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Exciting events

Upcoming events

For events that require reservations, please call 877-247-5223.

A signed emergency contact release form is required to attend specific American Girl events. Those events where the form is required will be noted below.

May 3, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Let’s Get Crafty

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for a fun and free craft! Each month will feature a different craft and theme, including: Girl of the Year, Contemporary Characters, BeForever, and more.

For girls ages 8 and up

May 6, 2017
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Meet Z Yang - our newest Contemporary Character and Social Influencer AGSmiless

From the small screen to real life, come celebrate the debut of Z Yang, a stop-motion filmmaker from Seattle and American Girl’s newest contemporary character! This event will showcase some of Z’s favorite things, including filmmaking, stop-motion, and a special visit by social influencer AGSmiless who will showcase her video and photography skills. Girls will also be able to channel their inner director with a special giveaway, featuring a doll-sized movie clapboard and director visor, and can make their own stop-motion film with a Z-themed paper doll craft.

For girls ages 8 and up

May 14, 2017
9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

Mother’s Day Brunch

What could be a better Mother’s Day treat than a special outing with your girl? Together, you’ll savor a delicious meal in our restaurant, and you’ll make new memories both of you will cherish! When you check-in for your reservation, you’ll hand your girl a fresh-cut flower. Then, your together-time will fly by with a fun dice game, a make-your-own “memory board” craft, and lots of conversation. Plus, you’ll get a spiral book to record the best moments of your “girls’ day out” as well as a picture frame.

$31 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

May 19, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

June 7, 2017
3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Let’s Get Crafty

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for a fun and free craft! Each month will feature a different craft and theme, including: Girl of the Year, Contemporary Characters, BeForever, and more.

For girls ages 8 and up

June 9, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

June 16, 2017
4:45 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

American Girl at Disney’s “Aladdin”

Treat your girl to an experience she’ll remember forever—a gorgeous production of Disney’s “Aladdin”! Aladdin’s exotic journey is a timeless tale in which one lamp and three wishes make the possibilities for magic endless; you will be humming the songs for days. First, enjoy an early dinner at our Café; you’ll have time for some shopping afterward. Then we’ll travel by private bus to the historic Cadillac Palace Theatre for the show. Round-trip transportation included. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

$125 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

June 16, 2017
5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Father’s Day Celebration

What could be a better Father’s Day treat than a special outing with your girl? Together, you’ll savor a delicious meal in our restaurant, and you’ll make new memories both of you will cherish! When you check-in for your reservation, you’ll hand your girl a fresh-cut flower. Then, your together-time will fly by with a fun dice game, a make-your-own “memory board” craft, and lots of conversation. Plus, you’ll get a spiral book to record the best moments of your daddy/daughter outing, as well as a picture frame.

$35 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

June 23, 2017
4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party

Put on your wellies and hop into American Girl for a special WellieWishers Friendship Tea Party! Parties will take place through October and include a special menu, crafts, fun WellieWishers-inspired conversation cards, and a "mud pie" flowerpot with a special friendship sugar cookie for dessert.

$19 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 5 and up

June 28, 2017
5:15 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.

Fireworks on Lake Michigan with American Girl

You and your girl can share a spectacular summer evening on Chicago’s lakefront, featuring fireworks on Lake Michigan—in 3D! First, enjoy a delicious meal in the Cafe at American Girl Place; then you’ll be transported to the cruise dock and board the Mercury 3D Fireworks Cruise. Before the fireworks begin, you’ll get a lakefront tour of Chicago’s stunning night-time skyline. Complimentary 3D glasses will give the fireworks an extra sparkle, and a soundtrack will enhance the drama and delight of this perfect evening. Round-trip transportation provided. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

$56 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), (gratuity not included), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

July 5, 2017
1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Let’s Get Crafty

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month for a fun and free craft! Each month will feature a different craft and theme, including: Girl of the Year, Contemporary Characters, BeForever, and more.

For girls ages 8 and up

July 15, 2017
7:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.

Yoga for Girls with ivivva

Watch as your girl discovers the world of yoga. During this class at American Girl, led by instructors from ivivva, girls will learn to connect their minds and bodies through movement. Bring her favorite American Girl doll to practice yoga poses, too! After the girls-only class, you’ll enjoy a continental breakfast together. All levels welcome. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event.

