Chicago Botanic Garden


1000 Lake Cook Rd., Glencoe IL 60022

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The Chicago Botanic Garden, with event sites nestled amid enchanting gardens, peaceful lakes and native woodlands, is a spectacular site for a special event. Indoors and out, you’ll find a host of settings to choose from—all featuring wonderful vistas winter, spring, summer and fall. The Garden blends uncommon natural beauty with the finest amenities and service. You can trust our attention to detail. The Garden’s convenient location close to downtown Chicago is in the heart of the North Shore. The Garden is your ideal place for a memorable event.

Certifications / Ratings

LEED Certified Building

Box Lunches Available

Group Breakfast Available

Group Menu

Private Meeting Space Available

Max Capacity, Banquet Style (Seated) 300

Max Capacity, Reception Style (Standing) 400

In-house/Exclusive Caterer(s)

On-site Audio/Visual Equipment

Largest Room, Banquet Capacity (Seated) 300

Largest Room, Reception Capacity (Standing) 400

Number of Meeting Rooms 11

AAA Discount

Military Discount


Hours of Operation 8 a.m. to sunset

Number of Restaurants On-site

Number of Retail Stores

ADA Compliant

ATM Machine On-site

Restaurant(s) On-site

Public Space Wi-Fi Available

Special Interest Tours Offered

Student Group Friendly





American Express




Miles from Downtown 23.0

Miles from McCormick Place 29.0

Miles from Navy Pier 24.0

Miles from Midway Airport 27.0

Miles from O'Hare Airport 19.0

Golf Nearby

Minimum Size for Group Admission Rate 15

Minimum Group Number 15

Group Capacity 350

Average Visit/Tour Length 3 hours

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