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Chicago Botanic Garden

Glencoe Wedding Venue
1000 Lake Cook Road
Glencoe, Illinois 60022
Contact: Private & Corporate Events
Phone: 847/835-8370

Special Offer or Discount

2017 Wedding Incentive
Host your 2017 wedding on a Friday or Sunday evening and receive 50% off the rental fee on a second space reserved for your ceremony and/or cocktail reception!

Offer applies to new bookings only and is subject to availability. Wedding must take place on a Friday or Sunday evening, May–October 2017. There is a 125-guest minimum. Please inquire for specific details.

Why We Like This Place

Chicago Botanic Garden is a heavenly place for a wedding:
• Situated on nine islands surrounded by lakes, this stunning 385-acre garden features 26 display gardens and four natural areas.

• Photo opportunites are everywhere, thanks to a wealth of flower-bordered paths, treelined walkways, water features, quaint bridges and world-renowned horticultural displays.

• Romance is a key ingredient of outdoor venues like the English Walled Garden and fragrant Rose Terrace, both perfect for ceremonies. The canopied McGinley Pavilion sits at water’s edge and overlooks Evening Island.

• Indoor options range from the grand Nichols Hall with its dramatic two-story skylight to the Krehbiel Gallery, set off by a stone reflecting pool.

• Catering is provided by Culinary Landscape, who offers a selection of wedding packages and is happy to customize your menu, too. Sweet endings include treats like a Cheesecake Martini Bar or a Cold Stone-style Ice Cream Bar!

• The garden is conveniently located close to downtown Chicago.



  • Max. Seated Indoors: 230
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 230

Reception/Special Events

  • Max. Seated Indoors: 230
  • Max. Seated Outdoors: 230
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Indoors: 350
  • Max. Standing/Cocktails Outdoors: 350


  • Max. Seated: 275

Cost: Prices, Deposits, Etc.

Rental fees range $4,000–12,000 depending on the day of the week and time of the rental.

Location Uses

Wedding Receptions
Special Events, Parties

Venue Views

Forest/Wooded Area
Landscaped Grounds

Venue Type


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