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Classic Chicago Versatile Venue
  • $275/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (19)
  • 19
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
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. Furnishings: 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. Location: 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. -Wireless internet -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.
The Center Wedding Chapel/Sanctuary
  • $300/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Itasca, IL
A retro wedding chapel with all the features anyone could desire.
Dance & Fitness Studio Space
  • $55/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Richton Park, IL
Conveniently located off I57 expressway. Minutes away from Walmart, Grocery shopping, and many restaurants. Large parking lot with plenty free parking. Our studio is available to rent for dance & fitness professionals, private lessons, photo shoots, birthday parties, and more! Hourly, weekly, and monthly rates available. Please note that the published rate and minimum # of hours to book are flexible and it depends on the type of event, days of the week, timings & number of guests. So, it would be best to enquire if you are interested. The venue may have a separate cancellation policy. For further information, please ask the Event Manager.
Urban multipurpose event space
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (8)
  • 8
  • Instant book
  • Oak Park, IL
Modern renovated event space in a beautiful old limestone church building. Brand new state of the art sound system. Perfect venue for concerts, open mics, film productions, weddings, studio space, wellness classes, retreats, meetings or conferences. Huge open main floor with original refinished hardwood floors. The main hall can host up to 325 seated, and many more without chairs. Reclaimed wood stage and balcony for additional seating. The lower level is a large multi purpose room, three small classrooms, kitchen and bathrooms. The second floor hosts a co working office space and an additional office/meeting space on the third floor. Tons of usable space for all of your needs!
Historical Venue in Logan Square
  • $150/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (4)
  • 4
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
The luxurious grandeur of our former masonic temple presents an elegance that consistently leaves our guests in awe. Perfect for meetups, workshops, presentations, product launches, photo shoots, film production and much more! The venue offer 2 large ballroom plus a beautiful Lounge with a built in bar and beautiful fireplace. The high ceilings and historical details create a unique feel. 1st floor Ballroom with a baby grand piano and 12 foot high ceilings is approximately 2800 sq ft . The 2nd floor Grand Ballroom over 4000 sq ft has a beautiful stage, dance floor and 4 elevated platformed, 32 feet high ceiling, 9 crystal chandeliers and lost of beautiful 1920 look . details. Adjacent to the Grand Ballroom you will find our Bar/Lounge Room. This recently renovated space is a masculine yet romantic area will give you a relaxing library feel. The space features a custom built in bar, fireplace as well as two private bathrooms.
Logan Square Loft Style Splendor
  • $175/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (12)
  • 12
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
Newly renovated loft style space with exposed brick walls, beautiful high ceilings plenty of natural light. This space is great for any type event from weddings, birthdays, social events to corporate events/ meetings. Our space does come with tables and chairs. Let us help book your next event!
Ritzy Sports Bar
  • $50/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Midlothian, IL
Our space is perfect for any occasion. Ideal for fundraisers, birthdays, holiday parties, engagement parties, corporate events, and game watch parties. Our 1500 square feet sports bar is well-lit and is equipped to add additional seating or a variety of different types/size tables to customize the bar comfortably, specifically for your event. We have a private full service cash bar with a server / hostess included in your rental. Additionally, we do have on-site optional catering available by request. Dart Board Jukebox Sports ticker And Professional Games Ticker 6-65Inch Televisions Throughout and 1-90 inch tv Complete Sports Package Your booking includes a bar tab and a server/hostess specifically for your event.
The Best Brewery Room in Glenview
  • $250/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (0)
  • Instant book
  • Glenview, IL
Our mission is to brew unique & flavorful beers that break through traditional style guidelines & enhance the beer-drinking experience. Craft beer transforms four simple ingredients into something great. At the brewing, we further this transformation to produce refreshing yet complex & challenging beers from unique ingredients & processes. As we reach beyond traditional combinations of water, malted grain, hops & yeast, we are unapologetically proud to say that we brew extraordinary small batch beers meant to be thoughtfully enjoyed. Pair one of our brews with a meal as thoughtfully prepared & served in our taproom. Our chef comes to us with over 20 years of culinary experience. His house menu offerings are simple & delicious. The brewing company is proudly serving fresh ingredients, locally sourced, natural meats & organically grown produce to bring you a truly enjoyable dining experience even for your events and parties.
💎Multipurpose Event Space In Irving Park😍
  • $99/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (1)
  • 1
  • Instant book
  • Chicago, IL
This space is a blank canvas, allowing it to become the perfect setup for your event😍 There are endless possibilities for this unique private event space, which has an entry door on Elston and Pulaski, blacked out windows on one side for complete privacy, and a glass garage door that's perfect for summer events. ⏳Space Hours 6am-12am ⌛️ The earliest you can enter is 6am & must be out by 12am so plan your event accordingly We do not offer grace period for setup or breakdown ‼️ 🗓Please Factor In Setup/Breakdown Time Into Your Booking Request🗓 🚫Tables & Chairs NOT Included In Space🚫 📱Contact These Companies For Rentals, They Deliver/Pickup: House Of Rental 847-677-2010 Chicagoland Luxe Rentals 708-406-9319 Space Details: - 1750 sq. ft with high tin ceilings ( 2️⃣spaces with a sliding door that connects them) - Restrooms 2️⃣ - 60" LED 4K UHD Smart Android TVs 2️⃣ - Free wifi - Nest Thermostat - Sonos Speakers 2️⃣ - Dimmable Lights on both sides - Outside food/beverages are allowed - Kitchen sink/countertop - 420 friendly 💨 (Select this option as “Add On”) - Street level access   Let us host your next event: - Engagement Party - Bridal/Groom Shower - Baby Shower - Charity Event - Fundraising Event - Corporate Event - Fashion Event - Photo Shoot - Film Production - Product Release - Product Showcase - Beer and Wine Tasting - Birthday Party - Holiday Party - Cocktail Party - Sip & Paint, Puff & Paint - Fitness/Yoga Class 🗓Please Factor In Setup/Breakdown Time In Your Booking Request🗓 💎1 Day Event Liability Insurance Is Required For All Events. We can refer a super affordable company that takes only minutes to set up the policy.💎
Contemporary Log Cabin Lake House
  • $200/hr
  • New
  • 5.0 (3)
  • 3
  • Instant book
  • Hinsdale, IL
Log cabin exterior home on gorgeous lake with a modern/contemporary interior. Pier and Pontoon boat in backyard. Interior is open, bright and white. Renovated October 2019 for entertaining.

