Allerton Park & Retreat Center

Indoor and outdoor spaces, Rentals included, Valet parking

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Starting at $6,815 for 50 Guests

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Starting at $6k for 50 Guests
Starting at $6k for 50 Guests

Venue capacity

up to 500

Starting price

$6K to start

Peak Season



Ceremony / Reception
Indoor / Outdoor

Allerton Park & Retreat Center Overview

One of the Seven Wonders of Illinois, Allerton Park and Retreat Center The Park consists of over 1,500 acres, including the Sangamon River, floodplains, lowland and upland forests, and a meadow. Allerton park and its Georgian-style Mansion offer an unforgettable setting for your wedding celebration! Whatever the season, beautiful Formal Gardens and Natural Areas, a two-story Dutch hay barn, and a century-old, Georgian-style Mansion make Allerton the perfect place for your special day. Ideal for events elegant and intimate, Allerton offers an extraordinary setting unlike any other. Choose from a number of formal garden areas for a magical and romantic outdoor ceremony. Or pledge your love in an indoor ceremony in the mansion's Grand Gallery or Library. Both spaces boast expansive windows which flood them with natural light and afford pastoral views of the park. The barn also offers a rustic-inspired backdrop for your ceremony. The terrace adjacent to the library is perfect for an alfresco cocktail hour. Host a grand reception under a formal tent on the Bowling Lawn! From a cocktail reception, to a buffet, or plated dinner Allerton's Catering Department will create a tasty and personalized menu for your special day!

Venue Notes

The rental fee ranges from $4,000 to $6,000 for a reception and includes 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The set up fee for a wedding ceremony is $600 with reception rental or $900 for a ceremony only wedding.

Amenities And Requirements


Complimentary bridal suite
Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Overnight accommodations available
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors only- Biodegradable throwables only- Catering provided by venue- Food & beverage minimum- General liability insurance required- Music must end by 11:00PM- No smoking- Venue must approve all decorations