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Holiday Offers

Book your trip to The Magnificent Mile this holiday season! Many downtown Chicago hotels offer special rates and perks throughout the year.

Once you're here in Chicago, enjoy special offers from retailers, restaurants, attractions and more during the Lights Festival and through the holiday season. Check out our recommendations below, and access all special offers via The Magnificent Mile Digital Passport with code LIGHTS2019.

Be sure to visit our "What's Hot" blog and Events Calendar for more upcoming events and promotions.

Featured Holiday Offers

  • Chicago Architecture Center

    25% Off Admission
    November 22 - 23, 2019

    Light up your holiday season at the Center! Mention code LIGHTS to the box office to save 25% on Center admission.* View two floors of fascinating interactive exhibits about Chicago and super-tall skyscrapers from around the world. Our 3D model of Chicago features more than 4,000 buildings and interactive elements that tell amazing stories of the city. Discover the international influence of skyscrapers, through super-sized models of tall buildings in the Drake Family Skyscraper Gallery. 

    *Must be redeemed in person at the CAC Box Office. Discount applies on full price adult exhibit entry only. Valid November 22 and 23, 2019. Not redeemable on CAC tours, programs, or special events. Subject to availability. Not valid for phone or online orders. Not redeemable in whole or part for cash.

    Chicago Architecture Center
    111 E. Wacker Drive
    (312) 922-8687

  • Ocean Prime

    Chefs Tasting Menu

    Ocean Prime, located in the historic LondonHouse Chicago hotel, is thrilled to celebrate the Lights Festival with a special Chefs Tasting Menu. With an iconic location overlooking both the Chicago River and Michigan Avenue, Ocean Prime will offer an experience unlike any other for festival goers this year.

    Courtesy of Executive Chef Jason Shelley, the special menu will include guests’ choice from a variety of standout dishes. For the first course, diners may choose between French Onion Soup with Brandy and Aged Swiss, a Caesar Salad with Crisp Romaine, Parmesan Garlic Dressing and Brioche Croutons, or a House Salad complete with Romaine, Field Greens Granny Smith Apples, Goat cheese, Walnuts and a Sherry Mustard Vinaigrette. For the second course, diners may choose from an 8 oz. fillet with Gouda Potato Cake, Seared Spinach and Cabernet Jus, Freebird Farms Chicken with Spinach Bread Salad, Roasted tomatoes, Olives, Balsamic Jus, Teriyaki Salmon with Shitake Sticky Rice and Soy Butter Sauce, or Blackened Snapper served with Corn Spoon Bread and Jalapeno Tartar. Guests may enjoy a delicious side dish from a selection including Creamy Whipped Potatoes, Broccoli and Cauliflower, Truffle Mac and Cheese or Chophouse Corn. To finish things off on a sweet note, the choice between decadent Chocolate Peanut Butter Torte or Butter Cake will be offered.

    This special Chefs Tasting Menu will be available for $65 per person (excluding tax and gratuity).

    For reservations, please call 312-428-4344 or visit https://www.ocean-prime.com/reservations and mention the tasting menu. 

    Ocean Prime
    83 E. Wacker Drive
    (312) 428-4344

  • Starbucks Reserve Roastery

    Opening Friday, November 15

    Discover the spectacular craft of coffee through an immersive journey of coffee roasting, unique beverage creations, innovative cocktails, and fresh-baked Italian specialties. Journey to Tthe Magnificent Mile and explore the 5-story Starbucks Reserve Roastery, your destination for an epic coffee experience.

  • The Magnificent Mile Digital Passport

    Access special offers at the Lights Festival and throughout the holiday season!

    Exclusive perks presented by BMO Harris Bank.

    Use code "LIGHTS2019" >>

Featured Hotel Offers

  • Hiltons of Chicago

    Chicago Dibs Package

    Hiltons of Chicago have put together a spin on the 48 hour unwritten Chicago Dibs rule with a tremendous perk-packed package throughout the holiday season offering over-the-top redemptions. Be on the lookout for 48 hour exclusive offers like complimentary return stays, free parking, room upgrades, dining credits and more when you book the Chicago Dibs package.

    Make it a Dibs-worthy Chicago visit with a winter getaway from November 9, 2019 through April 12, 2020 offering you sensational inclusions valued at over $200 in savings, perfect for families visiting Chicago during Lights Festival.

    Book your Chicago Dibs package stay at The Drake, a Hilton Hotel, Hilton Chicago or Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel surrounding The Magnificent Mile this holiday season.

