Staytion at Renaissance Chicago Downtown hosts great St. Patrick’s Day events

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The first sights of Spring are upon us and as luck would have it, Staytion Market & Bar at the Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel, 1 W. Wacker Drive, announces a variety of unique social happenings throughout March. Offering a twist on typical happy hours, Staytion Bar’s popular monthly events instill a sense of exhilaration and spark a love with the city’s bustling nightlife and endless entertainment. Entry is complimentary, with food and beverage available for purchase.

Bottoms up! To cap off our March events we turn it to you. Our bartenders are going head to head in a mixologist showdown where you’re the judge. Punch Match takes place on Wednesday, March 2 at 6 p.m. guests are in control as each bartender makes a punch highlighting their favorite local liquor. Taste them all and cast your vote while listening to music from Midwest favorite, Seth Bradley.

Guests can add some heat to last few weeks of winter at Polar Plunge After Social. Keep warm from the harsh chill of Lake Michigan with local craft brews ($8) and our chef’s house-made twist on tomato soup and grilled cheese ($8). On Sunday, March 6 from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Chill out with friends and enjoy inside activities and games.

It’s that time of year again. The days are getting a little warmer. There’s light in the sky when you leave work. There’s a green river running through Chicago. Saturday, March 12 at 9 a.m.get your Irish on early at Staytion. Stop by River Dye before or after the parade and festivities. Enjoy brews and ‘Chicago style’ Irish breakfast favorites meanwhile you can get your jig on as our house DJ spins some tracks.

Keep calm and get lucky this St. Patrick’s Day, Thursday, March 17 at 11 a.m. at the Renaissance Downtown Chicago Hotel’s event, CHIrish Pride. See why Chicago has been deemed “Greenest City in the World.” Guests can celebrate with traditional bangers & mash ($10) as well as a local take on the classic black & tan ($6). Eat, drink and be merry while listening to authentic Irish music.

Shoot nothing but net at our CHI-TOWN MADNESS event on Friday, March 25 at 4 p.m. Let Staytion assist you in all of your March madness frenzy needs for game night. Guests will enjoy Chicago style personal pizzas ($13) and buckets of local craft beer ($25). A perfect win indeed.

As Spring blooms, buzz your way into the Chicago Flower & Garden Show. After, make your way over to Chicago In Bloom, as our bar refreshes you with botanical beverages ($7) and floral sweet treats, like flower pots filled with delicious cake pops ($3 apiece). On Monday, March 28 starting at 11 a.m. your first appetizer is on us when you bring in your expo ticket.


About Staytion Market & Bar

Located in the heart of Downtown Chicago on one of the city’s most iconic corners, 1 West Wacker Drive, Staytion Market & Bar is one of the city’s hottest new restaurants, providing a trendy and distinguished nightlife scene. Featuring an energetic and intriguing atmosphere, Staytion’s eclectic menu features unique street food with a Chicago flair, specialty handcrafted cocktails and local hops. Staytion invites discoverers to connect and socialize while taking in the distinctive elements of the space, including designs inspired by CTA bus windows from the early 1950s, serving as the entrance into the Chef’s display kitchen. The innovative atmosphere and exceptional service provides a place for guests to unwind and capture a taste of local products. To discover more, visit