Group Events

Whether attending a special event or just making the journey up without a special occasion, you are in for a treat. Bald Knob Mountain is the second highest point in Southern Illinois and offers wonderful views, particularly in the fall. Set within the foothills of Union County in Southern Illinois, Bald Knob Cross of Peace is surrounded by the beautiful vistas of the Shawnee National Forest. High above the trees, Bald Knob Cross of Peace is a stunning and picturesque backdrop for your special day.

Small, informal gatherings that do not require reserved space or set up are free to utilize the grounds at will with no previous approval during regular hours.  However, ALL weddings need to go through the reservations process.

Group Meetings, Family Events, etc…

Schedule your meeting, business event or other function at Bald Knob Cross. Use the event space near the kitchen. It seats 40 people comfortably and is perfect for a potluck or catered meal events. No charge, donations only. Contact Bald Knob Cross of Peace Director, Teresa Gilbert at 618-713-8516 or to secure your date.

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A day like no other…

Celebrate your special day in one of the most beautiful points in Southern Illinois.

Planning a Wedding…

Wedding packages are currently in revision.

Email Teresa at or call 618-713-8516 for information.