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SuperHost
Classic Chicago Versatile Venue
  • $275/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (20)
  • 20
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Our reviews speak for themselves! We are a great venue with a team committed to helping you create the perfect event. Our job is to make you look good! We love parties, fundraisers, film screenings, wedding receptions, corporate off-site and more… We have a PPA license, please let us know if you are planning a ticketed event. Our facility can accommodate up to 180 for a sit-down dinner, play, recital, screening… to 200+ for a stand-up reception. Please note that the posted rental rate is an average, please request a quote for your event. Some weekdays can be lower and most Saturdays higher. We also have special rates for non-profits. Because weddings require special attention to insure a perfect event, wedding planners are encouraged to inquire for wedding rates, which vary depending on day and time of year. See below. Furnishings: We have 220 banquet chairs, six 24”, twenty-six 48” rounds, six 60” rounds, a buffet table and several 6’ tables and two high-tops. Food and Beverage: For catering we have a staging kitchen with 3-compartment sink, commercial refrigerator, ice maker, convection oven, microwave and stainless prep table. There is an extra charge for using the kitchen. We require that all beverage be purchased through our full bar. Our prices range from $3 for soft drinks, $6 to 8 for beer, $7 to 9 for spirits and $6 to 9 for wine. We can do a host bar or cash or credit for guests. Sound, Lights, Stage and Tech: The space features a 16’ x 10’ stage with a simple light plot, board and spotlight. We have video projection capabilities and a wide format screen. We also have several wired and wireless microphones and a plug in play sound system. The venue also has wifi. Depending on the extent of your tech needs there may be an extra charge to have our tech person on-site. Location: We are located in Lakeview on Belmont between Sheffield and Racine. We are two blocks west of the Red, Brown and Purple lines. We are also on multiple 24/7 bus routes. A nearby parking lot is available for an extra charge. The venue has two large bathrooms and two private, unisex bathrooms. There is also a dressing room with iron, steamer, washer and dryer. We always have a staff member and, if needed, bartender available for your event. Please be sure to include any set-up, tear down, and load in/out time you and/or your vendors when making your booking. Please feel free to contact us with any questions. Wedding Packages available and include: -Full use of our venue for 8 hours. -Use of our inventory of tables, chairs, sound and lights, a complete inventory list is available on our website. -Wireless internet -Private dressing room and bathrooms for bridal party. -On-site planning meeting in which we create a timeline for your event, plan how the venue will be set and to address any questions or special needs. -A dedicated staff person who will work with you to ensure all of your expectations are met and your wedding goes off without a hitch! -On site staff person for your event. -Bar packages starting at $21 per person for three hours. Contact us for Wedding Rates.
SuperHost
Elegant Bucktown Studio Bar and Event Space
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (9)
  • 9
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Our space was fully renovated into a beautiful multi-faceted event space in 2019. We are a pole dancing studio by day and a fully functioning bar and performance venue by night. As such, we are uniquely situated to offering up our space for everything from yoga to photo shoots to private parties. We are located in a prime location, conveniently situated across from the CTA blue line. We are only 1 mile off of I94 and close to Logan Square, Wicker Park and the heart of Bucktown. The entire space is available for use. The studio can be rented as a stand-alone space for yoga, photo shoots, music videos as well as a host of other events. We also have a fully stocked bar that for an additional charge can be opened with phenomenal bartenders that create delicious craft cocktails and can even specialize a drink for your event. We have enough seating for up to 55 people (2 booths, 7 cocktail tables, 25 seats and 12 bar stools.) If you'd like more of an open format we can accommodate up to 120 people. There are two women's washrooms and one mens restroom. One of our managers will be there to greet you and buzz you in through the front door prior to your event. Details about Amenities: 25 chairs, 12 bar stools 7 cocktail tables, 2 VIP booths 2 women's and 1 mens restroom Set Up Options: Cocktail style set up for 55 (6 round tables) Open style set up for 120 Yoga setup comfortably hosts up to 40 people Amenities at additional cost (Popular Add-ons) Performers $150/hr Use of stage $100
SuperHost
💎Multipurpose Event Space In Irving Park😍
  • $99/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This space is a blank canvas, allowing it to become the perfect setup for your event😍 There are endless possibilities for this unique private event space, which has an entry door on Elston and Pulaski, blacked out windows on one side for complete privacy, and a glass garage door that's perfect for summer events. ⏳Space Hours 6am-12am ⌛️ The earliest you can enter is 6am & must be out by 12am so plan your event accordingly We do not offer grace period for setup or breakdown ‼️ 🗓Please Factor In Setup/Breakdown Time Into Your Booking Request🗓 🚫Tables & Chairs NOT Included In Space🚫 📱Contact These Companies For Rentals, They Deliver/Pickup: House Of Rental 847-677-2010 houseofrental.com Chicagoland Luxe Rentals 708-406-9319 Chicagolandluxerentals.com Space Details: - 1750 sq. ft with high tin ceilings ( 2️⃣spaces with a sliding door that connects them) - Restrooms 2️⃣ - 60" LED 4K UHD Smart Android TVs 2️⃣ - Free wifi - Nest Thermostat - Sonos Speakers 2️⃣ - Dimmable Lights on both sides - Outside food/beverages are allowed - Kitchen sink/countertop - 420 friendly 💨 (Select this option as “Add On”) - Street level access   Let us host your next event: - Engagement Party - Bridal/Groom Shower - Baby Shower - Charity Event - Fundraising Event - Corporate Event - Fashion Event - Photo Shoot - Film Production - Product Release - Product Showcase - Beer and Wine Tasting - Birthday Party - Holiday Party - Cocktail Party - Sip & Paint, Puff & Paint - Fitness/Yoga Class 🗓Please Factor In Setup/Breakdown Time In Your Booking Request🗓 💎1 Day Event Liability Insurance Is Required For All Events. We can refer a super affordable company that takes only minutes to set up the policy.💎
