Catalyst Ranch




In the heart of the West Loop only a few blocks from the river is Chicago’s most intriguing venue to host your special day. With a creative environment to set the stage, your event can be a celebration that leaves a lasting impression. The colorful and creative ambiance of Catalyst Ranch will infuse your event with life and a jovial spirit. Your ceremony unfolds in the loft’s whimsical space, filled with an eclectic mix of vintage and ethnic furnishings, and exposed brick walls giving off an earthy vibe. Your friends and family surround you as you and your better half join your lives together. A festive party begins in the imagination-filled Catalyst Ranch. With all tables and chairs provided, special touches that truly reflect your unique wedding style shine through. Dine, dance and celebrate your new life with all the people that mean the most to you.

Venue Style

Loft, Vintage/Rustic, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 175 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,250 to $5,725 for both a reception and a ceremony and includes 4 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The rental fee ranges from $375 to $750 for a ceremony only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $500/hr.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Catalyst Ranch is estimated at between $15,432 and $26,719 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Dance floor
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
No kitchen
Parking can be arranged

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors only
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 1:00AM