Exploredana hotel and spa is located in downtown Chicago's River North neighborhood, known for hosting the largest concentration of art galleries in the United States outside of Manhattan. Apart from the art galleries there is a host of exciting things to do in Chicago, including the Magnificent Mile, one of the hottest shopping streets in the US. dana is also near to some of the best restaurants, original and Broadway theater and exciting nightlife.
Our staff will help direct you to all of the hottest places in Chicago, including restaurants and clubs to make sure your downtown Chicago experience is unique and memorable. Our flawlessly executed guest experience makes dana hotel and spa a haven for the luxury jet setter and the selective business traveler.
Undoubtedly you've felt the brisk air hit your face - but that doesn't mean the fun stops. Fall and winter in Chicago are beautiful times to enjoy the outdoors and all the wonderful events that are happening in our city. Take a look at some of our favorites . . .
If you're into one-stop shopping surrounded by the city lights, you'll enjoy the Randolph Street Holiday Market. It features smartly priced antiques, vintage, and modern goods - and is perfect for those one-of-a-kind people in your life.
Nov. 26 - Dec. 24
Enjoy an open-air European holiday market at the annual Christkindlmarket featuring choirs, carolers, food, and lovely ornaments for purchase. It's a wonderful way to spend a day in the center of the city.
Nov. 29 - Jan. 5
Lincoln Park Zoo transforms into a magical animal kingdom at holiday time with the arrival of Zoo Lights. Experience millions of lights, music, food and of course, the animals, at this annual holiday favorite.
Dec. 5 - Dec. 8
If you love true art in many forms and truly unique finds, the one of a kind show is a must see. Held annually at the Merchandise Mart, this show and sale features goods from hundreds of artisans. It's the perfect place to find something for yourself - or that someone special on your holiday list.
Our Concierge can recommend other activities and is happy to connect you to most any Chicago adventure you desire.
Annual Events in Chicago
- Taste of Chicago
- Chicago Marathon
- Bridal Expo
- Chicago auto show
- Air and water show
- Magnificent Mile
- State Street
- Water Tower Place
- North Beach
- Oak Street