A Special Place to Celebrate That Special Person

Barrington’s White House is available for short-notice bookings for bereavement and memorial gatherings. We offer a warm, intimate and private setting where you can honor and celebrate your loved one, connect, and come together with family and friends. Whether you choose a luncheon or reception on our first floor or a seated memorial presentation and meal in our elegant ballroom, we will work closely with you to personalize your event with music, photos, and more while making the planning process smooth and easy during what can be a difficult time.

We Have All the Amenities
to Meet Your Needs:

  • Flexible space rental options (whole house or single floor)
  • Fully equipped caterer’s kitchen and catering/beverage/bar packages
  • A variety of seating and table setups
  • Spacious and elegant room where family members can retreat in privacy
  • Upgraded gold chiavari chairs included
  • Integrated AV technology (WiFi included) and monitors for viewings of photos and video remembrances
  • Use of grand piano if desired
  • Expansive front porch for gatherings with built-in heaters and sound system
  • Dedicated and experienced on-site staff and service to meet your guests’ every need
  • Ample parking available; valet service available upon request for an additional fee

We Can Accommodate What’s Best for Your Family & Friends By Hosting:

  • Welcome Receptions
  • Memorial Dedications
  • Celebration of Life Ceremonies
  • Luncheons
  • Brunches
  • Buffets
  • Seated Dinners
  • Food and Beverage Options Available on First Floor and/or Ballroom

We Are Here for You During a Difficult Time

CELEBRATION OF LIFE

When you have experienced the loss of a loved one, let us help you honor their memory. Whether it’s a formal memorial service ceremony or a mingling of guests sharing memories, we can create a personalized gathering that reflects your family’s spirit. Celebrate the ways in which your loved one impacted your life. Share memories by asking people to bring photos and mementos. Create a playlist of your loved one’s favorite music.

OPEN HOUSE

For intimate or larger gatherings, welcome family and friends for an open house, where you can spend time remembering your loved one. We work closely with you to personalize the spaces to warmly welcome your guests. This is your time to reminisce – display family photos throughout the house for people to enjoy and talk about their memories. Compile a slide show or create a video to run on monitors throughout the house. Showcase a memorabilia table and more.

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Thoughts From Our Guests

A Lovely Memorial

“A Lovely Memorial”

"Many thanks to you and your staff and vendors for helping pull together such a lovely memorial on such short notice. We appreciated all that you did to make this as smooth as possible while guiding us through the decision-making process." — Tom
Easing The Planning Burden

“Easing The Planning Burden”

"Thank you for easing the planning burden on my stepmother during this extremely difficult time. The event was so lovely. You and your team were exceptionally helpful – easy to work with and understanding." — Kristen
A Special Day

“A Special Day”

"You and your staff were wonderful to work with. Thank you for making this a special day for my family." — Ken

Retail Pricing Options

(First Floor or Grand Ballroom)

Days and Time2020-2021 Pricing
(Per Hour)
Mon-Thurs (9am – 4pm)$137
Mon – Thurs (4pm – Midnight)$164
Friday (9am – 2pm)$164
Friday (2pm – Midnight)$191
Saturday (9am – 2pm)$191
Saturday (2pm – Midnight)$219
Sunday$137
Holidays*$219
Set-up/Clean-up Time @ Reduced Rate$80

*Holidays: Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day.
Rental based on staff availability. The house is not available for rent on July 4th. These rates are subject to change


Whole House Options

Days and TimeJan. 1 – Apr. 30
(Non-Peak)
May 1 – Dec. 31
(Peak)
Mon-Thurs (9am – 4pm)$219$273
Mon – Thurs (4pm – Midnight)$246$300
Friday (9am – 2pm)$246$300
Friday (2pm – Midnight)$273$328
Saturday$328$382
Sunday$219$273
Holidays*$382$382
Set-up/Clean-up Time @ Reduced Rate$80$80

*Holidays: Memorial Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas Eve, Christmas Day, New Year’s Eve, New Year’s Day.
Rental based on staff availability. The house is not available for rent on July 4th. These rates are subject to change


