Lake Ellyn Boathouse

645 Lenox Rd., Glen Ellyn, IL 60137 Map · Phone number
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About Lake Ellyn Boathouse

Nestled in the heart of west suburban Glen Ellyn, on the banks of Lake Ellyn, the Boathouse can serve as the perfect locale for your next corporate or social gathering. Why not match the significance of the occasion with the splendor of the Boathouse?

The shore of the picturesque lake is resplendent with natural flora that accentuates the current season. The large deck off the eastside of the boathouse provides spectacular views of the lake and resident wildlife. Inside, enjoy the spaciousness of an 1,840 square-foot hall with seating for up to 120 people.

Please Note: Lake Ellyn Boathouse closes mid-December through the end of February for ice skating and re-opens for rentals the first weekend in March.

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2 Reviews for Lake Ellyn Boathouse

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4.3 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.5
  • Professionalism 4.3
  • Flexibility 4.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 3.8

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    Elisabeth Heuer · Married on 08/17/2019

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    Great venue

    We were very happy with our experience at the boathouse. The space is beautiful, and quite private. The outdoor setting is especially beautiful for photos. Jeannie was very helpful in answering all of my many questions, as they came up, and always responded quickly. Ken was a tremendous help the day off, setting up all the tables and chairs and even replenishing food and organizing the kitchen. He went above and beyond what we expected.

    Sent on 09/05/2019
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    Melissa · Married on 09/09/2017

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    We had a great experience here at the lake house! I have been visiting this park ever since I was a little girl and grew up in Wheaton. My Uncle and Aunt were married here and my parents went to high school just up the hill. It was a no brainer for our wedding since we we trying to keep our budget as low as possible.

    We did not pay extra $1,000 to reserve the boathouse deck, no one bothered us and they even let us put lights out there for the evening ambiance. We paid a chair rental company to rent chairs for our outdoor ceremony. Our guests had to keep their beverage inside but there was a nice sign they provided to remind guests. There was plenty of fridge space, tables and chairs for us to use inside the venue. The rep that was on site the entire day even got us extra tables and chairs whenever we needed them and set them up for us. We used command hooks to hang most of our decorations and our bartender had a great set up for her bar including the ice machine in the kitchen. The bathrooms were beautifully updated as well as the patio and deck. It was gorgeous!

    Sent on 04/03/2018
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Lake Ellyn Boathouse FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? Yes
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Chairs, Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 120
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 1
  • Describe your venue: Historic Building, Park, Waterfront
  • 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? Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Wheelchair Access

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  • 645 Lenox Rd. Glen Ellyn, 60137 See on map
    6308582462 (Phone number)

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