Prairie Production

1314 West Randolph
Chicago, Illinois 60607


Average Base Cost: $25,000

Average base cost for a Prairie Production wedding is calculated by figuring a 125-person guest list for a Saturday wedding May-November using a food/beverage cost of $125/pp. Entertainment, flowers, additional decorations and rentals, transportation, and photography are not included. Price is rounded up to the nearest thousand. Gratuity and tax is included in our average base cost.

*Prices subject to change

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How it breaks down:

Facility Rental Fee: 

May through November (in season):

  • Fridays $4,000
  • Saturdays $5,000
  • Sundays $3,000
  • December through March the in-season rates are discounted $1,000, and in April there is a $500 discount


What’s Included:

  • Workroom for the caterer that has a fridge, sink, freezer and work surfaces(the caterer brings in all other equipment with the rental furniture)
  •  Tables to seat 150 included with the cost of the space
  • Access to the space at 9 a.m. the day of
  • Vendors have as long as they need to move out afterword
  • There is a Prairie staff member on site through out the day of and evening
Photo by Steve Koo

Food/Beverage: You can use any caterer that can provide a certificate of liquor and liability insurance and City of Chicago Liquor License

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Outside Vendors: Outside vendors allowed.

Amanda Hein Photography

More Stats:

Space Type: Inside/Outside ( there is a large outdoor courtyard and garden terrace included with all rentals)

Bridal Suite: Yes

Photo via LoveBird Events

Size: Up to 200 guests

Parking: Abundant free street parking on the service drives on Randolph and two paid lot with a block of the venue.

How Will Grandma Get There? Prairie Productions is centrally located in the hip area of the West Loop in Chicago . Nearby hotels include the Ace Hotel and Soho House and Crowne Plaza Chicago West Loop. It’s approximately 40 minutes away from the Midway Airport.

Party On! Events can go until midnight. There is a $500 overtime charge for additional hours.

Photo by Olivia Leigh

The Report: 

Prairie Productions is a family owned and operated venue that has over 4,000 sq. feet of indoor venue space and two outdoor courtyards. They feature an iPod compatible sound system and also welcome live music and DJs.

Woman Getting Married Says:

Any venue that allows you to BYOB is a venue after my own heart. I think this is a great modern option for brides looking for a blank canvas to have a large or small wedding at. The location is also perfect for out-of-town guests!

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Amenities/What’s Included 8
Convenient for Grandma 10
Layout 9
Location 10
Overall Charm 7
Venue Value 8

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