Holiday Offers

Every holiday season, businesses in The Magnificent Mile district spread cheer with incredible offers!

See below for special offers and events throughout the 2014 season, including offers available the day of Lights Festival, November 22, 2014!

HOTELS // SHOPPING // DINING // CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT // OTHER // THANKSGIVING // CHRISTMAS EVE/DAY // NEW YEAR’S EVE/DAY

HOTELS

Conrad
521 N. Rush Street, (312) 645-1500

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Park & Stay – Chicago Chillcation
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Find more on Facebook.


DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Chicago – Magnificent Mile
300 E. Ohio Street, (312) 787-6100

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill

Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Find more on Facebook.


The Drake 
140 E. Walton Place, (312) 787-2200

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Park & Stay – Chicago Chillcation
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Find more on Facebook or follow @DrakeChicago.


Embassy Suites Downtown
600 N. State Street, (312) 943-3800

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Find more on Facebook or follow @ChicagoEmbassy.


Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
216 E. Ontario Street, (855) 476-6661

November 1 – December 31, 2014
Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile Shopping Package
Located just blocks away from premier shopping malls in Chicago, Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile is the perfect destination for a shopping getaway. The Shops at North Bridge is a downtown Chicago shopping haven sure to “wow” the most seasoned shoppers. Book a Chicago shopping package offered at Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile hotel for a jump start to your Michigan Avenue shopping vacation. The Shops at North Bridge Package Includes:

  • Deluxe Hotel Room
  • One $50 “Give Style” Gift Card To The Shops At North Bridge
  • One Complimentary Shopping & Dining Visitor Rewards Brochure
  • Complimentary Valet Parking
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast
  • Complimentary High Speed Internet.

Find on more on Facebook or follow @FairfieldChcago.


Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago – Downtown
33 W. Illinois, (312) 832-0330

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill      
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Just Chillin
Make lasting memories with your family at the Hampton Inn & Suites Chicago-Downtown where your kids will be treated like a V.I.K (Very Important Kid) and your family vehicle will be treated to valet service.

Your adventure begins at check-in where the kids will have the privilege of checking in and will receive a special welcome goodie bag with treats and goodies made especially for kids. With a great goodie bag in hand, keycard access to our indoor pool, and a hotel location steps away from the Magnificent Mile, your kid(s) should not have any reason to say “”I’m Bored””. What’s Included:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • V.I.K (Very Important Kid) check-in experience, where the kid(s) check into the hotel
  • Welcome bag with treats & goodies for each kid under the age of 12 (limit 4)
  • Valet Parking – one vehicle per room per night. *Please note there is a 6’8″” height clearance in the parking garage and the garage cannot accommodate oversized vehicles
  • Complimentary hot breakfast*
  • Complimentary in-room WiFi*
  • Indoor pool, sauna, and fitness center*

Book now!

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Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
160 E. Huron Street, (312) 706-0888

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Just Chillin
“Take a “”Chillcation”” in Chicago this year at the Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown / Magnificent Mile. Just Chill at our hotel, book this package and recieve the following:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Two Chicago sourvenir coffee mugs
  • A Ghirardelli Hot Chocolate package
  • $15 Gift Card for Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop
  • Complimentary in-room WiFi*
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Daily*

Book now!

Find more on Facebook.


Hilton Chicago/Magnificent Mile Suites
198 E. Delaware Place, (312) 664-1100

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill 
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Find more on Facebook.


Hilton Garden Inn Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
10 E. Grand Avenue, Chicago, (312) 595-0000

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Find more on Facebook or follow @HGI_Chicago_MM.


Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago – Downtown
40 E. Grand Avenue, (312)644-2222

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Just Chillin
“Chill like a local? Come Chill in Chicago. Live like the locals do or do as the locals do. Enjoy a Chillcation at the Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago-Downtown hotel with the Just Chillin’ package, including:

  • Hot cocoa or hot cider for two in our two-room suite
  • Popcorn and movie from the Suite Shop
  • One deck of Chicago playing cards
  • One coloring book and crayon set
  • One pool noodle (additional noodles may be purchased at the hotel)
  • One Lewis the Duck ‘rubber ducky’
  • Cookies and milk or veggie tray in our two-room suite

Book now!

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Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
152 E. Huron Street, (312) 585-9333

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Just Chillin
“Take a ‘Chillcation’ in Chicago this year at Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile. Just Chill at our hotel, book this package and receive the following:

  • Overnight accommodations
  • Two Chicago souvenir coffee mugs
  • A Ghirardelli Hot Chocolate package
  • $15 gift card for Ghirardelli Ice Cream and Chocolate Shop
  • Complimentary in-room WiFi*
  • Complimentary Hot Breakfast Daily*

Book now!

