Holidays In The Loop
Plan your perfect winter stay at Virgin Hotels Chicago! Come for our seasonal pop-ups, events, and special offers, and stay for the magic of Downtown Chicago during the holiday season.
HUGHES HOLIDAY HOUSE
November 25 - December 30, 2023
You don't have to go far to experience nostalgic holiday fun this season. Join us at Cerise's Hughes Holiday House – a pop-up inspired by John Hughes's classic canon of holiday films. Instagram-able moments, a playful menu of themed bites & brews, and rooftop views await! Want a side of barbecued Marv with that? We've got you covered.
NUTCRACKER CHRISTMAS POP-UP BAR
December 1- 30, 2023
Hit our 2nd floor as Chicago Bucket Listers decks out the vibrant space and twinkling bar for their Nutcracker Christmas Pop-Up. Immerse yourself in over-the-top holiday décor and capture festive memories. Plus, indulge in seasonal savory & sweet bites and a themed menu of iced & warm beverages to keep the jolly times rolling!
November 17 - December 24, 2023
Check out Chicago's original Christkindlmarket in Daley Plaza, just a short walk from Virgin Hotels Chicago. Whether you're in it for the collectible mug or the glühwein, you won't want to miss one of the city's favorite holiday traditions!
ICE SKATING AT MAGGIE DALEY PARK
Life is nice on the ice. Enjoy ice skating on Maggie Daley Park's scenic Skating Ribbon, open from November through March. Check out the park's website to learn more about reservations (pro tip: be sure to make yours in advance!), skate rentals, days of operation, and more.
HOLIDAY SHOWS IN THE THEATRE DISTRICT
The magic of the holidays is alive in Chicago's Theatre District. From heartwarming classics to modern riffs, view the lineup:
Charles Dickens' A Christmas Carol
Nov. 18 - Dec. 31 | Goodman Theatre
The Illusionists - Magic of the Holidays
Nov. 21 - 26 | Cadillac Palace Theatre
An Evening with Chevy Chase & National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation
Nov. 26 | The Chicago Theatre
Straight No Chaser Sleighin' It Tour
Dec. 3 | The Chicago Theatre
MORE HOLIDAY SHOWS IN THE THEATRE DISTRICT
Christmas with C.S. Lewis
Dec. 5 - 10 | Broadway Playhouse
'Twas the Night Before...by Cirque du Soleil
Dec. 7 | The Chicago Theatre
The Hip Hop Nutcracker
Dec. 12 - 17 | Cadillac Palace Theatre
Dr. Seuss' How The Grinch Stole Christmas! The Musical
Dec. 19 - 31 | Cadillac Palace Theatre