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Park Grill serves up a dining and entertainment experience that is always fresh and always seasonal.

In the winter, the restaurant's innovative seating allows all diners a view of the fun on the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink. As winter transitions to spring and summer, The Plaza at Park Grill sets the table for the city's largest and most spectacular al fresco dining experience, which features an outdoor international grill and 350 seats under the sun and stars of the city's vibrant downtown scene.

You'll enjoy outdoor concerts, sizzling Jazz, family programs, nearby fireworks, and ice skating.

There is always something happening outside our doors. Come enjoy a taste for all seasons.

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Upcoming Events

October 9-10, 2015 @ varies

Fall Fest 2015

(price varies )

Third Annual Fall Fest at Park Grill and The Plaza at Millennium Park

Craft Beer Festival and Pre-Marathon Pasta Dinner

Friday, October 9: Harvest HopDown
Saturday, October 10: Pre-Marathon Pasta Dinner

Park Grill and The Plaza at Millennium Park will hold a two day Fall Festthis October. On Friday, October 9, the restaurant will celebrate the season with their third annual midwestern brewers’ Harvest HopDown. On Saturday, October 10, Fall Festwill commence with a Chicago Marathon Pasta Dinner. The details for each event are below.

3rd Annual Harvest HopDown: Friday, October 9
The third annual Harvest HopDown will take place at The Plaza at Millennium Park on Friday, October 9 from 5-8 p.m. Midwestern brewers will compete for the title of Harvest HopDown “Favorite,” as selected by participating guests. Competing brewers include: Goose Island Beer Company (Chicago, IL); Founders Brewing Company (Grand Rapids, MI); Local Option (Chicago, IL); Upland Brewing Company (Bloomington, IN); Urban Chestnut Brewing Company (St. Louis, MO); Milwaukee Brewing Company (Milwaukee, WI); Summit Brewing Company (St. Paul, MN); Central Waters Brewing Company (Amherst, WI); Tallgrass Brewing Company (Manhattan, KS); Bell's Brewery, Inc. (Kalamazoo, MI); Virtue Cider (Fennville, MI); Church Street Brewing Co. (Itasca, IL); Schlafly Beer (St. Louis, MO); Ale Syndicate Brewers (Chicago, IL); among others. Park Grill will feature a special HopDown dining menu, available for purchase. The fee to attend Harvest HopDown is $40 and includes a commemorative glass. The event is 21 and over. 

Bank of America Chicago Marathon Pasta Dinner: Saturday, October 10
Carb up before the big race! On Saturday, October 10, reserve your seats at Park Grill’s annual Bank of America Chicago Marathon pasta dinner on The Plaza at Millennium Park. The evening will include a pasta buffet with four selections, a build-your-own pasta station, three salads, dessert and choice of Goose Island beer or The Naked Grape wine. Seatings will be offered at 4 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8 p.m. and the fee is $40 per guest. The pre-race buffet menu will feature: butter lettuce salad; caesar salad; caprese salad; roasted garlic mozzarella bread; grilled vegetables; baked mac and cheese cavatappi; rigatoni bolognese grana padano; an array of pasta with various sauces, proteins and vegetables; assorted miniature desserts; and much more.

Purchase your tickets today for this yearly event! 

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