A Chicago Illuminating Company Wedding for A Floral Fairytale Day

This unique urban indoor and outdoor event space in Chicago is a stunning place to hold a wedding. From gorgeous outdoor greenhouse spaces surrounded by towering glass windows and hanging string lights to dining and dancing under the stars, this wedding venue is lovely both during the daytime and at night. Additionally, opportunities for great wedding day photos are endless at this modern, beautiful event venue! A Chicago Illuminating Company wedding ensures stellar service with stunning scenery as a backdrop. Greenery, flowers, and loft-style architecture provide an aesthetic perfect for accommodating any couple’s wedding vision. 

bride and groom holding hands with a bouquet of yellow flowers

About A Chicago Illuminating Company Wedding

2110 Wabash Avenue

Chicago, IL 60616

Located in the heart of Chicago’s South Loop, Chicago Illuminating Company is a unique and urban event space with indoor and outdoor areas available for use. This is a unique venue right in the middle of the city. This garden-inspired loft property is a beautiful place to host a fairytale wedding. It provides a romantic, intimate atmosphere perfect for saying “I Do.” 

Details of the Grounds

The Chicago Illuminating Company can host 250 guests. Guests enter through tall, red brick walls and a rustic gate, seemingly transporting them to another land that’s not in the middle of a busy city. The beautiful and enchanting garden terrace features a semi-covered glass tent with arched panels that allow natural light to pour in and illuminate the special occasion. After the sun goes down, guests can enjoy dancing the night away under the glistening stars and bright city lights. The clear tent gives weddings an al fresco feel, with the comfort of cover. Additionally, optional open sides can be adjusted to be enclosed with drapes and side panels. 

The venue has elegant getting-ready rooms where the bridal party can get pampered and dressed up before the day’s festivities. Couples will enter the ceremony in the venue’s gorgeous garden, surrounded by colorful blooms, greenery, and ambient lights. After the ceremony, the clear tent transforms for an evening reception. Couples can utilize the tent for formal, seated meals or relaxed, standing receptions. 

bride and groom kissing under a veil during their Chicago Illuminating Company Wedding

Photography Opportunities

Many indoor and outdoor spaces are available for fantastic wedding day photo opportunities. Couples can choose to get married outdoors under a clear tent, protecting them from unpredictable weather but allowing them to enjoy the dazzling scenery around them. The venue also has a bright, airy building that is great for cocktail hour photos. With the right vendors, couples can transform the indoor space into a romantic floral dream reception area. 

Guests enter through red brick walls and a rustic gate, transporting them into a fairytale in the midst of the bustling Windy City. All around the property are stunning areas to take wedding day photos couples will cherish for a lifetime. The outdoor garden area features towering trees, sprawling grasses, concrete pathways, benches, and ivy creeping along walls. Inside the glass tent are brick floors, hanging string lights, luxurious drapery, delicate chandeliers, and lots of natural light. A Chicago Illuminating Company wedding pays special attention to detail, from decor to setting the romantic atmosphere. This venue seamlessly blends the indoors and outdoors and has many stunning locations for wedding day photography. 

Wedding Details

The events team at Chicago Illuminating Company has a level of expertise that is unrivaled at other venues. They specialize in coordinating high-end, luxurious city weddings. From small, intimate elopements to destination weddings and large galas, the flexible event space can be tailored to suit any couple’s vision for their big day. Moreover, this property hosts weddings of all sizes, styles, and themes. 

Couples work with skilled vendors to fulfill their vision for their big day, from floral arrangements to catering menus to bar service. This venue is handicap accessible and has complimentary WiFi. On-site event planning allows couples to make their dream wedding come to life. 

Furthermore, amenities include: 

  • use of a ceremony area, 
  • dressing rooms, 
  • indoor event space, 
  • reception space, 
  • covered outdoor space, and 
  • wireless internet. 

This venue can host 250-300 guests. 

groom's arms wrapped around his bride's shoulders

Chicago Illuminating Company Wedding

Finally, with its romantic lighting, gorgeous gardens, and stunning city views, Chicago Illuminating Company is an excellent indoor/outdoor wedding venue right in the Windy City. Located in Chicago’s South Loop, this unique event space can host small, intimate gatherings or large, luxurious affairs. The events team at this venue is friendly, professional, and ready to make any couple’s dream wedding day a reality. A Chicago Illuminating Company wedding offers memories of a lifetime at a stunningly elegant venue. 

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