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National Believe Day at Macy's on State Street!

December 10, 2014 | Events
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National Believe Day at Macy's on State Street

EVENT: Macy’s National Believe Day

STORE:  Macy’s on State Street in Chicago

DATE: Friday, December 12


“Yes, Virginia” Excerpt Performance by Adlai E. Stevenson Elementary School

11:00am, Lower Level, Candy Department

Each year Macy’s selects 100 schools nationwide to be awards with a $1,000 grant to support productions of the musical, “Yes, Virginia”. Don’t miss the students from Chicago’s own Adlai E. Stevenson Elementary School performing an excerpt from the exciting extension of Macy’s Believe campaign.


Those Funny Little People

11:30am, Lower Level, Candy Department

12:30pm, Kid’s Department

Enjoy a wacky holiday performance by Those Funny Little People. With their expressive, animated faces and intricate choreography. Those Funny Little People will put on a show to amaze and entertain audiences of all ages.


Believe Day Family Fun 

12pm, 5th Floor, Kid’s Department

Join us for some holiday family fun with face painting and balloon twisting! Then, get creative at our Believe craft station and create your very own “Yes, Virginia” coloring page and a holiday ornament to take home. There will also be lots of cool music for the whole family to enjoy. And while you’re here don’t forget to stop by the Believe Station to mail your letter to Santa!


Holiday Floral Demonstration

12pm, 6th Floor, Glassware Department

Anthony Gowder Designs will be on site demonstrating how to arrange beautiful flowers into easy (and impressive) holiday décor. They will be creating formal and informal to inspire all your holiday entertaining.


Takashi Yagihashi Cooking Demonstration

12pm, 7th Floor, Culinary Studio

Join Macy’s Culinary Council Chef Takashi Yagihashi as he shares his award-winning holiday recipes. The best part? There’ll be plenty of scrumptious samples to enjoy! With any purchase of $35* or more in the Home department, receive a $10 Macy’s gift card, ** and a copy of Chef Yagihashi’s cookbook Taskashi’s Noodles,** which he will sign directly after the demonstration. Seating is limited. Please RSVP to 1.800.329.8667

**One per customer, while supplies last, while time permits. Seating is first come, first served. Macy’s gift card valid Dec 12-19, 2014.


Frango Hot Cocoa and Believe Day Station

Noon – 2pm, 7th Floor, Believe Station 

For believers of all ages, write and drop off your letter to Santa in a special Santa Mail letterbox, and  warm up with a complimentary hot cocoa* from the Frango Café.

*While supplies last


Holiday Wine Tasting with Live Music

1pm, Lower Level, Wine Shop

Stop by Macy's Wine Shop following the culinary demo, to sample various holiday wines** while listening to festive carols! 

**Must be 21+.


Godiva Dipping Station

1pm, Lower Level, Candy Department

Enjoy delicious dips of Godiva Chocolates on your favorite holiday candy*.

*While supplies last.


Starbucks Hot Cocoa and Holiday Cookie sampling

1– 2pm, 1st Floor, Women’s Accessory Department

Warm up with a complimentary hot cocoa* and holiday cookie* from our Signature Kitchen. *While Supplies last 


The Caroling Party

11:30am – 12:30pm, Strolling

Deck the halls with the fresh sounds of The Caroling Party as they sing holiday favorites while you shop.


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Born and raised in Chicago, Brittany is the Tourism Marketing Manager promoting Macy’s in Chicago and the Midwest as the ultimate...