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SuperHost
Charming Yoga & Modern Dance Studio
  • $75/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (6)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
We have a boutique event rental space located in Old-Town Triangle/ Lincoln Park Chicago. It can be used for personal trainers, personally taught class rentals, many people use it for pre-bachelorette parties, kids fitness events, photoshoots, and more.
SuperHost
Logan Square Loft Style Splendor
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (10)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Newly renovated loft style space with exposed brick walls, beautiful high ceilings plenty of natural light. This space is great for any type event from weddings, birthdays, social events to corporate events/ meetings. Our space does come with tables and chairs. Let us help book your next event!
SuperHost
Small Conference Room with Brick Walls
  • $59/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (6)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
The Venue is a historic building in the South Loop of Chicago. It features original brick walls and our recent renovation was designed by Gensler Design. Overflow features high ceilings with exposed beams and brick. The design is inspired by the rich history of our building which was once owned by VeeJay Records, at one point the largest Black-owned record label in the world. The space is perfect for music nights, art shows, networking events, and book signings. The event space can fit up to 80 people. Mox.E Coworking, on the 2nd floor, features an event space for up to 70 people, depending on the configuration of the event. There are more business-related amenities in this space, so if your event needs TV projection screens, video conferencing technology, or meeting space options, this area would work well for you. Mox.E is perfect for workshops, conferences, networking, fundraising functions, and board meetings. Our feature conference room overlooks Michigan Avenue and has floor-to-ceiling glass walls (front and street level) with 15 foot ceilings. The table is custom-made and hand carved by Chicago Fire Furniture, and Black-owned custom wood shop. Their custom woodwork is also featured in our coffee shop. We also have 2 small conference rooms available. In addition, the building has 2 kitchens, an elevator, small private offices and meeting rooms, and a Mother's Room.
SuperHost
Classic Chicago Versatile Venue
  • $275/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (12)
  • 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
STUDIO 2 - Yoga | Meditation | Small Events | Photoshoot
  • $36/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (2)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Open for rentals for yoga, meditation, meetings, photoshoot, filming, and more for small group of people. Stuido room 1 can accommodate 20 guests if without equipment. With AC, wifi, and street parking available.
SuperHost
Spacious & Modern Event Space with Sleeping Loft
  • $79/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (19)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Bright, modern space with 15' ceilings and a full kitchen. Bright, spacious, and open. There are two bedrooms and a bath on the mezzanine level if you'd like to book it for an overnight stay in addition to your event. It's great for smaller (60 people or less) events and special occasions. Parking is usually available on Ashland in front of the building, if not you can park on the curb cut between the street and sidewalk; it's next to the garage. See the last picture for a map. There are 10 chairs in addition to the couch. We have an extra folding table and extra chairs if needed, and many people bring more. The pool table can easily be converted to a table as well. Optional add-ons include the promotion of your event using our exterior digital sign ($75.00/day), access to dart board ($25.00), or even an overnight stay in our newly remodeled sleeping accommodations on the mezzanine level. Overnight stay if you've booked an event: $275/night. If you'd like this option you'll need to book the space until midnight and let us know you'd like to spend the night. Check-out is usually10 am the next day. Loud music and smoking tobacco are strictly prohibited at this property. Other than that, as long as you leave the place as you found it, you can use the space as you wish. We collect a $600 security deposit up front that will be returned as long as there's no damage or lingering smells (like cigarette smoke).
SuperHost
Wine Cellar
  • $1765/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This venue features Hand Painted Italian Vineyards by a local artist.
SuperHost
Industrial Open Space Warehouse
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Located minutes away from the beautiful Garfield park our 10,000 square foot rustic high ceiling warehouse is the best choice for your next creative endeavor. The large paneled windows leak in tons of bright natural light from multiple directions, illuminating the true skin of the area and giving life to the subjects within, all while showing you the perfect view of downtown Chicago. The space is versatile enough to be used for a photoshoot during the daytime to a full on film set by the time the sun dusks! Our space has all the equipment you can need to execute the highest quality photo/video productions. For your photography/film needs we provide an array of 8 foot wide paper backdrops in colors of your choice, studio grade lighting systems, reflectors, private changing rooms, clothing racks for the garments, industrial fans, and multiple different textured backgrounds and locations to choose from. Our brick cultured space provides security services if needed, storage facilities, private restrooms, Wi-Fi, on site parking, and centralized heating if the weather gets too brisk. ••• Starting this summer we will be fully renovating the space for events such as weddings, cocktail parties, art galleries, music releases, corporate events, or a vibrant party with your closest friends. Our space is sure to be the WOW factor when planning your next gala. The best part is due to the heavily insulated walls and fortified structure there is no noise pollution into the streets, making it fully soundproof. So you are free to enjoy your night to the full capacity it deserves without the fear of neighborly complaints.
SuperHost
Universal Cozy Space
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
is a business licensed with City of Chicago, Department of Business Affairs and Consumer Protection (BACP).We are located on the corner of 75th & Ridgeland 2 blocks East of Stony Island. A good Space for events and productions.
SuperHost
Cracow Room
  • $1765/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This venue features Fireplace, Chandeliers, Brick Backdrop Wall, Hardwood Flooring.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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The price differs based on the length of rental, but majorly 1-hour booking will be in the range of $36 to $1765

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About Chicago

Chicago, Illinois, is a stunning city in the heart of the Midwest. On the western shores of Lake Michigan, this sprawling metropolis is a blend of industry, commerce, and culture. Chicago is one of the most populated cities in the United States and features world-class restaurants, diverse lodging options, and dozens of attractions. Its infrastructure and big-city atmosphere make it an excellent place to host an event.

