The Great Hall at The Onion

Chicago

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Description

Nestled beside a private 11-acre lake, the Great Hall at The Onion brewpub is a gorgeous venue that seamlessly blends modern elegance with natural beauty. This is the perfect venue for the couple that has been searching for a breathtaking venue that puts the beauty of mother nature front-and-center without having your entire wedding day at the will of the weather. Imagine exchanging your vows on a spacious cantilevered patio overlooking the lake and a nearby cascading waterfall. Your guests will be raving about your stunning ceremony for years to come! Once you’ve filled your wedding album with memorable photos taken on the grounds, make your way into the Great Hall, a spectacular space featuring fine woodwork and unparalleled architecture. Dine on delicious cuisine and dance the night away beneath vaulted cathedral ceilings with exposed beams and hand-carved chandeliers. The rustic-inspired design, as well as the floor-to-ceiling windows with lake views give the Great Hall at The Onion a welcoming, cabin-like feel that also manages to be undeniably grand!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Ocean/Waterfront View

Services

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 10:00AM. Events must end by midnight. Venue is not available for events on Mondays.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all Friday and Saturday peak season events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $500 to $1,200 and includes an extra hour of event time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $5 per person per hour.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Great Hall at The Onion is estimated at between $4,287 and $20,095 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Complimentary bridal suite
Full kitchen facilities
Valet/shuttle service provided
Coat rack
Candle and mirror centerpieces
Chandeliers and twinkle lights

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
No confetti or glitter