Special Offers

Hotels | Retail | Dining/Nightlife | Attractions

Stores, restaurants, hotels and attractions gift visitors with the finest VIP treatment throughout The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival™ presented by MasterCard® (August 22 – September 1).

See below for a full list of offers during this year’s event! 

HOTELS

Courtyard by Marriott Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

Pop-up shopping package on Michigan Avenue includes breakfast for 2 guests daily at Viand Bar & Kitchen, complimentary wireless guest room Internet and a $50 gift card for The Shops at North Bridge!

165 E. Ontario St., (312) 573-0800, find on Facebook or follow @ctydmagmile

Chicago’s Essex Inn

Midweek Shopping Package
Shop midweek shopping packages in Chicago from only $129 per night!* If you’re in Chicago to treat yourself to some shopping, then you’ve come to the right place. Take advantage of the Essex Inn’s midweek shoppers’ special and save big! Enjoy two night’s accommodations for two people and receive a free Premier Perks booklet with exclusive offers and great savings at Water Tower Place, plus a free tote bag to carry your finds home in style and a free shuttle to The Magnificent Mile (please check at reception for schedule). Offer includes free pool, fitness center and Wi-Fi. Book your stay now!

*Terms and conditions apply. Prices do not include tax. Prices are based on availability and are subject to change.

800 S. Michigan Ave., (312) 939-2800, find on Facebook or follow @Essexinn

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile

Shops at North Bridge Package
This special shopping package includes: One $50 “Give Style” Gift Card, one Shopping and Dining visitor rewards brochure, valet parking, hot breakfast and WiFi Internet.

216 E. Ontario St., (312) 787-3777, find on Facebook or follow @FairfieldChicago

Homewood Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown / Magnificent Mile, formerly the Avenue Crowne Plaza

Stay three nights and receive double Hilton Honors points!

160 E Huron St., (312)-440-3770, find on Facebook or follow @HomewoodSuites

Kinzie Hotel

Indulge in every shopaholic’s dream!  With our shopping package, you’ll receive exclusive coupons to Water Tower Place, The Shops at Northbridge, Bloomingdale’s, Macy’s and more! This package includes: overnight stay in deluxe accommodations, complimentary deluxe continental breakfast, exclusive shopping coupons & maps of downtown shopping, plus a nightly Manager’s Reception with complimentary hors d’oeuvres.

Guests who book the package during the Shopping Festival will receive a coupon and welcome gift upon arrival from H20 Plus!

20 W. Kinzie St., (312) 395-9000, find on Facebook or follow @KinzieHotel

NoMi Spa

Pop into NoMI Spa for a quick 15-minute Leg Refresher ($35 USD) to revitalize and pamper your tired feet during your shopping experience!  Let experts uplift your weary legs with a Revive & Citrus Aromatherapy blend treatment, followed by an application of Sole Goddess to keep your feet blister-free as you continue your day!

Additionally, receive 15% off all retail purchases in the NoMI Spa Boutique anytime during the Shopping Festival.

800 N. Michigan Ave., (312) 335- 1234, find on Facebook or follow @ParkHyattChi

The Peninsula Chicago

Shop & Stay at The Peninsula
With the Shop & Stay package starting from US$ 375, enjoy several opportunities to broaden your shopping extravaganzas including exclusive added perks with participating luxury retail partners such as a glass of Champagne while shopping! Click here to book now!

108 E. Superior Street, (312) 337-2888, find on Facebook or follow @ThePeninsulaChi

Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers

Linger Longer
Enjoy the beauty of downtown Chicago with retail therapy perfect for back to school shopping, early holiday shopping and family fun!  Save 10% on one night stays or save 15% on two night stays. Valid for stays for stays all days of the week. Book online or call (866) 716-8103 and mention rate plan “CCCR”.

*Blackout dates apply.

301 East North Water St., (312) 646-1000, find on Facebook or follow @SheratonChicago

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower

Head to Sofitel Chicago Water Tower and enjoy access to the city’s best shopping! Located just a block away from Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile, guests can shop at some of the best stores and boutiques in town, including Bloomingdale’s.

This special shopping package includes a 15% store-wide discount, in addition to a Chanel facial and makeover for her and a Lab Series  facial for him.  Guests receive luxury accommodations for two, where world class shopping awaits just blocks away. After a long day of shopping and pampering at Bloomingdale’s, guests receive l’Occitane Shea Butter foot cream for tired feet and two glasses of wine or two cocktails from Le Bar, Sofitel’s signature lounge.

