Adler Planetarium

Private Event Rentals FAQ

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With an award-winning view of the Chicago skyline and unique spaces, the Adler provides a memorable venue for your wedding or any private event. Whether an event seated for 50 or a reception for 1,200, your guests will be dazzled by everything the Adler has to offer.

Please contact us if you have questions that are not answered here or if you would like to make an appointment to see the space in person.

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Venue Pricing

January – March

Corporate 4 Hours - $3,500
Social 5 Hours - $4,000

April – November

Sundays – Thursdays $5,500
Fridays $6,500
Saturdays $9,000


Sundays-Thursdays $5,500                 
Fridays $8,000                                   
Saturdays $9,000

Special Rates

Small Groups: Under 100 guests is $2,500, Sundays – Thursdays 
Non-Profit Events: 30% discount off our standard pricing

Catering & Other Vendors

Food For Thought is the exclusive caterer of the Adler Planetarium. You are welcome to bring in vendors for décor, floral, lighting, entertainment, etc.

Event Logistics

Guest Count Minimum: 150 minimum guest count, Saturday’s June-October. 

Events may begin at 6 or 6:30 pm (depending on time of year). All events must end by 1 am.

Standard set up time is included in the venue fee. Exhibits and sky shows are based on staff availability.

The lot closest to the Adler is owned and operated by Soldier Field. The Adler is not responsible for parking arrangements. For parking call 312.771.2046.