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Enjoy all Chicago has to offer this holiday season. 


Tree Lighting Ceremony
Saturday, November 19  

A Twinkling tradition returns to The Magnificent Mile with the nation’s largest evening holiday celebration.  Celebrate with our annual tree lighting ceremony, take in the sights of our gingerbread village, and enjoy complimentary hot cocoa in our lobby.

*This event is open to non-hotel guests*

Gingerbread Village Display

Saturday, November 19 - Sunday, December 25  

Take in the sights of our annual gingerbread village inspired by Chicago’s rich architecture and the Chicago Skyline.  Houses are to be auctioned and funds are to be donated to Lurie Children's Hospital.

Teddy Bear Tea

Saturday, November 19, 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. 

Gather in Deca Restaurant and enjoy storytelling and tea with Mrs. Clause. Bring joy this holiday season to the families of Lurie’s Children’s Hospital when you bring a teddy bear to be donated. 

Children under 12 years of age $25, Adults $55.

Holiday Afternoon Tea

November 25 - December 30
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 2 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Violinist from 2 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Gingerbread Pastry Demo

November 25 - December 30
Friday, Saturday and Sunday, 3 p.m. and 4 p.m.

Create new traditions this holiday season and learn from our culinary experts as our Executive Pastry Chef demonstrates the how to craft classic holiday pastries.

Open to the public for $10 for adults and children. Please call Deca host stand for reservations (312) 573-5160

*This demonstration will be open to non-hotel guests*

Christmas Day Brunch

Sunday, December 25, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Myles Hayes Trio, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m. 

Gather with friends and family for a Christmas tradition in Deca Restaurant for our annual Christmas Day Buffet. 

Adults $135, Children $35 ages 5-12, Children under 5 years of age complimentary.