Shedd Aquarium

Experience the unbelievable with special events at the Shedd Aquarium

1200 S Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL 60605


Shedd Aquarium offers the aquatic world as a backdrop to your special event. When you book an event at Shedd, your guests are offered access to the entire aquarium, from archerfish to zebra sharks! Whether you are looking to host an intimate formal dinner or lively strolling reception, your guests can get up close with nature at Shedd Aquarium.

At A Glance

Venue Type
Art Galleries & Museums, Ceremony, Destination Weddings, Historic Locations, Rehearsal Dinner
Been In Business:
Outside Alcohol Permitted
Guest Accommodations?
Contract Includes:
Room Rental: $5000-$8000+ for evening events depending on the day of the week, time of year and guest count. Food and Beverage: $200-$250 per person Staffing, Rental Equipment, Linen fees additional
Special Events
Event Specialist


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