The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival™

Returning September 4 – September 7, 2015

To kick off the Fall shopping season, The Magnificent Mile fuses fashion, food and fitness with a non-stop schedule of special events over Labor Day Weekend.

The Shopping Festival kicks off with the return of “A Magnificent Taste” culinary event, featuring gourmet bites and craft cocktails from more than a dozen of the finest restaurants in the district! Check back soon to buy your ticket.

Registration is now open for The Magnificent Mile Chicago Women’s Half Marathon & 5K on Sunday, September 6. This is the only sporting event in the city to feature The Magnificent Mile as the course centerpiece! Registered runners can look forward to exclusive offers and special perks all weekend long.

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  • “A Magnificent Taste” (August 22), the summer’s premier culinary event. More than 400 guests enjoyed gourmet samplings from 15 of  The Magnificent Mile’s most prominent chefs and Top Chef Fan Favorite, Chef Sam Talbot. 
  • ShopFest (August 23 – 24), a weekend of “Pop-Up” shopping along North Michigan Avenue. This first-ever event featured outdoor experiences from Macy’s, American Girl Place, Sunglass Hut, Tommy Bahama, 900 North Michigan Shops and more! As part of this fun weekend, Andy Grammer took the stage for a free concert at the John Hancock Center Plaza, presented by Southwest Airlines, followed by a meet-and-greet with fans!
  • The Magnificent Mile Chicago Women’s Half Marathon & 5K (August 31), featuring The Magnificent Mile as the iconic course centerpiece. Thousands of runners made history as they experienced The Magnificent Mile. Participants also enjoyed exclusive offers from members all weekend long!