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American Girl Store Chicago

Now accepting dining reservations through January 15, 2020.

Girl Salon reservations now available!

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  • Extra-special events    

    Explore all our upcoming events and excursions inspired by girls’ favorite characters and activities!      

    For events that require a reservation, if you wish to call instead of register online, please contact us at 877-247-5223. When noted in the event description, please download and sign an emergency contact release form to attend the event.  

     

    Parties to remember

    Celebrate your girl with all-inclusive party packages designed to minimize stress and maximize fun! Book reservations online, or call 877-247-5223.    

    • For girls ages 3 and up

      Birthday celebration

      $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

      Duration of party is based on party size. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties last 60 minutes and are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 3 and up

      Bitty Baby deluxe birthday celebration

      $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

      Deposit required. Please see reservation confirmation for cancellation and modification details. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 5 and up

      WellieWishers™ birthday celebration

      $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

      Duration of party is based on party size. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 8 and up

      Deluxe birthday celebration

      $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

      Deposit required. Please see reservation confirmation for cancellation and modification details. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 5 and up

      WellieWishers™ deluxe birthday celebration

      $55 per girl, $45 per adult
      For Groups 6 - 16

      Throw a party inspired by the WellieWishers! 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
      • Goody bags and doll tiaras
      • A special gift and crown for the birthday girl

      Deposit required. Please see reservation confirmation for cancellation and modification details. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 8 and up

      Late night at American Girl Place

      $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.

      Duration of party is based on party size. Requires one-month notice. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    Dining for every taste

    Enjoy selections that appeal to girls and grown-ups alike—plus, we offer special seats just for doll friends.

    A deposit is required for parties of 6 or more, to be applied to the bill at the time of your visit. An 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. To review, change, or cancel a reservation, please refer to your email confirmation or call 877-247-5223 for assistance.    

     

    Now accepting reservations through January 15, 2020.

    Signature salon treatments

    Looking for a new style or to add some sparkle? The Doll Hair Salon can make it happen in so many ways! Preview all the styles and services available.    

    • Doll hairstyling + Ear piercing package

      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. Available for 18" and WellieWishers™ dolls.

      We only accept appointments for authentic American Girl dolls.

    • Girl hairstyling

      Braids, a ponytail, or a special occasion style? Your girl can choose from ten hairstyles to match her doll! Every style includes her choice of two ribbon colors.

      For ages 3+

    • Girl ear piercing

      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+

    • Girl mini manicure

      Your girl will get a mini manicure with a choice of lots of fun polish colors, plus a signature American Girl nail art design on two fingers.

      For ages 3+

    • Girl and doll hairstyling

      Choose matching looks or get unique styles for your girl and her doll. Every girl style includes a choice of two ribbon colors. Every doll style includes a choice of two ribbon colors. Stylists will even share tips for creating great hairstyles at home.

      The girl service is for ages 3+. For the doll service, we only accept appointments for authentic American Girl 18” and WellieWishers™ dolls.

    • Girl and doll mini manicure

      Your girl will get a mini-manicure with a choice of fun polish colors, plus a signature American Girl nail art design on two fingers. Her doll will get her fingers and toes painted with one of three special colors—and the bottle is hers to take to do her doll's nails again at home.

      The girl service is for ages 3+. For the doll service, we only accept appointments for authentic American Girl 18” and WellieWishers™ dolls.

    • Girl and doll ear piercing

      A bit of glitz—times two! Service includes doll ear piercing and doll earring set. Girls can choose from titanium, 14kt white gold, or 14kt gold, and they'll take home an after-care kit with Ear Care Solution, an ear care guide, earring craft ideas, and a paper earring frame. Available for 18" and WellieWishers™ dolls.

      The girl service is for ages 3+. For the doll service, we only accept appointments for authentic American Girl dolls.

    • Doll hairstyling

      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.

      We only accept appointments for authentic American Girl dolls.

    • Doll ear piercing

      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. Available for 18" and WellieWishers™ dolls.

      We only accept appointments for authentic American Girl dolls.

    • Contemporary character doll ear piercing

      Exclusive! Add ear-piercing service for her 18" doll at the Doll Hair Salon and get a special earring set.

      We only accept appointments for authentic American Girl dolls.

    • Doll spa deluxe package

      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.

      We only accept appointments for authentic American Girl 18” dolls.

    • Doll pampering plus package

      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.

      We only accept appointments for authentic American Girl dolls.

    • Doll hearing aid

      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.

      We only accept appointments for authentic American Girl 18” dolls.

    Additional service that can be added at the time of your appointment:

    Doll nail polish
    Doll nail polish

    Includes painting of fingernails and toenails in your choice of nail polish colors. Plus, get a specially formulated (water-soluble and easy-to-wipe-off) just-for-dolls nail polish to take home—perfect for touch-ups!

    Available only as an add-on to hairstyling for American Girl dolls or mini manicure for girls. Not sold separately. Excludes Bitty Baby™.

    Prices are subject to change and range from $10 to $25. Number of guests for a reservation refers to the amount of dolls receiving the chosen service. For guests unable to book a reservation in advance, you may be able to make an appointment upon arrival at the store. Please visit the Salon immediately to check availability. If you wish for your girl’s doll to join you for a dining reservation, please make a doll hair appointment 60 minutes before your dining time.

    Because our stylists are specifically trained to work with dolls that stand up to styling and accessorizing, please note that we only accept appointments for authentic American Girl dolls.

    To review, change, or cancel a reservation, please refer to your email confirmation or call 877-247-5223 for assistance.

    Create your own in store

    Encourage your girl to tap into her creativity with the doll or outfit she’s always imagined.

    • One-of-a-kind doll design

      Every One of a Kind† doll order includes:

      • The doll you design
      • Outfit & accessory
      • Keepsake doll box
      • Doll tee you design online††

      $200, plus it all ships free!

      More than 1.3 million combinations

      ††Certificate included in keepsake doll box

    • Doll outfits and girl apparel

      Girls can put their own touches on outfits and more, including:

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

      Starting at $14

    Doll doctors at your service    

    When accidents happen, our on-site medical staff makes sure the adventures can continue with these treatments.

    • Girl drawing on Bitty Baby doll

      Refresh & Renew

      Skin cleaning

      Hair brushing and re-styling

      Head and/or limb re-attachment

      Limb tightening if necessary

      Eye replacement

    • Girls cutting Ashlyn's hair

      Care & Repair

      One body part replacement

      Plus: Refresh & Renew services

    • Girl holding doll with messy hair

      Advanced Care & Repair

      Two or more body part replacements

      Plus: Refresh & Renew services

       

    Plus: Enjoy hands-on fun at interactive kiosks with x-rays, eye charts, and dental chairs to check that her favorite friend is healthy from head to toe.    

    Personal-shopping perks    

    Our complimentary shoppers are always at the ready to simplify your experience—from finding gifts to planning a visit to placing a pick-up order.

    • Schedule your personal shopping experience

    • Customize a gift experience

    • Ask a question about your upcoming appointment

    Hotels full of hospitality

    Please call our hotel partners directly to ask about special packages and rates for American Girl visitors (rates are subject to change, and blackout dates do apply). Don't forget to inquire about a bed for your doll!

    More in-store services and extras

    Returns and exchanges

    If it’s not quite right, bring it to the store with a receipt or packing slip for a refund or exchange (please review our return policy).

    Military discount

    In salute to US military members, we offer an exclusive 15% discount on product purchases at our stores nationwide.  

    Package check

    No need to slow down your visit by carrying merchandise around the store—use our complimentary package-check service.

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