Berger Park Cultural Center




Overlooking the sparkling Lake Michigan, the Berger Park Cultural Center is a community icon that boasts a rich history. Honoring the famous Edgewater resident that helped develop the beaches of Chicago’s north side, this beautiful park and cultural center not only offers a beautiful wedding location, but also historical significance and convenience. Located just minutes from downtown, this historic space is the perfect location for a quaint vintage wedding or intimate occasion. Imagine wedding your beloved on magnificent lawns right alongside the lake, giving guests a breathtaking views and memories of a lifetime! Dine and dance the night away on the mansion’s entire first floor, allowing the beautiful hardwood floors, original woodwork, stained glass windows, and antique fixtures to create a distinctive atmosphere for your big day! This highly customizable and gracious venue is the perfect fit for a couple that wants to hold a charming vintage wedding in modest waterfront setting.

Venue Style

Community Center, Mansion


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 100 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 5:00PM. Events must end by 10:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee is $1,100 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony is $450. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $150/hr. A refundable security deposit is required. Please inquire with venue coordinator for details.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Berger Park Cultural Center is estimated at between $8,033 and $12,921 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


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Amenities Included

Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up
No kitchen
Parking can be arranged
Coat rack
Ceremony chairs included for up to 65 guests

Special Restrictions

BYO alcohol
Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors only
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:00PM
Security required for parties of 60 or more guests
Confetti is permitted