Free Events Macy’s Flower Show. Spring has sprung inside the State Street store – the Macy’s Flower Show is here! Enjoy viewing over a million live flowers, plants and trees from around the world, all blooming in unison. Attend free cooking and floral demonstrations, musical performances, family fun and more. This years theme is Once Upon a Springtime. The website is so heinous click here for more info. Ugh!
When: Sunday, March 25 – Saturday, April 8, 2018
Where: Macy’s State Street, 111 N. State Street, 312-761-1000. All events on the 7th floor unless indicated otherwise. Admission to the show is free. All events subject to change or cancellation. NO RSVP required. Seating is limited and on a first come, first served basis.
This year the show is spread out through out the store on floors one through seven. Look for a one page card/guide throughout the store.
Sunday, March 25, 2018 2:00pm 1st floor Flower Show Springtime Sunday
★ Performance by the Internationals. Enjoy an accordionist and mandolin duo performance by the Internationals.
★ Waltz Performance by Windy City Wedding Dance. Windy City Wedding Dance invites you to come watch us sway and whisk across the floor. Professional Ballroom Dancers Jessica Mays and 5 time Ukrainian Champion, Artem Lazarev, will be forming an American Style Waltz.
★ Tea Leaf Readings by Astrology Boutique. Visit our future teller as she uses her psychic skills to read your tea leaves and interpret the symbols the universe.
★ Live Painting by Anna Todaro. Watch as artist Anna Todaro paints one of our beautiful Flower Show floral displays.
Monday, March 26, 2018 12:00pm Flower Show Workshop: Behind the Scenes of Macy’s Flower Show with McFarlane Douglass
Join the floral company behind the magic – McFarlane Douglass as they take you on a special behind the scenes look at the creation of Macy’s Flower Show. Event subject to change or cancellation. Seating is first come, first served.
Tuesday, March 27, 2018 12:00pm Flower Show Cooking Demonstration with S.K.Y. Restaurant
Enjoy a cooking demonstration with S.K.Y. Restaurant’s chef and owner Stephen Gillanders as he shares his take on contemporary American cuisine, redefined by inspiring experiences from around the world.
Wednesday, March 28, 2018 12:00pm Flower Show Cooking Demonstration with Daisies
Leading the culinary team at neighborhood restaurant Daisies is Executive Chef/Owner Joe Frillman, who will showcase a Midwest inspired, pasta focused menu utilizing all locally grown ingredients.
Thursday, March 29, 2018 12:00pm Flower Show Cooking Demonstration with Beatnik
Enjoy a cooking demonstration with Beatnik’s Executive Chef Marcos Campos as he brings to life the bohemian restaurant’s old-world elegance.
Friday, March 30, 2018 12:00pm Flower Show Performances
★ 12:00pm — DePaul Community Music Division New Horizons Flute Ensemble
Listen while you dine. Enjoy the sweet sounds of the New Horizons Flute Ensemble, an ensemble of intermediate and advanced flutists who are interested in exploring the rich literature available for flute choir.
★ 12:30pm — Amira: Chicago Cinderella Story by Hyde Park School of Dance
Enjoy Hyde Park School of Dance as they perform snippets of their 25th anniversary special performance of “Amira: A Chicago Cinderella Story” which will premiere at Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts in June 2018.
★ 1:00pm — Musicality Vocal Ensemble
Be mesmerized by the unique sound of Musicality, a Chicago youth vocal ensemble, formerly semi-finalists on NBC’s “America’s Got Talent”
Friday, March 30, 2018 12pm Cooking Demonstration Baker Miller
Join Baker Miller’s owners Dave and Megan Miller as they demonstrate their signature whole grain comfort foods with touches of creativity and thoughtfulness.
Friday, March 30, 2018 12:00pm 1st floor Flower Show Fairytale Friday
★ Photo Op with AquaMermaid — 7th Floor, Walnut Room
Stop by our floral lagoon to snap a photo with our shimmering mermaid model.
★ Tarot Card Reading by Barbara Meyer — 1st Floor
Join Madame Barbara as she reads your tarot cards in a way that is insightful, positive and FUN.
★ Verrines Desserts by Cupitol — 1st Floor
Grab a verrine dessert from local café Cupitol.
★ Harry London Candy Cart — 1st Floor
Live deliciously. Enjoy a complimentary Harry London® gourmet chocolate.
Saturday, March 31, 2018 1:00pm 5th floor. Flower Show Family Fun Day: Prince and Princess Training by Princess Party Productions
Calling all little damsels and tiny bravehearts to join us in learning the ins and outs of becoming royalty! Also, stick around for a coloring activity with our the Girl Scouts of the USA.
Monday, April 2, 2018 12pm
Colleen Moore’s Fairy Castle Experience with the Museum of Science and Industry
Tuesday, April 3, 2018 12pm Cooking Demonstration with Mortar & Pestle
Wednesday, April 4, 2018 12pm Cooking Demonstration with HaiSous
Thursday, April 5, 2018 12pm Cooking Demonstration with one eleven events
Friday, April 6, 2018
Cooking Demonstration with Proxi & Sepia 7th Floor, Culinary Studio – 12pm
The Story of Persephone by Megan Wells 7th Floor, Walnut Room – 12pm
Nowruz: Celebration of Persian New Year by Shalizar Ensemble 7th Floor, Walnut Room – 12:30pm
Fractured Fairytale Improv by Off-Off Campus 7th Floor, Walnut Room – 1:00pm
Fairytale Friday Events taking place on the 1st Floor, all starting at 12pm:
DIY Aromatherapy Lip Balm by Lotus Center
Hand Dipped Ice Cream Bars by Dipsy Desserts
Photo Op with AquaMermaid
Tea Leaf Readings by Astrology Boutique
Harry London Candy Cart
Saturday, April 7, 2018
Tea Party Art & Etiquette with Debi Lilly 7th Floor, Culinary Studio – 2pm
Family Fun Day 5th Floor, Kids’ Dept. – 1pm