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Holiday Happenings

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Drake Bros'

Gaze down Lake Shore Drive towards the Festival of Lights, Thanksgiving, Charles Dickens Brunch, Christmas Eve Buffet, & Christmas Dinner extravaganza while sitting in the comfort and warmth of Drake Bros'

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Club International

Come celebrate the Festival of Lights with The Drake and Club International.  Delectable 4 course course buffet and dessert buffet, with the finest views of Michigan Avenue and Lake Michigan. 

Adults: $90

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Palm Court

Continuing its longstanding tradition of afternoon tea, Palm Court will reinstate Holiday Tea from November through December. The Drake's Palm Court will introduce festive holiday pastries, a harpist will play daily, and for "The 12 Days of Christmas" Carolers will serenade guests in the magnificently decorated winter wonderland. Holiday Tea begins on Saturday, November 15, 2014 and will run until Sunday, January 4, 2015 from 11:00 AM to 5:30 PM.

Adults: $42
Children: $20


December 31, celebrate Palm Court's Black Tie New Years Eve in Chicago's regal Drake Hotel. Please click the menu on the right for full details.

One seating at 9:30 PM - 1 AM
 

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Coq d'Or

Experience Thanksgiving this year with a classic Chicago haunt and a modern twist in the Coq d'Or with a specialty menu created to satisfy any palate.

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Cape Cod

Celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve New Year's Eve in the exquisite Cape Cod Room. With divine dining, Cape Cod is the only choice for delicious seafood in Chicago.

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Gold Coast Ballroom

This year, forgo the mess and stress of cooking and become part of Chicago's second oldest Thanksgiving tradition- Thanksgiving at the Drake in our elegant Gold Coast Ballroom.

Each guest will enjoy two hours of food and festivities including live music throughout the day, a photographer, and a kid's creation station room.

Adults: $115
Children: $50

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Holiday Parties

Our exquisite venues with stunning lakeviews and enormous windows overlooking Michigan Avenue are the perfect place to host your holiday party. Choose from a variety of packages guaranteed to satisfy any palate this holiday season.


Packages

 

Reception Package I: $69 per person

  • Four passed hors d'oeuvres per guest
  • Vegetable crudites station or international cheese display
  • Two-hour deluxe premium bar package

Reception Package II: $89 per person

  • Four passed hors d'oeuvres per guest
  • Vegetable crudites station or international cheese display
  • Glazed ham or smoked turkey carving station
  • Holiday sweets table
  • Two-hour premium bar package

Reception Package III: $109 per person

  • Four passed hors d'oeuvres per guest
  • Two hors d'oeuvre stations
  • Deluxe coffee station Holiday sweets table
  • Three-hour deluxe brand bar package

Plated Dinner Package I: $119 per person

  • Four passed hors d'oeuvres per guest served during your cocktail hour
  • Three course dinner offering a fish or chicken entree
  • ​Artisan rolls and butter
  • Coffee served tableside
  • ​Two-hour deluxe brand bar package
  • Wine service at dinner

Plated Dinner Package II: $135 per person

  • Four passed hors d'oeuvres per guest served during your cocktail hour
  • Three course dinner offering a fish, chicken, or beef entree
  • Artisan rolls and butter
  • Coffee served tableside and a deluxe coffee station
  • Three-hour deluxe brand bar package
  • Wine service at dinner

Plated Dinner Package III: $149 per person

  • Four passed hors d'oeuvres per guest served during your cocktail hour
  • Holiday dinner buffet (including soup, salad, two entrees, accompaniments, and dessert)
  • Artisan rolls and butter
  • Coffee served tableside and a deluxe coffee station
  • Three-hour deluxe brand bar package
  • Wine service at dinner


Prices do not include tax or service charge.


Venues
 

Gold Coast Ballroom
The glamorous confidence of this ballroom embodies the essence of Chicago. Cream columns with hand-painted gold vines evoke the pure Italian Renaissance that transports celebrants to a place of grand elegance.
Reception: 900 | Capacity with round tables: 510

Grand Ballroom
Stunning wall sconces and eight dazzling crystal chandeliers illuminate the Georgian style of this luxurious room. Rich colors of red and blue create an alluring and cozy space for holiday parties.
Reception: 500 | Capacity with round tables: 360

French Room
A traditional choice, this room features opulent columns that suggest a Victorian style influence. Gorgeous lakeview windows allow the room to have an open atmosphere, while the quaint colors create an environment for grand style.
Reception: 350 | Capacity with round tables: 260

Club International
A classic reproduction of Haddon Hall, one of England's most noted medieval residence, the exclusiveness of this private dining room cloaks guests in a warm patina of oak and offers a grand, open-faced fireplace.
Reception: 250 | Capacity with round tables: 180

Palm Court
The uniqueness and beauty of this room centers around a gorgeous limestone fountain with a giant urn dating back 275 years.
Reception: 350 | Capacity with round tables: 270

Parkside and Venetian
These exquisite dining rooms showcase the best views Chicago has to offer. Enormous windows overlook Lake Michigan and the decor allows for personalization in lighting and fabrics.
Reception: 125 | Capacity with round tables: 100


Other banquet space available including Executive Lounge, Lakeshore boardroom, Drake Room, Astor Room, Erie Room, Huron Room, Michigan Room, Ontario Room, Superior Room, Tudor Room, Florentine Room, Georgian Room, and more. Please inquire with Catering Manager for more information.