Begin searching for your ironic ugly sweater now. We’ll start off the weekend and festive season in Daley Plaza by enjoying a steaming hot mug of mulled wine (or hot chocolate or coffee) at the Kristkindl Market before heading into the great unknown to find some bone warming beverages.
As it might be a bit chilly, participants are encouraged to wear sweaters OVER their normal winter riding gear so that the festiveness may be enjoyed by all during the ride. Ugly sweaters are going to be judged and prizes will be awarded.
Here is the tentative plan for the night:
Meet at Daley plaza christkindl market (Mulled wine in Souvenir mugs, lots of food options….arrive early to experience more at the market.
Depart 6:15 from Dearborn and Washington.
Arrive around 6:45 at Lincoln Park Zoo – Zoo Lights see the lights and animals, ride the carrousel and enjoy hot chocolate, spiced wine and beer, purchase food from the restaurant. See Santa in the Lion House!
Depart at 7:30 pm from entrance by Sea lions/children’s zoo
Arrive around 8 to Lincoln Square Christkindl market- Listen to music, drink beer, golwein, dance…etc.
Depart at 9:15
Arrive at 9:45 to Final destination: Simons in Andersonville...award prizes and disperse