City Winery Chicago
Private Events

Private Events

About our private events

Host your next event in “Urban Wine Country”, located in Chicago's West Loop. Our modular space can be tailored to accommodate each individual client; whether an intimate seated dinner, elegant wedding reception, corporate outing or wine tasting, City Winery has the perfect space suited to your individual needs. It is our aim to provide each and every guest with an unforgettable experience.

Private Dining
Main Dining Room

The Dining Room

The Main Dining Room is ideal for group sizes up to 200 for a cocktail reception or 100 guests for a seated dinner. It boasts exposed brick, views of our working winery and aging oak barrels. The space features a beautiful fully stocked bar along with our collection of wines on tap.

The Venue

The Concert Venue

Our largest space combines the rustic appeal of wine country with modern amenities; including our top of the line Meyer sound system, Ketra lighting system, a fully stocked private bar and a full sized stage to host top musical acts & DJ’s. Your event team will design a versatile floor plan to accommodate your event perfectly. The Venue can host up to 200 guests for a seated dinner and up to 300 guests for a cocktail style event.

Haymarket Lounge

The Private Barrel Room

Private Barrel Room Located within the main dining room our smaller space can seat up to 32 and cocktail 35 guests with views of our beautiful fully functioning winery. This space is completely private and has full AV capabilities surrounded by our oak stained wine barrels creating a relaxed and care free environment for social and corporate events.

Haymarket Lounge

The Mezzanine

A Unique space located above the lobby with incredible views of downtown. The space provides private restrooms and a fully stocked private bar ideal for wine tastings and blending sessions creating a fun and creative experience for all. The Mezzanine can seat 60 and cocktail up to 80 guests perfect for rehearsal dinners and cocktail receptions.




Discover City Winery as the perfect venue for the modern-day couple, providing a truly unique nuptial experience while still including all the traditional wedding elements.  Your cocktail hour takes place in Chicago's only fully-functioning winery, complete with stainless steel tanks framed by a warm, exposed wood interior, and our very own wines on tap.  Transition seamlessly to a full dinner reception in the main space, with world-class production support for your favorite band or DJ.  Step out of the city and into wine country.

We can accommodate various size weddings, whether it be an intimate group of 50, or up to 200 guests for a seated dinner with dancing.

As a full service event space, we include all of the catering, staffing, table setups and access to the very best vendors who we have worked closely with on past events.

view and download our wedding kit

 View and download our wedding kit

Corporate Events

Corporate Events

Escape the everyday hustle and bustle of downtown Chicago and step into “Urban Wine Country” for your next corporate seminar or team-building event. Located in the West Loop, just five minutes from the Inner Loop or John Hancock building, City Winery offers unique and functional spaces for corporate groups both small and large.

City Winery’s relaxed laid-back atmosphere will ensure that your corporate function is comfortable and stress-free.

We have a 35-seat private barrel room with full AV capabilities for smaller gathers, while the main venue is perfect for daytime meetings or luncheons, hosting up to 250 guests.

In addition to meetings and presentations, the fully functioning Winery, located on the main floor, is ideal for corporate team building activities such as wine tastings and blending sessions.

City Winery provides all technological conveniences needed for seminars, including 150” Elite pull-down screens, a 42” Professional Plasma display monitor, a podium, wireless microphone and receiver, and I-Pod connection capabilities.

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Not for profit events

Not-For-Profit Events

Not-For-Profit Events

From the delicious food and wine to the unique wine country feel, City Winery is the perfect setting to wine and dine your guests while raising money for any organization. Whether it be a smaller group of 40 to 50 within our Winery or hosting a Silent or Live Auction for up to 500 guests within our Main Restaurant, City Winery offers flexibility to accommodate any group.

As a big supporter of our local community and young organizations, we are happy to offer special rates by waiving room rentals and offering competitive pricing.

With a stage and other production capabilities already in house, hosting live musical entertainment, presentations and live auctions make for a seamless experience.

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Industry events

Industry Events

Industry Events

What better place to host your next industry-related event than Chicago’s only fully functioning winery!  City Winery is idyllic for hosting food & beverage tastings and seminars of any size.  Within our Winery, we can host up to 50 guests classroom style, and have full production capabilities for presentations and demonstrations. For a larger scale event, we can host up to 750 guests for a full facility function.  So whether you’re hosting a small production wine launch or a large-scale portfolio tasting, City Winery can accommodate your needs.

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Custom cakes

Custom Cakes

Need a custom cake made for your special occasion? Look no further as we have our in house Pastry Chef Stacie Kruse who will create a masterpiece for your special event. If interested, please email

Holiday events

Custom Wine Bottles

What better favor for your guests than a custom labeled bottle of City Winery wine to commemorate your special occasion.

Work with our graphic designer to create your custom label to put on the wine of your choice (wine selections based upon availability).

Contact our Events team for more information at (312) 229-5989 or


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