a special venue for your very special event
Are you planning a family reunion, birthday bash, formal reception, wedding or any other special event? Regardless of what you plan to celebrate, make your event a day to remember! The Community House has hosted some of most successful events on the North Shore for more than a century. Consider hosting your next happening — even your wedding — at the Community House.
rent the garden room for indoor events
The Garden Room accommodates up to 250 people in theater style or up to 200 people with tables and chairs, and can be divided into two rooms. The highlight of our west wing addition, this room is ideal for corporate functions, receptions, banquets and all types of parties. Unique features include natural light from the bank of southern-facing windows, beautiful woodwork, adjustable ambient lighting and a view of the beautifully landscaped Historic Garden courtyard.
rent the historic garden for outdoor events
Our lovely Historic Garden is framed by vast architectural brick structures, a Tudor-style railway building, and a blue-stone-and-red-brick-inlay patio. This unique outdoor space is ideal for both casual and formal events. Many brides and grooms have chosen the Historic Garden as their Winnetka wedding venue.
a feast for the eyes as well as the mouth
The Community House works with Catered by Design, our exclusive, industry-leading, full-service catering, and event management company. In addition to helping you pick the ideal menu, they ensure that every detail of your event is perfect.
Catered by Design raises the bar when it comes to excellent presentation. You’ll be delighted with the sumptuous and delicious cuisine as well as the innovation and creativity the company puts into its “floating buffets” and “hanging beverage trees.”
Catered by Design was recently awarded a Bride’s Choice Award Winner for Best Wedding Planner by Weddingwire.com.
host your next birthday party
The Community House is the ideal birthday venue. We host children’s themed birthday parties that the birthday boy or girl and guests will absolutely love! Party packages include 90 minutes of party time (which includes 45 minutes of entertainment or instruction), party room setup (tables and chairs) and cleanup. You bring the food and drinks (no alcohol allowed!), paper and plastic goods, and decorations.