The James Chicago

Rentals included, Valet parking

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Starting at $20,222 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $20k for 50 Guests
Starting at $20k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 190

Starting price

20K$ to start


Indoor Ceremony Largest Capacity
Indoor Reception Largest Capacity




The James Chicago features 7,000 square feet of flexible, naturally lit, state-of-the-art event space. Whether you want to have a small and intimate affair or a large, gala wedding celebration, The James Chicago has something for you. Art lovers will find this venue particularly interesting as every space in the hotel is carefully curated with one-of-a-kind works from local and international artists. Host an intimate, romantic ceremony in one of the smaller or partition off The Great Room. After the ceremony, guests can make their way to The Library for cocktail hour. The Library is a cosmopolitan space that features over sized furniture, custom hand-stenciled bookcases, wet bar, game tables and a flat screen TV. The festivities continue with a reception in The Great Room. The expansive ballroom boasts rich carpeting, sleek lighting, 14-foot ceilings, skylights and huge windows with views to the north and east of the city. The James Chicago offers distinctive space, mouthwatering catering options, and event expertise that is sure to surpass your expectations.

Venue Notes

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.

Amenities And Requirements


4 hour Penthouse premium bar service is included with the Emerald Dinner package
Bride's dressing area
Coat check room
Complimentary bridal suite
Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Groom's dressing area
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Overnight accommodations available
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Valet or public parking for a fee
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors only- Catering provided by venue- Food & beverage minimum- Music must end by midnight- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- No smoking- Venue must approve all decorations