Equipment Rental and Miscellaneous Fees

Equipment & FeesCost
(Per Event)
Projector and Screen$150
(3) 55″ Monitors$50 Each
Wireless/Handheld MicsNo Charge
EaselsNo Charge
Podium and MicrophoneNo Charge
Dance Floor$150
Piano Use$100

 

Available Equipment

Included in Rental Fee

(175) Gold Chiavari Chairs
(15) 60″ Round Tables
(6) 48″ Round Tables
(12) 6′ x 30″ Rectangular Tables

(4) 6′ x 18″ Conference Tables
(8) Lowboys
(8) Highboys
(4) 36″ x 36″ Card Tables
(2) 8′ Rectangular Tables

(2) Gold Loveseats
(1) Silver Loveseat
(1) Beige Loveseat
(4) Brown Leather Club Chairs

Liquor Packages & On-Consumption Pricing

Platinum Liquor – $10.00 Per Drink
Includes Tito’s Vodka, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Johnny Walker Black Blended Scotch, Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Crown Royal Whiskey, Corzo Silver Tequila, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Mixers, Bottled Water, Soft Drinks, Garnishes. Choice of two red and two white wines from the platinum house wine list, and three beer selections. Standard mixers/garnishes apply. Sparkling wine also available.

Gold Liquor – $8.00 Per Drink
Includes Smirnoff Vodka, Bacardi Rum, Bombay Gin, Dewars Scotch Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Bourbon Whiskey, El Jimador Silver Tequila, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Mixers, Bottled Water, Soft Drinks, Garnishes. Choice of two red and two white wines from the gold house wine list, and three beer selections. Standard mixers/garnishes apply. Sparkling wine also available.

Platinum House Wines: $8.00 per drink
Gold House Wines: $6.00 per drink
Beer Selections: $5.00 per bottle

Sparkling Wines: Wycliff, $14.00/bottle; Korbel Brut, $26.00/bottle; LaMarca Prosecco, $28.00/bottle
Soft Drinks: Coke, Diet Coke, Sprite, Ginger Ale, Water; $1.00/cans or bottles

See your White House Hospitality Manager about specialty cocktails, reserve wine list, craft spirits, cordials and additional craft beer selections. Prices are subject to county sales tax and liquor tax (9%) – prices and products subject to change. Additional wine, beer and spirits available for additional charge (30-day notice required). One bartender per 50 people recommended.

Special Liquor Options for Smaller Groups
For smaller bridal or baby showers, family events, etc., we offer customized Mimosa and Bloody Mary Bars with special enhancements to upgrade your experience. Additionally, for smaller groups we also offer per-bottle pricing for wine or liquor.

For wine enthusiasts and connoisseurs, we are happy to discuss your wine preferences and tastes. We then work closely with our exclusive wine partner, Heritage Wine Cellars, to source your favorite wines upon request. Additional costs may apply.

Please consult with your Hospitality Manager about these options.

2-hour standard bar – $17.00/person
3-hour standard bar – $22.00/person
4-hour standard bar – $27.00/person
5-hour standard bar – $32.00/person

Includes Smirnoff Vodka, Bacardi Rum, Bombay Gin, Dewars Scotch Whiskey, Jack Daniel’s Bourbon Whiskey, El Jimador Silver Tequila, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Mixers, Bottled Water, Soft Drinks, Garnishes. Choice of two red and two white wines from the gold house wine list, and three beer selections. Standard mixers/garnishes apply. Sparkling wine also available.

See your White House Hospitality Manager about specialty cocktails, reserve wine list, craft spirits, cordials and additional craft beer selections. Prices are subject to county sales tax and liquor tax (9%) – prices and products subject to change. Additional wine, beer and spirits available for additional charge (30-day notice required). One bartender per 50 people recommended.

2-hour standard bar – $21.00/person
3-hour standard bar – $27.00/person
4-hour standard bar – $33.00/person
5-hour standard bar – $39.00/person

Includes Tito’s Vodka, Captain Morgan Spiced Rum, Bombay Sapphire Gin, Johnny Walker Black Blended Scotch, Woodford Reserve Bourbon, Crown Royal Whiskey, Corzo Silver Tequila, Bailey’s Irish Cream, Mixers, Bottled Water, Soft Drinks, Garnishes. Choice of two red and two white wines from the platinum house wine list, and three beer selections. Standard mixers/garnishes apply. Sparkling wine also available.

