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Shane O.

"...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..."

Tracy H.

"...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..."

Featured cocktail party venues

Historic Beautiful Brick & Timber Industrial Loft w/ Breath-taking Skyline Views
West Town
22

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
61

EVENTS & PARTIES Wedding Rehearsal Baby Shower Film Release Gallery Opening Performance Fashion Show Holiday Event Birthday Celebration Retirement Party Anniversary Party Church Service Graduation Celebration Grand Opening Marketing SPACIAL PERKS Large Open Space Tons of Natural Lighting Black-Out Curtains (for controlled lighting) Reception Sitting...

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Furnished Street-level 3600 Sq Ft Event Space w/ High Ceilings & Working Kitchen
Lake View
8

** Inquire for a showing ** This Lakeview/Lincoln Park street level open space accommodates 60-80 people and has plenty of parking available nearby. We are also one block from Belmont "L." We are a high-end, furnished showroom of Italian cabinetry and furniture. The first floor...

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Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
Humboldt Park
49

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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Hidden Gem Studio | Perfect for Intimate Events
Fulton River District
26

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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West Loop Loft Space with Skyline View and Roof Top Farm
West Side
59

Surrounded by greenery and immersed in natural light, the space offers an ideal place to collaborate, create, strategize, and generally hang out. Share it with us! In addition to the Private Party space, we have conference room and photo studio space available for booking as...

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Sunlit Studio in Logan Square
Logan Square
15

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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South Loop Industrial Style Loft Space
Chicago Loop
15

Our brand new loft-style space with exposed brick & wood beams space is nearly 7000 sqft. 14" ceilings, a catering kitchen, beverage bar and seating for up to 100 guests. Sounds system, bluetooth speakers, projector, screen and microphones are all available for use. If you...

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Actual cocktail party venue bookings

engagement cocktail party

My fiance and I love your space and think it would be perfect to host our engagement cocktail party. We're very excited to celebrate our recent engagement with all our our friends and love the versatility of the space, as well as the art. We're looking forward to hearing from you! Please let me know if I can answer any questions about our event.

45 people
5 hours
$354.00

surprise cocktail party

Saw your space and thought it would be perfect to host a surprise party for my husband here. Would love to do it in the daytime and decorate with some balloons, having some appetizers and drinks. Set up as a cocktail party. Will be inviting 50 people but thinking more like 35-40 people will attend.

50 people
4 hours
$693.00

backyard wedding

i am getting married on the 3rd. I have been looking for a backyard to rent for my event as i want an outdoor wedding. Would your place be available for my date? And would the set up time need to be included in the time of the rental? as cocktail hour would probably start at 5:30pm, but we would need a few hours to get everything set up.

110 people
11 hours
$1,630.00

co-ed shower with a cocktail buffet

I am looking to book a space for my upcoming baby shower! It will be a co-ed shower, hosted by my husband and I. We are ideally looking to host a cocktail style, buffet party with no formal sit-down meal. I thank you in advance for your help!

38 people
6 hours
$725.00

What people say about cocktail party venues on Peerspace

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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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04/01/2018
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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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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09/03/2017
Valentina V.

Space: Jungle Loft - Hollywood

"...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..."

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12/12/2018
Melissa S.

Space: Chic Elegant Parisian-Style Venue w/ Indoor-Garden Vibes ~ Ample Parking!

"...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..."

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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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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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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..."

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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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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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06/15/2018
Cristian G.

Space: Smashing HillTop Mid Century - Views Decks Glass Garden

"...Amazing house! We used the outdoor space for a graduation cocktail and our guests could not have been happier with the view and overall vibe of the place. Would definitely book again..."

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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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03/30/2019
Charleen P.

Space: Large Indoor/Outdoor Lounge in The East Cut

"...This venue was perfect for our retirement celebration cocktail party. It is beautiful and very spacious and the location could not be more convenient for us! Thank you to all the wonderful staff who were nothing but helpful and welcoming. I would love to book another event and no doubt..."

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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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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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10/15/2017
Tania G.

Space: Unique North Beach Gallery

"...He also recommended a bartender for the event and she was wonderful. We explained to her what we wanted and she crafted the best cocktail drinks ever! Overall very happy with our experience at Real Old Paper Gallery. Would highly recommend Andrew and his location..."

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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..."