Frequently Asked Questions
Many of our commonly asked questions are listed below. For more information, please feel free to call us at 815-726-6800.
When should I reserve the Patrick C. Haley Mansion?
The best suggestion is as soon as possible. Although, most bridal literature will recommend least twelve to eighteen months prior to your date.
How long are events at The Patrick Haley Mansion?
The typical event duration is five hours. If you are hosting your reception at The Patrick Haley Mansion and choose to have your ceremony here as well, the event duration is five hours.
Is there a service charge?
Yes, every venue will charge a service fee. Ours is eighteen percent.
Can The Patrick Haley Mansion host events besides weddings?
Absolutely! We are host to a wide array of events from corporate luncheons to anniversaries to vow renewals.
Can I customize a menu?
Yes, we proudly try to accommodate each individual’s preferences to the best of our ability. While offering a customizable menu, we prefer to not customize recipes. We also offer vegan, vegetarian, and gluten free options as well as a special children’s menu.
How long is the bar open for?
The typical event features a 5 hour bar, which remains open during your dinner service, and includes a butler pass throughout the evening.
How do I reserve The Patrick Haley Mansion?
To actually reserve the date, the mansion rental fee is taken as an initial deposit.