See your White House Hospitality Manager about specialty cocktails, reserve wine list, craft spirits, cordials and additional craft beer selections. Prices are subject to county sales tax and liquor tax (9%) – prices and products subject to change. Additional wine, beer and spirits available for additional charge (30-day notice required). One bartender per 50 people recommended.

Alcohol Consumption Policy

  • Barrington’s White House is the only authorized licensee to sell and serve alcoholic beverages
  • Barrington’s White House reserves the right to request identification of all guests requesting alcoholic beverages
  • Barrington’s White House reserves the right to suspend service to any guest; doubles and shots will not be served
  • All persons consuming alcoholic beverages must be 21 years of age or older
  • Bars will close 30 minutes prior to the official ending of your event
  • No outside alcoholic beverages are allowed on Barrington’s White House property per Village liquor license

Catering Options For Every Style & Budget

Serve your loved one’s favorite foods. Our caterers will work with you on short notice to create delicious dining options designed specifically for the style that meets your family’s tastes.

Our Vendor Partners

Brunch Cafe
brunchcafe.com | 847.516.0409 | Contact: Peter
Catered By Design
cateredbydesign.com | 847.965.4094 | Contact: Rachel
Heybeck’s Catering
heybecks.com | 847.358.3820 | Contact: Brooke
On Occasion Catering
onoccasioncatering.com | 847.963.6700 | Contact: Kathy
Panera Bread
panerabread.com | 224.662.2100 | Contact: Mary
True Cuisine
truecuisine.com | 312.724.6000 | Contact: Sarah
Wild Asparagus Catering
wildasparaguscatering.com | 847.382.3400 | Contact: Kelly
Catered By Design
cateredbydesign.com | 847.965.4094 | Contact: Rachel
Food For Thought
foodforthoughtchicago.com | 847.834.1075 | Contact: Kay
Heybeck’s Catering
heybecks.com | 847.358.3820 | Contact: Brooke
On Occasion Catering
onoccasioncatering.com | 847.963.6700 | Contact: Kathy
True Cuisine
truecuisine.com | 312.724.6000 | Contact: Sarah
Wild Asparagus Catering
wildasparaguscatering.com | 847.382.3400 | Contact: Kelly
Ambrosia Euro-American Patisserie
discoverambrosia.com
Anderson’s Candy Shop
andersonscandyshop.com
Cacao Sweets & Treats
cacaosweetsandtreats.com
In Good Taste
ingoodtastechocolate.com | 847-224-5616 | Contact: Carol Younis
Jennie and Vera’s
jennieandverascookies.com
Nothing Bundt Cakes
nothingbundtcakes.com
Rosie’s Gluten Free Sweets
rosiesgfsweets.com
AMP Event Professionals
ampeventprofessionals.com
Elevated Entertainment
elevateyourentertainment.com
Hot Tracks DJs
hottracksdjs.com
Non-Stop Entertainment
non-stopentertainment.com
Elements Preserved
elementspreserved.com
M&M Special Events Company
mmspecialevents.com
Royal Table Settings
RoyalTableSettings.com
RSVP Rental Services
rsvp-rental.com
Hampton Inn & Suites by Hilton Chicago-Deer Park
hampton.com
Hilton Garden Inn – Hoffman Estates
hoffmanestates.hgi.com
Holiday Inn Express & Suites Lake Zurich-Barrington
hiexpress.com/lakezurichil
Billet-Doux Couture Stationery & Invitations
couturestationery.com
Letterpress by Lydia
letterpressbylydia.com
Kathie Nicolet (Piano)
knicoletpiano.com
Martin Lopez (Violinist)
themartinlopezacademy.com/ | 847-529-7902
Jolie Images
jolieimages.com
Kerri Carlquist Photography
kerricarlquistphotography.com
Lisa Kathan Photography
Lisakathan.com
Tamara Jaros Photography
tjarosphotography.com
Signature Limousine Services
chicagosignaturelimo.com

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