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Living Large Chicago's Wicked Bash


  • Holiday Inn Chicago-Elk Grove 1000 Busse Road Elk Grove Village, IL, 60007 United States (map)

Living Large Chicago (LLC) is a plus size based social club developed to merge those who struggle with being confident in their own skin, with people who have also traveled the same path of self development. Their goals of creating friendships, networking, lifetime experiences and relationships have far exceeded expectations. Their membership is diverse in education, location, demographic and they feel so privileged to have the pleasure of hosting local and international guests.

This year they present to you their “Wicked” Halloween themed bash. In 2018 Team Shapely was out in full force and boy did we have a great time! Have to see it to believe it? Check out a video from one their prior events below.

2019 WICKED BASH LINEUP //

Thursday, October 24th

7:00pm – 10:00pm Wicked Registration& Information Station in the Main Atrium

Register early for this WICKED and epic bash weekend and get first pick as bash bags! Don’t forget to bring cash if you’re buying your open bar packages or did not purchase tickets online.

7:30pm – 10:00pm No Shirt, No Shoes, No Problem Pool Party!

Who’s joining LLC for the first official pool party of the weekend! Come out and meet your staff members for a staff hosted pool party. Drinks will be flowing, music will be blasting, laughs and memories will be starting! Hosted by the Living Large Hospitality Team.

Grab your bikinis and sexy suits and don’t forget your PLASTIC ONLY cups, BYOB!!!

One rule: NO GLASS AT THE POOL

10:00pm – 1:00am Wicked Karaoke Mixer at Shelby Campbell’s (You will need to confirm time).

Of course the nights not over, they’re not stopping yet! Join them inside the main hotel’s restaurant/bar for karaoke and light night eats and drinks.

Friday, October 25th

7:00am – 10:30am Morning Munch & Mingle in the Atrium

Gooooooood morning beautiful!!! Rise and shine handsome!!! Breakfast is served buffet style from 7am to 10:30am. It’s included for two people with your $119.00/day rate. If you need to purchase additional tickets please see the front desk, they’ll collect tickets as you walk in. Do you have extra tickets? Find a staff member they’ll collect extras and share with members in need, sharing is caring!

9:00am – 10:00am Wicked Registration& Information Station in the Main Atrium

Get your bash bags and wristbands for the weekend! Don’t forget to bring cash if you’re buying your open bar packages or did not purchase tickets online.

11:00am – 12:30pm Lip-a-PALOOZA in the Elk Room

Want to learn the newest bold lip trends? Brows on point or not quite? Needs tips and tricks to make that wing slay? Come fresh faced to join Amy Long for a makeup how to! All participants will receive 1 raffle ticket for your choice of our nightly raffle baskets. What do you bring? Your makeup bag and all its contents and a mirror please.

12:00pm – 7:00pm Pop-Up Market in the Grove Room

I know you’ve been saving all year for this, it’s one of our most popular events, VENDOR FAIR!! And this year is bigger then you’ve ever seen, most variety we’ve had! Everything from T-shirts, to sweet and savory treats, costumes and corsets, bedroom goodies, and have you tried the sheets??? Make sure you bring cash, some vendors take credit but not all! Don’t forget… Stop by EVERY table and enter your name into the box on each table to have a chance to win a prizes!

1:00pm Brazilian Buffet at Chama Gaucha. 3008 Finley Rd, Downers Grove IL 60515 $33.50 + tax/tip

Meat sweats no regrets. It’s their 3rd annual lunch at Chama Gaucha. Everyone is welcomed but please have pre RSVP’d to Daisy Garcia. Please meet at the restaurant at 1PM ask for group party of Living Large. If you need a ride meet in the Atrium at 12:25pm.

3:30pm – 5:30pm Wicked Registration& Information Station in the Main Atrium

Get your bash bags and wristbands for the weekend! Don’t forget to bring cash if you’re buying your open bar packages or did not purchase tickets online.

4:00pm – 5:30pm Wicked Poker Battle Royale in the Atrium

Get your poker face on! Everyone’s welcome to come hang out, if you’re playing please have preregistered. Have some fun and walk away with some cash for maybe an open bar? All participants will receive 1 raffle ticket for your choice of their nightly raffle baskets.

6:00pm – 9:00pm Room Roam 4th Floor, registered guests only

Who’s ready to pregame? You don’t want to miss this! Don’t miss the event everyone remembers as these rooms get more and more edgy and fierce each year! Members have rooms decked out in theme with treats and drinks to share! Make sure you stop by each room because you’ll be voting to pick the winner of the year! Don’t forget… starting at 7pm voting will be live in the “Paid Bashers” room, voting will close at 11pm and winners announced at the Friday night dance.

9:30pm – 2:00am Shanghai Night Soiree Club Night in the Wood field Ballroom A & B

It’s our Shanghai Nights Soiree and they hope everyone is dressed to impress. Their members do not disappoint on theme nights. Be hyped to see rich Asian flare, cherry blossom cuties, and ruby red décor. Get your booty clappin’ and get out on the dance floor as DJ Dee-Lite throws down for you all night long. Don’t forget to stop by the photo booth with all your friends, there’s no such thing as too many pictures!

Purchase your raffle tickets to win cool prizes and support a good cause, 100% of ticket sales will go towards our annual “Adopt a family” for the holidays.

