Galleria Marchetti | Chicago, Illinois Wedding Venue
This Italian-inspired wedding venue is located in the heart of Chicago and is owned and operated by a family who has a commitment to hospitality. At the Galleria Marchetti, you and your guests will overlook the stunning gardens with endless places for your perfect pictures. The Galleria Marchetti has two main spaces for you to choose from. These spaces can be rented individually, or combined if needed. The couple will have the choice of the bright, open-air La Pergola or the tasteful and chic interior of the Pavilion.
La Pergola can accommodate 150 guests for your big day. This space is a breath-taking outdoor garden setting that can be enclosed and air-conditioned with a retractable roof. La Pergola has an exhibition kitchen, marble cocktail tables, Moroccan brass candle holders on the wall, and travertine flooring.
The Pavilion can accommodate up to 400 guests. This tented pavilion is filled with sparkling chandeliers and equipped for both ceremony and receptions. Outside of the tented space, there is a vine-covered arbor, courtyard, and terrace with multiple fire pits.
The rental fee for Galleria Marchetti can range between $4,000-$8,000 per event. The rental fee varies depending on the day of the week, and what space you have reserved. A 33% deposit is due at the time your reservation is made.
Galleria Marchetti provides all food and beverage in-house. They have a minimum food and beverage cost of $8,000-$15,000 per event which varies on the day of the week. Plated dinners start at $158 per guest for four hors d’oeuvres, and a three-course meal.
The plated dinner cost also includes five hours of premium bar service. Included in the bar: Ketel One, Tito’s, Tanqueray, Bacardi Superior, Malibu Caribbean Rum, Captain Morgan’s Spiced Rum, Johnny Walker Red Label, Jack Daniel’s, Jim Beam, Jose Cuervo Especial Silver and Gold, Crown Royal, Galleria Marchetti Selected Red and White Wine, Prosecco, Imported and Domestic Beer, Red Bull, Assorted Sodas and Juices.
Wedding cakes are purchased from an outside vendor, and are not included in the package pricing. The $5 per guest cutting fee will be waived if the cake is provided by the venue’s preferred vendor. A 25% taxable service charge will be added to all appropriate items.
For more information, please visit their website. We try to keep these blog posts as up to date as possible, but the pricing for the venue can change at any time at the venue’s discretion.
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