The Blackstone Hotel




The Blackstone Hotel’s storied past speaks of a history rich with intrigue, and it remains one of the most enthralling historic hotels in Chicago. Since its opening in 1910, the Blackstone has attracted the crème de la crème of celebrities, socialites, political powerhouses and infamous icons. Your wedding day will be no less spectacular! A beautiful ceremony in the luxurious hotel creates memories to last a lifetime, not to mention spectacular photos. After your vows, guests will be treated to a grand reception in the stunning ballroom. The vaulted ceiling, classical tiered architecture and romantic features offer a truly magnificent setting for your celebration. You’ll dine and dance beneath the sparkling chandeliers as the sun goes down and the lights of the city come up to offer a romantic scene. From 1910 to present day, the Blackstone’s beautiful brick and terracotta building has been an illustrious presence in the city’s landscape, and your wedding day will also go down in Chicago history!

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Hotel/Resort, City/Skyline View, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 280 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 240 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $5 per person. Additional hours can be arranged. Please inquire with the venue's wedding coordinator for exact details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at The Blackstone Hotel is estimated at between $21,066 and $45,952 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Overnight accommodations available
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Complimentary menu tasting for up to 4 guests

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight
Valet parking is available