Saturday, October 26th

7:00am – 10:30am Morning Munch & Mingle in the Atrium

Don’t let a hangover ruin your day, get up and get ‘em’!!! Breakfast is served buffet style from 7am to 10:30am, don’t miss breakfast it’s included for two people in your $119.00/day rate. If you need to purchase additional tickets please see the front desk, they’ll collect tickets as you walk in. Do you have extra tickets? Find a staff member they’ll collect extras and share with members in need, sharing is caring!

8:30am – 10:30am Wicked Registration& Information Station in the Main Atrium

Get your bash bags and wristbands for the weekend! Don’t forget to bring cash if you’re buying your open bar packages or did not purchase tickets online.

11:00am – 12:30pm Smokey Eyes Two Ways in the Elk Room

Smokey eyes got you frustrated? It’s easy! Let them show you how! Join Tifani Blakely for a makeup how to! All participants will receive 1 raffle ticket for your choice of our nightly raffle baskets. What do you bring? Your makeup bag and all its contents and a mirror please.

10:00am – 5:00pm Pop-Up Market in the Grove Room
We know you’ve been saving all year for this, it’s one of their most popular events, VENDOR FAIR!! And this year is bigger then you’ve ever seen, most variety they’ve had! Everything from T-shirts, to sweet and savory treats, costumes and corsets, bedroom goodies, and have you tried the sheets??? Make sure you bring cash, some vendors take credit but not all! Don’t forget… Stop by EVERY table and enter your name into the box on each table to have a chance to win a prizes!

1:30pm – 2:00pm,Body Positive Group Photo Shoot in the Atrium/Pool

Ready to step out of your comfort zone? Or maybe you’re already a body positive warrior! Join them for the creation of some group art! Their photographer will be ready to capture the magic! Don’t forget… Make sure you’re wearing swimwear to match the photo themes!

2:00pm – 4:00 Splish Splash @ Wicked Bash in the Pool

Who’s been waiting for some pool party shenanigans? Join the hosts for games, drinks, and giveaways! they’ll bring the music you bring your plastic cup, BYOB as always.

3:00pm –6:00pm Wicked Registration& Information Station int the Main Atrium

Get your bash bags and wristbands for the weekend! Don’t forget to bring cash if you’re buying your open bar packages or did not purchase tickets online.

4:30pm – 6:00pm WickedX Bingo in the Elk Room

Join Jack & Sara for some kinky bingo, get a little risqué, make some new friends, take some shots, and maybe walk away with the grand prize! All participants will receive 1 raffle ticket for your choice of our nightly raffle baskets.

9:30pm – 2:00am Boo’s & Boozy Club Night in Wood field Ballroom A & B

It’s the main event! Thier costume throw down is here. Get your booty clappin’ and get out on the dance floor as DJ Ox throws down for you all night long. Don’t forget to stop by the photo booth for pics with all your new friends! Purchase your raffle tickets to win cool prizes and support a good cause, 100% of ticket sales will go towards our annual “Adopt a family” for the holidays.

Door Prizes will be given out every hour for guests who bought tickets online. You must be present to win! The infamous Sweets table will open at 10pm, first come first serve! Grab your snacks for your midnight munchies! Costume Contest, grab a number as you enter the dance to be entered into the contest. Voting will happen on our “paid basher’s page” from 10pm to midnight! Make sure you walk around, meet new friends, and encourage them to vote! Winner will win $$$$ so get out there and hustle!

Sunday, October 27th

7:00am – 10:30am Bye Bye Breakfast in the Atrium

It’s their farewell breakfast Come say your goodbyes to staff and friends, share your best pictures and memories, and make plans for next year! Breakfast is served buffet style from 7am to 10:30am, don’t miss breakfast it’s included for two people in your $119.00/day rate. If you need to purchase additional tickets please see the front desk, they’ll collect tickets as you walk in. Room rate of $119.00 + Tax includes breakfast for two (2) Guests

LODGING //

Main hotel is Holiday Inn Chicago-Elk Grove. located at 1000 Busse Rd. Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. Hotel number is (847) 437-6010. You can call or make your reservation online. Use the BOO is the booking code for group room rate.

If you missed out on the main hotel or just need a little more privacy, the overflow hotel is the Howard Johnson Elk Grove Village located at 1925 E Higgins Rd, Elk Grove Village, IL 60007. Room Rate is $70 plus tax. Use the Booking code “Living Large Chicago” Phone: (847) 593-6402

Uber will be very reasonable for hotel to hotel transport. Shuttle to and from O’Hare runs from 5 AM until 12 AM and is $5. Shuttle leaves the hotel on the hour and departs from the airport on every half hour. Please contact the hotel at (847) 437-6010 for details.

PRICING //

Hotel room rate of $119.00 per night includes breakfast for two people.

$50 each night for TOP SHELF open bar (open bar is 9:30pm to 1:30am each night)

$50 each club night party passes

$65 for day passes

$60 each club night party passes

Other Little Tidbits //

All Sales Are Final NO REFUNDS, NON TRANSFERABLE, NON CREDITED, NO SPLITS.
Agenda is subject to change. Purchasers of this ticket hold Living Large Chicago and it’s owners harmless of all personal injury or financial responsibility of damages to self or property

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