Events at Independence Grove

16400 West Buckley Rd, Libertyville, IL 60048 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Events at Independence Grove

Events at Independence Grove is a truly unique wedding venue located in Libertyville, Illinois that boasts natural tranquility and vast grasslands. This 1,100-acre nature preserve features stunning views and serene event spaces that provide a feeling and experience you won't find anywhere else in Chicago.

Facilities and Capacity
Independence Grove has unique indoor and outdoor event spaces that will create a wedding with pristine beauty. Audubon Hall is at the highest point of the preserve, offering panoramic views of the marina, water and beach. This space accommodates up to 300 people. North Bay Pavilion is a rustic outdoor event space that is perfect for a ceremony or tented reception that fits up to 300 people. The Native Garden and The Beach offer scenic spaces for an outdoor ceremony seating 250-350 people. Millennia Plaza can seat up to 500.

Services Offered
Events at Independence Grove prides themselves on being with you every step of the way so that you have a stress-free and enjoyable experience. Their highly experienced team will attend to every detail so that your day is everything you envisioned. Their exclusive caterer and event management partner is Catering by Michaels.

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Couple's portrait
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Bride and Groom walking toward Native Garden
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Beautiful Sunset Shot - Memorial Day Weekend
Beautiful Sunset Shot - Memorial Day Weekend
On the Bridge
On the Bridge
Couple's portrait
Couple's portrait
Couple's portrait
Couple's portrait
Couple kissing
Couple kissing
Golf Cart Transportation for the Bride and Groom, Bridal Party and the Guests
Golf Cart Transportation for the Bride and Groom, Bridal Party and the Guests
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Couple's portrait
Bridal portrait
Bridal portrait
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Couple's portrait
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Groom was a fireman in 911. His Bride had the Libertyville Fire Department bring over a Beautifully...
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Audubon Hall in the Fall
Audubon Hall in the Fall
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Wedding Reception in Audubon Hall - Club Style
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Portraits along the water
Portraits along the water
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Sunset at Independence Grove
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Wedding Reception in Audubon Hall - Club Style
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Beautiful Bride on Independence Grove Veranda
On the way to the Native Garden for the Ceremony
On the way to the Native Garden for the Ceremony
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Intros at the Reception
Intros at the Reception
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Native Garden
Native Garden
Audubon Hall with Uplighting (from the outside)
Audubon Hall with Uplighting (from the outside)
On Millenia Plaza
On Millenia Plaza
Winter Wedding
Winter Wedding
Signing the Ketubah on the North Patio over the South Bay
Signing the Ketubah on the North Patio over the South Bay
The guests view while ordering a drink on the Veranda
The guests view while ordering a drink on the Veranda
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Audubon Hall during Wedding
Audubon Hall during Wedding
Entrance to Audubon Hall
Entrance to Audubon Hall
On Millenia Plaza
On Millenia Plaza
Beautiful Reception Hall
Beautiful Reception Hall
Late night on the North Patio
Late night on the North Patio
Sunset at Independence Grove
Sunset at Independence Grove
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Outdoor Bar overlooking South Bay
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The view from Audubon Hall
The view from Audubon Hall
Audubonn Hall
Audubonn Hall
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Black for a Wedding at IG...Note the Napkin Fold
Beautiful Summer Table at Independence Grove
Beautiful Summer Table at Independence Grove
Enjoying a Cocktail at a Daytime Reception on the North Patio
Enjoying a Cocktail at a Daytime Reception on the North Patio
Brunch Table Setting
Brunch Table Setting
Cocktails on the North Patio
Cocktails on the North Patio
Audubon Hall - Brunch Buffets
Audubon Hall - Brunch Buffets
Cocktails at Sunset on the North Patio
Cocktails at Sunset on the North Patio
Wedding Reception in Audubon Hall - Club Style
Wedding Reception in Audubon Hall - Club Style
Asian Station on the North Patio
Asian Station on the North Patio
Sliders, Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and More
Sliders, Mini Grilled Cheese Sandwiches and More
Premium Bar on the Veranda Overlooking the Lake
Premium Bar on the Veranda Overlooking the Lake
During Cocktails
During Cocktails
The Room/Club changes colors (Lighting provided by Host)
The Room/Club changes colors (Lighting provided by Host)
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Sweet Table at Independence Grove
Band Set-Up in Audubon Hall
Band Set-Up in Audubon Hall
Setup for a Band in Audubon Hall
Setup for a Band in Audubon Hall
Placecard Table - Foyer
Placecard Table - Foyer
Audubon Hall
Audubon Hall
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Teak Patio Furniture on the North Patio
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Memorial Day Weekend Wedding
Memorial Day Weekend Wedding
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Beautiful tablesetting
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First Dance
First Dance
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Coral in Audubon Hall
Coral in Audubon Hall
Lounging around the Fireplace
Lounging around the Fireplace
Seating Chart instead of Escort Cards
Seating Chart instead of Escort Cards
Cocktails on the Veranda..nothing better!
Cocktails on the Veranda..nothing better!
Entertasinment on the North Patio during Cocktails
Entertasinment on the North Patio during Cocktails
Cake Cutting
Cake Cutting
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Beautiful Nighttime Wedding with Chandeliers
Beautiful Nighttime Wedding with Chandeliers
Ceremony at the Bay
Ceremony at the Bay
Entrance
Entrance
Ceremony - Luau Style
Ceremony - Luau Style
Luncheon Buffet
Luncheon Buffet
Guests Enjoying Lunch
Guests Enjoying Lunch
Going out on the Lake for a Pedal Boat Ride
Going out on the Lake for a Pedal Boat Ride
Ceremony at the Water with the Pavilion in the Background
Ceremony at the Water with the Pavilion in the Background
Luau-Style Ceremony
Luau-Style Ceremony
Ceremony on the Bay
Ceremony on the Bay
Cake-Cutting under the Pavilion
Cake-Cutting under the Pavilion
Hamburgers and Hotdogs
Hamburgers and Hotdogs
Pedal Boats for your Reception
Pedal Boats for your Reception
Cocktails and Hors d' Oeuvres at the North Bay
Cocktails and Hors d' Oeuvres at the North Bay
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Cocktails at the Pavilion
Cocktails at the Pavilion
Flavored Tea at the Pavilion
Flavored Tea at the Pavilion
Indian Ceremony Set-Up with Mandap at the North Bay Pavilion
Indian Ceremony Set-Up with Mandap at the North Bay Pavilion
Hors d'Oeuvres and Fun at a North Bay Reception
Hors d'Oeuvres and Fun at a North Bay Reception
Indian Women in Traditional Dress for Ceremony and Reception
