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Valentina V.

"...Lovely place! It was exactly as I thought it would be and there was even room to bring in 4 cocktail tables for my party. The place has a very chill vibe and the view from the balcony is stunning. The host was gracious and accommodating. I'll definitely be..."

Melissa S.

"...This space was absolutely perfect for my event! Krystal set up the room cocktail style for us and had in depth instructions on the fridge for everything you could need to know! My guests and I had so much fun. I would absolutely book this space again..."

Featured cocktail party venues

Historic Beautiful Brick & Timber Industrial Loft w/ Breath-taking Skyline Views
West Town
24

Located in the vibrant West Town neighborhood (on Hubbard, between Damen and Ashland), in one of Chicago's oldest commercial structures. Very accessible by public transportation or Uber. Street parking is available. Built in 1872, it was originally home to a furniture factory. It has just...

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Trendy bar along 606
Logan Square
4

...or oth) are available to staff your event for an additional fee of $37.50/hr per person. Beverage options range from craft cocktails, beer, & wine to expertly brewed coffee and espresso drinks made with house roasted beans. Transportation: Street parking available in front of event...

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* Elegant * Sunny * Vintage * Storefront with Natural Light *
West Town
68

...of Natural Lighting Optional Black-Out Curtains (for controlled lighting) Bar Area Additional Room (usually used for food) Conference Tales Banquet Tables Cocktail Tables Restaurant Style Tables Banquet Chairs TECH PERKS (Please ask for pricing) Short-Throw Projector XL Pro Theater Projector Screen Wireless HDMI...

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Hidden Gem Studio | Perfect for Intimate Events
Fulton River District
31

Our photography studio is located one block south of the 6-corners of grand, Milwaukee, and halsted. Conveniently one block from the grand ave Blue Line stop. This is a great setting for small-scale events and gatherings. Space Details: - Full Kitchen - Speaker System -...

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Sunlit Studio in Logan Square
Logan Square
17

Host your offsite meeting, book club, or private event in our spacious, sunlit studio in Logan Square. We can hold up to 50 people, and are confident with our competitive pricing our space is everything you're looking for. The studio has wide windows, hardwood floors...

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Brand New BYOB Event Space in Irving Park | Modern | Clean | Chic
Irving Park
155

...Event, Fashion Show, Fundraising Event - Gala, Launch Event, Product Demo - Product Release, Product Showcase, Meetup - Beer And Wine Tasting, Birthday Party - Celeration, Cocktail Party, Dance Party - Engagement Party, Bridal Shower - Food Tasting, Holiday Party - Marriage Proposal, Reunion, Sweet 16, - Dance Class, Fitness Class, Pilates Class...

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Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
Humboldt Park
52

Our space is a mixed-use space founded in 2014 on a quiet stretch in Chicago's West Humboldt Park neighborhood. Easy parking and 24/7 bus access make it simple for anyone to arrive at the space. Our space serves the community in many capacities - it's...

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Art-filled & customizable space in the heart of West Town
West Town
10

Hold your next private event in a art filled space made for entertaining. This space has accommodated a wedding party and several birthday parties but is open to baby showers, bachelorette parties or dinner parties! 2000 sqft and the space is fully customizable from the...

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Eclectically Decorated Apartment in Historic 1920's High-rise - East Lakeview
Lake View East
1

This is a unique opportunity in one of Chicago's most exciting neighborhoods of East Lakeview. The space has been used for filming projects - including a web series, music video, and a feature-length film. The space is also regularly used for parties hosting between 10...

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Actual cocktail party venue bookings

office cocktail party with dancing

I was hoping to host an office cocktail party at your space on the 9th for 70 people from 6:00 PM – 10:00 PM. We are thinking appetizers (no sit-down dinner), casual, dancing, music, drinks, etc. We would also love to showcase a company slideshow throughout the entire night.

70 people
4 hours
$709.00

leadership workshop for alumni office

I work for the alumni relations office, and we are looking to have a Leadership Workshop in order to choose our next board members and president for the Alumni Club (a volunteer-run organization). We are hoping to use your lovely home as a perfect location for this off-site/team building event. We will provide lunch for the group and facilitate the workshop and breakout sessions. The purpose is to have ice-breakers, a brainstorming session, and then a vote for the next leadership. We will end the day with a congratulatory cocktail.

18 people
5 hours
$1,557.00

Outdoor 30th birthday with drinks

I'm looking for a great place to throw my 30th birthday party this year. I'm hoping to have a group of about 60-80 people for a casual (but possibly large) party... with appetizers and drinks. I'm going for a casual drop-by and hangout vibe... with music on a sound system (an iTunes playlist)... and beer and wine only. I've been toying with the idea of hiring a bartender or two to have a signature cocktail... but I'm not sure yet. Does this sound like something your space would work for? If so, I'd love to hear what you think a grand total cost would be. Lastly -- do you charge a separate fee for access to the outdoor areas?

80 people
7 hours
$1,103.00

dinner cocktail party birthday

We love this space looking to book asap for a seated buffet style dinner cocktail party for a bday We are bringing in our own food cater and drinks. Wanted to see if area to setup for catering and nice table. Area to layout food etc.. and bar setup. , also projection what do we bring. And dj or play spotify with a playlist ready to book asap.

40 people
5 hours
$780.00

What people say about cocktail party venues on Peerspace

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11/15/2018
Michelle J. M.

