26 11 / 2013
An Uber Experience: Little Black Friday
Just like the perfect Little Black Dress, Uber fits just right. Thanksgiving is about delicious giving, so we’re serving up a side of shopping and Uber with your feast. Enter for a chance between now and Black Friday (Nov. 29, 2013) to win an unforgettable retail outing with Uber and The Shops at North Bridge.
Already an Uber user? Text code NorthBridgeVIP to 827-222 or enter it in your app for a chance to win.
You’ll receive fashion and style advice from an expert personal shopper. To make the day even more special, this experience will include lunch or dinner, a mini makeover or skincare consultation, and other goodies. You’ll “gobble up” this sensational experience that will leave you feeling like the VIP you really are.
Arrive in style at The Shops at North Bridge this holiday season:
- Roundtrip Uber ride to The Shops at North Bridge.
- Personal welcome and VIP escort from Erica Strama, The Shops at North Bridge Style Guru and on-air fashion and trend expert.
- $100 Visa Gift Card toward your shopping spree.
- $50 Gift Card toward Lunch or Dinner for two at Chicago’s anxiously awaited Eataly, a 63,000 square foot Italian food emporium opening December 2 at 4pm.
- Half-hour massage at Spa Nordstrom.
- Make-up application or skincare consultation at Sephora.
- Mini-gourmet chocolate from Vosges Haut-Chocolat
- Shopping & Dining Incentives Booklet (over $500 in savings)
Valid through December 31, 2013.
19 11 / 2013
Raising Your Goblets for Ale Quest!
Jousting, falcons and swords. What could make this even better? How about beer!
Craft beer lovers can now sample up to 50 different beers over a 3 1/2 hour period all for for only $34.
Or for only $59 you can get two hours access to the Craft Beer festival of 50 beers to sample, a full dinner fit for a king, and the complete Medieval Times show including displays of jousting, horsemanship, falconry and swordsmanship.
If you use the promo code LOCAL when getting your tickets, you can get 5% off. Make Uber your designated driver in your quest for glory and beer!
12 11 / 2013
WIN 2 Passes to the Bacon, Sports & Beer Celebration!
Bacon, Sports and Beer are the hat trick of awesomeness. On their own each of them is wonderful. When put together it’s a combination more fantastic than a break dancing unicorn.
The festivities are happening Saturday, November 23rd from 2pm-6pm at Union Station.
RT #UBERBACON for your chance to WIN 2 tickets + UberBLACK rides to the celebration!
Sample 30+ delicious bacon inspired creations from some of Chicago’s top restaurants, 30+ beer tastings from craft breweries, plus Nerf games, pop-a-shot, a sweet DJ, action photo booth and much more!
10 11 / 2013
Hang out with Curtis Granderson this Wednesday!
New York Yankees All Star outfielder and Chicago native, Curtis Granderson, founded the Grand Kids Foundation to improve educational experiences for youth nationwide, as well as helping to re-establish baseball opportunities for inner city youths.
This Wednesday, join Curtis (and your favorite Chicago athletes!) at the legendary John Barleycorn to support this worthy cause.
RT #UBERCURTIS to WIN 2 VIP tickets + sleek UberBLACK rides to the inaugural GrandGiving fundraiser! We’ll picking one lucky fan tonight. :)
This is your chance to “game” against Chicago’s top athletes and celebrity guests in the DreamSeat Lounge presented by SONY PlayStation and EA SPORTS.
23 10 / 2013
Win VIP Tickets to BEER HOPTACTULAR!
Uber is proud to partner with Beer Hoptacular, Chicago’s annual celebration of the art of craft brewing, for its fourth year.
Do you like Beer & BLACK cars? We’re giving away 3 pairs of VIP tickets!
RT #UBERTACULAR for your chance to win 2 VIP tickets + rides to the epic Beer Hoptacular on November 8th or 9th.
