9 Luxe Downtown Chicago Wedding Venues

Luxury comes in many forms, and these downtown Chicago venues showcase them all. From gold leaf detailing and crystal chandeliers to hand-painted ceilings and rich, wood paneling, the event spaces in the following venues are both stunning and unique. Add exceptional services to the mix (think in-room spa treatments, afternoon tea and customized everything!) as well as plush accommodations and you’ve got all the elements for an unforgettable upscale celebration.


Waldorf Astoria Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Fab Features: glamorous ballrooms evoke the spirit of 1920s Paris • elegant accommodations offer inviting fireplaces, terraces, and plush furnishings • original works by internationally renowned artists are showcased throughout

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

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: elegant, full-service weddings offering chef-driven cuisine and in-house wines • beautifully contemporary indoor/outdoor space • luxe vibe accents River North's urban character with warm, modern details like wood wine barrels, rich colors, and opulent details

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

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: iconic museum with an impressive two-level event space offering unforgettable locations for your celebration • al fresco courtyard ceremonies with remarkable skyline views • dining and dancing beneath a 122-foot-long titanosaur, the largest dinosaur ever discovered

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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Revel Motor Row

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: impressive 1936 former home of Illinois Automobile Club and the Chicago Defender building • 20 unique event spaces, including an outdoor courtyard, offer exceptional flexibility for your creative vision • in-house design and décor keeps your process simple while creating a magnificent event

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$$
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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: $ • $$ • $$$
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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: $$ • $$$
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The Haley Mansion

Joliet, Illinois

Fab Features: impressive 1891 limestone mansion complete with stained-glass windows, intricately detailed friezes, and oak, mahogany and cherry woodwork • ceremonies in the lush gardens, amid thousands of fragrant blooms, a pergola, a pair of waterfalls, two ponds, and mature pines • dine and dance in the sun-soaked Conservatory or the elegant Ballroom

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