2020/12/02 | Article by Red Tricycle
Jamie Aderski Shares
Looking for a fabulous family outing this holiday season? Make a day of it with something for everyone at Fashion Outlets of Chicago in Rosemont! Outlet shopping at its finest with 130+ designer shops? Check! Restaurants decked out in holiday spirit? Check. Ice skating outdoors, enjoying holiday views and vibes? Check. Festive dining with lots to choose from? Check.Read on to learn more about why spending the day at Fashion Outlets of Chicago will have you and your family exclaiming, “this is the best day ever!”
Santa Is Coming to Town
Santa is coming to Rosemont this holiday season with a jolly outlook and brand-new wellness protocols for a contactless experience available now through December 24! Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made here.
Santa, his helpers and his young visitors will be wearing masks and maintaining a healthful distance in a contactless visit and photo experience fully re-designed to meet the moment. The experience will offer guests a variety of photo packages in addition to a mailbox where children can drop off their letters to Santa.
Health and safety protocols for the contactless Santa visits include hand sanitizing stations at the experience entrance and exit, floor decals to ensure social distancing, the cleaning of the photo area between guest visits, employee wellness checks and a mask requirement for guests and staff.
Love a good deal in good taste? Fashion Outlets of Chicago is an award-winning 530,000 square-foot, two-level indoor shopping center that is home to more than 130 designer outlets, an impressive contemporary art collection(!!) and high-end amenities. If you’re asking "Is this real life?", oh yes, it is. This one-of-a-kind outlet redefines the outlet shopping experience and is just what you need for a season that's merry, bright and bountiful!
With intensified cleaning procedures and proper social distancing protocols, Fashion Outlets of Chicago is dedicated to its visitors' well-being. Complete information on the shopping center's COVID-19 healthy and safety guidelines can be found here.
Swoon, drool and dig in! Fashion Outlets includes Bloomingdale's The Outlet Store, Forever 21, Nordstrom Rack and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH. Also, Fashion Outlet brands include Prada, Gucci, Michael Kors, Kate Spade New York, Banana Republic, J.Crew, Nike, Swarovski and many more. This shopping mecca even offers outlet stores unique to the Chicago area, including AllSaints, Lululemon Outlet, Burberry, Ted Baker, Zadig and Voltaire, Gucci, Kipling, Jimmy Choo, Moncler, Tory Burch and Vineyard Vines.
Sounds incredible, right? It gets even better; just wait.
Families visiting the center can enjoy the convenience of Fashion Outlets' children's wing. The center's family-friendly retailers, including the Disney Outlet, Carter's, The Children's Place, Abercrombie Kids, Crocs and American Eagle, are all situated in the same wing on level one. Kiddie rides are located near the children's wing in the shopping center's food court. Now you can keep them contained and keep them entertained—checkmate!
Ice Skating in the Park
Skating on ice is the quintessential, seasonal event. You can experience the magic of gliding on frozen water directly across the street from the Fashion Outlets, at Rosemont's Parkway Bank Park! The Village at Rosemont's entertainment district is thrilled to kick off the holiday season with the return of its Chicago Wolves Ice Rink.
The Chicago Wolves Ice Rink at Parkway Bank Park will be open every day through January 5, 2021. In addition to special holiday hours, the rink will also be open on Sundays through February 28.
Admission to the Chicago Wolves Ice Rink is free, but a credit card is required to hold reservations. Guests are invited to bring their own skates, or skate rentals are available online for $8. Call the Parkway Bank Park hotline at 847-349- 5008 or visit the Park's Facebook or Instagram for updates regarding rink hours.
All that shopping and skating making you hungry? Rosemont offers a wide variety of restaurants featuring festive outdoor patios for dining plus takeout and delivery options. Enjoy brews and Bavarian fair at Hofbräuhaus Chicago, sweet and savory American culinary classics at the Sugar Factory, classic Irish pub fare like bangers and mash at Fives Roses, pasta and brick oven pizza at Carmine's and so much more!
This holiday season, don’t miss out—make a day of it at Fashion Outlets of Chicago!