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Ignite Glass Studios Group Activities & Event Space

The unique and versatile event spaces at Ignite Glass Studios are the perfect setting for private events of all kinds, personal or professional; intimate or elaborate. Three separate areas – the Event Space, Urban Garden, and Rooftop Deck – combine to offer over almost 9,000 square feet of space. The only Event Venue in Chicago offering a garden and a rooftop.

Urban Garden (2,400 sq ft)
Through a custom crafted gate, you’ll find our serene, urban garden nestled in the cityscape of the West Loop and punctuated with glass art and fruit trees.

Rooftop Deck (3,290 sq ft)
Ascend to the rooftop to enjoy dramatic views of the Chicago skyline perfect for commercial, editorial and wedding photo shoots, intimate events or as additional outdoor space for any event.

Event Space (3,290 sq ft)
An unobstructed, acoustically treated industrial space featuring polished concrete floors, custom glass sconces, festive string lights, and a wall of windows leading out to our garden.

350 Guests - Standing Reception
230 Guests - Seated Dinner
220 Guests - Seated Dinner w/Dance Floor


Offered Monday thru Friday and Weekends when available by appointment only. Interactive Glassblowing Demonstration
Prices Starting at $500*

Be dazzled for a full hour by our talented artists while they work with 2,000 degree molten glass and your guests interact with the narrator as they watch hot glass transform into a art. Perfect for groups of any size that aren’t looking for a hands-on experience or only have a short time to spend with us. Pay an additional $300 to keep the piece made during the demonstration.

Team Glassblowing
Prices Starting at $150 Per Team*
Our accomplished artists will guide each team of 3 or 4 people in collaborating to create a single glass piece that can be picked up 5 days afterwards. Approximately 25 minutes per team for a total duration of about 3 to 4 hours. Recommended for groups of 40-120 people.

Make a Wine Stopper
Prices Starting at $70 Per Person*
Artist Instructors will guide and assist each individual for about 15 minutes to create a one-of-kind wine stopper top. Great hands-on experience for larger groups (70 or less) who have about 2 to 4 hours to spend with us, depending on group size. Wine stoppers available for pick up 5 days after your visit.

Make Your Own Drinking Glass (popular offering)
Prices Starting at $85 per Person*
Guided by our instructing artists, individuals, from a group of 25 or less, will create a customized Drinking Glass. Water tumblers, stemless wine glasses, and rocks glasses for an adult beverages are favorites! It takes about 35 minutes per person for a total duration of about 3 to 4 hours depending on group size.

Turn up the Heat with a
Hot Shop Reception . . .
Elevate your experience with bites and beverages!

Exclusivity in the Hot Shop can be added to any of the experiences listed above for a room rental fee of
$500, when available, for groups of 40 people or less. Or inquire about using the event space for a seated dinner or if you desire more space.

Alcohol may only be served by a licensed and approved catering company. “BYOB” is not permitted. Bleacher
seating is provided with use of the Hot Shop Studio. Tables and chairs can be provided at an additional fee.

The $500 Fee does not include a glassblowing experience, food, beverage, or use of any other event space.

Individual Glassblowing (popular offering)
Prices Starting at $70 Per Person*
Each person is guided by our talented artists for about 20 minutes to create a customized ornament, paperweight or simple bowl. Wonderful for groups of 40 or less and takes a total of about 3 to 4 hours depending on number in your group. Glass objects ready for pick up in 5 days.

  • Total Capacity of Venue

    220 Seated with DJ and Dance Floor. 300 Cocktail Style

  • Private or Semi Private Space Available

    The venue rental fee is for all 3 space, providing a private space for all events.

  • Unique views

    Full view of Chicago’s Skyline

  • Our most Important Target Market is?

    Corporate and Social Clients

  • We are most proud of our ability to?

    Education the public on general glass blowing and the arts

  • We are famous with customers for our ability to?


  • Unlike our competition, we offer customers?

    Two outdoor spaces, and glassblowing classes/demonstrations at events

  • We would like our customers to tell their friends that we provide the best?

    Event and Group experiences

  • Our company enhances customer lives by offering?

    Access to the glass arts, and unique event experiences

  • We offer our customers the best?

    Group Experiences, glass art instructors, and entertainment

  • Recent Clients

    1. Jewelry
    2. Air Travel
    3. Technology
    4. Art
    5. Food/Dining

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Ignite Glass Studios Group Activities & Event Space

401 N Armour St
Chicago, ILLINOIS 60642 

Capacity: 220 Seated with DJ and Dance Floor. 300 Cocktail Style

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