Rent a cocktail party venue in River North, 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..."

Featured cocktail party venues

Urban Studio Designed for Celebrations
River North

...any kind. Versatile in design, this space has housed everything from acoustic musicians and DJ events to privately instructed courses and catered cocktail parties. Our 178 sq ft space is located directly across from the Merchandise Mart in River North on Kinzie. Our neighors include...

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Urban Studio Perfect for Team Building or Workshops
River North

...it was designed to e shared. Our spacious and versatile studio is perfect for team meetings, off-sites, product launches, client events, cocktail receptions, or retreats. Our 4,000 sq ft space is located directly across from the Merchandise Mart in River North on Kinzie...

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Downtown Chicago's sophisticated venue for personal & professional events with a contemporary and urban feel
River North

...seated dinner and up to 350 people for a receptionuffet style affair. With a range of prix-fixe options for formal dining, cocktail receptions or food stations, we are confident you will have a memorale event with us...

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Urban Studio Perfect for Team Building or Workshop
River North

...it was designed to e shared. Our spacious and versatile studio is perfect for team meetings, off-sites, product launches, client events, cocktail receptions, or retreats. Our 178 sq ft space is located directly across from the Merchandise Mart in River North on Kinzie St...

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Urban Perfect for Team Building or Workshop
River North

...it was designed to e shared. Our spacious and versatile studio is perfect for team meetings, off-sites, product launches, client events, cocktail receptions, or retreats. Our 693 sq ft space is located directly across from the Merchandise Mart in River North on Kinzie St...

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Urban Studio Designed for Celebrations
River North

...any kind. Versatile in design, this space has housed everything from acoustic musicians and DJ events to privately instructed courses and catered cocktail parties. Our 4,000 sq ft space is located directly across from the Merchandise Mart in River North on Kinzie. Our neighors...

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River North event space w/ outdoor patio
River North

...Space perfect for happy hours, plated dinners, cocktail receptions - Open concept seating w/ ability to use cafe food stations for event - Close proximity to CTA Brown Line, La Salle bus, river taxis - Fully customizable food and beverage offerings for any event - 80-100 guest capacity...

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Exotic Downtown Gallery
River North

...Downtown Chicago's most unique space for corporate cocktail parties, artistic performances, intimate dinners, creative meetings, wine tastings, charity fundraisers, photo shoots and launch parties. We offer a unique, deeply layered architectural backdrop for any kind of event. Our location is superb, just north of...

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Actual cocktail party venue bookings

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

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

surprise cocktail party

Saw your space and thought it would be perfect to host a surprise party for my husband here. Would love to do it in the daytime and decorate with some balloons, having some appetizers and drinks. Set up as a cocktail party. Will be inviting 50 people but thinking more like 35-40 people will attend.

50 people
4 hours
$693.00

engagement cocktail party

My fiance and I love your space and think it would be perfect to host our engagement cocktail party. We're very excited to celebrate our recent engagement with all our our friends and love the versatility of the space, as well as the art. We're looking forward to hearing from you! Please let me know if I can answer any questions about our event.

45 people
5 hours
$354.00

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..."