Independence Grove

Who would have thought a former quarry could be such a great place for a wedding? Such a place exists at Lake County's Independence Grove Forest Preserve. The former quarry grounds have been transformed into a beautiful area with lakes, trails and tranquil pavilions and whispering water fountains. All of this combines to create a unique wedding venue.


Now you might wonder about the food offered at at county owned facility. You can rest assured this is not prison food. With catering by Michael's the exclusive caterer at Independence Grove, you can rest assured you and your guests will receive a beautifully presented and delicious meal. Catering by Michaels can provide you with many creative alternatives such as food stations or a desert bar.


Indepedence Grove features many wonderful trails, nooks and crannies for those romantic moments. In fact, there are 1100 acres upon which you can roam. The native garden, North bay pavilion, Millenia Plaze, the lake front and the Audibon hall are just a few of the many spots couples may wish to visit on their wedding day. If possible the couple should make time for a romantic interlude at a secluded location for gorgious sunset photos.


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