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Forest Preserves (The VRC) - Ballroom - Chicago, ILForest Preserves (The VRC) - Ballroom - Chicago, IL
Forest Preserves (The VRC) - Ballroom - Chicago, ILForest Preserves (The VRC) - Ballroom - Chicago, IL

Forest Preserves (The VRC)
Ballroom in Chicago, IL

Packages Starting at $300

Between 40 and 140 Guests

Member Since 2020

About Venue

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The Forest Preserves Volunteer Resource Center (VRC) is a ballroom venue located in Chicago, IL. Nestled in the suburban Chicago forests, this location offers scenic views and versatile event spaces. The event spaces effortlessly balance a rustic charm with an elegant ambiance. Here, the staff welcomes private parties, weddings, business functions, and golf outings. The Space The Forest Preserves VRC exhibits a classic forest lodge aesthetic with a trussed roof and hanging light fixtures that resemble camping lanterns. An elevated stone fireplace contributes to the venue’s cozy ambiance while dark candle chandeliers add an elegant touch. This open area can be configured into a variety of layouts and features a stage for entertainment. A wall of french doors separates the indoor ballroom space with the adjacent enclosed porch. The Experience With a combination of indoor and covered outdoor spaces, this venue can accommodate up to 140 people. The ballroom can be decorated to your liking with colored table runners, centerpieces, and candles. On the enclosed patio, guests can enjoy sweeping views of the Edgebrook golf course. The on-site event staff seeks to ensure that clients have everything they need for a successful gathering. This venue is wheelchair accessible and offers parking nearby.

Venue Services

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Air Conditioning
Open Outdoor Space
Covered Outdoor Space
Kitchen Access
Lighting System
Sound System
Tables & Chairs


Delivery Access
Parking Nearby
Wheelchair Accessible
Street Level
Freight Elevator
On-site Parking

Staff & Services

Coat Check
Equipment Setup & Breakdown
Event Manager
Event Staffing
Beverage Services
Food Services
Parking Staff



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