After Hours Semi-Private Event Space

Soundings After Hours is a semi-private indoor area located off our north terrace, with floor-to-ceiling windows overlooking Lake Michigan, Monroe Harbor, Navy Pier and the city skyline.

Our Soundings After Hours packages includes a full open bar, two-hour buffet, semi-private event space and full access to the aquarium including the north and lakeside terraces, main aquarium galleries, Wild Reef (sharks), Underwater Beauty special exhibit, Abbott Oceanarium (dolphins and belugas) and Polar Play Zone.

Seated capacity: 115
Reception capacity: 175

Click here to see our Soundings After Hours brochure for more information.

To inquire about an event, please contact Catering Sales at (312) 692-3275 or

Culinary & Beverage Selections

Our culinary and events team will assist you with your food and beverage needs.

Equipment & Services

Complement your event with these equipment and services.

Contact Us

Request more information about planning an event.

Shedd Aquarium
1200 S. Lake Shore Drive
Chicago, IL60605

Phone 312-692-3275
Fax 312-939-3793
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