Park Grill at Millennium Park
11 North Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60602
Second Annual Fall Fest at Park Grill and The Plaza at Millennium Park
Celebrate the Harvest Season with Six Days of Festivities
Tuesday, October 7 – Sunday, October 12
Park Grill and The Plaza at Millennium Park will hold a six day “Fall Fest” this October. From Tuesday, October 7 to Sunday, October 12, the restaurant will celebrate the season with a Fall Harvest Menu; live, outdoor musical performances; and the second annual local brewers’ Harvest HopDown. Fall Fest will commence with a Chicago Marathon Pasta Dinner and an alfresco Chicago Marathon breakfast buffet and viewing party.
Fall Harvest Menu: Tuesday, October 7 – Sunday, October 12
Newly appointed Executive Chef Jared Case will offer a Fall Harvest Menu that features items sourced from local farms, purveyors and brewers.
Live Music on The Plaza: Thursday, October 9 and Friday, October 10
The Plaza at Millennium Park will play host to live musical performances by Jazz Perspectives, featuring The Sean Skyler Duo and The Phil Seed Trio. The concerts will take place from 5-8 p.m.
Harvest HopDown: Friday, October 10
The second annual Harvest HopDown will take place on The Plaza on Friday, October 10 from 5-8 p.m. Local brewers will compete for the title of Harvest HopDown “Favorite,” as selected by participating guests. Competing brewers include: Goose Island: Rambler Limited release IPA and Oktoberfest (Chicago); Summit Oktoberfest (Minneapolis, MN); Central Waters Octoberfest (Amherst, WI); Virtue Cider (Fennville, MI); Milwaukee Brewing Hoptoberfest & Sasquash (Milwaukeee, WI); Upland Oktoberfest (Indianapolis, IN); Tallgrass Zombie Monkie Porter (Manhattan, KS); Shock Top Pumpkin Wheat (St. Louis, MO); Johnny Appleseed Cider (St. Louis, MO); and returning winner, Pipeworks Brewing Seasonal Brews (Chicago, IL). Tickets are $25 and the event is 21 and over. Tickets are available at ParkGrillChicago.com.
Bank of America Chicago Marathon Pasta Dinner: Saturday, October 11
Carb up before the big run at Park Grill’s pasta dinner. The evening will include a pasta buffet with four selections, a build-your-own pasta station, two 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 $35 per guest. Chef Case’s buffet menu will feature butter lettuce salad; caesar salad; smoked gouda mac and cheese cavatappi; roasted vegetarian pasta with marinara; mushroom tortellini with truffle alfredo; gnocchi bolognese grana padano; assorted miniature desserts and much more. Please call 312-521-7275 for reservations.
Chicago Marathon Breakfast and Viewing Party: Sunday, October 12
Enjoy breakfast beneath the bean on Marathon morning. From 8-11 a.m.,
start your race day with a lovely breakfast buffet in the heart of Millennium Park. The menu includes yogurt and granola; honey and mint fruit salad; croissants; mini banana nut muffins; bagels and toppings; Nancy’s apple chicken sausage; parmesan breakfast potatoes; chilaquiles with salsa verde and queso fresco; skillet scrambled eggs with scallions; and cinnamon roll waffles with cream cheese frosting. Catch all the Marathon action and cheer on the runners via large monitors set throughout the Plaza. Tickets are $25, available at ParkGrillChicago.com.