On-Site, Off-Site, or Out of Sight

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We’ll watch the kids, wherever you decide you want them

So you are having a Chicago wedding and looking at babysitting options! Having a child-free wedding and want to provide solutions for out of town guests? Inviting kids to the wedding but want to keep them occupied during the party? Not sure what to do with the kids and looking at your options? No problem! We’ve got you covered. 

Please complete this form and let us know some specifics so we can help you come up with the best solution for your big day. For policies and FAQs see the How it Works page.

LOOKING FOR An event sitter? CLICK HERE FOR event-specific INFO!

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Wedding P1

They Book & They Pay

This is for you IF: you are having a child-free and want to provide your guests with a safe, stress-free childcare option. Even those that aren’t wild about the idea.

We will provide you a blurb for your wedding website or invitation of what we do, and how to move forward with the booking. Once you get them in touch with us, we’ll take it from there. 

Pricing

Family pays placement fee and sitter hourly.

  • $50/sitter to CSSitters
  • $16- 20/hour paid to sitterrates will vary based on child ages, etc.

Details

  • Each family will be required to complete a registration/profile with CSSitters.
  • Each family will get a phone call with a member of the CSSitters staff to make sure they are feeling comfortable with the idea of hiring a sitter (even your cousin that says there is NO WAY she can do this). 

Click here to get started if you KNOW this is the package for you

Wedding P2

They Book & You Pay

This is for you IF: you are having a child-free and want to provide your guests with a safe, stress-free childcare option like in P1, but here, you want to pay for some (or all).

We will still provide you a blurb for your wedding website or invitation of what we do, and how to move forward with the booking. Once they get in touch, we’ll get them set up and then invoice you two weeks prior.

Pricing

Family pays placement fee and sitter hourly.

  • $50/sitter to CSSitters
  • $16- 20/hour paid to sitter
    rates will vary based on child ages, etc.

Details

  • Each family will be required to complete a registration/profile with CSSitters.
  • Payment to CSSitters will be due 7 days before wedding.
  • Each family will get a phone call with a member of the CSSitters staff to make sure they are feeling comfortable with the idea of hiring a sitter (yep, even your new-mom bridesmaid can be convinced).

Click here to get started if you KNOW this is the package for you.

 

Wedding P3

Group sitting, OFF-site

This is for you IF: you want to provide group childcare for your wedding, but want the parents to drop children off in another spot, you do not want children at the wedding.

You arrange the space/room away from the reception or party and we will supply the sitters! We will provide you a link to share to have the kids pre-register and will handle all check-ins and outs. It will be like they aren’t even there (because they won’t be).

Pricing

  • Base Fee – $350
  • Each Sitter – $50
  • Each Sitter Hour – $20 (if paid through CSSitters, extra $10 fee/sitter)

Details

  • Number of sitters needed will be determined by the agency and will depend on the number and ages of children attending.
  • Preliminary child-count due four weeks before wedding day.
  • Final child-count due two weeks before wedding day.
  • Includes our CSS activity box  — coloring books, games, toys, activities (for kids 3+).
  • Event can request additional toys be purchased at a rate TBD per request.
  • Base Rate is the deposit and is due at contract signing.
  • Sitter Fees and Sitter Hours (if applicable) due 3 days before wedding.
  • For parties with 20+ kids, additional fees apply.
  • Prices subject to seasonal change. 

Click here to get started if you KNOW this is the package for you.

Wedding P4

Group sitting, ON-site

This is for you IF: you want to provide childcare at your wedding, and you want the children involved and/or able to come in and out of the reception, freely.

You provide a designated child-friendly space in/around your reception space and we will supply the sitters! We will provide you with a child-registration link to share with your guests so we know who’s coming. We’ll make sure these kids are ready for the dance floor.

Pricing

  • Base Fee – $625
  • Each Sitter – $75
  • Each Sitter Hour – $25 (if paid through CSSitters, extra $10 fee/sitter)

Details

  • Number of sitters needed will be determined by the agency and will depend on the number and ages of children attending.
  • Preliminary child-count due four weeks before wedding day.
  • Final child-count due two weeks before wedding day.
  • Includes our CSS activity box  — coloring books, games, toys, activities (for kids 3+).
  • Event can request additional toys be purchased at a rate TBD per request.
  • Base Rate is the deposit and is due at contract signing.
  • Sitter Fees and Sitter Hours (if applicable) due 3 days before wedding.
  • For parties with 20+ kids, additional fees apply.
  • Prices subject to seasonal change.

Click here to get started if you KNOW this is the package for you.

 

How it works to book a Wedding Sitter:

  1. Describe your wedding childcare needs for us on THIS FORM.  We will get in touch to schedule a follow up call!
  2. We select sitters based on your specific needs.
  3. You confirm our selections work for you, we send a contract, and deposit is paid.
  4. You relax because your wedding childcare is being handled!

     

    For policies and FAQs see the How it Works page.