Your 2016 guide to the holidays and Christmas in Chicago
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Tons of holiday fun is blowing through the windy city this month.

Bad jokes aside, Chicago is a happening place with holiday fun and Christmas cheer a plenty this month. For those looking for some free fun for the family, you're in luck with plenty of activities throughout the city and even some parades to enjoy. Those looking to bust a move to some festive Christmas tunes will enjoy one (or more) of the many concerts happening this month. The city has a little bit for everyone, and instead of wasting your time trying to find what's best, check out all these handy guides: 

Free family holiday events: Don't waste your money taking the whole family out on an elaborate and expensive night on the town. Instead, enjoy one of the many free events in the city and save that extra dough for some last minute presents. 

Christmas concerts: Many of us have a lot of holiday boogie that needs to bust a move this holiday season. So let your Christmas spirit out at one of the many concerts happening in Chicago this month. 

Parades: Who doesn't love a good parade? Spend some time this season enjoying a holiday classic with your friends, family and any baton twirling lovers in your life. 

For anyone looking for some last minute shopping ideas, check out these 30 gifts that are perfect for the music lover in your life. Check out more holiday content on AXS right here