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Rear Dining Room in Teatime Restaurant
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Classic Chicago Versatile Venue
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Historical Mansion Turned Museum in Chicago
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Former Mid-Century School Reimagined
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Urban Artistic Loft
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Elegant Bucktown Studio Bar and Event Space
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What people are saying about Prom on Giggster

Edwina T.
$ 1750
5 hours
60 people
2 months ago
The service, space , and owners were awesome! Thank you to Bill and their special helper!!!
Celeste W.
$ 400
4 hours
20 people
5 months ago
Aileen and Jose, along with their team was amazing. I am thankful for their level of professionalism and ensuring a successful event. My family and friends really enjoyed the environment along with everyone who they came in contact with. Thank you.
Matt G.
$ 400
1 hours
5 people
6 months ago
It was perfect! I proposed to my girlfriend and the host, Anko, was so unbelievably helpful and accommodating. I couldn't have asked for a better experience!
$ 400
5 hours
25 people
9 months ago
Rented the place for my daughter’s Quince. We love the space…perfect for our party size and location! The amenities, decor and staff are outstanding. My guests were impressed…bar tender made excellent cocktails. There’s a special mock tail/cocktail designed for the birthday girl, which tasted delicious! Overall fantastic experience!

Frequently Asked Questions about Prom 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 Prom venues are available in Chicago?
Right now, there are 302 Prom venues 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 $333 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 Prom venues 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 $200 to $400.
Which Prom venues 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

Nicknamed "Windy City," Chicago is a vibrant city with a long and celebrated history. Founded in 1837, Chicago was originally a small trading post at the mouth of the Chicago River, built to support the growing population of settlers from Eastern states looking for new opportunities in what would become the Midwest.

By the early 1850s, Chicago's population had grown exponentially due to its strategic location as an efficient transportation hub and abundant natural resources. It soon became an important center of business and industry, mainly because it was located on Lake Michigan and connected to other major cities via canals. This sparked an incredible development boom that helped transform Chicago into one of America's most iconic cities.

In Chicago, modern-day proms are a must. They usually take place in swanky ballrooms and banquet halls of downtown hotels with dining options, DJs blasting the latest hits, and lots of dancing. For those looking for something more intimate, there’s always Navy Pier with its Ferris wheel rides or a relaxing dinner cruise along Lake Michigan’s shoreline, offering sweeping views of the downtown skyline.

No matter where they choose to go, prom attendees will be sure to make memories that last far beyond their high school days when they experience all that Chicagoland has to offer as they plan their night out on the town!

Prom Options in Chicago

  • Artist
    Hiring an artist may be the perfect solution for those looking to add a touch of creativity to their prom venue. Chicago is home to several talented artists who can help transform your space into something extraordinary for the big night. Whether you're looking for someone to paint a mural or create a live art installation, there are plenty of options.

  • Bakery
    No prom is complete without a delicious selection of sweets! Bakeries in Chicago take pride in their imaginative and talented pastry chefs that can help make your vision a reality. From custom-designed cakes to creative cupcake displays, prom attendees will undoubtedly be impressed.

  • Balloons
    Balloons are a classic way to add flair to your prom venue, and specialized companies in Chicago can help you get the perfect look. From simple balloon arches to elaborate displays, you'll be able to find something that fits your vision. Choose a color and meet with the balloon creator for a brainstorming session.

Prom Venues Vendors in Chicago

  • An Event Less Ordinary
    An Event Less Ordinary is a premier event planning and coordination company that offers clients a unique and highly personalized service. With over a decade of experience, Amy and Carolyn, the founders of AELO, have built an impressive reputation for bringing their clients' visions to life. Whether you're planning a wedding, birthday party, corporate event, or other special occasions, you can trust that AELO Consultants will provide you with unparalleled expertise and professionalism every step of the way. They will take on all aspects of your special day, from conception to execution, with skill and enthusiasm.

  • BAL Chicago Limo Service
    BAL Chicago Limo Service can provide several expert limousine services to make your life easier. They're here to assist you with any transportation need, whether it's an airport transfer, wedding transport, or simply wanting to go out in style, such as to the prom. Their luxury cars are sure to amaze you, and their experienced drivers guarantee you get there on time and safely. They’ve been in business since 2011.

