Surprise Birthday Parties • Corporate Events • Cocktail Parties • Hosted Happy Hours • Networking Events • Private Dining • Birthday Parties • Trade Show Networking Events

Shay’s beautiful downtown event space in the River North neighborhood in Chicago is the premier downtown event venue for groups both small and large. Our 10,000 square foot venue can hold up to 550 guests for larger events such as holiday parties and after parties, and even events requiring seated dinners.

Thinking of hosting a medium or small sized event such as a cocktail party, networking event, private dinner?  We have multiple locations within our venue that can accommodate groups of 8 up to 100 for semi-private and private events with customized food menus, cocktail menus, decor, and entertainment. Our event planners are able to work with any budget for groups of all sizes.

Venue Specs
  • 10,000 sq. ft.
  • Expansive windows on both the East and South letting in tons of natural light and open air
  • Two full-service bars
  • Accommodates up to 500-550 people, yet comfortable for more intimate groups as well
  • Award-winning catering with customizable menus to satisfy any request
  • Lounge seating
  • State-of-the-art sound and lighting systems designed for customized branding opportunities
  • Premier destination for cocktail receptions, company outings, launch parties, birthdays, fundraisers, holiday parties and after parties
  • In-house event coordinator to assist with all planning including, but not limited to: décor and branding, production and design, AV, menus and entertainment
  • Valet parking

Private Events Contact: Events@shaychicago.com

Shay Interior Photos