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The Premier Venue for Sophisticated Chicago Weddings

First step engagement, next step exquisite venue. The InterContinental Chicago Hotel provides a luxe atmosphere for your big day in this great American city. Gather your dearly beloved for a glitzy reception in one of our ornate foyers, then gaze out over the city lights as you dance the night away in an expansive ballroom.

505 N. Michigan Ave Chicago, Illinois 60611 | 312-944-4100

Amenities & Services

  • Expert wedding and bridal event planning
  • Recommended vendor list
  • 45,000 sq ft of event space on nine floors
  • Hardwood parquet dance floors
  • Courtesy guestroom block
  • Valet parking
  • Private photography room
  • High-tech A/V
  • Full-service expert catering with onsite kosher kitchen

  • Restaurant-style dining with table-side ordering and printed menus
  • Contemporary and classic linen options
  • Rene Ozorio bone china, Schott Zwiesel stemware and Fortessa flatware
  • 2 nights complimentary in an Executive One Bedroom Suite for the couple
  • Complimentary upgrade to a Michigan Avenue Suite for parents or loved ones

Planning Kit

Congratulations and thank you for choosing the InterContinental Chicago Hotel as the setting to launch your happily ever after. Let's work together to make your wedding dreams come true.

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Event Space

Plan a custom wedding weekend in the heart of Chicago. Our unique ballrooms boast a grand staircase and America’s largest chandelier, or floor-to-ceiling windows over Michigan Avenue.

Grand Ballroom
8,600 sq ft | 450 guests Inset

8,600 sq ft | 450 guests

The crown jewel of Chicago wedding venues, the 7th floor Grand Ballroom has an iconic elliptical shape centered around a 6-ton Baccarat crystal chandelier. The walls are trimmed in hand-painted frescos, and the unique balcony overlooking the main floor allows for the perfect grand entrance.

King Arthur Court
3,725 sq ft | 160 guests Inset

3,725 sq ft | 160 guests

This exquisite space evokes the Medinah Men's Athletic Club as it was during the Roaring 20's. Originally the private smoking lounge to Chicago's rich and famous, this historical gem has intricate hand painted details. Your guests will be dazzled by the illuminated stained glass window as you dine by candlelight over Michigan Avenue.

4,500 sq ft | 220 guests Inset

4,500 sq ft | 220 guests

Featuring ornate French design recalling the era of King Louis XVI, our second largest ballroom on the 5th floor provides an ideal location for a lavish wedding. With views spanning up and down the Magnificent Mile, 22-foot ceilings with intricate hand-painted beams, crystal chandeliers, and ornate wood carvings, dinner and dancing will have a high-society sensibility.

Tower Lounge
1,000 square feet | 40 guests Inset

1,000 square feet | 40 guests

Plush seating, contemporary design, and stunning 32nd floor views combine into an expansive lounge suitable for a welcome reception or farewell brunch. Furnished for relaxing, the Tower Lounge can be transformed into a banquet space with a wet bar.

Gorgeous Ballrooms
"The InterContinental in Chicago was an amazing wedding venue! All the contacts we worked with were very professional and responsive. The ballrooms are well maintained and gorgeous."
- Stephanie S
A Fairytale Wedding
"Getting married here was like being married in a fairytale castle. Everything, from the bridal suite, to the rooms we used for the wedding, to the service was simply unreal. If you want or need the convenience of a hotel, there is no better hotel."
- - Aliza S

Guests Say It Best

Weddings Promotions

Book Your 2024 Wedding With Us!

If you're planning to say "I do", there's no better place to find your dream wedding than right here. Our spring wedding promotion is designed to make your big day unforgettable.

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Book Your 2024 Wedding With Us!

Winter Promotion Includes:

    • $28,000 Food & Beverage Minimum - Choose 1
    • $42,000 Food & Beverage Minimum - Choose 2
    • $60,000 Food & Beverage Minimum - Choose 3

Choices Include:

      • Complimentary additional hors d'oeuvre
      • Complimentary late night snack
      • Complimentary upgrade to next tier bar package
      • Complimentary breakfast or lunch for the wedding party (up to 20 total)
      • Triple IHG Rewards Points (9 points per $ spent, based on contracted F&B minimum, prior to applicable tax and service charge)
      • Additional night complimentary in a one bedroom luxury king wedding suite
      • Complimentary overnight parking for the couple and parents on the wedding night

*Food and Beverage minimum is prior to any concessions, applicable taxes and service charge. Valid on new bookings for weddings through December 2024. This offer may not be combined with any other offer or incentive and will not be applied to any existing booking. In case of any dispute, the Hotel reserves the right to make the final decision. 

Weddings Promotions

Bachelorette Package Girlfriends' Getaway

Gather up the girls and own the entire 32nd floor of our Executive Tower, including three premier guest rooms and exclusive access to our Tower Lounge Observatory. 

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Bachelorette Package Girlfriends' Getaway

This luxury experience is perfect for the modern bachelorette and her crew, and includes the following:

  • Private access to our 32nd Floor (2-night length-of-stay is required for three guest rooms and Tower Lounge Observatory rental is included)
  • Spa Day Package: Includes services for 6 people, with your choice of 50-minute treatment, and one bottle of champagne
  • Hangover Brunch Package: Includes brunch for 6 people, delivered to Tower Lounge Observatory, with Bloody Marys or Mimosas available upon consumption

For rates and availability, please contact a wedding specialist at (312)-321-8735.

Weddings Promotions

Wedding Planner Perks

Get rewarded for planning a wedding at InterContinental Chicago Hotel. Wedding planners can choose up to three perks when they book a wedding with us.

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Wedding Planner Perks

Signing Bonus:

  • 10,000 points signing bonus


  • 2-Night Gift Certificate to InterContinental Chicago Hotel (or other participating hotels)
  • $250 Michael Jordan’s Steak House Gift Certificate
  • $250 Spa InterContinental Gift Certificate

Perks may be redeemed by the following increments:

  • Up to $25,000 - pick one (1) perk
  • $26,000-$35,000 - pick two (2) perks
  • $36,000 or more - pick three (3) perks

Wedding Planner Incentive will be applied to certified wedding planners only and issued after contracted wedding actualizes.

Weddings Promotions

IHG Wedding Rewards 3 points for every $1

From cake to cocktails, it's never been easier to make your special day even more rewarding. IHG Rewards members earn 3 points for every $1 USD spent on their wedding at InterContinental Chicago Hotel. 

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IHG Wedding Rewards 3 points for every $1

This offer is available exclusively to IHG Reward members. Exclusive of tax and service charge. Maximum of 60,000 points allowed.Blackout dates apply. To qualify for the offer, wedding must actualize by December 1, 2023. Offer must be included in the contract, at the time of contracting. Total actualized revenue is exclusive of tax and service charge. Promotion is applicable to new business only (business not currently being negotiated or contracted) and is based on availability. Cannot use this promotion in conjunction with another promotional offer. Exclusions may apply, and all bookings are subject to terms included in the hotel contract.

Tasteful Catering

From the ease of a buffet to a more traditional multi-course feast, our seasoned catering team infuses each dish with the class and elegance that define our hotel’s history.

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