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Lake Katherine
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Facility Rentals

Both the clubhouse and the auditorium at Lake Katherine are available for special event rental. Whether you're hosting a wedding, birthday party, retirement send-off, baby or bridal shower Lake Katherine has the venue for you.
Please call 708.361.1873 to make an appointment to view our rental spaces.

  • E.G. Simpson Clubhouse
    Lake Katherine's cozy E.G. Simpson clubhouse is the perfect place to host your party in the heart of nature. It can accommodate up to 100 people and serves as a banquet facility with a large balcony overlooking the park's 136 acres

  • Brigid O'Malley Auditorium
    The Brigid O'Malley Auditorium can accommodate up to 130 guests. It is furnished with hardwood floors and projector screen for entertainment.

  • Tent Event

  • Outdoor Wedding Ceremonies
    Our anniversary garden, School House arch and waterfall all make beautiful, timeless backdrops for your special day.
  • Wedding & Group Photos
    Lake Katherine Nature Center and Botanic Gardens provides an ideal background for wedding and other special occasion photography.
  • Event Planning Resource Guide
    If you are looking for guidance finding local vendors for your event, the resources listed on this page are all familiar with our venue and are supportive of the mission of Lake Katherine Nature Center & Botanic Gardens.


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