Illinois-Chicago
Options

Ideas for a non-church ceremony (only) in the city

So FI and I are narrowing down our choices for a reception site. The problem I'm having is that all of our potential reception sites are restaurants, and while I know we COULD get married at the restaurant, and I will if we can't find anything else, I'd really rather find somewhere else to do it. 

Some requirements:
In Chicago, not suburbs
Not a church - we're not particularly religious 
Feasible for a mid-late October wedding (ie: probably indoors)
$600 or less to rent for about 2 hours
Can hold about 80 people

Please help! I've been just killing my brain over this the last few days. . . 

Re: Ideas for a non-church ceremony (only) in the city

  • Options
    WinterWed17WinterWed17 member
    First Comment
    edited December 2011
    I have no idea how much it costs, but what about trying the Cultural Center. They have a number of rooms that they rent for private functions. If you aren't doing it on a day in which they are already renting it out, you might be able to get it pretty cheap.
  • Options
    crund8crund8 member
    First Comment
    edited December 2011
    You should check out the park district.  Columbus park refectory, or even promontory point are beautiful and cheap.
This discussion has been closed.
Choose Another Board
Search Boards