photographer: Aimee Mazzenga | planning, design, & floral: Christine Janda Design & Events | venue: Loft Lucia
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13 Baby Shower Venues in Chicago For a Chic Soirée [List]

Looking for perfect baby shower venues in Chicago? Look no further. With its headquarters based in Chicago, PartySlate knows all of the ins and outs of this magnificent city. 

Chicago might be known as the Second City, but when it comes to a gorgeous lakefront and world-class entertainment, it’s first in our hearts. With an iconic skyline and thousands of acres of green space, this beautiful city boasts both culture and nature, making it an ideal place to call home — and to start a family.

Baby showers are the perfect chance for expecting parents to celebrate with family and close friends — as well as indulge in some must-needed pampering. These playful (and often themed) celebrations are also a fun opportunity to indulge in whimsical décor and cute party favors

With an iconic skyline and thousands of acres of green space, this beautiful city boasts both culture and nature, making it an ideal place to call home — and to start a family.”

So where is the best place for a baby shower in Chicago? Good Question.

We’ve searched high and low to bring you some of our favorite baby shower venues in Chicago — as well as baby shower venues in Chicago suburbs.

You see, the options are endless. Creative types will love the selection of raw industrial spaces that serve as a blank canvas for your most inspirational ideas. Foodies will adore the myriad of elegant restaurants with custom-designed menus.

No matter your personality or style, we have the perfect spot to celebrate your new arrival and all the joy ahead. Keep reading to discover 13 of our top Chicago baby shower venues. Planning a baby shower has never been easier.

1. Siena Tavern

Siena Tavern baby shower venue in Chicago with long rectangular table with three white balloons anchored by stuffed animals

photo courtesy of Siena Tavern

For a celebrity hot spot inspired by the picturesque city of Siena

Chicago, IL

  • Siena Tavern, located in Chicago’s River North neighborhood, boasts a from-scratch menu created by internationally-acclaimed “Top Chef” Fabio Viviani
  • Rustic chic meets sleek industrial design with elements that include reclaimed wood, walls of lush greenery, and swanky light fixtures
  • See how this “It’s a Boy” baby shower, set in the Elevated Lounge, used the built-in lush backdrop and vintage leather sofas to complement additional décor
  • Four event spaces are available, including The Elevated Dining Space that offers the intimacy of a private dining space along with ample opportunities for people watching

Siena Tavern

Chicago, IL

2. Prime & Provisions

Prime and Provisions baby shower venue in Chicago with large room filled with large round tables with people and dangling chandeliers

photographer: CMP Photography

For dramatic views and a timeless, elegant design

Chicago, IL

  • Prime & Provisions, a steakhouse inspired by the glamour of a 1920s supper club, features impressive skyline views and a flexible floor plan that can accommodate various guest counts
  • Guests can enjoy al fresco dining on the Outdoor Lounge and Terrace with such luxe accommodations as built-in heating devices and a drop-down screen projector
  • See how this rose-gold baby shower used the floor-to-ceiling windows and abstract chandeliers to create a bright and cheerful baby shower
  • Five event spaces are available, including the semi-private Mezzanine as well as The North Private Dining Room with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking the Chicago River 

Prime & Provisions

Chicago, IL

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3. Galleria Marchetti

Galleria Marchetti baby shower venue in Chicago with four white balloons above a dessert table with gold accents

photographer: Sweet Soirees

For Old-World glamour in the heart of the city

Chicago, IL

  • Galleria Marchetti, one of the top baby shower venues in Chicago, boasts over 90 years of experience with an acclaimed catering and bar staff — as well as state-of-the art facilities
  • Dine al fresco in the East Courtyard with its beautiful gardens and ivy-covered walls or at La Pergola, a European-designed, retractable shade structure
  • See how this gold-and-white baby shower used the floor-to-ceiling windows of La Pergola to showcase intricate gold paneling décor
  • Five event spaces are available, including an Italian Ristorante that features a vaulted ceiling, exposed kitchen, and plenty of Old World charm

Galleria Marchetti

Chicago, IL

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4. Sunda New Asian

Sunda New Asian baby shower venue in Chicago with long tables with white linens and black chairs. Colorful balloons are above

photographer: Barry Brecheisen

For a trendy space with award-winning and innovative pan-Asian cuisine

Chicago, IL

  • Sunda New Asian offers personalized décor options which include customized video loops, gobo lighting, customized cocktail napkins, and more 
  • Party hosts have the option to book a variety of entertainment, including live jazz bands, photo booths, or interactive sushi rolling classes.
  • See how this hydrangea-laden baby shower used the a/v equipment and built-in shelving in the South Private Party Room for a memorable celebration
  • Private or semi-private event spaces (with a/v services and specialty lighting elements) are available, including the sleek and stylish Veranda Room with its four-course tasting menu

Sunda New Asian

Chicago, IL

5. Loft Lucia

Loft Lucia baby shower venue in Chicago, IL

photographer: Aimee Mazzenga

For a sunlit, industrial space with access to the outdoors

Chicago, IL

  • Loft Lucia is a raw industrial space with oversized windows and exposed brick that results in a warm and cheerful atmosphere
  • This West Loop event space includes a commercial-grade kitchen, state-of-the-art sound system, and chic rentals that include everything from lounge furniture to projectors
  • See how this colorful and vibrant baby shower took advantage of the soaring ceilings and oversized industrial windows to create a sunlit soirée
  • Four event spaces are available, including a rooftop terrace with lush landscaping and exposed brick backdrops

