16400 W Buckley Rd (Route 137), Libertyville, IL
Events at Independence Grove is an elegant wedding venue located in Libertyville, IL. The sophisticated event center situated just north of Chicago offers guests the chance to host their ceremony in a range of magnificent settings. Surrounded by lush forests and grasslands, it provides couples with rarely-found seclusion, allowing their guests to feel an authentic sense of natural tranquility. Established in 2001 and set upon a pristine 1,100-acre nature preserve, it has been described as the newest ‘natural treasure’ of Lake County. When attending ceremonies, guests can escape the hustle and bustle of everyday life and be ushered into the Groves to embrace the organic luxury. Events at Independence Grove is built around a gorgeous lakeside and backed up against a magical forest boundary. There are several magnificent indoor and outdoor event spaces for weddings. The Native Garden features beautifully landscaped lawns decked with fountains, greenery, and wildflowers creating an enchanted scene perfect for hosting an intimate al fresco ceremony. The Millennia Plaza is an impressive open-air area where you can put on a grand affair and comfortably seat up to 300 guests. The Beach, with its unsullied sand, makes for a charming sunset backdrop to any wedding celebration. The North Bay Pavilion offers couples beautiful lake views, and the flexible tenting options available make the waterfront space a destination to savor. The focal point of this fine establishment is the Audobon Hall, with floor-to-ceiling windows and a built-in bar. Dream weddings can become a reality within its hospitable walls. Independence Grove has its own award-winning in-house catering team and service. Featuring a host of modern menus to choose from, your guests are in for a delightfully delicious surprise. You don’t need to worry about drinks because the Grove will provide you with all the bar services required. Couples can provide a wedding cake if they wish. However, the venue can provide one through a reliably tried-and-tested local bakery. Being connected and available may be an important feature for guests during your big day, so the venue offers complimentary wireless internet throughout the premises. Free on-site parking is available for you and your guests' peace of mind.