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Elevate Your Wedding Near Downtown Chicago, IL

Create a buzz on your big day. Aloft Chicago Downtown River North features five trendy wedding rooms with free Wi-Fi and adaptable floor plans. Plan rehearsal dinners and bridal showers in River Room, our dividable venue with banquet space for 170 guests. Deliver heartfelt (or funny) speeches with clear microphones and other cutting-edge AV equipment. Sip a post-ceremony mimosa at our Beatrix brunch as your family and friends get ready in renovated hotel rooms. Our wedding specialists see to the rest.

  • 5

    Event Rooms

  • 276 sq m

    Total Event Space

  • 200

    Capacity Largest Space

  • 5

    Maximum Breakout Rooms

Wedding Specialist


Let our wedding specialists advise you with every detail of the celebration.

About This Venue

  • Organize intimate bridal showers and wedding parties in 2,979 square feet of stylish space

  • Share the big day in a big way at River Room, our versatile wedding venue with retractable walls

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  • Renovated spaces with specialty lighting and enhanced AV equipment help you set the mood

  • Catering comes straight from the test kitchen at Chicago's Lettuce Entertain You® restaurant group

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  • Keep loved ones comfortable with loft-inspired hotel rooms and our Camp Aloft family package

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  • Take advantage of group-friendly perks such as breakfast credits and blocks of 10 or more rooms

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Plan an Inspired Event

Attendee Booking Tools

Image Attendee Booking Tools

We can provide you with a unique complimentary Reservation Link that makes it easy for your guests to reserve their rooms.

  • Shared in an email
  • Embed in a website
  • Personalized with your group name, event dates, hotel, and special rates
  • Displayed in multiple languages on Marriott domains worldwide

Manage Your Event with Ease

Group Lists

If you have a list of your guests, we can make reservations for all of them.

Rooming Lists

We can send you a report showing which of your guests have reserved rooms and when they plan to arrive.

Mobile Check-In

Guests can check in before their stay, receive instant alerts when their room is ready and check out by skipping the front desk.

Capacity

Floor Plans

Capacity Chart

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  • River Room BC
  • 8.8x14.3x2.7
  • 127
  • 120
  • 60
  • 46
  • 45
  •  
  • 90
  • River Room
  • 8.8x19.8x2.7
  • 175
  • 200
  • 120
  • 46
  • 63
  •  
  • 170
  • River Room AB
  • 8.8x12.2x2.7
  • 108
  • 120
  • 60
  • 28
  • 45
  •  
  • 90
  • tactic
  • 4.3x8.5x2.7
  • 36
  •  
  •  
  • 10
  •  
  •  
  •  
  • River Room B
  • 8.8x5.5x2.7
  • 48
  • 40
  • 20
  • 18
  • 15
  •  
  • 30
  • Dearborn Room
  • 7.9x8.2x2.4
  • 65
  • 50
  • 27
  • 16
  • 12
  •  
  • 40
  • River Room A
  • 8.8x6.7x2.7
  • 59
  • 45
  • 32
  • 16
  • 21
  •  
  • 40
  • River Room C
  • 8.8x7.6x2.7
  • 67
  • 80
  • 35
  • 22
  • 28
  •  
  • 40

Room Set-Up Examples

Setup Example

Reception

Stand-up social function where beverages and light foods are served. Foods may be presented on small buffet tables or passed by servers. May precede a meal function.

Setup Example

E-shape, U-shape and T-shape

Appropriate for groups of fewer than 40 people. These are best for interaction with a leader seated at the head of the setup. Audiovisual is usually best set up at the open end of the seating.

Setup Example

Banquet

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

Setup Example

Schoolroom or Classroom

The most desirable setup for medium to large-size lectures. Requires a relatively large room. Tables provide attendees with space for spreading out materials and taking notes.

Setup Example

Theater

Appropriate for large sessions and short lectures that do not require extensive note-taking. This is a convenient setup to use before breaking into discussion or role-playing groups because chairs can be moved.

Setup Example

Conference and Hollow Square

Appropriate for interactive discussions and note-taking sessions for fewer than 25 people. Many hotels have elegant "boardrooms" for 10 to 20 people, equipped with full audiovisual capabilities, a writing board, cork board and a flip chart.

Setup Example

Ovals and Rounds

Generally used for meals and sessions involving small group discussions. A five foot round table seats eight people comfortably. A six foot round table seats 10 people comfortably.

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