Adler Planetarium 1300 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr • Chicago • IL 60605


Adler Planetarium

1300 S DuSable Lake Shore Dr
Chicago, IL 60605
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Why You'll Love This Place

A Here Comes The Guide Wedding Venue Review
  • Remarkable event spaces: Enjoy cocktails amongst the futuristic architecture of the Clark Family Welcome Gallery. Later, dance the night away in the Grainger Sky Theater on a floor lit up by LED lights. Both spaces become even more visually stunning when you project your choice of colorful lighting on the walls and ceiling.
  • Spectacular views and fun: Receptions in the Solarium treat diners to Chicago's glittering skyline through a wall of glass, while the Skyline and Sundial Terraces offer an al fresco setting with the same panoramic vistas. You can also add one-of-a-kind activities to your celebration, such as taking your guests on a journey through the cosmos, or inviting them to view the Moon, planets, and stars through a telescope set up just for your event (subject to weather and staff availability).
  • Great food and good karma: Food For Thought, the Planetarium's exclusive caterer, creates customized menus based on local and organic ingredients whenever possible. Even cooler, Food for Thought is a women- and minority-run business that promotes diversity and inclusion, so you can feel good knowing your delicious dining and drinks is also doing good in the community.

Prices: What's this going to cost?


Rental Fee
  • $6,400–13,000/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of year
    • Guest count
  • Rental fees include the use of the Solarium, Rainbow Lobby, Skyline Terrace, Welcome Gallery, and multiple exhibits. Grainger Sky Theater is available to add on at an additional cost. Ceremonies may be held at the Adler in conjunction with a reception.

Package Prices
  • Food & beverage packages include:

    • Passed hors d'oeuvres
    • Two-course dinner
    • Full standard bar
    • Coffee service
    • Staffing, equipment, and linens

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 320 320
Cocktails, etc. Standing 1000 500
Reception Seated 320 0
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 200.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • Special Events / Parties
  • LGBTQ+ Friendly

Essential Info

Price

$$ • $$$

Catering

In-house

Alcohol

In-house

Amplified Music

Indoors

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible

Availability

Please call Food For Thought for available dates.

Venue Type

Buildings, other structures, and natural settings available at this venue:

  • Museum
  • Unique
  • Lake
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Non-Profit

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Cityscape
  • Lake
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Other View
  • Panoramic

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