The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge is a vintage modern ball room located in Evanston, Illinois. This venue is located in downtown Evanston, providing entertainment and amusement all weekend long! The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge was remodeled in 2014 from its 1920’s glory, but kept its original crown molding, providing an elegant style for your unforgettable wedding day.
Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 220 wedding guests at The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge. There are three available indoor event spaces for couples to choose from and utilize throughout their wedding day. The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge is a made up of 6,000 square feet of event space, providing plenty of room for your wedding party.
The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge can provide the following event services:
In addition to the above wedding-related services, The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge can provide the following event items:
Recommended by 88% of couples
Carolyn Cronin · Getting married on 03/04/2021
Elegant and Sophisticated Ballroom
On first glance, the timeless elegant ballroom took our breath away. We were looking for a venue that was intimate, warm and inviting. The Crystal Ballroom delivered on all fronts. We had both our wedding ceremony and reception at the Ballroom.Sent on 05/07/2019
Meredith and all of the staff members were wonderful; no small detail was over-looked. Planning and communication leading up to our day was timely and efficient. The Ballroom is perfectly situated in downtown Evanston; close to bars, restaurants, shops, etc.. Our guests had to simply walk across the street to the hotel at the end of the evening.
Day-of, we utilized the two bridal suites to take our time getting ready on-site. It was so great to have hair and make-up come to us. Stress free prep! Meredith had our fridge stocked with our favorite drinks and plenty of goodies. The ballroom itself is spectacular, we did not feel the need to decorate much beyond flowers. Cocktail hour took place in the stylish lobby & foyer., with two bars.
Returning to the Ballroom for dinner and our reception---it was breathtaking! And, the food! So so good. Above and beyond the standard wedding fare. Our guests all really enjoyed their meals. Overall, we received so many compliments on everything :)
We truly cannot say enough good things about the Crystal Ballroom and our wedding. We would 100% recommend!
The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge's reply:Your group was incredible and so much fun!! I truly enjoyed working with you and Ryan and look forward to seeing you guys around Wrigley this summer. Thanks so much for this review. I'm grateful for the trust you bestowed in me to help plan your special day!! Cheers to you both!
Dana · Married on 09/08/2018
The catering manager Christine exceeded our expectations. Very friendly and showed she loved her job. We all felt very close to her like family. The only reason why we did not choose this venue is because we wanted an outdoor option as well and I have to say it was hard to make the decision because I would not be working with her!Sent on 04/28/2017
The Crystal Ballroom & Lounge's reply:Thank you for your kind words, Dana! Admittedly, I would have loved to plan your wedding with you and your amazing family, but I'm so happy you found your perfect venue! All the best to you! - Liz.
Katie · Married on 05/27/2018
What an amazing venue. Liz and her team were terrific to work with--very responsive and accommodating to all of our requests. The venue is absolutely beautiful with a fantastic location. Pair this with the Hyatt House across the street and your guests will love you. The food was legitimately delicious. We also had our ceremony here, and the transition from ceremony to cocktail hour to reception was handled perfectly. Highly highly recommend this venue!Sent on 07/06/2018
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