Channel your inner child and kick off the holiday season right with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival!  Come down early and enjoy the seasonal buzz of the city by strolling the window displays at Macy’s (http://www.visitmacyschicago.com/events.cfm) and Chicago’s Christkindlmarkt (http://www.christkindlmarket.com/en/).  The parade heads south on Michigan Ave starting at 5:30 and ends at the river with a fireworks display at 6:57.  Find out more about the parade and events leading up to it throughout the day at http://www.themagnificentmile.com/events/lights-festival/schedule-of-events/.