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Dominique C.

"...was perfect for what we needed. The owner provided full services from hanging art work to producing and installing wall text. Made the short pop-up so much easier for us to manage. Will definitely be back..."

Kimhostdesigner C.

"...Justine was an absolute delight to work with and made our experience easy and fun! This was the perfect location and venue for our pop-Up shop and we were supported every step of the way! Can’t thank her enough for all the help and encouragement..."

Featured pop up retail spaces

Studio & White Box Theater in Old Town
Goose Island
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**No Alcohol | No Parties | Creative Use Only** Our studio and white box theater is located in Old Town right by the North/Clybourn Red Line Stop. We'd love to host your next creative event! *Note: Please inquire about availability before sending a booking request.*...

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Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
Logan Square
52

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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BoHo Chic Event Space @ Logan Square Creative Studio
Logan Square
79

The studio is set up for photography/videography. It is also set up as an event space. Ideal for pop up's, intimate birthday parties, performances as well as a place to host meeting. The studio's east wall has a seamless paper backdrop set up (seamless paper...

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Newly Renovated ! Amazing Location, Unique Lincoln Park Loft Like Space
Lincoln Park
332

...includes (ut is not limited to): baby showers, bridal showers, first birthday parties, kids birthday parties, engagement parties, rehearsal dinners, corporate events, pop-up shops, book clubs, photo shoots, film shoots, birthday party venue, baptism and christening party venue, small wedding venue, cooking classes, supper...

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Unique All White Three Sectioned Gallery Space
West Town
8

...Garage in the ack - Easy load in - Track lights | Interchangeable lighting - Extension cords This space is perfect for: - Art exhibitions - Fashion events - Pop-ups - Brand Activations - Galas - Product launches - And more...

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Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
Humboldt Park
60

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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Goose Island Warehouse Space with Ample Natural Light
Goose Island
34

Our unique Goose Island space is utilized as a storage facility with an open, 4500 square foot warehouse space filled with natural light via southwest-facing block windows and large skylights throughout. The floors in the warehouse space are concrete with both white painted brick and...

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Spacious Studio with Natural Lighting in Bucktown
West Town
49

Our bright, open and airy studio space is a perfect location for: family gatherings, bridal showers, birthday parties, workshops, cocktail receptions, kid parties and anything else you can think of! It has an open floor plan that can be configured to fit your needs!! Conveniently...

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Homey Event Space Located in the Heart of Humboldt Park
Humboldt Park
59

Event space meets community center. From families to organizations and everyone in-between, we have over 1700 square feet of space perfect for you! Whether throwing a baby shower, hosting a reception or celebrating a birthday, this is a unique venue for any occasion. Located in...

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What people say about pop up retail spaces on Peerspace

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09/27/2018
Brandon D.

Space: Downtown Loft Next Door To ...

"...Rocky was great. Helped me into the space and setup my equipment for my pop-up meeting, that I scheduled 90 minutes before..."

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11/24/2019
Johnathan S.

Space: Spacious Lofted Lounge with...

"...Beautiful space. Super big great for pop-ups. Easy access! The staff amazing..."

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07/30/2018
Bryant Tyler E.

Space: Spacious Rustic Hall near L...

"...Our ALL NEW Shoreline SESH Summertime SESH Summer SESH Cali Event Series Hosting New Innovative Wellness Product Brands, Private Parties Networking Exclusive Brands and PopUps! Looking Forward to Booking Your Space Again ASAP..."

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03/25/2018
Brooke J.

Space: Empty Usable Space with Nat...

"...hesitation. And the rental price was very reasonable. The space is great for many types of events but we used it as a retail pop-up. The location is fantastic because it's near other local shops and has lots of traffic passing by on the roads as well as..."

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07/01/2018
Sasha A.

Space: LES Sunny Storefront Galler...

"...from start to finish! Any questions I had prior to the day she answered for me and made the process of planning my own pop-up exhibition much smoother. The space was clean and ready to go when I arrived. QY was an overall wonderful host. No complaints!! Thank you..."

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12/13/2018
Victoria H.

Space: Mission Loft Creative Studi...

"...Second time visiting the Mission Loft, it's the perfect space for everything from pop-up shop to photo shoot. Especially love the lighting in the space. Michael and his assistant were wonderfully helpful. Hope to visit the space again soon..."

