2021 Reservations are Opening on October 20th, 2020 at 9am
Only Dan Ryan, Thatcher Woods, and The VRC at Edgebrook will open for events. Maximum capacity is limited to 50 people.
About Us

Address ‣ IL Route 83 & US Route 45, Palos Township, IL 60646

Just north of the 100-foot bluff and popular fitness stairs, the Swallow Cliff Pavilion is perfect for any occasion. Built in 2016, this LEED Silver-certified facility provides an intimate setting for birthday parties, showers, classes and meetings.

In addition to the wood-burning brick fireplace, the Pavilion features a kitchen prep area, refrigerator/freezer and restrooms. The floor-to-ceiling windows on either side of the building open completely to allow a cool breeze or create an amazing indoor/outdoor experience.

*Shared patio is not part of rental space, the building does not feature air conditioning and parking is on a first-come, first-served basis.

2020 Rates
Availability Capacity Rental Fee Outdoor Event Fee (Apr15-Oct15)
Monday - Thursday 40 Cook County Resident $30/hr Cook County Resident $63/hr *
Monday - Thursday 40 Non-resident $51/hr Non-resident $69/hr *
Friday - Sunday 40 Cook County Resident $56/hr Cook County Resident $63/hr *
Friday - Sunday 40 Non-resident $78/hr Non-resident $69/hr *

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

Swallow Cliff 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
Download 2021 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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