Private Events @
Chicago Athletic Association 

Land and Sea Dept. offers several options for private events throughout the Chicago Athletic Association’s second floor venues: Game RoomDrawing RoomCherry Circle Room, and Milk Room. Each space has tiered food and drink packages, with cocktails from beverage director Paul McGee, beer, wine and food.

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Game Room

Events for 10—250 guests
Lunch, dinner and cocktail parties
Contact for pricing, packages, and availability

Game Room, located on the second Chicago Athletic Association, offers a range of semi-private event options for guests wishing to celebrate in a causal and lively environment with access to the space’s pool tables, shuffleboard tables, bocce and foosball. Guests can sip on Paul McGee’s seasonal takes on classic cocktails while enjoying Chef Pete Coenen’s playful menu of street food favorites.

Full buyouts are available on a case by case basis.

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Drawing Room

For parties of 1—100
Cocktail parties
Contact for pricing, packages, and availability

Drawing Room, located on the second floor of the Chicago Athletic Association, features several areas that can be booked for semi-private experiences, including the room’s Library and Grand Fireplace. The space is cozy yet sophisticated, making it an ideal option for a sophisticated holiday gathering.


Milk Room

For parties of 1-12
Private cocktail parties and tasting experiences
Contact for pricing, packages, and availability

The Milk Room experience is available for parties of up to twelve guests. Guests can enjoy beverage director Paul McGee’s menu of cocktails made with rare and vintage spirits alongside elegant shared plates from Executive Chef Pete Coenen.


Cherry Circle Room

For parties of 7—85
Breakfast, brunch, and dinner parties
Contact for pricing, packages, and availability

Cherry Circle Room is happy to offer semi-private dining for parties over six people, and can accommodate buyouts of the space for larger groups on a case-by-case basis. Chef Pete Coenen has designed customizable prix fixe menu options featuring favorites from the Cherry Circle Room menu.

White City Ballroom, The Tank, Stagg Court, Madison Ballroom
For parties of x – xx
Breakfast, lunch, dinner and cocktail parties

Within the newly renovated Chicago Athletic Association, there are many (many!) beautiful private event venues. They range in size and scope, but all offer experiences that are uniquely Chicago. Email us at to find out more.



Four Venues Available

The Main Dining Room

The Main Dining Room

Side Dining Area

Side Dining Area