The 1.2-mile parade route travels under millions of twinkling lights along Michigan Avenue from Oak Street to Wacker Drive. The parade is free and open to the public. The event is televised live on ABC7 in the Chicago area and is also re-broadcast throughout December in various cities across the nation.What is the Chicago Festival?
The Chicago Blues Festival is the largest free blues festival in the world and remains the largest of Chicago's Music Festivals. During three days on five stages, more than half a million blues fans prove that Chicago is the "Blues Capital of the World.".