BMO Harris Lights Festival

This blog post has been sponsored, but as always the content and ideas are all mine!

You guys already know that Christmas is my favorite! I mean I’m ready to decorate! You know what else is my favorite? The Magnificent Mile in Chicago, Illinois. If you combine Christmas and the Magnificent Mile? I’m in complete heaven! That’s exactly what is happening at the BMO Harris Lights Festival! EEEKKK It’s going to be amazing!

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I’m telling you right now Chicagoans AND anyone who lives in driving distance of Chicago to reserve the dates November 18 and 19, 2016 so you can attend the BMO Harris Lights Festival. What is there to do there? What am I talking about? Well keep reading I’m super excited to share all the great things going on at the BMO Harris Lights Festival!

First I need to ask you are you a BMO Harris customer? Because hold on to your hats if you are. And if you aren’t already a BMO Harris customer? You need to be! This is the 5th year in a row that BMO Harris has been the title sponsor of the Lights Festival! That’s awesome enough already, but there are plenty of customer benefits during the year and during the Lights Festival.

To start at the beginning I need to tell you that the Lights Festival is a two day event. It begins with Pioneer Court (401 N. Michigan Ave) on Friday November 18 from 4-8. This is a great family activity! Santa is there, BMO Harris has a Virtual-Reality activity, there’s live music, etc. It’s a must go!

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The Pioneer Court opens back up on Saturday November 19 at 11 am and stays open until 4 pm. The same activities are planned, so in case you missed doing something awesome on Friday night you have the opportunity to do it on Saturday! It’s a must do event with your family. PS: a customer benefit of BMO Harris comes into play today! Between 11 am and 2 pm there will be random drawings for select customers to sit in the BMO Harris Grand Stand – what an amazing way to see the parade. What parade? KEEP READING!

At 5:30 on Saturday, November 19, (you’re going to love this) the BMO Harris Lights Festival Grand Tree Lighting Parade BEGINS! There is a parade, and it’s ended with Fireworks! I’m not a kid (not by a long shot) but the thought of watching a parade going down Michigan Ave in Chicago FOR Christmas and for Lighting the Tree AND THEN having it topped off with Fireworks? I’m in! I need to go. It sounds like a perfect winter week-end doesn’t it?

So I teased above about the benefits of being a BMO Harris customer. I already told you that if you’re in the Pioneer Court on Saturday between 11-2 that you have a chance at winning Grand Stand Seats, but there is totally more you guys! Here they are:

  • You get 15% off at Dylan’s Candy Bar by showing your BMO Harris Bank debit or credit MasterCard® PLUS  discounted pricing on holiday beverages
  • Christmas Shopping for your Chicago BlackHawks Fan??? Show your BMO Harris Bank debit or credit MasterCard® at the BlackHawks Store on Michigan Avenue for 20% off of one item (YES 20% OFF!)
  • Get a discount on parking (don’t we all want that?) with Spot Hero

So all I’m saying is this…You are going to want to go to the BMO Harris Lights Festival and you are definitely going to want to look into becoming a BMO Harris customer with all these amazing *dare I say* gifts for the Holidays!

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  1. The Lights Festival sounds like such a fun event for the entire family! I am going to try to get up there for the festivities. I’m not too far! 🙂

  2. Forever wishing I lived near Chicago so I could go! I bet its going to be a beautiful event

  3. Karlyn Cruz says:

    Wow! I love those stunning lights. I’ve never thought that there is a light festival.

  4. How lovely!

    I love looking at lights.

  5. Beautiful Christmas lights. Amazingly placed and gorgeous shine too!

  6. awwwww now i wish i was there. sounds epic! Wow! I love those stunning lights.

  7. Christmas is the best! The lights make it 100 times better though!

  8. It sounds like it’ll be an amazing lights festival! I can’t wait to put up my lights!

  9. Christina Aliperti says:

    This sounds awesome! I think one of the best things about the holiday season is the beautiful lights.

  10. Kathy Kenny Ngo says:

    I love staring at shimmering lights and this lights festival looks really fun to me. I hope I can attend this kind of festival soon.

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