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Whether you’re hosting an intimate or extravagant wedding, or one that’s modern or classic, we’ve found the Best Unique Chicago Wedding Venues. Read below to see our best picks to match any style or budget.

stan mansion

Stan Mansion is a unique historical venue built in 1920 and completely restored by 2013. It sole intention is to offer a venue where a couple can create the wedding that they always dreamed of. They pride themselves of only taking one event at a time, which ensures no wedding will ever look the same!

Additional Details
Capacity: 300 guests for seated dinner; 450 for cocktail reception  |  Price Range:  $3,000 to $4,800  |  Rentals Include: Tables and lounge furniture at no additional cost

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Stan Mansion
Stan Mansion on Weddingful
Stan Mansion
Stan Mansion on Weddingful
Stan Mansion

See Stan Mansion‘s photo gallery and info HERE

THe Crystal gardens

Home to a beautiful, one-acre botanical garden, The Crystal Gardens at Navy Pier is housed in a six-story glass atrium with a 50-foot arched ceiling. It is the perfect venue if you wish to combine the wonders of the outdoors and comfort of the indoors. To top it off they have 80 live palm trees, lush foliage, hanging “twinkle lights”, and dancing “leapfrog” fountains!

Additional Details
Capacity: 80 to 525 seated; 1,500 reception style  |  Price Range:  $25 – $147 per person  |  Rentals Include:  Tables, chairs, linen and flatware

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The Crytal Gardens, Photo by Jai Girard Photography
Crystal Gardens on Weddingful
The Crystal Gardens
Crystal Gardens on Weddingful
The Crystal Gardens, Photo by Jai Girard Photography

See The Crystal Garden‘s Photo Gallery and Info HERE.

salvage one

Salvage One is a converted warehouse with an enclosed garden courtyard, it is a retail store, event space and backdrop for many films and photography shoots. An extremely unique place for a wedding having architectural artifacts, antiques and even vintage furniture!

Additional Details
Capacity: 50-300 guests seated; up to 600 reception style  |  Price Range: $6,000 – $8000  |  Rentals Include: 2 bars and stages, random mix of dining tables and chairs for up to 175 people, vintage sofas, lounge chairs, coffee tables for 40 or more guests, and coat check

Salvage One on Weddingful
Salvage One,  Photo by Olivia Leigh Photographie
Salvage One on Weddingful
Salvage One,  Photo by Olivia Leigh Photographie
Salvage One on Weddingful
Salvage One

See Salvage One‘s photo gallery and info HERE

creativo loft

Creativo Loft is an authentically vintage Chicago Loft, dating back to 1886 with original hardwood floors, tin ceiling, and large northeast facing windows with a fantastic view. Because the building is over 125 years old, it has the ability to look vintage, modern, classic or experimental, using creative rentals and customized event design!

Additional Details
Capacity: 70 guests seated; up to 100 for reception style  |  Price Range: from $3,500  |  Rentals Include: 12-hour rental, onsite venue manager/owner, doorman, and cleaning crew

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Creativo Loft
Creativo Loft on Weddingful
Creativo Loft
Creativo Loft on Weddingful
Creativo Loft

See Creativo Loft‘s photo gallery and info HERE

prairie Production

If you are looking for something extremely simply and different, Prairie Production is the wedding venue for you.  Located in Chicago’s West Loop, this space is a blank white canvas that is easily transformed to any couples unique vision on their big day!

Additional Details
Capacity: 200 guests  |  Rentals Include: Venue space, use of space for the entire day, indoor and outdoor space

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Prairie Production
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Prairie Production
Prairie Production on Weddingful
Prairie Production

See Prairie Production‘s photo gallery and info HERE

newberry Library

Newberry Library is a non-profit and all revenues generated by events directly suppoort the funding of the historic 1983 Henry Ives Cobb designed building. They offer space for ceremony, cocktail hour and even reception to accommodate every couple that comes to them for a chance to get the wedding of their dreams.

Additional Details
Capacity: 208 seated guests   Price Range: $6,000 – $7,500 | Rentals Include: Tables, chairs, parking for 35 guest cars, perimeter decor, coordinator

Newberry Library
Newberry Library,  Photo by Andrew Collins Photography
Newberry Library on Weddingful
Newberry Library
Newberry Library on Weddingful
Newberry Library

See Newberry Library‘s photo gallery and info HERE

Chicago Botanic Garden

If you love quiet surroundings, then this is the right venue for you! Having a 385 acre garden, Chicago Botanic Garden offers the perfect setting for your wedding reception or even a rehearsal dinner. “Green” weddings are naturally their focus.

Additional Details
Capacity: 230 seated guests  |  Price Range: $2,000 – $7,000 venue rental and $16,000 food and beverage minimum   |  Rentals Include: Space, onsite catering director

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Chicago Botanic Garden, HMR Designs
Chicago Botanical Garden on Weddingful
Chicago Botanic Garden
Chicago Botanical Garden on Weddingful
Chicago Botanic Garden

See Chicago Botanic Garden‘s photo gallery and info HERE

revel DOWNTOWN

Revel Downtown is a magical space, that is easily transformed to suit any couple’s individual needs. With decor and catering all designed by Revel’s talented events team, they can create anything from magical fairy-tale to contemporary weddings.

Additional Details
Capacity: 300 seated guests; 800 reception style  |  Price Range:  $5,000-$6,500 venue rental and $150 per guest for seated dinner  |  Rentals Include: Tables, black versailles chairs, high boys, cabaret tables, three lounge vignettes, catering, and decor

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Revel Downtown
Revel Downtown on Weddingful
Revel Downtown
Revel Downtown on Weddingful
Revel Downtown

See Revel Downtown‘s photo gallery and Info HERE

Bridgeport Art Center

The Bridgeport Art Center, known as the “Skyline Loft” offers a great option, with 18,000 sq. ft of open loft space, rustic bathrooms and lots of natural light. They also offer “Sculpture Garden Gallery” which is the perfect space to have an outdoor ceremony and not worry about weather conditions.

Additional Details
Capacity: 75 to 750 guests  |  Price Range: $4,750 – $12,000  |  Rentals Include: Furniture including metal and/or wooden crate beverage bars, french country chairs, tables, drapery panels and portable draping; building staff, and free parking

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Bridgeport Art Center, Art-loft-Wedding decoration
Bridgeport Art Center
Bridgeport Art Center,  Photo by Daniel Peter Photo
Bridgeport Art Center on Weddingful
Bridgeport Art Center

See Bridgeport Art Center‘s photo gallery and info HERE

lofT on lake

With its 65 foot long skylight, Loft on Lake offers couples a great option to celebrate their wedding day. This space is basked in sunlight making it an ideal location to exchange your vows. This quintessential Chicago Loft Space has original bow truss roof, timber beams and brick walls; a blank canvas, yet refined and finished with cherry wood trim, doors and chandeliers!

Additional Details
Capacity: 180 to 200 guests  |  Price Range: $4,200 – $ 5,000  |  Rentals Include: Space; catering; functional kitchen; wet bar; furniture includes: DJ table, sofas in cocktail area, highboys; lighting includes: chandeliers, perimeter lighting on walls, track lights (all on dimmers)

Loft on Lake
Loft on Lake
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Loft on Lake
Loft on Lake on Weddingful
Loft on Lake

See Loft on Lake‘s photo gallery and info HERE

Want to discover more CHICAGO Wedding Venues?

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