Events at Independence Grove is a park and outdoor wedding venue located in Libertyville, Illinois. They present their clients with numerous areas where a wedding event can take place. Because of this, there are ample options available to suit a wide range of preferences. Whether couples fancy a plush indoor celebration, an outdoor festivity, or a luxury beach ceremony, they can have it at Events at Independence Grove.
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Events at Independence Grove can accommodate a wide variety of wedding events. Accommodating 500 guests, Millennia Plaza is the largest space on offer. This open-air location is surrounded by lush greenery and decorated with sophisticated paving stones. It can suit many different types of weddings ceremonies, whether they are smaller, more intimate gatherings or large and lavish ones. North Bay Pavilion is ideal for both ceremonies and receptions. As many as 300 guests can find room to mix, mingle, and share in pleasant memories here. As it is a covered outdoor space, it would be ideal for couples who want the best of both worlds. There are various useful items such as picnic tables, banquet seating, and a cozy fireplace. Combined, these elements influence a warm and inviting charm. Audubon Hall can accommodate 275 guests and offers a waterfront view as well as ample outdoor space. This event area has a dining area, get-ready room, dance floor, and more. Couples are also able to enlist the help of a wedding coordinator to sort out all the details as they continue along their wedding journey. The Native Garden hosts up to 250 guests and can be arranged with chairs to create a curated space. It boasts overhanging trees and vibrant foliage, creating an ideal location for a ceremony. The Beach also accommodates 250 attendees for a magical waterside spectacle.
Depending on which venue is chosen, different services are offered. Each package offers great attention to detail. The coordinators and staff members take extra care as they conduct services, letting the betrothed couple rest easy knowing that they are in good hands. Lighting, event rentals, setup, cleanup, and WiFi are among the many convenient features available across the board. A nature preserve, with over 1,000 acres of forest, offers walking trails which would be ideal for a newlywed stroll.
Catering by Michaels offers all of the cuisine at Events at Independence Grove. They take immense pride in using sustainable and locally grown foods, including 100-percent free-range poultry for their meals. Couples can choose their own buffet or plated entrees, hot-and-cold hors d’oeuvres, side bars, and stations. They can also avail of delectable desserts. Bar service is available to complete any event.
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Marta was born and raised in Poland. She has an education background but has always dreamed of planning events and we are so glad that dream came true. Marta has produced every type of wedding and works to flawlessly include every type of cultural tradition. She knows Independence Grove backwards and forwards and works with her couples to ensure they are receiving the wedding of their dreams. Her attention to detail is second to none and you will enjoy every minute of working with her. In her spare time, she loves to cook and has completed four Chicago Marathons and can't wait to run another!
Stewart is the General Manager of Events at Independence Grove, but he is so much more than that. He is also the Founder and Owner of Catering by Michaels, the exclusive caterer for Events at Independence Grove. He works everyday to make sure that Events at Independence Grove is one of the best locations to host a wedding. He ensures that every menu is an amazing reflection of the couple. He has extensive knowledge of so many cultures and has been a part of every type of wedding.
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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.
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.
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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