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Top Studio spaces in Chicago, IL

Creative Warehouse Space
  • $125/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (8)
  • 8
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Chicago, IL
STUDIO 2 - Yoga | Meditation | Small Events | Photoshoot
  • $36/hr
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  • 5.0 (28)
  • 28
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Chicago, IL
New Space | Tables & Chairs Included | Free Hour
  • $85/hr
  • New
  • 4.9 (35)
  • 35
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  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Chicago, IL
New Modern & Bright Industrial Loft near West Loop
  • $100/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
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  • Responds within a few hours
  • Chicago, IL
STUDIO 1 - Yoga | Meditation | Small Events | Photoshoot
  • $36/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Responds within 1 hr
  • Chicago, IL
Chicago West Loop Event Space
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (4)
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  • Responds within a few hours
  • Chicago, IL

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What people are saying about Studio on Giggster

Tim S.
$ 664
4 hours
15 people
a month ago
This place was perfect! There is plenty of room for activities and places for people to gather. There is a full un-stocked bar with sinks, an ice machine, and refrigerators. There are large speakers that work through Bluetooth so you can play music directly from your devices. And the huge TVs are great for showing games, movies, or presentations. The best part was the host, Annabelle, who was super responsive leading up to the event, and super helpful during. This will be our new annual meeting spot!
Melissa B.
$ 375
5 hours
60 people
2 months ago
It was a great place for my daughters baby shower. It accommodated 50 + guests and was affordable. The tables and chairs were a great addition. The owner was very helpful. Street parking worked out well for my guest. I would use this space again for future parties.
Rose R.
$ 72
2 hours
30 people
2 months ago
Greate Space, Clean. Adina was clear and professional The Room had many features for playing Audio off the speakers and recording/zoom abilities that I did not use this time around but I can see how they will be great for future booking ideas.
Guillermo F.
$ 1064
4 hours
25 people
3 months ago
The venue was amazing! I’m glad I chose this venue for my bachelor party. Annabelle was very attentive and answered all my questions, this will be my place to rent out for future events! And Annabelle was amazing, I appreciate everything you did for me and the crew!

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Frequently Asked Questions about Studio 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 Studio spaces are available in Chicago?
Right now, there are 345 Studio 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 $92 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 Studio 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 $36 to $175.
Which Studio 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 a major city in the United States Midwest, located on Lake Michigan's shore. It is known for its bustling downtown area, warm summers, and vibrant culture, with attractions such as museums, theaters, and many restaurants.

Holding an event in such a large city can be daunting at first. However, Chicago offers many advantages when it comes to hosting events in studio spaces. Numerous studio spaces available to rent or book throughout the city can cater to any event. Most studios have advanced audio and video equipment, making filming and recording smooth and efficient. Many venues also have lighting packages for perfectly illuminating your space without worrying about additional equipment hire or setup fees.

In addition to all these benefits, Chicago offers a wide range of cultural activities you can take advantage of during your event while giving your guests more than just networking opportunities – they get a chance to explore one of America’s great cities! From kayaking on Lake Michigan to exploring The Art Institute or catching a baseball game at Wrigley Field, there truly is something for everyone in Chicago!

Studio Options in Chicago

  • Audio/Visual Equipment Rental
    Audio/visual equipment rental is a great option for organizing a studio space event in Chicago. By renting the necessary equipment, you can ensure you have the best sound and visual quality for your event. This includes microphones, speakers, amplifiers, projectors, screens, lights, and more. Additionally, you can rent out additional equipment, such as staging and furniture, to ensure that your event looks professional and inviting.
  • Photography
    Hiring a photographer for your event is another way to ensure you capture all the special moments of your studio space event in Chicago. The photos will give everyone lasting memories of the day and can be used to promote future events or shared online with friends and family. Professional photographers are experienced in taking posed and candid shots, so there's sure to be plenty of variety to choose from after the event.
  • Decor
    Adding appropriate decor is one of the most important aspects of creating an inviting atmosphere at a studio space event in Chicago. From balloons and streamers to table settings and more, adding some decorations can turn any venue into a beautiful space for hosting an event. You can also use this opportunity to add personal touches by creating custom signage or incorporating elements from your brand or subject matter into the design.

