meaningful celebrations

commemorate special occasions with family and friends

a special venue for your very special event

Whatever moment you’re celebrating in life, the Community House has the perfect space to bring all your loved ones together. Whether you’re commemorating 25 years of marriage or finally turning that Sweet 16, we’re here to make your event everything you’ve dreamed of. Our variety of unique spaces can be transformed to fit all of your needs while ensuring you still have plenty of room to dance. After being around for over 100 years, one thing the Community House knows how to do is throw a party and we look forward to making your event, no matter the size, something worth remembering.

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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.

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 which can seat up to 200 theater-style or 150 for a seated dinner.

catering options for every style and palate

We’ve teamed up with a group of truly special caterers who have the creativity and culinary expertise to make your event shine. Choose from a wide variety of cuisines and price points to make your celebration unique, personal, and delicious!

Catered by Design
The Caterist
Feast & Imbibe / Soul & Smoke
Food for Thought
Froggy’s
Pear Tree – Hel’s Kitchen Catering
Zelda's Catering

host your wedding at the community house 

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.

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