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Welcome to 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 email rentals@epd.org.

Wilder Mansion News

Keep your wedding or upcoming special event on budget with the Wedding Decor Resale Swap at Wilder Mansion on Saturday, April 18! Find slightly used & unused wedding décor items such as vases, candles, centerpieces, shoes, guest books and more! Free admission.

Want to host a table? Those looking to sell their gently-used items can obtain a table for just $20. Contact Heather at (630) 993-8674 or email hsinon@epd.org to reserve your space!

We DO invite YOU! Learn all the I DO’s (and don’ts) of wedding planning at our Bridal Party at Wilder Mansion on Thursday, April 2, 6:30-9 p.m. Experience the award-winning, historical Wilder Mansion as you take pleasure in an evening of wedding exhibits, planning ideas and inspiration. Visit with premier vendors in the industry while you enjoy live entertainment, cake, wine samples, hors-d'oeuvres and more.