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The Byron Colby Barn

Grayslake, IL View map
4.4 out of 5 rating
52 reviews
$4k - $5k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

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$4k - $5k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

Country elegance meets modern convenience at this restored historic treasure inside the nationally recognized Prairie Crossing conservation community in Grayslake, Illinois. The timeless elegance of the Byron Colby Barn offers a rich setting for elegant barn weddings.

Whether you'd prefer to plan a "do it yourself" wedding or you'd prefer to work with one of our recommended wedding planners, the Byron Colby Barn offers a space with many options. Hold your cocktail hour or wedding ceremony in the beautiful tree-lined Market Square. Impress your guests with a unique bar inside the Barn鈥檚 silo. Select from the excellent caterers on our Preferred Vendors List or another professional caterer for limitless dining options. Gorgeous photo opportunities await at Prairie Crossing鈥檚 gazebo, beach, prairie, and limestone overlook at Lake Aldo Leopold. Create the special event of your dreams at the Byron Colby Barn!

Frequently Asked Questions

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?

$500

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$500

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
Tables

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

150

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall
Farm/Ranch
Historic Building

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

Event Rentals

What event items are available?

Chairs
Furniture
Tables

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
August
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
April
November
December
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Recommended by 87% of couples
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    Stephanie V. Married on 10/02/2022
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    Perfect Venue for Our Wedding

    We loved how our wedding turned out at the Byron Coby Barn. Kim was just so wonderful to work with and she went above and beyond to make sure our wedding looked exactly how we wanted it to. The barn itself makes for such a naturally beautiful venue. We loved the rustic look and smell of the wood and knew it was perfect for us. The bar in the silo is such a great vibe too! Our guests LOVED it! Perfect venue for a perfect day :)
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    Allison E. Married on 05/05/2020
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    phenomenal

    I had my wedding here 5.17.19 and everything about it was perfect starting with Kim, the manager. She was professional and quick to respond, as well as knowledgeable. She helped us plan our day and made the whole process very easy. The barn itself was clean and absolutely stunning. I love that the whole space was ours for the night. All of the staff was incredible. To top it all off, it was very reasonably priced. There were no hidden fees, you can bring your own decorations and you are free to choose your own caterer. They do have a preferred list of vendors but you are free to choose any professional caterer for a small fee of $400. You pay for a bartender service but stock your own bar so you aren't paying for a premium bar package just to get one certain liquor. You buy what your guests will drink. So very thankful we chose this venue!!
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    Natalie Married on 06/30/2019
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    Such a Wonderful Venue!

    My husband and I had our reception here this past June and had an amazing amazing experience!! First off, it鈥檚 unlikely to find such a charming venue for the price! Second, the manager, Kim is so helpful! Not only was she organized and understanding in offering us suggestions, but she was so empathetic to my family situation (newly divorced parents), and would gladly take my frantic calls just days before the wedding. Also, it is very unique that you can really make this venue whatever you want it to be! My husband鈥檚 aunt is a decorator and she totally outdid herself for our reception. Lastly, there are amazing picture spots on site that are beautifully grown in the summer!! These are just a few of the reasons why we鈥檇 highly recommend the Byron Colby Barn!
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1561 Jones Point Rd Grayslake, IL, 60030
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The Byron Colby Barn frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Byron Colby Barn?

The Byron Colby Barn includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • Tables

What are the most important characteristics of The Byron Colby Barn in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by The Byron Colby Barn for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Historic Building

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Byron Colby Barn for wedding events?

The Byron Colby Barn offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor

What kind of wedding events does The Byron Colby Barn offer?

The Byron Colby Barn offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does The Byron Colby Barn offer for wedding events?

The Byron Colby Barn offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Event Rentals

What furniture and decorations does The Byron Colby Barn have available for wedding events?

The Byron Colby Barn offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Chairs
  • Furniture
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend The Byron Colby Barn and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

The Byron Colby Barn is recommended by 92% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.4 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.7 in value, 4.4 in quality of service, 4.4 in average response time, 4.1 in flexibility and 4.1 in professionalism.

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