Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens 7402 West Lake Katherine Dr • Palos Heights • IL 60463


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PRICES: What's this going to cost?

Rental Fee
  • $75/event and up
  • Rental fee varies depending on:
    • Day of week
    • Time of year
    • Space reserved
    • Holiday

  • The rental fee for indoor events ranges $75–225/hour. 

    The fee for outdoor events on the Festival Grounds ranges $1,500–2,500 depending on if the Clubhouse is or is not rented in addition.

Ceremony Fee
  • The ceremony fee is $300/hour.

Additional Info
  • Rental time includes one hour for setup & one hour for cleanup at no additional charge. Additional setup time is charged at $50/hour. 


Indoors Outdoors
Ceremony Seated 130 200
Cocktails, etc. Standing 200 200
Reception Seated 130 200

Please contact the venue for additional capacity information.

Venue Details

Site Uses

  • Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Wedding Receptions
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Special Events / Parties
  • Business Functions / Meetings
  • Late Night

Essential Info


$ • $$


Preferred list



Amplified Music


Wheelchair Access

Wheelchair accessible


Year-round, daily.

Venue Type

Buildings & other settings available:

  • Patio / Deck / Terrace
  • Garden
  • Lake
  • Park
  • Non-Profit
  • Banquet Hall / Events Facility

Venue Views

Peep the views you’ll enjoy from this venue!

  • Forest / Woods
  • Garden
  • Lake
  • Landscaped Grounds
  • Waterfall


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