Weekend Wind Down — Peony Style

We have set aside select nights so that you can Wind Down and enjoy an Allerton overnight! While lodging is available throughout the year based on availability, now you can plan ahead and book a room to get away for a weekend night – or two!

There is plenty going on for the May 19-21 Wind Down, including the following activities. These events are also open to non-overnight guests. Note that some events require separate registration. Click on the links for info.

Friday, May 19
— Cash Bar
— Fire Pit and Lawn Games
Taste of Mediterranean (5 p.m.) Register here.

Saturday, May 20
— Cash Bar
— Fire Pit and Lawn Games
— Moon Bean Coffee Truck (8-10 a.m.)
Third Saturday Garden Tour (10 a.m.) Register here.
Picnic With the Peonies (10 a.m.-6 p.m.). Register here.
Perfect Peony Painting Workshop (3-6 p.m.) Register here.
— Music by saxophone player Goio Lima (5-7 p.m.)
— Mama D’s Food Truck (5-8 p.m.)
— Cash Bar (5-10 p.m.)
Monticello Theatre Association Talk Radio (7:30 p.m.)

Sunday, May 21
Picnic with the Peonies (10 a.m.-3 p.m.) Register here.
Community Yoga (10 a.m.). Register here.
Foraging Hike with Michael Baker (1-3 p.m.). Register here.

Whenever you arrive, consider completing your visit with an overnight stay in the Mansion or one of the guesthouses. View rooms here and call 217-333-3287 to make a reservation.

When you book your room at a discounted Weekend Wind Down rate ($130/room), you also receive two free drink tokens per room.

Want to book a different Weekend Wind Down? Get info on other dates here.


May 19 - 21 2023


3:00 pm - 11:00 am

Local Time

  • Timezone: America/New_York
  • Date: May 19 - 21 2023
  • Time: 4:00 pm - 12:00 pm