Chicago's North Shore CVB - Wedding / Event Planners - Special Event Space

Chicago's North Shore borders the City of Chicago along the shores of Lake Michigan and offers a wide variety of venues to host an intimate affair or a large gathering. Custom care is taken to help you find the right fit. Browse the listings below or request personalized, complimentary planning service and we do the work for you! Click here for some highlights and ideas for your big day.


64 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka
(847) 441-3100
A lively and casual French Bistro makes this the perfect venue for any kind of private or semi-private gathering. It is available for lunch or dinner and can accommo... MORE

Allgauer's on the Riverfront

2855 N. Milwaukee Ave., Northbrook
(847) 480-7500
Overlooking a gently flowing, tree-lined river with scenic views in every season, this award-winning restaurant offers American fare with an eclectic flair. The comf... MORE
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Avli Restaurant

566 Chestnut St. , Winnetka
(847) 446-9300
Offering four distinct dining rooms that can be used for private or semi-private events. The smallest space is the wine room, seating 8-15. The front dining room can... MORE
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Blind Faith Cafe

525 Dempster St., Evanston
(847) 328-6875
Guests have enjoyed the innovative vegetarian food at this premier certified green restaurant since 1979. Whether you are planning a breakfast meeting, lunch with fr... MORE

Bob Chinn's Crab House

393 S. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling
(847) 520-3633
All of the essentials for private parties, corporate events, and group dining are available to host your next special occasion. Bob Chinn's has specialized in servin... MORE

Chevy Chase Country Club

1000 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling
(847) 465-2300
From smaller, intimate ceremonies to lavish, big receptions, Chevy Chase Country Club is an ideal wedding venue to cater to any need. This charming Tudor-style clubh... MORE

Chicago Botanic Garden

1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe
(847) 835-5440
Event sites are nestled amid 385 acres of enchanting gardens, peaceful lakes and native woodlands - a spectacular site for your special event. Indoors and out, you'... MORE

Community House in Winnetka

620 Lincoln Ave., Winnetka
(847) 446-0537
Playing host to some of the most beautiful events and weddings on the North Shore for over a century. The beautiful garden area provides a timeless setting for an in... MORE

Cooper's Hawk Winery & Restaurant

583 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling
(847) 215-1200
Private event spaces are each designed to welcome guests with the warmth and elegance of the wine world. The stunning surroundings and memorable menu offerings are o... MORE

Crystal Ballroom Evanston

529 Davis St., Evanston
(847) 570-4400
Located in the heart of vibrant downtown Evanston, this newly restored event space takes you beyond your wildest dreams. From the timeless décor to the sophisticated... MORE

D'Agostino's Pizzeria Wheeling

241 S. Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling
(847) 808-8200
Offering a variety of packages suitable for different events, you can start with a package and add a la carte items to customize your menu. Two private party rooms ... MORE

Di Pescara

Northbrook Court, Lake Cook Rd., and Northbrook Court Dr., Northbrook
(847) 498-4321
Di Pescara features seafood, fresh made Italian and global specialties, and steaks served in a warm, contemporary setting. Whether hosting a business luncheon for 4,... MORE

Evanston Art Center

1717 Central St., Evanston
(847) 475-5300
Located on Evanston’s Central Street, the Evanston Art Center features contemporary design and amenities to host meetings and events of all sizes, including wedding ... MORE

Evanston History Center

225 Greenwood St., Evanston
(847) 475-3410
Housed in the gracious historic mansion of former U.S. Vice President Charles Gates Dawes, this stunning chateau overlooks Lake Michigan. Any event held here becomes... MORE

Firehouse Grill

750 Chicago Ave., Evanston
(847) 733-1911
Whether it’s an office party, a quarterly meeting, a wedding, a rehearsal dinner, or a surprise birthday gathering, you and your guests are going to love your time ... MORE

Francesca's North

1145 Church St., Northbrook
(847) 559-0260
Located in downtown Northbrook is the perfect place to host your wedding celebration or special occasion of any kind. The philosophy of good, simple cooking, served ... MORE

George Trois

64 Green Bay Rd., Winnetka
(847) 441-3100
The intimate dining room is simple elegance with a modern edge and perfect for your next event. We can accommodate up to 20 guests and have an eight-foot screen with... MORE

