Theater on the Lake is a historic venue located in Chicago, IL, that presents its private event space, the ballroom. Nestled on the shores of Lake Michigan, this venue offers sweeping waterfront and city skyline views. The spacious hall can accommodate large gatherings including weddings, galas, corporate functions, and more.
Built in 1920 in the Prairie architectural style, this building features glass walls, warm brick, and steel beams. The venue exudes early 20th-century elegance while incorporating modern elements. Its wall-to-wall windows open out over the lake and south toward the city, providing awe-inspiring panoramas as the backdrop to events. Intended to be a performance space, the ballroom boasts a spacious stage and an adaptable layout to accommodate various seating arrangements.
The ballroom at Theater on the Lake is suitable for events of 300 guests and is available for rent along with other function rooms. The venue can provide an extensive list of vendors they’ve partnered with who clients can work with for their event. Fully equipped with modern amenities, the space has a high-quality sound system for entertainment including bands and DJs. It also has a separate kitchen facility and a green room that can function as a dressing room if needed.