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Exciting events

Upcoming events

For events that require reservations, please call 877-247-5223.

A signed emergency contact release form is required to attend specific American Girl events. Those events where the form is required will be noted below.

October 29, 2017
11:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Halloween Spooktacular at American Girl

Calling all ghouls and their mummies: you’re invited to celebrate Halloween at American Girl! Girls who visit our store in costume will receive a sweet treat (while supplies last). Plus, they can take part in a fun Halloween Boo Box craft and pose for a photo op. This is a free event.

For girls ages 8 and up

October 31, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Halloween Spooktacular at American Girl

Calling all ghouls and their mummies: you’re invited to celebrate Halloween at American Girl! Girls who visit our store in costume will receive a sweet treat (while supplies last). Plus, they can take part in a fun Halloween Boo Box craft and pose for a photo op. This is a free event.

For girls ages 8 and up

December 2, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Tea with American Girl

Start the holiday season with a special teatime together and a couple of crafty projects! Our Holiday Tea events include a deliciously different menu of teatime treats, a craft, and fun conversation and laughter at every table—and dolls, of course, are always welcome. We’ll make a fleece headband to keep the dolls’ ears warm on chilly days, then we’ll get into the festive spirit with a holiday-card-making craft. And our holiday Table Talkers will prompt fun conversation and laughter that’s certain to make the holidays extra merry.

$21.50 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

December 3, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

American Girl Welcomes Santa

Share a holiday experience that includes a jolly “ho-ho-ho!” Santa is coming to the store, and he can’t wait to meet you and your girl. Whispering her wishes is an exciting holiday tradition, and a special pose with St. Nick is the perfect photo opportunity! This festive event includes one 5x7 keepsake photo per girl, plus a delicious meal to enjoy during your visit.

$27 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 3 and up

December 3, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Tea with American Girl

Start the holiday season with a special teatime together and a couple of crafty projects! Our Holiday Tea events include a deliciously different menu of teatime treats, a craft, and fun conversation and laughter at every table—and dolls, of course, are always welcome. We’ll make a fleece headband to keep the dolls’ ears warm on chilly days, then we’ll get into the festive spirit with a holiday-card-making craft. And our holiday Table Talkers will prompt fun conversation and laughter that’s certain to make the holidays extra merry.

$21.50 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

December 8, 2017
5:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

American Girl at Wicked

Get ready for a spectacular night of live musical theater! First, enjoy dinner in our Café. Then travel with us to the Oriental Theatre and enjoy a performance of “Wicked,” the untold story of the witches of Oz. Winner of 35 major awards, “Wicked” is filled with show-stopping songs the whole family will love. Transportation is included. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

$125 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

December 10, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

American Girl Welcomes Santa

Share a holiday experience that includes a jolly “ho-ho-ho!” Santa is coming to the store, and he can’t wait to meet you and your girl. Whispering her wishes is an exciting holiday tradition, and a special pose with St. Nick is the perfect photo opportunity! This festive event includes one 5x7 keepsake photo per girl, plus a delicious meal to enjoy during your visit.

$27 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 3 and up

December 10, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Tea with American Girl

Start the holiday season with a special teatime together and a couple of crafty projects! Our Holiday Tea events include a deliciously different menu of teatime treats, a craft, and fun conversation and laughter at every table—and dolls, of course, are always welcome. We’ll make a fleece headband to keep the dolls’ ears warm on chilly days, then we’ll get into the festive spirit with a holiday-card-making craft. And our holiday Table Talkers will prompt fun conversation and laughter that’s certain to make the holidays extra merry.

$21.50 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

December 15, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.

