Lake Forest Club




Known as a private oasis nestled in a quiet Illinois community, the Lake Forest Club has a stellar reputation as a home-away-from-home and the ideal backdrop for your wedding day. Originally founded in 1958, this club has a long-standing history of providing an elegant setting for beginning new lives together -- putting your marriage in an extensive history of wedded bliss. Offering the perfect setting for events both large and small, this beautiful club provides soon-to-be-we couples with a number of different spaces to host their big day. Whether you exchange your vows on the beautifully manicured lawns or dance the night away in a classy banquet hall, The Lake Forest club can provide you with a fantastic setting. The club’s first class staff of planners, waiters, and culinary experts will take care of everything -- from choosing the right space to suit your needs to planning the meal to creating seating arrangements, the club’s careful team will ensure that every detail is taken care of so you can just show up and enjoy your party.

Venue Style

Private Club, Outdoor


Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Outdoor Ceremony: 225 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 225 guests

Time Restrictions

Set up time can start 2 hours prior to event start time. Events must end by midnight.

Rental Fees

The rental fee ranges from $750 to $1,000 for a reception and includes 5 hours of event time excluding set up and clean up time. There is also a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The set up fee for a ceremony is $250 with reception rental. A refundable security deposit of $500 is required. Please inquire with venue for indoor ceremony options.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Lake Forest Club is estimated at between $8,441 and $15,147 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Votive candles
Day of onsite manager
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot
Dance area
Reception tables and chairs provided
Coat check room available for an additional fee

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors
Smoking in designated areas only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
No restrictions on music end time