    Book now >>

  • Aloft Chicago Mag Mile

    Right by the Parade Route

    Stay and Play on Friday November 22, Saturday November 23 or any time during the holiday season! This year, create a new family tradition with the Aloft Chicago Mag Mile. Enjoy our urban oasis, just steps from North Michigan Ave. Our hotel will be the perfect place to start your Chicago holiday adventure! 

    Book now >>

    Aloft Chicago Mag Mile
    243 E. Ontario Street
    (312) 429-6600

More Hotel Offers

  • ACME Hotel

    Andy Warhol Pop-up Suite
    Available through January 26, 2020

    Chicago’s ACME Hotel, recently voted the #1 Hotel in Chicago and one of the World’s Top 50 Hotels in the Condé Nast Traveler Readers’ Choice Awards, invites guests to step into the iconic world of Andy Warhol with a limited-time immersive overnight stay. In celebration of the Art Institute of Chicago’s newly-opened exhibit, Andy Warhol – From A to B and Back Again, guests have the opportunity to enhance their artistic experience by checking into a fully decked out, Warhol-themed pop-up suite at the lifestyle boutique property.

    The suite includes:

    • An overnight stay in ACME’s Warhol suite, decked out with décor inspired by Warhol’s most iconic masterpieces
    • Two tickets to the exhibit, Andy Warhol – From A to B and Back Again
    • Two “Orange Prince” Warhol-themed specialty cocktails and unlimited bacon POPcorn at The Berkshire Room 

    *The limited-time Andy Warhol Pop-up Suite starts at $350.

    Book now >>

    ACME Hotel Chicago
    15 E. Ohio Street
    (312) 894-0800

  • Best Western River North Hotel

    Holiday Season Special Offer
    November 17 - December 30, 2019

    This special offer includes:

    • 15% off the Best Available Rate
    • $15 daily parking (regularly $25)
    • $15 Food and Beverage Credit at our onsite restaurant Pizzeria Ora.
    • Hotel amenities include indoor pool, fitness room and free wireless internet.

    *Some exclusions and black out dates apply.

    Book now >>

    Best Western River North
    125 W Ohio Street
    (312) 467-0800

  • Conrad Chicago

    Park & Stay

    This holiday season, enjoy the convenience of valet parking with every night of your stay. Don’t worry about your car when you’re downtown for the holiday festivities, we have it taken care of. Book the Park & Stay package and get parking every night of your stay.

    Book now >>

    Conrad Chicago
    101 E. Erie Street
    (312) 667-6700 

  • Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

    Park & Stay

    Don’t worry about your car when exploring the city, we have it taken care of. Book the Park & Stay Package and get parking included every night!

    *Terms and conditions apply.

    Book now >>

    Embassy Suites by Hilton Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
    511 N. Columbus Drive
    (312) 836-5900

  • Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park

    Elf on the Shelf Package

    A time honored tradition, the Elf on the Shelf comes to the Fairmont Chicago just in time for the holiday season.  Adopted from a local center, our elves are specially trained to work with your family’s elf to make sure that Santa is up to date on all your child’s good works even if they are away from home. 

    Package Includes:

    • Overnight in a luxurious Fairmont Guestroom with two double beds
    • Overnight Valet Parking for one car (valued at $73)
    • An Elf on the Shelf for your family to use during your stay hidden in your room upon arrival
    • Per Fairmont policy, children under 5 eat free & children ages 6-12 eat half price

    Book now >>

    Fairmont Chicago Millennium Park
    200 N. Columbus Drive
    (312) 565-8000

  • Four Seasons Hotel Chicago

    Michigan Avenue Escape
    October 31, 2019 - December 31, 2021

    Stay with us for two or more nights and you'll receive 10% off our Room Rate, as well as a $50 Hotel credit per stay to be used toward food and beverage charges, treatments in the Spa or valet parking cost.

    *Terms and conditions apply.

    Book now >>

    Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
    120 E. Delaware Place
    (312) 280-8800

  • Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile

    Suite Deal

    A prime Magnificent Mile location, just in time for the Lights Festival and the Starbucks Reserve Roastery grand opening on Friday November 15, both located one block away.  Enjoy Santa’s Suite deal and receive 50% off the cost to upgrade to a One-Bedroom Suite. Features and benefits include the following:

    • 735 square foot one-bedroom suite, with separate parlor area
    • $5 gift card for the new Starbucks Reserve Roastery
    • King bedroom and pull-out queen sofa-bed in the parlor
    • 55” and 46” flat-screen LCD HDTVs
    • drybar® Buttercup Blow-dryer
    • Keurig® coffeemaker
    • Live local music in the Level Two Lounge (Thursday-Saturday)
    • Daily Happy-Hour specials
    • In-door swimming pool and 24-hour access to the fitness center

    Book now >>

    Hyatt Centric Chicago Magnificent Mile
    633 North St. Clair Street
    (312) 787-1234

  • Inn of Chicago

    Lights from a Sky View
    Saturday, November 23

    Beat the crowds and stay toasty with us on our Rooftop Deck viewing the Lights Parade from a unique vantage point. Situated just off Michigan Avenue and Ohio Street, the Rooftop at the Inn of Chicago gives you a unique vantage point of the parade and fireworks. Join us to bring in the holiday season in our winter wonderland, and stay toasty with our complimentary Hot Chocolate Bar!

