Facility Rentals

Symphony Center offers a variety of elegant spaces that can be the setting for everything from an intimate breakfast to the most grand wedding. Find out more about how the event experts at Symphony Center can create just the right mood and food for your special event.

 
Armour Stage
Armour Stage

Armour Stage

In addition to concerts, the Armour Stage offers a unique setting for cocktail receptions, seated dinners, and meetings. Since 1904, the Armour Stage has been home to the Chicago Symphony Orchestra and the site of thousands of performances by musical legends ranging from Toscanini to B.B. King. In addition to concerts, the Armour Stage offers a unique setting for cocktail receptions, seated dinners and meetings.

Capacity

Banquet (sit-down): 150
Reception (standing): 200

Dimensions

Irregular Shape: 71' x 49'

Grainger Ballroom
Armour Stage

Grainger Ballroom

Perhaps one of the most elegant special event venues in Chicago, the Grainger Ballroom is the ideal location for wedding receptions, meetings and pre- or postconcert entertaining. High ceilings embellished with Austrian crystal chandeliers and sconces, and an extraordinary view overlooking Michigan Avenue provide an atmosphere your guests will not soon forget.

Capacity

Banquet (sit-down): 210
Reception (standing): 400
Theatre (rows of chairs): 300

Dimensions

89' x 35'

The Club at Symphony Center
The Club

The Club at Symphony Center

Occupying the eighth and ninth floors of Symphony Center, The Club at Symphony Center offers guests a spectacular view, handsome interior and delicious food prepared by The Club's talented culinary staff. It is available for private parties and the perfect spot for luncheons, dinners and receptions for business or social occasions.

Capacity

9th Floor Banquet (sit-down): 125
9th Floor Reception (standing): 175
9th Floor Theatre (rows of chairs): 120 (with obstructions) 8th Floor Banquet (sit-down): 70
8th Floor Reception (standing): 120
8th Floor Theatre (rows of chairs): 120
8th and 9th Floors Banquet (sit-down): 195
8th and 9th Floors Reception (standing): 295

Dimensions

9th Floor: 68' x 29'
8th Floor: 84' x 20'

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Buntrock Hall
Buntrock Hall

Buntrock Hall

Often used for rehearsals by the Chicago Symphony Chorus and Civic Orchestra of Chicago, this contemporary space is ideal for chamber performances, seated dinners, reception, lectures, trade shows and meetings.

Capacity

Banquet (sit-down): 250
Reception (standing): 575
Theatre (rows of chairs): 350

Dimensions

65' x 54'

Rotunda
Rotunda

Rotunda

Ideal for small receptions and dinners, all six levels of the Rotunda offer dynamic views of the spiral staircase and skylight.

Capacity

Banquet (sit-down): 80
Reception (standing): 200

Dimensions

Open Square: 57' x 25'

Green Room

Green Room

The Green Room, located in the backstage area of Orchestra Hall, is the ideal location for pre- or postconcert dinners and receptions as well as meetings.

Capacity

Banquet (sit-down): 80
Reception (standing): 150
Theatre (rows of chairs): 100

Dimensions

47' x 25'

Gallery Lobby, 6th Floor
Gallery Lobby

Gallery Lobby, 6th Floor

The split-level floor plan of the Gallery Lobby and a spectacular view of Lake Michigan and the Art Institute of Chicago provide a wonderful ambience for breakfast meetings and luncheons.

Capacity

Banquet (sit-down): 50
Reception (standing): 100

Dimensions

91' x 25' (on multiple levels)