When you plan an event in Chicago, consider the climate. Weather can be volatile in this lakeside city, with frigid winters, blustery springs, and scorching summers. Most event venues in Chicago are indoors, but if you’re planning an outdoor gathering, keep an eye on the forecast.

During your downtime in the Windy City, you can stroll the shores of Lake Michigan, visit cultural hotspots like the renowned Art Institute of Chicago or the Museum of Science and Industry, or relax in a downtown bar. This urban oasis doesn’t disappoint.

Event Options in Chicago

Coordinate a fantastic gathering by hiring Chicago event vendors to help with all of the details.

  • Caterers
    Tri-Star Catering has been serving the Chicago area since 1992. They are veterans in the catering arena and offer menus that can be customized to accommodate your event and guests.

    Boka Catering Group is an award-winning Chicago caterer that specializes in creating unique event fare. The company can create menus based on dietary needs, event themes, and other host preferences and offers options for gatherings of all sizes.
  • Transportation
    Performance Livery offers top-notch private transportation in Chicago. Your guests can easily coordinate rides and arrive on time (and in style) to your event space.

    Elite Chicago Limo provides you and your guests with high-class transportation to and from your event. No matter where you need to go, Elite Chicago Limo can get you there.
  • Equipment Rental
    House of Rental offers everything you need for your Chicago event space. From chairs and barstools to kid-friendly inflatables, House of Rental has you covered.

    Tablescapes Event Rentals offers a wide variety of rental gear sure to match your needs and theme. Customize your selections or opt for an event package that includes all the party basics like table linens, dinnerware, and folding chairs.

Event Planners in Chicago

Enlist the help of one of Chicago’s event planners to take the guesswork out of planning your gathering.

  • Paulette Wolf Events
    This Chicago event planner offers full-service planning for commercial and social events. They can help you execute your dream event with the help of the city’s best vendors.

  • Shannon Gail
    This boutique event coordinator specializes in weddings and corporate gatherings. Shannon Gail has created stylish, unforgettable events for companies and has been featured on popular event and wedding sites like Style Me Pretty and The Knot.
  • LK Events
    LK Events plans corporate and social events as well as weddings and elopements. They help their clients turn Chicago event spaces into stylish settings that will keep guests talking for years.

Pros and Cons of Events in Chicago

Before you settle on a Chicago event space, consider the pros and cons of hosting a gathering in the city.

Advantages

  • Event venue variety
    There are lots of beautiful and unique event spaces in Chicago.

  • Tons of attractions
    The city is home to fun excursions and interesting attractions for guests to enjoy.

  • Gorgeous weather (sometimes)
    The spring, early summer, and early fall temperatures are comfortable, ideal for outdoor gatherings.

  • Lodging options
    Chicago hotel and accommodation options are abundant. Event attendees should have no trouble finding a place to stay here.

  • Vendor choices
    Chicago’s home to an array of event professionals who can help you execute an excellent party, meeting, or corporate event.

Disadvantages

  • High living costs
    Products and services in Chicago can get pricey.

  • Harsh winter climate
    Winter weather is frigid and snowy. If you’re planning an event in Chicago during the winter, prepare for potential travel delays and less-than-ideal outdoor conditions.

  • Crime
    Some parts of the city have high crime rates.

  • High demand for event spaces and services
    Chicago’s a great place for party and venues and vendors are in high demand. It’s best to plan your gathering well in advance.

  • Traffic
    Chicago highways can get quite congested, especially during rush hours. Consider coordinating transportation during off-peak travel times or plan for delays.

Famous Event Locations in Chicago

Chicago is packed with attractions, excellent eateries, and breathtaking scenery. Don’t miss these Chicago sights while you’re here.

  • 360 Chicago Observation Deck
    This stunning structure towers 1,000 feet above downtown Chicago, offering unmatched views of Lake Michigan, the city skyline, and the lakeshore. Stop by before your event to scope out the city’s best features. Want to be surrounded by these fabulous views during your gathering? Host your event in a penthouse near Lincoln Park, and you’ll be amid Chicago skyscrapers and the city’s bustling streets.

  • Chicago Riverwalk
    The Chicago Riverwalk runs along the Chicago River through the city’s downtown. The spectacular outdoor space starts near Lakeshore Drive and weaves along the river’s edge to Lake Michigan. Shops, pubs, and historical sites line the path, and rental kayaks are available. Stroll along this walkway after your event or set aside an afternoon to explore it. Secure a high-ceiling event space in River West, and you’ll be within easy walking distance of this Chicago attraction.

  • Wrigley Field
    This historic ballfield is a must-see for sports fans visiting Chicago. Take a guided tour, stop for pics near the entrance, or carve out some time on your itinerary for a Cubs game.

Whether it’s a birthday bash, a family reunion, or a business gathering, the Windy City’s a fantastic place for a party. Start searching for event space in Chicago today.