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The windy city is known for its sparkling lakefront, iconic architecture, trendsetting food scene and beloved sports teams - all which span the city's unique neighborhoods. With hundreds of stylish hotels, historic civic venues and urban raw spaces, Chicago is far from being a second city when it comes to memorable events.
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Stunning Summer Wedding at the Chicago History Museum - LK Events

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Stunning Summer Wedding at the Chicago History Museum

Chicago, Illinois

Allison from Stems completely transformed the South Gallery with beautiful large arrangements with lush floral, branches, foliage and vines. This is definitely one of our favorite ceremony set-ups! When guests entered the room they were ...
14 Rustic Weddings We Love

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14 Rustic Weddings We Love
Whether it be in Wine Country or South Carolina, rustic weddings have been a trend amongst many couples. This type of wedding can vary from chic to boho, and there is a style for everyone. Let these rustic weddings influence you as you a...
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Golden Garden Inspired Wedding - LK Events

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Golden Garden Inspired Wedding

Chicago, Illinois

Classic elegance at the Ivy Room with charming vintage details from LK events
Northerly Island Tent Wedding - KingenSmith

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Northerly Island Tent Wedding

Chicago, Illinois

A magical tented celebration set on Chicago's Northerly Island photographed with style by Kingensmith
Refined Rustic Wedding - Inspired Catering & Events

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Refined Rustic Wedding

North Barrington, Illinois

This rustic wedding includes a touch of whim. Vibrant colors and fabulous fete and decor brightened this day for all.
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Chicago Lyric Opera, Opening Night Gala 2016 - HMR Designs

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Chicago Lyric Opera, Opening Night Gala 2016

Chicago, Illinois

On October 1, 2016, the Women's Board of Lyric Opera of Chicago hosted Lyric's 62nd annual Opening Night Gala. Led by Co-Chairs Regan Rohde Friedmann and Eileen Murphy and President Mimi Mitchell, the glamorous evening began with 3,500 g...
Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

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Gala | The Great Gateway| Cancer Researcher

Chicago, Illinois

What an evening at the Gateway for Cancer Research in the grand ballroom at Navy Pier Chicago with 1,000 guests who raised over $4.1 million and still counting! The beautiful decor by Rishi Patel and his team at HMR Designs! The show was...
Tickled Pink 2017 - Paramount Events

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Tickled Pink 2017

Chicago, Illinois

Tickled Pink for Bright Pink welcomed over 1200 guests and raised $60,000+ for Bright Pink.​ ​The party kicked off at Morgan Manufacturing. Guests sampled fare from 50+ top Chicago restaurants, sipped cocktails and brews and danced the n...
Van Gogh Opening Gala 2016 - HMR Designs

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Van Gogh Opening Gala 2016

Chicago, Illinois

For the Van Gogh Opening Gala, HMR Designs utilized digital projection to literally put guests inside the artist's work.
2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala - Event Creative

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2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala

Chicago, Illinois

This year's gala celebrated their 40th anniversary by highlighting their ensemble. A production photo of every member was represented in the tent which was complimented by an urban loft design inspired by the new bar and cafe which opene...
2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago - The Geraghty

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2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF hosted the 9th annual UNICEF Hope Gala at The Geraghty in Chicago, Illinois, which raised funds to support UNICEF’s work to put children first. The gala’s “Imagine” theme inspired guests to imagine a world in whi...
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Punk Rock Bat Mitzvah - Flow Entertainment, Inc

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Punk Rock Bat Mitzvah

Chicago, Illinois

Rapper K.W.O.E. rocked out this punk rock themed Bat Mitzvah. With a personalized stage and centerpieces, colored lights, and room décor the room really popped even before it was filled with guests dancing and having a great time. The e...
Teen Dream Bat Mitzvah Celebration - Flow Entertainment, Inc

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Teen Dream Bat Mitzvah Celebration

Chicago, Illinois

This pink and purple lighted Bat Mitzvah had a non-stop fun atmosphere with everything one could want. There were custom personalized sugary treats and a cotton candy machine to create a complete dessert spread. To complement the active ...
Island Chic Bar Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs

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Island Chic Bar Mitzvah

Chicago, Illinois

This island chic Bar Mitzvah made guests feel like they were in paradise. From the fire dancers to the delicious island cuisine and food trucks, this was a tropical evening to remember.
MITZVAH AT TWIN ORCHARD COUNTRY CLUB - Kehoe Designs

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MITZVAH AT TWIN ORCHARD COUNTRY CLUB

Chicago, Illinois

Glamorous Mitzvah celebration! Vibrant purple hues and sparkles set the tone for this sleek and stylish event.
Bat Mitzvah - Kehoe Designs

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Bat Mitzvah

Evanston, Illinois

Abby's stylish bat mitzvah at the Hilton Orrington Hotel was simply illuminating
Bar Mitzvah - Chicago - Paulette Wolf Events

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Bar Mitzvah - Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

This Jamaican themed Bar Mitzvah held at UIC featured a make-shift town, comfortable seating, swings and a custom designed night club for the kids to dance all night in!
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Great Gatsby 50th Birthday Party - Bliss Weddings & Events

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Great Gatsby 50th Birthday Party