SuperHost
Elegant Event Space with Garden in Chicago
  • $400/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Our Space is available for all types of activities Wedding, Bridal Shower, Parties, Photoshoots or Film Shoots. Has a great garden in the back that seats up to 150 guests. Has access to a full kitchen & bar. Please contact us directly for more information
SuperHost
Luxury Event and Wedding Venue in Downtown Chicago
  • $600/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This is a luxury event space for rent that inspires creativity. A blank canvas that can easily be transformed to match your creative vision. White brick walls and columns surround a contemporary glass staircase. The perfect event space to rent for weddings, fundraisers, fashion shows, baby showers, bridal showers, film production, photo shoots, product launches, holiday parties, bar and bat mitzvah celebration, corporate meetings, private dinners, cocktail reception, ceremony, experiential marketing events, pop-up's, and more!
SuperHost
Urban recreational cooking school in Chicago
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
The space is a spacious modern recreational cooking school. It is perfect for pop-up dinners, corporate parties and meetings and birthday/bachelor/bachelorette/ rehearsal dinner parties. It has a huge "residential-like" modern kitchen with prep tables and then a charming dining area complete with casual dining booths, a small stage and an attached retail space. It is conveniently located in lakeview/wrigleville/boystown two blocks from Wrigley Field on the corner of Addison & Broadway. Extremely easy to get to via public transportation/car and walking distance from Wrigley Field and Boystown. We can also work with you to do a private cooking party for your guests. Or you can hire our chefs, bartenders, servers or our other vendors such as Karaoke hosts, Trivia Hosts, Photo Booths, Dancing Instructors, Artists, Cooking Teachers to put on your event. Please inquire about our offerings. You can put a cocktail party on for up to 45 guests standing or a seated event for about 35 (more if you rent additional tables). The space has a fully usable kitchen for a chef to create an amazing pop-up dinner and the kitchen is fully stocked with a myriad of cooking utensils as we are a the "party school" of cooking classes at heart. Please note there are higher minimums for Friday and Saturday nights. Please email us to check for those minimums. -There is no smoking permitted in the space. -We do not allow BYOB, but we have a store that sells wine & beer. -Pets are not permitted in the space. All ages are allowed in the space
SuperHost
Awesome Event Space for Your Parties in Chicago
  • $180/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Our 2,500 square foot venue offers the perfect setting to host small-mid size party and events. Located in the heart of lake view area in Chicago with New Orleans fun and cozy vibe. The string lights, Mardi Gras decoration, and hanging beads express the theme of celebrating. In addition to the lively set up of the place, Karaoke can bring another fun touch to your experience. Features: -capacity: 85 -10 TVs all around -karaoke -full bar -full kitchen -wifi -brick wall -table & bar seating -located in the heart of Wrigley
SuperHost
The Mural Room in Chicago
  • $690/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Looking to bring a Hollywood vibe to your next party? Guests will be transported to an Art Deco setting that exemplifies the mood and flare of the early 1900s with a distinct modern twist including velvet channel booths, gold light fixtures, modular furniture layouts. The full restaurant buyout includes mural room with bar height tables & stools, plush & variable seating in the dining room layout and full bar – perfect for a wedding reception or corporate gathering.
SuperHost
Art Deco Bar in Chicago
  • $540/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Looking to bring a Hollywood vibe to your next party? Guests will be transported to an Art Deco setting that exemplifies the mood and flare of the early 1900s with a distinct modern twist including velvet channel booths, gold light fixtures, modular furniture layouts. The full restaurant buyout includes mural room with bar height tables & stools, plush & variable seating in the dining room layout and full bar – perfect for a wedding reception or corporate gathering.
SuperHost
Colorful space with lake views
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Lilac walls with purple and blue velvet furniture bring life to the space as natural sunlight shines through floor to ceiling windows that make up the walls. The clean look of the space is beaten by nature as the lake glistens next to the greenery of the Jackson Park golf course. Whether you’re on the couch or the balcony, the view is the energy needed for your day. The rest is up to you.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the price range for Engagement Party venues in Chicago, IL?

