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A Good Time Had By All

Chicago group and travel activities

Exclusive group experiences to elevate your next stay

There’s something about a fun-filled, unique activity that transforms travel or an event into an unforgettable experience that people will delight in long after it’s over. When you book with us, you can take advantage of our exclusive partnerships to elevate your experience or any occasion that brings you to downtown Chicago. From family travel, to weddings, to corporate gatherings, our team has curated the finest experiences.

Experiences

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Boleo In A Box

Missing your Argentinian flair? Contact us for a truly unique Boleo In A Box experience kicking off this summer! Weekday and Weekend packages are available with custom curated kits directly from our kitchen and bar, to yours! Recipe and “how-to” video included from the best Chefs and Mixologists in Chicago! They are sure to spice up your summer.

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Robie Club Room Experience

Escape for a new adventure at the Kimpton Gray Hotel by booking the Robie Club Room. Choose from either a pool table or ping-pong table and sharpen your PlayStation skills spanning multiple televisions. Exclusive access to the club, bottled beverage and sealed snack station included. Reach out to check availability on your personal party room today.

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Roanoke Chicago Pizza

Plan your summer escape – at our hotel or at home! Contact Roanoke for a truly Chicago experience, with a culinary twist. Roanoke will pack you all the ingredients and directions to make your own Hearth Oven Pizza. Recipe and “how-to” video included from the best Chefs in Chicago! Or, simply order ahead and Roanoke will deliver your pizza to The Gray for your next stay!

Contact Christine Bane

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Music Together of Hampton Roads

Enjoy a private session or series of sessions with Music of Hampton Roads instructor, Emily Rigotti. Enjoy an interactive mini-class for your little ones 5 years or under with activities for the whole family. Sing, play, and dance along out of your guest room at The Gray, or from your own home. Using songs from the Music Together collections, turn everyday hotel towels and amenities into musical props!

Contact Emily Rigotti

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Amplified Movement & Performance

Work with the experts at Amplified Movement and Amplified Performance for virtual power yoga, couples Pilates, or mindfulness coaching out of your guest room at the Gray, or at home. Customized sessions are built to grow physical and mental skills one-on-one with highly celebrated performance coaches, professional athletes and trainers to the biggest C-level execs and athletes in the world.

Contact Tracy Hayes

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Lofti

Mindfulness is more than a buzzword! Join Lofti’s mission where empathetic communication means holistic self-care. Learn practical ways to release and re-energize and create wellness habits you can immediately incorporate into your daily routine. Allow Lofti to curate a program from customized sound baths to workshops focused on self-care practices.

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Happy Tails

Who doesn't love puppy therapy? CSI DMC can organize a variety of giveback activities including hosting a shelter on-site where all guests can take a break from their all-day meeting and interact with dogs from a local shelter in a custom play pen on-site.

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Artistic Endeavors with Emmy Star Brown

Add a creative activity to your next corporate or social event, paint customized murals and unique artistic gift with the help of Chicago-based artist (and our creative partner) Emmy Star Brown.

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Private Trolley Tours + Executive Buses

Chicago is a city that was made to be explored—from our bustling downtown to our vibrant neighborhoods, each with their own identity and culture to discover. Thanks to Signature Transportation, your group can enjoy a private 30-passenger trolley experience that includes rear porches or, if you’re venturing a bit further, the fleet of Executive Buses accommodates between 24 and 43 guests. Extensive cleanliness and sterilization processes are available upon request.

Virtual Experiences

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The Art of Virtual Meetings

Push aside your classic caricature, because there are no lines and no waiting here. During your next virtual meeting, attendees will be drawn digitally for their very own takeaway caricature! Or consider turning your virtual meeting into a colorful story with the help of a graphic recording artist! An artist will visually illustrate the key messages and topics of your event –providing guests with an authentic takeaway.

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Pinot’s Palette

Looking for a true energizer for your virtual meeting? With these two unique breakout session options you’ll have attendees coming together to perform either a dance or a song- using body percussion and items found around the house to rhythmically contribute to the experience. Video links will be provided for all event attendees following the performances.

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Move and Shake: Beats by Gray

Looking for a true energizer for your virtual meeting? With these two unique breakout session options you’ll have attendees coming together to perform either a dance or a song- using body percussion and items found around the house to rhythmically contribute to the experience. Video links will be provided for all event attendees following the performances.

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Rhythm's Gonna Get You

Virtual event attendees will meet in private rooms to learn percussion parts to a song and kick start their energy. Guests will use body percussion and items found around the house to rhythmically contribute to the experience. The full team will reunite to perform the finale song with all parts combined. Video links will be provided for all event attendees.

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aSweatLife

Virtual wellness options hosted by the team from aSweatLife will encourage your event attendees to live their best life through mindfulness, nutrition, community, and empowerment. Customize your event with options that include a fitness class, motivational speaking engagement, and integrating mindfulness and meditation into your workplace.

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Virtual Give-Back Component

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Feeding America

This activation partners your guests with school districts and local government agencies to help support the 22 million children who are part of the Feeding America initiative. Prior to your event, guests will receive a box containing instructions, a shopping list, shipping labels, and packing materials to ship their donation, and a pre-loaded gift card. Guests will use the gift card to purchase the items on the shopping list and package the food up during your event.

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