Loft Lucia

Chicago, IL

6. Spiaggia Restaurant and Lounge

Spiaggia Restaurant and Lounge Baby Shower Venue in Chicago, IL

photo courtesy of Spiaggia Restaurant and Lounge

For an elegant Italian dining experience and panoramic views of Lake Michigan

Chicago, IL

  • Spiaggia Restaurant and Lounge is a 2020 James Beard Award nominee that boasts customizable menus and a nationally-recognized wine program
  • Guests may participate in interactive classes such as olive oil and balsamic-tastings and engaging cooking demonstrations 
  • Three private dining rooms include the Mag Mile Room with abstract chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling views of bustling Michigan Avenue
  • The Sala Privata room is also available for more intimate gatherings and features a customizable layout and spectacular views of Oak Street and Michigan Avenue

Spiaggia Restaurant and Lounge

Chicago, IL

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7. Pinstripes Chicago

Pinstripes Chicago Baby Shower Venue in Chicago, IL With Outdoor Fire Pit

photo courtesy of Pinstripes Instagram

For engaging entertainment and a made-from-scratch dining experience

Chicago, IL

  • Pinstripes Chicago is a dynamic venue with private dining space available, as well as buffet-style meals served at bowling lanes and bocce courts
  • The baby shower luncheon menu includes family style dining and a three-course menu
  • Guests will enjoy dramatic views of the Chicago skyline as well as a spacious outdoor patio with cozy fire pit 
  • The spacious indoor dining space features floor-to-ceiling windows and plenty of rustic details like exposed wood and brick elements

Pinstripes Chicago

Chicago, IL

8. Eleven Eleven

Private Dining Space in Upstairs Lounge at Eleven Eleven in the West Loop neighborhood of Chicago, Il

photo courtesy of Eleven Eleven

For a chic West Loop restaurant that draws inspiration from the community and local art scene

Chicago, IL

  • Eleven Eleven, a trendy restaurant situated in the vibrant West Loop, offers a relaxed (yet elevated) menu with Instagram-worthy plating presentations
  • Guests can expect to enjoy the friendly neighborhood vibe — along with a gorgeous interior design that will wow the artists and eclectics in the group
  • Private parties can indulge in the exclusive Upstairs Lounge with is sumptuous furnishing and artistic décor 
  • In addition to a posh private dining room on the upper level, Eleven Eleven boasts an elegant Wine Bar with vaulted ceilings and exposed brick

Eleven Eleven

Chicago, Illinois

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9. Concorde Banquets

Concorde Banquets baby shower venue in Chicago with tables with white linens and wooden chairs. Large paned windows look out to greenery and trees

photo courtesy of Concorde Banquets

For an oasis outside the city with a variety of room configurations

Chicago, IL

  • Banquet hall with over 30 years of experience and access to the greater Chicagoland area and O’Hare airport
  • Personalized service, along with banquet cuisine and pastry tables available 
  • Staff on-hand to help with seamless planning process and event production
  • Various indoor spaces with lush outdoor gardens, an adjacent gazebo, and a swan-filled pond

Concorde Banquets

Chicago, IL

10. The Clubhouse Oak Brook

The Clubhouse Oak Brook baby shower venue in Chicago with red walls and red carpet with yellow lighting

photo courtesy of The Clubhouse Oak Brook

For a spacious setting with convenient access to the greater Chicagoland area

Chicago, IL

  • Elegant country club atmosphere with proximity to both Chicago and outlying suburbs
  • Unique architectural details include maroon walls, cherrywood flooring, wood mantel-trimmed fireplace, and colorful seating
  • See how this blush-baby shower used the space
  • Six event spaces include the East Club Room with arched floor-to-ceiling windows and bright details.

The Clubhouse Oak Brook

Oak Brook, IL

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11. DL Loft

DR Loft Baby Shower Venue in Chicago, IL With Close Up View of Plastic Champagne Glasses Filled With Cotton Candy

photographer: Riddle Road Photography

For a chic Parisian-style lofted apartment space with an award-winning event planning firm

Chicago, IL

  • Situated in a historic building constructed in 1877 with a French “salon” lounge area and secluded outdoor patio
  • Fun décor items include gilded antique mirrors, Flokati rugs, and vintage candelabras
  • See how this pretty and pink baby shower and this bright and bold baby shower used the space

DL Loft

Chicago, IL

12. Chez

Chez Baby Shower Venue in Chicago, IL With Pink Décor and Accents

photographer: Kent Drake Photography

For a contemporary loft space with infinite artistic possibilities

Chicago, IL

  • Design features include a modern glass staircase, white-painted brick walls, and sleek mirage ghost chairs
  • Venue works with  exclusive-catering partners to create custom menus
  • See how this pretty-in-pink baby shower and this baby-blue baby shower used the space

Chez

Chicago, IL

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13. Creativo Loft

Creativo Loft Baby Shower Venue in Chicago, IL With Umbrella Ceiling Décor

photographer: Jill Tiongco Photography

For a raw space that easily accommodates any vision or style of celebration

Chicago, IL

  • Situated in a historic building constructed in 1887, with original 16-foot-tall tin ceilings and rustic hardwood floors
  • 3000-square-feet open space includes hidden kitchen and prep areas, as well as a remote music sound system
  • See how this April showers-themed baby shower used the space

Creativo Loft

Chicago, IL

We’re Not Through Yet…

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PartySlate can also connect you with top Chicago caterers that offer everything from custom menus to the most innovative catering trends. We know the top photographers to capture your celebration’s most heartwarming moments — along with rental companies to furnish all of your party needs.

Of course, that’s just the beginning. You can also discover the best videographers, entertainment companies, invitations and print teams, and other top vendors.

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