Classic Chicago Versatile Venue
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.
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.
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.
-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.
Charming Urban Garden
This inner-city garden & pergola with a tranquil feel has space that's fantastic for varied intimate events and celebrations.
Tastings, Weddings, Baby Showers, Yoga and Energy Classes, Readings, Networking Events, Happy Hours, Pop Up Shops, Business Meetings, Photo/Video Shoots
Table and Chairs are available for rent upon request.
Although there is an upstairs back porch, access to that area is off limits. We graciously ask that all guests do their best to stay inside the garden during the event.
You will have access to the space for a half an hour prior to your booking time for setup and a half an hour past your end time for cleanup (no additional fee for the setup and cleanup time).
Included in your space rental:
Two 6ft rectangular tables
Two folding chairs
Two lawn chairs
Two egg chairs
Four electric outlets
A charcoal BBQ grill
Two tower heating lamps for chilly weather
Pergola dimesions are: 12ft x 14ft
We do not have the white chairs that are in the photos. However, if you need more tables and chairs than what we offer, we have a preferred vendor that we work with.
Renters' insurance is required.
Awesome Event Space for Your Parties in Chicago
Our 2,500 square foot venue offers the perfect setting to host small-mid size party and events.
Located in the heart of lake view area in Chicago with New Orleans fun and cozy vibe.
The string lights, Mardi Gras decoration, and hanging beads express the theme of celebrating. In addition to the lively set up of the place, Karaoke can bring another fun touch to your experience.
-10 TVs all around
-table & bar seating
-located in the heart of Wrigley