Indian Women in Traditional Dress for Ceremony and Reception
Groom Arriving for Indian Ceremony
Groom Arriving for Indian Ceremony
Chairs set for Indian Cermony with Program and Parasol
Chairs set for Indian Cermony with Program and Parasol
Flavored Tea Bar
Flavored Tea Bar
Sand Volleyball at the North Bay
Sand Volleyball at the North Bay
Ceremony at the edge of the Bay
Ceremony at the edge of the Bay
Bride and Groom on the Pier
Bride and Groom on the Pier
Dessert...Old Fashioned Ice Cream Cart at the Pavilion
Dessert...Old Fashioned Ice Cream Cart at the Pavilion
Bride and Groom Toasting before Lunch
Bride and Groom Toasting before Lunch
Dancing on the Bay
Dancing on the Bay
Reception under the North Bay Pavilion
Reception under the North Bay Pavilion
Just Married
Just Married
Wedding Reception
Wedding Reception
Bride & Groom Approach
Bride & Groom Approach
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View of North Bay
View of North Bay
Gourmet Lemonade Station
Gourmet Lemonade Station
Bride & Groom under Pavilion
Bride & Groom under Pavilion
Ceremony on the Bay
Ceremony on the Bay
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View of the Native Garden set up for a larger wedding
View of the Native Garden set up for a larger wedding
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Tanya & Luke Ceremony
Tanya & Luke Ceremony
Ceremony in the Native Garden
Ceremony in the Native Garden
Music for your ceremony
Music for your ceremony
Jewish Ceremony in the Garden
Jewish Ceremony in the Garden
Walking down the aisle - Jewish Ceremony
Walking down the aisle - Jewish Ceremony
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Lighting the Unity Candle
Lighting the Unity Candle
Native Garden Ceremony
Native Garden Ceremony
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Trellis at the Garden
Trellis at the Garden
Bridesmaids
Bridesmaids
Music under the Pergola
Music under the Pergola
Jewish Ceremony - 250 Guests
Jewish Ceremony - 250 Guests
Bride walking down the aisle
Bride walking down the aisle
Jewish Ceremony - Breaking the Glass
Jewish Ceremony - Breaking the Glass
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North Patio Ceremony
North Patio Ceremony
Jewish Wedding at the Native Garden
Jewish Wedding at the Native Garden
September Wedding Ceremony in the Native Garden
September Wedding Ceremony in the Native Garden
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Beautiful North Patio Ceremony
Beautiful North Patio Ceremony
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Winter Wedding Ceremony, December
Winter Wedding Ceremony, December
Osprey/Heron Room Ceremony for 250 Guests
Osprey/Heron Room Ceremony for 250 Guests
Osprey/Heron Rooms
Osprey/Heron Rooms
"Kehoe Designs' Chuppah for Indoor Ceremony
"Kehoe Designs' Chuppah for Indoor Ceremony
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Music at an Indoor Ceremony
Music at an Indoor Ceremony
Osprey/Heron Room Ceremony
Osprey/Heron Room Ceremony
Mom and Dad Escorting the Bride down the Aisle
Mom and Dad Escorting the Bride down the Aisle
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Osprey/Heron Room Ceremony
Osprey/Heron Room Ceremony
Audubon Hall - Indoor Ceremony - Chiavari Chairs
Audubon Hall - Indoor Ceremony - Chiavari Chairs
Osprey/Heron Room Autumn Ceremony
Osprey/Heron Room Autumn Ceremony
Osprey/Heron Room Ceremony
Osprey/Heron Room Ceremony
Fall/Autumn Indoor Ceremony
Fall/Autumn Indoor Ceremony
Jewish Indoor Ceremony....facing south
Jewish Indoor Ceremony....facing south
Ceremony by Candlelight in Audubon Hall
Ceremony by Candlelight in Audubon Hall
Bringing the outside in
Bringing the outside in
Jewish Ceremony in Heron /Osprey Room
Jewish Ceremony in Heron /Osprey Room
Aren't they cute?
Aren't they cute?
Lamb chop
Lamb chop
Sea Bass over Forbidden Rice
Sea Bass over Forbidden Rice
Spicy Tuna Push Pops
Spicy Tuna Push Pops
Passed Hors d'Oeuvres on the Veranda
Passed Hors d'Oeuvres on the Veranda
Spicy Tuna Wonton Cones
Spicy Tuna Wonton Cones
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Jumbo Shrimp with a "Shot" of Tequila Cocktail Sauce
Jumbo Shrimp with a "Shot" of Tequila Cocktail Sauce
Mini Tilapia Tacos on a Lime, served with Mini Patron Bottles with Margaritas
Mini Tilapia Tacos on a Lime, served with Mini Patron Bottles with Margaritas
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Chilean Sea Bass Entree
Chilean Sea Bass Entree
Poached Pear Dessert
Poached Pear Dessert
Slider and Fried Green Beans
Slider and Fried Green Beans
Sushi Tart surrounded by Eclectic Maki Rolls
Sushi Tart surrounded by Eclectic Maki Rolls
Autumn Sweet Table
Autumn Sweet Table
Bar on the North Patio
Bar on the North Patio
Classic Tomato Soup, topped with a Grilled Cheese Finger
Classic Tomato Soup, topped with a Grilled Cheese Finger
Sweet Table at Independence Grove - Mini Cupcakes & More
Sweet Table at Independence Grove - Mini Cupcakes & More
Fresh Flavored Lemonade and Tea Bar
Fresh Flavored Lemonade and Tea Bar
Roasted Corn and Zucchini Quesadillas with Smoked Tomato Salsa
Roasted Corn and Zucchini Quesadillas with Smoked Tomato Salsa
Spanish Salata Caprese
Spanish Salata Caprese
Asian Station on the North Patio
Asian Station on the North Patio
Hors d'Oeuvres Station on the North Patio at Sunset
Hors d'Oeuvres Station on the North Patio at Sunset
Ceviche Station
Ceviche Station
Tamale Cups with Brisket Barbecoa and Miniature Fish Tacos
Tamale Cups with Brisket Barbecoa and Miniature Fish Tacos
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Salata Caprese Stack
Salata Caprese Stack
Individual Crudite & Ranch in a Crudite Cup
Individual Crudite & Ranch in a Crudite Cup
Shrimp Cocktail - First Course
Shrimp Cocktail - First Course
Butlered Dessert - Truffles
Butlered Dessert - Truffles
Plated Taster Dessert
Plated Taster Dessert
Chicken En Croute
Chicken En Croute
Miniature Fresh Fruit Kebobs
Miniature Fresh Fruit Kebobs
Banana Crème Pie Tarts, Napoleons, Key Lime Tarts, Chocolate Dipped Bananas and Tuxedoed...
Banana Crème Pie Tarts, Napoleons, Key Lime Tarts, Chocolate Dipped Bananas and Tuxedoed...
"Small Plate" Cobb Salad
"Small Plate" Cobb Salad
Audubon Hall - Bar
Audubon Hall - Bar
North Patio - Cocktails - Asian Station
North Patio - Cocktails - Asian Station
Salata Caprese & Classic Tomato Soup/Grilled Cheese Finger
Salata Caprese & Classic Tomato Soup/Grilled Cheese Finger
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Heart-Shaped Frango Mint and Frangelico Cheesecake Lollipops
Heart-Shaped Frango Mint and Frangelico Cheesecake Lollipops
Border Shrimp
Border Shrimp
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Fish 'n Chips, Sliders and more
Fish 'n Chips, Sliders and more
Fried Green Tomato Salad in a Tulip Cup
Fried Green Tomato Salad in a Tulip Cup
Steak and Eggs
Steak and Eggs
Smoked Salmon Cornucopia
Smoked Salmon Cornucopia
Raw Bar
Raw Bar
Rocky Road, Turtle and Chocolate Chip Brownies
Rocky Road, Turtle and Chocolate Chip Brownies
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Beef Tenderloin Medallion, topped with Artichoke orseradish Mashed Potato and a Potato Gallette
Beef Tenderloin Medallion, topped with Artichoke orseradish Mashed Potato and a Potato Gallette
Caramel with Chocolate Mousse layered with Fresh Raspberries
Caramel with Chocolate Mousse layered with Fresh Raspberries
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Wedding Cupcakes
Wedding Cupcakes
Asian Sloppy Joe Sliders
Asian Sloppy Joe Sliders
Petite Felafal
Petite Felafal
Vegetarian Trio 
(Organic or Local Produce)

