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Weddings & Private Events

Offering an ideal combination of elegant event venues, dramatic outdoor spaces, exceptional views, and the area’s finest culinary and events team.

Unmatched Spaces

Nestled among one of the longest riverfronts in McHenry County, our event center offers a perfect backdrop for an outdoor wedding or dramatic open-air reception, along with beautiful indoor banquet spaces suitable for any private event.

#2The Banquet Room & Riverfront

The Banquet Room is styled is an open, bright space surrounded by windows offering Fox River views. Decorated in clean, neutral tones and textures, the space will allow you the flexibility to design your event with any color palate or style in mind, whether it be rustic or contemporary. Step beyond French doors and a paver walkway will take you to our private riverfront space, including a dramatic pergola; an ideal setting for an outdoor wedding ceremony or private outdoor event.



200 Seated
Tables and Chairs Included
Stone Fireplace
Private Bar
Private Patio with Gas Firepit
Adirondack Chairs

The Clubroom

Our second space, The Club Room, is ideal for smaller events such as corporate parties, baby and bridal showers. Sliding outer doors give you as much or as little privacy as your needs call for. Along with our trademark river views, The Grill Room also has a mounted flat screen TV that can be used for slideshows and presentations.



50 Seated
Tables & Chairs Included
TV Monitors

The McHenry Room

Private and intimate, the McHenry Room is ideal for board meetings, seminars, or work retreats. This windowless room is perfectly suited for multimedia presentations, while also offering immediate access to the main dining room at The Metalwood Grille.



40 Seated
Tables & Chairs Included

Events Team

Each private function is managed under the expert care of our Director of Events, your onsite partner from planning through final goodbyes.

Our event catering and service team is led exclusively by Food For Thought Chicago. With more than 35 years of experience serving the Chicago area’s most recognized venues and cultural institutions, the Food For Thought culinary team is renowned for offering some of the area’s finest cuisine, with an unparalleled reputation for service.

From set up to breakdown handled, your only job is to live in your moment!

We look forward to planning with you in the near future!