Miracle on Main Street

Tree Lighting and much more...

Join us from 3-7 pm on Saturday, December 5th 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. 

Featuring a beautiful 35 foot tree that will be on display 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. Hot cocoa provided by the Lake Zurich Area Chamber of Commerce and hot cider provided by the Lions Club. 

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., Moore Orthodontics, Grand Dental and Burn Bootcamp. Make sure to get there early as the annual Lake Zurich Lions Club Candy Cane Hunt begins in Lions Park as Miracle on Main Street begins at 3 pm in Lions Park

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

Candy Cane Hunt at the Lion’s Den 

The Lake Zurich Lions Club will be hosting their 17th Annual Candy Cane Hunt in Lions Park on Saturday, December 5th. The event will begin at 3pm 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 the 4-6 year olds, and then 7-10 year olds. Prizes will be awarded to those in each age group who find winning candy canes. The final round will be an adult round of the Candy Cane Hunt for great prizes at 4:30 pm.

Santa will be roaming the Candy Cane Hunt beginning at 3pm. After the hunt, from 3:30-4pm, the Lions will be offering FREE family photos with Santa and Mrs. Claus inside the Lions Den. No appointment necessary. Please note that photos and visits with Santa will resume inside the Lion’s Den after his arrival at the Miracle on Main Street event from approximately 5:30-7 pm.

Light refreshments will be served and the Leo Club (youth 12-18) will be doing free face painting in the den from 3:00 pm until 7:00 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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Please contact Bonnie.Caputo@lakezurich.org or call 847.540.5068 to request a sponsorship package or discuss sponsorship opportunities.

Volunteer At This Event

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