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4 MIN READ – Whether you’re looking for a skyline view, a swanky venue, modern or traditional buildings for your special day, the Chicago Loop has it all. So take a trip around the Loop and find the best wedding venues to tie the knot.
LM STUDIO Chicago
LM studio is a natural light filled venue with a stunning view of Michigan Avenue and Grant Park. The space features an open floor plan, custom bar, and a modern design; the perfect setting for your special day. LM Studio seats 150 people for the ceremony, 350 for the reception. The Atrium seats 100 for the ceremony and 150 for the reception. When you host your event at LM Studio, LM Catering & Events will take care of all of your food and beverage desires. The expert culinary team will work with you to make your menu with only the freshest and most seasonal ingredients. Learn more here.
MACY’S THE WALNUT ROOM
With history and hospitality, the Walnut Room is an exquisite space for weddings and private events. The eminent restaurant and venue is located in the heart of the city and offers classic elegance to any event. Wedding packages include the option of three elegant spaces, customized menus, and original cocktails that are sure to leave an impression on your guests. Learn more here.
Germania Club Building, Lighthouse ArtSpace
Located in the heart of Chicago in the historical landmark – Germania Club Building, Lighthouse ArtSpace is a joint project of Lighthouse Immersive USA and Maestro Immersive Art Inc., who share a vision for a space where immersive art can be showcased and experienced for years to come. This elegant building graciously blends old world ambiance and warm modern interior. Adorning the entrance to the Grand Ballroom is the world’s largest and most elaborate non-religious stained glass portrait. As the exhibit’s producers, Lighthouse ArtSpace Chicago aims to be the first experiential entertainment multi-plex, cultivating community and creativity through large-scale events and exhibitions of all art forms. Learn more here.
RENAISSANCE CHICAGO DOWNTOWN HOTEL
The Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel is the perfect space for both intimate ceremonies as well as grand affairs. The Renaissance features 21 flexible rooms and banquet halls, a rooftop venue, and more than 40,000 square feet of renovated event space for all your guests. This venue overlooks the scenic Chicago River, and it’s centrally located so guests have exclusive access to the city's attractions, restaurants, and shops. The hotel's in-house audiovisual team and Certified Wedding Planners will make sure every element of your special day is the way you dreamed of. Plan your next event here.
With its bold design and lighting capabilities, the playful spaces at theWit make the perfect place for curating a colorful and unforgettable wedding for the bride who wants to make a splash. The hotel offers over 14,000 square feet of event space, ranging from more traditional leaning ballrooms to a rooftop lounge area with a retractable roof (so no worries about wedding day weather disasters!). With state-of-the-art A/V capabilities and many ways to customize the event spaces, any of the modern hotel’s eye-catching spaces make the perfect on-trend venue for your big day. Learn more here.
THE ART INSTITUTE OF CHICAGO
The Art Institute of Chicago has event spaces ranging from traditional to modern. As you go through the museum, the art offers a timeless experience. They host with endless options for your engagement party, rehearsal dinner, bridal shower, wedding ceremony, or reception. The capacities of event spaces are here. Learn more.
THE GODFREY HOTEL CHICAGO
For a wedding celebration where each detail must be perfect and unequivocally yours, The Godfrey Hotel Chicago ensures that your guests will be taken care of. With the hotel’s chic designed interiors, the Chicago skyline view and floor-to-ceiling windows, your celebration will set the perfect mood for the life you’ve chosen to spend together. Plan your wedding here.
Skydeck offers 360-degree views of the impressive Chicago skyline, the perfect scenery for your big day. The Skydeck seats up to 175 guests and hosts up to 300 guests for non-seated receptions. Inside the 99th floor of the iconic Willis Tower, this spectacular landmark features breathtaking views and covers all the amenities you need for a picture-perfect day. Find out more here.
The LaSalle Chicago
For some weddings, it’s all about the details, and The LaSalle Chicago Hotel’s elegant spaces are bursting with them. Located within Chicago’s newest luxury hotel, the intimate wedding venue features a dedicated reception area, beautifully-appointed ballroom, and grand staircase for making an entrance to remember. The 5,486 square feet of event space has a capacity of 150, making it the perfect destination for a luxury elopement surrounded by your inner circle. Learn more here.
W Chicago - City Center
Plan your next Chicago get-together in one of their striking venue spaces. Step outside and experience the city's iconic attractions - from the Loop to Wrigley Field, Millennium Park and the Art Institute of Chicago. Need anything while you're there? Just ask, and they'll make it happen with their Whatever/Whenever® service. With more than 14,000 square feet of recently remodeled and dynamic meeting space, W’s team of banquet and culinary experts are prepared to exceed expectations whether you are raising a glass or raising the bar. Restored finishes throughout the many meeting spaces—including original chandeliers and terrazzo floors—blend seamlessly with innovative technology to enhance any get-together. Spoil yourself with W Chicago – City Center. Learn more here.
American Writers Museum
Weddings are a way to tell the story of your love, and what better place to do that than the American Writers Museum! Our state-of-the-art facility brings private events to life against the backdrop of more than 400 years of American writing. With access to all of our exhibits, your guests are sure to remember your unique, intimate wedding. Able to accommodate groups ranging from 20 to 250 people, our event space is also ideal for rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, wedding showers, and more. Learn more here.
For a luxurious wedding, plan your day at LondonHouse. LondonHouse Chicago offers a collection of elegant spaces for wedding events large and small. There are 13 flexible meeting spaces offering up to 25,000 square feet of catering and event space. Celebrate your pre-ceremony and post-reception parties at LondonHouse, Chicago’s only tri-level rooftop offering an exclusive indoor and outdoor dining experience, original American cuisine, and an assortment of specialty drinks. Find more information here and read the brochure here.
VIRGIN HOTELS CHICAGO
Plan the perfect day at Virgin Hotels Chicago. Their planners and spaces create a customized experience for the wedding of your dreams. So, feel free to plan every detail yourself, or let them take care of it for you. The capacities of different event spaces are here. Find out more here.
Kimpton Gray Hotel vows to wow. Offering wedding experiences from simply elegant ceremonies to lavish soirees, the team envisions couples exchanging vows in Boleo under skyscrapers and stars followed by dinner and dancing in the Adler Ballroom with more gaze-worthy views. Each celebration is tailor-made by event specialists to exceed every desire. Inquire about “The Something Blue," a product of the Concierge Cocktail, a rotating cocktail series sold from their pop-up bodega at the reception desk. "The Something Blue" is a customizable bottled-cocktail amenity that gives each happy couple’s family and friends a curated taste of the event to come and a forever keepsake. Everything from the cocktail ingredients to the artwork is tailored to the persona of each couple because the Kimpton Gray Hotel prides itself on creating personalized experiences. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org and learn more here.
THE ALLEGRO ROYAL SONESTA HOTEL CHICAGO LOOP
If you’re looking for the perfect venue for the perfect day, look no further than The Allegro Royal Sonesta Hotel. From ceremonies and receptions to rehearsal dinners, from elegant brunches to lavish honeymoon getaways, The Allegro Royal Sonesta Hotel is ready to celebrate your love story in grand style. Exceptional spaces and extraordinary culinary offerings converge to create the wedding of your dreams, boasting old-school glamour with a modern, sophisticated twist. Also check out their Minimonies (with a maximum of 25 people) and Micro Weddings (with a maximum of 50 people) packages. Learn more about hosting your wedding at The Allegro Royal Sonesta Hotel Chicago Loop here.
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