The price differs based on the length of rental, but majorly 1-hour booking will be in the range of $50 to $1000

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About Chicago

As the third largest city in the United States and the largest in the state of Illinois, Chicago is a big city. It's also known as the “the Windy City," as well, as the coastal wind from nearby Lake Michigan paired with it's cold northern climate made it pretty breezy in the fall and winter months. Its international airport, O’Hare, is one of the busiest in the world and the city is a center for transportation. And, last but not least, Chicago’s cityscape is made full of skyscrapers, attractions, museums, restaurants, cafes and more. It also has plenty of great outdoor space - including nearby parks and beaches - as well.

Because of its opportunity, size, and many attractions, Chicago is a popular place to host events, including weddings and engagement parties. The city has a lot to offer in terms of both venue options and engagement party services, making it an ideal location for such an event.

  • Interesting Fact:
    Despite its cold weather, Chicago is home to 25 different beaches.

Engagement Party Options in Chicago

Chicago has a number of event vendors and companies to help with every step of the planning process for your engagement party. From booze to busses, you can count on Chicago to manage the details of your engagement party.

  • Catering:
    Homestyle fare or five-star gourmet, Chicago has whatever you need to keep guests fed at your engagement party. Trust a local Chicago catering company for the centerpiece of the party: the food.

  • Alcohol:
    Maybe you’re having a low-key wine-and-dine night or a wild celebration complete with fun shots and local brews. Whatever alcohol you need to complete the party, Chicago’s alcohol distribution companies can deliver.

  • Florists:
    Flowers are a fun way to add gorgeous decor to your engagement party, and Chicago has no shortage of florists to provide. Brighten up the gloomy weather of Chicago with intricate arrangements, take-home decor, and floral details to liven up the room.

  • Transportation:
    Chicago has an international airport in its vicinity fit to bring in guests from all over the globe. The city also has public transit available to get around the city and to the party venue.

  • Equipment rental:
    Whether you need a state-of-the-art projection system, audio-visual equipment, or a bunch of tables and chairs, Chicago’s equipment rental companies can provide everything you need for your perfect party.

  • Photography:
    There are many quality photographers based in the Chicago area ready to help you commemorate every moment of your engagement party. From candid shots to styled photos, Chicago photographers will ensure that not a minute is forgotten.

Party Planning Companies in Chicago

Chicago isn't only home to tall buildings, great restaurants, and public art pieces. It's also home to many party planning companies with the unique expertise to help you make your engagement party the best it can possibly be.

  • Bliss Events Chicago:
    This award-winning full-service destination event design and planning team has over 20 years of experience in the party planning industry, and specializes in ‘timeless’ event design, styling, and production.

  • Eventure:
    Owned by Debbie Tucker, a veteran event and wedding planner with over 30 years of experience, this business has successfully planned many different types of engagement parties in the Chicago area.

  • NSWE Events:
    Known for their attention to detail, this party planning has over a decade of experience in customized special event and wedding design and management.

  • Tracy Fisher Events:
    Tracey Fisher Events has over 25 years of experience planning parties from colorful gender reveals to fun-filled bridal showers and engagement parties. Hire them to create a personalized engagement party that is the epitome of style and elegance.

Pros and Cons of Engagement Parties in Chicago

Chicago’s opportunity and access makes it a great place to host parties and events, especially engagement parties. Unfortunately, there are some disadvantages to work around.

Advantages:

  • Access:
    Chicago’s international airport makes it easy to get to the city from anywhere.

  • Opportunity:
    There is an abundance of options when it comes to party planning in Chicago.

  • Transportation:
    The city’s public transit can help get you to the venue and around the area.

  • Venue choice:
    Chicago has a great number and vast diversity of venue types to choose from.

  • Attractions:
    The city is full of museums, public art attractions, and restaurants to keep you busy while visiting there.

Disadvantages:

  • Weather:
    In the winter, Chicago can be quite literally freezing. It’s best to book events here during the summer months to avoid inclement weather.

  • Traffic:
    Like any big city, Chicago has traffic, especially during rush hours.

  • Cost:
    The city’s prime location and many opportunities can drive the price up for hosting events like an engagement party.

  • Crime:
    Chicago is known for its crime rates especially in inner-city areas. Keep in mind neighborhood choice when picking a place to host your party.

  • Parking:
    The city’s size and design can make it difficult to find parking at venues and attractions alike.

Famous Engagement Party Locations in Chicago

Like the city itself, Chicago has a lot of diverse attractions to visit, take photos, and draw inspiration for your engagement party. You can emulate the feel of some of these locations at your engagement party or take pre-celebration photos at their sites.

  • Art Institute of Chicago:
    Take a pre-party stroll through the galleries or take the Institute to your engagement party by booking the event at a gallery-style loft.

  • Millennium Park:
    Take photos with “the Bean” and enjoy some fresh air at Chicago’s most well-known park in the heart of the city.

  • Navy Pier:
    To feel like you’re walking along Chicago’s most famous pier at your engagement party, you can book at Adeline’s Sea Moose, a private yacht.

  • Buckingham Fountain:
    Take group photos with a great fountain background and enjoy Chicago’s outdoors at Buckingham Fountain.