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Top Function spaces in Chicago, IL

Church Classroom for Meetings & Gatherings
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Fully Functional Auto Shop
  • $200/hr
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Beautiful Spacious Building for Intimate Events
  • $80/hr
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Turnkey Meeting/Training Space in Chicago
  • $81/hr
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Vibrantly Elegant Studio in Chicago
  • $130/hr
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  • 5.0 (1)
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Small Conference Room with Brick Walls
  • $80/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (6)
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What people are saying about Function on Giggster

Savanna E.
$ 720
4 hours
60 people
8 days ago
Great space for a band! They were very communicative even when something went wrong with our listing! Would recommend anyone looking for a space!
Courtney C.
$ 666
3 hours
15 people
4 months ago
Wonderful space and Molly was extremely accommodating. Would love to use the facility again.
Steve D.
$ 2220
10 hours
15 people
5 months ago
What a great place to shoot. Everyone at the shop was terrific to work with and so accommodating. The space itself is wonderful with so much texture and plenty of room to move. Can't wait to come back.
Ehsan K.
$ 1530
17 hours
15 people
9 months ago
We reserved this space for two days for a company meeting. The staff were super helpful and accommodating to every need we had from the beginning. Their response time was excellent and during our event, they helped us set up the cameras for the people who wanted to join us remotely.

Frequently Asked Questions about Function venues

Do I need my own production or event insurance in Chicago?
Yes. All renters are required to carry Comprehensive Liability and Property Damage insurance with liability coverage of no less than $1,000,000.
What protection plans are available for bookings in Chicago on Giggster?
Giggster offers Damage Protection coverage that you can add to a booking at checkout. Learn more about Giggster's Damage Protection coverage.
What types of locations can I book in Chicago?
You can choose from 42 types! Just search for locations in Chicago at, then click 'Filters' to look for something specific.
How many Function spaces are available in Chicago?
Right now, there are 294 Function spaces available in Chicago.
What payment methods does Giggster accept for Chicago bookings?
You can pay for your booking with a credit card, or with ACH or wire transfer for bookings over $4k.
What is the cancellation policy for Chicago guests on Giggster?
Refund options vary, based on when the booking is canceled. Learn more about Giggster's cancellation and refund policy.
What are the cleaning and safety policies for Chicago locations on Giggster?
Now more than ever, your health and safety is our number one priority. We've outlined specific health and safety requirements for both hosts and guests. Learn more about Giggster's COVID-19 Health & Safety Measures.
What locations available near Chicago?
You'll find up to 42 different types of locations in Chicago. Just start a search at and narrow things down with the 'Filter' option.
Is there an extra cost to add more attendees to my Chicago booking?
Yes. Pricing tiers are based on group size. For example, if you booked a space for a group of 1-5 for $30/hr, the price per person is $6/hr. Each additional person would increase the rate by $6/hr.
How much are average location rentals in Chicago?
Rental rates vary with the type and features of the location, but the average rate in Chicago is $334 per hour.
Why should I choose Giggster over other platforms offering rentals in Chicago?
Giggster's got your back — and we know our stuff. Our Customer Support team is knowledgeable and accessible, we offer white glove Concierge service to help you find the perfect location, and we're experts on the unique needs of production teams.
What is the price range for Function spaces in Chicago, IL?
Booking prices vary with the property type, features, and rental length, but generally a 1-hour booking will be in the range of $80 to $1245.
Which Function spaces are most popular in Chicago, IL in 2023?
How do I book a Chicago location on Giggster?
When you find the right venue, you can connect with the host to get additional info and work out the details. Once everything is all set, you can book and pay for the location in a couple of clicks. Learn more about booking locations.
How do I cancel a Chicago reservation request?
You can contact our team to request a cancellation. Learn more about our cancellation policy.

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About Chicago

Chicago is the most populated area in the state of Illinois with over 2.7 million people calling it home. It’s an intriguing city, from the people who live and work here down to the activities that are available for you to partake in.

For those who love the outdoors, the city sits right on the shores of Lake Michigan. While that opens opportunities for a ton of summer activities, there are also various parks and hiking trails. The city is also well known for its rich history which can now be found in its numerous museums and galleries.

This bustling destination has all the facilities for hosting a gathering, be it social or work-related. For this reason and more, a function space in Chicago is an ideal location.