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Kinzie Hotel
20 W. Kinzie Street, (312) 395-9000

November 1, 2014 – January 31, 2015
Holiday Shopping Package
Treat yourself at Kinzie Hotel while you shop for the best deals on The Magnificent Mile. Nobody knows your wish list better than you do so give yourself the gift of luxury and take advantage of the exclusive shopping coupons included in this package. After a day of gifting yourself, relax like Santa himself with a cold glass of milk and homemade cookies while enjoying the luxurious accommodations.

Find more on Facebook or follow @KinzieHotel.


Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel, Chicago
221 N. Columbus Drive, (312) 565-5258

Ongoing
Kids Kamping Package
Pack up the family and take them camping in the city! The kids will love in-room camping in their very own tent that they can take home, all while cuddling with their Radisson Blu Bear and snacking on milk and cookies.

They can color in their own coloring books or even go for a swim in our indoor pool located on the third floor. Still want some of the outdoors? Bring the kids to our third floor terrace and have s’mores over the fire pit or take a short walk to the beautiful six-acre Lakeshore East Park, which offers a special kids area, just behind the hotel!

Camping with the kids has never been more fun, all in the heart of Chicago. Rates starting at $279.

Find more on Facebook or follow @RadissonBluAqua.


The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)
160 E. Pearson Street, (312) 266-1000

Chicago Escape
Through April 30, 2015
Plan a luxurious stay at The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel). Our Chicago Winter Escape offer includes 15% off our Room Rate and complimentary parking. Book now!

*Advance reservations are required. Blackout dates apply. All offers are subject to availability at time of reservation. Offers are not valid in conjunction with any other offer or contract and do not apply to groups. Rates are per room, per night, vary by arrival date and/or length of stay, and do not include applicable taxes, service charges, levies, resort fees or surcharges, unless otherwise noted. Rates are subject to change.

Find more on Facebook or follow @RCChicago.


Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
301 E. North Water Street, (312) 464-1000

December 20 – 28, 2014
Stay Longer. Celebrate More.
Enjoy the upcoming long weekends in downtown Chicago with a Deluxe room overlooking the city and lake plus festive savings.  Stay three or more nights at $89 rates or Sheraton Club Level at $139. Sheraton Club Level includes free breakfast, snacks and more!

Find more on Facebook or follow @SheratonChicago.


Waldorf Astoria
11 E. Walton, (312) 646-1300

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill 
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Find more on Facebook or follow @Waldorf_Chicago.


Westin Michigan Avenue
909 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 943-7200

Ongoing
Macy’s Shopping Package
‘Tis the season to shop! Wrap up your holiday shopping early this year with our exclusive package including:

  • One $100 Macys® gift card each night of your stay
  • Rates from $195 per night
  • Valid for weekend stays
  • Insider tip: Our hotel is across the street from the Macy’s store at Water Tower Place

Book online, or call (866) 716-8104 and mention promo code LWZ.

Find more on Facebook or follow @WestinMichAve.


theWit
201 N. State Street, (312) 467-0200

October 10, 2014 – March 31, 2015
Drive In, Park and Chill
Coast into the city and take advantage of the Chillcation “Park, Stay & Chill” package which includes overnight hotel accommodations and significant savings on overnight parking. Book now!

Find more on Facebook or follow @theWitChicago.


W Chicago Lakeshore
644 N. Lakeshore Drive, (877) 822-0000

November 1 – December 31, 2014
Light Up Your Holiday
Electrify your stay at W Chicago Lakeshore this holiday season with:

  • Complimentary valet parking ($63 daily value!)
  • Two complimentary seasonal cocktails
  • Extraordinary guestroom make for a dynamic escape

Book online, or call (877) 822-0000 and ask for rate code WPLAYPKG.

Find more on Facebook or follow @WLakeshore.


Warwick Allerton Hotel Chicago 
701 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 274-6416

Saturday,  November 22,  2014
VIP Viewing Rooms for Rent 
Get out of the cold and watch the Festival of Lights exclusively from a choice of 2 private viewing rooms overlooking Michigan Avenue.Frank Lloyd Wright Room accommodates up to 60 people and we have packages starting at $50 to include snacks, sweets and hot beverages. Bar Packages Starting at $23. Package subject to tax and service charge.
Mies van der Rohe accommodates up to 35 people and we have packages starting at $50 to include snacks, sweets and hot beverages. Bar Package Starting at $23. Package subject to tax and service These rooms will sell out, so act fast!!!
*Event space agreement required*

Find more on Facebook or follow @WarwickAllerton.

SHOPPING

Bloomingdale’s
900 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 440-4596

November 1 – December 31, 2014
Savings Certificate and Gift with Purchase
Bloomingdale’s Fashion Headquarters has something for everyone on your holiday shopping list including designer apparel, cosmetics, shoes, handbags, and much more. Out-of-town customers can stop by our third floor Visitors Center and enjoy special offers and services including foreign language assistance, city information, and a limited-edition gift with purchase. Mention the Lights Festival and present your out-of-town identification to receive a 10% savings certificate.

