Dennis Watkins' Magic, Mysteries, and Spirits

Celebrating National Magic Week

October 26, 2018

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Witness the conjuring

Chicago’s top magician and mentalist, Dennis Watkins, will perform his original adaptation of magic’s most intriguing spiritual mystery, The Spirit Cabinet, and more in a one-night-only event at The Palmer House on Friday, October 26 to celebrate National Magic Week.

The Spirit Cabinet

On this very special night, Watkins will perform his version of this spiritualist spectacular. Harnessing the collective mental energy of everyone in the audience, the third-generation magician will call upon ghosts to make themselves known to the gathered crowd, inspiring wonder as guests participate in revealing playful connections to the beyond.

DATE: Friday, Oct. 26 from 8 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

DETAILS: Cocktail reception with open bar, hors d'oeuvres, and live music followed by a 90-minute performance

AGES: This is an 18-and-over event. No one under 18 admitted.

ATTIRE: Party attire is required for all guests

ADDRESS: Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe, the Empire Room

COST: VIP Front Row table seats $225; Regular seating $140

TICKETS: Reserve below or call 773-769-3832


“Dennis, the Magician, is a mesmerizing entertainer - and he had his entire audience in awe the whole evening. Terrific audience interaction.”

-Mfm29, Tripadvisor


This was an evening of classy, sophisticated, and absolutely mind-blowing close up magic intertwined with Dennis's fascinating the very intimate and charming Palmer House Hilton.”

    -NickL, Tripadvisor


“Dennis Watkins loves what he does and his professionalism and showmanship are perfect complements to his amazing skills as a magician. We keep asking ourselves, HOW did he do that?!"

- A Trip Advisor, Tripadvisor


Have to miss this one-night only event?

Those unable to attend can enjoy Watkins’ performance during his signature show, The Magic Parlour, scheduled five times weekly inside an elegant salon at the Palmer House Hilton.