( CHICAGO, IL — May 27, 2015 ) — Thompson Chicago ( 21 E. Bellevue ), a luxury lifestyle hotel in the heart of Chicago's famed Gold Coast, wants to make Chicago Pride Weekend 2015 the most memorable yet by offering a special "Pride Survival" package, available for stays from Thursday, June 25, 2015 to Monday, June 29, 2015, and "One Year In" contest for couples to win the chance to get married ( or renew their vows ) on the Thompson Chicago float at the 2015 Pride Parade on June 28.
To celebrate one year of marriage equality in Illinois, Thompson Chicago is pulling out all the stops and will be choosing three lucky couples to celebrate their love in front of thousands by getting hitched at the Chicago Pride Parade in a ceremony conducted by Thompson Chicago's on-site officiant. Following the ceremony, each winning couple will randomly draw to determine the location of their four-night honeymoon at one of three Thompson properties: Belgraves ( London ), Thompson Miami Beach, or soon-to-be-opened The Cape ( Los Cabos, Mexico ).
Couples can enter to win the "One Year in" contest by visiting thompsonhotels.com/chicago-pride-contest and sharing the reason they would like to get married at Pride. The winning couples will be notified by June 22, 2015.
The Pride Survival package is available Thursday, June 25 through Monday, June 29, and includes overnight accommodations and a backpack filled with all of the essentials for a fantastic Pride Weekend, including beads, bottles of water, a mini first aid kit, and sunscreen lotion. Rates start at $329/night.
The entire package includes:
-2 sets of Rainbow Pride Beads
- 4 bottles of water
-2 Rainbow Wristbands
- 2 Kind Bars
- Metal Flask
- Mini first aid kit
-Bottle of sunscreen
Reservations can be made by calling the hotel at 312-266-2100 or by visiting https://gc.synxis.com/rez.aspx?Hotel=59794&Chain=15564&promo=PRIDE.
About Thompson Chicago
Thompson Chicago is an award-winning hotel featuring 247 guest rooms and interiors by renowned British designer Tara Bernerd. The hotel boasts stunning views of both Lake Michigan and the city and is just steps away from Michigan Avenue, boutiques on Oak Street, and downtown's finest dining and nightlife destinations. Situated off of the hotel's lobby is Nico Osteria, an Italian seafood-driven restaurant by One Off Hospitality with a menu by James Beard "Outstanding Chef" Award-winner, Paul Kahan. Thompson Chicago also features 12,225 square feet of meeting, pre-function and catering space, accommodating up to 200 guests. In addition, the property offers private dining rooms and a reception area, as well as six two-level penthouse lofts. Thompson Chicago was named to Condé Nast Traveler's Readers' Choice Awards 2014 and honored as one of the top 25 hotels in the United States by the publication. The hotel also appeared on Travel + Leisure's 2014 "It List" as one of the "Best New Hotels around the Globe." Follow @ThompsonChicago on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for news and updates. For additional information and to make reservations please visit www.thompsonhotels.com/hotels/thompson-chicago .
About Thompson Hotels
Founded in 2001, Thompson Hotels is an international hospitality company that offers sophisticated luxury to its discerning clientele. The Thompson portfolio of lifestyle hotels includes Gild Hall and Smyth in New York City; Thompson Chicago; Thompson Toronto; Belgraves in London; and, the recently opened Thompson Miami Beach. Thompson Hotels also has multiple new projects in development, including The Cape in Los Cabos, Thompson Playa del Carmen, The Beekman in Lower Manhattan, Thompson Nashville, and Thompson Seattle. Follow @ThompsonHotels on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram for news and updates. For more information, please visit www.thompsonhotels.com .