• The Lake House Chicago

The Lake House

This summer, let us be your escape in the heart of Downtown Chicago. Join us as we celebrate the greatest season in the world’s greatest city. The lake is where summer in Chicago really shines. We’ve captured the spirit of the season to bring a whimsy lake house vibe right into our lobby. Join us for a season full of fun events to enjoy with friends and family. From creative culinary experiences to boat tours and a summer market, we’re bringing the best of the summer to Fairmont Chicago, Millennium Park.


200 North Columbus Drive
Chicago, Illinois, 60601, United States


Tuesday to Saturday 4:30 PM – 12:00 AM

Lakehouse Lobby Bar

Experience the Lake House

Reserve your spot to enjoy the best of summer in Chicago. Sip on a signature Fish Bowl cocktail-for-two or try our sunshine-ready spin on a Pineapple Margarita. Tuck into a classic Seafood Boil or Backyard BBQ. Live music completes the summer vibe on Fridays and Saturdays. Lake House menu packages range from $100 to $125 and include two beverages.

plate of fish and salad

Summer Weekends at Columbus Tap

Every Thursday through Sunday, join us at Columbus Tap for a supper series inspired by memorable summer trips.

tablescape of wine and food

Wine & Spirits Dinner Series

Reserve your seat at one of our summer pop-up dinner events, presented in partnership with regional wineries, local breweries and notable distilleries.

Lake House Vintage Market

Lake House Vintage Market Vintage Market

Join us for a summer evening of fun where over 20 local artisanal partners offering the best of Chicago has to offer. Vintage home goods, décor, jewelry, paintings and fashion will be displayed and for sale. Come enjoy a fun evening at the Fairmont Lake House celebrating everything local.

August 10 & September 14
4:30 PM – 8:30 PM

tour boat on river

Experience Chicago By Boat

Explore the beauty of Chicago’s skyline from our famous bodies of water! Sign up for a boat tour on the Chicago River or a personalized yacht experience on Lake Michigan.