5 Unique Rooftop Venues for Summer Events

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Rooftop venues are a breath of fresh air for attendees who often spend all day in meeting rooms and conference centers. Unforgettable views, modern décor and flexible meeting spaces are sure to boost attendance and have participants buzzing about your event. With summer quickly approaching, this is the perfect opportunity for planners to take things to a whole new level.

Loews Hotel Chicago
With a stellar location overlooking Lake Michigan, Loews Chicago Hotel is just steps away from some of Chicago’s most popular attractions. The sleek and stylish hotel houses Streeterville Social, Chicago’s largest—and most unique—outdoor rooftop terrace. This 9,000 sq. ft. space features a sprawling lawn that will soon be open for lawn games. Attendees can take a break from the boardroom and escape to a lush urban oasis.

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Hyatt Times Square New York
This refined Manhattan hotel boasts a creative, cosmopolitan vibe that perfectly suits its amazing Times Square location.  Hyatt Times Square New York’s rooftop lounge, Bar 54, is named for its spot on the hotel’s top floor. It is the city’s tallest hotel rooftop bar; visitors can experience spectacular views of the Manhattan skyline and New York City’s most iconic landmarks. Planners will love the lounge’s flexible event space, which includes both indoor and outdoor options. The bar’s VIP area can accommodate up to 75 guests. Meetings and events can also be held in the 1,012 sq. ft. terrace adjacent to Bar 54.

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Four Seasons Orlando at Walt Disney World Resort
As Central Florida’s only AAA Five Diamond resort, this hotel inside Walt Disney World Resort combines Four Seasons excellence with Disney magic. If you’re looking for a sky-high venue that will blow attendees away, consider Capa, the hotel’s amazing rooftop steakhouse. The space exudes elegance throughout its two private dining rooms, indoor dining area and two outdoor terraces—one of which offers views of Disney World’s famous fireworks show. According to Forbes, Capa’s lounge and dining room total 7,500 sq. ft, with an extra 1,200 sq. ft. of terrace space.

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The Nines, Portland, Oregon
The Nines, a Luxury Collection Hotel, is nestled in the heart of downtown Portland. Its central location makes it easy to explore one of the country’s most walkable cities. The luxurious property is home to Departure Restaurant, which sits atop the 15th floor and offers jaw-dropping views of the city and nearby mountains and rivers. This sophisticated space totals 9,000 sq. ft. and includes two rooftop patios.

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San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter
San Diego Marriott Gaslamp Quarter is one of Downtown San Diego’s most unique properties, and attendees will love its prime location adjacent to Petco Park and San Diego Convention Center. Altitude Sky Lounge is the hotel’s award-winning upscale rooftop bar. Perched on the 22nd floor, this 4,000 sq. ft. lounge offers stunning panoramic views of the city skyline and Petco Park.