Event spaces and event venues with outdoor space for large groups, parties and receptions
112 West Hubbard St.
Chicago, Illinois 60654
- Neighborhood: River North, Downtown Chicago
- Description: As you step into Joy District, you'll be greeted by a stylish and contemporary atmosphere that effortlessly combines urban chic with modern elegance. The venue features multiple levels, each with its own distinct charm and purpose, allowing for seamless flow and customization.
For private group gatherings, Joy District offers a range of flexible event spaces that can accommodate intimate gatherings or larger parties. Whether you're planning a corporate networking event, a milestone celebration, or a social gathering, the venue's diverse layouts and capacities ensure there's an ideal space to meet your specific requirements.
One of the standout features of Joy District is its stunning rooftop lounge. With panoramic views of the city skyline, this rooftop oasis provides an unforgettable setting for cocktail receptions, evening soirées, or corporate mixers. Guests can savor delectable cuisine and craft cocktails while enjoying the vibrant energy and breathtaking views of downtown Chicago.
- Capacity: 1000
3635 N Clark Street
Chicago, Illinois 60613
- Neighborhood: Wrigleyville, Lakeview
- Description: Whether you’re looking for a venue to host a wedding, holiday party or corporate meeting, you’ll be hard pressed to find more unique event spaces in Chicago than those at Gallagher Way. With nine distinct venues, you can choose from restaurant and outdoor, modern and industrial, corporate and party. No matter which you pick, our venues surrounding Wrigley Field all come with a view that can’t be beat. That’s just one reason Crain’s Chicago Business named us among the best event spaces in Chicago.
With so many Chicago venues and unique event spaces, we can accommodate groups of various sizes. Move from our outdoor ice skating rink at Gallagher Way to a cozy after party in The Bar at Hotel Zachary, or from corporate meetings at the American Airlines Conference Center to private dinner space at private dinner space at Swift & Sons Tavern to a holiday party at Mordecai.
1465 W Willow street
Chicago, Illinois 60642
- Description: Hinoki Sushiko features two floors emitting several experiences and atmospheres. Through the entrance you and your guests will uncover our first floor Izakaya ( Japanese themed bar) with 60 seats and full bar Under a huge, 5,000 pc wooden tree structure. Coming along to our second floor, Our omakase room is combined with a 2nd floor patio for a 200 person reception style event. A tree extending its branches continuously through the entire dining room. Twice Featured in the Michelin Guide Chicago selection, Chef/owner Gustavo Barahona and Beverage Director/GM Zak Sherman Boast a Dual concept Japanese restaurant, serving hand-crafted cocktails, sakes, beers and a world class selection of Whiskeys. Whether its our Izakaya or Omakase, Hinoki Sushiko aims to bring guests the highest quality in celebration and honor of Japanese cuisine.
- Capacity: 260
800 W. Maxwell St.
Chicago, IL 60607
- Description: University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) Picnic Grove partners with Picnics In Chicago (PIC) to organize corporate picnics and summer outings on its scenic campus.
- Capacity: Up to 10,000 people
17250 S Weber Rd
Lockport, Illinois 60441
- Description: For more than 100 years, and four generations, Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm in Lockport, IL has been the place where memories are created. Not just by the Siegel family, but also by families and individuals across the region.
We are proud and pleased to offer The BARN at COTTONWOOD, as the newest in a long list of amenities that Siegel’s Cottonwood Farm has to offer. It’s been 25 years since a true Amish Barn was built in Will County. Our barn was built by hand, without power tools or modern conveniences by Pennsylvania Amish artisans. It’s been our vision to build a place as special as the events that will be held here, and we can’t wait to be a part of what you’re planning.
Perfect for Corporate Events, Retreats, Outings and Teambuilding. Also weddings are extremely popular here. Check us out by clicking on our details link.
- Capacity: 5,000
2050 Progress Pkwy
Schaumburg, Illinois 60196
- Neighborhood: Schaumburg
- Description: Welcome to Topgolf – the premier entertainment destination in Schaumburg. And by entertainment destination, we’re talking about a place where you can come for birthday parties, bachelor or bachelorette parties, corporate events, date nights, or just a night out with friends, and everyone will have a great time.
No matter the occasion or who you share it with, we believe that every great time starts with play, is fueled by food and drinks, moved by music and all made possible through community.
2367 West Logan Boulevard
Chicago, IL 60647
- Description: Picnics In Chicago (PIC) provides fantastic interactive, all-inclusive outdoor or indoor picnic packages at the best venues throughout the Chicagoland area. PIC also delivers you with a highly engaging and entertaining environment for employees and families of all ages.
- Capacity: We have many picnic venues to choose from throughout Chicagoland & Chicago Suburbs
315 N. LaSalle Street
Chicago, IL 60654
- Neighborhood: River Front
- Description: River Roast Private Events, located on the Chicago River, offers an impressive setting for your next party or meeting. Helmed by James Beard award-winning Chef Tony Mantuano and Executive Chef Cedric Harden, River Roast is a lively social house and gathering place.
Experienced event planning and service teams aim to accommodate and anticipate your needs for a flawless event. Whether you are planning a grand gala for 300 people, or an exclusive affair for eight, the delectable customized menus and exceptional views with impress.
River Roast has six spaces to choose from, each featuring sophisticated decor that pays tribute to the historical landmark building the restaurant is housed in- the options for corporate and social events are endless.
