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Deer Path Inn

Lake Forest, IL View map Visit website
2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
Rating 5.0 out of 5
132 reviews
$19k - $23k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

About

2022 Couples' Choice Awards Winner
$19k - $23k For 100 Guests
Up to 200 guests

Deer Path Inn provides a unique wedding venue to couples getting married in the Chicago area. The one of a kind space adds an elegant charm to events. The historic inn transforms any wedding into an elegant affair. Clients will enjoy the decor, accommodations and professional staff.

Facilities and Capacity
This venue provides a space like no other for up to 220 guests. Oak beams and architectural details provide a warm intimate feel to the elegant Windsor rooms. Couples can opt for something whimsical and open their reception or ceremony to the garden courtyard. A space lined with stone and lush greenery.

Services Offered
Their team of wedding planners will work with couples to find the perfect arrangement for their day. From a ceremony in the courtyard to a cocktail hour by the fireplace, their staff will be there from setup to cleanup. Deer Path Inn provides the following services:

  • Event planning
  • Bridal suite
  • Setup
  • Cleanup
  • Bridal suite
  • Accommodations
  • Wireless internet
  • In-house catering
  • In-house bar


Accommodation
Deer Path Inn provides room decorated in Old World style to make guests feel like they have stepped back in time. However, you will enjoy the modern amenities and comfortable furnishings.

Frequently Asked Questions

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

No

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

Yes

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

200

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

20

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Historic Building
Hotel
Inn/B&B

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
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Accommodations
Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Get Ready Rooms
Set Up
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Dessert
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Stations

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Valet
Wheelchair Access

132 Reviews

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    Lada K. Married on 01/01/2022
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    Amazing!! Highly recommend!

    We had our wedding Sept 2021. Venue was beautiful, staff was beyond helpful and accommodating and our guests (and us!) had an amazing time. So many perfect photo opportunities too with Deerpath Inn’s unique architecture. It was wonderful and would highly recommend! Mary Ellen was also great to work with when planning our even. So helpful and professional throughout the process!
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    Amy A. Married on 11/06/2021
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    Amazing Experience at Deer Path Inn

    I had been to the Deer Path Inn for tea service before and thought it was a charming place for a wedding. Mary Ellen, the Catering Sales Director, was wonderful to work with. She was prompt, professional, and answered all of our questions. She went out of her way to make sure we were accommodated and had an amazing time.

    I cannot say enough good things about the attention to detail, the service, and the overall experience of having my wedding at Deer Path Inn. It was really a phenomenal experience from start to finish.
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    Dorsey L. Married on 10/20/2021
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    Beautiful Wedding

    Our daughter became engaged in 2020 with all the unknowns of what a wedding would look like in 2022. She made the decision to stick with her date, regardless of the uncertainty. From the moment we toured The Deer Path, and met Mary Ellen, we made our decision to hold it there. Not only for the beauty and charm, and the incredible food and unparalleled service, it was the constant support and professionalism that Mary Ellen provided.

Awards

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  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2022 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2019 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2018 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2017 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2015 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2014 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2013 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2012 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2011 Winner
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

6 Endorsements
Chicago's Pianist Kathie Nicolet Chicago's Pianist Kathie Nicolet Wedding Bands

The most beautiful venue that I have performed at many times! Elegant and highly recommended!! Kathie Nicolet

Josephs Events Josephs Events Wedding Florists

A timeless venue set in one of Lake countys most beautiful towns, Lake Forest. Deerpath Inn is a great venue to have either an intimate wedding out on their private terrace, or a large scale reception in the private ball room. The staff throughout the Inn is ready and willing to do what it takes for your day to be spectacular.

Furla Photography & Video Furla Photography & Video Wedding Photographers

A very charming and elegant location for a wedding. Their staff is very detailed oriented and you will never be disappointed with the food.

Map

255 East Illinois Lake Forest, IL, 60045
8472342280
847-574-3705
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