Stratford on the Park




Located in Lincoln Park's historic Belden-Stratford building, Stratford on the Park is considered a premiere event venue in the Chicago area. Whether you are throwing a grand bash or an intimate affair, this elegant space can accommodate the largest and smallest of wedding celebrations. Your guests are sure to fall in love with this historically rich neighborhood and handsome building. Located near some of the finest ceremony sites in the city, including the picturesque Lincoln Park Conservatory and Gardens, Stratford on the Park offers a timelessly sophisticated backdrop for your big day with its stunning interiors and an expansive outdoor patio. Enjoy an evening of fine drink and food, which you can observe being crafted through the sleek galley kitchen. Your menu will be crafted by an award winning chef known for his delectable cuisine and sense of hospitality.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Park/Garden, City/Skyline View, Modern


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 125 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 2:00PM. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the reception, but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows 6 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged. Please inquire with venue for outdoor ceremony and cocktail options.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Stratford on the Park is estimated at between $8,229 and $21,189 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Valet or public parking for a fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Valet parking or shuttle service required
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by midnight