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Conference Room in the heart of Wicker Park
From $50/hr
Conference Room in the heart of Wicker Park
Chicago, IL
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We offer private, boutique office space for small business owners, freelancers, students, therapists, and more. Need a conference room for a day or an office for a month? These offices are located in quiet, private boutique space located in the historic building with beautiful views of the Chicago skyline and steps away from the best restaurants in Chicago.
From $65/hr
Intimate Luxury Event Space!
Chicago, IL
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Intimate Luxury space with killer acoustics!
From $125/hr
Sun-Filled Gourmet Kitchen in Wicker Park
Chicago, IL
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This beautiful open concept kitchen is perfect for a fancy cocktail party, corporate meeting, craft or book club, dinner party, cooking demonstration class, or food photoshoot. This space comes fully equipped with a chef's kitchen, large farm table, marble island and open concept entertainment space complete with city views of the Blue Line El. Our space provides seating for 20 and can hold up to 40 people. The space is housed within a newly renovated, boutique hotel located in Wicker Park just one block away from fabulous restaurants, shops, cafes, and nightlife. We have a loading zone in front of the property and free on-street residential parking until 5pm.
From $115/hr
Lincoln Park Hidden Oasis Patio and Cafe
Chicago, IL
Magical outdoor oasis in the middle of Lincoln Park. Visited by Julia Child when it was the legendary Edith’s Barbeque, known across Chicago for their famous smoked ribs and renowned BBQ sauce. Today space houses in this Cafe, a 100% vegan cafe serving smoothies, protein shakes, and açaí bowls. Located in the Ranch Triangle, our space is truly a hidden oasis on the bustling Clybourn Avenue, between North Avenue and Armitage. Surrounded by local boutiques, restaurants, and residential housing, our space is centrally located with easy parking options and close proximity to the Armitage and North Ave “EL” stops. Outdoor patio seating up to 40 guests. Flexible seating arrangements. Indoor seating accommodates an additional 30 guests. Indoor bathroom. Available for holiday and evening bookings and all day Tuesdays. Ability to have catered food/drinks/snacks from the Cafe or BYOB all-natural frozen boozy pitchers (Margaritas, Mojitos, Piña Coladas, Daiquiris, etc). Perfect as an outdoor meeting space during COVID-19. Great for work meetings and conferences or birthdays, reunions of family/friends, or private events! ***During business hours (11-7) only the outdoor patio will be privately reserved. The indoor cafe will be open as well but we will also be open for customers.
From $1000/hr
Bar and Restaurant Buyout
Chicago, IL
Wide and spacious Bar, Restaurant, Brewery Buyout is perfect for any occasions! With barrels, domes, wall arts and more to take lots of memorable photos from. ***Please message the host for custom pricing- may vary depending on the day/ week/ time of the year.
From $2500/hr
Beer and Brewery Outdoor Patio
Chicago, IL
This Beer and Brewery Outdoor Patio has a lot of space for social distancing. With super cool and magnificent wall arts perfect for selfies and even photoshoots. ***Please message the host for custom pricing- may vary depending on the day/ week/ time of the year.
From $75/hr
Charming Yoga & Modern Dance Studio
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.

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What is the price range for Event spaces 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 $2500

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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.