Opening Day for 2020 Indoor Pavilion Permit Applications is here!
We are happy to help you reserve permits for your 2020 dates!
Applications for 2020 permits can be accepted today- Wednesday 10/23 beginning at 9am.  
About Us

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: 

November: Saturday 16th (anytime), Sunday 17th (anytime), Sunday 24th (9am-3pm), Friday 29th (anytime), Sunday 30th (9am-2pm).  Closed on Thanksgiving.

December:  Sunday 1st (9am-1pm only), Friday 6th (anytime), Sat 7th (9am-2pm only), Friday 13th (anytime) , Saturday 14th (9am-2pm only), Saturday 15th (anytime), Friday 20th (anytime), Saturday 21st (9am-2pm), Sunday 22nd (anytime), Friday 27th (anytime), Saturday 28th (anytime), Sunday 29th (anytime).   Closed Christmas Day and New Years Eve.

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
First Name(Required)
Last Name(Required)
Group / Organization
Event Type(Required)
Event Date & Time
Estimated Number of Participants
Please choose which facility you are interested in:(Required)
Additional Information
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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