Chicago events near me: Light Up Lawndale keeps up annual winter wonderland celebration ahead of Christmas 2022

ByABC7 Chicago Digital Team via WLS logo

Sunday, December 4, 2022 12:05AM

CHICAGO (WLS) — People will come together to spread holiday cheer on the city’s West Side!

Winter Lawndale-land is a celebration to help change the narrative about Chicago’s Lawndale community.

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Princess Shaw, executive director of Light Up Lawndale, joined ABC7 to talk more about the event.

Shaw talked about how the initiative started, how the tradition is kept up and how it has grown over the past couple years, especially during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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