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Ballrooms

Have a ball -- in a proper ballroom. Whether you choose the 2,330-square-foot Madison Ballroom with its grand crystal chandeliers or the 3,580-square-foot White City Ballroom with its vintage stained-glass windows overlooking Millennium Park (or both!), your holiday party will be one for the books for guests up to 400. Our award-winning banquets team is on-hand to transform the space to fit your needs, and taste.
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Christmas 2018, Private Dining Room, Holiday Decor at Cindy's

Cindy's

Take in sweeping views of twinkling Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park from our snow globe in the sky. Enjoy curated menus and custom cocktails in delightfully-decorated private and semi-private spaces. Ideal for groups up to 30 guests for a formal seated affair, or up to 60 guests for a cocktail reception.

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 Holiday party festivities at the Drawing room in the Chicago Athletic Association hotel overlooking Millennium Park on the Cultural Mile.

Drawing Room

Dine and sip among grand architectural details dating back to 1893. Our grand lobby space, the Drawing Room, features original stone fireplaces, mosaic floors, gorgeous woodwork and cozy lounge seating. Come together with 10 to 100 guests for cocktail parties, or enjoy a prix-fixe lunch or dinner in the library prepared by Cherry Circle Room for up to 30 guests.
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Holiday decorations, shot December 2018

Game Room

Come with your closest 10 friends or open it up to a cool 250 to play bocce, billiards, foosball, shuffleboard, and other games while you sip classic cocktails and enjoy shareable bites in a lively atmosphere. The former club's original billiards room is reborn as a boisterous playground, the Game Room, paying homage to our clubby past for a new era of competitive smackdowns.
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 Happy's: a Holiday Pop-Up Bar within the Chicago Athletic Association hotel.

Happy's: A Holiday Pop-Up

Join us for a little merriment and mirth this holiday season. Happy’s – our holiday pop-up bar in The Tank – returns this year, and will be open November 29-December 22 and offer catering, liquid cheer, and beloved bar games. Select dates are available for semi-private parties, or up to 20-100 people for private events. Our halls? Decked. Your spirit? Holly and jolly. 

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TOPGOLF SWING SUITE

Visit the 19th hole for your holiday gathering this year. Our brand new Topgolf Swing Suite features two of the most advanced indoor golf and interactive gaming simulators available, offering virtual golf, football, dodgeball, and hockey, plus movie screenings, viewing parties, karaoke parties, and more. Best teed up for private parties with up to 40 guests.
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 the basketball court at the Chicago Athletic hotel doubles as a venue space for your perfect holiday party.

Stagg Court

The reimagined 4,482-square-foot former indoor track and gymnasium, Stagg Court, is a unique space with athletic flair to host an event for up to 500 people in a cocktail setting or 280 seated. Not unique enough? A pop-up roller-skating rink is available for rental this holiday season.

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 Chicago-style speakeasy within the Chicago Athletic Association hotel hidden behind our lobby check-in.

Milk Room

If your idea of a rollicking holiday party involves gathering friends or co-workers to enjoy rare and vintage spirits, the Milk Room is where you need to be. This authentic Prohibition-era bar serves up classic cocktails and light snacks in a historic setting.

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 Named after the Chicago Athletic Association's yacht club, the Cherry Circle room is a piece of chicago history.

Cherry Circle Room

Enjoy lunch or dinner with the whole group this holiday season at our James Beard Award-winning restaurant. Historic Cherry Circle Room transports guests back to another time with rich leather booths and a curved bar original to the property.

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