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Venues in Wadsworth, IL,
(847) 672-4497

About Us

Get married where Mother Nature does all the work for you in creating a beautiful wedding space. Enjoy a charming golf course setting with exceptional features like rustic stone and wood elements, a garden gazebo, a secluded feel, a rippling waterfall, spacious dance floors, and sparkling chandeliers. Couples choose this space for the choice of four ceremony sites and two reception spaces. Guests love the built-in dance floor, lush surroundings, and many photo opportunities.

Facilities and Capacity

Encore can accommodate up to 400 guests for an indoor reception. Enjoy your choice of two reception rooms both with dazzling chandeliers, expansive windows for lots of natural light, and neutral color schemes for easy decorating.

Venue Features At-A-Glance

• Capacity: 400 Guests
• Ceremony: Your Choice of Two Garden Ceremony Sites or Two Indoor Sites
• Reception: Your Choice of Two Classic Ballrooms
• Views: Mature Trees and Manicured Landscaping
• Building: Golf Course with Lush Greenery
• Dressing Suite: Available for Both Parties
• Photo Opportunities: Bountiful Indoor and Outdoor Options

Services Offered

Enjoy full-service event planning with four different package options for every price point: Build-your-own, Classic, Premier & Elite. The dedicated Encore team is happy to work with all couples to customize any package.

Services Include

Fun Stuff Like:

• All Event Planning, Including Timeline Creation
• Rehearsal Walk-Through
• First-Look Coordination
• Ceremony
• Reception
• Final Send-Off Arrangement
• In-House Bar
• In-House Catering
• Bliss Benefits – Exclusive Discounts from Local & National Suppliers for Must-Haves like Attire, Name-Changing, Honeymoon Ideas

And Logistics Like:

• Introduction to Pre-Vetted Vendors
• Vendor Coordination
• Event Set-Up & Clean Up
• Furniture Arrangement
• Guest Direction
• Liability Insurance
• Wi-Fi & Audio Visual

Encore Location

Encore is beautifully secluded yet easily reachable from Lake, Cook, and McHenry Counties. This picturesque venue finely balances each couple’s desire for a stunning experience that wows every guest along with the need for convenience (everything is wholly accessible and the ceremony sites are only a short distance from the reception room).

This unique venue attracts couples seeking a destination wedding as well as couples from Wadsworth, Waukegan, Kenosha, Pleasant Prairie, Fox Lake, McHenry, Arlington Heights, Evanston, Oak Creek, Burlington, Waukesha, and Milwaukee.

Previously known as 'Northshore by Wedgewood Weddings', Encore is operated by Enrichment Enterprises – a revered organization dedicated to exceptional hospitality and events in Illinois. This beautiful venue is open for every type of event. Enrichment Enterprises is known for customer excellence and delivering unparalleled events.


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  • So far working with Wedgewood of North Shore has been such a simple and easy process. I love that they offer build your own packages and the "all-inclusive" feeling.

    responded with the following comments.

    Hi Alexis! We truly appreciate your feedback and are so grateful to be part of your wedding planning experience. We can’t wait to continue working with you and make your wedding day special!

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 1,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 395.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?


    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 595.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 595.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 10.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?


    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?


    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Country/Golf Club, Garden, Hotel

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor, Scenic Views

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    Accommodations, All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Lighting / Sound, Outside Vendors, Pet Friendly, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Centerpieces, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Photo booth, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    June, July, August, September, October

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March, April, May, November, December

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