  • La Chic Boutique
    Dozens of prom dress designs and evening wear are available at La Chic Boutique in Chicago. Names like Lara Design, Cassandra Stone, Portia & Scarlett, and many more provide dresses to suit every style. When organizing the prom and sending out invitations, this boutique will no doubt be on the list of prom dress shoppers. Renting tuxedos and making custom dresses are two of their personalized services.

Pros and Cons of Prom Parties in Chicago

The city of Chicago is known for its vibrant nightlife and exciting events. Prom parties in Chicago offer a unique experience that can be enjoyed by all ages, making them an ideal choice for adults and teens alike. Below are some of the pros and cons of having a prom party in Chicago that should be considered before deciding on this event.


  • Chicago boasts an array of traditional and unique venues ideal for a memorable prom night, from nightclubs to ballrooms, to accommodate any budget or size of the group.

  • Many great restaurants, bars, and attractions nearby provide additional entertainment options for guests before or after the event.

  • The weather in Chicago during the summer months provides an ideal environment for outdoor activities such as barbecues or beach trips that can add another dimension to your prom celebration.

  • With its proximity to other major cities like Milwaukee and Indianapolis, you can access even more venues and activities if you feel like expanding your search beyond Chicago’s limits.

  • Many hotels around Chicago offer discounted rates for groups attending a prom party, so you can save money by booking a room nearby instead of driving back home afterward.


  • With so many people out celebrating on prom night, it is essential to be aware of safety concerns while traveling around town and at the venue itself.

  • Because proms tend to draw large crowds, traffic can become congested throughout the city, making it difficult to get from place to place quickly.

  • Depending on where you choose for your venue, parking may be limited or expensive.

  • Due to their popularity, finding an open date at popular venues can often be tricky.

Tips on How to Organize Prom Parties in Chicago

Planning a prom party in Chicago can be an exciting and daunting task. With so many things to consider, it can be easy to get overwhelmed. However, with the proper guidance and tips, you can plan your perfect prom party in Chicago! Here are some valuable tips on how to organize prom parties in Chicago:

  • Start planning early: Planning early is the key to throwing a successful prom party. This way, you will have enough time to think about the details and ensure everything is executed according to plan. Additionally, it’s essential to research venues and caterers ahead of time so that you don’t miss out on great deals or discounts.

  • Choose your theme carefully: Choosing a theme for your prom party is a great way to set the tone for the entire evening. When choosing a theme, make sure it reflects the personalities of all guests attending and your tastes. From art deco-inspired themes to more modern ones like “A Night Under the Stars,” plenty of options will make your prom unique and memorable!

  • Plan the menu with guests in mind: One of the most important aspects of any prom party is food! When deciding what type of food should be served at your party, consider different dietary restrictions that may be present among guests, such as vegetarians or vegans (or those who suffer from allergies).

  • Get creative with decorations: Prom night should be an unforgettable experience - so why not add some creative decorations? From custom-printed banners with initials and messages on them (which make great keepsakes) to festive LED lights hung around the room, there are many possibilities when decorating your venue!

  • Hire an experienced planner: If you're feeling overwhelmed with all that needs to be done before your big day arrives, why not hire an experienced event planner? It could be just what you need to take some pressure off yourself while still ensuring that everything runs smoothly on the prom night.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Maggie Daley Park
    Maggie Daley Park is a must-visit public park in downtown Chicago. It's a lovely destination for the young and young at heart, offering numerous adventures, including wall climbing, ice skating, or spending a relaxing afternoon at one of the park's gardens. There are also areas throughout Maggie Daley Park where you can enjoy a picnic or play with your little one.

  • Magnificent Mile
    Magnificent Mile is a shopping district with terrific shops to browse and famous landmarks to spot as you wander along Michigan Avenue. Stop at a mall, stay in a luxury hotel, and visit a specialty boutique. Look for the John Hancock Center or the Wrigley Building, an impressive skyscraper from the 1920s.

  • Navy Pier
    There is always something going on at Navy Pier. Dine in style, shop at unique places, and have fun at the various attractions. Take a ride on the Centennial Wheel or brave the Drop Tower. Admire the skyline of Chicago via a sightseeing cruise. Rent a bike and see the city from a different angle. The list goes on and on at Chicago’s Navy Pier.