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Rachel M.

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

Faryal K.

"...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..."

Featured cocktail party venues

Historic Beautiful Brick & Timber Industrial Loft w/ Breath-taking Skyline Views
Chicago, IL
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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
Chicago, IL
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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Large Industrial Space with Murals and Commercial Kitchen in Logan Square
Chicago, IL
18

...Located just at the order of Logan Square in Kelvin Park our recently rehabbed industrial space is perfect for photoshoots, seated dinners, cocktail parties or corporate events. - Free Street parking all around - Sound system w/Aux - Industrial Kitchen available after 3pm (additional fee) - Tables/chairs/plates/flatware/glassware available for...

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South Loop Industrial Loft Space
Chicago, IL
10

Our large, loft-style space with exposed brick & wood beams is nearly 7000 sqft. Enjoy 14" ceilings, a catering kitchen, beverage bar and seating for up to 50 guests. Built in sound system, projector, screen and microphones are all available for your event. Please only...

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Intimate Party Space in South Loop
Chicago, IL
2

...for Rental Immediately, with a maximum capacity of 250 persons, it can provide the much needed area for events such as, corporate cocktail parties, birthday parties, college graduation, private parties. Drink Packages: Open bar $35-50 per person per 2 hours (on select alcohol and...

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Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
Chicago, IL
23

667 Square Feet (37' x 18') Our storefront gallery is a perfect space for events. We're located in an area full of restaurants and interior design firms, close to mass transit and populated with a diverse community. High ceilings along with plenty of lighting +...

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Sunlit Studio in Logan Square
Chicago, IL
7

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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Hyde Park Grand Elegant Victorian Condo w/ Polished Grand Piano, Luxurious Fire Place, & Exquisite Minibar
Chicago, IL
2

...and amount of guests(contact host for inquiry). It would e a perfect space for exclusive for Meet and Greets, Fashion Events, Cocktail Events, Get together, Dinner Event, Birthday Celeration, Reunion Event, Social Event, Wine & Dine, Game Night, TV Night and Photoshoot Session without the...

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Hidden Gem Studio | Perfect for Intimate Events
Chicago, IL
11

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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Actual cocktail party venue bookings

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

cocktail style baby shower

We are looking at this space as a potential venue to host a baby shower. This would be a cocktail style affair with 30-40 people. There will be simple decorations (we will make sure there's no glitter or confetti) and some tables set up with food and drinks (we will make sure we don't have any glass). Can we see the space before booking the venue? If so, can you send me some available times for the evenings this week to come see it?

40 people
4 hours
$630.00

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

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

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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06/10/2018
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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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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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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11/04/2016
Caitlin D.

Space: Historic Chinatown Venue with an Awesome View

"...space for a party. With the balcony and all of the open space, access to lots of furniture, it was perfect for our Fundraiser cocktail party! Jenny is a huge help, very accommodating and helpful..."

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09/14/2017
Heather W.

Space: Creative Event Space and Screening Room

"...with, always available to answer questions, and made us feel incredibly comfortable. We used the space for a panel discussion event followed by networking cocktail hour. We had a little over 30 people and never felt tight in the space - the outside terrace is a nice touch as well. We..."