Rent a cocktail party venue in Near North Side, Chicago, IL

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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..."

Rachel M.

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

Featured cocktail party venues

Lofted Creative Event Space in River North
Near North Side
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**Creative & Professional Events Only | No Parties | No Weddings** Our front room is located on the 3rd floor of our beautiful, open space loft located in River North Chicago. Right off of 90/94 interstate with accessible street parking along Ontario or Erie which...

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River North European Style Café
Near North Side
1

...cafe is yours with your rental and the space is highly configurale to meet your needs for an unforgettable event. Perfect for cocktail receptions, dinner parties, fundraisers, launch parties, pop-ups, tastings, birthday parties, wedding showers, and more. Features: - Highly configurable space: All tables and...

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Upscale Condo in the Heart of Gold Coast
Near North Side
15

...for small gatherings and professional events. We'd love to host your next anniversary party, corporate party, charity event, pop-up shop, cocktail party, engagement party, baby shower, wedding shower, private party or fashion event. Have something else in mind? Send us a message...

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Urban Studio Designed for Celebrations
Near North Side

...kind. Versatile in design, this space has housed everything from acoustic musicians and DJ events to privately instructed corporate classes and catered cocktail parties. Our 693 sq ft space is located directly across from the Merchandise Mart in River North on Kinzie. Our neighors include...

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Gold Coast Art Gallery | Great for Professional Events
Near North Side
3

...the amiance of modern-industrial chic meets an aristocratic polished vibe. Perfect for a unique daytime meeting space or to host a cocktail reception for up to 150 people. If interested in renting oth levels of decadent yet minimalistic gallery space with 14,000 square...

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Actual cocktail party venue bookings

leadership workshop for alumni office

I work for the alumni relations office, and we are looking to have a Leadership Workshop in order to choose our next board members and president for the Alumni Club (a volunteer-run organization). We are hoping to use your lovely home as a perfect location for this off-site/team building event. We will provide lunch for the group and facilitate the workshop and breakout sessions. The purpose is to have ice-breakers, a brainstorming session, and then a vote for the next leadership. We will end the day with a congratulatory cocktail.

18 people
5 hours
$1,557.00

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

cocktails and live webcast

We need a venue for 30 persons from 4-9pm. There will be cocktails and hors d'oeuvres. As we will also provide a live webcast of the event we would need high-speed WiFi.

25 people
5 hours
$337.50

Outdoor 30th birthday with drinks

I'm looking for a great place to throw my 30th birthday party this year. I'm hoping to have a group of about 60-80 people for a casual (but possibly large) party... with appetizers and drinks. I'm going for a casual drop-by and hangout vibe... with music on a sound system (an iTunes playlist)... and beer and wine only. I've been toying with the idea of hiring a bartender or two to have a signature cocktail... but I'm not sure yet. Does this sound like something your space would work for? If so, I'd love to hear what you think a grand total cost would be. Lastly -- do you charge a separate fee for access to the outdoor areas?

80 people
7 hours
$1,103.00

What people say about cocktail party venues on Peerspace

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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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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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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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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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12/12/2018
Melissa S.

Space: Chic Elegant Parisian Style Event Venue / Indoor-Garden Look & Feel!

"...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..."

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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09/23/2016
Rona C.

Space: FiDi Historic Jazz Lounge - Full Venue

"...Monroe. The space was lovely, and they were all more than accommodating. The bar team even helped us come up with a special custom cocktail. Our event was a great success, and all the guests had a wonderful time! Thank you so much..."