Grilled Vegetable Timbale with Roasted Garlic Potato...
Vegetarian Trio (Organic or Local Produce) Grilled Vegetable Timbale with Roasted Garlic Potato...
 Seared Polenta Triangle topped with Wild Mushroom a la Greque
Seared Polenta Triangle topped with Wild Mushroom a la Greque
 Artichoke Heart napped with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Artichoke Heart napped with Roasted Red Pepper Sauce
Gnocchi
Gnocchi
Late Night Snack
Late Night Snack
Halloween Wedding Sushi
Halloween Wedding Sushi
Banana Crème Pie Tarts, S’mores Tiramisu Tarts, Napoleons, and Key Lime Tarts
Banana Crème Pie Tarts, S’mores Tiramisu Tarts, Napoleons, and Key Lime Tarts
Martini Salad
Martini Salad
Pork Tenderloin, Polenta Triangle & Seasonal Vegetanles
Pork Tenderloin, Polenta Triangle & Seasonal Vegetanles
House Salad
House Salad
Korean Salmon Push Pops
Korean Salmon Push Pops
Miniature Dessert Assortment
Miniature Dessert Assortment
Grilled Filet of Wild Line-Caught Coho Salmon
set atop Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato and Pommes...
Grilled Filet of Wild Line-Caught Coho Salmon set atop Roasted Garlic Mashed Potato and Pommes...
Passed Hors d'Oeuvres - Chili 'n Waffles
Passed Hors d'Oeuvres - Chili 'n Waffles
Milk Fountain with Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies
Milk Fountain with Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies
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Miniature Cheeseburgers
Miniature Cheeseburgers
Poached Pear Salad
Poached Pear Salad
Sweet Table
Sweet Table
Square Offset Wedding Cake
Square Offset Wedding Cake
Slider Trio - Tuna, Asian Turkey and Tenderloin
Slider Trio - Tuna, Asian Turkey and Tenderloin
Chili 'n Waffles
Chili 'n Waffles
Felafel Burger Sliders
Felafel Burger Sliders
Mini Mac 'n Cheese Tacos
Mini Mac 'n Cheese Tacos
Premium Liquor Selection
Premium Liquor Selection
Vegetarian Summer Rolls
Vegetarian Summer Rolls
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Native Garden
Mid September
Mid September
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3rd Week of September...walking to the Native Garden
3rd Week of September...walking to the Native Garden
Second week of October....entrance to Audubon Hall
Second week of October....entrance to Audubon Hall
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Winter at IG
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  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.8
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Brittnee Cinkues · Married on 11/17/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing Venue for your perfect day!!!