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About Chicago

Famed for its striking skyscrapers and bold architectural landmarks, Chicago perches on the shores of Lake Michigan in Illinois. It serves as a financial, cultural, and tech hub and has been consistently voted one of the best large cities to live in the United States.

When it comes to tying the knot, wedding venues in Chicago tick all the right boxes, with dramatic architecture and waterfront vistas as your backdrop. You can find upscale hotels and country clubs or glamorous ballrooms and estates, as well as gorgeous gardens and parks for outdoor nuptials. But aside from the classic wedding venue options, you can also get creative by holding your wedding in one of Chicago’s industrial-chic lofts, light-filled galleries, or historic homes.

Wedding Options in Chicago

Executing a memorable and stress-free wedding day is all about having the right vendors on your team, working behind the scenes to ensure everything runs smoothly. As a large city, Chicago boasts plenty of wedding professionals who will get the job done, ranging from experienced photographers to creative florists and talented hair and makeup artists.

  • Caterers
    When it comes to dining, there is no shortage of catering options in Chicago, whether you want a three-course meal or a buffet. You can select from fine-dining cuisine, rustic fare, or something more playful, such as burgers and donut wheels.

  • Florists
    No matter what style or color scheme you’ve selected, you’ll be able to find Chicago florists who can create your dream bouquet and beautiful boutonnieres to match.

  • Photographer
    Your wedding day will pass by in the blink of an eye, which is why it’s so important to hire a professional photographer to capture your special day. From all the candid moments of the getting ready session to the first kiss and the dance floor action, they’ll tell the story of your special day so you can relive it again and again.

  • DJ
    No wedding reception is complete without a DJ who knows how to get everyone on the dance floor and will play your favorite tunes well into the night.

  • Hair & Makeup Artists
    After all those hours scouring through beauty magazines to find the look you’re after, it’s time to bring it to life with the help of a professional makeup artist and hairstylist.

