Cheney Mansion




The Cheney Mansion is a romantic site to host your wedding celebration. This mansion is located in the Historic District of Oak Park. In both winter and summer, the mansion is an elegant venue. In the summer months, you can exchange vows outside amongst the lush grounds. Gardens, a babbling pond, greenhouse and swooping walkways create a romantic environment. A tent may be set up in the yard for an evening of dancing under the stars. In the winter, the mansion is blanketed in pristine white snow. The interior provides a luxurious space to wine and dine your guests. Dark wood, large staircases, and traditional furnishings ground the house with elegance. Additional wedding decor such as flowers and candles will create an extremely romantic space. The Cheney Mansion is a beautiful site that will infuse your wedding with grace, simplicity, and joy.

Venue Style

Historic/Landmark Building, Event Center, Mansion, Park/Garden


Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor/Outdoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 100 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 150 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 150 guests
Max Outdoor Reception: 200 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start at 3:00PM. Events must end by 11:00PM. Ceremony only weddings must end by 2:00PM.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $2,000 to $3,900 for a ceremony and reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time.The fee for a ceremony only wedding is $1,000. Additional hours can be arranged for a fee of $400/hr. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Cheney Mansion is estimated at between $5,920 and $18,280 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.


Choose from List



Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Groom's dressing area
Outdoor lighting
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
No kitchen
Public parking
Tables and chairs provided inside
Table and chairs provided for 150 outside

Special Restrictions

Venue must approve all decorations
General liability insurance required
Wheelchair access limited
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Choose from a list for catering
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
No smoking
Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer
Music must end by 10:30PM