20 E. Chestnut St., (312) 324-4000, find on Facebook or follow @sofitelchicago

The Talbott Hotel

Magnificent Mile Shopping
Book an overnight stay in a One Bedroom Suite and receive a $250 MasterCard Gift Card and 3 pm late checkout!
*Rates starting at $425.00

Runway Style on the Magnificent Mile
This package includes an overnight stay in a One Bedroom Suite. Enjoy a highly personalized shopping experience guided by celebrity stylist and fashion consultant, Jennifer Burton, who has been featured in Vogue, The Wall Street Journal and on The Today Show, Fox News Channel and other top media outlets. Upon booking, guests will be asked to fill out a style profile that will be used to customize their shopping experience. This package also includes a $250 MasterCard Gift Card and 3 pm late checkout.
*Rates starting at $975.00

20 E. Delaware Pl., (312) 944-4970, find on Facebook or follow @TheTalbottHotel

W Chicago Lakeshore

Remix Your Style
Spin your shopping jaunt in a new direction with our exclusive shopping package. This offer includes:

  • Complimentary parking
  • VIP Welcome Amenity from Bloomingdale’s
  • Bloomingdale’s complimentary shopping bag delivery to our hotel

*Offer valid through August 31! 
Fashion Insider Tip: Bloomingdale’s is located on the famous Magnificent Mile, less than a mile from the hotel!

644 N. Lakeshore Drive, (312) 943-9200, find on Facebook or follow @WLakeshore

RETAIL 

GAP

Back to School Celebration + School Supply Drive
August 23 & 24, 10:00am – 6:00pm

Join GAP for a fun filled back to school weekend complete with styling sessions, face painting, balloons, arts & crafts, story time, appearances from Chicagoland mom bloggers, and a chance to win a Gap gift card. Bring any new school supplies to the store and be entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $50 Gap gift card. All supplies will be donated to Chicago children in need.

555 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 494-8580, find on Facebook or follow @GapMichiganAve

Sunglass Hut

Receive a gift with purchase in store with any purchase of $200 or more at Sunglass Hut, Shops at North Bridge location.

520 N. Michigan Ave., (312) 654-8100, find on Facebook or follow @sunglasshut

Mary Mary

Receive 15% off your purchase when you mention “The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival,” as well as complimentary gift wrapping with purchases over $50.

706 N. Dearborn St., (312) 654-8100, find on Facebook or follow @Mary_Mary_Gifts

Tommy Bahama

August 23 & 24, 12:00 – 5:00pm
Tommy Bahama’s fall fashions for men and women have just arrived and they’re welcoming them with live music and refreshments. Enjoy a gift with purchase of $100 or more while supplies last!

664 N. Michigan Avenue, (312) 448-5686, find on Facebook or follow @TommyBahama

Tumi

Receive a complimentary USB Flash Drive Key Fob with the purchase of $250 or more.
*Valid 8/22 through 9/1 at Tumi, 645 N. Michigan Ave store ONLY.

645 N. Michigan Ave., (312) 787-3096, find on Facebook or follow @Tumitravel

Vince

Vince invites you to shop the Fall 2014 Collection with a special offer:
$50 off your purchase of $350 or more
$100 off your purchase of $500 or more
$300 off your purchase of $1,200 or more
$750 off your purchase of $3,000 or more
*Offer valid on full price merchandise only at Vince East Oak Street, August 22 through September 1, 2014. Offer can only be used one time and cannot be combined with any other offers, transferred, refunded, or, unless prohibited by law, redeemed and/or exchanged for cash or credit.  Some exclusions apply, see store for details.

106 East Oak St., (312) 280-6890, find on Facebook or follow @VinceSays

DINING/NIGHTLIFE

Cafe des Architectes

Indulge in a $44 Three-Course Prix Fixe Menu, available nightly during The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival! After a day of shopping, head to Cafe des Architectes and enjoy a delicious meal in this stylish room. Featuring seasonally-inspired cuisine from Chef Greg Biggers and Pastry Chef Leigh Omilinsky, Cafe des Architectes is a Gold Coast dining destination with outdoor seating in the warmer months. For more details, please visit www.cafedesarchitectes.com/happenings

20 E. Chestnut St., (312) 324-4063, find on Facebook or follow @sofitelchicago

Connie’s Pizza

Enjoy a Personal Wood Fired Pizza and a glass of wine for $10.00. Offer only available at our Gold Coast location. Offer valid 8/22 – 9/1, use code: ShopFestWF.

1030 N. State St., (312) CONNIES, find on Facebook or follow @conniespizza

Corner Bakery Cafe

Receive a free sweet with entrée purchase with valid shopping receipt. Valid at St. Clair, 444 N. Michigan Ave. and Michigan & Wacker locations on August 23 & 24, 2014 only.

