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Azure is a joint venture between Sodexo and Shedd Aquarium. Azure’s passion is helping clients bring their events and imagination to life within incredible spaces.

Tables with flower centerpieces are set up in Shedd's Bubblenet cafeteria.

Intimate Events

For events from 50-100 guests, we offer smaller event experiences in three unique spaces throughout the Aquarium. You may also elect to choose a full venue buyout.

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Weddings and Receptions

Design the wedding and/or reception of your dreams with Azure. From spectacular décor to flourishing florals and entertainment, Azure works with notable vendors to create your dream event in the heart of Chicago. We will help you create an unforgettable event and work with you every step of the way so you can enjoy each moment of your celebration.

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Tables are set up around the Caribbean Reef with white tablecloths and candles for a private event.

Corporate Events

Whether you’re working or entertaining, let Azure’s professional culinary and events team help you create an event your guests will remember. Whether you are looking to host an intimate formal dinner or lively strolling reception, we will work with you to customize your event, so it is special for all who attend. This joint venture with Shedd Aquarium, your guests have the added bonus of experiencing the wonders of the aquatic animal world up close.

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Social Events

From intimate formal dinners to large strolling receptions, let Azure’s professional culinary and events team help you create an event your guests will remember. Through our joint venture with Shedd Aquarium, you’ll also have the perfect location to host a private event along the scenic Chicago waterfront.

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