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Holiday Celebrations at Macy’s State Street

It’s one of the most festive times of the year and we want to invite you to come to Chicago’s State Street Macy’s to kick off the holiday fun!

Every day (except Thursday, 11/22), hours vary
5th Floor – Santaland

Everybody's favorite holiday tradition is back! Santaland has returned to Macy's and is open for the season. Come meet Old Saint Nick and tell him everything on your wish list. He's only here until December 24th, so see him before he leaves on his big journey! Have your photo taken together and make a memory that will last forever. Photo packages begin at $17.99. Thursday, November 22nd, Santaland is closed, but look for Santa in the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade!

Family Fun Day
Saturdays in November (11/10 & 17) @ 1:00 PM
Fifth Floor – Kid’s Department

For more than 90 years, the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade® has officially kicked off the holiday season with its giant balloons, one-of-a-kind floats, the nation's best marching bands, hundreds of cheering clowns and a host of celebrities! To celebrate this momentous event, we want you to join us and our sponsors for a holiday family fun day with something for EVERYONE! Enjoy face painting and balloon twisting, along with great music for the whole family. Make sure to stop at our holiday craft table where kids can create a special holiday project to take home!

Meet Wendell Carter Jr.!
Thursday, November 8 @ 5:30 PM
Second Floor – Men’s Suits Department

Celebrate Made-to-Measure's new shop at Macy's on State Street with Bulls Player Wendell Carter Jr.! Be one of the first guests in line to meet Wendell and have your picture taken with him.

Make and complete an appointment with our Made-to-Measure team prior to the event and receive VIP* line access. Enjoy music from our DJ, light bites, cigar bar all while you learn about custom suit tailoring from our Made-to-Measure experts. To make your appointment today, please email: [email protected]

Event subject to change or cancellation. While time allows. Wristband redemption starts at 3:30 pm on 11/8 and for first 50 guests. *Must make and complete appointment prior to 11/8 at Macy's on State Street.

Christmas Tree Decorating Seminar!
Saturday, November 10 @ 2:00 PM
7th Floor – Culinary Studio

Macy's invites you to learn how to decorate your Christmas tree with beautiful ornaments, garlands and festive holiday lights. Our host Arin Kleinman from the blog, Happily Inspired and Chicago's premium florist, Flower Firm will be providing decorating tips, ornament ideas and Christmas tree themes, whether you prefer a more traditional look or like to experiment with unique colors and accents. Plus, celebrate the season with Harry London chocolate samples!

While supplies last and time permits. Offer non-transferable, one offer per household, and not for resale. Employees are not eligible to receive.

Dine with Santa!
Dates and times vary, starting on November 24th
7th Floor – Narcissus Room

Ho Ho Ho - it's off to Macy's you go for an unforgettable buffet meal of breakfast, lunch or dinner favorites. Afterwards stay and play - we'll have fun for the whole family. Don't forget to bring your camera.

Seating is limited so be sure to make your reservations by visiting our website at

To learn more information about the Walnut Room, click here!

Breakfast tickets are $23.95 for adults, $14.95 for children 12 and under (tots under 12 months are free). Lunch tickets are $25.95 for adults, $15.95 for children 12 and under (tots under 12 months are free.) Dinner tickets are $30.95 for adults, $17.95 for children 12 and under (tots under 12 months are free).

Unfortunately, things happen; events change or may be canceled, and supplies may run out!
And if you can’t make it, don’t worry! Macy's also has lots of other fun things to do, so don't forget to check out other events happening near you!