Function Space Options in Chicago

No matter the type of gathering, you’ll need to make a list of must-do’s. Calling a caterer and arranging sound equipment could top the list.

  • Catering
    Chicago is known for its food scene. With a wide range of menus as well as attention to the preferences of you and your guests, Chicago’s catering is on a whole new level.

  • Decoration
    By hiring local florists and design experts for your function space venue in Chicago, you can achieve the right mood for your event which can help everyone settle in better.

  • Equipment Rental
    Not all venues in Chicago provide you with the needed equipment, such as sound systems for guest speakers. Compile a list of what you feel your function requires and work on putting the supplies together.

  • Entertainment
    Keep everyone entertained by hiring local talent for your function space venue in Chicago. Depending on your function, a DJ, a comedian, or even a live band can help make the event memorable and fun.

  • Event Planner
    With the help of an experienced event planner, organizing a big event can go smoothly. There are plenty of skilled planners and coordinators in Chicago to choose from, ready to assist. Planners can arrange the schedule, coordinate vendors and book things like food and decor.

Function Space Companies in Chicago

Chicago is a big city filled with new and rising talent. With that, you are sure to find the help you need whether it's for equipment rental, event planning, catering and more.

  • Jewell Events Catering
    For over 50 years Jewell Events Catering has been serving the Chicago area. With menus that can be outfitted to each client’s preferences, be it vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, or more, Jewell Events Catering makes sure to go the extra mile with their presentation. Their services are offered for all occasions whether it’s a social event, a corporate one or even a special event that needs more preparation and planning.

  • Ode A La Rose
    Ode A La Rose is a premium florist company in Chicago with over 10 years in the industry. All floral arrangements are guaranteed to be delivered fresh and on the same day. With a touch of classic French class, each floral arrangement no matter the occasion is sure to be carefully crafted by expert and caring hands. One thing is sure, Ode A La Rose works closely with their clients to ensure that their arrangements fit along with the theme and preferences of their customers.

  • Tablescapes Chicago - Event Rentals
    Tablescapes Chicago abides by 5 main guarantees, quality, on-time, accurate, professional, and experiential. With these core principles driving their workforce, Tablescapes Chicago – Event Rentals is sure to provide you with quality furniture from their extensive collection. The company has a capable workforce that ensures that any of its rented equipment is up to date and is still upholding its standard of quality. Professionals are assigned by Tablescapes to ensure that everything from the setup to the takedown of the equipment is done flawlessly and without any hassles.

Pros and Cons of Function Spaces in Chicago

While planning for the function is a part of the process, finding the right venue is just as important. Like all places, Chicago has its pros and cons that need to be navigated.


  • Diversity
    With Chicago being a big city, there's no doubt that you’ll find all sorts of people and cultures within it. Lucky for you, this diversity extends to the food, the art and the history that makes this city so authentic.

  • Public transportation
    Chicago is home to one of the best public transportation systems in the country. Their public transportation system is effective, and it gets you to where you need to be on time.

  • Activity
    Chicago has an abundance of activities sure to keep you preoccupied. Lake Michigan is one example of an outdoor destination that offers both a relaxing day in the sun or a fun time in the water.


  • Traffic
    Unfortunately, with a big city comes a lot of traffic, and Chicago’s traffic is notorious for being busy and congested. Be prepared to sit in your car and wait in traffic.

  • Winter
    While the summer can be tolerable with its heat and humidity, it's the winter that you should be wary of. Chicago winters are brutal, with minus degree temperatures as well as harsh winds that can affect outdoor activities and events.

  • Cost of living
    Having access to a lot of amenities is great but it comes with a price. The cost of living in Chicago is higher compared to that of other cities and that goes for most of the goods and services in the city.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Lincoln Park Zoo
    The Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the more affordable yet enjoyable activities in the city. Home to about 200 species of animals from all over the world, you can visit them and even take part in the available interactive exhibitions.

  • Museum of Science and Industry
    Home to about 35,000 artifacts and interactive exhibitions, the Museum of Science and Industry pays tribute to the city's growth over the years. It's the ideal place for those who are curious and enjoy the complexities of machines and science with a dash of history.

  • Chicago Riverwalk
    The Chicago Riverwalk is the perfect place to just walk around and enjoy the city. As it's right next to the river, there are plenty of opportunities to go on a boat tour to explore more of the city or go kayaking in the river.