weddings at the community house

the perfect place for your special day
that last
a lifetime.

"I can't imagine a more romantic place for a wedding"

Host your

"I had the wedding of my dreams at this venue."

We will
make your
day perfect!

"I fell in love with the garden space at the Community House."

Dance the
night away!

"My husband and I got married at The Winnetka Community House and we are so happy we picked this venue."

A timeless

"If you're looking for a beautiful place for an outdoor wedding in the North Shore, Winnetka Community House might be the place for you."

you won't

"We fell in love with the Winnetka Community House the second we visited the location for the first time!"

A beautiful
room for your
beautiful day.

"We had our wedding reception this summer at Winnetka Community House and it was a truly great experience." 


"We can’t express enough how much we loved having our wedding ceremony at Winnetka Community House!"

The Historic Garden at the Community House!

As Seen in The Knot Magazine

Mini Weddings are NOW AVAILABLE at the Community House!

Host your miniwedding at the Community House 
for less than $2,500!

Up to 50 guests.
Tables & chairs included.
Sound system for toast and ceremony.
2 hour event for guest arrival, ceremony, 
champagne toast and celebration. 
Outside garden area (weather permitting). 
Hors d’oeuvres and desserts included. 


host a winnetka community house wedding

As you’re exploring wedding venues in Winnetka, IL, don’t overlook one of the most historic and romantic locations in Chicagoland. For more than a century, the Winnetka Community House has been playing host to some of the most beautiful events and weddings on the North Shore. Within the lovely grounds of the Community House, the Historic Garden provides a timeless setting for a magical wedding. From the bright blooms of spring to the deep colors of autumn, the seasonal beauty of the garden is the perfect backdrop for your perfect day. The nearby Garden Room is an ideal spot for dinner, dancing and celebrating. It comfortably accommodates 75 to 200 guests (with a dance floor).

exceptional full-service catering

Our exclusive full-service caterer, Catered By Design, will not only help you choose the perfect menu but will handle all the details of your Winnetka Community House wedding with style and finesse. An industry leader, Catered by Design has raised the bar of excellence in presenting sumptuous and delicious cuisine, while innovation and creativity abound with its “floating” buffets and “hanging” beverage trees. Catered By Design was recently awarded a Bride’s Choice Award for Best Wedding Planner by

the garden room and breathtaking gardens at the community house

Picture your wedding in the Community House Garden Room. This highlight of our west wing addition can accommodate 250 people theatre-style or up to 200 with tables and chairs. You have the option to divide the space into two separate rooms, depending on your event size and needs. Special features include natural light from the wall of south-facing windows, fine woodwork, variable lighting configurations and a stunning view of the historic Garden Courtyard and its beautiful landscaping. Even better, four sets of French doors open into the beautiful garden to expand the luxury feel.

banquet space wedding rental rates:

Friday Evening: $2,500
Saturday Afternoon: $1,500
Saturday Evening: $3,500
Sunday Afternoon: $1,500
Sunday Evening: $2,000

Community House Winnetka Weddings

A Prime Wedding Location in Winnetka

Ideally situated on Chicago’s North Shore, the three-acre Community House, and grounds offer a beautiful setting and a rich heritage in an established, affluent neighborhood. Built-in 1911, the building joined the National Register of Historic Places in 2007. When you hold your wedding at this Tudor Revival-style house, you’ll enjoy an old-world setting you won’t find anywhere else on the North Shore. Let our friendly and experienced staff help you create a wedding day you’ll always remember.

Planning a wedding?

Ready to learn more about a Winnetka Community House wedding? Fill out the form below to get information on availability, pricing, and catering. Or call Catered By Design at 847-965-4094

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