676 N. St. Clair St., (312) 266-2570
444 N. Michigan Ave., (312) 596-0793
360 N. Michigan Ave., (312) 236-2400
Find on Facebook or follow @CornerBakery

Devon Seafood Grill

Finest Hour: Monday – Friday | 4pm – 7pm; Sunday | 4pm – 9pm.
Late Night Finest Hour: Monday – Thursday | 9pm – 10pm; Friday & Saturday | 9pm -11pm
* Enjoy $1 Oysters, $3 Lobster Claws and $7 Appetizers *

$7 Appetizers include:
Smoked Salmon Flatbread, Roasted Duck Flatbread, Small Tempura Shrimp Sushi Roll, Small Spicy Tuna Sushi Roll*, Shrimp Ceviche, Bruschetta, Calamari, Lobster Tamale, Small Maine Mussels, Tuna Tartare*, Shrimp Scampi, Grilled Chipotle Shrimp, Vietnamese Style Crab Spring Rolls, New England Lobster Roll, Creek Stone Farms Sliders

Daily Drink Features, available in the entire restaurant, all day:
MON | $1 off all beer, TUES | $6.5 Handcrafted Martinis, WED | $6.5 Handcrafted Cocktails, THUR | $6 House Wine, FRI | $6.5 X-Rated Martinis, SUN | $5 Bloody Mary, Bellinis & Mimosas

Plus, on Wednesday (August 27):
1 lb. Lobster at Cost (subject to availability)

39 E. Chicago Ave., (312) 440-8660, find on Facebook or follow @DevonChicago

Giordano’s

Still Smokin’ Hot
Save $2 off an order of $10 or more and $5 off an order of $25 or more! See attached voucher for full details.

740 N. Rush St., (312) 951-0747, find on Facebook or follow @GiordanosPizza

Viand Bar and Kitchen

Complimentary appetizers just off the Magnificent Mile to visitors of the ShopFest weekend (August 23 – 24). Appetizers will be passed out from 2pm-5pm so join us for an afternoon snack after your shopping.

155 E. Ontario St., (312) 255-8505, find on Facebook or follow @ViandChicago

Wow Bao

Second Annual Wow Bao Eating Contest Championship
August 23, 2:00pm

Don’t miss the finals of the Second Annual Wow Bao Eating Contest during ShopFest weekend! For every bao eaten during this two minute Championship, each contestant will receive a $10 Lettuce Entertain You gift card. The Grand Prize Winner will ALSO win Free Wow Bao for a year! Last year’s champion ate 12 bao in two minutes; we’d love to see you beat it! For more information, click here.

835 N. Michigan Ave. (Level 2), (312) 642-5888, find on Facebook or follow @baomouth

ATTRACTIONS/ENTERTAINMENT

Art Institute Chicago

Magritte, The Mystery of the Ordinary, 1926-1938 special exhibition is included with the cost of admission to the Art Institute of Chicago during The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival (August 22 – September 1).

111 S. Michigan Ave., (312) 443-3600, find on Facebook or follow @artinstitutechi

Chicago Architecture Foundation

Explore Chicago architecture along The Magnificent Mile and beyond.  Receive 50% off our core walking tours when you purchase tickets during The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival, August 22-September 1.  Use coupon code “ShopFest2014″ online, through our call center or at our Shop & Tour Center (312.922.TOUR).  Tickets may be purchased for daily departures through December 31, 2014.

*50% discount applies to the following CAF walking tours: Chicago Old & New: Intersections, Downtown Deco, Historic Downtown (South Loop): Rise of the Skyscraper, Historic Downtown (North Loop): Treasures of Culture & Commerce, Millennium Park Revealed, Modern Skyscrapers (1950s- Present) and Skyscraper Walk through Time.

224 S. Michigan Avenue, (312) 922-TOUR, find on Facebook or follow @chiarchitecture

Entertainment Cruises

Enjoy 15% off all dining cruises on Odyssey, Spirit of Chicago and Mystic Blue. Plus, buy one Seadog ride, get one FREE! (Excludes Fireworks cruises.) Use promo code MAGMILE to book via web and call center.

Departs from Navy Pier (600 E. Grand Avenue), (866) 845-7245, follow @EntertainCruise

Hot Tix
During The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival, an incredible choice of half-price theatre tickets are available at Hot Tix! Shop in-person at the Visitor Info Center, 163 E. Pearson. Also at 72 E. Randolph, 108 N. State, and online at HotTix.org.

72 E Randolph St., (312) 977-9483, find on Facebook or follow @HotTix

Mercury, Chicago’s Skyline Cruiseline

Kids ride free during The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival! Experience the popular Urban Adventure Cruise® for incredible views and photo opps of Chicago’s skyscrapers, historic buildings and modern marvels from the unique perspective of the Chicago River and Lake Michigan. Hear lively narration and stories of Chicago’s rich history. Willis Tower, Aon Center, John Hancock Building, Museum Campus, Trump Tower and Marina City are just some of the sites you’ll see on this unbeatable adventure. It’s fun for the whole family. *Free child admission with paying adult. Not valid with any other offer or promotion. Daily departures.

Michigan Ave. & Wacker Dr., (312) 332-1353, find on Facebook or follow @MercuryCruises

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