    My Husband and I got married this November at Independence Grove, and it was absolutely perfect!!! First, this venue is just beautiful at any time of year - it actually snowed on the morning of our wedding, and the pictures so far have looked amazing! Our Ceremony and Reception were both held indoors, and those floor to ceiling windows overlooking the lake, with tealights all along them, make for a magical setting - especially for our 6pm ceremony. Next, the food (Catering by Michaels) is soooo delicious! We are still getting rave reviews about everything from our Appetizers to the Entrees, and especially the flaming donuts for dessert! Finally, we (mostly I) could not have made it through all the wedding planning without our amazing coordinator Alyson! She kept us on point, she handled everything we could throw at her with patience and her sweet disposition, and she was always available to answer a question (or ten). On the day of our wedding she displayed all of our decorations beautifully, she made sure everyone got to where they were supposed to be, all the vendors were set up, and that we, as the Bride and Groom, were taken care of all night. If anything went wrong - which I highly doubt - we never knew about it. She and the whole staff for our day made sure we had everything we needed - a plate of appetizers, time for just us after our ceremony to soak it all in, and they even made sure to bring us over a couple of those amazing donuts so we didn't miss out while making the table rounds. Everything about this venue, from the scenery, to the food, and the incredible staff, is pure perfection ! You can't go wrong in trusting them with all aspects of your special day!!!

