Miracle on Main Street

Tree Lighting and much more...



Join us from 3-7pm on Saturday, December 1 in downtown Lake Zurich for our Miracle on Main Street event. This special evening includes a visit from Santa Claus and is sure to be a memorable event for your child.

Returning again this year will be a beautiful 35foot tree to be displayed for the holiday season, an opportunity to meet Santa, Mrs. Claus and their reindeer. Event entertainment includes Lake Zurich High School’s Bare Voices, a DJ and the Academy of Performing Arts. There will be children’s crafts, sleigh rides, adult beverages, and food vendors. Cookies and hot cocoa provided by the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce and hot cider provided by the Lions Club. Get into the spirit of giving by supporting the Local Cub Scout Pack 92 who are collecting new winter hats, gloves/mittens, scarves, and coats to distribute to those in need in our community through St. Matthews Church.

Miracle on Main Street is sponsored by the Village of Lake Zurich, Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce, Lake Zurich Lions Club, Lake Zurich Tire and Auto Inc., Lumen Optical Kildeer, Moore Orthodontics and Burn Boot Camp. Make sure to get there early as the annual Lake Zurich Lions Club Candy Cane Hunt begins in Lions Park right before Miracle on Main Street at 2pm in Lions Park.

Location : Downtown Lake Zurich at Rotary Park, 7 E. Main Street

Candy Cane Hunt at the Lion’s Den 



The Lake Zurich Lions Club will be hosting their 12th Annual Candy Cane Hunt in Lions Park on Saturday, December 1, 2pm sharp, regardless of the weather. 

There will be four different age groups hunting for candy canes; children 3 and under will begin the event, followed by 4-6 year olds, and then 7-10 year olds. Prizes will be awarded for those in each age group who find winning candy canes. Santa will be roaming the Candy Cane Hunt beginning at 2pm and then at 2:30pm. After the hunt, from 2:30-4:15pm, the Lions are offering free family photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus inside the Lions Den. No appointment necessary. 

Photos with Santa will resume inside the Lions Den after his arrival at the Miracle on Main Street event from approximately 6-7pm. At this time, light refreshments will be served as supplies last and the Leo Club (youth 12-18) will be doing free face painting in the den. 

New This Year: The Lake Zurich Lions will also be offering an adult round of the Candy Cane Hunt for great prizes at 6:45 PM.  If you have questions on the Candy Cane Hunt, please contact the Lake Zurich Lions Club at 847-796-0501. 

Location: Lake Zurich Lion’s Den 81 E. Main Street
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Volunteer At This Event



We can always use some extra Santa’s helpers to assist in making our event a memorable, holiday experience for the families. Consider taking a shifts assisting with Santa, his reindeer, sleigh rides, crafts, or beer sales. No prior experience is required  Signup online