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Ring in the New Year with Bottle-Ache, Blue Devil Burgers

A New Year, a New You

Ring in the New Year at Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel.  Reserve an ultimate New Year’s getaway — including Deluxe Accommodations, Complimentary Self-Parking and Burgers, Fries and Shakes for two at Potter’s Chicago Burger Bar.  On New Year’s Day, our chef’s will be making Bottle-Ache Blue Devil burgers as a special cure for a long night of celebrating featuring 8oz burger patties, thick cut bacon, peanut butter and raspberry jalapeno jam, pickled red onion –YUM!

Celebrate with cocktails in the famed Palmer House lobby, plan ahead to reserve spa treatments to embrace the New Year with a glow at The Palmer House Spa, or add a touch of Tom foolery with master illusionist, Dennis Watkins’ small stage Magic Parlour performance.




New Year’s Eve Weekend Events & Offerings

TREAT-ments from The Spa at Palmer House

Infused therapies with principle influences from yoga and Chinese medicine intertwine to create a modern holistic beauty and wellness program.  Trending services include:

Red Lacquer Mani | The Grand | Couples Massage


The Magic Parlour

Watkins’ critically-acclaimed one-man-show, The Magic Parlour, has been running at Palmer House, a Hilton hotel for 6 years. Produced by the House Theatre of Chicago, The Magic Parlour is an intimate evening of classic magic and impossible mind-reading, performed by award-winning Chicago magician Dennis Watkins at the longest, continually operating hotels in North America.

Make Your Reservations | Add the Magic Prix Fixe Menu

History is Hott!

Explore the Palmer House’s long and storied history in the capable hands of Ken Price, honored with the 2018 Lifetime Achievement Award by Historic Hotels of America. Our historic luncheon and tour begins at 12:00 p.m. with lunch at Lockwood, includes a presentation in our historic hotel museum and finishes with a tour of the art-deco lobby, grand ballrooms, and vintage artifacts throughout the hotel.
Tours are offered Tuesday through Saturday and are subject to availability. Tickets are required.

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Holiday Events Near the Palmer House, a Hilton Hotel

A flurry of activities await you this holiday season. Take a look and see Oh What Fun you can fit into your Holiday Adventure:

Local Events Close to the Hotel to Enjoy over New Year’s Eve
Local Events Leading up to New Year’s Eve

    *Limited availability over select dates.