Experience special places and explore open spaces. Our beautiful gardens, glorious view of woodlands, meadows and lakes makes Three Rivers the perfect setting for that memorable event. With our spacious pavilions and unique indoor facilities you are sure to find a space that will make your event extra special. And now your nuptials can have a "green" touch, too. All of our caterers provide either reusable dinnerware, tablecloths and napkins, or compostable substitutes.
For additional planning resources browse our Local Services, from accomodations to florists to photographers and more. These companies are familiar with our facilities and look forward to serving your needs.
As part of our commitment to providing you the highest level of service and guest satisfaction, we have established an approved catering list. This list will ensure a distinctive and personalized experience for your event. If you choose to have your special event catered, please select your caterer from the approved catering list. The catering companies were selected based on their commitment to excellence in customer service as well as their ability to provide a wide variety of catering options and exceptional value.
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Krista Steffen · Married on 06/15/2019
Magical June Wedding at Gale Woods Farm
Our wedding was just as we had hoped, thanks to Gale Woods Farm. It was a beautiful location at an affordable price. Our contact was responsive and helpful at all hours of the day and we felt totally at ease using this venue. It was perfect for our summer wedding. We would highly recommend Gale Woods Farm!Sent on 06/29/2019
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Emily Rumsey · Married on 06/14/2019
Best Wedding Venue EVER!
We could not have had a more perfect wedding, and Gale Woods Farm was such a central element to not only the day but the planning experience. Kathryn was so incredibly easy to work with on the pre-wedding side of things, and she helped us realize our vision with a very organized and well communicated plan (with a backup plan!) She thought of all the details that we would need to hammer out and helped keep us on schedule as we made decisions about each vendor and decorating detail.Sent on 07/12/2019
The facility is incredibly beautiful and clean. One guest told us "the setting was idyllic," while another said "I thought this was just a farm I had no idea it was going to be a roving picturesque landscape." We were told by many that it was the best wedding venue they had ever seen. We agree!
We kept ourselves on a tight budget and Gale Woods was a no-brainer for a venue in which that would be possible. There are no hidden costs and no unreasonable fees. It was literally thousands of dollars less than other venues we looked at. While money was not the only factor in our decision, it took a lot of stress off planning to know that we could pay the bill pretty easily.
Also, it was very important to us to have a wedding that honored our environmental philosophy. The fact that Gale Woods not only honors but REQUIRES this was a major draw, and they did not disappoint. For any couples who are trying to stay as green as possible, this is your place.
We would choose Gale Woods again without blinking an eye and were sad to drive away from the big red barn when the night was over!
Emily & Matt
Jessica · Married on 06/24/2017
We had our ceremony and reception here and it was beautiful in June. The preferred vendors that work with Silverwood are also great!Sent on 07/16/2017
I love the Three Rivers Park District options for event spaces. There is something for everyone. The staff is great and very responsive to emails. I enjoy working with them and in their event spaces. I recommend them to my clients as options for their different event needs. I have worked with the Silverwood, Gale Woods Farms and Hyland Hills so far and look forward to working in the other spaces they offer as well.
I had the pleasure of working with the staff of the Three Rivers Park District on several weddings. Not only are their locations BEAUTIFUL but they are also very quick when responding to emails and calls. I can't wait to working with them again!