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December 9, 2016 Hotel News No Comments Email Email

Get decked out like the traditional holiday carol “Deck the Halls” suggests and celebrate The Drake Hotel‘s annual winter festivities. With 535 guest rooms and suites, four restaurants and lounges, and grand ballrooms to revel in, the Historic Hotel of America is throwing the best fetes in the Gold Coast for the holiday season.

“Holidays at The Drake are a Chicago instiution,” said Damien McArdle, general manager, The Drake Hotel. “Since our opening party on New Year’s Eve 1920, we have continued the grand tradition of decorating our historic hotel with holiday spirit and catering to guests to create memories that last a lifetime.”


Eat, drink and be merry with an assortment of holiday events including Holiday Tea, Brunch with Santa, Christmas Eve & Day dining, and New Year’s Eve Galas. Strike a pose during these events* for the photographers with the urlifeinpixels agency, who will print portraits on-site.

HOLIDAY AFTERNOON TEA* – Friday, November 18, 2016 through January 3, 2017
Palm Court
Times vary, please visit Reservations
Live harpist and carolers perform December 3 & 4, 10 & 11, and the 12 Days of Christmas
Adults $49/Children $24 – exclusive of tax & gratuity

BRUNCH WITH SANTA* – Saturday & Sunday, December 17 & 18, 2016
Drake Bros.’ Restaurant
12:30 p.m. to 4 p.m.
Buffet Menu
Adult $82/Children $35 – exclusive of tax & gratuity

CHRISTMAS EVE Dining – Saturday, December 24, 2016
Drake Bros.’ Restaurant
12 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Buffet Menu
Adult $84/Children $35 – exclusive of tax & gratuity

Cape Cod Room
5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Prix Fixe Menu and limited a la carte
Adult $98 / Children $45 – exclusive of tax & gratuity
CHRISTMAS DAY Dining – Sunday, December 25, 2016
Drake Bros.’ Restaurant
12:00 p.m. to 7 p.m.
Prix Fixe Menu and Child-ren’s Buffet
Adult $89 / Children $35 exclusive of tax & gratuity
NEW YEARS’ EVE * – Saturday, December 31, 2016
The Drake Hotel’s Black-Tie Affair in the Palm Court
One seating at 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Package Menu
$230 per person – inclusive of tax and gratuity

Cape Cod Room
5:30 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Prix Fixe Menu
$125 per person – exclusive of tax & gratuity

Annual Chicago Scene New Year’s Eve Party
Gold Coast & Grand Ballrooms
9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
General Admission Package and VIP Package *must be 21 years of age
Details and Reservations

Take advantage of The Drake Drive In Package which includes deluxe accommodations and savings on overnight valet parking with in and out privileges. To celebrate in fashion, take advantage of the shops in walking distance on The Magnificent Mile and Oak Street.

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