Can I have my wedding at the Forest Preserve District?
The Forest Preserve District offers several indoor and outdoor settings perfect for weddings and other special events, from beautiful forest preserve landscapes to a 1930s mansion with a modern, window-filled atrium to a replica of the chapel of St. Francis of Assisi. For complete details, visit Event Venues.
Please note that outdoor forest preserve locations close one hour after sunset and that musical bands, disc jockeys, and alcohol are not permitted. Fees vary based on the location and special services that may be required
Visitor Services processes special use permits, and can explain what is required and which locations are available. Call the department weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at (630) 933-7248.