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

The reviews are in and Wilder Mansion is proud to make the list of The Knot Best of Weddings 2021. This accolade represents the highest-and most-rated wedding professionals as reviewed by real couples, their families and wedding guests on The Knot, a leading wedding planning and registry brand and app.

Now booking! Looking for a warm and inviting backdrop for holiday photos? Schedule your family's holiday photos at Wilder Mansion today. Your family will have exclusive use of the Mansion and our many holiday backdrops to take the perfect family photo. Either bring in your own photographer or use your personal camera and tripod to capture the holiday cheer. Group size will be limited according to the current Region 8 regulations. $50 residents/$60 non-residents per thirty minute session.

The November/December issue of Chicagoland Gardening features a familiar facade, with Wilder Park Conservatory taking center stage on their cover. The facility was featured in their 'Tropical Escapes' article which highlights conservatories throughout the Chicagoland area.