The end of summer nears as the season for fundraisers, galas, and holiday parties rounds the corner. No matter how long we do the Charleston, we can't shake the feeling that a 1920s-inspired party is a perfect theme for your next event.
Whether you're hosting a Gatsby-like soiree or planning a more intimate gathering, we're here to suggest the best hotel venues in Chicago for your roaring 20s casino party.
THE BLACKSTONE HOTEL
Once a favored spot for mobsters like Al Capone and Charles "Lucky" Luciano, The Blackstone Hotel will leave your guests speaking about the casino party of the decade. From Organized Crime Conventions in the iconic Crystal Ballroom to intimate Jazz performances, host the next soiree to go down in The Blackstone Hotel's history books.
THE GODFREY HOTEL CHICAGO
Host a night of blackjack in the sky at one of River North's latest architectural landmarks. With skyline views on its rooftop, and sleek, minimalist interiors, The Godfrey Hotel is the perfect space to design your Roarin' 20s party from the ground up. Set the tone with 20s Jazz and flappers galore, and watch this hotel travel back in time!
THE LANGHAM CHICAGO
Invite your guests to your very own 20s club at the elegant, Langham Chicago, an iconic landmark building in the Windy City. With its effortless luxury, all you need is a cabaret and poker tables to turn the hotel into a modern-day speakeasy. From galas to more intimate gatherings, this hotel has several spaces to accommodate your needs and transform into your next casino-inspired event.
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With two ballrooms and a 7,500 square-foot outdoor terrace, you can create a casino party of any size at the Loews Chicago. Fill the terrace with flappers and champagne towers to transform the venue into a Gatsby-like Roaring 20s party, and top the night off with your very own magician. Your guests will leave the Loews Chicago with memories that last a lifetime.
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LONDON HOUSE CHICAGO
Host your next gathering at the London House Chicago, where modern elegance meets the 20's art deco movement. With a grand ballroom that overlooks the Chicago River, your guests can experience a dazzling night of casino games and jazz, which they will remember as the party of the decade!
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MILLENNIUM KNICKERBOCKER CHICAGO
With a name like Millennium Kickerbocker Chicago, you are sure to know that this hotel was established in the heart of the roaring 20s. Once home to a penthouse casino and speakeasy run by the Capone family, this timeless and classic Chicago hotel is the perfect space for any 20s style party. Between the hotel's 1920s style Martini Bar and luxurious dome ceilings, your guests will be walking into a time machine.
Rouse your guests in with the glitz and glamour that awaits them at the Palmer House. With its history as a supper club and one of the liveliest social centers at the beginning of the 20th century, you'll effortlessly host the perfect Roarin' 20s party. Bring history back to life with mobsters and flappers, and your party will undoubtedly be the talk of the office.
Redefine the Roaring 20s with a party that brings modern urban design and Gatsby celebrations together, at the Rennaissance Chicago. Whether you're planning a 20s holiday celebration or company summit, this hotel venue offers elegant spaces and stunning downtown views that will be sure to enchant your guests.
WARWICK ALLERTON - CHICAGO
The history behind the Warwick Allerton - Chicago speaks for itself, for those who are looking for the perfect 20s casino party venue. Built in 1924, the hotel was one of the first high-rise buildings, and soon became one of Chicago's most popular club hotels. Bring this unique history back to life with your very own 20s party, featuring flappers, blackjack, and a unique cigar rolling station.
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W CHICAGO - LAKESHORE
Host the perfect 1920s inspired party along the Gold Coast, at the W Chicago - Lakeshore. With a space that truly gleams as you pass through it, your guests will be transported to what feels like a sparkling casino in Vegas. Bring a 20s twist to your event at this modern hotel with live performances from magicians and mobsters, and specialty prohibition-era cocktails that will leave your guests wanting more.
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