Owning more than 8,800 acres of green space, the Chicago Park District’s 600 parks boasts some of the most extraordinary wedding ceremony and reception locations the city has to offer. The numerous outdoor and indoor venues can accommodate up to thousands for seated dinners, family reunions, or corporate events. Among the gorgeous backdrops available for once-in-a-lifetime wedding photos are Buckingham Fountain, Museum Campus, and two world-class conservatories.
The most popular locations for wedding ceremonies are the Lincoln Park Conservatory, with its breathtaking gardens; the Grant Park North Rose Garden, featuring a romantic fountain and sculpted hedges; and the new Tiffany Foundation Celebration Garden, offering stunning views of Lake Michigan.
To assist in the wedding planning process, brides and grooms can choose from a list of preferred vendors when selecting catering, entertainment, and event rentals. Whether couples are looking for serene lakefront settings, historic architecture, tranquil gardens or grand ballrooms, the Chicago Park District has something for everyone.