Special Offers

Stores, restaurants, hotels and attractions gifted Shopping Festival guests with the finest VIP treatment throughout the 2013 Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival presented by MasterCard.

See below for a sampling of 2013 offers and events. Check back in Summer 2014 to see which retail shops, restaurants, hotels and attractions are treating guests to special perks and experiences. 


The Drake Hotel offered the perfect hotel packages for guests looking to shop ’till they dropped! The special shopping-focused package included overnight accommodations, a $75 gift card to 900 North Michigan Shops, a Bloomingdale’s 15% off savings pass and more!

Four Seasons Hotel Chicago introduced a new package to help families enjoy a city getaway before summer’s end. The Stay, Play and Valet Package included luxury accommodations, overnight valet parking for one vehicle and a host of kid-friendly amenities including tween and ‘tween spa services and pizza-baking classes with the hotel’s chef.

The Langham Chicago‘s “Shop & Revitalize Package” included a Chaun Spa foot treatment, daily afternoon tea for two in the Pavilion, daily breakfast for two adults via in-room dining or in the hotel’s restaurant, Travelle and more.

Sofitel Chicago Water Tower celebrated Shopping Festival with the “So Shopping Hotel Package,” offering special savings and amenities at area retailers, L’Occitane Shea Butter foot cream for tired feet, the Le Bar Recovery Package and more.

theWit offered a special “Shopping Festival Fall Shopping Getaway” package which included a $100 gift card to The Shops at North Bridge, a complimentary “Have Shoes. Will Travel” shoe bag and a Shopping & Dining Visitor VIP card with select features and special offers at all retailers.



Columbia Sportswear offered shoppers 20% off their purchases throughout the Shopping Festival. Plus, shoppers had the chance to shop to a beat with a live in-store DJ on select dates.

Mary Mary Gifts gave shoppers with 15% off all purchases throughout the Shopping Festival as well as complimentary gift wrapping with purchases over $50.

Neiman Marcus celebrated the debut of the Up Close: Brunello Cucinelli with refreshing gelato for shoppers.

VINCE invited shoppers to shop their new 2013 Fall/Holiday collection with a special offer of $50 off your purchase of $350 or more; $100 off your purchase of $500 or more; or $300 off your purchase of $1200 or more.

Water Tower Place offered a special Shop & Dine promotion for shoppers to fuel their fall shopping sprees at one of Water Tower Place’s many eateries. Shoppers who showed their Water Tower Place shopping receipts any time during the Shopping Festival received 10% off purchases at Foodlife, Foodease Market or Mity Nice Bar & Grill.


Balsan at Walforf Astoria Chicago provided guests with 20 percent off their bill throughout the Shopping Festival. 

The Capital Grille treated diners to a $25 generous pour wine tasting of seven exclusive wines with the purchase of an entree.

Corner Baker Cafe gave a FREE kid’s meal with the purchase of an adult entree in celebration of the Shopping Festival’s tween-friendly Labor Day Weekend.

HERSHEY’S Chicago offered a complimentary HERSHEY’s best cookie with the purchase of one.

M Burger gave complimentary fries with the purchase of any purchase over Labor Day Weekend.



Absolutely Chicago Segway Tours offered $5 off per person on any Absolutely Chicago Segway Tour with the mention of The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival.

Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago treated shoppers to $8 screenings throughout the Shopping Festival.

Lookingglass Theatre Company offered $10 off on tickets to preview performances of THE NORTH CHINA LOVER.

UP Comedy Club gave guests special ticket prices to their latest shows throughout the Shopping Festival.

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