Glencoe Beach

999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe
(847) 835-3030
During the day, enjoy the shade in one of Glencoe Beach’s five sun shelters. Each shelter includes picnic tables that can accommodate 12 to 24 people comfortably. At... MORE

Good To Go Jamaican Cuisine

711 Howard St., Evanston
(847) 868-8226
Fusing mouth-watering tastes of Caribbean food with exciting new tropical cocktails and craft beer. House specialties include Jerk Chicken, Oxtail, Brown Stew Chicke... MORE

Grandpa's Place

1868 Prairie Ave., Glenview
(847) 724-1390
For over 100 years, Grandpa's Place has been offering cold beer and cocktails in a comfortable neighborhood pub. From engagement parties, rehearsal dinners and birth... MORE

Grove Redfield Estate

1421 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview
Located at The Grove, a 145 acre nature preserve and National Historic Landmark, The Redfield Estate offers a unique and charming location for events, weddings, corp... MORE

Guildhall Restaurant

694 Vernon Ave., Glencoe
(847) 835-8100
The elegant semi-private dining room accommodates up to 34 seated guests and presents a beautiful setting for occasions such as a birthday party, wedding rehearsal d... MORE

Gusto Italiano Ristorante

1834 Glenview Rd., Glenview
(847) 729-5444
Since 1985, this restaurant has provided customers in the heart of Chicago's North Shore community with excellent Mediterranean cuisine, outstanding service, and uns... MORE

Halim Time and Glass Museum

1560 Oak Ave., Evanston
(224) 714-5600
This new and stunning building offers great flexibility in planning your event as the building boasts five unique rooms. The Wisteria Room is the largest space, and ... MORE

Hangar Two by Tangled Roots Brewing Co.

1100 N. Milwaukee Ave., Glenview
(847) 375-6986
Celebrate your Big Day in the spacious, sunlit Atrium at Hangar Two - Glenview's smart new venue from Tangled Roots Brewing Company. Serving chef-crafted cuisine and... MORE

Jameson's Charhouse

9525 N. Skokie Blvd., Skokie
(847) 673-9700
From business meetings to family gatherings, an event at Jameson’s is always unforgettable. Jameson’s knowledgeable Group Sales Managers are available to assist you ... MORE

Johnny's Kitchen and Tap

1740 Milwaukee Ave., Glenview
(847) 699-9999
Well known for spectacular wood-roasted chicken, rotisserie-roasted pork, baby back ribs and real mashed potatoes. Johnny's spacious bar offers a full wine list, a w... MORE

Kabul House

2424 Dempster St., Evanston
(847) 674-3830
Experience the taste of appetizing Afghan dishes that have existed in Afghanistan’s history for thousands of years. Enjoy the comfortable and sophisticated atmospher... MORE

Koi Fine Asian Cuisine & Lounge

624 Davis St., Evanston
(847) 866-6969
Located in the heart of Evanston's charming restaurant row, Koi offers a unique dining experience, authentic Chinese cuisine and a fresh selection of sushi. Whether ... MORE

Lakeview Banquet Rooms at Park Center

2400 Chestnut Ave., Glenview
(847) 965-4094
Located in Park Center and overlooking the picturesque vistas of Lake Glenview, the Lakeview Room is an exceptional site for a wide array of special celebrations ... MORE

Maggiano's Little Italy

4999 Old Orchard Ctr., Skokie
(847) 933-9555
Maggiano’s banquet halls are more than just venues—they’re an event management experience. The elegant banquet facilities can accommodate any type of function, big o... MORE


461 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook
(847) 272-9490
A new Party room located right in the heart of the North Shore. Located next to Max and Benny's, Ariella's is a perfect venue for meetings, parties, or special even... MORE

Max & Benny's Restaurant Deli and Bakery

461 Waukegan Rd., Northbrook
(847) 272-9490
Founded in 1985, this famed, family owned Jewish-American deli, restaurant, and bakery serves up such classics as corned beef hash, fried matzo, gefilte fish, herrin... MORE

Morton's The Steakhouse

699 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook
(847) 205-5111
Transform private dining rooms into a party venue that's sure to leave a lasting impression for your special occasions. Allow the dedicated event planning profession... MORE

North Branch Pizza & Burger Co.

