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John G. Shedd Aquarium

1200 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605 Email Phone Number 312.692.3275 Website

John G. Shedd Aquarium

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1200 South Lake Shore Drive, Chicago, IL 60605

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Overview: The catering team at Shedd Aquarium can plan and host an unforgettable event, from a meeting for 250 in the multimedia auditorium to a lavish and imaginative reception and dinner for 690, highlighted by superb service in spectacular spaces. They’ll fulfill all food and beverage needs, with imaginative menus and innovative themes, and assist with flowers, linens, and even parking. Shedd is the perfect venue for weddings, galas, proms, family reunions, corporate events, and other special occasions.


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Overview

The catering team at Shedd Aquarium can plan and host an unforgettable event, from a meeting for 250 in the multimedia auditorium to a lavish and imaginative reception and dinner for 690, highlighted by superb service in spectacular spaces. They’ll fulfill all food and beverage needs, with imaginative menus and innovative themes, and assist with flowers, linens, and even parking. Shedd is the perfect venue for weddings, galas, proms, family reunions, corporate events, and other special occasions.

Categories

Terraces/Roofs/Gardens/Patios (All Venues)
Banquet & Reception Halls
Science/Natural History Museums

Buzz

Shedd Aquarium pairs the enchantment of the underwater world with fine dining and first-rate service in settings King Neptune would envy.

Clients

American Bar Association
Baker & McKenzie
Bank of America
Code Hennessy & Simmons
Deloitte Consulting
JPMorgan Chase
NCH Marketing
Proximo Spirits
Rewards Network
Sidley Austin
University of Chicago

Memorable Moments

Since 1930, more than 100 million guests have visited Shedd Aquarium. The No. 1 cultural attraction in Chicago, Shedd is home to more than 32,000 freshwater and marine animals that connect guests to the living world, inspiring them to make a difference.

Affiliations

Association of Zoos and Aquariums
Alliance of Marine Mammal Parks and Aquariums

Neighborhood:

South Loop

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Phelps Auditorium

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Soundings

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Main Foyer

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North Terrace

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Wild Reef

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Lakeside Terrace

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Oceanarium

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Rotunda/Galleries

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Phelps Auditorium - - - - - - -
Soundings 200 - - - - - -
Main Foyer 160 - - - - - -
North Terrace 280 - - - - - -
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Lakeside Terrace 280 - - - - - -
Oceanarium 500 - - - - - -
Rotunda/Galleries 1200 - - - - - -

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