Large Event Venues for Rent in Chicago, IL

Large Event Venues for Rent in Chicago, IL

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Top Large Event Venues in Chicago, IL

Step into Chicago, where you’ll discover numerous large venues, each brimming with its own unique character! Whether you’re looking to host a grand gala, a buzzing concert, or an elaborate conference, the Windy City promises to cater to your every need. Chicago is not only about the soaring skyscrapers and stunning lake views, but also spacious halls,  suites, and outdoor spaces. Our easy-to-use platform will streamline your search, making the process easy and stress-free. Choose from a wide selection of large venues that reflect the energy and grandeur of Chicago and get ready to make your mark on the dazzling city!

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FAQs about Large Event Venues in Chicago, IL

How much does it cost to rent a large venue in Chicago?

The cost of renting a large venue in Chicago can vary, but there's a perfect fit for every budget. On an hourly basis, you can expect to pay anywhere between $100 and $500, depending on the venue's size and unique features. If you're thinking of a full day or session, the range broadens, with rental fees starting at $500 and going up to $11,000 or more for those exceptionally grand events.

You can also pick an alternative pricing model. In Chicago, you’ll find quite a lot of large venues with minimum spend requirements, especially bars and restaurants. They can range from $1,500 to a lavish $45,000 per event. Looking for an all-inclusive deal? Event packages start at an affordable $20 per person, which could be a savvy choice for larger groups! (All data from Tagvenue.)

Where can I find large venues for rent in Chicago?

There’s so many large event venues spread across the entire city, waiting to host your next big event! Start your search in the heart of the city - Downtown Chicago. You’ll find plenty of options here, especially in the River North district and along the banks of the Chicago River

Fancy a bit of an urban, industrial vibe? Look no further than West Loop, known for its converted warehouses and contemporary feel! It’s a real hotspot in Chicago, offering some large music venues too. For a more laid-back setting, Lakeview and Wrigleyville offer great options, Keep an eye out for venues along Clark Street, as there’s a real selection of them here.

If you wish to venture further from the city center, Bridgeport and Grand Boulevard in the south boast a variety of top-rated large venues. And don’t forget to check out the area around O’Hare International Airport, these are convenient, especially for out-of-town guests!

What are some of the largest event venues in Chicago?

Does your guest list make every other one look tiny? Don’t worry, Chicago offers some really spacious event venues with substantial capacities! Here are some of the largest options you’ll find on Tagvenue:

  • Artifact Events - With two buildings and a sunny courtyard, this venue definitely counts as one of the best large wedding venues in Chicago! It’s located near Montrose Metro Station and regularly hosts a range of events, from special days to conferences, creative production, and galas! It can host up to 833 seated or even 1,717 standing guests!
  • Church Street Brewing Company - For an affordable large venue, venture away from the center of the city to Itasca! This family- (and pet!) friendly venue can accommodate 1,200 people for a large party near O’Hare International Airport. If you were looking for something unique for your next event, a huge brewery surely ticks that box!
  • Theater Auditorium at Greenwood Oasis - This venue is undoubtedly one of the largest indoor venues in Chicago, with a capacity of over 3,700 guests! It's situated in Grand Crossing. With modern audio-visual facilities, an audience area and ample stage space, you can bring your events to life here!

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