John G. Shedd Aquarium - Aquarium - Chicago, ILJohn G. Shedd Aquarium - Aquarium - Chicago, IL
John G. Shedd Aquarium - Aquarium - Chicago, ILJohn G. Shedd Aquarium - Aquarium - Chicago, IL

John G. Shedd Aquarium
Aquarium in Chicago, IL

Packages Starting at $750

Between 130 and 1,600 Guests

Member Since 2020

Packages

About Venue

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John G. Shedd Aquarium is a museum venue located in Chicago, IL. This venue offers visitors the opportunity to get up close to a vast spectrum of aquatic animals. Operating on a one-event-per-day policy, clients and their guests will have exclusive access to the entire establishment and its exhibits. The Space This venue boasts several event spaces, each with its own distinct vibe. Abbott Oceanarium offers sweeping views of Lake Michigan while guests can interact with beluga whales and Pacific white-sided dolphins. The aquarium galleries feature Classical Greek architecture while sea turtles and colorful fish glide past guests. Shedd Aquarium also has outdoor terrace space, an auditorium, dining rooms with views of the city skyline, and more. The venue can host events of all types and sizes, from 100 to 1,600 guests. The Experience Shedd Aquarium offers a variety of services to create unforgettable experiences. In addition to the unique backdrop that the aquatic life provides, the events team works closely with clients throughout the planning process. An event manager will oversee the coordination of the celebration, including arranging catering services and creating a layout for the venue. They can also organize a donation to charity in place of traditional favors for guests.

Venue Services

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Amenities

Bathrooms
Air Conditioning
Covered Outdoor Space
Open Outdoor Space
Stage
Wifi
Kid-Friendly
Kitchen Access
Lighting System
Pet-Friendly
Sound System
Tables & Chairs
Tableware

Features

Delivery Access
Elevator
Freight Elevator
Parking Nearby
Wheelchair Accessible
On-site Parking
Stairs
Street Level

Staff & Services

Beverage Services
Coat Check
Equipment Setup & Breakdown
Event Manager
Event Staffing
Food Services
Security
Cleaning
Parking Staff

Vibes

Eclectic

Catering Services

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Courses

Appetizers
Desserts
Entrées
Hors d'oeuvres

Serving Options

Buffet
Chef Stations
Plated
DIY Food Bar
Family Style

Dietary Accommodations

Dairy-free
Gluten-free
Healthy
Nut-free
Vegan
Vegetarian
Halal
Kosher
Organic
Sugar-free

Regional Cuisine

American
Caribbean
Chinese
Italian
Japanese
Korean
Mediterranean
Mexican
Middle Eastern
New American
Spanish
Tex Mex

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Starting at $750