*Restrictions apply, please see certificate for details.

Find more on Facebook or follow @Bloomingdales.


Candyality
520 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 527-1010

November 22-23, 2014
Disney Countdown to Christmas Calendar
Spend $20 or more and receive a FREE Disney Countdown to Christmas chocolate filled calendar (valued at $5 each), while supplies last. Hint: buy 4 calendars get the 5th FREE!

*One (1) free calendar per customer.

Find more on Facebook or follow @Candyality.


Cole Haan
673 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 642-8995

November 21 – 23, 2014
20% Off Your Purchase
Cole Haan Michigan Avenue will offer 20% off your purchase!

*20% discount applied at checkout. This special offer may not be applied to previous purchases, gift cards, “Deal of the Day” or redeemed for cash, and offer is only valid at this retail location.

Find more on Facebook or follow @colehaan.


Columbia Sportswear
830 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 951-2679

November 1 – November 25, 2014
Spend and Get

Spend $150 between November 1st through November 25th to receive a $30 gift card that can be redeemed December 2nd through December 31st.

Find more on Facebook or follow @Columbia1938.


Marshalls and T.J.Maxx
600 N. Michigan Avenue,
T.J.Maxx, (312) 642-2303
Marshalls, (312) 280-7506

November 21 – 23, 2014
Carry your holiday gifts in style with a complimentary reusable bag!
T.J.Maxx and Marshalls are your destination for Holiday shopping this season. With brand name gifts for all, and all for less, you’re sure to delight everyone on your list. Come in throughout the Lights Festival weekend for your complimentary bag with purchase.

*Offer valid while supplies last.

Find T.J. Maxx on Facebook or follow @tjmaxx. Find Marshalls on Facebook or follow @Marshalls.


Mary Mary Gifts
706 N. Dearborn Street, (312) 654-8100

November 1 – December 31, 2014
Be Merry at Mary Mary
Receive a free gift and complimentary gift wrap when you spend $50.00.

*Not valid with any other offers or promotions.

Find more on Facebook.


Water Tower Place
835 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 440-3166

Ongoing
Shopping & Dining Visitor Rewards
Mention this listing at the Water Tower Place Concierge Desk located in The Michigan Avenue Lobby and receive your complimentary Water Tower Place Premier Passport, featuring exclusive offers and incentives, plus a signature gift with minimum purchase.

Ongoing
Free Same Day Delivery
Enjoy the convenience of same day delivery! Now through the end of the year, have your Water Tower Place purchases delivered for FREE! Have all of your in-mall purchases delivered the SAME DAY to your home, office or hotel -or- have your purchases held at Concierge Services located in the Michigan Avenue Lobby for pick up at your convenience. Concierge Services is located in the Michigan Avenue Lobby.

November 14 – December 24, 2014
Avoid The Lines To Visit With Santa
Avoid the line to visit with Santa: Friday, November 14 – Wednesday, December 24. Simply visit the Santa Set on Level 2 and make a reservation to visit with Santa so you can continue to shop or dine.

Find more on Facebook  or follow @WaterTowerPlace.

DINING

Cafe des Architectes
20 E. Chestnut Street, (312) 324-4063

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Hot Chocolate Bar
On Saturday, November 22, Cafe des Architectes will celebrate the Magnificent Mile Lights Parade with a Hot Chocolate Bar! From 2-5 p.m. hot chocolate with toppings will be available, along with French pastries including macarons and eclairs. Warm up with a sweet treat on your way to the parade! Look for our Hot Chocolate Bar outside at 20 E. Chestnut St. (corner of Chestnut and Wabash). All items are $3, cash and credit cards accepted.

Find more on Facebook or follow @SofitelChicago.


Chick-fil-A Loyola Water Tower
30 E. Chicago Avenue, (312) 266-8888

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Free Chick-fil-A Balloon for Kids
Get a Chick-fil-A balloon with each Kid’s Meal while supplies last.

Find more on Facebook or follow @cfawatertower.


Connie’s Pizza
1030 N. State Street, (773) 510-9368

November 21 – November 23, 2014
$5.00 off with $10.00 purchase!
Throughout the weekend of the Lights Festival, receive $5.00 off with a purchase of $10.00 or more. Use code: MAGMILE.

*Not valid with any other offers. Offer only valid at 1030 N. State Street.

Find more on Facebook or follow @ConniesPizza.


Corner Bakery Cafe
676 N. St. Clair Street, (312) 266-2570

Holiday Cheer
Through December 29, 2014
Even our ovens are filled with Holiday Cheer! Through December 29, 2014 receive a $5 Bonus Card with each Large Cinnamon Creme Cake or $25 Gift Card purchase.

*Bonus cards valid at participating Corner Bakery Cafe locations January 1 – 31, 2015.