    Sent on 11/30/2018

    Events at Independence Grove's reply:

    Thank you for an amazing review. You covered all of the items that we strive to make perfect. I'm thrilled that you and Tareq were thrilled, and hope that you have a long and awesome life together.
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    Richard Oliver · Married on 11/11/2018

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Great experience, wonderful wedding

    Our event coordinator understood right from the start what kind of wedding we wanted, and she made sure we got it. All of our questions and concerns were addressed promptly, even on nights and weekends, and everything went perfectly on the big day. Everyone at Independence Grove was friendly and professional.

    Sent on 11/15/2018

    Events at Independence Grove's reply:

    Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are sincerely happy that all went well. Wishing you and Mimi a wonderful life ahead.

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Events at Independence Grove Pricing

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Here's what couples with similar selections spent on this venue:

$12,293 - $17,782
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This venue offers the below options which may impact pricing:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up
  • Wifi
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Buffet
  • Cocktail Reception
  • Dessert
  • Family Style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside Cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings
  • Barware
  • China
  • Chocolate Fountain

Events at Independence Grove Price Rates

Events at Independence Grove 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? $ 1,050.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • 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? $ 375.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 375.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s), Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 20.75
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Beer, House Wine
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 300
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 50
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 2
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Beach, Garden, Park, Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views
  • 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, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • 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, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables, Tents
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Chocolate Fountain, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Shuttle, Valet, 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
  • What is the average catering price per person for plated service? $ 40.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for buffet service? $ 48.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for stations? $ 55.00
  • What is the average catering price per person for hors d'oeuvres? $ 12.00
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of your full service wedding catering? Set Up, Clean Up, Cake, Cake Cutting, Dessert, Cocktail Reception, Server(s), Tastings, Chairs, Tables, China, Flatware, Glassware, Chocolate Fountain
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 21.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), Open Bar, House Beer, House Wine
  • What catering services do you provide? Breakfast / Brunch, Buffet, Cake, Cake Cutting, Cocktail Reception, Custom Menu, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Lunch, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tapas, Tastings
  • What types of cuisine do you cater? American, Asian, BBQ, British, Cajun, Caribbean, Chinese, Ethiopian, French, German, Greek, Indian, Italian, Japanese, Korean, Latin American, Local, Mediterranean, Mexican, Middle Eastern, Russian, Sandwiches, Seafood, Southern, Southwestern, Spanish, Thai, Vietnamese
  • What dietary needs can you accommodate? Gluten Free, Lactose Free, No Pork, Halal, Kosher, Nut Free, Organic, Vegan, Vegetarian
  • What bar services do you provide? Liquor License, Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Limited Bar, Open Bar, House Beer, Specialty Beer, House Wine, Specialty Wine, Champagne Toast, House Liquor, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink

Real Weddings

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    2 FREE HORS D'OEUVRES PER PERSON
    2 Free Hors d'Oeuvres per person in addition to specially Discounted Beverage Packages and Reduced Food and Beverage Minimums for all NEW Wedding Bookings for available dates through April 30, 2019.

Professional Network & Endorsements

23 Endorsements

  • Lucky Entertainment
    Lucky Entertainment Wedding DJs

    Independence Grove is an amazing venue with a beautiful sightline. The food is always great and the staff is the definition of professional. We always love working weddings at Independence Grove.

  • Fred Fox Studios
    Fred Fox Studios Wedding Photographers

    We absolutely love working here. It is beautiful and the staff is always great to work with. We can't say enough good things about this place.

  • Toopes Events
    Toopes Events Wedding Planners

    Working with Independence Grove was a breeze! Their staff is truly professional and takes care of their brides, grooms, and vendor partners. I hope to work with them again soon!

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  • 16400 West Buckley Rd Libertyville, IL 60048 See on map
    847-512-8704 (Phone number)
    8472474325 (Fax Number)
    Mon - Fri 9:30am - 5:30pm Sat - Sun By Appointment

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