Ravinia

Chicago

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Description

Looking for an alternative to traditional wedding venues? Why not book your wedding celebration at the oldest and most successful outdoor music venue in North America – the one and only Ravinia. Captivating facilities and beautiful grounds create the enchanting setting in which you will celebrate your nuptials. Dazzle your guests with an enthralling outdoor ceremony on the Ravinia’s expansive lawn. Or exchange vows in a simple and elegant indoor ceremony. After the ceremony, guests can enjoy cocktails and conversation on the outdoor terrace. In the meantime you and your wedding party can explore the grounds with your photographer for your formal portraits. Reunite with your guests in one of three distinct spaces for your receptions – the Private Dining area, the Park View Restaurant, and the Mirabelle Restaurant. Each space features contemporary light fixtures and floor-to-ceiling windows that bring the outdoor in. After enjoying a gourmet meal you and your guests can dance and share your leisurely time. The dedicated staff will take care of everything to the last detail so you can be confident that your dream day will come to life!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Event Center, Modern

Services

Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 250 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 11:30PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $5,000 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is a guest minimum of 50 applied to all events. There is a required membership fee of $10,000 in order to host your event at this venue.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Ravinia is estimated at between $31,774 and $38,856 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Podium and/or stage
Coat check room
Tables and chairs provided
Upgraded chairs
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Piano
Security
Venue set up and clean up
Day-of coordinator
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 11:30PM