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Below are just a few samples of testimonials from events this past season. Other reviews are also available on our Facebook page. We were extremely satisfied with the staff at Armour and the level of service. Everything looked beautiful and the food was amazing! The planning process of easy and Armour was very flexible with

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Planning Your Event

The essence and style of your event will be embodied in everything we do including catering, table settings, lighting, floral arrangements, room décor and entertainment. The Armour House is a historic, private venue so an appointment is necessary for a tour. To schedule an appointment with a member of our catering staff, please contact us

Indoor Spaces

The various indoor spaces offer year-round options for special events with the ability to seat up to 250 guests within the Great Hall and Garden Room, along with additional selections throughout the remainder of the facility. Great Hall Capacity: 180, 60-inch rounds The large marble mantel and glorious grand staircase are the focal points of

Outdoor Spaces

The Armour House is the perfect venue for your wedding, reception, corporate event, or another special occasion, large or small. With stunning indoor and outdoor spaces, the facility offers several options for a unique experience within a historic venue. The Armour House is located at Lake Forest Academy, a private boarding school for grades 9-12,


The essence and style of your event will be embodied in everything we do include food and beverages, table settings and room décor. We have a minimum guarantee requirement for a Friday of 125, negotiable based on the seasonal requests, with Saturday at 150 and Sunday at 100. Our maximum capacity is about 260 guests


At the Armour House, the food, quality, presentation, and taste is of utmost importance.We source sustainable and local whenever possible, utilizing the finest of ingredients in order to make your special event the best possible. Executive Chef, Felix Rivera, graduated with culinary arts certification in 1994 from Washburn Trade School, Chicago, IL. He has spent