Top Wedding Venues in Chicago

  • A groom has his arm around his bride’s waist as they walk on a downtown street.
Chicago is a wedding photographer’s dream. It has both Lake Michigan and the Chicago River, boasts some of the most amazing architecture in the world, and is full of elegant hotels and other reception sites. Then there’s Navy Pier, a host of world class museums, and plenty of public art and monuments.

It’s also a wonderful place to tie the knot and celebrate with family and friends. Here are 10 great wedding venues in Chicago.

Columbus Park Refectory

This Chicago landmark features Spanish-influenced architecture overlooking a lagoon, stonework ledges, native plants, and two waterfalls.

Millennium Knickerbocker Hotel

A 25-foot-high gold-gilded domed ceiling sets the stage for a fairytale wedding in the hotel’s Crystal Ballroom.

Theater on the Lake

A recent renovation turned this seasonal theater in Lincoln Park into a stunning venue with views of both the lake and the city skyline. This flexible set-up allows parties as small as 25 or as large as 1,500.

Lincoln Park Conservancy

Designed by Alfred Caldwell in 1936, the Lily Pool at Lincoln Park features an architecturally significant pavilion, a cascading waterfall, and native plantings. It’s available seasonally for intimate events hosting up to 30 guests.

Chicago History Museum

Up to 300 guests can enjoy the Georgian-style architecture and surrounding views of the Lincoln Park neighborhood.

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Nestled against Lake Galena, this venue accommodates up to 300 guests and includes access to an outdoor stone patio with panoramic views.

Aon Grand Ballroom

This Navy Pier venue boasts 18,000 square feet of space, an 80-foot domed ceiling, and sweeping views of Lake Michigan.

The Rookery

Designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, this masterpiece holds up to 400 guests and features a glass ceiling out of which rises a central atrium. An oriel staircase adds to the elegance.

Promontory Point

The creation of renowned designer Daniel Burnham, this quaint venue offers magnificent French doors that open onto a stone veranda just steps from Lake Michigan.

Galleria Marchetti

Lush courtyards and a tented pavilion make this site unique, and it’s suitable for both indoor and outdoor weddings.

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About Sarah Little

Sarah Little, Marketing Director at StorageMart, holds a Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration. She serves as Vice President on the Board of Directors for the Central Missouri Foster Care & Adoption Association, a non-profit group dedicated to improving the lives of children.

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