Holidays at Chase Park Plaza

The Chase Park Plaza Royal Sonesta Hotel welcomes guests of all ages to the historic property for a lineup of unforgettable holiday celebrations. Festivities include a Thanksgiving Brunch, a St. Louis-themed Gingerbread Village, and The Chase Park Plaza’s holiday kickoff party featuring special guests Mr. and Mrs. Claus. In addition, The Preston will be open from 12 to 8 p.m. on Christmas Day and will include special holiday selections.


Holiday Rate at Chase Park Plaza 

Enjoy a special holiday rate at Chase Park Plaza this holiday season when using promo code "HOL18." Book and stay through Jan 20, 2019 with rates from $159 a night on weekdays and $189 a night on weekends. 

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Gingerbread Village

When: November 30 through January 1

Where: The Chase Park Plaza main lobby

Cost: Free
Details: What do you get when you combine 150 lbs. of sugar, 80 lbs. of flour, 125 lbs. of chocolate, more than 1,500 eggs, and other festive ingredients? A decadent Gingerbread Village! This year’s village features 19 buildings including many Central West End landmarks, such as The Chase Park Plaza and Forest Park, as well as St. Francis Xavier Church located on the SLU campus, and the 5-foot-tall Gateway Arch, weighing over 100 lbs. of pure chocolate.


Holiday Kickoff Party

When: Friday, November 30; 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Where: The Chase Park Plaza main lobby

Cost: Free

Details: Santa and Mrs. Claus come to The Chase Park Plaza to meet kids, spread holiday cheer and officially kick off the season. Carolers will sing popular seasonal songs while Santa mixes and mingles, and guests sip on champagne or hot cocoa, enjoy fresh cookies, admire the Gingerbread Village and much more.


Central West End Window Walk

When: Saturdays, December 1, 8, 15 & 22; 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.

Where: Central West End

Cost: Free

Details: The Chase Park Plaza participates in the Central West End’s annual Window Walk, a month-long celebration highlighting holiday happenings in the Central West End. Visitors are invited to stroll through the district and admire the elegantly decorated windows of the area’s shops and restaurants. The windows of Salon & Spa at The Chase Park Plaza will be decorated as part of this event. On Saturday, December 15, complimentary fresh cookies will be available in the lobby of The Chase Park Plaza for Window Walk participants.


Historic Hotel Tour

When: Saturdays, December 8 & 15 (holiday-themed tour); 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m.

New Dates Added: January 5th, January 19th, February 2nd, February 11th

Where: Meet in The Chase Park Plaza main lobby

Cost: $15; includes complimentary drink at the Chase Club. Space is limited.

Details: Since opening in 1922, The Chase Park Plaza Hotel has been mostly recognized as a symbol of elegance, glamour and noted architecture in St. Louis. Step back in time to explore its rich history and prominence with the Historic Hotel Tour.  Reservations are required by purchasing here.

Jeanne Venn―a nearly 40-year concierge for The Chase―leads a 90-minute tour, complete with stories from legendary entertainers and headlining events, to walk-throughs of the Starlight Room, Khorassan Ballroom and more. Learn about the structure, from its early beginnings to its evolution as a registered landmark in St. Louis, and discover who coined the phrase “The Chase is the Place.”


Chase The Holidays Social Media Contest

Now that the holiday season is in full swing, we want to see how you celebrate and #ChaseTheHolidays! To enter, simply post a photo to Facebook, Twitter, or Instagram of you celebrating the holiday season in your favorite way, whether that’s Christmas caroling, drinking hot chocolate by the fire, ice skating, or just spending time with friends and family! Make sure to tag @chaseparkplaza and include #ChaseTheHolidays. The winner will receive a one-night stay at the historic Chase Park Plaza!

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