The Woman’s Club of Evanston is the historic event venue located in the heart of downtown Evanston, Illinois. Built in 1912, the club has a rich history of social activism and charitable giving that lives on today. The Clubhouse maintains an atmosphere of sophisticated elegance and gracious hospitality that will impress your family and guests. You can feel good hosting your event and celebrating your love story with an organization that has been an active part of the Evanston community for over 130 years. Together we can make lifelong memories and build the future!
Facilities and Capacity
Couples may host up to 250 guests for both cereomies and seated dinner at The Woman’s Club of Evanston. There are two indoor levels with many areas available to accommodate all aspects of your event. The classic architecture features a marble entrance hall, antique furniture, and a double staircase that leads to the Grand Ballroom. There is plenty of room for dinner and dancing with customizable layouts and flexible vendors! The Tea Room and Sun Porch is another wonderful area full of sparkling chandeliers that is great for cocktails, music and hors d'Oeuvres.
The Woman’s Club of Evanston offers the following event services and items:
- Private bridal party areas
- Recently renovated gender neutral washrooms
- In-house tables, chairs, and equipment for up to 250
- Included dinnerware and flatware for up to 250
- Fully equipped kitchen
- 2 Grand Pianos
- Formal stage
- Accessible Public Parking across the street
- Elevator, & ADA accessibility
- Walk-able distance to Lake Michigan, gardens, and hotels
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An experienced events & marketing professional, Gretchen is responsive, friendly, and here to help with your questions. She loves arriving to work each day at the spectacular Woman's Club of Evanston, the historical venue that gives back to our community.
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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.
As a wedding professional, I've thoroughly enjoyed providing floral services at the Woman's Club of Evanston on numerous occasions. The building is bright, classic, and a beautiful place to have a wedding. I enthusiastically endorse the Woman's Club of Evanston.
We have provided cakes for countless weddings at WCE and they are a pleasure to work with. They make the whole set up process a breeze and do a lovely job for all of their events. A+!
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The Woman's Club of Evanston frequently asked questions
What items and services are included in the starting site fee at The Woman's Club of Evanston?
- Bridal Suite
- Clean Up
- Set Up
What are the most important characteristics of The Woman's Club of Evanston in terms of venue type, style and location?
- Historic Building
What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at The Woman's Club of Evanston for wedding events?
What kind of wedding events does The Woman's Club of Evanston offer?
- Bridal Shower
- Engagement Party
- Rehearsal Dinner
What services does The Woman's Club of Evanston offer for wedding events?
- Event Rentals
- Outside Vendors
- Set Up
What furniture and decorations does The Woman's Club of Evanston have available for wedding events?
- Audio Equipment
- Dance Floor
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