Brides Love Barrington’s White House for All Things Wedding

Barrington's White HousePrivate Events, Weddings

Barrington’s White House can be your dream home for your Ceremony and Wedding Reception, or for wedding-related events such as Bridal Showers, Rehearsal Dinners and Welcome Parties – simply said, “Brides love Barrington’s White House for all things wedding!”  The mansion offers an intimate, elegant and distinctive space that can be all yours!

Welcoming First Floor Porch and Parlor Rooms

Your guests will feel right at home from the instant they enter our gracious entry, with its vintage Waterford chandelier and wide, quarter-turn staircase. The connecting first floor parlor rooms offer a home-like, intimate space for a Bridal Shower or Welcome Party. The broad front porch is a comfortable space to gather together and sip cocktails.

“The historic mansion was the perfect backdrop to our memorable day…spacious and elegant, yet warm and cozy.” ~ Maureen B.

Elegant Third-Floor Ballroom

Enjoy time with family and friends while you dine and dance! The ballroom plays perfect host to your Ceremony and Wedding Reception, or Rehearsal Dinner. It offers a dramatic 16-foot arched ceiling, and a subtle yet sophisticated palette to complement your aesthetic. With just a few touches, you can make it totally your own.

“The White House has such a warm, inviting vibe that we simply could not wait to show it off to all our friends & family—and boy did our guests love it too!” ~Lauren W

Spacious and Private Bride’s Room

Enjoy a tranquil haven for getting ready with your wedding party! The suite’s mirrored make-up counter and hair station has room for three, private luxuriously designed bathrooms and a sofa and chairs for relaxing.

“It was so fun spending time with my bridesmaids there before the ceremony began.” ~ Lindsay B.

Simply Stunning Photos

Beautifully restored, the mansion’s historic architectural detailing is a striking backdrop for photos. Pose on the porch with its grand Corinthian columns. Or choose the graceful oak staircase landings with artisan-designed beveled glass windows.

“What a unique and stunning venue! Impeccably restored, highlighting the beautiful architectural details. A magical, memorable and stress-free day!” ~ Sue P.

Kerri Carlquist Photography

Kerri Carlquist Photography


Modern Caterers’ Kitchen

Designed by a chef and catering team, our kitchen offers all the conveniences caterers need to perfectly prepare your delicious fare.

Wild Asparagus Caterer at Barrington's White House

Accommodating Staff is There to Help

We want your day to be as perfect as it can be. That’s why Jennifer, our Hospitality Manager, takes a consultative approach. She can provide a list of outstanding caterers with delicious and imaginative offerings to match your needs and budget. And she’ll be there every step of the way to help take the stress out of your planning.

“Jennifer clearly loves her job and takes it seriously. She is kind, helpful, timely, professional, but incredibly friendly and caring. It was like working with favorite family.” ~Louise W.

Make our house, your house! And make new memories that will last a lifetime. Schedule your private tour and consultation. Contact Jennifer Salvatore, Barrington’s White House Hospitality Manager, at or call 224.512.4115. See photographs from recent weddings at Barrington’s White House in our wedding gallery here.

Barrington’s White House is a unique, historic venue located in the heart of downtown Barrington at 145 West Main Street. This meticulously restored 1898 mansion hosts cultural and community events, and is also available for rental for weddings, rehearsal dinners and welcome parties, corporate meetings, non-profit fundraisers, birthdays, anniversaries and other family celebrations. Visit the web site or call 224-512-4115 for your private tour.