Top 5 Wedding Venues in Chicago which Make Your Big Day Unforgettable

Posted by on Apr 30, 2014 in Beautiful Wedding Venues in the World |

stunning views from Adler PlanetariumWhy Chicago is one of the best places for wedding? It is so because it has a number of spots where a dream wedding can be conducted. This city is full of majestic monuments, elegant hotels, banquet halls, cruises and piers, where you can have a fairytale wedding which you and your guests will enjoy in a true sense. Chicago weddings are events to be remembered for years because of its awesome venues. Here are top 5 wedding venues of Chicago.

1. Keith House Chicago

Keith House on South Prairie Avenue is placed in the heart of the famous Prairie Avenue Historic District. It is a beautiful 1870 mansion which offers stunning views of the Chicago Women’s Park and Gardens. Easily accessible within 10 minutes from downtown Chicago, this venue offers garden ceremonies in its backyard lawns on a backdrop of majestic sky-kissing trees and flowers everywhere. The venue is pet-friendly too. If you want an indoor event, there is a cozy and charming period atmosphere in there, with high ceilings, numerous tall windows and abundant molding in its art gallery and dining room, which add a magical touch to your big day.

Keith House

Keith House garden

Keith House interior

2. Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium on South Lake Shore Drive is an awesome wedding venue because of its innovative architecture of the Clark Family Welcome Gallery where you can project a video or photo shoot on any of the four screens and next, dance for the entire night in the Grainger Sky Theater in magical LED lights. The planetarium gives awesome views of Chicago’s shimmering skyline through a glass wall of Café Galileo and also from the North and Sundial Terraces. As a wedding entertainment you can offer your guests the classy journeys of cosmos, moon, planets and stars!

stunning views from Adler Planetarium

Adler Planetarium - dining under stars

3. Loft on Lake

One of the several special features of Loft on Lake on West Lake Street which makes it an awesome wedding venue is the natural light it offers whether you are celebrating your wedding in day or night. It has a 65-foot skylight which allows the sunlight to drop in during the day and at night it presents an awesome starry sky for you and your guests.  The venue has a great onsite photographer too, who has set a photo booth. Another awesome feature is you can decorate your wedding innovatively with the artworks of one of city’s local artists, through the Chicago Artists network of the Loft.


skylight of loft on lake

4. European Chalet Banquets

European Chalet Banquets on South Harlem Avenue has extremely friendly staff who strives to make your event a grand success. They are strict followers of the European tradition of offering guests a familial environment and a great feast of delicious food and drink. The venue is very conveniently located within 12 minutes from Midway Airport and is easily accessible for guests coming from out of town.

European Chalet Banquets

European Chalet Banquets - cozy dining room

European Chalet Banquets- cake

5. Odyssey Cruises

If you would like to exchange your vows on the waters, Odyssey Cruises at East Grand Navy Pier is the perfect place for you. Say “I do” on the unmatched backdrop of the renowned Chicago skyline, shoreline and the Navy Pier. You have choices of a la carte ceremonies and receptions or all-inclusive customizable packages. You can also have your personal wedding consultant who will let you enjoy a stress-free wedding.

wedding on OdysseyCruises

dining Odyssey Cruises

Navy pier Odyssey Cruise