A glamorous escape set 27 stories above it all, ROOF has earned international acclaim for its expressive design and entertainment, sweeping skyline views, and unique hand-crafted cocktails and cuisine. Rated 2018 Hotel Bar of the Year by Nightclub & Bar Awards and one of the Top 3 Rooftop Bars in the World by Travel+Leisure, ROOF continues to be a premiere event destination for any occasion.
ROOF is a multisensory experience. From the moment guests arrive, they are transported to a sophisticated, elevated escape with engaging visual effects and views, savory flavors, unique customized scents, and live music entertainment – captivating all senses.
There is not a party that ROOF cannot bring to life. ROOF hosts 27 annual signature events and parties that that are focused on style and sensual immersion. From the Jet Set Series where guests feel the essence of a number of exotic destinations with dramatic décor, scents, cuisine, and cocktails from that region paired with dancers and entertainment to three captivating nights of drinking, eating, and dancing in the company of exclusive Lollapalooza artists, ROOF creates a pulsating musical experience with bursting neon lights and color, world-renowned DJs and dramatic city views. Other events include a sold-out New Year’s Eve Monte Carlo Casino Party, charity fundraisers, Halloween costume parties, cocktail competitions, Kentucky Derby, runway shows, Movember, movie nights, Champagne Thursdays, Rose Sundays, Valentine’s Dinner, and a St. Patrick’s Day party.
ROOF offers dramatic city views, floor-to-ceiling windows, a video wall with state-of-the-art audio equipment, on-site production managers to create special visual effects and award winning chefs and beverage director. ROOF’s 7,000-square-foot indoor/outdoor downtown Chicago venue features a retractable ROOF and divisible indoor space, making ROOF accessible all year-round for events ranging from 10 to 325 guests. ROOF’s outdoor suspended and cantilevered Hangover platform features views of Millennium Park, Lake Michigan and the Chicago River.
“2018 Hotel Bar of the Year” – Nightclub & Bar Awards