CHICAGO, IL--(Marketwired - Nov 9, 2015) - Chicago is one of the most exciting places to spend the holidays, and the Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile, a premier hotel in Chicago River North, is the perfect place to take advantage of the city's exciting holiday events.

This holiday season, Chicago will be transformed into a holiday winter wonderland, with beautiful light displays, fabulous shopping, and exciting shows -- and the Magnificent Mile hotel is in the heart of the action.

The season kicks off with the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival, a family-friendly event with live music, incredible shopping, a tree lighting parade, and a dazzling fireworks show over the Chicago River. Families will also love Zoo Lights at Lincoln Park Zoo, a festive Christmas event at the Chicago Lincoln Park Zoo.

Go ice skating at the McCormick Tribune Ice Rink, an iconic skating rink inside Millennium Park. Head to Navy Pier for the annual Winter WonderFest, an extravagant indoor holiday festival with an amusement park, Ferris wheel, and zip line; or watch the exciting tree lighting ceremony at its newest location, Millennium Park. Shop for one-of-a-kind finds at the Christkindlmarket Chicago, a European-style Christmas market with charming timber houses and festive décor, or at any one of Chicago's unique and upscale stores. Finally, ring in the New Year with Chicago's first Epic New Year's Eve, held near Michigan Avenue, along the Chicago River.

There are also several exciting performances over the holiday season. Chicago's Joffrey Ballet will perform the classic holiday ballet, "The Nutcracker," from December 4th through December 27th. The Goodman Theatre will host a production of "A Christmas Carole" from November 14th to December 27th, and "A Charlie Brown Christmas" will run at the Broadway Playhouse from November 14th to December 27th.

Located in the heart of Chicago's Streeterville area, the downtown hotel is the perfect place to celebrate the holidays. Guests can shop along Magnificent Mile, which is famous for its incredible and upscale stores, or head to some of Chicago's famous nearby attractions like Navy Pier, Millennium Park, or Shedd Aquarium. After an exciting day exploring the city, retire to the spacious and newly renovated hotel suites in downtown Chicago or relax in the hotel's sleek, beautifully designed lobby.

About the Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
Located on Chicago's iconic Magnificent Mile, the Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile is a comfortable and welcoming hotel that's both budget-friendly and beautifully designed. Guest rooms were recently renovated and feature plush beds, large sitting areas, microwave, refrigerator, coffee makers, iPod docks, complimentary Wi-Fi, and large flat-screen TVs with premium movie channels. This hotel offers complimentary high-speed wireless Internet access throughout the rooms and public areas, complimentary hot buffet breakfast, a sleek lobby, fitness center, and valet parking. The hotel also has a meeting room that's perfect for intimate meetings and events.

Contact Information:

Fairfield Inn & Suites Chicago Downtown/Magnificent Mile
216 East Ontario Street,
Chicago, Illinois 60611