Studio Vendors in Chicago

  • Solo Creations and Company
    Based in Chicago, Solo Creations and Company has been brightening up various events for six years with its one-of-a-kind balloon sculptures, cutouts, and linens. Event planning can be stressful, but with Solo Creations and Company, you can be confident that your decor will be taken care of. The company is owned by Maggie M., who brings her special touch to each event she plans.
  • Eleven04 Productions
    Eleven04 Productions is a Chicago-based equipment rental company founded in 2016 by alumni of Columbia College Chicago. The company strives to provide top-quality professional film and audio equipment at accessible prices for all private and public events. Its innovative pricing system makes it possible to rent high-quality equipment at near industry-standard rates for short periods for the studio event (which may include long and short-term rentals). In addition, the company offers discounts for longer-term rentals.
  • Maypole Studios
    Maypole Studios specialize in studio event photography. Their goal is to provide clients with beautiful, timeless photos that capture the joy and passion of their event. But they also want to ensure clients have a great time getting those photos taken. That's why they take a relaxed and fun approach to their shoots. They want their clients to look back on their experience with them fondly, not just their photos. Hiring a professional is a good idea if you're planning a studio event and looking for a photographer to make you feel comfortable.

Pros and Cons of Studio Events in Chicago

Holding studio events in Chicago is a great way to showcase the city's artistic and creative talent. From educational seminars to movie screenings and networking events, studio spaces have become an essential resource for creatives in Chicago. While they offer many opportunities for collaboration, expression, and promotion, both advantages and disadvantages should be weighed when considering holding such events in the city.


  • There are numerous studio spaces throughout the city, making it easy for event organizers to find venues that suit their needs. Additionally, Chicago's public transportation system makes it relatively simple for guests to get around quickly and safely.

  • Holding studio space events in Chicago also allows event-goers to meet with like-minded individuals and foster collaborations. This encourages growth within the creative industry by making connections between established professionals and aspiring creatives.

  • With over 50 diverse communities residing in the city, Chicago offers a wealth of cultural experiences for everyone involved in a studio space event. This promotes understanding between different cultures while creating a unique atmosphere that will attract more visitors annually.


  • It can be quite expensive to rent studio spaces due to their size and onsite amenities. Additionally, catering services may be required depending on what event is being held, which could further increase production costs.

  • Many outdoor events are often canceled due to inclement weather conditions or unpredictable storms during summer. This can greatly affect attendance numbers and the overall cost if plans are already made before venue owners or local authorities issue cancellation notices.

  • Due to its large population density, there is always potential danger associated with holding large gatherings in public areas of any city, including Chicago. Event organizers must ensure that adequate security measures are taken when inviting attendees so as not to cause undue harm or disruptions during their studio event.

Tips on How to Organize Studio Events in Chicago

Organizing a studio event in Chicago can be a daunting task. Many factors must be considered, from finding the right venue to creating an enjoyable atmosphere for your guests. To help you plan your next event, here are some tips on how to organize studio space events in Chicago:

  • Pick a venue: Make sure the venue you choose is suitable for the type of event you’re planning. Look into the studio's size, amenities, features, and location to ensure it meets your needs.

  • Discover past events: Research Chicago’s rich artistic culture and find out what events have been successful in the past. This will give you an idea of what kind of activities and experiences people enjoy in studio spaces when attending events.

  • Create a budget for your event and work within that budget: Consider costs such as catering, entertainment, rent, equipment rental, and other supplies needed to make your studio space event successful.

  • Establish a timeline: Create a timeline leading up to the day of the studio event so that all tasks are completed on time. This should include contacting vendors, booking entertainment or speakers, ordering catering or other provisions, marketing the event through social media channels or traditional methods such as flyers, etc., as well as any other applicable tasks necessary for managing a significant event.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Former Home of MTV's The Real World Chicago
    Chicago's Wicker Park neighborhood was the setting for the eleventh season of MTV's long-running reality show The Real World. The season, filmed in 2001, was notable for its highly-publicized disputes between cast members and the neighborhood residents. As a result of the negative publicity, the season is considered one of the worst ever in The Real World. Nevertheless, it remains an integral part of Chicago's pop culture history.
  • The Grand Old Man of Dentistry
    G.V. Black may not be a household name, but he's undoubtedly one of the most influential figures in the history of dentistry. Born in 1850, Black was a pioneer in the field of cavity preparation, and his work laid the foundation for modern dental practices. He was not only a medical doctor specializing in dentistry. He contributed significantly to the development of dental education. Perhaps unsurprisingly, Black was also the second dean of Northwestern's old dental school. Today, his statue overlooks Lincoln Park, where he served as a father of modern dentistry.
  • The Hub Theatre
    The Hub Theater was once a state-of-the-art movie palace in Chicago's Rogers Park neighborhood. Designed by architect David Saul Klafter, it opened in 1913 and soon became a popular destination for moviegoers. However, by the late 20th century, the theater fell into disrepair and was in danger of being demolished. In 2006, the theater was purchased by Catholic Charities and restored to its former glory. Today, the Hub Theater is a thriving cultural centerpiece of the Rogers Park community.