Alsip, Chicago is a great place to bring your family over the holidays. With plenty of family-friendly Christmas events going in and around the Alsip hotel area, it’s the ideal location to stay when visiting Chicago this December. Our Days Inn Alsip is conveniently located near all of the Christmas events listed below. Why spend your entire vacation in the car when you can take advantage of these great family-friendly Christmas events right near Alsip?
Santa’s Breakfast at Odyssey Fun World , December 18th – Every year Odyssey Fun World (an extremely popular attraction in Tinley) hosts a breakfast with Santa, which is guaranteed to please younger children! The breakfast (which is located just 20 minutes from our Alsip hotel) lasts from 8:oo am – 11:00 am and costs $15.00 which includes $5.00 worth of tokens for indoor game play at the facility. While the breakfast is only three hours, your family is sure to find plenty of things to do for the whole day with their other indoor attractions including:
- A 4-story tall soft play structure designed for children age 1-10
- Indoor rides including a ferris wheel and roller coaster.
- Bumper cars
- Laser tag
This is a great way to beat the cold weather during your Christmas visit to Chicago, and keep your family happy at the same time.
Family-Friendly Christmas Events Near in the Chicago Southland Area
The Holiday Celebration at Oak Lawn Children’s Museum, December 10th – The Oak Lawn Children’s Museum is situated just 10 minutes from our hotel and is a great place to educate your kids, while keeping them entertained. On December the 10th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm the museum will be hosting a crafts day where children can make presents for family members, meet Santa, watch a holiday puppet show and enjoy getting their face painted. This family-friendly Christmas event is suitable for children ages 10 and under.
Tree Lighting Ceremony in Oak Forest, December 10th – The City of Oak Forest (just 10 minutes from our Days Inn Alsip hotel) is hosting a tree lighting ceremony on the 10th and is a fun local display for all ages. Join the city’s mayor and Santa Claus as they start the holiday season off right, by lighting the Tree, hosting a parade, offering prizes to the best tree-decorators and providing refreshments for visitors.
Secret Gifts and Reindeer Magic, December 17th & 18th – Tinley Park (just a 15 minute drive from our hotel) is picturesque village ideal for visiting during Chicago’s Winter season. On December the 18th they’re hosting a workshop where children are able to make and wrap 4 secret gifts to surprise their family members with on Christmas morning. At the workshop they’ll also learn how to make some magic reindeer food that they can sprinkle outside their home on Christmas Eve to attract Santa’s reindeer! This unique event runs on the 17th from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm and on the 18th from 2:30pm to 4:30 pm and is suitable for children ages 6-10.