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Pilsen Daylight Studio: All White Soho Style Loft with Beautiful Light + Windows
Lower West Side, Chicago, IL
Studio Sunset Chicago --Chicago's Premier Daylight Studio is located in the Pilsen Arts Neighborhood. Located just 2 miles from downtown our studio is easily accessible for creatives. Our 1,200 square foot Soho Style Loft is a creative dream with 14 foot ceilings, crisp white walls...
Bright Natural Light Gallery + Event Space in the Heart of Chicago
Lower West Side, Chicago, IL
This commercial space is meant for interaction, connection, and a qualiTAY experience. The 1400sq ft. space is full of large bay style windows facing both west and south that let in tons of natural light. There are beautiful plants of all sizes, an earth tone...
Funky, wide open loft space on Chicago's north side...think SoHo in Chicago.
Irving Park, Chicago, IL
We have hosted fundraisers, weddings, bar mitzvahs, meditation weekends and even a dog grooming event! Basically, anything you can imagine. Layout: Walkthru: PRICING - SATURDAYS - whole property: $4300 - Studio A: $3100 - Studio B: $2500 PRICING - SUNDAYS - whole property...
Downtown Condo with Skyline View and Piano/Bar
Near North Side, Chicago, IL
Highrise building (skyscraper) condominium / residence in downtown Chicago with lake and water views, showing the Navy Pier, and the Trump, Willis, and several other buildings. Both Midway and Ohare airports can be seen in the distance. Residence with piano, fireplace, bar, kitchen, video room...
West Town, Chicago, IL
Book our gorgeous creative space for your next event. The space is situated in an 1850 sq. ft. storefront with beautiful exposed brick and large windows in Chicago's Humboldt Park Neighborhood. Our space offers everything you need to create the stunning occasion you and your...
Small Open Space Accommodates 35
Beverly Woods, Chicago, IL
This spacious facility is located in Beverly and is perfect for small intimate gatherings, family meetings, holiday parties, corporate meetings, office parties, seminars, training classes, and children's parties. Equipped with Free Wi-Fi, smart televisions, chairs, and tables. Open space perfect for PowerPoint presentations and all-day...
Bright and Spacious Event Space in Avondale
Avondale, Chicago, IL
Our converted storefront is spacious, bright and ready for your next event, whether it's a birthday party, shower, intimate luncheon, or other celebration! The vintage boho themed space includes a cozy seating area complete with a plush tufted velvet couch, coffee table, greenery and boho...
Modern Luxuries Meet Exceptional Views at Wacker and Michigan
Chicago Loop, IL
Our beautiful club combines modern luxuries and conveniences with plenty of nods to the club’s history. Located inside a national historic landmark, the club provides the perfect setting for private functions. Please Note: All Beverage is handled in-house (coffee, tea, bottled water, soft drinks, premium...
Whiskey Point Event Space and Garden
Belmont Cragin, Chicago, IL
An intimate, adaptable event space located at the historic Whiskey Point intersection in Chicago's Belmont Cragin neighborhood that is ready to make any gathering come to life! This unique studio loft has 23 vintage theater seats, sound-treated theater curtains, exposed brick, 11-foot ceilings, original wood...

Frequently Asked Questions

Once a loved one passes away, it's only natural to hold a memorial service for them in their honor. Holding a service at home can be a cramped and difficult affair, however. So why not rent a space for a memorial in Chicago? Doing so ensures you have space for potentially hundreds of guests, and makes providing refreshments, music, a stage, and other facilities that much easier. Does your ideal memorial space look like a garden outside of a church? Or perhaps it's a quiet room full of flowers and memorabilia in a funeral home?
It is traditional to hold a memorial service at a church, funeral home, or graveyard. But you have a lot more flexibility than you might think. You can hold not only the memorial service but even the luncheon elsewhere. Museums throughout Chicago offer rental space for memorial services.
One of the most beautiful is the International Museum of Surgical Science, located in the Gold Coast district. As is typical of the neighborhood, the building is elegantly crafted thanks to its roots as a former 20th century mansion. Italian marble floors, statues, and lakefront views complete the package as a tasteful place to remember the recently departed. Visitors have access to the entire museum as well with any private event rental, offering them the chance to explore North America's only museum devoted to the history of surgery.
Indoor venues are typical of memorial venues but you need not do what's traditional. There are loads of scenic memorial venues worth exploring in the Windy City.
Boat memorials are easy to hold in Chicago, with so much water in and around the city. Rental boats provide space for speakers, catering, and music with ease. You can choose boat venues that cruise through the city's canals, winding their way through towering skyscrapers and past bridges. Or start out right on Lake Michigan, where the Chicago skyline and endless blue expanse offers a quieter, more contemplative experience for guests.
Lush greenery and warm greenhouse air are a great way to start a memorial service, especially in the dead of a Chicago winter. And as wonderful as cut flowers are, surrounding guests with living blooms is even more wonderful. That makes The Garfield Park Conservatory one of our favorite venues for a scenic memorial service. The Conservatory space is a multi-room greenhouse, complete with a tropical atmosphere thanks to the carefully cultivated plants.

Reviews for memorial venues

Tameka D.
Gourmet Kitchen in Wicker Park with amazing urban view
space was very elegant and our guest really enjoyed themselves💖 This event was epic🥳We had such an amazing time filled with so many memories...
Anthony B.
Funeral Parlor / Modern Art Gallery
Great space/location! Located in Pilsen neighborhood. Due to knowing that the building was an "old funeral home", I was expecting to be creeped out but the space/energy was great. The host was great with communication and very friendly, even when we had to extend the time. The natural lighting was...
Joe S.
Minimalistic, Warm & Inviting Café
Great place, great host. Antoine hosted us in his coffee shop for a funeral reception, and he was very respectful of our needs. Our caterer was late and Antoine stayed around to make sure the caterer got everything they needed. Because the caterer was late, we wrapped up about...
Korine M.
Spacious Studio with Natural Lighting in Bucktown
The space was perfect for our Memorial Service. The staff was extremely helpful and very nice.... I would definitely booked the space again...
Mark F.
Enchanting Downtown Loft with Skyline View & Free Parking
needed a space to accomodate between 50 and 80 people for a memorial service. The space works very well in that 50 wouldn't seem empty and 80 wouldn't seem overly crowded. The space changes once the sun goes down and the interior lights soften the room. It...
Kira M.
4 Room Private and Cozy Venue
lovely. Great front seating area. I got so many compliments and the event went very well. We were able to make so many great memories! Thanks so much to Victor...
Rhonda E.
“The Garden of Eternity”- Lincoln Park Hidden Oasis Patio and Cafe
We had a wonderful experience . We had a memorial for my daughter here . About 40 people came threw and it was beautiful ,clean , comfortable . The juice bar staff were super and everything was perfect . Thanks so much for everything...
Beverly D.
Exposed Brick Open Space with Lots of Natural Light
had a homegoing memorial service for my brother and the space looked exactly as it is advertised, very nice! Noel was helpful and pleasant and he made sure that all of our needs were met...

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