Wedding Companies in Chicago

When it comes to organizing a wedding, you can do it all yourself or let a team of professional wedding planners do the hard work for you. With years of experience under their belts, they know what works (and what doesn’t) and will ensure your special day is executed without a hitch.

  • Big City Bride
    Based out of Lincoln Park, Big City Bride receives rave reviews from couples when it comes to their wedding planning talents. From open lines of communication to the warmth of their operations and the care of a family-run business, they also know the ins and outs of countless wedding venues in Chicago.

  • Couture Events
    Offering affordability and reliability, Couture Events organizes everything from intimate affairs to destination weddings and large cultural celebrations. Based in Lake View East, this wedding planning company employs a team of highly skilled professionals that include stylists and social media specialists.

  • LOLA Event Productions
    With over 60 years of combined experience, the wedding planners at LOLA Event Productions are second-to-none. The company has appeared on Brides magazine’s “Best of Planners” list, as well as in The Knot’s “Vendor Hall of Fame.” Based out of their Bucktown studio, LOLA prides itself on fostering an environment where clients can be creative and bring their visions to life.

Pros and Cons of Weddings in Chicago

The “Windy City” offers plenty of advantages for brides and grooms looking for their dream wedding venue; however, there are a few drawbacks to keep in mind.


  • Diverse choice of wedding venues
    The diverse choice of wedding venues in Chicago is a big “plus” to holding your special day in the city. Whether you’re after an intimate celebration in a newly renovated loft or want to book an artsy penthouse with 360-degree views, you can find wedding venues with the space and aesthetic you’re seeking.

  • Experienced vendors
    With such a huge choice of experienced wedding vendors based in Chicago, you’ll have lots of options when it comes to finding your “dream team.” From florists and photographers to DJs and stylists, you can select those with the exact skills you’re looking for.

  • Affordable property prices
    Compared to some of the United States’ other major cities, Chicago is relatively affordable. This means that wedding venues in Chicago don’t cost as much to hire, helping to keep your wedding budget in check.

  • Easy transportation options
    If you’re planning a wedding with lots of out-of-town guests, getting to Chicago is a breeze. They can fly into O’Hare or Midway International airports, catch a train to Chicago Union Station, or drive along one of the highways that connect Chicago to major cities across the United States.

  • It’s a cultural and sporting hub
    If you’re planning a destination wedding in Chicago, you (and your guests) can use the opportunity to experience the city’s legendary museums and sporting culture. See the Chicago Cubs or White Sox in action, visit the Art Institute of Chicago, and get hands-on at the interactive Museum of Science and Industry.


  • Crime scene
    Chicago has long been associated with some of the biggest names in crime, such as Al Capone and Baby Face Nelson. Unfortunately, the city still has a relatively high crime rate today.

  • Unfavorable weather
    Chicago hasn’t been nicknamed the “Windy City” for no reason, and the wind can be relentless at times. Summers are often hot and humid, while the winters can get incredibly cold with significant snowfall.

  • Traffic is notorious
    It’s not uncommon for the city’s streets to come to a standstill during rush hour, so you may need to buffer in an extra hour or so to get to and from your wedding venue in Chicago.

  • Parking is difficult
    Parking is also challenging, with it sometimes nearly impossible to find a space in paid parking areas. Most locals use taxis or ride-share services to get around this problem, and it might be a good idea to recommend these to your guests also.

  • High taxes
    In Chicago, groceries and restaurant bills are taxed, which is something to keep in mind when selecting your wedding caterer.

Famous Locations in Chicago

  • Chicago’s Murals
    For a pop of color, many brides and grooms opt to have their wedding photos taken in front of Chicago’s vibrant murals that appear throughout the city’s eclectic neighborhoods.

  • Chicago’s Lakefront
    If you’re after a waterfront backdrop, there are plenty of places along the shores of Lake Michigan for wedding photoshoots, including Promontory Point, Olive Park, and The Adler Planetarium.

  • The Loop
    Home to many of Chicago’s architectural icons, this downtown area is an ideal setting for wedding portraits if you want the city’s striking buildings as your backdrop.

  • Lincoln Park
    After a more natural setting? Head to beautiful Lincoln Park to celebrate your new union amidst its landscaped gardens and lakefront trails.