Best activation spaces for rent in Chicago, IL

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Featured activation spaces in Chicago, IL

West Town Urban City Loft

Chicago | East Garfield Park

$75 per hour
40
12Responds within 3 hours
West town spacious loft with all the amenities, free parking, easy access and lots of open space room. We also offer the Signature catering of Jelian who provides any kind of cocktail dishes to full course meals. You work with Jelian directly so there is no extra charge for her portfolio of food. Jelian is the best caterer we have encountered in 2 years hosting so we asked her if we could include her work on our site.

Fully Styled Party Design Studio

Chicago | Lake View

$250 per hour
60
Responds within 3 hours
instagram worthy, professionally styled, party space. 10 foot floral wall, overflowing balloon fireplace, champagne phone, lip wall, and more. fully furnished with gorgeous white furniture, flokati throws, and crystal chandeliers. chic styled art bar for all fabulous occasions complete with 2 swanky lounge areas and 4 dining tables complete with chairs and white linens.

West Town Loft/Art Space

Chicago | West Town

$150 per hour
40
10Responds within an hour
Over 1800 sq ft of open loft space with so much natural light and character beyond belief! At our space, there is also a little lounge area just inside the large rolling door that has access to shelves, mirrors, fridges, extra seating, etc. If you're looking for this space for a wedding or larger event, you may also have access to our foyer area for light decor and signage! Add another 500 sqft with lobby and foyer. Space Details: - 80 Chairs - 9 Tables - Small Catering Area - Outside Food Allowed - PA System Available for $100 (mic, speaker, aux cable) - DJ's must bring their own equipment - Due to current restrictions, capacity is 40 persons - $100 for piano use | $100 for PA System - Freight Elevator This space has been utilized in many ways such as wedding/bridal/baby showers, birthday parties, wedding ceremonies and receptions, photoshoots, live music venue, meetings, visual artist gallery, and dance performances. Your options are unlimited here! We like to think of this space as an expansion of the creativity everyone has with them, in hopes it can help others find their inner creativity even more! Free parking in the lot, plus lots of free street parking on Hubbard St. Bathroom on 3rd Floor, just down the hall along with an artist slop sink. NOTE: The Rental Fee Does Not Include Staffing Which May Vary Depending On Size And Nature Of Event.

Award-Winning Landmark Space in Chicago

Chicago | Wicker Park

$250 per hour
80
Responds within 7 hours
Breathe new life and energy into your next workshop, brainstorming session or conference at this space. Escape the office fluorescents and book your event in our expansive great room, offering a flexible and relaxed space bathed in tons of natural light. We pride ourselves on creating a unique experience for your team or clients. Let us plan something special for you and your team based on your goals and specifications. FUNCTIONALITY Over 2,100 square feet State-of-the-art, large commercial kitchen 16’ ceilings and uninterrupted, usable wall space Ceiling-mounted projector & retractable 16:9 screen Sonos® sound system Snowsound® acoustic panels Versatile seating types and arrangements White boards and office supplies provided upon request Wi-Fi

Beautiful industrial home in Wicker Park

Chicago | West Town

$500 per hour
60
2
This architectural gem is a recent gut renovation, but the building is a 100 year old Chicago classic. Done by one of Chicago's most sought-after commercial space designers, the ceilings are 12 to 40 feet high, a large skylight covers an open atrium, and there is exposed brick and steel everywhere. The bottom floor is three levels, with a gas fireplace with a facade from the 1700s, a kitchen with a 14' island, a dining room with a 12' table and easy access to the landscaped deck/back yard.

Whimsical VR/Event Space in Lincoln Park

Chicago | Sheffield & DePaul

$90 per hour
70
Hi, Welcome to our space! The space is located in the wonderful neighborhood of Lincoln Park. Lincoln Park is a neigborhood filled with wonderful locales, from museums, to theaters, and most importantly wonderful people! The energy of Lincoln Park is definitely felt when you walk into the location. The space is a large open area, with wonderful sunlight, modern design, and vibrant colors. For additional entertainment, we have booths for virtual reality. Where people can experience literally anything, from space flight to sky diving and everything in between. The television can also be used for all kinds of media or presentations. Book our space for a wonderful time, you won't regret it. We'll see you soon!

Dynamic, High-End Nightclub Downtown Chi

Chicago | River North

$1973 per hour
450
Named “One of the Sexiest Places in the World” by Cosmopolitan Magazine, not only holds true to the name but also the reputation, as guests descend into our subterranean world of unforgettable fun. Conveniently located in the trendy River North neighborhood and steps from Michigan Avenue, two unique spaces within the venue provide an expansive playground for up to 450 guests (reception-style).

Storefront Wicker Park Mult-purp. Space

Chicago | West Town

$125 per hour
20
1
Wicker Park Multi-Purpose Loft Space. We specialize in Photography/Videography Space (Equipment provided or natural light)The space can be used for portrait photography, videography, brand product shots, meeting space, or for your pop up event. There is also a wall bed that can be used for a bedroom set design. We also have white walls and brick walls. Our hallways in the stairwell look rustic. In addition to a Freight Elevator.

Large Rustic Loft with lots to offer

Chicago | Logan Square

$125 per hour
50
This eclectically decorated 12,000 sq ft. live/work space that features a large warehouse space, garage, and an office with an open floor plan. The Lodge boasts both a large furnished warehouse space with attached garage, and a modern open floor plan office on the first floor. Originally a woodworking warehouse, the Lodge has worked well for commercial shoots, Modeling shoots, private dinners, filming, art galleries and more. The amount of versatility and "looks" here at The Grand Kimball Lodge is hard to find anywhere else in the Chicago area. \ Unique Features: Office Warehouse Sauna Enclosed outdoor space

Sunny Creative Space in Lincoln Park

Chicago | Goose Island

$100 per hour
18
2Responds within 4 hours
Located in the heart of Lincoln Park, this multipurpose creative space is the perfect venue for your next gathering. The floor to ceiling storefront windows provide great natural sunlight, which gives the loft styled space a crisp and modern feel. In addition, it is separated into four different sections, which makes it an ideal location for pop-ups, art galleries, and photoshoots (photography equipment available for an additional fee). Vera Creative, Inc. has put in place preventative measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Vera Creative, Inc. is taking the safety and sanitation precautions to help protect the health of the attendees of our space. Our space will be professionally cleaned, disinfected, and sanitized for your day specific event to provide you with a clean and safe environment.

White, light-filled, minimal photo studio

Chicago | Logan Square

$175 per hour
50
Brand new, clean, modern, white and minimal photo studio space in north Logan Square. We combined two storefronts and created a unique shooting location. Perfect for shoots, meetings, workshops, demonstrations. Space has two kitchens with the best Kitchen Aid commercial line appliances. 4 refrigerators in total.

Downtown Spacious Boutique with Ample Park

Chicago | Chicago Loop

$150 per hour
175
Our space is a multi-use boutique and art gallery located in the popular Roosevelt Collection (Right next to Lenscrafters) Very accessible by public transportation or Uber. Garage Parking is available. We have everything you need to make your event a success. ART SHOWS CHILDREN BIRTHDAYS BABY SHOWERS BRIDAL SHOWERS POP UP SHOPS INTIMATE DINNERS SEMINARS/WORKSHOPS MEETINGS NON-FOR PROFIT EVENTS SILENT AUCTIONS FUNDRAISERS & MORE

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