Magnificent Mile Lights Festival preview

CHICAGO (WLS) -- The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival is Saturday!

The festival is a fun and festive tradition for many Chicago-area families.

The highlight is the parade down Michigan Avenue with Mickey and Minnie. Thursday morning, they tested the lights with ABC7 Meteorologist Greg Dutra.

Lights Festival Chair Gail Spreen and festival founder Marc Schulman and Wallace Harris of BMO Harris also joined ABC7 to talk about this year's festival.

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Founder Marc Schulman talks about this year's Magnificent Mile Lights Festival.



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Singer Ryan Cabrera talks about his upcoming performance at the Magnificent Lights Festival.



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The annual Magnificent Lights Festival gets underway this weekend.



The parade stops of on North Michigan Avenue at Oak Street at 5:30 p.m. Saturday. You can watch ABC7's broadcast of the parade at 6 p.m. on Sunday.

For more information on ABC7's broadcast, click here.
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