Highland Park Country Club

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A new year. A new venue. A classic re-imagined.

Highland Park Country Club, one of Chicago’s original and historic event venues, is being reimagined as the newest piece of the Catering by Michaels portfolio.

This landmark venue features both indoor and outdoor spaces and checks all the boxes for your wedding, mitzvah, meeting, and other events.

Closed for remodel January – May 2024. Hard hat tours by appointment.

Now booking all types of events for June 2024 and beyond.


Under a new partnership between the City of Highland Park and Catering by Michaels, the Highland Park Country Club has been converted to a private event venue.

As the exclusive caterer and event management partner for Highland Park Country Club, Catering by Michaels brings their 40 years of experience to offer more than just food on a plate.

Offering chef driven gourmet menus, a curated list of florists, photographers, and other vendors, with striking views of a 100 acre nature preserve we are bringing a new level of event experiences to the North Shore of Chicago.

Full Service Catering offered by operating owner, Catering by Michaels


    Tell us about your event!


    Traditional seated meals of up to 350 guests with a large dance floor or up to 400 guests with no dance floor

    Accommodating indoor events up to 600 guests cocktail reception style and larger groups in tented outdoor spaces


    • Full room setup and breakdown with tables, chairs, china, flatware, glassware, and dancefloor
    • Dedicated Event Coordinator to plan and manage your event
    • Staging with ample power for band or DJ
    • House Sound System
    • Up lighting
    • Security
    • Free WiFi
    • Large well lit parking lot
    • Ceremony rehearsal space
    • Wedding Suite
    • Award winning food and service from Catering by Michaels. Outside food & beverage not permitted.
    • Kosher, Indian, and ethnic catering available

    Optional Upgrades:

    • Upgraded chairs
    • Upgraded linens
    • Pipe & drape
    • Votive candles
    • Montage package with projector, screen, and A/V technician
    • Coat check
    • Valet parking
    • Custom lighting and A/V packages



    1201 Park Ave W, Highland Park, IL 60035
    Located right off of Route 41


    (847) 213-5015



    Event Hours

    Hosting events 24/7/365

    Office Hours

    Venue showings & meetings are by appointment only

    The Highland Park Country Club is a private event venue located in beautiful Highland Park, Illinois. Less than 45 minutes from Chicago, and easily accessible from many suburbs including Northbrook, Glencoe, Deerfield, Schaumburg, Naperville, Oak Park, Glenview, Buffalo Grove and many others this is guaranteed to be a great venue to host your next event. Our exclusive caterer and event management partner, Catering by Michaels will always take the time to listen and understand not just your event vision, but also your personal taste, interests and likes and dislikes, so we can curate the details that capture the unique flavor and style of your event. We offer a variety of affordable price points and menu styles for you to choose from including plated meals, buffets, family style service, chef stations, late night snacks, and many other culinary options. We are a custom caterer that prides ourselves on innovation and creativity and can offer many different cuisines including kosher, Indian, and other ethnicities. We are now booking dates in 2023 and 2024 for all types of events including romantic weddings, modern bar and bat mitzvahs, meetings, birthday parties, company picnics, tradeshows, receptions, innovative holiday parties, training sessions, and anything else you may need a private event space for.

    As a member of the Leading Caterers of America we offer elite talent and unbeatable service right where you need it. Perfectly executed events don’t design themselves. They require in sync teams of chefs, planners, creators and masterminds to make everything beautiful and flawless. These maestros have joined together and collectively are the Leading Caterers of America. The Leading Caterers of America is an elite, invitation-only member organization comprised of the most progressive, successful caterers throughout the United States and Canada. From game changing event strategy, to perfect dishes and the most memorable weddings, galas and corporate events you can imagine, the Leading Caterers of America are simply the best.