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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.

July 19, 2018
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Luciana’s Galactic Summer Adventure

3…2…1…all systems go to celebrate summer with our 2018 Girl of the Year, Luciana Vega! Luciana has big dreams of exploring Mars, and learns that in order to be a good leader, she also has to be a good teammate. Girls can discover more of Luciana’s story through interactive science demonstrations, enjoy a fun Moon Phase craft, and take home a special doll tee (while supplies last). Plus, girls can enter to win a Luciana Doll and Book and Luciana’s Robotic Dog!* Back by popular demand, this event is free and open to the public.

For girls ages 8 and up

July 22, 2018
1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dance Class at Ballet Chicago

Your girl can jeté her way through this special dance class! Join us for an afternoon at Ballet Chicago, where instructors will teach your girl fun moves like hip hop, ballet and other styles of dance inspired by our favorite characters. This event includes a Q&A with the dancers and a picture with a ballerina! Then, return to American Girl Place for shopping and a delicious dinner in the Cafe together. Transportation is included. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event. The cost is $60.00 per child and $35.00 per adult, not including gratuity.

Reservations required, For girls ages 6 and up

July 25, 2018
5:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Fireworks on Lake Michigan with American Girl

You and your girl can share a spectacular summer evening on Chicago’s lakefront, featuring fireworks on Lake Michigan—in 3D! First, enjoy a delicious meal in the Cafe at American Girl Place; then you’ll be transported to the cruise dock and board the Mercury 3D Fireworks Cruise. Before the fireworks begin, you’ll get a lakefront tour of Chicago’s stunning night-time skyline. Complimentary 3D glasses will give the fireworks an extra sparkle, and a soundtrack will enhance the drama and delight of this perfect evening. Round-trip transportation provided. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

$56 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

July 26, 2018
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Summer Cooking Series: Picnic in the Park

In spirit of “National Picnic Month” learn how to pack the perfect picnic for you and your doll including bite size sandwiches and sweet treats.

$30 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

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August 3, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

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August 10, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

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August 12, 2018
9:00 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Doll Hair Salon Spectacular

Join us for a fun hairstyling session in the Doll Hair Salon! Spend some time with expert doll stylists as we teach your girl how to style their dolls hair and keep it looking great! Event also includes a goody bag.

$28 per person, Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

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August 15, 2018
5:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Fireworks on Lake Michigan with American Girl

You and your girl can share a spectacular summer evening on Chicago’s lakefront, featuring fireworks on Lake Michigan—in 3D! First, enjoy a delicious meal in the Cafe at American Girl Place; then you’ll be transported to the cruise dock and board the Mercury 3D Fireworks Cruise. Before the fireworks begin, you’ll get a lakefront tour of Chicago’s stunning night-time skyline. Complimentary 3D glasses will give the fireworks an extra sparkle, and a soundtrack will enhance the drama and delight of this perfect evening. Round-trip transportation provided. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

$56 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

August 16, 2018
3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

Summer Cooking Series: Summer Celebration

Let’s put a twist on your favorite summer fruits including fresh berries, ripe peaches and vibrant plums and create savory and sweet delights.

$30 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

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September 2, 2018
9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Painting Party inspired by Truly Me™ Pets!

Join us for a painting party inspired by our Truly Me™ Pets! The event will start by meeting in our café where we will enjoy a delicious brunch. After brunch, we will then walk as a group to the 7th floor where we will paint a colorful masterpiece at Painted Penguin. The price for this event is $35 per painter and $20 for accompanying adults who brunch in our Café but don’t take part in the painting. If you do not wish to paint, please make a separate brunch reservation at 9:30 a.m. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

$35 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

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September 7, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

Make a reservation
September 14, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

Make a reservation
October 5, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

Make a reservation
October 12, 2018
2:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

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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

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
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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

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
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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

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
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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

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
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$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
Salon styles deluxe birthday celebration
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$55 per girl, $45 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

Treat your girl to an unforgettable salon-themed party with special extras including a salon cape, mini hair clips, and book! 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. Party is held in Private Dining Room. Doll Hair Salon service not included. 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
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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.

    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.

    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
    Brunch
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    Afternoon tea
    Afternoon tea
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    Lunch & dinner
    Lunch & dinner
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    Now accepting reservations through October 16, 2018.
    To review, change, or cancel current reservations, please refer to your e-mail confirmation or call 877-247-5223 for assistance.
    18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more.

    Which hairstyle will she choose?

    Doll Hair Salon and Girl Ear Piercing

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

    The Salon is open during regular store hours.

    Guests may book an appointment online. Number of guests refers to the number of dolls having the chosen service. Guests planning to visit the store, but unable to book the desired Salon time in advance, may be able to make appointment upon arrival at the store. Please visit the Salon as soon as you arrive to check availability, as it is not guaranteed. If you wish to have your girl's doll join you for your dining reservation, please make the Salon appointment 60 minutes prior to your dining reservation.

    New! Get ear piercing for WellieWishers® dolls, too!

    Doll hairstyling + Ear piercing package
    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.

    Ear piercing services are for American Girl dolls only.

    Girl ear piercing
    new!
    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
    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
    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 American Girl dolls only.

    Girl and doll ear piercing
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    Girl and doll ear piercing
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    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.

    For ages 3+ and for American Girl dolls only.

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

    For American Girl dolls only.

    Doll spa deluxe package
    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
    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
    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.
    To review, change, or cancel current reservations, please refer to your e-mail confirmation or call 877-247-5223 for assistance.
    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.

    One of a Kind
    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

    One of a Kind doll designs
    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

    Hotels

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

    The Westin Michigan Avenue Chicago
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    909 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
    888-627-8385
    Homewood Suites Downtown Chicago
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    40 E Grand Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
    312-644-2222
    The Drake Hotel
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    140 East Walton Place
    Chicago, IL 60611
    800-HILTONS
    Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown
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    600 North State Street
    Chicago, IL 60610
    800-362-2779
    Hampton Inn Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
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    160 E Huron St
    Chicago, IL 60611
    312-440-4430
    Hilton Chicago / Magnificent Mile Suites
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    198 E Delaware Place
    Chicago, IL 60611
    800-753-7174
    InterContinental Chicago
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    505 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
    800-327-0200
    Omni Chicago
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    676 North Michigan Avenue
    Chicago, IL 60611
    800-843-6664
    Residence Inn Chicago
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    201 East Walton Place
    Chicago, IL 60611
    312-943-9800
    The Ritz-Carlton Chicago
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    160 East Pearson Street
    Chicago, IL 60611
    312-266-1000
    The Talbott Hotel
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    20 E Delaware Place
    Chicago, IL 60611
    800-TALBOTT
    Waldorf Astoria Chicago
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    11 E Walton St
    Chicago, IL 60611
    312-646-1300
    Sofitel Chicago Magnificent Mile
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    20 E. Chestnut Street
    Chicago, IL 60611
    877-813-7700
    Courtyard Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile
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    165 East Ontario
    Chicago, IL 60611
    312-573-0800

    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.

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