Chicago Hotel Activations

Autumn Activations

Summer is winding down and the cooler crisp Autumn air is upon us on the most magnificent mile in the world.

Looking for an evening of good music and crafty cocktails? Look no further than our weekly Jazz Nights in our historic grand lobby featuring a rotating line up of local jazz musicians and vocalists filling the room with toe-tapping tunes while you sip on a cocktail from our Bathtub Gin Bar.

Have a case of the Wednesdays? Come perk up and swim and dance the night away at our Adult Swim nights, featuring our local DJ, full bar and good times in our historic style Jr. Olympic size swimming pool. Must be 21+ to enter.

Make a splash with the family at our Dive In Movie nights. Featuring larger than life floats, complimentary popcorn and family friendly movies every weekend.

Come have some fun and relax with us at InterContinental! Full details below.

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8:00pm – 10:30pm at our Fitness Center Pool

Join us for our weekly adult only swim, every Wednesday at our iconic 1929 pool. Sip on your favorite libation from the bar and enjoy live DJ sets throughout the night. Must be 21+ to enter.

Complimentary access to guests of the hotel. Non-gusts of the hotel must purchase a Resort Pass via the link below to enter.

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Resort Pass

Dive in and enjoy one of the oldest pools in Chicago and one of the biggest in the country! Our uniquely historic pool offers the perfect place to swim invigorating laps, splash around with your family or relax in a chair poolside. For more information about purchasing a Resort Pass click on the link below. Blackout dates apply. Applicable for non-guests of the hotel.

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Tuesdays and Thursdays


Chicago’s known for being the epicenter of great Jazz and iconic architecture – and we have both! Join us every Tuesday & Thursday in our historic lobby for some toe-tapping live jazz and crafty cocktails at our ‘Bathtub Gin Bar’.

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Fridays and Saturdays


The seasons may be changing but its always warm in our pool! Dive in to a weekend of family fun at our poolside movie nights. Every Friday and Saturday, enjoy family - friendly movies, refreshments, snacks, and larger than life floats.

Dive in movies are for guests of the hotel only.

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