Chicago Wedding Venues - Outdoor Spaces Part 3

For more amazing Chicago wedding venues with outdoor spaces, be sure to check out Part 1 and Part 2 of the series!

 

Peninsula Chicago

The terrace is located off the Grand Ballroom and looks over the Mag Mile. Perfect for ceremonies or cocktail hour!

 pensinsula terrace ceremeony -  Cristina G Photography

pensinsula terrace ceremeony - Cristina G Photography

 

Galleria Marchetti

Nestled in the River West neighborhood, Galleria Marchetti's East and West Courtyards are practically gardens filled with so many seasonal blooms. You can barely tell you are in the city here! Allori Photography

 galleria marchetti east courtyard -  Allori Photography

galleria marchetti east courtyard - Allori Photography

 

The Ivy Room

This ivy filled courtyard is simply magical...

 ivy room cocktail hour -  David Wittig Photography

ivy room cocktail hour - David Wittig Photography

 jwiley photography ivy room ceremony -  J Wiley Photograph

jwiley photography ivy room ceremony - J Wiley Photograph

 

Fulton's on the River

Have cocktails right on the water at Fulton's Veranda

 

Do you have any other favorite venues with outdoor space? 

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