At The Drake, even our holiday traditions have traditions. From ornate decorations and exquisite cuisine to festive entertainment, the most wonderful time of the year is a never-ending celebration. Join in the revelry and make this holiday season one to remember.
Where mothers and daughters, sisters and friends partake in the ceremonial holiday rite of passage that is afternoon tea at The Drake, accompanied by scrumptious seasonal pastries. Cocktails and light hors d’oeuvres are also served daily. And as the centerpiece, the grand fountain is an ever-present silent fundraiser for area charities.
LIVE ENTERTAINMENT AND DANCING
Friday and Saturday nights, 9 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
HOLIDAY AFTERNOON TEA
Daily starting November 25, 2011 through January 1, 2012. Live music. - CALENDAR
$36 for adults, $18 for children.
NEW YEAR’S EVE CELEBRATION
Three-course meal to include a complimentary bottle of champagne for each couple. Live swing sextet. Black tie. $165 per person, must be 21 or older.
When the holiday parties are over, the real fun begins. With executive-sized cocktails, wines, beers and comfort foods, Coq d’Or is a popular meeting place for locals and hotel guests to celebrate the season and ring in the New Year. The legendary bar opened its doors one day after the repeal of Prohibition on December 6, 1933, and hasn’t missed a night since.
Festive Specialty Cocktails:
Caramel Appletini: Grey Goose Vodka, Caramel Syrup, Apple Cider, and Fresh Lemon Juice
The Drake Egg Nog: Bacardi Select Rum, B&B Liquer, Egg Nog, and a Nutmeg Rim
Featuring live, local entertainment Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 p.m. to 12 a.m.
Get a front row seat and experience the breathtaking views that await each distinguished guest inside John and Tracy Drake’s namesake restaurant. Marvel at the winter snow falling on beautiful Lake Michigan as the holiday shoppers adorned in their seasonal best stroll along the Magnificent Mile.
NEW YEARS DAY BRUNCH
January 1, 2012, 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Live jazz.
Adults $75, children $37, under 5 years old complimentary.
When the winter weather proves to be too much, warm your hearts and stomachs and cozy up to some delicious clam chowder. Cape Cod has consistently been named one of America’s finest dining spots and has been inducted into the Fine Dining Hall of Fame by Nation’s Restaurant News. The restaurant features fresh, sustainable seafood items from the Atlantic to the Pacific.
Indulge in the Chef’s Holiday Special Menu, to include:
Butternut Squash Soup
Whole Roasted Turbot: Potato Tartlet, Roasted Brussels Sprouts, White Trumpet Mushroom, and Meyer Lemon Pan Sauce
For reservations, please contact our reservation center: 312.932.4325
All prices subject to tax & gratuity. All parties require a credit card guarantee upon reservation.