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Reception/Rehearsal & Event Space
Armour House at Lake Forest Academy
The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy provides a timeless setting for your event. Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, this Italian-style villa combines old-world charm with modern needs and the elegance of art with the grandeur of nature.
Belvedere Events & Banquets
Belvedere is a venue in the greater O'Hare area where the atmosphere and service create lasting memories. From impressive business meetings to elegant wedding receptions, every aspect of your experience at Belvedere will surpass your expectations.
Bon Appיtit at the Art Institute of Chicago
With a myriad of special event spaces ranging from traditional to modern, the museum offers endless options for your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, wedding ceremony or reception. Classic spaces, such as the Chicago Stock Exchange Trading Room, add instant vintage glamour to your celebration, while the Modern Wing’s sleek, elegant design acts as a blank canvas awaiting the creation of your masterpiece event.
Situated two blocks from Michigan Avenue and Chicago's lakefront, Chez provides a versatile space that can be transformed for any occasion. Once home to the famous Chez Paree nightclub, the space has been reinvented as an elegant and modern loft.
Chicago Botanic Garden
Weddings are their speciality! With more than 385 acres, farm-to-table menus, and enchanting gardens, let Chicago Botanic Garden exceed all of your expectations. From English Walled Garden’s blue gates and charming European setting to the contemporary Rose Terrace with a tree-lined aisle, no vista is more stunning for your wedding day.
Chicago History Museum
As the city's oldest cultural institution, the Chicago History Museum provides a classic event setting with a beautiful ballroom and access to an outdoor garden. The museum deals exclusively with fine caterers such as Berghoff, Blue Plate, Food For Thought and Jewell Events.
1601 N. Clark St., Chicago, Chicago, IL 60614
Chicago’s First Lady Cruises
With Chicago's skyline as a backdrop, evening weddings on the water provide a lasting memory aboard Chicago's First Lady. Choose from four luxurious vessels with custom catering and unique rehearsal dinners. Complimentary fireworks Wednesday and Saturday. Cruising May through November for groups of 10 to 200.
Located in vibrant downtown Evanston, the newest ballroom in Chicago’s North Shore is open and ready to offer the perfect location for your wedding.
Deer Path Inn
Modeled after a 15th-century English manor, Deer Path Inn has been named Best Wedding Venue and won Bride's Choice Award in 2010, 2011, 2012 and 2013 for outstanding food and service. Choose the Windsor Hall Ballroom featuring a marble fireplace and baby grand piano or the English Room and lovely courtyard.
Four Seasons Hotel Chicago
Located on a private floor with silk walls and crystal chandeliers at the top of a sweeping staircase is the elegant Grand Ballroom. Delight in creative and contemporary farm-to-table fare from Allium Restaurant & Bar and couples receive complimentary overnight accommodations in a suite.
Galleria Marchetti is available for any type of event, from an intimate rehearsal dinner in the Tuscan Ristorante to a larger reception in the all-season tented pavilion, lush East Courtyard or spacious Galleria. Unique, fresh and steeped in history, Galleria Marchetti is the perfect setting for any corporate or social event.
825 W. Erie St., Chicago, Chicago, IL 60622
Germania Place, beautifully renovated in 2013, features two stunning ballrooms with 50-foot ceilings, gilded domes, crystal chandeliers and stained glass for weddings from 150 to 500. Newly added Kenmare Rooms are perfect for smaller weddings up to 90. Kenmare Catering offers amazing food and service.
108 W. Germania Place, Chicago, Chicago, IL 60609
When planning your special event, plan it with the experts at the Hilton Chicago/Northbrook and Allgauer's Catering who have consistently delivered a tradition of excellence in the North Shore for more than 40 years. Their specialty is weddings, and they believe your wedding should be unlike any other.
All eyes will be on you when you walk down the beautiful and historic grand staircase entering into the Hilton Orrington/Evanston's ballroom. One of the finest hotels on Chicago's North Shore, the Hilton Orrington/Evanston first opened its doors in 1928 when people came from miles around to stay. You will forever remember this day shared with family, friends and loved ones. Let Hilton Orrington/Evanston be part of that memory.
InterContinental Chicago Magnificent Mile
InterContinental is one of the most sought-after wedding locations in the city. Featuring breathtaking venues from different eras, guests enjoy the stylish and elegant atmospheres in four historic ballrooms, each on its own floor and encompassing more than 40,000 square feet of space.
505 N. Michigan Ave., Chicago, IL 60611
InterContinental Chicago O'Hare
The InterContinental Chicago O'Hare has an artistic approach to happily ever after. Understated elegance is articulated with superior architectural finishes and intuitive service and set in a sophisticated venue where fine art graces the walls and each ballroom serves as a blank canvas.
A modern oasis in the heart of River North, The Ivy Room offers the ambience of a European destination and the convenience of a downtown hotel. Exchange vows or sip cocktails in the lush, hidden courtyard. Dine and dance in the elegant ballroom featuring French doors and Juliet balconies.
12 E. Ohio St., Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611
Lake Geneva Cruise Line
Eight beautiful boats accommodating two to 225 guests host a variety of wedding celebrations including showers, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, ceremonies, receptions, next-day brunch cruises and girls/guys night out. Cruising April through November. View the possibilities at cruiselakegeneva.com.
Lincolnshire Marriott Resort
The Lincolnshire Marriott Resort makes planning your wedding pure joy by offering everything you need, all in one place. They'll assist you in making your dreams come true--partners on site to attend to the details that make your day flawlessly simple and utterly spectacular.