    • VIP Access to the Rooftop (not open to the public) on November 23
    • Earmuffs to stay warm
    • Hot Chocolate Bar
    • Glow in the dark necklaces (a kids must have!)

    On Saturday, November 23, the Rooftop will be open to guests who book this package only for a unique viewing of the Lights Festival Parade on Michigan Avenue. The rooftop opens on Saturday at 4:30PM and the parade steps off at 5:30PM. Then fireworks start around 6:55PM along the Chicago River and the rooftop closes at after the fireworks conclude. 

    Book now >>

    Inn of Chicago
    162 E. Ohio Street
    (312) 787-3100

  • Loews Chicago Hotel

    Get Snowed Inn at Loews Chicago Hotel

    Loews Chicago Hotel invites guests to get “Snowed Inn.” Whether escaping cabin fever at home or needing to warm up after a cold day enjoying Chicago in winter, Snowed Inn provides everything your family needs to stay cozy during the winter months. The package includes hot cocoa and a decorate-your-own cookies kit made by our Pastry Chef, one in-room movie per stay, valet parking, a tent and campfire set for kids to enjoy during their stay, and two signature cocktails per stay at The Lobby Lounge or ETA Restaurant + Bar for parents to unwind after a long day of sightseeing. The package also includes 20% off at ETA Restaurant + Bar to enjoy additional savings.

    Reserve the package during any of the following dates and receive an additional perk of two complimentary tickets per family on the Centennial Wheel at Navy Pier! November 15-21, 2019; December 15-25, 2019; January 19-31, 2020; February 7-12, 2020; March 5-10, 2020.

    *Rates start from $189+/night.

    Book now >>

    Family Getaway at Loews Chicago Hotel
    Through January 3, 2020

    This time of year, there’s a reason to celebrate at every turn —and extra time to embrace family gatherings and getaways. This November through the New Year, Loews Hotels is encouraging families to make the most of the holidays together. With our limited-time package*, enjoy the following when you stay 3 nights or more:

    • Nightly parking credit
    • Free breakfast for up to 2 kids (under 12)
    • $30 food and beverage credit per stay
    • 2nd room at 50% off (of equal or lesser value)

    *2nd room must be booked under same name for the same dates. 50% discount will be taken at check-in. Must stay at least 3 nights to be eligible for offer. 2nd room does not receive parking, breakfast, or food and beverage credits. Offer Ends Jan 3, 2020.

    Book now >>

    Loews Chicago Hotel
    455 North Park Drive
    (312) 840-6600

  • LondonHouse Chicago

    Magnificent Lights and Sights Package

    Guests looking for the perfect perch from which to view The Magnificent Mile Lights Festival Parade on Saturday, November 23 can book LondonHouse Chicago’s Mag Mile Lights Package. The cozy package includes an upgraded room overlooking The Magnificent Mile’s annual parade and Lights Festival. While watching Chicago’s lit-up kick-off to the holiday season, guests will also enjoy housemade gingerbread cookies, seasonal candies, and hot cocoa to make in room – with an oversized LondonHouse mug to take home.

    Book now >>

    LondonHouse Chicago
    85 E. Wacker Drive
    (312) 357-1200

  • Omni Chicago Hotel

    Complimentary Breakfast + Parking

    • Luxurious accommodations
    • Breakfast buffet certificate per registered guest per night
    • Valet parking for one car per stay (regularly $72 per night)

    Book now >>

    Omni Chicago Hotel
    676 N. Michigan Avenue
    (312) 944-6664

  • The Godfrey Hotel Chicago

    Winter Wonderland
    Starting November 23, 2019

    The Godfrey Hotel Chicago announces the return of its Winter Wonderland activation and series of events on Saturday, November 23, in conjunction with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival and Parade. The enchanting Winter Wonderland returns to The Godfrey with its popular clear-domed, heated igloos, which allow guests to cozy up inside to enjoy sweeping city views, whether snowing or sunny. Groups between 2 and 10 people may reserve an igloo, complete with plush furnishings and blankets.

