Gilded Age Traditions Holiday Tea and Walking Tour

Explore the Christmas traditions of Gilded Age Chicago through this fascinating walking tour.

Visit historical and architectural landmarks, and then luxuriate in afternoon tea at the Drake Hotel - a quintessential Chicago tradition. The tour begins at the Driehaus Museum and concludes at The Drake Hotel (140 East Walton Place).

Please note:- Please plan to arrive 15 minutes prior to the start time of the tour.

- This walking tour is approximately 1.5 hours long and covers a total distance of approximately 1 mile. Afternoon Tea begins at 3:30 and lasts approximately 1.5 hours.

- We will be walking outside, on city streets, and through old buildings. Be prepared to encounter stairs, gravel walkways, and uneven and possibly wet surfaces.

- Please dress appropriately for the weather; the tour will continue regardless of the weather.

- The dress code for the special occasion of Afternoon Tea at the Palm Court is Smart Casual.

- For more information on Afternoon Tea at The Drake (including menu items), please click here.


Gilded Age Traditions Holiday Tea and Walking Tour

  • Mon-Fri Closed
  • Saturday Closed
  • Sunday Closed

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