Shedd Aquarium

1200 S Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL
Capacity: 2,486 people

About Shedd Aquarium

Discover another side of Shedd Aquarium — as an incomparable setting for an unforgettable special event. Let us cater to you with cocktails and hors d’oeuvres among dolphins and whales; a sophisticated dinner party with a Caribbean reef for a centerpiece; or a lakeside reception amid a wildflower garden. From elegant to exotic, these aquatic locales and more are available to you at Shedd Aquarium in downtown Chicago

Event Spaces

Abbot Oceanarium
Caribbean Reef & Aquarium Galleries
Lakeside Terrace
Lakeside Terrace
Main Foyer / Kovler Hall
North Terrace
Phelps Auditorium
Stingray Touch Experience
Stingray Touch Experience
Wild Reef
Venue Types
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 2486