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Featured cocktail party spaces in Chicago, IL

Upscale Condo in the Heart of Gold Coast

Chicago | Gold Coast

$99 per hour
20
Easy load walk up Located in the Gold Coast, near the Clark/division. The building is a historic landmark and is a pre-WWII building. The space is Art Moderne style with Edgar Miller paintings on the windows. Space Details: - 1400 square feet - Seating Capacity = 16 - Access to Full Kitchen - Free Coffee - A/V Hookup - 2.5 Bathrooms - Speaker System - Fireplace Use - Washer/Dryer Use - Red Line is one block away - BYOB allowed - Outside food is allowed - Jewell Osco (grocery store) 2 blocks away. - CVS on corner. - Dinnerware available - Easy ground level access for loading unloading in space details The space has quartz counter tops, and unique white glass subway tiles that offer modernism with antique undertones, plus a spiraled staircase. Features curved walls, with glass block windows. There's also an outdoor courtyard with seating. It is located a few blocks from North Ave beach and Oak Street beach plus the restaurants and shopping of the Gold Coast. There's also a Jewel Osco that's about a five minute walk away. This is an ideal space for freelance photographers and content creators. The space has tons of unique features that will contribute to your creativity. We'd love to host your next photoshoot, film project, music video, tv series shoot, web episode, or production project. Have something else in mind? Send us a message! Weekend rate: $125/hr. $75 clean fee. $250 security deposit

Industrial-chic Storefront with an Open Floorplan

Chicago | Logan Square

$150 per hour
100
Responds within an hour
We are flexible-use, family-friendly venue located in Chicago’s historic Logan Square neighborhood. Our beautiful, open-floor plan can transform from a corporate meeting spot to a shower, dinner party, intimate wedding space, or even children's party room Ideal for celebrating everything from birthdays, showers, baptisms, graduations, engagements, or retirements, our experienced staff is eager to work with you to create the backdrop for your most memorable occasions.

Stunning 2-Level Event Space in West Town

Chicago | West Town

$200 per hour
100
5Responds within 2 hours
A 2-level hidden gem in convenient West Town, our space is ideal for private parties, birthdays, performance and popup events, weddings, photos shoots, offsite meetings, bridal and baby showers, and more. Guests are greeted by a grand entrance, 24-foot ceilings, and a stunning balcony level that uniquely connects the two floors. Saturdays - Half Day $1,800 (6 hours) - Full Day $3,500 (12 hours) All Other Days - $200/hour - 4 hour minimum Inclusive of set up and break down time. *Please inquire for wedding pricing. We can host 100 guests seated or standing. – Amenities – 4000 square-foot stand-alone building Grand entrance Dressing rooms Coat room Dual spiral staircases Wrap-around 2nd floor balcony level 24-foot ceilings Full kitchen 2 single-use bathrooms Sonos sound system and small PA system Projector and 100inch projector screen 100 fruitwood chairs 10 8-foot banquet tables, 2 6-foot banquet tables, 1 5-foot banquet table, 10 5-foot round tables (Set up/breakdown fee for tables and chairs applies) Weddings - 2019 dates still available! Built in 1893 and home to many different congregations over the years, our space is a place where people have long gathered to celebrate life’s most important events. Please send us a note to learn more about wedding bookings and pricing.

West Town Loft/Art Space

Chicago | West Town

$150 per hour
120
6Responds within 2 hours
FULTON STREET COLLECTIVE 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 - Seated 90 | Standing 120 - $100for 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.

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.

Historic Museum

Chicago | Museum Campus

$10000 per hour
7500
Guests at this museum will discover artifacts from civilizations past, explore almost every corner of the globe, learn about new scientific discoveries, and walk away inspired! Every space at our museum reveals new knowledge. As you enter, look down. You are standing on 300 million year old fossilized limestone. Look up— the museum’s skylights and solar roof panels contribute to museum conservation efforts to save energy.

Homey Event Space

Chicago | Humboldt Park

$100 per hour
60
2Responds within 2 hours
Event space meets community center. From families to organizations and everyone in-between, we have over 1700 square feet of space perfect for you! Whether hosting a rehearsal dinner, throwing a fundraiser or launching an art opening, this is a unique venue for any occasion. Located in the heart of Humboldt Park, just blocks from the park and the 606.

Custom City Venue W/ Unreal View & Terrace

Chicago | Goose Island

$125 per hour
30
8Responds within an hour
This is the perfect cocktail party, meeting, photo and video shoot venue with indoor and outdoor space. This modern space is decorated with custom furniture, artwork, paint, marble flooring, a 1978 Working Playboy Pinball Machine, Art Decco Foosball Table, TV, Specimen Custom Sound System, Design Within Reach Furniture and much more! It is an open space with plenty of room to entertain and plenty of furniture. Space Details: - 200 sq foot balcony - Our space holds 25-30 people very comfortably! - Custom Furniture - Marble Flooring - Custom Specimen Sound System - Foosball Table + Pinball Machine - Our space was designed by Jerry Kleiner - Located right in the heart of Lincoln Park steps away from the Apple Store Red Line and New City Mall. We'd love to host your next: - Baby Shower - Bridal Shower - Cocktail Party - Dinner Party - Corporate Event - Intimate Gathering - Workshop - Brainstorming Session - Creative Off-Site - Team Building - Interview - Presentation - Photoshoot - Film Project - Product Shoot - Fashion Shoot - Model Shoot - And More! RULES: - No Smoking inside, only outside on the terrace. - No pets. - Must be 21 to drink alcohol. - Furniture can only be moved by the host upon request. - Trash should be placed in the bins and the host will take care of the rest. - Guests must provide additional insurance and valid permits for all vendors. - Please inquire for details about staffing - Inquiry for recommendations with food/bev, music, special arrangements, and more - No access to the bedrooms without prior approval from the host. - Must sign in and out with the doorman.

