Worth the Trip

Our recommendations outside of Chicago’s most central neighborhoods.

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Brookfield Zoo is open 365 days a year! Come experience opportunities to connect with animals, nature, and loved ones in the zoo’s award-winning animal exhibits and lush open landscapes. The zoo features both indoor and outdoor exhibits for year-round opportunities to create lifelong memories. Check out our events calendar to see additional opportunities for fun at the zoo. Brookfield Zoo can also be the setting for corporate events, holiday parties, company picnics, client appreciation meetings, and more. Our on-site culinary and events team provides a one-stop resource for your next great event. Brookfield Zoo. Wildly Surprising.

Fashion Outlets of Chicago is the only two-level indoor outlet shopping experience in the Midwest, featuring 130+ designer outlets offering great savings up to 75% off. The Center is anchored by Bloomingdale’s The Outlet Store, Forever 21, Neiman Marcus Last Call, Nordstrom Rack, and Saks Fifth Avenue OFF 5TH, and is home to world-class brands like Gucci, Prada, Tory Burch, Michael Kors, Burberry, plus national brands like Banana Republic, J.Crew Factory, Swarovski, Nike, Vineyard Vines, Under Armour and more.

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Heineken Pub97 can cater for a variety of occasions: we offer everything from pizza & wings to prime rib & seasonal vegetables. Take advantage of our patio space along the river complete with fire pit, food & beverage service and party games for adults and children. Pub97 can host any occasion for groups of up to 250 people – corporate celebrations, meetings and social events. Pub97 also features indoor/outdoor amenities such as AV equipment, microphone capabilities and dedicated HDMI capable TVs for all your tech needs. Don’t forget to book time on our turf fields for a unique and lively event!

Kloeckner Preferred Flowers

www.kloecknerevents.com3214 W 55th St773-737-8232

Known for our “Big city style with suburban budgets,” Kloeckner Preferred Flowers offers floral & event services of any style, budget & size with no minimums.

Corporate planners appreciate because:

• We work directly with growers providing the highest quality of beautiful floral for our designs at reasonable price points
• Our immense vase inventory ranges from sleek modern to high-end traditional & a seemingly endless selection of votives candleholders
• Capabilities to creatively bring custom event branding
• We assist with additional services including entertainment, lighting, audio, fabric & lounge vignettes
• The lowest labor rates in the Chicago event market

Mesón Sabika is an award-winning Spanish Tapas restaurant that has resided in an 1847 Georgian mansion since 1990. It goes without question, that the restaurant offers an unmatched dining experience. Guests can dine indoors and enjoy the grace and charm reminiscent of a European Villa or can choose to sit outdoors on the terrace while enjoying the ultimate alfresco experience underneath 150-year-old oak trees which cover the estate.

Led by sushi chef, Naoki Nakashima, Naoki Sushi is a playful mix of contemporary and classic Japanese cuisine and sushi in a casual, intimate, speakeasy-style space tucked behind the kitchen of Intro. The menu features traditional nigiri and sashimi as well as “Naoki” specialty dishes that are adventurous and unique. Quality and technique are key here – the dishes are prepared with utmost care, attention to detail and outstanding ingredients. The beverage program perfectly pairs bold cocktails, artisan sake and select beers to the menu. When you step into Naoki, you truly feel that you have been transported to some place special.

One of Chicago’s best equipped multimedia facilities, this historic theatre has been an integral part of the entertainment scene since it opened in the 1920’s. Years later the building became the Town Theater, a neighborhood movie house, until 1977 when it was transformed into into Park West. Since then Park West has been the premier concert location for nationally recognized entertainers and the favorite meeting place for top corporations. Combining maximum flexibility with superior quality, the professionals at Park West are ready to make your event a success. For everything from meetings and presentations to parties and fashion shows, Park West is the room of choice.

Stratford on the Park, located in Lincoln Park’s historic Belden-Stratford building, is Lettuce Entertain You’s newest private events venue. The elegant space can accommodate a variety of group sizes in a versatile, sophisticated environment. We welcome anything from corporate functions to intimate wedding receptions.

Tigerlily Events at Lincoln Park Zoo & Café Brauer

www.tlilyevents.com2230 N Cannon Dr312-742-2400

Tigerlily Events is a full-service catering and event planning company at Lincoln Park Zoo and Café Brauer specializing in corporate meetings, weddings, social occasions and large-scale special events. From conception to execution, Tigerlily delivers one-of-a-kind events.

Vertiport Chicago VIP Helicopter Tours

https://www.vertiportviptours.com1339 S Wood St877-902-9292

Vertiport Chicago VIP Helicopter Tours is Chicago’s Premier Helicopter Tour Company. Why spend hours on foot when you can kiss the sky and skim the beautiful skylines of Chicago’s visually exploding, iconic landmarks from a private or shared tour!

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