Wedding Spaces

Celebrate your wedding day amid the splendor of Shedd’s classic architecture and inviting habitats! From cocktails overlooking a Pacific Northwest coast where dolphins leap to your first dance in the marble grand foyer, your wedding and/or reception will reflect your singular style and taste. Let Shedd make your special day perfect. Our animals will make it unique.

Download our complete weddings brochure.

The spaces below can all be integrated into your special event. We offer exclusive private access to the entire aquarium as part of your experience.

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.

Engagement and wedding photos

Please note that we do not allow engagement or weddings photos onsite at the aquarium, unless Shedd is your wedding venue. To plan your wedding here, please contact our Events team.

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
Email us

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