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02/10/2019
Kameron B.

Space: Taj Mahal Inspired Restaurant

"...This is the pefect location for a film shoot, music video, pop-up event, etc. Shahan was an extremely friendly host. Will definitely be using this space again in the future! 5/5..."

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10/29/2018
Andrea S.

Space: White & Bright Gallery Space

"...booked this gallery space for a pop-up art exhibition that took place last night and I can't say enough wonderful things about the space and the Alison, the host. The space is beautiful, clean and in a great neighborhood. It has vibe that is both professional and warm..."

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04/22/2018
Malik F.

Space: Cozy Modern Cafe w/ Commerc...

"...Perfect spot for my pop-ups..."

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10/07/2017
Samantha D.

Space: Luxury Full Floor Loft With...

"...Such a beautiful space that's perfect for your small pop-up event. Marcelo and Marisol are extremely helpful throughout the process, from showing me the space before booking, to helping us set-up the day of. Highly recommend..."

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08/04/2019
Tammy R.

Space: Light-filled Multipurpose S...

"...The space was perfect for our pop-up shop! Simplicity of the space gave us the freedom to create the look and feel we wanted. Grace and Hun are amazing hosts, super easy to work with and regularly checked up on us to ensure the event was running smoothly. The..."

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05/21/2018
Lori S.

Space: Bright and Airy Highland Pa...

"...Brian was very helpful, as this was the first time I curated a pop-up event. Our event was a retail pop with 5 local LA fashion designers. Brian provided lighting, tables, chairs and other items required for setup. Unloading and loading of merchandise was easy, as we had plenty..."

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04/21/2019
Ghazal T.

Space: Elegant Bay Bridge Event Space

"...Elegant space with clean and modern outlook and great for any type of events you think of. I had my popup fundraising event at the beautiful lounge and had a very good experience working with the management to plan and reserve the space. Very fast, professional and convinient communication with..."

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06/09/2017
Stephanie W.

Space: Midtown Event Space with Na...

"...This event space was the perfect raw space for our pop-up art exhibit and panel discussion. We were really able to transform the space. Guests walked away from the night really impressed with the space. Juan and Laura were great throughout the process..."

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12/07/2019
Clarissa G.

Space: Creative Space in Downtown ...

"...hosted my pop-up and toy drive at California design firm. Tosh the owner was a great host. He was gracious to allow us to come a day before drop off items and allowed us to come early the day of the event. He was present throughout the event in..."

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03/06/2020
Kimberly M.

Space: Event Space, Event Venue

"...As a university working to create innovative recruiting events this space was great. It suited our needs for a pop-up style of event in new york! Irina was helpful and very responsive as for our needs..."

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11/24/2019
Aaron P.

Space: East Village Retail Storefront

"...This was my very first pop-up so I went into it a little frightened. Darka made herself available to show me the space...and it was perfect. Modern, fresh and clean with a very NYC artsy vibe. Darka was amazing and she made the whole experience easy. She has..."

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02/23/2020
Rachie K.

Space: Industrial studio in the De...

"...We loved working with Ryan! Awesome place! Great for a pop-up event..."

Frequently Asked Questions

Chicago is a lovely place to host Pop-Ups. With 80+ spaces available for rent in neighborhoods across the city, you can find just the space you imagined at your budget.

Since planning Pop-Ups is different in every city, here are a few things to keep in mind as you go:

How much does a pop up retail space cost to rent in Chicago?

Having a Pop-Up in Chicago costs an average of $171 per hour for the venue. You can find smaller spaces (15 people or less) for closer to $150 and larger spaces (75 or more) run about $217 per hour.

How long do Pop-Ups run in Chicago?

Most Pop-Ups get started between 3 p.m. and 4 p.m. and run 5 hours in length. pop up retail spaces in Chicago tend to run slightly larger than average with 45 attendees.

How do I find a pop up retail space to rent in Chicago?

You can find just about any type of space in Chicago, but the most popular for Pop-Ups are restaurants and outdoor event venues. We’d guess there are a few of both in the Lincoln Park neighborhood, seeing that it’s the reigning hot-spot for pop up retail spaces.

How popular are Pop-Ups in Chicago?

Chicago Peerspace hosts have welcomed 60700+ people into their pop up retail spaces with an average review of 4.9 stars across 1004 reviewers. 97% of guests said they would book again.