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Featured pop up retail spaces

Storefront Gallery in Up & Coming Area Near North Chicago
Logan Square
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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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Studio & White Box Theater in Old Town
Goose Island
92

**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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Creative Logan Square store front studio
Logan Square
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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
325

...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
7

...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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Goose Island Warehouse Space with Ample Natural Light
Near North Side
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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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Inspirational and Raw Urban Warehouse
Humboldt Park
59

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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Spacious Studio with Natural Lighting in Bucktown
West Town
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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
57

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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10/27/2016
Katie V.

Space: Pop Up Gallery and Event Sp...

"...rented this space for a pop-up art show/ birthday party and it was perfect for the event! I would definitely rent the space again and Laura was great to work with..."

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02/11/2018
Cherry L.

Space: Open Floor Plan Event Space...

"...Space was great! Used it for a VR pop-up on a Saturday. Simon was super easy to work with and very helpful in getting the space set up the way we needed it to be..."

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12/03/2018
Sarah L.

Space: Creative Storefront in Chin...

"...This space was perfect for my pop-up shop! It was super clean and exactly as the photos showed. It was easy to park in front of the shop to load in, too. Would definitely return..."

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05/20/2019
Dominique C.

Space: Urban Art Gallery Space Nex...

"...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..."

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12/02/2018
Vëma S.

Space: Industrial Storefront Venue...

"...space! its very big and beautiful inside. the fairy lights are such a beautiful touch as well! if you are trying to do a pop-up this is 100% the place you should go to! they have the basics of everything you need if you! the owner is very kind..."

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09/06/2019
Michael H.

Space: East Village Retail Storefront

"...This is my 2nd time doing a Pop-Up at this location and was still amazing! Tons of foot traffic outside and it’s also in a beautiful neighborhood. I highly recommend renting this space..."

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11/19/2018
Andy S.

Space: DTLA Meeting, Workshop & Co...

"...Great space! Tanya was very helpful setting everything up. Would definitely recommend for anything from events to pop-up shops or even production..."

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09/10/2017
Yu W.

Space: Unique North Beach Gallery

"...Absolutely enjoyed working with Andrew and having my event in his beautiful gallery. I had a one-night, pop-up photography show in his gallery. From the very beginning, Andrew is extremely friendly and helpful, discussing with me what he can do to accommodate my requests and what are the..."

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08/25/2019
Jessica R.

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"...We have used this space several times! It’s the perfect size for a small pop-up event! Sara and her husband are super sweet and easy to work with, the space is clean and cutely decorated! Definitely would recommend this space..."

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05/06/2017
Tammy H.

Space: Unique, Spacious SF Yoga St...

"...was perfect for my workshop, and I'm already planning to book again with him. It can be a very multi-purpose space-- meetings, pop-up space, classes, celebrations, etc. Location is also great-- safe and easy to find (affordable) parking. Thank you..."

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11/17/2017
Stephanie W.

Space: Fulton Market Studio + Art ...

"...This event space is a complete blank canvas ready to be transformed into whatever you can imagine. We planned a pop-up gallery and the white-walled interiors were perfect for it. Ryan is awesome to work with as well! Hope we can plan another event in this gallery space..."

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03/25/2018
Debarah H.

Space: Industrial Event Space in H...

"...also want you to know your assistant Johnnie was amazing so very helpful beautiful personality and patient, Thank you Johnnie for everything. Debarah Hendrix Popup Seduction..."

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08/18/2019
Jessica R.

Space: Central Location - Warehous...

"...Everything about this space was dreamy and beautiful!! perfect to host pop-ups and events. Keagan, was so helpful and responsive with any questions i had. will book again when in Texas..."

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05/04/2019
Holland C.

Space: Amazing Petit East Village ...

"...This was a really nice space, and a wonderful first Peerspace experience!! Joseph was gracious in accepting our slightly odd request (we held a pop-up cat cafe!) and the space was small but the event went incredibly well. Thank you..."

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06/23/2019
Melissa D.

Space: Creative Logan Square store...

"...Best spot, hands down :). Robert is an amazing, patience, and helpful host. The location was perfect for our first Pop-up shop, and big enough to showcase three different vendors. Ours customers even loved the space. It's located in a area with constant foot traffic and its easy to..."

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07/08/2019
Airreal B.

Space: The Lab on Lake- Flexible I...

"...had my Pop-Up shop here with over 40 + Vendors. Space was big & spacious, nice & clean on arrival. Definitely booking again..."

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09/19/2018
Morgan W.

Space: Spacious Art Gallery in Low...

"...Foley Gallery was the perfect venue for our pop-up art gallery event. Michael, the owner and host, was extremely helpful and ensured our event was a huge success. With the help of him and his team, they were able to help hang our art, and take it down quickly..."

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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..."

Frequently Asked Questions

Chicago is a lovely place to host Pop-Ups. With 90+ 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 $161 per hour for the venue. You can find smaller spaces (16 people or less) for closer to $135 and larger spaces (75 or more) run about $199 per hour.

How long do Pop-Ups run in Chicago?

Most Pop-Ups get started between 2 p.m. and 3 p.m. and run 5 hours 15 minutes 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 68100+ people into their pop up retail spaces with an average review of 4.9 stars across 984 reviewers. 97% of guests said they would book again.