Hello to all, and happy holidays! With most holiday events having been canceled last year as a result of the pandemic, the Midwest Garrison is in full swing this year, as the Empire makes sure to spread it’s holiday cheer throughout the Galaxy (specifically, near and around the Chicagoland area). As we enter into the holiday season, we invite you to come and join the 501st Midwest Garrison at these fun upcoming events. Don’t forget to have your camera’s ready, there will be lot’s of fun & great photo opportunities. Feel free to stop by and say hi!

Event: Chicago Thanksgiving Parade
Date: Thursday, November 25, 2021
Venue: State Street, From Ida B. Wells Drive to Randolph
Time: 8am – 11am
Event Website: https://www.chicagothanksgivingparade.com/

Event: Crystal Lake Festival of Lights Parade 2021
Date: Friday, November 26th, 2021
Time: Parade kicks-off at 7pm
ADDRESS: 100 W. Woodstock Street, Crystal Lake, IL 60014
Event Website: https://downtowncl.org/annual-events/festival-of-lights-holiday-parade/

EVENT: Pekin Winter Wonderland Parade
WHEN: Sunday, November 28, 2021
Time: Parade kicks-off at 3:30 pm
WHERE: 9th and Broadway
Event Website: http://www.pekinwinterwonderland.info/Events.asp

Event: Forest Park Holiday Walk 60130
Date: Friday, December 3, 2021
Address: 7310 Madison Street Forest Park, Illinois 60130
Event Time: 6pm – 9pm
Event Website: https://exploreforestpark.com/events/holiday-walk-festival-of-windows/

Event: St John Police Dep T4T’s Xmas Event
Date: Saturday, December 4, 2021
Venue: St John Police Department
Address: 11033 W 93rd Ave, St John, IN 46373
Event Time: 11 am – 3 pm

Event: Mickey’s Christmas Yard
Date: Saturday, December 4th, 2021
Venue: Mickey’s Christmas Yard
Venue address: 509 13th Ave. Orion, IL. 61273
Event Time: 6pm – 8:30pm
Event Website: https://stayhappening.com/e/santa-and-friends-at-mickeys-christmas-yard-E2ISTWOGGKU

Event: LEGO Train Show/Cantigny Toys For Tots
Date: Sunday, December 5th
Venue: Cantigny Park
Address: 1 S 151 Winfield Road, Wheaton, IL 60189
Event Time: 9am-4pm
Event Website: https://cantigny.org/event/lego-train-show/

Event: Le Roy Christmas Parade
Date: Sunday, December 5, 2021
Event Time: Parade kicks off at 2:00 PM
Event Website: https://www.leroy.org/visitors/upcoming-events/event/christmas-parade-2021

Event: C2E2
Date: Friday, December 10th – Sunday, December 12th
Venue: McCormick Place
Address: 2301 S. King Dr, Chicago, IL 60616
Event Webpage: https://www.c2e2.com/en-us.html