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Fairmont Chicago Cookies and Cheer Luxury Cookie Exchange

Take home 3 dozen gift wrapped gourmet cookies of your choice.

Rabbit Fest: Red Door Animal Shelter Fundraiser

RABBIT FEST benefit/concert/costume party for Red Door Animal Shelter.

The BMO Harris Bank Magnificent Mile Lights Festival 2016

Ring in the holiday season with 2 days of free, family-friendly activities.
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Philanthropy Events

Highsight Eve of the Eve 2016

One great cause. One big party. NEW amazing venue.

Echo’s Share the Warmth Event

Echo hosts ‘Share the Warmth’ event at Bloomingdale's.

12th Annual Lycée Français de Chicago French Market

The Lycée Français de Chicago will be transformed into a bustling Parisian Marché.

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Free Events

NewCity Gift Gala and Food Truck Extravaganza

Shop Newcity gift gala & check out their showcase of artisanal vendors

Echo’s Share the Warmth Event

Echo hosts ‘Share the Warmth’ event at Bloomingdale's.

Art Van Furniture Schaumburg Jingle And Mingle

Jingle & Mingle at the new Art Van Furniture Schaumburg Home.

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Food and Alcohol Events

Geja’s Café Professional/Amateur Wine Tasting Contest

Olympics of wine tasting, intense battle of the palates, & oldest event of its kind.

LuxeHome CHILL 2016: International Wine & Culinary Event

LuxeHome CHILL 2016: International Wine & Culinary Event.

James Beard Foundation Celebrity Chef Tour Dinner

Enjoy an 8-course dinner featuring some of the best chefs in the country.

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Fashion and Beauty Events

Evi Simjan Fall Footwear Trunk Show

Get yourself fall ready with the best in fashion & footwear.

PlayCHIC Fashion Show 2016

Fashion designers create playful looks using toys & games for inspiration.

The Arts of Humanity FAHF Awards 2016

Celebrate creative Do-Gooders & their unique abilities to use their crafts for good.

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Miscellaneous

Santacon Chicago 2016 Bringing Hundreds of Santas Together

Join millions of santas and and get into the holiday spirit!

Game of Thrones: Season 6 – Behind the Scenes

See exclusive bonus content from the Game of Thrones Season 6.

Celebrate in Style: Chicago NYE 2017 Best Events

Why party with the rest when you can party with the best this 2017 NYE in Chicago?

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