Chicago, Illinois

We had the pleasure of designing and planning this glamorous Great Gatsby birthday party at The Racquet Club of Chicago integrating gold and black custom pieces through out the venue as well as making the guests feel like they were in a ...
Baby You're A Firework 1st Birthday - Wrap It Up Parties

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Baby You're A Firework 1st Birthday

Chicago, Illinois

Boom Baby! "Baby You're A Firework" was the perfect theme for this sweet and sassy one year old! A hot pink, blush, white and gold color palette mixed with lush florals and gold prisms created a modern and whimsical feel. And mylar and t...
Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2nd Birthday Party - LK Events

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Mickey Mouse Clubhouse 2nd Birthday Party

Chicago, Illinois

Penelope’s Birthday Party was designed around her love of Mickey & Minnie. It was a fun afternoon spent celebrating with family & friends.
MILESTONE BIRTHDAY PARTY - Kehoe Designs

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MILESTONE BIRTHDAY PARTY

Chicago, Illinois

An urban, rock & roll experience. Celebrating 60 years, but a rocker at heart!
Hawaiian 65th Birthday|MCA Warehouse|Chicago - Bob & Dawn Davis Photography & Design

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Hawaiian 65th Birthday|MCA Warehouse|Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

Imagine being invited to a birthday party where you’re instructed to show up at the MCA Warehouse, you know the Museum of Contemporary Art warehouse where they store things they’re not using in the museum. When you arrive, you walk up to...
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S + N: Private Residence - Big City Bride

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S + N: Private Residence

Wilmette, Illinois

Big City Bride went all out for our couple's 33rd anniversary bash! Our couple celebrated with their closest family in friends in their gorgeous backyard on the shore of Lake Michigan.
Pretty in Pink Baby Shower - Chez

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Pretty in Pink Baby Shower

Chicago, Illinois

This whimsical baby shower had all guests buzzing! From the elaborate sweets table to the vibrant decor, this Chicago baby shower was one to remember.
Little Miss Baby Shower - Wrap It Up Parties

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Little Miss Baby Shower

Chicago, Illinois

The dad of the mama-to-be has always called her "Miss," so he calls the baby "Little Miss." Of course, "Little Miss" had to be the theme! The mama to be wanted the shower to be cheerful, bright and comfortable. She wanted to avoid frilly...
Baby Shower: Elephants & Umbrellas - Creativo Loft

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Baby Shower: Elephants & Umbrellas

Chicago, Illinois

Event designer and floral phenom Christine Janda created this epic baby shower at Creativo Loft. It was an "April Showers" theme with elephants and umbrellas....installed to our tin ceiling. Truffleberry Market caterers also did amazing ...
Peaches & Cream, Ruffles & Bows Baby Shower - Christine Janda Design & Events

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Peaches & Cream, Ruffles & Bows Baby Shower

Evanston, Illinois

The inspiration for the surprise shower (so fun!) was peaches & cream, ruffles & bows. We wanted to go all things pretty and girly for this shower, as we just celebrated a baby boy shower for her brother a few months previously! It was a...
Corporate Events browse Corporate Events
POP ART-INSPIRED CORPORATE PARTY - The Geraghty

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POP ART-INSPIRED CORPORATE PARTY

Chicago, Illinois

An immersive pop art experience! This epic corporate party featured custom pop art graphics, a 40 ft. panorama projection screen, and a laser light show.
"Runway Rockstar" Fashion Show at The Geraghty - The Geraghty

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"Runway Rockstar" Fashion Show at The Geraghty

Chicago, Illinois

Mario Tricoci "Make Me a Model" Competition. Fashion and style meets rock and roll for the Runway Rockstar, Mario Tricoci, Make Me a Model Fashion Show at The Geraghty.
Chicago Lyric Opera, Opening Night Gala 2016 - HMR Designs

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Chicago Lyric Opera, Opening Night Gala 2016

Chicago, Illinois

On October 1, 2016, the Women's Board of Lyric Opera of Chicago hosted Lyric's 62nd annual Opening Night Gala. Led by Co-Chairs Regan Rohde Friedmann and Eileen Murphy and President Mimi Mitchell, the glamorous evening began with 3,500 g...
2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago - The Geraghty

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2016 UNICEF Gala Chicago

Chicago, Illinois

The U.S. Fund for UNICEF hosted the 9th annual UNICEF Hope Gala at The Geraghty in Chicago, Illinois, which raised funds to support UNICEF’s work to put children first. The gala’s “Imagine” theme inspired guests to imagine a world in whi...
Ikram 15th Anniversary Block Party - Paulette Wolf Events

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Ikram 15th Anniversary Block Party

Chicago, Illinois

Ikram, a Chicago fashion high-end boutique, celebrated its 15th anniversary by entertaining over 800 guests including Mayor Rahm Emanual, George Lucas, Rodarte’s Kate and Laura Mulleavy and many other celebrities within the fashion world...
2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala - Event Creative

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2016 Steppenwolf Theater Gala

Chicago, Illinois

This year's gala celebrated their 40th anniversary by highlighting their ensemble. A production photo of every member was represented in the tent which was complimented by an urban loft design inspired by the new bar and cafe which opene...