Residence Inn by Marriott is the extended-stay hotel that helps you feel connected while away from home and maintain a balance of work and life. Our homelike surroundings invite you to relax, and our community atmosphere will make you feel welcome.
Our historic property combines the best of Chicago’s storied past with the modern amenities of the present. As a result, we offer unique reception and banquet spaces perfectly suited to create an unforgettable day for you and your guests.
We offer 23 unique event spaces that can be transformed for your needs. Our location adjacent to Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain, and short walking distance to Millennium Park and Lake Michigan provide a stunning setting for photos and extra activities for the wedding party.
Let our experienced and efficient wedding professionals walk you through the details customizing your ideal wedding menu, establishing a seating chart, reserving room blocks for attendees, coordinating with outside vendors for lighting, audio, floral and decoration needs.
From Intimate to Exclusive, our first-rate banquet & meeting facilities, award winning cuisine and unparalleled service will transform your event to extraordinary! We have 35,000 square feet of banquet and meeting facilities.
We offer an exceptional learning environment coupled with comfort and superior services, for events of 25 to 1200 guests. The dramatic 24-foot-height ceilings of the rooms with amber lighting are designed to be acoustically superior and feature soundproof walls, with on-site audiovisual amenities. Whether you are looking to plan a wedding reception, corporate function or birthday party, our expert Event Specialists will work closely with you to ensure that your day is an event to remember.
The Museum of Science and Industry is a historic building in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, just a few miles south of downtown. The perfect setting for events that offers so much more than your average banquet hall. Enjoy dining next to a 40' tornado in our Science Storms exhibit or cocktails next to a WWII German submarine in our U505 exhibit. MSI offers full service catering and event planning services from our in-house catering company.
Experience the heart of Downtown Aurora at your next event. With seven unique spaces available, Paramount Events can accommodate any occasion, big or small. Weddings, baby and bridal showers, corporate parties, family reunions, meetings, expositions – no matter the event, we’ve got the space for you. With the beautiful Fox River and stunning cityscape as your backdrop, your event is sure to impress. And the fun doesn’t have to stop there. You and your guests can enjoy everything Downtown Aurora has to offer including a casino next door, hotel nearby and restaurants in walking distance – with convenient access to the Metra and I-88. Whether it’s your wedding on the stunning, historic Paramount Theatre stage or cocktail hour in The Atrium before attending a show in the intimate Copley Theatre, leave it to the experts.
We produce shows for a living. Let’s make your event our next production.
OFFSITE Chicago offers companies a turnkey multi purpose facility designed and wired to inspire creativity, innovation and productivity in a way never before possible.
Having contributed to the culture of innovation for numerous Fortune 100 companies in New York City, OFFSITE is eager to provide an invaluable service to like-minded businesses in Chicago – one meeting at a time.
The venue boasts chic modern décor, a state-of-the-art A/V system, and an extensive list of amenities to provide the ideal backdrop for your next board meeting, brainstorming session, focus group, product launch or social event.
Entertainment Cruises offers more than an event on the water; we create unforgettable memories on Lake Michigan. Our fleet can accommodate any type of casual or formal event, from corporate and social outings to weddings and anniversaries, birthdays and much more. Show guests a new side of Chicago with an event that’s sure to impress.
With more than 25 years experience, hosting weddings is our specialty at Parkway Banquets! We are pleased to offer our amazing venue for your wedding or special event.
Located on the shores of beautiful Long Lake in Ingleside, IL, our beautiful, natural setting gives you and your guests a spectacular view! One entire wall of our beautiful facility is located right on the lakefront of Long Lake, which is part of the Chain of Lakes in Lake County, IL. We’re on the border of McHenry County. We are also right next to the forest preserve, so our location is surrounded by nature, not tall buildings and loud, noisy traffic. We are proud to offer:
* Lovely outdoor tented ceremony site - rain or shine!
* Large, cozy, and inviting reception area with cathedral ceilings, overlooking Long Lake and right next to the forest preserve.
* We can host your wedding ceremony right on site under our outdoor tented area (rain or shine!) We will custom decorate our arch and aisle to match your wedding colors at no extra charge.
* Wide menu with a vast array of mouth-watering selections to choose from including our fabulous hors d’oeuvres, sweet table, ice cream bar, & much-requested late night snack!
* All wedding packages include either a sit-down dinner or a large buffet FOR THE SAME PRICE.
* Big dance floor with special up-lighting all around the room!
* Expert advice on the hottest DJs, the coolest photographers, crazy creative florists, & the most outstanding cake bakeries & artisans in the area!
* BE SURE TO ASK ABOUT OUR NEWEST FACILITY, 'PARKWAY BANQUETS SALON', WITH CAPACITY FOR 400 GUESTS!
Built in 1908 by the famed architect, Howard Van Doren Shaw, Glen Rowan House features elegant spaces for any occasion. The main floor of the house can accommodate as few as 10 for an intimate dinner and up to 120 for a cocktail reception. The second floor features a conference room for six people and three overnight rooms, each with a private bath. The extensive grounds are ideal for picnics or tented events up to 250 people. Packages available that include the entire house or one floor.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More