3 Venues to Throw the Perfect Chicago, IL College University Orientation Party
Chicago is a large city, with over half a million students enrolled in it’s Universities and colleges. Entering such a large arena as a freshmen, there’s no better way to start off the year than with an orientation party. Here’s a list of 3 awesome venues to throw the perfect silent disco orientation party in Chicago.
DuPage is a large community college in Chicago, with over 26,000 students attending. The MAC is a popular arts center for the city of Chicago and it’s Lakeside Pavilion is a new and popular venue for events of every kind. From concerts to receptions and college orientation parties, this outdoor pavilion is ideal for a variety of parties in the open air. The venue boasts a gorgeous, up close view of the water. The Pavilion is equipped with a concert sound system and concert lighting package, as well as tents, tables, chairs, and linens that can be coordinated through the MAC production staff. You can accommodate up to 1,200 people in the stage and audience sections, making it simple to host the campus’ new enrollment for a night of fun. Every attendee of the campus will know exactly where the MAC is located, making it even easier for new students to enjoy the party.
The UIC Forum is one of the most unique and conveniently located event venues in the city of Chicago. The Forum has over 30,000 square feet of space available, making it one of the best locations for a wide variety of events. The venue has hosted a little bit of everything: conventions. trade shows, lectures, concerts, banquets, galas, seminars, meetings, and commencements. The venue is beautifully designed, adding a touch of class to any event that occurs there. You can see a perfect view of the Chicago cityscape from the venue, making it’s rooftop view one to boast about. You can rent the Main Hall or one of it’s various meeting rooms on the first and second floors. The main hall can host anywhere from 900 to 3,000 people. The space can be fully customized to fit your event. They can even provide audio and visual equipment, as you choose from a list of packages. You can even film your event with the Forum’s two Panasonic HD cameras.
Ida Noyes Hall was originally designed and built to be a women’s gymnasium and social center at the University of Chicago in the year 1916. The 82,000 square foot building resembles a Tudor English manor house, giving it a much different appearance than some of the other Gothic buildings on the campus. The large building boasts 8 different event spaces for student groups, university departments, and even non-university events. Choose between the Cloister Club, Library and Library Lounge, Courtyard, Max Palevsky Cinema, Meeting Room 117, the East & West Lounges, and the Theatre for your event. Each space brags it’s own, unique look and design, all very classy and classic in appearance. The largest space available for rent is the Cloister Club, which can accommodate up to 300 people. Many of the spaces even include a prep space for catering. You really won’t want to miss out on this gorgeous, classic event space for your Chicago orientation party.
Make brand new students feel welcome with an awesome and fun orientation event in a convenient campus venue. Hopefully this list makes it a bit easier to find the right event for your campus. If you’re interested in throwing a silent disco for your students, contact Silent Events today.