We’re picking the first winner Wednesday at 6pm so don’t wait! :)
What you can look forward to:
Held at Lacuna Artist Lofts in Chicago’s Pilsen neighborhood, attendees have the chance to sample more than 150 craft beers from more than 60 breweries, as well as enjoy homebrew tasting and demos; food from local favorites like Dia de Los Tamales, Honky Tonk BBQ, Stanley’s and Chubby Weiners; art installations from Pilsen’s talented arts and crafts community and the BeerHop Derby, in which breweries will race their home-made race cars built from beer cans and bottles.
Beer Hoptacular (2150 S. Canalport, Chicago) will offer three sessions: Friday, November 8 from 6:00-9:30 PM and Saturday, November 9 from 12:30-4:00 PM and 6:00-9:30 PM. General admission per session is $45 in advance, $55 day-of; VIP admission is $85, $95 day-of. Beer Hoptacular is for ages 21 and over. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit www.BeerHoptacular.com.
14 10 / 2013
Win VIP Tickets to SOFA Chicago 2013
If you love art and design, there is no better place to be October 31st through November 1st than SOFA Chicago at the Navy Pier and we have tickets up for grabs for you!
The 20th Annual Exposition of Sculpture Objects & Functional Art Fair (SOFA) is a gallery-presented, international art fair bringing you the chance to experience design, decorative and fine art from around the world right at our doorstep for a weekend.
Starting October 24th - RT #UberSOFA to win a pair of admission tickets for the weekend! We also have a pair of VIP tickets to the opening preview show for one lucky winner. You must be following @sofaexpo and @Uber_CHI to win!
Contests not your thing? No worries! You can still purchase tickets online.
Our favorite part about SOFA? Your tickets get you into their amazing lecture series featuring renowned artists, collectors and arts professionals.
We’re picking 20 (no, not a typo) TWENTY winners so get to tweeting! :)
29 7 / 2013
Win VIP tix to Imagine Dragons & Icona Pop at the Nelarusky Lolla Pre-Show!
Happy Monday Uber Lovers!
Do you want two VIP tickets to Nelarusky - the official and SOLD OUT Lollapalooza preparty? Uberpalooza has the hook up.
RT #UBERPALOOZA to win 2 VIP tickets to see Imagine Dragons & Icona Pop LIVE on Wednesday night at the Metro + BLACK car rides on Uber!
We are picking a winner at 4pm Tuesday so get on it!
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11 7 / 2013
Grab a FREE uberX ride and cool swag for the hot weather
The newest and CHEAPEST way to get around town has finally arrived.
If you haven’t tried uberX yet, then you are missing out on a better, faster and cheaper alternative to grabbing a taxi. Need more convincing? Just ask our uberX Rider Zero - Stanley Cup Champ Patrick Kane.
We’re giving away FIVE of these awesome Chicago-themed uberX shirts AND a FREE uberX ride to go with them to our followers on Instagram in the next 3 hours.
HOW TO WIN: Follow us on Instagram and leave a comment on our picture about where you’ll roll in your free ride with the hashtag #uberX.
We’re picking new winners all the time so check back!
30 5 / 2013
Win Tickeks to Madhatter’s Ball!
Join The Madhatter at his clandestine hideaway to kick off summer with the most unique fundraiser of the year!
Enjoy a sophisticated evening featuring criminal cocktails, live entertainment, hors d’oeuvres, DJs, dancing, and a salacious silent auction and raffle.
RT #UberPresents to win 2 tickets + BLACK car rides (your personal getaway car) to Madhatter’s Ball this weekend. We’re picking a winner at 6pm tonight so act fast!
This is your chance to don your fedora, cloche, bowler, trilby or boater, whisper the password, draw back the velvet curtain!
29 5 / 2013
Win Tickets to Scene Soiree!
Hey Chicago, looking for a night on the town? You don’t want to miss Scene Soiree on June 15th, the hottest event for young professionals this year.
Hosted by the Goodman Theatre’s Scenemakers Board, this evening is full of fashion, music and drama (inspired by the upcoming production of The Jungle Book). Sip on artistically blended cocktails and browse the silent auction while Chicago’s sickest DJs spin live.
RT #UberScene to win 2 tickets + stylish BLACK car rides to Scene Soiree. But you better hurry up, we’re picking a winner at 5pm tonight!
Want to see more? Check out last year’s Scene Soiree here!