American Girl at The Nutcracker

You and your special girl can celebrate the season with an unforgettable production of a holiday classic! You’ll love the captivating characters and gorgeous scenery of Ballet Chicago’s production of “The Nutcracker” at Athenaeum Theatre. The event includes an early dinner in American Girl Café and round-trip transportation. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

$55 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

December 17, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Holiday Tea with American Girl

Start the holiday season with a special teatime together and a couple of crafty projects! Our Holiday Tea events include a deliciously different menu of teatime treats, a craft, and fun conversation and laughter at every table—and dolls, of course, are always welcome. We’ll make a fleece headband to keep the dolls’ ears warm on chilly days, then we’ll get into the festive spirit with a holiday-card-making craft. And our holiday Table Talkers will prompt fun conversation and laughter that’s certain to make the holidays extra merry.

$21.50 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

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One of a Kind

Create Your Own

With more than a million combinations, your girl can create a One of a Kind doll! This online experience lets her tap into her creativity to decide the look from head to toe, plus select a special style from six outfits and accessory sets.

Your girl can also be an American Girl fashion designer! She’ll create one-of-a-kind designs for girl and doll apparel in-store—then have them printed to take home.

Create a doll that matches your style and spirit
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Every One of a Kind doll order includes:

  • The doll you design
  • Outfit & accessory
  • Keepsake doll box
  • 6-month subscription to American Girl magazine
  • Doll tee you design online††

$200, plus it all ships free!

More than 1.3 million combinations
††Certificate included in keepsake doll box

Design one-of-a-kind doll outfits and girl-sized apparel and take them home the same day!
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Girls can put their own touches on outfits and more, including:

  • T-shirts
  • Dresses
  • Pants & shorts
  • Backpacks
  • Accessories

Starting at $14

Make her day extra special

Girl ear piercing

Here's everything you need to know about our safe and gentle ear piercing. Walk-ins are welcome! And guests may make a same-day appointment during their store visit—simply visit the salon early to check availability. For girls ages 3 and up.

1. Expert service

Safe and gentle ear piercing is performed by certified American Girl associates.

2. Selection

Choose from a variety of titanium, 14kt white gold, and 14kt yellow gold piercing studs.

3. Walk-ins

No need to make an appointment; just make sure a parent is present.

4. Includes

Ear-piercing service includes a pair of earrings, a bottle of ear-care solution, and take-home instructions.

Which hairstyle will she choose?

Doll Hair Salon

Watch as our expert stylists give dolls a new look! Choose doll hairdos, ear piercing, pampering services and more.

The salon is open during regular store hours.

Guests may make a same-day appointment during their store visit—simply visit the salon early to check availability.

Doll hairstyling + Ear piercing package
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Give her doll a new look! This special package includes a doll hairstyling session at the salon, where our stylists will create a great hairdo and share tips to take home. Then, get her doll's ears pierced for a little extra shine. She'll also receive extra earring pairs and a take-home care tips booklet.

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Girl ear piercing
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Safe and gentle ear piercing is performed by certified American Girl associates, Ear-piercing service includes a pair of earrings, a bottle of ear-care solution, and take-home instructions.

For ages 3+

Doll hairstyling
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A look-book of styles starts the fun! Then girls can watch as stylists transform their dolls and share tips of creating great hairdos at home.

Doll ear piercing
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All dolled up! Ear piercing is perfect for dolls that like a bit of glitz—it includes doll ear piercing, extra earring pairs, and a take-home care tips booklet.

For 18" dolls only.

Gabriela, Girl of the Year, ear piercing
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Exclusive! Add ear-piercing service for her Gabriela doll at the Doll Hair Salon and get her signature earring set.

Available only for the Gabriela™ 18" doll.

Doll spa deluxe package
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Make it a spa day! A soft scrub on her face, arms, and legs will have her doll feeling like new. And girls can take home a special pampering kit, too; it includes cucumber stickers for her eyes, nail decals, a headband, a salon cape, and a faux face mask.

For 18" dolls only.

Doll pampering plus package
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Relaxed and refreshed! Order a pampering for 18" and 15" dolls. They'll get a soft scrub to make them feel squeaky-clean. Includes nail decals for 18" dolls.

For 15" and 18" dolls only.

