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Celebrate Your Downtown Chicago Wedding

Artful Celebrations at The Blackstone

Whether you are planning an intimate wedding with family and close friends or a grand occasion, The Blackstone is the perfect backdrop for your celebration, catering to large and small groups alike. Our stunning ballrooms perfectly meld classic architecture with modern décor to capture the essence of our past while savoring the present day.

Our downtown Chicago wedding venues include our one-of-a-kind Crystal Ballroom and the more intimate, yet visually stimulating Art Hall. Review our event space layouts, learn about our wedding packages, and submit a request to start planning your celebration today.

The Blackstone’s Wedding Services Include:

  • Dedicated wedding planners and event coordinators
  • Expert event staff and technology professionals
  • Setup and breakdown
  • LCD projectors and microphones
  • Professional sound and lighting systems
  • Customized, gourmet menus

Submit a request to start planning your wedding in downtown Chicago.

Crystal Ballroom

This glamorous room hails from 1910 but has been restored to its natural splendor, including crystal chandeliers, bright chrysanthemum carpet and balustrades. This room attracts plenty of natural light and looks out to stunning views of Michigan Avenue and Grant Park. As many as 345 people can fit here for a standing reception or as many as 250 people for a seated affair, including a dance floor.

Art Hall

This area features 2,656-square-feet of event space and is ideal for pre-function affairs. Have a cocktail hour here for up to 250 people. Its original glamour has been revitalized and now features an art exhibit highlighting local artists.

English Room

Reminiscent of an exclusive private club, The English Room was imported from a manor house in England in the 1700's and reassembled in The Blackstone in 1910. Mahogany walls, ornate plaster, and colorful stained glass create an enriching experience for up to 80 guests.

Barbershop

Perhaps the most storied of our event spaces, The Barbershop is named after its original purpose. The likes of Richard Nixon and Al Capone once requested barber service in this iconic space, which now serves as 1,117-square-feet of event space laden in marble and featuring suspended ceilings and Greek columns.

Wedding Services Overview

The Blackstone Hotel offers a variety of wedding packages to suit your event needs. This all-inclusive wedding package includes a one-hour cocktail reception, including five selections of passed hors d'oeuvres per guest, along with a four-hour bar of premium liquor and a wine service of house reds and whites, as well as a champagne toast for all of your guests. This package also includes a four-course dinner, including appetizers, soup or salad, entree course and a customized wedding cake from a local baker.

Also available is the Man Cave Package, specifically designed for the groom and his groomsmen. This package includes the use of the historic Barbershop room, as well as a Chicago style buffet featuring deep dish pizza, jumbo pretzels, hot dogs, barbecue pork and white cheddar and caramel popcorn. Also available is wine, beer, water and soda, as well as a Wii gaming system with plasma TV and DVD player. There's a 10-guest minimum for this package. Some additions include: a customized box of cigars, a bottle of Jameson with engraved shot glasses, caviar, custom decor and food set-up.

The Blackstone Hotel also provides a list of vendors that they work with, including floral designers, musical performances, DJs, photographers, videographers, wedding consultants, make-up artists and transportation providers.

A unique wedding requires a unique hotel

Reawakened through a dynamic mix of historic architecture coupled with savvy design, The Blackstone sets the stage for an unforgettable wedding experience.