11 a.m. at Ss. Peter and Paul Church Featuring: Religious Fellowship and Service, Christmas and Holiday Music

 
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Tuesday, December 31

  Chicago Park District logo Noon Year's Eve9 a.m. at the McKinley Park Public Library Featuring: Festive Comingling
  Chicago Park District logo New Year's Eve Worship Service7 p.m. at St. Andrew Lutheran Church Featuring: Religious Fellowship and Service
  Chicago Park District logo Marz New Year's Eve 
8 p.m. to 1 a.m. on Tues., Dec. 31, at Marz Community Brewing Co. 
  Chicago Park District logo New Year's Eve PartyAt One City TapReports indicate that One City Tap will host a New Year's Eve party. More details will be posted here and to our calendars as they develop.

 

McKinley Park Civic Association Celebrates the Holidays at Their Christmas Party on Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Share Your Holidays

Do you know of any holiday events taking place in the McKinley Park neighborhood that are not on this list? Would you like to share photos of your holiday festivities with the neighborhood? Get in touch with us by sending email to info@mckinleypark.news.


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