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Located just steps from Millennium Park, Columbus Tap will offer a new chef-made Picnic in the Park menu perfect for hotel guests, Chicago visitors, and locals alike looking for an upscale meal while visiting the park for concerts, movies, date night, or even just an outdoor gathering with family and friends June 1 – September 3. Starting this summer, Fairmont Chicago will also introduce complimentary rickshaw tours for guests through Millennium Park, available from June 1 – August 31.

Throughout the summer, Fairmont Chicago will offer the following picnic tote options:

Classic Park Tote for Two - $39:
Small Bottle of Red or White Wine, a Small Baguette, Grapes, Cucumbers, Carrots, Hummus, Assorted Cheese and Bottled Water.

Deluxe Park Tote for Two - $59:
Small Bottle of Red or White Wine, Charcuterie (Two Meats, Two Cheeses - Chef’s Choice), a Small Baguette, Assorted Olives, Columbus Tap Shredded Chicken Salad, Dessert and Bottled Water.

Champagne Park Tote for Two - $79:
Small Champagne Bottle, Assorted Tea Sandwiches, Chocolate and Strawberries, and Bottled Water.

Vegetarian alternatives, non-alcoholic substitutes, craft beer options, 750ml wine upgrades and customized experiences from the Executive Chef are also available.

Picnic Tote packages can be reserved online 24 hours in advance and are available for delivery to Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park guest rooms or pick up at the Columbus Tap host stand. Picnic blankets and folding chairs can also be rented for $10 each. Orders can be placed online.

Guests interested in booking a complimentary 20-minute rickshaw ride can book a tour with the Fairmont Chicago concierge. Rickshaw tours are available on Fridays from 2 p.m. - 10 p.m. and Saturdays from 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. for up to two guests.

About Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park

Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is an AAA Four Diamond luxury hotel located in downtown Chicago. With 687 guestrooms and 63,000 square feet of meeting space, the hotel provides contemporary elegance and gracious hospitality. Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park is also home to THE BAR in the Lobby and Columbus Tap, providing guests with a quintessential tap house experience. In addition to uniquely inspired dining and stylish accommodations, the hotel features an exclusive lifestyle spa. mySpa affords eight treatment rooms and provides the perfect urban sanctuary from the busy and bustling Chicago streets. For more information on Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park, call 312-565-8000 or visit www.fairmont.com/Chicago.

About Fairmont

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts connects guests to the very best of its destinations worldwide, providing travelers with memorable travel experiences, thoughtful and attentive service and luxury hotels that are truly unforgettable. Each Fairmont property reflects the locale’s energy, culture and history through locally inspired cuisine, spirited bars and lounges and distinctive design and decor. With more than 70 hotels globally, and many more in development, the Fairmont collection boasts some of the most iconic and distinctive hotels in the world. This extraordinary collection includes The Plaza in New York, The Savoy in London, Fairmont Grand Del Mar, Dubai’s Fairmont The Palm, Fairmont Peace Hotel in Shanghai, Fairmont San Francisco and Fairmont Le Château Frontenac in Québec City. Fairmont is part of AccorHotels, a world-leading travel & lifestyle group and digital innovator offering unique experiences in more than 4,100 hotels, resorts and residences, as well as in over 3000 of the finest private homes around the globe. For more information or reservations, please visit www.fairmont.com.

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