SOCIAL EVENTS


Independence Grove provides some of the most unique Chicagoland settings and social event backdrops — along with our award-winning gourmet catering and event production.

A SEAMLESS EXPERIENCE


Planning an event can be overwhelming — from finding the perfect venue and caterer to all the décor and entertainment. When you host an event at Independence Grove, you get access to pristine settings, gourmet catering from Catering by Michaels, and a personal event coordinator who will guide you through every step of the process to ensure a memorable experience for you and your guests.

And to make things easier, we work with only the best designers, event planners, and florists to seamlessly integrate every aspect of your event. Our dedicated team takes pride in ensuring that even the smallest details are attended to, so you can focus solely on spending time with your guests!

CHOOSE FROM ONE OF OUR BEAUTIFUL SOCIAL SPACES


From bridal showers and mitzvahs to birthday parties and fundraisers, we have the perfect setting for your special event.

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AUDUBON HALL

  • Indoor/
    Outdoor
  • Up to 400 Guests

An award-winning cedar, stone, and glass building that features upscale rustic design, built-in bar, and floor-to-ceiling windows with panoramic views of the lake and preserve. Available for indoor/outdoor social events.

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North Bay Pavilion

  • Outdoor
  • Up to 500 Guests

Covered cedar pavilion with large open lawn and patio adjacent to the beautiful North Bay. Stunning lake views and flexible tenting options make this a perfect outdoor setting for a casual or formal bayside gathering.

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The Native Garden

  • Outdoor
  • Up to 250 Guests

Winding red brick paths lead the way to this intimate garden where the waterfall, wild flowers, and abundant greenery create a serene and private setting for a beautiful outdoor religious service.

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Millennia Plaza

  • Outdoor
  • Up to 500 Guests

Open air space with brick pavers, lush landscaping, and views of the marina and lake that can be transformed into a unique event space with a substantial investment in tenting, lighting, and climate control.

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Grassy Knoll

  • Outdoor
  • Up to 800 Guests

Large open lawn overlooking the lake and playground. Can be transformed to host all types of celebrations, from graduations and birthday parties to reunions. Available only for daytime events and tenting is required.

Can’t decide on a space?

Contact us below and one of our Event Coordinators will help you select the best setting for your event!

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    CELEBRATION OF LIFE

    FAMILY REUNION

    FUNDRAISER

    GRADUATION PARTY

    JARED'S BAR MITZVAH

    JULIA'S BAT MITZVAH