- Capacity: 1500
- Neighborhood: Bridgeport
- Description: Located in the Bridgeport neighborhood of Chicago, the Morgan Arts Complex (MAC) has over 150,000 square feet of collaborative and customizable space. This is the perfect spot to host your next event, whether that is a dinner party, corporate event, or a grand wedding with all of your loved ones. Along with our preferred vendors, the MAC can provide everything you need for that next big event. This includes a variety of catering options, florists, photographers, videographers, and more.
The MAC is ready to bring your creative vision to life. Throughout the complex, guests can experience three floors of unique spaces with touches of vintage elegance and modernity. The walls throughout are decorated with artwork created by world-class artists. Whether you are planning a small get-together or a large corporate party, the MAC is ready to welcome you!
- Capacity: 250 people for sit down/dinner and 500 for cocktail-style parties - Looking at further expansion possibilities too.
2 W. Erie St.
Chicago, Illinois 60654
- Neighborhood: River North
- Description: Overlooking Chicago’s vibrant River North neighborhood, Twenty Six is the ideal destination for your next gathering. With a unique combination of indoor/outdoor space, the venue is complete with an open-air rooftop terrace, custom lounge furniture and two bar areas. The unique space is ideal for a day of casual meetings, brainstorm sessions and team building activities and transitions easily into an evening cocktail reception or networking event.
- Capacity: 180
211 N. Stetson ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60601
- Neighborhood: River East, Downtown Chicago
- Capacity: 500
Chicago, Il 60601
- Neighborhood: Downtown Chicago
- Description: A private cocktail or dinner party aboard your own private yacht is sure to dazzle your clients, friends and colleagues. Choose a daytime or evening Chicago River cruise and select one of our celebrated caterers to design a custom menu perfect for your private event. Guides available for private architecture tours, if desired. River and/or lake cruises available.
41 E Superior St
Chicago, IL 60611
- Neighborhood: River North, Gold Coast
- Description: Jake Melnick’s Corner Tap is Chicago’s favorite hangout for great burgers, terrific salads, home-cooked specialties, decadent desserts and an awesome selection of beer and cocktails — all enjoyed in a comfortable and welcoming neighborhood spot.
Whether you’re hosting an intimate get together for family and friends, or a corporate reception, our experienced event planner will customize a menu that is sure to satisfy the cravings of 15 to 400 guests. The crew at Jake’s will make your event a huge success by providing first-class service in a laid back setting, & enough fun to keep the good times flowing and the party goers going!
- Capacity: 250
2150 S Canalport
Chicago, Il 60608
- Neighborhood: South Loop
- Description: Ideally situated in Chicagoʼs Pilsen neighborhood, Lacuna offers a truly unique setting for your next event. Built in 1897 as what once was the worldʼs largest macaroni factory, the 5 story, 250,000 sq. ft. space maintains much of the original charm as the building has been carefully restored using a variety of the original materials. Lacuna is also home to many talented Chicago artists and their one of a kind creations can be found throughout building and used as decor for private events. In the Summer months, the rooftop provides stunning views of the cityʼs skyline and is perfect for an outdoor ceremony or cocktail reception.
- Capacity: 700
700 EAST GRAND AVENUE
Chicago, Il 60611
- Neighborhood: River East, Downtown Chicago
- Description: Harry Caray’s is uniquely able to offer exciting and memorable party experiences! Toast to another great year among beautiful views of Chicago’s magnificent skyline from our waterfront location on Navy Pier. Several areas within the restaurant can be sectioned off for private events, including the space adjacent to the patio—providing guests with an unforgettable night with a spectacular view of Lake Michigan.
- Capacity: 440
3369 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60657
- Neighborhood: Wrigleyville
- Description: Great food, fun atmosphere and southern hospitality!
- Capacity: 220
34W002 Cherry Lane
Geneva, Illinois 60134
- Description: The Kane County Cougars are a Minor League Baseball team located in west-suburban Geneva. We are the Class-A affiliate of the Arizona Diamondbacks, and the only Major League Baseball affiliated team in the area. From early April through Labor Day, the Cougars play 70 games at beautiful Northwestern Medicine Field.
The stadium holds nearly 11,000 fans, with private and semi-private catering areas available for groups from 20 to 11,000. On game days, you can expect fun-filled baseball games, as well as many crazy antics between innings to keep everyone entertained. Special character appearances are scattered throughout the summer, and we have over 25 post-game fireworks shows each season! A KidZone area with inflatable rides and games keeps the younger fans happy, and the best food and beverages you can find at a ballpark will keep everyone content. On many Saturdays, your ticket to the game includes a free pre-game concert at our on-site Music Garden, adding to the already great value we provide.
- Capacity: 20 -11,000 guests
Chicago, Il. 60609
- Neighborhood: South Loop
- Description: Find Chicago's planner preferred meeting and event venues in Chicago's South Loop near McCormick Place Convention Center.
1924 South State Street
Chicago, Illinois 60616
- Neighborhood: South Loop
- Description: Just a short walk from McCormick Place, Cafe Bionda is the perfect venue for your next event! The space features a charming patio, a welcoming island bar, a large dining room with beautiful sliding doors made of glass from the original mercantile exchange, stunning artwork from Italian culture and the arts, and a speakeasy lounge. The space can accommodate up to 200 guests for a cocktail reception and 100 guests for a seated event.