WELCOME TO CHICAGO ONLY-IN-CHICAGO SPECIAL EVENT SPOTS NAVY PIER These dazzling venues will leave guests with lasting impressions of the city. The seasonal rooftop terrace at Navy Pier offers the best views of summertime fireworks Wednesday and Saturday evenings. The terrace accommodates 1,000 guests for a cocktail party or 350 for a seated dinner. Ledge that extends four feet beyond the tower. Museum Campus offer incredible skyline views and a refreshing breeze off Lake Michigan. Dine beside a Caribbean reef or dance next to dolphins and whales at the Shedd Aquarium . Surprise guests with a seasonal interactive stingray touch experience, too. Time travel and traverse the globe at The Field Museum , where guests can take selfies with rare gems and prehistoric dinosaurs. Majestic vaulted ceilings and marble columns make Stanley Field Hall a powerful venue choice. See the night sky through the Doane Observatory’s research-quality telescope before zooming through other galaxies in one of two domed theaters at Adler Planetarium . Floor-to-› MUSEUMS At Chicago museums, a multitude of event spaces can host receptions of all sizes, with an added bonus of private exhibit viewings. Monet and Dali will make appearances at the Art Institute of Chicago before dinner in the sleek and dramatic Modern Wing. The Kovler Atrium and Kern Terrace Garden are popular indoor and outdoor spaces at the recently renovated Museum of Contemporary Art , seating 300 indoors, 500 in a garden tent, and a reception capacity of 900. All three world-class attractions at Chicago’s › SKYSCRAPERS THE FIELD MUSEUM › OUTDOOR VENUES The new and improved Chicago Riverwalk offers intimate river views beneath Chicago’s famous movable bridges. The fluid space and multiple dining options include French bistro fare at Cyrano’s Café, while City Winery creates a relaxed, casual wine garden vibe. Centrally located along Michigan Avenue, Millennium Park can accommodate up to 7,000 people between several event venues, including the sleek Jay Pritzker Pavilion, which regularly hosts concerts thanks to its great acoustics. Panoramic lake and city views greet you at Skydeck Chicago on the 99 th floor of Willis Tower. Daredevils have private access to the glass 22 | choosechicago.com/meeting-professionals ©NAVY PIER; ©KEHOE DESIGNS 360 CHICAGO on the 94 th floor of the John Hancock Center offers four flexible spaces for groups of up to 550 guests. Learn about the city’s landmarks from every angle through interactive touch screens in the observation deck.