15 Incredible Chicago Wedding Venues

15 Incredible Chicago Wedding Venues

Looking for the perfect Chicago wedding venue? Then look no further than this great mix of options ranging to suit nearly every wedding style and budget. Check out these venues (and the rest of our awesome wedding venues in Chicago), along with their prices, max capacities, and special features or deals worth knowing. 

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1. Bartlett Hills Golf Club & Banquets

Price: Starting at $2,786 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 230

What We Love: This gorgeous wedding venue has a ballroom and veranda overlooking the lake. Because they’re experts at hosting weddings, they offer plenty of flexible packages to choose from. Also, they’re currently running a promotion for weddings that take place November through April! 

2. Concorde Banquets

Price: Starting at $4,971 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 600

What We Love: Concorde Banquets also offers a beautiful ballroom, gazebo, and pond. But weddings held here get to take advantage of their onsite team of professional event planners. Plus, this wedding venue offers full service catering as well as alcohol. If you’re interested in saving 20%, book your wedding here for a Friday or Sunday. 

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3. The Westin Chicago Northwest

Price: Starting at $5,900 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 600

What We Love: They waive the rental fee for the reception, have eco-friendly policies (like a strict biodegradable throwables policy), and all the featured extras a couple could possibly ask for on their big day. 

4. Illinois Beach Resort

Price: Starting at $5,369 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 250

What We Love: If a professional chef, a beach ceremony, and floor to ceiling windows for your reception space are on your wedding wish list then this is the venue for you. And if you have out-of-town guests, the venue also offers overnight accommodations. 

5. Ruffled Feathers Golf Club

Price: Starting at $5,950 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 275

What We Love: Their darling bridge is the perfect spot for your romantic wedding day photos. They also have wedding specialists available to help with planning. And if you’d like to get married between now and September 2020, Ruffled Feathers is currently offering a 20% discount on Friday ceremonies. 

6. Morgan Park Academy

Price: Starting at $2,244 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 300

What We Love: This unique Chicago wedding venue is located on a campus that offers a stunning theater, dining room, art gallery, a library complete with fireplaces, and fancy lawn for all your wedding related activities. The historic brick buildings add character and charm as well as the convenience of modern amenities. 

7. Drury Lane

Price: Starting at $8,843 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 1500 

What We Love: Drury Lane is a super-sized Chicago wedding venue with plenty of ballrooms or smaller, more intimate spaces to choose from. The styles range from upscale and elegant to classy and nostalgic. And, when you book your ceremony here, they’ll include the services of a day-of coordinator as well!

8. The Grove Redfield Estate

Price: Starting at $4,241 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 120

What We Love: This Chicago wedding venue allows you to bring your own alcohol, which can be a bit more budget-friendly. Plus The Grove is absolutely stunning inside and out. Sky-high ceilings, fireplaces, and old world charm await any wedding lucky enough to be hosted here.

9. ZED451

Price: Starting at $5,280 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 500

What We Love: An open air terrace and stunning Chicago skyline views make this contemporary wedding venue really stand out. They also have an indoor space known as the Fireside room where they host dinner and dancing for the reception. Plus, the venue has an onsite restaurant, so your food and beverage needs are in good hands.

10. Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Price: Starting at $6,785 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 300

What We Love: What’s not to love about exposed wooden beams, floor to ceiling windows, and breath-taking chandeliers? Not only is Eagle Ridge Resort a stunning wedding venue, it also has a spa couples and their wedding parties can take advantage of before or after their big day. Oh and did we mention the venue overlooks a lake? It’s truly the perfect mix of elegant and rustic just outside the city limits.

11. Moonlight Studios

Price: Starting at $10,283 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 300

What We Love: Not only is Moonlight Studios one of Wedding Spot’s 2019 “Best Of” winners, it’s also one of the more unique Chicago wedding venues on this list. In addition to its event center, the space also features a gallery and a loft which you can easily use for rehearsal dinner cocktails, photo shoots, and more. And, as you can see from the photo above, their lighting equipment is top notch and can handle pretty much any of your artistic design requests.

12. Pazzo's 311

Price: Starting at $15,603 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 400

What We Love: If the sheer beauty of this Chicago wedding venue isn’t enough to sway you, perhaps it’s extremely convenient downtown location is. Plus, the signature fountain sculpture is a memorable backdrop for your vows and provides ample opportunity for luxurious photo shoots. And if live music is important for your ceremony, the venue also offers an onsite piano for your musicians to use.

13. Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel

Price: Starting at $5,239 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 300

What We Love: Not only is this Chicago wedding venue conveniently located in a high end hotel (great for traveling guests or destination weddings), Renaissance Chicago also makes the entire process incredibly simple thanks to their certified event planners and day-of coordinators whose services are included in the rental. 

14. International Museum of Surgical Science

Price: Starting at $2,282 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 200

What We Love: Even though the name itself doesn’t sound incredibly romantic, the International Museum of Surgical Science is one of the most unique and breath-taking Chicago wedding venues. From the marble statues to the gorgeous Lake Michigan views, this event space is simply to die for. They also offer excellent customer service and onsite staff who will assist with private tours, parking, and greeting.

15. Bottom Lounge

Price: Starting at $8,266 for 50 guests

Max Capacity: 230

What We Love: Looking for a Chicago wedding venue that is both laidback and beautiful? Then the Bottom Lounge is the best place for your big day. They host receptions in their multi-purpose space and offer healthy chef-prepared cuisine. And don’t worry about parking around the West Loop - they have their own valet. Plus, they’re also a concert venue, so live bands and DJs will sound amazing here.

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