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Planning a private or public event? Check out these wonderful Lake Forest & Lake Bluff resources...

Look no further than our communities for delectable food options that can travel to you, creative event design, enjoyable entertainment and much more. Resources are listed below -- follow the links for more information about each business and their offerings and check back for updates!

 

FOOD & BEVERAGE

(Check the link to each business to find a full overview of offerings - mobile food service, catering, delivery, event space and more)

Authentico Mexican Restaurant & Bar
770 N. Western Ave., LF | MORE

Belvedere Banquets
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Bluffington’s Cafe
113 E. Scranton Ave., LB | MORE

Courtyard Wines
590 N. Western Ave., LF | MORE

Donati’s Pizza
205 S. Waukegan Rd., LB and 950 N. Western Ave., LF | MORE

Everett Farms
840 S. Waukegan Rd., LF | MORE

Foodstuffs Gourmet Foods & Catering
255 E. Westminster, LF | MORE

Forest Greens Juice Bar
23 Waukegan Rd., LB | MORE

Francesca’s Intimo
293 E. Illinois Rd., LF | MORE

The Fresh Market
850 N. Western Ave., LF | MORE

Gerhard’s Elegant European Desserts
720 N. Western Ave., LF | MORE

Hungry Monkey Baking
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Inovasi
28 E. Center Ave., LB | MORE

Kuro Bistro
950 N. Western Ave., LF | MORE

Lake Bluff Brewing Company
16 E. Scranton Ave., LB | MORE

Left Bank
659 N. Bank Lane, LF | MORE

Luke’s of Lake Bluff
203 N. Waukegan Rd., LB | MORE

MPowering Health
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The Otherdoor 
28 E. Center Ave., LB | MORE

Rosati’s Pizza
630 N. Western Ave., LF | MORE

The Station
840 S. Waukegan Rd., LF | MORE

Sunset Foods
825 S. Waukegan Rd., LF | MORE

Suzy’s Swirl 
205 S. Waukegan Rd., LB |  MORE

Sweet’s
260 E. Deerpath, LF | MORE

Tacos El Norte 
305 S. Waukegan Rd., LB | MORE

 

ENTERTAINMENT

(Contact the groups directly to inquire about small musical ensembles and entertainment options)

Chicago Comedy All Stars
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Lake Forest Civic Orchestra
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Rendezvous Arts
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Stanley Paul Orchestra
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EVENT RENTALS, SERVICES & VALET

Sidney’s Services Unlimited
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Trend Event Rentals
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FLORAL DESIGN

 Designs by Jody, Inc.
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Flowers by Katie Ford
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Lake Forest Flowers
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M on the Square
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Twigs
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INVITATIONS & PRINTING

Fiore Press Letterpress
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Custom invitation and stationery design and printing

 Posh Papetiere
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Custom invitation and stationery design

 PostNet
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Printing needs

 

PHOTOGRAPHERS & VIDEOGRAPHERS

Blue Sky Video Productions
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C. Saville Photography
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Carlos Cardona Photography
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Cecily George Photography
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Kathleen Weinstein Photography
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Kerri Sherman Photography
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Michael Delott Photography
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Skyflair Videography
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VENUES

Deer Path Inn
255 E. Illinois Rd., LF | MORE

The Forester Hotel
200 N. Field Dr., LF | MORE

Gorton Community Center
400 E. Illinois Rd., LF | MORE

 

CITY & VILLAGE CONTACTS

(Want to host your event at a park, pavilion on the beach, Village Gazebo or other public space? Here is where you find info)

CITY OF LAKE FOREST

Special Events on Public Properties (food trucks & sites) MORE

Use of Park, Rec Center Space or Beach Site (through LF Parks & Rec) MORE

VILLAGE OF LAKE BLUFF

Use of Village Green, Public Sites & Permit Questions - Contact Glen Cole (847) 283-6889 gcole@lakebluff.org

Use of Park or Beach Site - LB Park District (847) 234-4150 info@lakebluffparkdistrict.org

 

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