Post # 1
I’m looking into venues that are enclosed (we will probably have a very cold or very hot weather wedding) in the North Burbs. Park districts, etc. Any ideas? We can’t go farther than Gurnee on the north, Evanston on the south, and Milwaukee Road on the west. Thanks!!!
Post # 3
I don’t know my Chicago geography that well so this may be too far west but I had dinner this summer at Meson Sabika which is a tapas restaurant in Naperville. It’s a restaurant which is a mansion built in 1847 – beautiful and great food. Next door on the property is another building called the Pavillion. Receptions can be in the mansion or the Pavillion. There happened to be a reception at the Pavillion when we were at the restaurant. It looked beautiful – lots of glass picture windows – would be a pretty room in any season: http://www.mesonsabika.com/mesonsabika/weddings.html
Post # 4
I’m from Bourbonnais, about an hour or so south of Chicago. Not sure how this would work with your location parameters but I would have LOVE to have had my reception at the Brookfield Zoo. Talk about unique! http://www.czs.org/czs/Brookfield/Catered-Events/Weddings/Wedding_Package_Offerings It sounds fairly reasonable…taking all things into consideration! They include pretty much EVERYTHING, including wedding cake and drinks in your meal price! Their prices are between $70 and $90 per person, but like I said, that’s everything! Here is an excerpt from their wedding packet off of their website:
<font face=”Times New Roman” color=”#292526″><p align=”left”>All Brookfield Zoo wedding packages include the following:<p align=”left”>• Cocktails with the Animals accompanied by butler-passed hors d’oeuvres<p align=”left”>• Sunset Safari Tour of the zoo en route from reception to dinner<p align=”left”>• Four-course served dinner or elegant dinner buffet<p align=”left”>• Four-hour call brand bar package<p align=”left”>• Champagne toast<p align=”left”>• Coffee service at the conclusion of the meal<p align=”left”>• Your choice of wedding cake or served dessert<p align=”left”>• Fresh ivy baskets for guest’s tables<p align=”left”>• Fresh floral centerpiece for the head table<p align=”left”>• All Brookfield Zoo facility fees<p align=”left”>On the following pages, discover the many exciting options available to you.<p align=”left”>Choose from six exotic locales in which to enjoy Cocktails with the Animals—<p align=”left”>from a reception among gorillas and mandrills in Tropic World’s lush rainforest<p align=”left”>habitat to an amazing view of dolphins swimming gracefully past at<p align=”left”>Seven Seas. Then, scan the delectable hors d’oeuvres and menu selections<p align=”left”>created by Brookfield Zoo’s executive chef to create an elegant dining
Post # 5
Sorry! Didn’t anticipate all of that jibberish to come up! You can still sorta read it….just go to the website, it looks pretty awesome!