Space: FiDi Historic Jazz Lounge - Full Venue

"...great suggestions when it came to hiring a DJ and catering and she also suggested personal touches to add to the party (i.e. custom cocktail menu and a projected looped slideshow of product pix). She made my job that much easier (before and during the event). Secondly, the space is..."

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06/17/2018
Alaina J.

Space: Charming, Modern Bar in a Historic Mansion

"...Awesome! I threw my fiancé a surprise 1920's themed murder mystery cocktail party. The space was perfect. Booking was so easy and the support staff was always quick to respond. The space was clean and the staff onsite were helpful with the setup as well. We had a great..."

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07/31/2018
Tracy H.

Space: Fun Mission District Restaurant space with cool party vibe. Great for group events.

"...great night at Foxsister! Brandon and his crew are super friendly and really looked after us. The food was awesome and the frozen cocktails really were a hit. The atmosphere at Foxsister is fun and laid back, it was the perfect venue for our team party and everyone commented on..."

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04/01/2018
Faryal K.

Space: Large Williamsburg Loft Space

"...to work with, extremely responsive, and I would definitely recommend this space for any event you might be looking to host - a dinner, fundraiser, cocktail event, photo shoot. A nice change from the predictable lounge and restaurant venues..."

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07/01/2018
Shane O.

Space: Castro Speakeasy for Company Cocktails

"...great ambience, the organizer was very communicative, friendly and accommodating, and the staff on the night were chatty, friendly and made a mean cocktail. I'd happily book it again..."

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04/13/2018
Rachel M.

Space: Mid-City Finished Event Loft Space + Bow Truss Ceilings

"...Host was fantastic and flexible, and the space was great for our Spring Gala cocktail party..."

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04/27/2018
Stephen O.

Space: Funky, wide open loft space on Chicago's north side...think SoHo in Chicago.

"...We held a charitable cocktail ball here and could not be happier with the results. Scott, the host, is amazingly accommodating and will try his best to see your needs are met and that your event will go as planned. The space is gorgeous and the guests were thoroughly impressed..."

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04/10/2019
Leslie S.

Space: Beautiful Dining Hall in the Van Ness Corridor

"...food is DELICIOUS. The dishes weren't too fancy, in the right way and extremely tasty. We did the family style option with specialty cocktails. The set-up was awesome with 2 long tables and plenty of space for mingling on the side with gorgeous cocktail high-tops. The decor..."

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04/14/2019
Anna M.

Space: Warm bookstore and art gallery (Mission district)

"...Everything was great! We had around 45 people and the space worked out perfectly. We had a cocktail engagement party and the bookstore matched the fancy, celebratory vibe wonderfully. Maximillian was super helpful and provided tables and assistance during the party. I would definitely consider having a party here again..."

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12/02/2018
Daniel C.

Space: Bright Spacious Kitchen Studio

"...of 25 people for dinner party here. Kitchen setup is nice & layout is great for hosting. Extra attached seating in room was nice for cocktail hour. Tons of appliances to use when cooking (just make sure to clean up). Would book here again in the spring/summer so we could utilize..."

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05/22/2016
Alison T.

Space: Luxurious Design Gallery in Historic Building

"...birthday party and it was fantastic. The studio is unique and the art work and furniture are gorgeous setting the perfect ambiance for a cocktail party. I would highly recommend using the gallery for an event..."

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05/06/2018
Darhonda D.

Space: 1300 sq ft Downtown loft/photo studio with exposed brick and city view

"...helpful and prompt in his responses and feedback. The space was unique, and versatile. I hosted a book reveal, poetry readings, and even a cocktail hour. I would definitely book again and my guests were impressed. It was just a cool chill vibe..."

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12/10/2017
Melanie G.

Space: Large Williamsburg Loft Space

"...Lukas was a fantastic host! The space was great for my friends and I for our annual holiday cocktail party..."

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11/19/2017
Lucy Z.

Space: Jungle Loft - Hollywood

"...pictured and more. I showed up to perfectly set up lighting and music. Oshri was so helpful and accommodating!! I hosted a wine/whiskey tasting cocktail event and everything was just so perfectly set up. The space is just very very classy. All of my friends were impressed by the space..."

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06/10/2018
Robert D.

Space: Exposed brick Multi-use Event Space

"...Wonderful spot! We had a cocktail party here and couldn't have been happier with the space. Takashi was an excellent and accommodating host. He communicated promptly with me before the event, gave the place over to us to rearrange and set up, and was on site to answer questions..."

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09/02/2017
Louise E.

Space: 6,000 ft² Spacious Industrial Event Gallery - Full Venue

"...She was creative, accommodating, and supportive in making sure our event unfolded seamlessly. The venue is split level which allowed for easy transitions between cocktail hour and a seated meal. The upstairs space is especially bright and spacious and was perfect for our 60 person cocktail hour. Her space also..."

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03/25/2018
Becca W.

Space: Creative Space Hidden in Lower Nob Hill

"...LOVED this space! I used this space for a photo shoot / cocktail happy hour, and it was beyond perfect. Great ambience, excellent lighting, and the openness made it really easy to move around in. Props, tables, and chairs were all easily accessible and the staff was helpful with any questions..."

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06/02/2019
Ryan Andre M.

Space: Modern Dining Room in Union Square

"...were so helpful with planning (checked up on me), coming up with ideas (so clever of them to make our group a dental themed cocktail menu!), and troubleshooting (ran out of food but they made more on the spot). Very accommodating event space - would definitely recommend and hope my group..."