You can still take in and enjoy holiday lights, even if you didn't put them up yourself! Here are a few events where you can see the lights and enjoy some family time:
Lincoln Park Zoo's ZooLights runs through January 7th and it's free! They're only closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day... hours and info here.
Brookfield Zoo's Holiday Magic runs from the day after Christmas through New Year's Eve and there's lots of programs and fun with admission. Find hours, events and info here.
And Morton Arboretum has lit up their trees for their annual Illumination lights festival... they're closed on Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, but they're open on New Year's Day. Get hours and info here.
Just a few safe ways to light it up for the holidays! ( )