Find more on Facebook or follow @CornerBakery.


Devon Seafood Grill
39 E. Chicago Avenue, (312) 440-8660

Saturday, November 22
Complimentary Kids Meal
If you’re headed to The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, treat the family to an exceptional dinner at Devon Seafood Grill and enjoy a complimentary kids meal with the purchase of an entree.

Find more on Facebook or follow @DevonChicago.


Eataly
43 E. Ohio Street, (312) 521-8700

Ongoing, Tuesdays at 5:00 PM and Fridays at 2:00 PM
Guided Tour
Not quite sure where to start, how to navigate this massive market or just want to learn more about the ins and outs of Eataly? We are offering a free tour of Eataly! Let one of our senior staff lead you through a guided tour of all 63,000 square feet of Eataly Chicago. We will be sure to cover every corner, offering a behind-the-scenes peek at each department.

Find more on Facebook or follow @EatalyChicago.


Frankie’s Scaloppini
900 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 266-2500

November 1 – December 30, 2014
Gift Card Offer
Receive a free $25 holiday bonus for every $100 spent on gift cards.

Find more on Facebook or follow @Frankies5th.


Howells & Hood
435 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 262-5310

November 22, 2014
Specialty Cocktails and Hot Drinks
Howells & Hood will be featuring coffee, cider and hot chocolate for $4 (12 oz portion) with a spike of Jack Fire, Bailey’s or Jameson for $4 additional.  Enjoy warm drinks (non-alcoholic) for sale from the patio.

Find more on Facebook or follow @HowellsandHood.


mEAT on Chestnut
215 E. Chestnut Street, (773) 328-8320

November 21 – 23, 2014
Take 10% Off
Take 10% off your bill November 21 – November 23 when you make a reservation online! Enter password “Mickey Mouse” under special requests and mention it to the host when you arrive at the restaurant.

Find more on Facebook or follow @mEATrestaurant.


Mity Nice Grill, Foodlife and Foodease
Water Tower Place, (773) 878-7340

November 1 – December 30, 2014
Special Gift Card Offer
Receive a free $25 holiday bonus for every $100 spent on gift cards.

Find more on Facebook.


NoMI Boutique
800 N. Michigan Avenue, Lobby Level, (312) 239-4030

November 19 – December 24, 2014
NoMI Boutique |Sugar & Spice
From renowned pastry chef, Meg Galus, indulge in everything from homemade flavored bonbons, peppermint bark, NoMI signature candy bars and a variety of other delectable confections to whole pies, specialty tarts and a variety of cakes straight from the NoMI pastry kitchen.

Gift packages and gift cards are also available for everyone on your list. Please every palate with savory packages of NoMI signature spice blends and recipes, sweet offerings including homemade hot chocolate mix and more!

Find more on Facebook or follow @NoMIchicago.


Osteria Via Stato
620 N. State Street, (312) 642-4850

November 1, 2014-December 30, 2014
Gift Card Offer
Receive a free $25 holiday bonus for every $100 spent on gift cards.

Find more on Facebook or follow @OsteriaViaStato.


Rebar
401 N. Wabash Avenue, (312) 588-8000

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Wine Tasting at Rebar: Fundraiser for Eric Trump Foundation Benefiting St. Jude’s Children’s Hospital
Join Rebar on Saturday, November 22 for sips and bites to kick off the holiday season. Indulge at Rebar for pre-dinner vino and sample wine from Trump Winery’s award-winning vineyard paired with the three C’s (cheese, charcuterie, and chocolate). Raffle tickets will be sold for a chance to win fantastic prizes including overnight stays, health club memberships to The Spa at Trump, Brunch at Sixteen and much more! The event will conclude with unobstructed views of the fireworks show from the Magnificent Miles Lights Festival. Tickets: $50/person.

*Limited space available.

Find more on Facebook or follow @TrumpChicago.


Sophie’s at Saks Fifth Avenue
700 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 525-3400

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Festival of Lights Dinner
Join Sophie’s at Saks Fifth Avenue for an exclusive three-course Lights Festival dinner for $38 with two seatings at 5:00 pm and 7:30 pm. Enjoy magnificent dishes along with hot chocolate and Gluhwein and the best views at this year’s Lights Festival parade.

*Reservations are required.

Find more on Facebook or follow @SophiesChicago.


Sweetwater Tavern and Grille
225 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 698-7111

November 22, 2014
Specialty Cocktails and Hot Drinks
Howells & Hood will be featuring coffee, cider and hot chocolate for $4 (12 oz portion) with a spike of Jack Fire, Bailey’s or Jameson for $4 additional.  Enjoy warm drinks (non-alcoholic) for sale from the patio.

Find more on Facebook or follow @SweetwaterChi.