$10 per person (Please note, prepaid event reservations are non-exchangeable and non-refundable), Reservations required, For girls ages 8 and up

July 16, 2017
1:30 p.m. - 6:00 p.m.

Dance Class at Ballet Chicago

Your girl can jeté her way through this special dance class! Join us for an afternoon at Ballet Chicago, where instructors will teach your girl fun moves like hip hop, ballet and other styles of dance inspired by our favorite characters. This event includes a Q&A with the dancers and a picture with a ballerina! Then, return to American Girl Place for shopping and a delicious dinner in the Cafe together. Transportation is included. Emergency Contact Release Form is required to attend this event. The price for this event is $47 per child and $35 per adult.

Reservations required, For girls ages 6 and up

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Make her day extra special

Girl ear piercing

Here's everything you need to know about our safe and gentle ear piercing. Walk-ins are welcome! And guests may make a same-day appointment during their store visit—simply visit the salon early to check availability. For girls ages 3 and up.

1. Expert service

Safe and gentle ear piercing is performed by certified American Girl associates.

2. Selection

Choose from a variety of titanium, 14kt white gold, and 14kt yellow gold piercing studs.

3. Walk-ins

No need to make an appointment; just make sure a parent is present.

4. Includes

Ear-piercing service includes a pair of earrings, a bottle of ear-care solution, and take-home instructions.

Which hairdo will she choose?

Doll Hair Salon

Watch as our expert stylists give dolls a new look! Choose doll hairdos, ear piercing, pampering services and more.

The salon is open during regular store hours.

Guests may make a same-day appointment during their store visit—simply visit the salon early to check availability.

Prices range from $10 to $25. Extra packages can be ordered with any hairstyling. Prices are listed in USD and are subject to change.

Explore all of the Doll Hair Salon styles and services before you go!

  • Hairstyles

    A look-book of styles starts the fun! Then girls can watch as stylists transform their dolls and share tips of creating great hairdos at home.

  • Doll ear piercing

    All dolled up! Ear piercing is perfect for dolls that like a bit of bling—it includes our classic silver studs and dangle earring assortment. For 18" dolls only.

  • Gabriela, Girl of the Year, Ear piercing

    Exclusive! Add ear-piercing service for her Gabriela doll at the Doll Hair Salon and get her signature earring set. Available only for the Gabriela 18" doll.

  • Spa deluxe package

    Make it a spa day! A soft scrub on her face, arms, and legs will have her doll feeling like new. And girls can take home a special pampering kit, too; it includes cucumber stickers for her eyes, nail decals, a headband, a salon cape, and a faux face mask. For 18" dolls only.

  • Pampering plus package

    Relaxed and refreshed! Order a pampering for 18" and 15" dolls. They'll get a soft scrub to make them feel squeaky-clean. Includes nail decals for 18" dolls.

  • Hearing aid

    Some friends need a little extra care. Add a hearing aid to one or both ears. Permanent piercing ensures a perfect fit; hearing aids are removable. For 18" dolls only.

Hairstyles

A look-book of styles starts the fun! Then girls can watch as stylists transform their dolls and share tips of creating great hairdos at home.

Doll ear piercing

All dolled up! Ear piercing is perfect for dolls that like a bit of bling—it includes our classic silver studs and dangle earring assortment. For 18" dolls only.

Gabriela, Girl of the Year, Ear piercing

Exclusive! Add ear-piercing service for her Gabriela doll at the Doll Hair Salon and get her signature earring set. Available only for the Gabriela 18" doll.

Spa deluxe package

Make it a spa day! A soft scrub on her face, arms, and legs will have her doll feeling like new. And girls can take home a special pampering kit, too; it includes cucumber stickers for her eyes, nail decals, a headband, a salon cape, and a faux face mask. For 18" dolls only.

Pampering plus package

Relaxed and refreshed! Order a pampering for 18" and 15" dolls. They'll get a soft scrub to make them feel squeaky-clean. Includes nail decals for 18" dolls.

Hearing aid

Some friends need a little extra care. Add a hearing aid to one or both ears. Permanent piercing ensures a perfect fit; hearing aids are removable. For 18" dolls only.

