Located in River Forest, IL, Forest Preserves Thatcher Woods offers its east room for private events. This rustic location provides guests with a serene and quiet place to gather. The staff here welcome a variety of occasions, including wedding celebrations and business meetings.
This venue’s east room is characterized by its intricate stone wall masonry. French doors imbue the space with plenty of natural light and a soft elegance. A traditional gas-lit fireplace and brick-red cement floors add a touch of warmth to the room. Resembling a forest lodge, this area features a dark brown trussed roof.
Adaptable in its layout, the east room is well-suited for gatherings of up to 40 people. This space can be combined with the venue’s other function area for larger occasions. Forest Preserves Thatcher Woods offers clients an onsite prep-kitchen for catering services. Outside, a green lawn and patio surrounded by woodlands can also be used in addition to the venue’s indoor event spaces. This street-level venue is wheelchair accessible and offers nearby parking. Guests are welcome to stay connected and share their experience on social media with the location’s Wifi. The on-site event manager seeks to ensure that each gathering runs smoothly.