Timothy O’Tooles Pub
622 N. Fairbanks Court, (312) 642-0700

November 21 – 23, 2014
20% off up to $10
Enjoy 20% off your bill (up to a $10 value) when you stop in the weekend of The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival!

Find more on Facebook or follow @timmyotooles.


Viand Bar & Kitchen
155 E. Ontario Street, (312) 255-8505

Saturday, November 22, 5:00 – 8:00 PM
Live Music, Food & Drink Specials
Join us for live music by John Martin, a contestant on this season of The Voice! We will also have Holiday cocktails & food specials!

Find more on Facebook.


ZED 451
739 N. Clark Street, (312) 266-6691

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Bright Lights. Winter Nights.
Cozy up at our annual sky-high celebration before we bring the party indoors for the winter. Join us for festive entertainment, a spiked hot chocolate bar, and our new Cravings menu from Executive Chef Michael McDonald, all while surrounded by unmatched city views.

Find more on Facebook or follow @Zed451.

CULTURE & ENTERTAINMENT

Art Institute of Chicago
111 S. Michigan Avenue, (312) 443-3600

November 28, 2014
Wreathing of the Lions
Start the holidays with a roar at this Chicago family favorite!.The beloved Art Institute lions don their traditional evergreen wreaths at the Michigan Avenue entrance. Warm up with complimentary hot chocolate and live music! Following the outdoor ceremony, families are invited to stop by the Ryan Education Center to create holiday wreaths decorated with drawings of your family’s favorite holiday traditions!

December 27 – December 30, 2014
Holly Days Family Festival
Drop in for all kinds of family fun!Draw a character, whether human, beast, or supernatural being, inspired by the exhibitions Heaven and Earth: Art of Byzantium from Greek Collections and Temptation: The Demons of James Ensor.  This is a drop-in program and registration is not required.

Gifts to the City
Discover the Art Institute’s Gifts to the City this holiday season!

Find more on Facebook or follow @artinstitutechi.


Chicago Architecture Foundation
224 S. Michigan Avenue,(312) 525-3400

November 1 – December 31, 2014
15% Off Online & In-Store Retail
Celebrate this holiday season with creative and imaginative gifts and decorations for yourself and your loved ones. Find unique home décor and Chicago-themed gifts, architecture and design books, local artists’ jewelry, educational toys and more online at shop.architecture.org or visit 224. S. Michigan Ave. Receive 15% off all purchases online & in-store November 1 – December 31, 2014 using coupon code LIGHTSFEST2014.

Find more on Facebook or follow @chiarchitecture.


Chicago Flower & Garden Show
Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand Avenue, (312) 241-1250

November 1 – December 31, 2014
Save $5 on Flower Show Tickets
Save a total of $5 off box office prices for the 2015 Chicago Flower & Garden Show when you purchase tickets online before December 31, 2014. Visit www.ChicagoFlower.com and use discount code LIGHTS15. The show is March 14 – 22, 2015 at Chicago’s acclaimed Navy Pier just blocks away from The Magnificent Mile.

Find more on Facebook or follow @ChicagoFlower.


Chicago Trolley & Double Decker Co.
Anywhere you need us to be! (773) 890-2000

November 22, 2014 – January 4, 2015
Chicago Trolley Private Holiday Lights Tour
Rent our festive holiday trolleys and jingle all the way around the city or suburbs! Experience the lights downtown, visit Christkindlmarket or check out Christmas lights in your neighborhood. We can pick up and drop off anywhere. Jack Frost nipping at your nose? No problem! Our trolleys are heated and enclosed to keep you warm. You can bring food and drinks aboard too. We’ll make sure you have a holly jolly good time!

Find more on Facebook or follow @chicagotrolley.


Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
Michigan Avenue and Wacker Drive, (847) 358-1330

November 21 – 23, 2014
Complimentary Hot Rum Almond Cocoa on Chicago Architecture River Cruise
Enjoy complimentary Hot Rum Almond Cocoa or regular hot cocoa as you learn about Chicago’s world-renowned architecture on the city’s #1 Architecture River Cruise – the Official Chicago Architecture Foundation River Cruise aboard Chicago’s First Lady Cruises. Don’t miss the final weekend of cruises this season!
*Valid Lights Festival weekend only. One per ticketed guest. Must show offer at onboard bar to redeem. Join us for our final weekend of cruises this season!

Find more on Facebook or follow @CFLcruises.


Goodman Theatre
170 N. Dearborn Street, (312) 443-3800

November 1 – December 31, 2014
A Christmas Carol
“There’s no better way to get into the holiday spirit” (Chicago Sun-Times) than experiencing the magic of Goodman Theatre’s A Christmas Carol. For 37 years, Charles Dickens’ holiday classic has delighted Chicago audiences; the production has hosted seven directors, 32 Tiny Tims and eight Scrooges, who’ve snidely delivered nearly 23,000 “Bah Humbugs!” A Christmas Carol is the iconic tale of greedy British businessman Ebenezer Scrooge, whose sizable bank account is only matched by his hatred of the holidays. One Christmas Eve, Scrooge is visited by four ghosts who take him on an spectacular adventure through his past, present and future, helping him rediscover the joys of life, love and friendship.