Delicious dining

American Girl Cafe

A fun and fancy restaurant where memories are always on the menu! Enjoy gourmet dining (and plenty of giggles) together.

The American Girl Cafe only offers dining at the seating times listed. Reservations are recommended to ensure the seating time is available.

Meal options, pricing, and availability subject to change in May.

Brunch

Seating times:

9:30 a.m.

 

 

Lunch

Seating times:

11:00 a.m.

12:30 p.m.

2:30 p.m.

Afternoon tea

Seating times:

4:00 p.m.

 

 

Dinner

Seating times:

5:30 p.m.

7:30 p.m.

 

Make your reservation
Now accepting reservations through July 26, 2017.
To review, change, or cancel current reservations
Check your booking online

Give her a party to remember

Parties and special packages

You bring the guests. We'll do the rest. Celebrate with all-inclusive party packages sure to make her dreams come true.

For girls ages 3 and up
Birthday celebration
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$36 per girl, $26 per adult
Starting August 1st $37 per girl and $27 per adult.

Wish your girl a happy birthday! This party package includes:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Goody bags and doll tiaras
  • A special gift for the birthday girl
  • Digital invitations
  • Continue the celebration by receiving $10 off the Truly Me Signature Studio Celebration Set the same day as your visit only. Ask your server for details.

Parties last 60 minutes and are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 3 and up
Bitty Baby deluxe birthday celebration
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$55 per girl, $45 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

Little girls will love this sweet party inspired by Bitty Baby. This all-inclusive, themed package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Digital invitations
  • A ribbon wand craft
  • Themed goody bags and doll tiaras
  • A special gift for the birthday girl

Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 5 and up
WellieWishers birthday celebration
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$36 per girl, $26 per adult
Available for parties starting May 1st. Starting August 1st $37 per girl and $27 per adult.

Girls will love celebrating their big day with special WellieWishers™ flair. This all-inclusive, themed package provides everything you need to make memories that will last a lifetime, including:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Themed WellieWishers™ goody bags and doll tiaras
  • A crown for the birthday girl
  • Digital invitations

Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 8 and up
Deluxe birthday celebration
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$55 per girl, $45 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

Give your girl the party of her dreams. This deluxe package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Digital invitations
  • Table activity and take-home craft
  • Goody bags and doll tiaras
  • A special gift for the birthday girl
  • Continue the celebration by receiving $10 off the Truly Me Signature Studio Celebration Set the same day as your visit only. Ask your server for details.

Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 8 and up
Girl of the Year deluxe birthday celebration
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$55 per girl, $45 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

Throw a party inspired by Gabriela-our 2017 Girl of the Year! This all-inclusive, themed package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

  • A delicious meal
  • Signature cake and ice cream
  • Digital invitations
  • Table activity and take-home craft
  • Themed goody bags and doll tiaras
  • The Birthday Girl receives a special crown
  • Continue the celebration by receiving $10 off the Truly Me Signature Studio Celebration Set the same day as your visit only. Ask your server for details.

Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For girls ages 8 and up
Late night at American Girl Place
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$235 per girl, $195 per adult
For Groups 6 - 16

By special invite only! Treat your girl to an after-hours private party—just for her and her closest friends. Party guests can shop the store, have a VIP meal, get new styles at the Doll Hair Salon, and receive a $40 American Girl gift card to shop.

Requires one-month notice. Parties are booked based on availability. Other restrictions may apply.

For party and event reservations call 877-247-5223

Create a custom design

Truly Me Signature Studio

Your girl can be a doll fashion designer—and create a style that's Truly Me in three simple steps:

1. Choose

Select a doll outfit or girl-sized backpack

2. Create

Make a unique design from an ever-changing array of images and patterns

3. Print

Get the piece printed in-store to show off to friends that same day

Special services

Personal shopping

Find a gift, plan a special day, place a pick-up order—our complimentary personal shoppers are here to help!

To request an appointment, simply fill out our contact form

Doll hospital admissions

Dolls in need of a little TLC can be brought to the store and admitted to the Doll Hospital for refresh and repair. We'll get them feeling in tip-top shape and safely delivered to your home in two to four weeks.

Returns and exchanges

Not exactly what she had hoped for? No worries. Bring it to the store with the receipt or packing slip for a quick and easy return or exchange. See our return policy