9 Cool Wedding Venues in The Chicago Loop

The Loop is a vibrant area in downtown Chicago flush with iconic attractions, breathtaking skyscrapers, and of course, the infamous Michigan Ave. But did you know that it’s also home to some pretty magnificent wedding venues? From an eclectic riverfront restaurant to a posh boutique hotel with a rooftop terrace, these Windy City beauties will have you swooning over their super-chic event spaces.


Adler Planetarium

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: cafe Galileo offers unparalleled city skyline views with its glass walls, enjoy the same panoramic vistas from the North and Sundial Terraces • receptions in the Grainger Sky Theater • event activities include a journey through the cosmos, or viewing the moon, planets, and stars through a telescope

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
Click Here for More Info

Pazzo's

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: magnificent 4-story Atrium boasting 20-foot-tall windows beneath a soaring glass archway • toast with cocktails in the cozy lounge-style Enclosure, then dance the night away before the sparkling granite fountain and bronze statue • distinguished, award-winning cuisine that matches the style of the venue's prime Wacker Drive location

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
Click Here for More Info

Renaissance Chicago Downtown Hotel

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: a chic wedding venue situated beside the iconic Chicago River • say “I do” amongst the array of dynamic event spaces fit for an extravagant bash or an intimate affair • dance the night away in the Explore room that features stunning panoramic views of Downtown Chicago

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
Click Here for More Info

The Allegro Royal Sonesta Hotel Chicago Loop

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: sophisticated hotel steeped in historic charm • Old World glamour in the Walnut Ballroom, with its 15-foot soaring ceilings and warm walnut accents • intimate celebrations in the inviting Palladium Room, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows allowing for fab views and ample natural light

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
Click Here for More Info

LM Studio Chicago

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: a one-of-a-kind venue with two levels of event space and striking city views • hold your ceremony in the beautiful Atrium featuring panoramic park vistas • celebrate with your guests in the 6th floor Studio with it’s floor-to-ceiling windows, a custom-built bar, and plush lounge seating

Catering: In-house
Price: $$
Click Here for More Info

Beatnik on the River

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: eclectic restaurant with a distinct global flair • dramatic design details like colorful tile mosaics, chevron-painted floors laid with opulent rugs, and tropical plants tucked in every possible nook • intimate al fresco celebrations overlooking the iconic Chicago River

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
Click Here for More Info

Embassy Suites Chicago Downtown Magnificent Mile

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: a sophisticated hotel with Windy City views and just steps from Michigan Avenue • tie the knot in the unique and intimate ceremony space featuring Lushly planted eco-walls • celebrate in the elegant Wabash River Ballroom with a lavish affair

Catering: In-house
Price: $$
Click Here for More Info

Chicago Athletic Association

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: 1893 Venetian Gothic landmark set on the doorstep of Millennium Park • intricate craftsmanship, monumental fireplaces, and floor-to-ceiling windows lend elegance to the ballrooms • fun receptions in the Stagg Court or in The Tank, the original indoor pool framed by marble pillars and an elegant mezzanine balcony

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
Click Here for More Info

The Metropolitan

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: classic event space offering sweeping views from the 66th & 67th floors • elegantly appointed ballrooms with dark wood trim, coffered ceilings, and floor-to-ceiling windows • personalized service and plenty of extras

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
Click Here for More Info


Are we friends yet? Join MyGuide for more goodness!

Some clients may have paid to be placed in our editorial and some of these links may be affiliate; however, we never include a venue, vendor, or product unless they have a proper place here. This is part of our Core Values. We create our website first and foremost to be good for the couples using it to plan their Big Day. We won't stray from that for a few advertising dollars. #scoutshonor

Find More Articles About...

All-Inclusive | Art Gallery | Ballroom | Barn | Beach / Ocean | Beach Wedding Ceremony | Brewery / Distillery | Bridal Fairs | Brides Want to Know | Budget Wedding Ideas | Business Functions / Meetings | Cakes | Ceremony | Chapel / Church / Temple | Checklists | City / Urban | Cityscape | Colorful | Covid | Creek / River | Cultural | Destination | DIY Wedding Ideas | DJ / Entertainment / Music | Dog | Elegant | Elopement Packages | Engagement / Proposal | Expert Advice | Flowers | Food | Forest / Woods | Fun | Garden | Give Back | Glam | Glossaries of Wedding Terms | Golf / Country Club | Great View | Green Weddings | Grooms / Groomsmen | Hills | Historic | Historic / Landmark Building | Honeymoons / Travel | Hotel | Indian | Inspiration Board | Invitations | Lake | Landscaped Grounds | Large Wedding | Late Night | LGBTQ+ Friendly | Local Weddings | Loft / Warehouse / Industrial | Makeup / Hair | Mansion | Modern | Moss | Mountain | Museum | Nightclub | Non-Profit | Ocean / Bay | Offbeat | On-Site Accommodations | Outdoor | Outdoor Ceremony | Panoramic | Park | Penthouse / Rooftop | Photography | Printable | Private Estate | Private Home | Questions To Ask Your... | Ranch / Farm | Reception | Rehearsal Dinner | Resort / Spa | Restaurant | Retreat | Romantic | Rustic | Shabby Chic | Small Wedding | Special Events / Parties | Unique | Unique | Valley | Vintage | Wedding Dresses / Accessories | Wedding Insurance | Wedding Registry | Wedding Vendors | Wedding Venues / Locations | Weddings by Season | Wineries | Winery / Vineyard | Winter | Zoo / Aquarium