December 5 – December 28, 2014
“Twist Your Dickens”
Goodman Theatre and The Second City team up to present a hilarious send-up of the Dickens holiday classic A Christmas Carol. The famous Victorian streets spring to frenzied life as Scrooge, Tiny Tim and those know-it-all ghosts find themselves hopelessly mixed up with characters from the Peanuts holiday special, the island of misfit toys and even little orphan Annie. Add in Second City’s trademark improvisation and it makes for a heaping host of holiday hilarity. The Second City’s “Twist Your Dickens” is written by former The Colbert Report writers Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort.

Find more on Facebook  or follow @GoodmanTheatre.


Hot Tix
163 E. Pearson Street, 72 E. Randolph Street, 108 N. State Street, (312) 977-9483

Ongoing
Half-Price Theatre Tickets
Warm up with hot Chicago theatre this winter! For half-price access to incredible shows all over Chicago, visit the Hot Tix “Theatre Geniuses” across from the Chicago Cultural Center at 72 E. Randolph Street, in the Water Works Pumping Station at 163 E. Pearson Street, inside Block Thirty Seven at 108 N. State Street, or buy half-price tickets online at www.HotTix.org.

Find more on Facebook or follow @hottix.


League of Chicago Theatres
108 N. State Street, (312) 554-9800

November 12 – December 31, 2014
Free Holiday Theatre Guide
Every year, Chicago theatre companies present thrilling holiday productions in many neighborhoods and suburbs. Pick up your free 2014 Holiday Theatre Guide at Hot Tix (3 downtown locations) or download a free guide online at www.ChicagoPlays.com.

Find m0re on Facebook or follow @ChicagoPlays.


Loyola University Museum of Art
820 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 915-7600

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Warm Up at LUMA
Stop by LUMA to warm up! Enjoy hot chocolate, free admission from 2 pm – 6 pm, and 15% off in the Museum Shop. LUMA’s annual holiday exhibition Art and Faith of the Crèche: The Collection of James and Emilia Govan will be on view, featuring over 100 nativities from around the world.

Find more on Facebook or follow @lumachicago.


Mystic Blue Cruises
600 E. Grand Avenue, (866) 826-3463

December 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014
MagHoliday20
Tis the season! Enjoy 20% off all December dining cruises using code MagHoliday20. Come aboard for unforgettable skyline views and an evening you’ll never forget filled with holiday cheer. Call or book your cruise via the web today!

*Offer excludes Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve cruises.

Find more on Facebook or follow @MysticNavyPier.


Oak Street Design
410 S. Michigan Avenue, (312) 944-5803

November 21, 2014 – January 2, 2015
#HolidayWindowTour
Create new traditions with your friends and family this year with a tour inspired by the Art Institute of Chicago‘s most iconic works. Guests are invited to engage with displays at Dana Hotel and Spa, AT&T Michigan Avenue, The Shops at North Bridge, Trump International Hotel and more through a social media contest that will reward prizes from each participating property.

For those who snap a photograph of themselves in one or more of the 8 displays, and post to social media with the hashtag #HolidayWindowTour and the name of the property, they will be entered for a chance to win. Click here for a map of the self-guided tour.

Find on Facebook or follow @OakStreetDesign.


Odyssey Cruises
600 E. Grand Avenue, (866) 826-3463

December 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014
MagHoliday20
Tis the season! Enjoy 20% off all December dining cruises using code MagHoliday20. Come aboard for unforgettable skyline views and an evening you’ll never forget filled with holiday cheer. Call or book your cruise via the web today!

*Offer excludes Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve cruises.

Find more on Facebook or follow @OdysseyChicago.


The Second City
1616 N. Wells Street, (312) 337-3992

December 2 – December 14, 2014
Ticket Discount for The Second City
Receive 20% off Tuesday through Thursday, and Sunday for the Second City Mainstage. Use code HOL1 online or via phone.

December 2 – December 14, 2014
20% Off Tickets to Holidazed and Confused
Receive 20% off Tuesday through Thursday, and Sunday for “Holidazed & Confused”. Use code HOL2 online or via phone.

Find more on Facebook or follow @thesecondcity.


Spirit of Chicago Cruises
600 E. Grand Avenue, (866) 826-3463

December 1, 2014 – December 31, 2014
MagHoliday20
Tis the season! Enjoy 20% off all December dining cruises using code MagHoliday20. Come aboard for unforgettable skyline views and an evening you’ll never forget filled with holiday cheer. Call or book your cruise via the web today!

*Offer excludes Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve cruises.

