The Crystal Gardens has been selected as a 2011 winner in The Knot, Best of Weddings section.The Crystal Gardens, a real-world secret garden housed on Chicago’s Navy Pier, is a beautiful indoor, one‐acre botanical garden operated by Phil Stefani Signature Restaurants.
Accommodating events from 100 to 1,500 guests, the six‐story glass atrium with a 50 foot arched ceiling holds over 80 live palm trees, lush foliage, hanging ‘twinkle lights’ and dancing ‘leapfrog’ fountains set against spectacular views of the Chicago Skyline, Lake Michigan, the Ferris wheel, and Navy Pier’s Dock Street. The Crystal Gardens has recently unveiled new wedding package options including, Feta Watermelon Spikes, Porcini Crusted Chilean Sea Bass, Ice Cream Sundae or Sorbert Bar and Chocolate Nachos. There is no room rental fee, simply a food and beverage minimum to romance in bliss.
700 East Grand Ave. Mezzanine Level. 312.595.5436. http://www.crystalgardenscatering.com/