Tis’ The Season To Be Home For The Holidays At The Drake Hotel

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October 20, 2015

CHICAGO - Tis' the season to settle into your home away from home and let your holidays begin at The Drake Hotel in Chicago.

"When you walk into this landmark hotel, from the dazzling décor and joyful staff to the entertaining events, you are immediately filled with the warmth and light of the holiday spirit," said Damien McArdle, general manager, The Drake.  "Holidays at The Drake are a Chicago institution, a ritual where families take comfort in our hotel and make memories to last a lifetime," said McArdle.

The Chillcation. The carriage rides. The carolers. The feasts. The parade. The parties.  Whether you are looking to chill for a weekend getaway and go shopping, linger over the legendary afternoon tea while listening to holiday tunes, sit front and center to view the Magnificent Mile Festival of the Lights parade, indulge in the lavish Thanksgiving and Christmas feasts or revel in New Year's Eve scene, one thing is for sure, The Drake is the place to get into the holiday spirit with the following experiences:

CHILLCATION Package

Guests will have warm smiles and big savings with more than $75 in added value, including more than 50 percent off parking, 25 percent off dining and more with this package.   

DRAKE BROS. - The Drake's signature restaurant overlooking Michigan Avenue and Oak Street Beach provides the perfect setting for many upcoming holiday events, including:

The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival
Saturday, November 21, 2015 
5-7:30 p.m.
Adults $89.00 / Children $35.00

Thanksgiving Day
Thursday, November 26, 2015
12-7 p.m. with seatings every half hour
Adults $79.00 / Children $35.00

Brunch with Santa
Saturday & Sunday, December 19 & 20, 2015
12-4 p.m. with seatings every half hour
Adults $75.00 / Children $35.00

Christmas Eve Buffet
Thursday, December 24, 2015
1-7 p.m. with seatings every half hour
Adults $79.00 / Children $35.00

Christmas Dinner
Friday, December 25, 2015
12-7 p.m. with seatings every half hour
Adults $89.00 / Children $35.00

PALM COURT - At this grandiose floral and fountain reception lounge, located in the upper-lobby, guests can enjoy the holiday season with its world-renowned afternoon tea and entertainment.

Mad Hatter Tea
Sunday, November 1, 2015
1-4:30 p.m.
Adults $50.00 / Children $25.00
Reservations at 312.932.4619

Holiday Tea
Friday, November 20, 2015 until Sunday, January 3, 2016
11 a.m-5 p.m.
Adults $45.00 / Children $22.00
Live Harpist and Carolers on select days

New Year's Eve Black Tie Affair
Thursday, December 31, 2015
One seating 9 p.m.-12:30 a.m.
$195.00 per person

CAPE COD ROOM - Guests can find old-world, charm come alive for the holidays at this New England-style restaurant located on hotel's Oak Street entrance at the Arcade level.

Thanksgiving Dinner
Thursday, November 26, 2015  
3:30-9 p.m.
Prix fixe menu
Adults $92.00 / Children $35.00

Christmas Eve
Thursday, December 24, 2015
1-7 p.m.
Prix fixe menu
Adults $98.00 / Children $35.00

New Year's Eve
Thursday, December 31, 2015
5-10 p.m.
Prix fixe menu and a champagne toast
$125.00 per person

GOLD COAST BALLROOM - The hotel's opulent ballroom overlooks the Chicago Lakefront, showcasing a beautiful winter backdrop for the following occasions:

Thanksgiving Day Brunch
Thursday, November 26, 2015
11 a.m.-5 p.m. seatings every half hour
Adults $109.00 / Children $30.00

Annual Chicago Scene New Year's Eve Party
Thursday, December 31, 2015
General Admission Hours: 9 p.m.-2 a.m.
V.I.P. Hours: 8 p.m.-2 a.m.
Pricing starts at $125.00

For more information visit www.thedrakehotel.com/dining/holiday-menus. To make a reservation, please call 312.932.4619 or email hotelthedrake@gmail.com

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About The Drake Hotel
Since 1920, The Drake has remained committed to its distinguished service and historic traditions. Located on Chicago's Magnificent Mile, The Drake Hotel offers 535 guest rooms and five on-site dining facilities. For more information about The Drake Hotel visit www.thedrakehotel.com.

Contact

Lynda Simonetti
The Drake Hotel
+ 1 312 932 4532
lynda.simonetti@hilton.com

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