The Chicago Theatre


175 N. State St., Chicago IL 60601

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The landmark Chicago Theatre is likely the city’s most iconic venue, and its famous C-H-I-C-A-G-O marquee lights up State Street every evening. Located in Chicago’s Loop, The Chicago Theatre hosts everything from concerts and comedians to film premiers and special events. Its convenient downtown location is close to hotels, restaurants and parking. Auditorium and lobbies are available to rent for special events, and the venue also has a private 250-seat downstairs theatre. The Chicago Theatre can easily accommodate, fashion and television shows, up-fronts, benefits, concerts, plays, award ceremonies, corporate meetings, dinners on stage, receptions, graduations and weddings.

Additionally, the venue offers the “Chicago Theatre Marquee Tour” weekly, which takes guests on a history-filled journey from the inception of this majestic venue in 1921 all the way to its present day incarnation as a premiere entertainment venue.

Facility Amenities


Permanent Stage

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Venue Capacity 3553

Exclusive Audio/Visual Provider(s)

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 180

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 550

Max Capacity, Theater Style 3553

Complete Buy-out Available

Exclusive Decorator(s)

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Off-Site Catering Allowed

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 180

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 550

Largest Room, Theater Capacity 3553

Number of Meeting Rooms 3

Preferred Catering Providers


ADA Compliant

ATM Machine On-site

Live Music


Special Interest Tours Offered

Student Group Friendly

American Express




Miles from McCormick Place 3.5

Miles from Navy Pier 1.5

Miles from Midway Airport 11.0

Miles from O'Hare Airport 17.0

Maximum Group Number 3553

Average Visit/Tour Length 1 hour

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