Open 9 am - 5 pm
  • A table is set up for a private event in the President's Conference Room.
  • Leather and chrome club chairs are set up in the foyer, with colored lights swirling over the floor and walls.
  • A member of the waitstaff holds a plate of shrimp appetizers.
  • Tables are set up on the balcony off the Soundings Boardroom. The balcony overlooks the sea otter habitat in the Abbott Oceanarium.
  • Tables overlooking Lake Michigan are set up for a private event in Soundings Café.

Corporate Events

Treat your guests to the eye-popping architecture and global animal collection at Shedd Aquarium during your next corporate event. We offer an incomparable setting nestled in an ideal location overlooking vast Lake Michigan and the iconic Chicago skyline. Both seated dinner and cocktail reception options are available.

Other Celebrations

Your guests will be inspired, entertained, and informed as they connect with nature at your next celebration. Shedd Aquarium can host holiday parties, quinceñeras, family reunions, proms, bar or bat bitzvahs, birthday parties and more!