Our Favorite Event Venues in Chicago: Venue West

Our Favorite Event Venues in Chicago: Venue West

A few weeks back, we began our series focusing on some of the absolute best wedding venues in the Chicago area. This week we continue that series…finally. If you’d like to check out our previous event venue posts, you can click right here.

We realize we keep mentioning it in this series, but we want you to understand that our list is not necessarily a complete list of all the great wedding and event venues in the Chicago area. In making up our list, we decided to write about the venues we were most familiar. In other words, there are a lot of great venues that will not make our series, and what makes a perfect venue for us may be different than what you have in mind. 

That being said, we can help you find the PERFECT venue for you…even it didn’t make our list. (click here to reach out to us)…or at least we can point you towards one of the trusted event and wedding planners we work with regularly. 

Next up on our favorite’s list is Venue West. 

Venue West is a chic, modern, industrial space that is located in the West Town Neighborhood of Chicago. The venue features over 12,000 square feet of party-ready space that is a customizable canvas ready for your perfect event. It also features all of the amenities necessary to pull off a perfect and unforgettable night of fun and celebration. 

This awesome venue offers custom furniture, a fully integrated audio and visual setup. Plus, they have partnered with J&L Catering to provide in-house catering via their state of the art on-site kitchen.

The secret to the best event is all about the details, and Venue West is fully vested in providing the best that an event or wedding reception venue can offer. 

Some of the amenities they offer include:

  • 12,000 sq ft of Event Space
  • Private Green Rooms with adjoining Bathroom Suites (Perfect for your Wedding)
  • Complimentary Parking
  • Complimentary Coat Check
  • Extensive Inventory of Custom Furniture. (Great touch for customizing your event)
  • State of the art Caterers Kitchen.

If you’d like for more information about Venue West or if you’d like for us to assist you with booking an event there,  please feel free to reach out to us via our contact page.

OR if you prefer, you can reach out to Venue West directly for a tour or to discuss booking your next event at their venue, click here. Definitely, mention that we sent you. 

3 Ways to Make Sure You Fit into Your Dream Wedding Dress

Look your best in your Wedding Dress

Look your Best in that Wedding Dress

Perhaps your nuptials are just over the horizon. You have dreamed of this occasion your entire life. You’ve picked out the perfect wedding dress, and now you want to look your best as you float down the aisle to meet your groom at the altar on your wedding day. As the big moment approaches, you will want to make sure that you fit seamlessly into that beautiful dress. Here are three ways to ensure the dress you’ve chosen fits like a glove.


There is no substitute for working up a good sweat when trying to shed pounds. A solid exercise program can help you lose weight while also toning the areas of your body that your dress will accentuate. As a bonus, exercise is good for the skin, giving you that coveted radiant complexion for your walk down the aisle. You do not even have to leave the house to get in your daily workout. Noom explains that there are plenty of exercises you can do in the convenience of your home and still get amazing results. Be sure to not overdo your workouts. You don’t want to inadvertently lose too much weight and end up in a situation where your dress is too loose.


This fat-freezing technology is an innovative way to treat specific problem areas prior to your wedding day. This FDA-approved treatment delivers visible and long-lasting results that allow you to target areas in need of a little help. Amara Day Spa explains that unlike some fat reduction procedures, CoolSculpting does not lead to a change in fat distribution in areas of the body left untreated. Because this process takes time to see visible results, you should have it done approximately six months prior to your big day.

Proper Diet

All the exercise and innovative fat-freezing treatments in the world will not help you if you can’t keep your diet under control. NutriSystem suggests that a proper nutritional plan is crucial to looking your best as you slip into your wedding dress. Especially in the weeks leading up to the big day, you will want to cut back on carbs so that you are not bloated. Proper hydration is also key during the interval leading up to the wedding. You’ll want to glow as you walk down the aisle to start your new life.

With the right planning and execution, you will look stunning in your wedding dress. A combination of exercise, CoolSculpting, and proper diet and nutrition can help you truly shine.

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