211 S Prospect Ave, Elmhurst, IL
Located in Elmhurst, IL, Wilder Mansion is a grand mansion wedding venue. This fully restored house dates back to 1868 and offers a majestic backdrop for your special day. The team at this mansion is ready to go the extra mile to help bring your dream day to life. Wilder Mansion is an award-winning wedding venue, and can also host showers and rehearsal dinners. Intimate, romantic elopements are welcomed here, too. Before this property was acquired by the Park District in 1921, various local families landscaped and maintained the gardens. The mansion is just 18 miles away from downtown Chicago, perfect for those who want to stay near city life. Wilder Mansion offers 9,000 square feet of space for to-be-weds to transform into their dream venue. You can make use of the entire mansion, or use specific rooms for a more intimate setting. There is also a get-ready suite that you can use to finish preparing for the day. You can celebrate with up to 250 of your loved ones here. The house has four different ballrooms to choose from, all of which have adjacent rooms and lounges for overflow seating. Ceremonies can be held in the Diana Nicholas Garden, a Victorian-inspired outdoor setting. Here, roses, boxwoods, and granite paths create an unforgettable space where you can exchange your vows. An intimate outdoor space is also available in the Wilder Park Formal Garden, which has tented seating for up to 130 guests. Various styles of tables and chairs are on offer, as well as a prep area for catering. Audiovisual equipment is also available.