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Celebrate the Sesquicentennial Anniversary

Celebrate the 150th Anniversary at Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel with participation in curated activations.

Sunday, September 26th

After first opening its doors in 1871, Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel celebrates its 150th anniversary on September 26, 2021.
To celebrate this milestone, Palmer House has special programming and packages throughout the year for you to enjoy, including:

150th Celebration Activations

  • Fudge It – It’s Friday at Five: Every first Friday of the month, beginning on October 01, 2021 Lockwood Lobby Bar will host a 150-minute Brownie Happy Hour, offering each guest who purchases a 150th themed cocktail, a complimentary brownie.
  • If These Walls Could Talk Self-Guided Engage & Explore Tour, and discover lesser-known facts and fun that make for Instagram-able moments. Complete the challenge, share photos from the tour with the front desk for a chance to win the gift of the month.
  • Sesquicentennial Magic Parlour Package including tickets for two adults, overnight accommodations and two 1871 cocktails.
  • Sesquicentennial Splash Package which is perfect for families, thanks to a room close to the new $2.2M renovated swimming pool and a food and beverage credit to Lockwood Express.
  • Curated Spa Menu Celebrating Palmer House & The Palmers with unique treatments like the Red Lacquer Manicure and Honoré Hydro-tub Therapy.
  • Sesquicentennial Wedding Package with the special couple dining on Bertha Palmer’s china, valued at $30,000 per place setting, used at the “Greatest Banquet in American History” honoring Ulysses S. Grant.
  • Proclamation Ceremony & Celebration to commence on National Brownie Day, Wednesday, December 8th at 11:00am in the Lobby.
  • Andersen Pen, located in the arcade level of the hotel, has teamed up with Retro 51’s design team to create a pen inspired by the art & architecture of the Tiffany Peacock doors located at the Palmer House Hilton’s Monroe Street entrance.  The rollerball pen is an Andersen Pen exclusive, aptly named Palmer.  Learn More

    *Limited availability over select dates.