Windy City Magic: 10 Chicago Wedding Venues With Glittering Skyline Views

The glittering lights of Chicago's skyline create a glamorous, romantic, wedding backdrop—one that's sought after by tourists and locals alike. A wealth of venue choices range from storied icons to hidden treasures, but all of the places featured here boast fantastic bird's-eye views of the Windy City.


J. Parker

Chicago, Illinois

Style: Fabulous rooftop restaurant outfitted with retractable glass roof, offering year-round unobstructed water views—the perfect backdrop for intimate celebrations.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Morgan's on Fulton

Chicago, IL

Style: Chic rooftop penthouse with a retractable glass enclosure and a wraparound terrace with perimeter plantings, plus an additional, light-flooded loft space, all located in the heart of cool Fulton Market.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Lacuna Events by LM

Chicago, Illinois

Style: This chic artist loft venue is topped by a cool rooftop deck, which boasts jaw-dropping skyline views and plenty of unique touches, like hand-crafted bench seating, a lattice-work trellis, and a built-in bar strung with café lighting.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

The Hive on Hubbard

Chicago, IL

Style: This lovingly restored 1872 industrial-chic landmark boasts an enormous skylight running the length of the event room, which also features brick walls, exposed rafters and ductwork, an open-concept kitchen, and a lovely outdoor terrace.

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Midwest Conference Center

Northlake, Illinois

Style: Elegant event venue with a gorgeous 16th-floor ballroom with floor-to-ceiling wraparound windows framing panoramic views of the glittering Chicago skyline.

Catering: In-house
Price: $

City View Loft

Chicago, Illinois

Style: Vintage charm at this brick-walled, window-lined venue offering incredible skyline views in every direction.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Hyatt Regency Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Style: Classically elegant hotel close to famous attractions—Shedd Aquarium, Soldier Field, The Willis Tower, Millennium Park—features impressive ballrooms with enormous windows that frame sparkling city views.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

River Roast Private Events

Chicago, Illinois

Style: Historic venue offering six indoor and outdoor event spaces with details like exposed brick walls, tall columns, and pressed-tin ceilings, plus sightlines to the river, bridge, and glittering skyscape.

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

Adler Planetarium

Chicago, IL

Style: Unique, modern planetarium with super-cool event spaces like Café Galileo, where a wall of glass frames a view of Chicago's dazzling skyline, and the futuristic Clark Family Welcome Gallery, where you can project a photo slideshow or video onto any of four screens.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

The Metropolitan

Chicago, IL

Style: Contemporary and classic event rooms offer amazing panoramas of the city and Lake Michigan, and their cuisine is an eclectic mix of traditional fare with a modern sensibility.

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$



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