The Willowhaven Nature Center is a restored 1900's barn that transforms into a spectacular location to host graduation parties, small weddings, bridal or baby showers, family gatherings, or business retreat. Large room with tables and chairs is available at limited times and the facility can accommodate up to 95 guests*. Alcohol is permitted with proper permit and additional fees.
Willowhaven park also has outdoor rentals available at our amphitheatre, gardens and picnic pavilion.
*The Bourbonnais Township Park District follows all State of Illinois mantated gathering restrictions and capacity sizes will follow maximum size of group gatherings required by State mandates.
Please see the forms below to get started with your rental inquiries. Pricing, rules and frequently asked questions can be found in the application packets! The packets also include maps, example layouts and information on alcohol at events. A completed application and a down payment are required to hold or reserve a date.
Looking to host an event with alcohol, inflatable attractions or a run/walk event? Then you will need proof of liability insurance and we recommend Event Helper!
For more information or available dates please contact the Willowhaven Center: (815) 933-9905 ext 4. or email!
We are now accepting 2022-2023 reservations. Willowhaven park and building rentals are taken at the Willowhaven Nature Center front desk during normal business hours.
The Willowhaven Nature Center is closed to the public November 25 2021-February 28, 2022. Open office hours are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays and 9:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Thursdays December-February. For after hours and off season rental tours, please contact us for an appointment to view the facility.
March 1 - November 30, Office hours are 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tuesdays - Fridays and the 1st & 3rd weekends each month on Saturdays 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. and Sundays 12:00 - 4:00 p.m.