Wilder Mansion

The Elmhurst Park District is pleased you are considering Wilder Mansion for your special event. Located just 18 miles from downtown Chicago, this fully restored 1868 venue is the perfect place for your gathering or occasion, and our staff will be happy to help make all of your arrangements.

Since its opening in December 2008, Wilder Mansion has become the setting for weddings, receptions, corporate functions, meetings, showers, rehearsal dinners, holiday parties, banquets and brunches. The opportunities are endless, and an exclusive list of pre-approved caterers is available to help take your event to the next level.

Begin planning your event or schedule a visit today. Contact us at (630) 993-8186 or by email.

Wilder Mansion News

With the release of the Summer Brochure, Elmhurst Park District is looking toward the upcoming Summer Registration dates with the intention of ensuring users have a positive experience. The Park District understands many users were frustrated during registration this spring, and the Board and staff are being proactive in making changes. These changes include separating out gymnastics registration to reduce the high volume of traffic on the Park District’s registration software, and implementing a new virtual waiting room feature.

Governor Pritzker announced plans Wednesday to partially lift Illinois' indoor mask mandate by February 28 assuming state COVID metrics continue to decline.

The Elmhurst Park District will follow suit as it has done throughout the pandemic by removing the indoor mask mandate in District facilities and programs for both participants and staff. Please note that Rec Station will continue to follow the guidelines as set by Elmhurst School District 205.

Wilder Mansion was announced as a winner of the 2022 WeddingWire Couples’ Choice Awards®, which honors the top wedding vendors nationwide and abroad. Winners represent the top wedding professionals in quality, service, responsiveness and professionalism reviewed by couples on WeddingWire, a leading wedding vendor marketplace.