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Fall into Gray

Discover Things to Do in Chicago This Fall

All for Fall in Chicago

There's no doubt, that Fall in Chicago is one of the best seasons that offers so much to do and see just outside our historical doors. Whether you are visiting for business, pleasure, or both - there are sure to be activities and attractions throughout the city you’ll want to do and see.

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Chicago Marathon Weekend

October 13, 2019

The starting line lives at The Gray for the 2019 Chicago Marathon. From "carb-up" sessions in the Living Room and Social Hour highlighting run-friendly treats to our customized running routes from our front door, experience your marathon haven.

Looking for the perfect meal the night before the marathon or are your supporters mapping out a snack stop along the marathon route? On your mark, get set, wait... did you make reservations? Let our concierge team help you avoid the last minute stress. Contact for recommendations and reservations.

Kimpton Gray grand marble staircase

Golden Age at Gray

Celebrate Chicago Architectural Biennial now through January 5, 2020 in our very own historical building. Our exclusive Golden Age package is available and offers:

  • A Golden Age of Cocktail Ferris Wheels at Vol. 39 (reservations encouraged). This mini ferris wheel will include 5 half cocktail and 3 small bites reminiscent of the Golden Age.
  • 2 tickets to the Architecture Boat Tour which retail at $45 per person
  • Skyscraper cookies as a welcome amenity
  • Continental breakfast for 2 in Steadfast

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Kimpton Gray's Pop-up Plant Room

A Plant Lovers' Dream

October 18 - 20, 2019

Orbitz and Garfield Park Conservatory (GPC) have partnered with The Kimpton Gray to curate ten plant-themed rooms with a mission to inspire, educate and provoke exploration.

Modeled after popular collections and gardens at GPC will be available for overnights October 18 through 20 on Orbitz.

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Curated Concierge

Looking for more things to do? Get to know our Director of Concierge Services, Bobby Gonzalez. Bobby and his team specialize in curated partnerships and programming to create unique experiences just for you.

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