Wilder Mansion





Wilder Mansion of Elmhurst, Illinois is a graceful site to host celebrations on your special day. The mansion and its adjacent park are a historic site within Elmhurst, both of which may be utilized for your ceremony and reception. In the summer months, an outdoor ceremony in the Wilder Park Formal Gardens is a picturesque option. The herb gardens, perennial beds, vine terrace, and paved walkway create a romantic wedding atmosphere. During the winter, one of the Wilder Mansion rooms may be adapted to accommodate an intimate ceremony. The mansion rooms have an enchanting, traditional atmosphere with rich mahogany, crown molding, and sparkling chandeliers. Additional d├ęcor such as flowers and candles bring the space to life, and help create a wedding environment that is inviting. Guests will find themselves going from room to room, exploring the bar, conversing in the lounge, dancing amongst family. With the Wilder Mansion at your disposal, you will find each room becomes its own dynamic space for your guest to explore. The Wilder Mansion ensures that your celebration is an elegant yet sweet affair.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Mansion


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 130 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,600 to $3,200 for a reception and includes 8 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $0 to $750 with reception rental or $150/hr for a ceremony-only wedding. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr. A refundable security deposit of $250 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Wilder Mansion is estimated at between $8,931 and $18,892 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by midnight