Navy Pier Chicago
Beautiful venues for indoor and outdoor wedding ceremonies and receptions, including the elegant, historic Grand Ballroom and the picturesque Rooftop with seasonal fireworks. Accommodating groups of 150 up to more than 1,000 guests. Onsite catering and event experts to help make all your dreams come true.
Park Hyatt Chicago
The Grand Salon level offers a timeless, sophisticated ambience with exclusive space for you and your guests. Create a memorable evening while enjoying award-winning cuisine, understated luxury service and Park Hyatt's central location. Your ideal wedding is waiting at Park Hyatt Chicago.
Stunning white loft venue graced by a dramatic 16-foot glass street entrance, foyer with artisan staircase leading into a versatile great room with a built-in bar, 11-foot ceilings, crystal chandeliers, portrait windows, and bridal suite. Vintage and modern furniture packages including tables, chairs and lounge seating available.
1520 W. Fulton St., Chicago, Chicago, IL 60607
Sofitel Chicago Water Tower
Contemporary French cuisine complements the modern decor at this Gold Coast hotel. The ballroom's modern interior features a sloped ceiling and floor-to-ceiling windows for your exclusive event. Present your guests with elegant cuisine artfully prepared by Executive Chef Greg Biggers and Pastry Chef Leigh Omilinsky.
20 E. Chestnut St., Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611
The Drake Hotel
For nearly a century, The Drake has remained the preferred Chicago destination of the world's most discerning individuals. From the breathtaking Grand Ballroom to the legendary Gold Coast Ballroom, The Drake proudly offers these spectacular venues for wedding ceremonies, receptions and rehearsal dinners.
140 E. Walton St., Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611
The James Hotel
Striking a balance between contemporary design and comfortable living, the dramatic 2,650-square-foot Great Room, which accommodates up to 170 guests, has a warm, modern feel, natural lighting from room-length skylights and surround sound. A modern interpretation of the classic "chef's table," Burke's Dining Room is an intimate and sophisticated venue, perfect for rehearsal dinners or a post-wedding celebratory brunch.
55 E. Ontario St., Chicago, Chicago, IL 60610
The Kenilworth Club
Designed by noted architect George W. Maher, this beautiful venue is steeped in rich history and prairie-house style. Grand affairs of varying sizes can be accommodated indoors or outside in their lush surroundings.
410 Kenilworth Ave., Kenilworth, Kenilworth, IL 60043
The Langham, Chicago
The Langham, Chicago, features 316 luxurious guest rooms located on the picturesque riverfront. Dining options range from Pavilion serving afternoon tea to Travelle showcasing Mediterranean-inspired cuisine. Retreat to Chuan Spa, an urban sanctuary designed to reinvigorate both mind and body. Exceptional event space spans 15,000 square feet featuring the Devonshire Ballroom's unobstructed views of the Chicago River.
The Peninsula Chicago
This Forbes-Five Star and AAA Five-Diamond hotel's Grand Ballroom is noted for its floor-to-ceiling windows and exquisite outdoor terrace with stellar views. Their catering menu features wild mushroom and bean bruschetta with white truffle oil and Parmesan snow, Kobe beef carpaccio with truffle pizza bread and Peking duck crisp with plum sauce.
The Ritz-Carlton Chicago (A Four Seasons Hotel)
Their stunning ballroom offers sweeping views of Chicago's skyline and is illuminated by a 400,000-piece crystal chandelier. The deck Rooftop Bar provides a new and chic outdoor spot. Chef-inspired menus and signature, world-class service is also available. Couples enjoy a complimentary night in a suite.
160 E. Pearson St. At Water Tower Place, Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611
The Westin Chicago North Shore
The Westin Chicago North Shore features multiple Grand Ballrooms to suit events from 100 to 800 guests. Located in Chicago's North Shore, your special day will receive world-class service and amenities to make your vision a reality.
The new Thompson Chicago is located just steps away from Chicago’s finest shopping, dining and nightlife destinations. With 12,000 square feet of event space, it’s perfect for events up to 170 of your guests. Nico Osteria and James Beard award winner Paul Kahan continuously create unique 5-star dining experiences for all of its weddings and events.
Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago
Host your reception in Chicago's most exclusive Grand Ballroom. With inventive cuisine, lavish suites and The Spa at Trump at your disposal, your guests will be enchanted. The panoramic views, exceptional service and professional staff will make your wedding day even more than you imagined.
Boasting an amazing view of Chicago's downtown skyline, Venue One has 12,000 square feet of event space for each of the two floors housed in this West Loop space. Full-service design and production of any event is made simply spectacular with the help of the innovative design team at Event Creative.
Waldorf Astoria Chicago
Located in the Gold Coast neighborhood, the Waldorf Astoria Chicago creates a new experience in luxury weddings. Its richly detailed Sinclair Ballroom and elegant salons are exclusively reserved and offer world-class cuisine complemented with refined service making this an ideal setting for an intimate wedding, rehearsal dinner or bridal brunch.
11 E. Walton St., Chicago, Chicago, IL 60611
Wandering Tree Estate
Wandering Tree Estate is an exceptional venue for extraordinary events. It is the only private estate in the Metropolitan Chicago Area that is open for exclusive luxury celebrations and gatherings. Ten acres of prize-winning gardens at the edge of a four-acre lake along with scenic model railways created by renowned artist and landscape designer Elaine Silets quietly weave paths throughout Wandering Tree Estate.