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 select list of the offers that were available during this year’s event! 


NoMi Spa

Shoppers in the mood for a little pampering could pop into NoMI Spa for a quick 15-minute Leg Refresher ($35 USD) to revitalize tired feet after an exciting shopping experience! Legs and feet were given the royal treatment with the Revive & Citrus Aromatherapy blend treatment, followed by an application of Sole Goddess to  help keep  feet blister-free as you continue your day!

Additionally, shoppers received 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 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 included an overnight stay in a One Bedroom Suite. Guests enjoyed 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 were asked to fill out a style profile that would be used to customize their shopping experience. This package also included 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 included:

  • 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



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

GAP celebrated Shopping Festival weekend with a fun back to school themed experience 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. Shoppers who brought supplies to the store were entered into a drawing for a chance to win a $50 Gap gift card.  All supplies were 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 were donated to Chicago children in need.

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

Water Tower Place

Fall Fashion Fling
August 28, 6 – 8pm

At the Fall Fashion Fling, sponsored by vitaFRUTE, guests enjoyed a full fashion show hosted by Melissa from The Mix “Eric & Kathy Morning Show.” VitaFRUTE organic cocktails were served along with tasty treats from Foodlife, Freshii, Harry Caray’s 7th Inning Stretch and M Burger. Check out photos from this year’s event using hashtag #fallfashionfling on Twitter and Instagram!

835 N. Michigan Ave., (312) 440-3166, find on Facebook or follow @WaterTowerPlace


Connie’s Pizza

Guests enjoyed 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

Wow Bao

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

At the Second Annual Wow Bao Eating Contest, each contestant received a $10 Lettuce Entertain You gift card for every bao eaten during the two minute challenge! The Grand Prize Winner also  received Free Wow Bao for a year! Last year’s champion ate 12 bao in two minutes; we’d love to see you beat it at next summer’s event! For more information, click here.

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


Chicago Architecture Foundation

Visitors explored Chicago architecture along The Magnificent Mile and beyond, and received 50% off  core walking tours for tickets purchased during The Magnificent Mile Shopping Festival, August 22-September 1. Offers were applied using the   coupon code “ShopFest2014″ online, and also  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 @OdysseyChicago, @SpiritNavyPier, @MysticNavyPier and @SeadogNayPier


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