Chicago Athletic Association

12 S. Michigan Ave.
Chicago, IL 60603


The Chicago Athletic Association is a historic venue located just outside Millennium Park in downtown Chicago. As a fully restored 1893 Venetian Gothic hotel, it lends an old-world charm to the backdrop of any wedding.

The event spaces feature original 19th century stained glass windows, mantels with bas-relief woodcarvings, marble staircases and mill work of stunning character and detail.  With its captivating views of Millennium Park, Chicago Athletic Association hotel is the perfect place to exchange wedding vows.

Couples are surrounded by the rich splendor of monumental fireplaces, floor-to-ceiling windows, and intricate 19th century architecture. With four glamorous ceremony and reception venues to choose from, and Millennium Park mere steps away, couples will have endless photo opportunities.

The Chicago Athletic Association offers customized wedding packages with special accommodation rates for out-of-town guests. Also included in their booking, couples can enjoy a complimentary menu tasting, personalized cocktails on the day of the wedding, along with seven celebrated restaurants for an unforgettable rehearsal dinner, and bachelor and bachelorette parties.

At A Glance

Venue Type
Historic Locations, Rehearsal Dinner
Spaces Available:
Max Guests:
Ceremony Site:
Indoor Only
Reception Site:
Indoor Only
Catering Options:
Venue Includes:
Outside Alcohol Permitted
Guest Accommodations?
Contract Includes:
Budi Tanzil


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