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How long can we utilize the space until?

The event space can be rented until 11:59pm.

How long do we have the space for?

Space can be rented for 9-hours,
which includes vendor load-in and load-out. 

Do you permit outside catering?

Yes. Non-preferred caterers must be approved by the venue at least 90 days in advance of the contracted event date. Lakes at Lacey recommends working with one of our preferred catering partners. Find more info on preferred vendors by contacting us.

Do you allow homemade or store bough food and beverage?

No. All food and beverage including alcohol must be provided by a licensed caterer that has a State of Illinois liquor license AND a Village of Downers Grove Liquor License. Please inquire with our Event Sales Team to learn more.

Do you allow Cold Sparklers, Sparklers, Dry Ice, Fog or Smoke Machines?

The following items are not permitted at Lakes at Lacey: helium balloons, glitter, confetti, rice, birdseed, petals, bubbles, the use of tape, nails, or hooks to hang signage or décor, votive candles and enclosed candles. No open flames are permitted within the event space. Sparklers, cold sparklers, dry ice, smoke/fog machine, and any other pyrotechnical devices are prohibited.

What does the rental price include?

Rental rates vary depending on the particular space being utilized. Our rental fee is inclusive of the event space(s), on-site security and janitorial for the duration of your event, use of on-site equipment, setup of our on-site equipment, and vendor load-in guidance.

Do you have an onsite coordinator?

No. Lakes at Lacey does not provide wedding and event coordination services. We highly recommend utilizing a planner for weddings and larger events. Referrals can be provided upon request.

Do you offer tours?

Yes. Tours are conducted by appointment only, Monday-Friday 10am-4pm with limited Saturday availability. Please visit our contact us page to learn more.

Do you host events other than weddings?

Yes. Lakes at Lacey hosts a variety of events including corporate and non-profit galas, bridal showers, baby showers, rehearsal dinners, retirement parties, milestone birthdays – and more!

Am I able to hold a specific date?

Yes. A courtesy hold may be placed for a specific date. In cases such as these, the client who has the hold will have the right of first refusal should another client be interested in renting the space on the same date. A signed contract and a non-refundable deposit secures the space.