In Wheaton, IL just north of I-88 sits one of the suburbs most charming estates; the Danada House. Rich in history, this venue has lent itself to becoming one our most beloved wedding day settings for all seasons. Couples looking for a combination of rustic and elegance should look no further. We love the way this venue lends itself to each wedding; the whitewashed barns and stables and lush landscapes are so versatile, making each wedding we shoot uniquely beautiful. We were thrilled to learn a little more about this local venue from Jill Ludvigsen, Executive Director at Danada House.
Danada House Weddings
For the past three decades, couples have experienced the experienced the beauty of weddings at Danada House. A local gem, it has become one of Chicago’s top wedding reception retreats and received WeddingWire’s Annual Couple’s Choice Award, as well as regular features on Style Me Pretty. The countless couples who’ve wed at Danada House treasure the historic spot. So much so, it is recognized as one of the top wedding reception locations in Illinois on sites including WeddingWire, Brides.com, Martha Stewart Weddings.
The venue accommodates up to 250 guests in the Atrium or up to 90 guests on the main level of the House. Guests can comfortably enjoy the beauty of Chicago’s seasons during the wedding reception; indoor and outdoor options include an atrium that is available year-round. Encompassed by floor to ceiling windows the reception space transforms effortlessly into a night under the stars as the overhead lights twinkle.
Rest assured that when you work with Danda House you will be treated like family. The event team holds a very high standard for each wedding they are apart of, and only work with the best local vendors. The preferred vendor’s list at Danada House aids couples in creating a truly unforgettable dining experience. Jill Ludvigsen, Executive Director at Danada House recommends using caterers that regularly work with your venue.
“When planning a wedding, couples have specific ideas and dreams in mind. We pride ourselves on working with vendors who are able to execute their vision and exceed their expectations!”
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Timothy Whaley is a 3rd generation photojournalist. His father, along with his grandfather, a Chicago Journalism Hall of Fame inductee, passed down a love for telling stories through pictures.
Mr. Whaley has taken this passion and assembled a group of award-winning photographers who are dedicated to providing couples with excellence and care. Visit us at twaphoto.com to learn more.