unnamed (27)Fresh off the success of their September live entertainment and dining events, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, 1 West Wacker Drive, continues to impress with an array of unique happenings throughout October. Showcasing vibrant Chicago talent and offering a twist on typical social hours, Renaissance’s weekly events instill a sense of excitement and spark a love with the city’s bustling nightlife and endless entertainment. Entry is complimentary, with food and beverage available for purchase.

As the MLB World Series approaches, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel knows that it’s time to root root root for the Cubbies and hope that 2015 is the year they break the curse. To celebrate, curse the curse at Staytion Bar with the Billy Goat Curse Party on Monday, October 5 from 6 to 10 p.m., and enjoy bites from none other than the famous Billy Goat Tavern.

On Thursday, October 15 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., Renaissance will present the best of sweet, salty, and savory at the Taste of Staytion, taking place in the hotel’s pedway. Renaissance invites guests to indulge in mini cinnamon buns, house made chips, and short rib and grits, perfectly paired with samples of fall cider rum punch. The event will feature a live acoustic set with local artist Seth Bradley.

Renaissance joins forces with the Chicago Loop Alliance for Activate at Staytion on Friday, October 23. Guests who present their Activate wristband during or after the Chicago Loop Alliance’s Activate Program will receive half-off appetizers from 5 to 11 p.m.

Dance the night away and celebrate The Day of the Dead at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel’s Dia De Los Muertos on Saturday, October 31 from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m. Guests are encouraged to channel their inner Latino/a on the dance floor with Latin music, libations, and of course, dessert.

In addition to the exciting one-night events, Renaissance entertains guests all month long with several ongoing dining and entertainment series. Staytion Bar Social Hour kicks off Thursday, October 1and continues every Monday through Thursday from 5 to 7 p.m., with a halftime break at 6 p.m. for Renaissance’s Daily Bar Ritual, as well as every Friday from 4 to 7 p.m. throughout the month. Drink specials will feature $5 beers, $6 wines and $7 calls.

It’s always Wine O’clock at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel on Wednesdays. Take a mid-week breather with Wine O’clock Wednesdays at the Mixology Station. Cheers to $6 glasses of select wines all day.

Celebrate a successful week every Saturday night with beats from Renaissance’s resident house DJ, DJ .WAV. Soak up the in-house club atmosphere in the Artist Studio from 10 p.m. to 1 a.m., featuring the latest tracks from one of the hottest DJs in town.

About Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

With its natural balance of style and energy, intoxicating vibe and commanding presence on one of Chicago’s most iconic corners, Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, 1 West Wacker Drive, is the hub of urban discovery offering sophisticated ambiance combined with modern flair. Situated on the north edge of the Loop, this hotel is located mere steps away from the city’s best shopping, restaurant and cultural attractions including Millennium Park. Discoverers can unwind in style at the Rejuvenation Center boasting an indoor pool and invigorating spa treatments. Experience Staytion, a chic downtown Chicago restaurant providing a trendy and distinguished nightlife scene while serving seasonal dishes and creative craft cocktails. Discover something wonderfully new with a refined atmosphere and sense of style at Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel. Visit Like us on Facebook us on Twitter

About Renaissance

Renaissance Hotels encourages guests to Live Life to DiscoverSM at more than 155 hotels in 35 countries around the world. Each hotel is unique and every stay offers an opportunity to explore local discoveries exclusive to the destination. At every hotel, Renaissance Navigators are local experts ready to assist guests in discovering local flavors and activities. Signature Renaissance Presentsentertainment events are designed to showcase emerging talent in music, the arts, culinary and more to inspire discovery. R.E.N. Meetings offers groups an experience beyond a traditional meeting rooted in creative sensory meeting design, Renaissance Presents networking events and custom curated local Navigator excursions. At Renaissance Hotels, we work to ensure that every trip is transformed into an eye-opening, unforgettable journey. You spend your life working, you should discover the world as you go. To discover more visit Like us on Facebookwww.facebookcom/RenHotels. Follow us on Twitter