CHICAGO, Oct. 5 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The 16th annual Magnificent Mile Lights Festival presented by Harris kicks off the holiday season on November 17 with a star-studded lineup to entertain all ages. The Harris Stage along The Magnificent Mile will host such big names as KT Tunstall, Sister Hazel, High School Musical star Corbin Bleu presented by Radio Disney, Ralph's World and Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players. This is the biggest and best all-star cast the festival has seen yet, and it's all free!
On top of A-list live performances, Mickey Mouse and his pals are in town direct from The Year of a Million Dreams celebration at the Walt Disney World(R) Resort. The entire family will enjoy a day filled with exciting activities, including the evening lighting procession in which Mickey will magically illuminate over one million lights on 200 trees along The Magnificent Mile. The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival is the first official nationwide event celebrating the holiday season, held along North Michigan Avenue between Oak Street and the Chicago River.
This year is the first time this magical event will shine on a national stage through syndicated national broadcasts. The procession and fireworks will air in over 40 percent of the country.
Schedule of Performances: Saturday, November 17th
Harris Stage at Pioneer Court (401 N Michigan Ave)
11:00 am Justin Roberts and the Not Ready for Naptime Players
12:00 pm Ralph's World
1:00 pm KT Tunstall presented by 101.9fm THE MIX
2:00 pm Sister Hazel presented by 101.9fm THE MIX
3:00 pm Radio Disney AM 1300 Party Patrol
4:00 pm Radio Disney presents Corbin Bleu
The Greater North Michigan Avenue Association (GNMAA) GNMAA is a private, non-profit membership organization with a mission of preserving, promoting, and enhancing one of Chicago's most unique neighborhoods. Its 750 members include real estate properties, retailer,hotels, entertainment establishments and institutional and residential properties. GNMAA owns and manages The Magnificent Mile Lights Festivalpresented by Harris. More than 800 volunteers assist in the event planningand management.