Mag Mile Training Room

Chicago | River North

$80 per hour
50
2
Located on the prestigious Mag Mile, the training room makes the ideal location for your meeting, seminar or class. The space can hold U shape for 18, classroom for 30, and theater style for 40. Room has drop down screen. (additional fee for projector) The training room is nestled in a shared office with option for adding breakout rooms. We can help with ordering catering & coffee service and any other needs to make the meeting a success!

A Chicago Classic with everything you need

Chicago | Lake View

$199 per hour
200
3Responds within an hour
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 store front on a major street makes us a great choice for a pop-up. 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” rounds, twenty 48” rounds, six 60” rounds, a buffet table and several 6’ tables and two high-tops. We also have six sections of 12’ pipe with black drape. 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. Please note: Not available to be used as a concert venue. Your booking includes one site visit prior to your event; be sure you have identified everyone who will need to see the space before you schedule your pre-event visit. Additional site visits that require we schedule a staff person to open the facility are billed at $50 for the first hour and $20 for each additional hour. Your booking should also include any time needed for you and your vendors to load in and out. If you arrive early or stay late we are required to bill you for the additional time. Be sure everyone involved with your event knows glitter (or decorations made with glitter), confetti, rice, bird seed… are FORBIDDEN to be used in the venue. If any of the above are used in the venue a $350 cleaning fee will be added to your rent. Be sure everyone involved with your event knows that no tape other than painters tape may be used on any surface in the venue. If any damaging results a touch up fee of $250 will be added to your rent. Be sure everyone involved with your event knows that NO SMOKING of any kind is allowed in the facility. A $250 fee will be added to your rent if there is any smoking in the facility. Be sure everyone involved with your event knows that NO OUTSIDE BEVERAGES of any kind are allowed in the facility. A $250 fee will be added to your rent if there are any outside beverages consumed in the facility. We have an excellent sound system and require DJs to plug use our amplification.

Lincoln Park Unique & Versatile

Chicago | Lincoln Park

$110 per hour
50
9Responds within 2 hours
Set within the charming neighborhood of Lincoln Park, our bright and comfortable space is available to hire for groups of up to 50. Feel free to bring in your own food, hire the caterer of your choice or cook in our full kitchen. Furniture and tables can move around depending on your needs and we have additional folding tables and chairs not pictured. Our large central space with high ceilings has plenty of different areas for your guests to make themselves at home. We welcome children and can provide toys, a gate for the stairs, a limited number of high chairs, bottle warmers and a pack and play upon request. We are also next door to a kids playground!! We also offer kids party and activity decoration packages. Rates for weekdays may be lower depending on event. Please message for custom quote. Parking: There is no permit parking on our section of the street. We also recommend the meter parking on Halsted and also sporthero.com has some great options for lots close to our studio. Transport: We are in between Fullerton and Diversey stations (10 min walk to each). Typical Hire includes (but is not limited to): workshops, meetings, meet ups, classes, baby showers, bridal showers, pop-up shops, book clubs, photo shoots, film shoots, birthday party venue, baptism and christening party venue, small wedding venue, cooking classes, supper clubs and community dinners. We are professional photographers. Please ask about our event photography services and photo booths! Now offering Tea Party rentals! Tea Party Treasure Chests full of beautiful vintage mismatched china and glass pieces available to rent for your next Chicagoland Tea Party, Chicago Baby Shower, Bridal Shower, Party, Kids Tea Party, Photo Shoot or Meeting.

Designer Home in Luxurious area

Chicago | Gold Coast

$350 per hour
100
This historic row-house located in the heart of Chicago's lavish Gold Coast area is perfect for groups. The beautiful and sophisticated decor and finishes were commissioned and executed by a world renowned interior designer. Not only is the home beautiful but the location is incredible. Steps from downtown, the top fashion designer shops, exquisite restaurants, nightlife, north avenue beach, the Magnificent Mile, and public transportation. 4,600 sq ft of comfort. The living room is home to antiques, chandeliers, gleaming cherry wood floors, and a large fireplace. This and each of the other fireplaces are fitted with gas logs, but allow burning if desired. The living room is home to antiques, chandeliers, gleaming cherry wood floors, and a large fireplace. This and each of the other fireplaces are fitted with gas logs, but allow burning if desired. Adjacent to the kitchen at the heart of the home, the dining area would be perfect for dinner parties. While there are four bedrooms in all, including two master-sized rooms with en-suite baths on the third floor, the entire top floor is dedicated to a truly resplendent master suite. It features a fireplace, opulent master bat, large steam shower, and spacious Jacuzzi soaking tub. A built-in makeup desk and sink areas are each finished in cherry wood. Multiple European built-ins and closets store your wardrobes in style. The master suite also features a custom rooftop garden deck featuring a roof garden top garden, and an antique fountain. There's another award winning backyard garden on the 1st floor. Outdoor speakers and subtle lighting make this a space perfect for entertaining. In house washer and dryer and 2 car parking garage and space on the outside for 3rd vehicle.

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