Rent a cocktail party venue in Lake View, Chicago, IL

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Melissa S.

"...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..."

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..."

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Furnished Street-level 3600 Sq Ft Event Space w/ High Ceilings & Working Kitchen
Lake View
4

** 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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Best Rooftop in Lakeview!
Lake View
2

...Gallery, Launch Event, Product Demo, Product Showcase, Mixer, Networking, Bay Shower, Bachelor Party, Beer And Wine Tasting, Birthday Party, Bridal Shower, Celebration, Cocktail Party, Engagement Party, Function, Gathering, Graduation Party, Happy Hour, Holiday Party, Private Party, Reception, Reunion, Wedding Reception, Kitchen, Luncheon, Rehearsal Dinner, Documentary...

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Lakeview Secret Backyard Garden Oasis with Furniture
Lake View
1

...sectional is an outdoor fireplace. A rattan highoy bar seats an additional 5 guests or can be used to service a specialty cocktail that fits the theme of your event. The space also has a new 6 urner grill perfect for cooking a lovely meal...

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Styled Party Design Studio
Lake View

...ar for all fabulous occasions Complete with 3 swanky lounge areas and 5 dining tables complete with ghost chairs and white linens. Cocktail style party, 60 guests. Seated dinner party, 45 guests...

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Actual cocktail party venue bookings

baby shower with food and cocktails

My husband and I are expecting a baby and were hoping to have our shower here. Likely 20-30 people, serving a champagne cocktail and beer and platters of sandwiches and salads (or something similar). Would your space be available? THANK YOU!!!

33 people
5 hours
$425.00

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 birthday party

I am planning a Cocktail party for My Sister's and my Birthday. Something low key and chill. Want to have just appetizers and drinks. Need a space that has a lounge type feel with hopefully furniture included. Love the patio on your venue. Would like music, very mellow (Smooth jazz, pop light r & b. Event will be from around 7pm to 10pm I added extra 2 hours prior to set up. Is there a kitchen to heat up appetizers? A bar or event staff to serve drinks?

50 people
6 hours
$435.00

non profit fundraiser with cocktails

I am looking to throw a fundraiser for a non profit here. I plan on hosting 50-60 people for cocktails and appetizers after work on the 20th. I have a chef who will be making appetizers and we will be providing booze. Does that sound like a good fit for your space? Kitchen, bar and hangout space, is really all I need and I see you have it all. Also, is there a speaker system for playing music?

65 people
4 hours
$1,339.00

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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05/06/2018
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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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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10/18/2017
Jess S.

Space: San Francisco Roof Top Penthouse

"...respond to our needs leading up and days of our event! The space was great and the patio was perfect for breaks and the cocktail hour. We hosted a two-day meeting in this space and we were very pleased with the experience..."