Winnetka Community House

Chicago

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Description

Winnetka Community House is a unique non-profit on Chicago’s North Shore that has played a special role in the community for over a century. Founded in 1911, the mission of the WCH is to enrich the lives of North Shore residents, their families and friends by providing educational, cultural, social and recreational opportunities for people of all ages. Within the historic grounds of the Community House, the beautiful outdoor garden provides a timeless setting for a romantic wedding. From the bright blooms of spring to the deep colors of autumn, the garden is the breath taking spot to say "I Do". The outdoor garden’s newly renovated layout and blooming flowers make a unique place for cocktail hour after your nuptials. The indoor Garden Room is an ideal spot for dinner, dancing and celebrating. Easily transformed into the reception space you’ve always dreamed of, you and your guests will remember your wedding at Winnetka Community House for years to come.

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Historic/Landmark Building, Community Center, Park/Garden, Outdoor

Services

Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception

Capacity

Max Indoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 200 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 200 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 150 guests

Time Restrictions

We will start set up 2 hours prior to start of event. Events must end by 1:00AM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $1,500 to $3,500 for a ceremony & reception and includes 5.5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $200/hr.There is a guest minimum applied to all events.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Winnetka Community House is estimated at between $13,662 and $19,298 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.

Catering

Provided

Alcohol

Provided

Amenities Included

Wedding planning services
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Outdoor lighting
Piano
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day-of coordinator
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Exclusive caterer for venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 1:00AM