Doll hearing aid
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Some friends need a little extra care. Add a hearing aid to one or both ears. Permanent piercing ensures a perfect fit; hearing aids are removable.

For 18" dolls only.

Explore all of the Doll hair Salon styles and services before you go!
Prices range from $10 to $25. Prices are listed in USD and are subject to change.

Give her a party to remember

Parties and special packages

You bring the guests. We'll do the rest. Celebrate with all-inclusive party packages sure to make her dreams come true.

For girls ages 3 and up
Birthday celebration
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$37 per girl, $27 per adult

Wish your girl a happy birthday! This party package includes:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Goody bags and doll tiaras
  • A special gift for the birthday girl
  • Digital invitations

Parties last 60 minutes and are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 3 and up
Bitty Baby deluxe birthday celebration
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$55 per girl, $45 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

Little girls will love this sweet party inspired by Bitty Baby. This all-inclusive, themed package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Digital invitations
  • A ribbon wand craft
  • Themed goody bags and doll tiaras
  • A special gift for the birthday girl

Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 5 and up
WellieWishers birthday celebration
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$37 per girl, $27 per adult

Girls will love celebrating their big day with special WellieWishers™ flair. This all-inclusive, themed package provides everything you need to make memories that will last a lifetime, including:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Themed WellieWishers™ goody bags and doll tiaras
  • A crown for the birthday girl
  • Digital invitations

Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 8 and up
Deluxe birthday celebration
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$55 per girl, $45 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

Give your girl the party of her dreams. This deluxe package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Digital invitations
  • Table activity and take-home craft
  • Goody bags and doll tiaras
  • A special gift for the birthday girl

Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

Only through Dec. 2017
Girl of the Year deluxe birthday celebration
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For girls ages 8 and up
$55 per girl, $45 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

Throw a party inspired by Gabriela-our 2017 Girl of the Year! This all-inclusive, themed package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Digital invitations
  • Table activity and take-home craft
  • Themed goody bags and doll tiaras
  • The Birthday Girl receives a special crown

Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 8 and up
Late night at American Girl Place
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$235 per girl, $195 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

By special invite only! Treat your girl to an after-hours private party—just for her and her closest friends. Party guests can shop the store, have a VIP meal, get new styles at the Doll Hair Salon, and receive a $40 American Girl gift card to shop.

    Requires one-month notice. Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

    For party and event reservations call 877-247-5223

    Delicious dining

    American Girl Cafe

    A fun and fancy restaurant where memories are always on the menu! Enjoy gourmet dining (and plenty of giggles) together.

    Meal options and availability:

    Brunch
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    Afternoon tea
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    Lunch & dinner
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    Now accepting reservations through January 17, 2018.
    To review, change, or cancel current reservations call 877-247-5223.

    Special services

    Personal shopping

    Find a gift, plan a special day, place a pick-up order—our complimentary personal shoppers are here to help!

    To request an appointment, simply fill out our contact form

    Doll hospital admissions

    Dolls in need of a little TLC can be brought to the store and admitted to the Doll Hospital for refresh and repair. We'll get them feeling in tip-top shape and safely delivered to your home in two to four weeks.

    Returns and exchanges

    Not exactly what she had hoped for? No worries. Bring it to the store with the receipt or packing slip for a quick and easy return or exchange. See our return policy

    Military discount

    We salute members of the US military with an exclusive 15% discount on product purchases at American Girl stores nationwide. info_outline

    *Receive limited-time pricing on select WellieWishers™ product collections. Offer valid through 11:59 p.m. Central Time on 10/19/2017 or while promotional supplies last; promotional quantities may be limited and vary by location. Not valid at American Girl™ temp store locations, Amazon®, Chapters™, El Palacio de Hierro, Kohls, Toys “R” Us, or Barnes & Noble retail locations or websites. Discount cannot be applied to refunds, adjustments on previous purchases, returns or exchanges, or orders in progress that have not yet shipped. We reserve the right to limit order and item quantities.