Barrington's White House

145 W. Main Street, Barrington, IL 60010 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Barrington's White House

Romantic. Elegant. Intimate.

Is your wedding vibe classic with a bit of romantic and a touch of modern? Then Barrington’s White House is so you! This small wedding venue has vintage charm, with stunning architectural detailing and a subtle palette to fit your aesthetic. A striking backdrop for photos.

Think beyond a traditional hotel or banquet hall! This historic mansion offers a private, intimate space that is your "home" for the night.

The ballroom offers dramatic 16-foot arched ceilings and luxe gold chandeliers and accents. For up to 130 guests with room to dance to night away. Perfect for hosting both your ceremony and reception.

For welcome receptions and cocktail hour, consider the home's first floor. Mix and mingle with your guests as you sip fabulous cocktails and nibble delicious hors d'oeuvres throughout the flowing formal rooms. The tall rooms are naturally beautiful, trimmed with gorgeous oak and anchored by a stunning fireplace.

Come early and hang out with your besties before the ceremony in your own private Bridal Suite. There's plenty of room to relax in and get ready, including a hair and make-up counter for three. And we haven't forgotten the groom. He has his own stately Groom's Room on the first floor.

You and your guests will feel welcomed. And you'll be the only couple for the night.

Services Offered
The mansion provides a list of services for all events and weddings:

  • Event rentals
  • Outside vendors
  • Setup
  • Wireless internet
  • In-house bar


History
Barrington’s White House was built in 1898 and today holds a spot on the National Register of Historic Places. The mansion was once a home to John and Julia Robertson Jr., who entertained dances and Ladies Club meetings in the ballroom. The mansion is the Cultural and Community Center for Barrington, welcoming hundreds of guests weekly for performances, speakers and community events.

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    Geneva Brinati · Married on 03/09/2019

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    Absolute perfection.

    Stunning, unique, perfection, and intimacy are all perfect words to describe the Barrington White House. The staff is also wonderful and made planning super easy. They were accommodating and really valued our wedding vision. I highly recommend!

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    Louise Wright · Married on 11/17/2018

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    Magical Location for a Wedding Reception

    Stupendous location for our daughter's wedding reception party, November 17. This is a magnificently restored mansion and feels like your very own home the moment you come in. Jennifer, the event manager, clearly loves her job and takes it seriously. She is kind, helpful, timely, professional, but incredibly friendly and caring. Our only regret is that she was ill the night of the party. We wanted her to see our finished production and share the joy. The house is perfectly suited for all needs, including easy access for our wheel chair bound matriarch. Thank you White House for making your house feel like our own. The guests were in awe as they climbed the broad staircase, appreciating the elegance of decor. The ballroom was perfect size for 75 guests with a dance floor. This is the first time I've ever planned a formal event and Barrington's White House was the perfect choice of venue. Thank you so much. It was like working with favorite family.

    Sent on 11/25/2018

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Barrington's White House FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season? $ 3,500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 3,500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season? $ 3,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 3,000.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 27.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Open Bar, Premium Liquor
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 5
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building, Mansion
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? Bar Services, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Stations
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Audio Equipment, Chairs, Dance Floor, Decor, Furniture, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April

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  • 145 W. Main Street Barrington, IL, 60010 See on map
    847-416-6532 (Phone number)
    2245124292 (Other Phone Number)
    2255124298 (Fax Number)
    9:00 - 4:00 Monday - Friday. Evenings and weekends by appointments. Please call in advance for a tour.

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