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

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  • 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: 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.
  • Great food and fun: Food For Thought, the Planetarium's exclusive caterer, creates customized menus based on local and organic ingredients whenever possible. 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).

Prices: What's this going to cost?


Rental Fee
  • $5,500–11,500/event
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of year
    • Guest count
  • Ceremonies may be held at the Adler in conjunction with a reception.

Capacity

Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 325 325
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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