ComEd is proud to partner with local nonprofit organizations each holiday season to provide customers with discounts and information on area attractions. Join us at one of our many sponsored attractions for a chance to see spectacular displays of LED lights, engage with our Energy Efficiency team, and enjoy the magic of the holidays.
Please check the websites of the events below for more information on how to comply with all rules and protocols of the venue, including those regarding COVID-19.
Chicagoland’s largest and longest-running lights festival is now in its 41st year! Celebrate the holiday season with your family and friends as you stroll through a magical wonderland filled with over two million twinkling LED lights. Stop for holiday photos at the Giant Orb, the 600-foot-long Light Tunnel, the Gingerbread House, the Sea of Lights, and larger-than-life animal sculptures.
ComEd is a proud presenting sponsor of Holiday Magic and offering a
discount on admission for our customers. Please check back later this fall for more details.
Visit our Energy Efficiency team on November 25 and 26, December 2, 3, 4, 10, 11, 16, 17, and 18 for fun
Holiday Magic runs from November 25, 2022 to December 31, 2022 (select dates).
Join in celebrating the tenth annual Illumination: Tree Lights at The Morton Arboretum. Explore 50 acres of the Arboretum’s majestic trees during this one-of-a-kind spectacle of color, light, and sound featuring six dazzling new displays as well as returning favorites. Warm up by a crackling fire or stop in one of the concession tents for a snack and beverage.
ComEd is proud to be a presenting sponsor of Illumination and offering a
20% discount on admission to our customers – see below for details.
Make sure to visit our Energy Efficiency team at Illumination on November 19, December 3, 17, and 18 for fun
Illumination is open on select nights November 19, 2022 – January 7, 2023.
ZooLights at Lincoln Park Zoo has been Chicago’s holiday tradition for 28 years and ComEd is proud to return as a co-presenting sponsor. This one-of-a-kind, festive holiday experience offers a merry, family-oriented tradition in the heart of the city. ZooLights will feature hundreds of luminous LED displays and incredible seasonal activities, including photos with Santa, larger-than-life displays, delicious holiday snacks, and joyful gift shopping.
Visit our Energy Efficiency team on November 19, 20, 26, and 27, December 2, 3, 9, 10, 16, and 17 for fun LED giveaways.
Join the Chicago Botanic Garden at their popular holiday event, Lightscape, featuring a new path and exciting new installations! Explore the whimsy of nature in winter through music, light, fire, and color. Featured artistic works will include favorites such as the luminous Winter Cathedral and a reimagined fire garden. ComEd is proud to return as a sponsor of this after-dark, illuminated trail.
Visit our Energy Efficiency team on December 1 and 18 for fun
Lightscape runs from November 11, 2022 to January 8, 2023 (select dates).
Home for the Holidays, presented by ComEd, is a month-long celebration of the season with events and activities to enjoy holiday entertainment at the Rialto Square Theatre. It includes entertainment options for the whole family with holiday shows, concerts, social gatherings, movies, and special events throughout the holiday season.
Home for the Holidays runs from November 21, 2022 to December 18, 2022.
The Rockford Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will host the 10th annual Stroll on State, Rockford's holiday celebration, including tree lighting, a parade, fireworks, musical performances, surprise visits from Santa, and so much more! Stroll on State is about experiencing the awe and wonder of what a community can do together.
ComEd is proud to sponsor Stroll on State, which is
FREE and open to the public. The experience is on
November 26, 2022.
Recognizing the power holidays can have on a community, ComEd partnered with the Metropolitan Mayors Caucus to award grants of up to $2,500 to northern Illinois communities as part of the ComEd Powering the Holidays Program. The grant program was established to celebrate community identity and culture, and provide an opportunity for interculture exchange and understanding by supporting local community lighting events during the holiday season. These events are open to the public. Learn more about the program here.
The 2022 ComEd Powering the Holidays grant recipients will be announced later this fall.