    New this year, The Godfrey brings the warm spirit of the wonderland into the hotel room for guests by offering a decadent S’mores in a Jar dessert as a part of the hotel’s in-room dining menu.

    Reserve an igloo by emailing info@iogodfrey.com or by calling (312) 374-1830. Table reservations can be made via OpenTable or via the previous contact information.

    Book a room >>

    The Godfrey Hotel Chicago
    127 W. Huron Street
    (312) 649-2000

  • The Peninsula Chicago

    Holly Jolly Package
    November 23 - December 31, 2019

    Guests staying on this package will enjoy the following amenities:

    • In-room holiday décor
    • Holiday welcome amenity
    • Complimentary skating and a round of drinks for two at The Sky Rink
    • A MINI Cooper chauffeured ride to the Christkindlmarket (drop off only)
    • Chocolate Bar for two (for guests staying on Friday and Saturday evenings)
    • Daily American breakfast for two
    • In-room Christmas movie library

    *Rates start at US$ 1,200 for a Junior Suite and above, plus tax.

    Merry and Bright Chicago Family Package

    Guests staying on this package will enjoy the following amenities:

    • In-room holiday décor including a Gingerbread playhouse for the children
    • Holiday welcome amenity
    • Family passes to Christmas Around the World at the Museum of Science and Industry (includes 2 adult passes and 2 children’s passes)
    • Complimentary skating and a round of drinks for four at The Sky Rink
    • Chocolate Bar for four (includes 2 adults and 2 children for guests staying on Friday and Saturday evenings)
    • In-room Christmas movie library

    *Rates start at US$ 1,200 for a Junior Suite and above, plus tax.

    More Time...With Our Compliments

    The Peninsula Chicago inspires travelers to embark on a long weekend or weekday getaway with More Time…With Our Compliments, which offers a third night complimentary when booking a minimum stay of three consecutive nights.

    Complimentary benefits:

    • Access to of Fitness Centre, 30 complimentary weekly fitness classes and and indoor, half-Olympic length swimming pool
    • Bedside charging station for all smartphones
    • In-room Nespresso machine
    • Access to our "Keys To The City" program, offering exclusive experiences at Chicago's best attractions
    • Complimentary high-speed Wi-Fi and worldwide VOIP phone calls

    *A minimum stay of three consecutive nights is required. Blackout dates may apply and promotion is subject to availability.

    Book now >>

    The Peninsula Chicago
    108 E. Superior Street
    (312) 573-6620

  • The Talbott Hotel

    Suite Deal
    Through December 31, 2019

    Book a junior suite for stays in November or December and you’ll be set for holiday shopping fun. Enjoy complimentary breakfast and coffee to go from 20 East before heading out. Call us for free pick-up of your shopping bags anywhere on North Michigan Avenue, and we’ll wrap your gifts upon your return!

    Book now >>

    American Girl DREAM Package

    Make your little one’s dreams come true with our customized American Girl DREAM Package this holiday season. Package includes a personalized welcome letter and stationery, milk & cookies turn-down service, doll robe and slipper set, breakfast in bed for two, and more!

    Book now >>

    The Talbott Hotel
    20 E. Delaware Place
    (312) 944-4970

  • Waldorf Astoria Chicago

    The Suite Life

    Take your Chicago visit up a notch by staying at one of our luxurious suites. Book the Suite Life package and enjoy $100 daily credit towards an indulgent treatment at the spa or towards fine French cuisine at James Beard Award-Winning Chef Michael Mina’s Margeaux Brasserie.

    Book now >>

    Waldorf Astoria Chicago
    11 E. Walton Street
    (312) 646-1300

  • The Whitehall Hotel

    "Home Alone" Holiday Package
    November 15, 2019 - January 5, 2020

    The Whitehall Home Alone package includes a guest room with some light holiday décor, two Turtle Dove ornaments by the John Perry studio (who designed the same for the film), a mini bar stocked with complimentary fresh baked cookies and M&M jars, and lastly a framed photo of Buzz’s girlfriend (WOOF!). Most importantly to the Kevin McCallisters of the world will be the food The Whitehall will have prepared during one’s stay. Fornetto Mei, the Italian concept cuisine at The Whitehall, will offer guests room service for two with a “Little Nero’s Pizza” (served in the same box as the movie), Mac n Cheese, Pepsi, and an ice cream sundae with all the fixins’.

    We'll give you to the count of ten to book this package!

    Must book directly with us to receive this package. Offer is not valid for groups or existing reservations and cannot be combined with other promotions.

    Book now >>

    The Whitehall Hotel
    105 E. Delaware Place
    (312) 944-8552


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