Soundings is a semi-private event space located on the mezzanine level of the Abbott Oceanarium. Floor-to-ceiling windows overlook Lake Michigan, Navy Pier, Monroe Harbor and the city skyline. The most versatile of all our daytime event spaces, Soundings can be configured for a casual breakfast, formal luncheon, or unique cocktail hour.
Soundings usage includes full access to Shedd including the main aquarium galleries, Wild Reef (sharks), the Underwater Beauty special exhibit, the Abbott Oceanarium (dolphins and belugas) and Polar Play Zone (penguins and underwater viewing).
Presentation capacity: 120
Seated capacity: 120
Reception capacity: 140
Food and beverage minimums vary based on season and availability.