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Provided by: 1st Ward Events
Chop Shop

Venue highlights

Valet parking

Venue details

Style:

Event Center, Loft

Guest capacity:

Accommodates up to 200 guests

Services:

Ceremony / Reception

Indoor

Location:

2033 West North Avenue
Chicago, IL 60647

Description:

Tucked away in Chicago’s Vibrant Wicker Park neighborhood, 1st Ward offers an expansive industrial-style venue that can be transformed into the picture perfect setting for the wedding day you have always dreamed of. Imagine creating the backdrop of your dreams utilizing an expansive event space housed inside the Chop Shop. With its epic 20 foot ceilings, exposed brick walls, modern guest suite, and state-of-the-art audio-visual elements, it is little wonder that this space is often called “impressive.” In addition to the main space, a mezzanine level allows you to add an entirely different dimension to your wedding. Of course, this venue has more to offer than looks alone. Ranging from buffet style dinners to gourmet hors d'oeuvres, 1st Ward offers an expert in-house catering service that will provide your event with the most delicious food and beverages imaginable. Combine this with the venue’s five-star customer service and you are sure to have a first class experience on your big day!

Additional details

Service Options

Venue notes

The rental fee ranges from $3,500 to $7,500 for a reception and ceremony and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Please inquire with the venue for more details on ceremony only wedding options.

Amenities and Restrictions

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Podium and/or stage

- Security

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- Full kitchen facilities

- Valet or public parking for a fee

- Dance area

Restrictions

- Wedding coordinator required

- Venue must approve all decorations

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Approved outside caterer allowed

- Amplified music OK indoors only

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 1:00AM

Amenities

- Bride's dressing area

- Podium and/or stage

- Security

- Venue set up and clean up

- Day-of coordinator

- Full kitchen facilities

- Valet or public parking for a fee

- Dance area

Restrictions

- Wedding coordinator required

- Venue must approve all decorations

- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.

- Approved outside caterer allowed

- Amplified music OK indoors only

- Smoking outside only

- Alcohol must be provided by venue

- Music must end by 1:00AM

Links

Chop Shop

Venue Highlights

Valet parking

STARTING AT $7,176 FOR 50 GUESTS

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