Summerfest by Loews Hotels

Loews Chicago Hotel

Summerfest by Loews Hotels runs June 1, 2022, through Labor Day at Loews Chicago Hotel. The program infuses signature elements of the downtown Chicago destination with summer-themed offerings.

Book the Splash + Snooze package and receive a $50 breakfast credit, pool amenity, bedtime story cart service, complimentary free parking, and more.

Summerfest Cocktail with SelvaRey Rum

Loews Chicago Hotel captures the flavors of summer with a uniquely created cocktail in partnership with Bruno Mars’ award-winning SelvaRey Rum. Offering a destination-specific spin on summer, Loews Chicago Hotel’s signature “Summerfest Cocktail,” pairs SelvaRey with locally sourced ingredients and garnishes.

Citrus Got Real

  • 1.25 oz. SelvaRey Coconut Rum
  • 0.75 oz. basil eau de vie
  • 0.5 oz. real cream of coconut
  • 0.75 oz. lime
  • 0.25 oz. simple syrup

Add all ingredients to a tin with ice. Shake and strain into a rocks glass over ice.

Destination-Driven Craft Mocktail

For those looking to embrace a healthier option, all summer long, Loews Chicago’s mixology team has put equal attention into crafting a host of Summerfest Mocktails like The Main Squeeze.

The Main Squeeze

  • 1 oz. real cream of coconut
  • 1.5 oz. lemon
  • 5 basil leaves
  • 0.75 oz. simple syrup
  • 1 oz. water

Add all ingredients to a tin with muddled basil leaves. Add ice, shake and pour into a Collins glass over ice.

Summerfest Cultural Safari

Discover Hidden Gems

Summer is when Chicago shines and there’s always something new to discover. From Lake Michigan to the Chicago River to fine dining and live music – the list goes on. Here’s our guide to some of the city’s must-see attractions and experiences.

  • Fun in the sun on Chicago’s beaches – Ohio St. beach, one of many along the 26-mile-long lakefront, is conveniently located just ½ a mile from the hotel with views of the Chicago skyline.
  • Enjoy rooftop libations – Head up to Streeterville Social, located in the hotel, for cocktails and bites with enjoying city views.
  • Visit Navy Pier – One of Chicago’s most popular attractions is just ½ a mile from the hotel. Take a spin on the Centennial Wheel or grab a drink at the country’s largest rooftop bar, Offshore, with panoramic views of the city. Don’t miss the spectacular fireworks every Wednesday and Saturday evening.
  • Shop the Magnificent Mile – Indulge in world-class shopping just steps from the hotel. From local to luxe there’s something for everyone.
  • Cruise down the Chicago River – With a variety of options, hop on a boat and learn more about the city’s architecture/history, have dinner or take a thrill-seeking adventure.
  • Shop local at the Streeterville Farmers Market – From fresh fruits and veggies to flowers and baked goods, support the local neighborhood and enjoy a delish treat.
  • Explore a park – From Millennium Park to Maggie Daily Park, there’s plenty to do for all ages. Don’t miss the free summer film series under the stars at the iconic Jay Pritzker Pavilion on Tuesday from June to August. All you need is a blank and picnic for the perfect evening.
  • Attend a Summer Music/Food Festival – All summer long, enjoy live music at Millennium Park, Grant Park, Jay Pritzker Pavilion, and more within walking distance from the hotel.
    • Chicago Gospel Music Experience (Jay Pritzker Pavilion): June 4
    • Chicago Blues Festival (citywide and in Millennium Park): June 9–12
    • Taste of Chicago (citywide including Grant Park): Saturdays, June 11, 18, 25 (neighborhood Taste pop-ups) and July 8–10 (a bite-sized Taste in Grant Park)
    • Pride in the Park (Grant Park): June 25-26
    • Chicago Air and Water Show (North Avenue Beach and along the Lakefront): August 20, 21 from 10am – 2pm
    • Lollapalooza (Grant Park): July 28-31
    • Year of Chicago Dance Showcase (Jay Pritzker Pavilion): August 27

Book the Splash + Snooze package and receive a $50 breakfast credit, pool amenity, bedtime story cart service, complimentary free parking, and more.

Splash + Snooze Package