Theater on the Lake 2401 North Lake Shore Drive • Chicago • IL 60614


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Prices: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • Contact the venue for more details.
  • The venue has 12,000 square feet of continuous space, including an outdoor terrace, intimate patio, spacious restaurant, and theater room. Rentals include your selected event space, along with security, staffing, setup & teardown, and an exclusive list of approved vendors.


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 1000 100
Cocktails, etc. Standing 1000 100
Reception Seated 500 100
Meetings Total meeting capacity for this venue is 1000.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Small Wedding
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings

Essential Info


$ • $$ • $$$


Preferred list



Amplified Music

Some restrictions

Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

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

  • Historic / Landmark Building
  • Loft / Warehouse / Industrial
  • Restaurant
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility
  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Lake

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Lake
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Panoramic


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