4520 W. Lake Ave., Glenview
(847) 813-6400
With multiple party packages available to fit any budget and a friendly staff to make you feel at home, The North Branch is the perfect place for your next event. Bo... MORE

North Shore Center For The Performing Arts in Skokie

9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie
(847) 673-6300
For the important milestones in your life, the North Shore Center’s unique spaces mixed with the most up-to-date technology, superb catering options and helpful staf... MORE

North Shore Sports Center

1900 Old Willow Rd., Northbrook
(224) 326-2061
As casual or elegant as you require, Athletico Center offers you the ultimate flexibility.  Whether your gathering is for 50 or 1,000, the space and resources to cr... MORE

Peckish Pig

623 Howard St., Evanston
(847) 491-6778
Seasonal suds, guest beers, craft cocktails and gastropub food (house-smoked and fried ham hocks with salted-caramel drizzle, tuna wellington, and much, much more in... MORE


1150 Willow Rd., Northbrook
(847) 480-2323
Distinctive dining and sophisticated fun unite to create a memorable and simply unique wedding experience at our Northbrook Wedding Venue. From engagement parties to... MORE

Ravinia Festival

200 Ravinia Park Rd., Highland Park
(847) 266-5100
Chicago's premiere outdoor music festival venue, Ravinia's captivating sounds and beautiful grounds are an enchanting setting for a memorable wedding celebration. Ra... MORE

Ruth's Chris Steakhouse

933 Skokie Blvd., Northbrook
(847) 498-6889
When you book a private event with Ruth's Chris, you're in for an unforgettable experience. Whether it’s an intimate dinner in one of the private rooms or a grand ca... MORE

Saranello's Restaurant

601 N. Milwaukee Ave., Wheeling
(847) 777-6878
The restaurant’s private party space is warm and casual in tone, featuring wooden tables, rough hewn cedar columns and warm lighting effects. Seating from 8 to 48, t... MORE

Schram Memorial Chapel

1799 Patriot Blvd., Glenview
(224) 521-2562
A site of countless weddings, ceremonies and special events throughout its nearly 70-year history, the simple charm of this landmark white chapel provides an intimat... MORE


1245 Chicago Ave., Evanston
(847) 492-8860
With its rustic charm and well-equipped facilities, SPACE is the perfect spot for hosting a private event. A flexible setup, state-of-the-art lighting and a professi... MORE

Stacked and Folded Social House

824 Noyes St., Evanston
(847) 328-9100
Named after artisanal Sandwiches (Stacked) and fusion Tacos (Folded) with a big spot on the menu for delicious seasonal Salads (Forked). Stacked and Folded focuses o... MORE

Takiff Center

999 Green Bay Rd., Glencoe
(847) 835-7545
Host your wedding celebration at the Takiff Center in one of their beautiful and unique spaces. Choose the two-tiered Lobby or the Community Hall for larger events (... MORE

Ten Mile House

1700 Central St., Evanston
(847) 905-0669
Seating up to 40 guests, our tastefully designed private room provides a versatile, yet intimate setting for parties, celebrations, private dining and special busine... MORE

Ten Ninety Brewing Company

1025 Waukegan Rd., Glenview
(224) 432-5472
Craft beer, scratch kitchen (beer infused/inspired dishes), family-friendly and large private party space. Recently featured on Chicago's Best, their eclectic combin... MORE

Wagner Farm

1510 Wagner Rd., Glenview
(847) 657-1506
In search of a truly unusual venue for your next event, one your guests won’t stop talking about for months? Historic Wagner Farm’s award-winning Heritage Center Mus... MORE

Woman's Club of Evanston

1702 Chicago Ave., Evanston
(847) 475-3800
An ideal setting for your anniversary celebration, engagement party, wedding, shower, memorial or other private event. This stately Clubhouse, built in 1912, exudes ... MORE

Writers Theatre

325 Tudor Ct., Glencoe
(847) 242-6000
In addition to producing high-quality theatrical productions, Writers Theatre is a sophisticated space for a myriad of possible events hosted in Chicago’s North Shor... MORE
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