Find more on Facebook or follow @SpiritNavyPier.


Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
401 N. Wabash Avenue, (312) 588-8000

Saturday, November 22, 2014, 3:00 – 8:00 pm
Meet & Greet: Reindeer on the River
Throughout the afternoon, guests will enjoy magical opportunities for meet-and-greets and photos with the reindeer and Santa while sipping hot cider and cocoa. Those in attendance into early evening will also enjoy prime views of the fireworks spectacular over the Chicago River, officially marking the launch of Chicago’s holiday season. All proceeds benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

Find more on Facebook or follow @TrumpChicago.

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The Clare, c/o Loyola University Museum of Art
820 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 784-8095

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Holiday Sing-Along!
Get in the spirit and sing! Join in a holiday sing-along led by Loyola University of Chicago students and residents of The Clare retirement community, starting at 2 pm outside of the Loyola University Museum of Art (LUMA), directly across the street from the historic Water Tower. While you’re there, visit LUMA’s global crèche exhibit, Art and Faith of the Crèche: The Collection of James and Emilia Govan.

*Free museum admission 2 – 6 pm.

Find more on Facebook.


Mario Tricoci Hair Salon & Day Spa
900 N. Michigan Avenue, Lower Level, (847) 202-1900

November 2, 2014 –  January 3, 2015
Lights Festival Holiday Bonus Coupon
Celebrate the Lights Festival with a special bonus offer from Mario Tricoci Hair Salons & Day Spas! Receive a $15 Bonus Coupon for every $100 spent on gift cards (up to $45) at the salon.

Find more on Facebook or follow @mariotricoci.


Massage Envy Spa
345 E. Ohio Street, (312) 222-0808

November 1 - December 31, 2014
Gift Card Special Offer
Purchase $150 in gift cards and receive a free 1-hour massage voucher.

Find more on Facebook.


The Spa at Trump
401 N. Wabash Avenue, (312) 588-8020

Giving Thanks:  Gratitude as Stress Relief in Your Yoga Practice
Sunday, November 23, 1:00 – 3:00 pm
Cultivating a sense of gratitude can relieve stress, overcome depression and help participants to live a more inspired life.  Yoga can have similar effects, so imagine the power that can be found when both are combined. In this workshop, guests will meditate on experiences for which they are grateful and add this focus to their yoga practice to create a deep sense of calm strength.  All levels are welcome.

Vinyasa & Vino: Christmas Holidays
December 14, 5:00 – 6:00 pm, Vinyasa Class; 6:00 – 6:30 pm Wine Tasting
A perfect way to celebrate the holidays with a group of friends or colleagues, this special Vinyasa & Vino class features an invigorating Vinyasa-style yoga class, followed by a champagne and sparkling wine tasting. All levels are welcome.

Non-members are welcome to experience a workshop or class for a fee of $45.00.

Scents of the Season Massage
Ongoing
Guests can escape and unwind from hectic winter activities with a Swedish massage infused with reinvigorating cedar wood, rosemary or eucalyptus.  During the treatment, gentle pressure promotes relaxation, improved circulation and serenity.

Find more on Facebook or follow @TrumpChicago.


Wendella Boats
400 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 337-1446

Saturday, November 22, 2014
Chicago Water Taxi
During the Lights Festival Chicago Water Taxi will be running all day on a special schedule until after the fireworks, maintaining a direct link between Michigan Avenue and Ogilvie and Union Train Stations!

Find more on Facebook or follow @WendellaBoats.

THANKSGIVING

The Drake
140 E. Walton Place, (312) 787-2200

Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014
Timeless Thanksgiving 
Celebrate Chicago’s second oldest autumn harvest tradition with a Gold Coast Thanksgiving at The Drake Hotel. The Drake’s Executive Chef, France native Herve Cuyeu has created dishes including

Enjoy Crab Dim Sum, Braised Beef Short Ribs, Pumpkin Gnocchi  alongside home-style favorites such as Cornbread Stuffing, Roasted Turkey Breast and Pear and Cranberry Cobbler. The Drake’s ambiance will include live music throughout the day, and a kid’s creation room featuring a face painter, caricaturist and balloon twister in the Drake Room.

The cost for each adult is $119 and $59 for children.  Ages five and under dine free.

Find more on Facebook or follow @DrakeChicago.


Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch
835 N. Michigan Avenue (Level 7), (312) 202-0500

Black Friday, November 28, 2014
Black Friday Brunch
Bring the whole family to Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch on Black Friday to get charged for a day of shopping! In addition to the regular menu, guests can enjoy brunch specials including Thanksgiving on a Roll- plus free admission to the adjacent Chicago Sports Museum.

Find more on Facebook or follow @HarryCarays.


Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse, Chicago
33 W. Kinzie Street, (312) 828-0966

Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014
12:00 – 9:00 pm
Enjoy Thanksgiving without any of the prep or clean up at Harry Caray’s Italian Steakhouse. Choose from traditional Thanksgiving specials such as Hand Carved Roasted Turkey and Herb Roasted Prime Rub, or your favorite dishes from the regular menu. Reservations are recommended.

Find more on Facebook or follow @HarryCarays.


NoMI
800 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 239-4030

Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014
11:00 am – 8:00 pm
Whether you celebrate with family or friends, let NoMI Kitchen take the hassle out of mealtime. With everything from hand-carved meats, imported cheeses and artfully prepared sushi, our variety of brunch offerings are sure to please every palate. The cost is $125 per person; $35 per child (ages 4-12).

Find more on Facebook or follow @NoMIchicago.


Seasons 52
55 E. Grand Avenue, (312) 832-1752

 Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014
Make Your Reservation for Seasons 52 Holiday Dinner
Join Seasons 52 for a holiday feast this Thanksgiving featuring all-natural Plainville Farms roasted turkey and all the trimmings, as well as the signature Pumpkin Pie Mini! Suggested wine pairings will be prepared by the Master Sommelier. This special holiday dinner is $26.95 for adults and $12.95 for children.

Find more on Facebook or follow @Seasons52.


Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers
301 E. North Water Street, (312) 464-1000

November 24 - 28, 2014
Stay Longer. Celebrate More.
Enjoy the upcoming long weekends in downtown Chicago with a Deluxe room overlooking the city and lake plus festive savings.  Stay four or more nights at $109 rates or Sheraton Club Level at $159. Sheraton Club Level includes free breakfast, snacks and more!

Find more on Facebook or follow @SheratonChicago.


Shula’s Steakhouse
301 E. North Water Street, (312) 670-0788

Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014
Enjoy a Thanksgiving dinner special for $29 per person.

Find more on Facebook or follow @ShulasChicago.


Trump International Hotel & Tower
401 N. Wabash Avenue, (312) 588-8000

Thanksgiving Day, November 27, 2014
10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Brunch at Sixteen
On Thanksgiving Day, Sixteen brings the year’s bountiful harvest to life by presenting a festive brunch which affords breathtaking views of Chicago’s architectural landscape, the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Specialty items include Cider Braised Leg and Seared Breast of Poussin, Roasted Heritage Breed Turkey Breast, made-to-order omelettes and made-to-order risotto – plus a Children’s Table. Cost is $ 150 per person, $40 for children 12 and under.

6:00 pm
Dinner at Sixteen
Ideal for a Thanksgiving feast, the seasonal menu at Sixteen commemorates “The Faces of Sixteen,” a series of courses inspired by the stories and history of the individuals who comprise the day-to-day success of Sixteen. On Thanksgiving evening, special holiday additions will accompany the seasonal menu offerings. A multi-course tasting menu for $185 and a pre-fixe menu for $125 will be offered. A la carte options are also available.

Thanksgiving To-Go
Hotel guests are invited to enjoy the warm seasonal flavors of the holiday in the comfort of their guestroom. Guests may reserve their meal in advance to be picked up at their convenience or arrange for an in-suite experience. To-go menu options serve up to eight guests. Contact Liz Karz for more information at (312) 588-8131 or Lkarz@trumphotels.com.

Multinight Stay Offer
For those guests seeking an extended visit this holiday season, Trump Chicago is offering a multinight discount of 25 percent of a three-night stay when booked directly with the hotel!

Find more on Facebook or follow @TrumpChicago.

CHRISTMAS EVE/DAY

NoMI
800 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 239-4030

Christmas Eve, December 24, 2014
Breakfast: 6:30 – 10:30am
Lunch: 11:30am – 2:00pm
Dinner: 5:30 – 10:00pm

Christmas Day, December 25, 2014
Christmas Day Brunch
11:00am – 8:00pm
The cost is $125 per person; $38 per child (ages 5 -12).

Find more on Facebook or follow @NoMIchicago.

NEW YEAR’S EVE/DAY

NoMI
800 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 239-4030

Wednesday, December 31, 2014
New Year’s Eve Libations & Celebrations
Bid farewell to 2014 and welcome a new year nestled high above Michigan Avenue at NoMI Kitchen and NoMI Lounge this New Year’s Eve.

  • NoMI Kitchen: An intimate and indulgent 4-course prix fixe menu with optional hand-selected wine pairings. 5:30 – 10:00 pm; $125 per person
  • NoMI Lounge: Champagne sipping, passed house-made canapés and live musings by Gabriel Datcu. 9:30pm – 1:30 am; $50 per person

Find more on Facebook or follow @NoMIchicago.


Shula’s Steakhouse
301 E. North Water Street, (312) 670-0788

New Year’s Eve, December 31, 2014
Enjoy a Five-Course Prix Fix Dinner with Champagne for $89 per person.

Find more on Facebook or follow @ShulasChicago.



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