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 at 618-713-8516 or to secure your date.


A day like no other…

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

Planning a Wedding…

Weddings at Bald Knob Cross
Packages starting at $150

With stunning views for miles, Bald Knob Cross is the perfect backdrop for your wedding and offers a variety of services customized to your specific needs. Some of the services offered include, but are not limited to, use of grounds for ceremony and/or rehearsal, florals, event coordination, linens, etc and can be provided for events hosted on-site as well as follow up events such as a rehearsal or reception at a secondary venue.

For more information and a customized quote
contact our office at 618-713-8516.

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