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Address ‣ S Western Ave & W 87th St, Chicago, IL 60620

Versatility is the key word for the Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion. The wide open design can be arranged to suit a variety of affairs, functions and occasions. This pavilion can accommodate approximately 120 guests and is perfect for your next banquet, meeting, seminar, luncheon or reception. Additionally, the Dan Ryan Woods Pavilion has a smartly designed kitchen for light food preparation.

2020 Rates
Availability Capacity Rental Fee Outdoor Event Fee*
Monday - Thursday 120 Cook County Resident $79/hr Cook County Resident $63 *
Monday - Thursday 120 Non-resident $104/hr Non-Resident $69 *
Friday - Sunday 120 Cook County Resident $109/hr Cook County Resident $63 *
Friday - Sunday 120 Non-resident $135/hr Non-Resident $69 *

*(Required April 15 – October 15)
Special Use Every Day Price - Resident & Non-resident $10

Weekend Availability Update: 

January:   Friday 31st (anytime)

February:  Sunday 2nd (anytime), Friday 7th (anytime), Saturday 8th (9am-3pm only), Sunday 9th (anytime), Friday 14th (anytime), Saturday 15th (anytime), Sunday 16th (anytime), Friday 21st (anytime), Sunday 23rd (6-10pm only), Friday 28th (anytime)

March:  Friday 6th (anytime), Saturday 7th (6-10pm only),  Friday 13th (anytime), Sunday 15th (anytime), Friday 20th (anytime), Saturday 21st (9am-2:30pm only),  Friday 27th (anytime), Sunday 29th (anytime)

April:  Friday 3rd (anytime), Saturday 4th (9am-2pm only), Sunday 5th (anytime), Friday 10th (anytime), Saturday 11th (anytime), Friday 17th (anytime), Saturday 18th (9am-1pm only), Sunday 19th (anytime), Friday 24th (anytime), Sunday 26th (anytime)

May:  Friday 1st (anytime), Friday 8th (anytime), Friday 15th (anytime), Saturday 16th (9am-2pm only), Sunday 17th (anytime), Friday 22nd (anytime), Saturday 23rd (9am- 1pm only), Sunday 24th (anytime), Friday 29th (anytime), Sunday 31st (anytime)

Bookings and Cancellations are ongoing and ever-changing, please call for the most up to date availability

Fill out an inquiry form below to inquire about date availability =>

Dan Ryan Woods Inquiry
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Application Process

How to Apply

Applications are reviewed and processed on a first-come, first-served basis. 

Download 2020 Application

E-mail your completed application to info@forestpreserveevents.com or schedule a time to bring it to the indoor permit office at 6100 N Central Ave, Chicago IL 60646.

Office & touring hours vary.  Call or text 773.558.2003 if you are interested in stopping by in person.

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