Help Support Chicago's Creative Communities in this Difficult Time
Win fun prizes while helping to keep Chicago the vibrant, creative city it’s been known as the world over.
There's something for everyone at a range of price points, including a Peloton bike, a weekend retreat in Michigan's Harbor Country, culinary packages, and more:
The $235 Prize
An Immersive Cardio Experience
Stay on the move, at home, with workouts streamed and on-demand. The winner of An Immersive Cardio Experience will receive a Peloton Basics Package including a new, fully assembled Peloton Bike and a 6-month Peloton Membership. Whether you’re a workout warrior or simply motivating your household to stay active, this prize will bring you the most convenient and immersive indoor cycling experience possible. Please note: The winner of this package will receive a fully assembled bike, delivered to their door, and 1-year limited warranty. All bikes require a monthly Peloton All-Access Membership billed upon bike activation. No commitment is necessary, and winners may pause or cancel their membership at any time.
Reconnect with friends and family this fall in Michigan's Harbor Country. The winner of The Creative Escape will receive a three-night stay at the Bright Angel Retreat and Creative Center, a private, four-bedroom hideaway tucked away on five acres in Union Pier, MI. There, you’ll be just minutes away from amazing local shops, restaurants, wineries, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, hiking trails, and some of Lake Michigan’s most gorgeous beaches. It’s the scenic getaway you deserve! Please note: This prize can be redeemed between September 11 and October 31, 2020. Bright Angel Retreat and Creative Center offers additional amenities including an ADA-compliant cottage, above ground pool (weather permitting), and fire pit. Maximum occupancy during your stay: 12 people.
Turn up the heat this summer with friends, family, and The Chi-B-Q. The winner of this prize package will receive everything it takes to be the talk of the block including a Weber Spirit II E-310 Gas Grill, a $250 gift certificate to Gepperth’s Meat Market, grilling supplies, a 24-case of Sketchbook Brewing beer, and (3) barbeque cookbooks by Steven Raichlen – award-winning author, journalist, and “the man who reinvented modern barbecue.”
Have organic, nutrient-dense, and locally farmed produce delivered to your door. The winner of The Epicurean’s Dream will receive a six-month subscription to community supported agriculture from Star Farm Chicago, a 24-bottle basket of wine to create divine food and beverage pairings, and a 6-month subscription to Savory & Spice’s Spice of the Month Club. Bon appétit! Please note: Star Farm Chicago’s produce is small farm-grown and can be delivered, hands-free, every other Wednesday.
Experience some of Chicago’s most loved restaurants with The Take-Home Trifecta. The winner of this prize package will receive a $600 gift card to Temporis in West Town, recipient of a Michelin star for the past 2 years; a $250 gift card to Le Sud, masters of authentic French Mediterranean cuisine in Roscoe Village; and a $100 gift card and t-shirt from vegetarian and vegan comfort food favorite Handlebar in Wicker Park.
You’re sure to have a good time when the award-winning “party game for horrible people” mixes with a few of your favorite libations. The winner of The Troublemaker prize package will receive a 12-month delivery of Chicago-born Cards Against Humanity and a $150 gift certificate to Binny’s Beverage Depot. Party people not included. (Stay at home!)
Tired of home cooking? Take a break from the kitchen courtesy of Chef Julius Russell and A Tale of Two Chefs. The winner of The Flavors of Chicago will receive a $400 prize to explore Chef Julius’ blend of classic French technique and international flavor influences, including Cajun/Creole, Caribbean, Latin American, and Asian cuisine. Please note: This prize provides $20 meals redeemable over multiple months. Home delivery is offered twice a week.
A bit of joy will make its way to your doorstep, every few months, through The Seasonal Surprise. The winner of this prize package will receive a one-year flower subscription from Ashland Addison Florist Co. and a one-year chocolate subscription box from Cocoa + Co. Please note: This package consists of (4) fresh flower bouquets and (4) carefully curated boxes of craft chocolate, each delivered seasonally.
Those of you who voted for your favorite music moments in the #ChiMusic35 Challenge were given the opportunity to win An Evening with Chicago Blues Legend Buddy Guy. That’s (4) tickets to see George “Buddy” Guy — "the best guitar player alive" according to Eric Clapton — perform at Buddy Guy’s Legends, the world’s premier blues club. This raffle was free, open to all, and only required participation in the #ChiMusic35 Challenge Please note: This prize may be redeemed January/February 2021.
Total Value: $450