We Found 14 Amazing Wedding Venues in Illinois

Here Are The Most Amazing Wedding Venues In Illinois

Wedding Venues In Illinois // If you are getting married and are looking for the best wedding venues in Illinois, then stay right here. We found the most breathtaking wedding venues in Illinois that will blow your mind! Choose between botanic gardens, firehouses, conservatories, industrial loft spaces, and many more. Illinois has a wedding venue for everyone and we selected the most amazing ones for you.
So, what are you waiting for? Scroll down, enjoy our preselected list of wedding venues in Illinois, and start planning!

 

Top Wedding Venues in Illinois


 

Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

A wedding couple is getting married at the Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool in Chicago, Illinois.

Image by Emma Mullins – www.emullinsphoto.com

 

The Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool is a unique National Historic Landmark in Chicago’s Lincoln Park. This wedding venue is perfect for you if you love natural beauty and privacy. You and your guests can enjoy a stunning pavilion, a magnificent waterfall, and native plants. The natural sanctuary is perfect for small weddings or elopements.

If you choose to get married there, make sure to get a permit in advance from the Lincoln Park Conservatory.


 

Bird Haven Greenhouse

A wedding couple is holding each other and staniding in the Bird Haven Greenhouse in Illinois.

Image by Emma Mullins – www.emullinsphoto.com

 

Bird Haven Greenhouse is located in Pilcher Park and is one of the most picturesque landmarks of Joliet. This beautiful venue offers indoor and outdoor gardens with waterfalls, fountains, and bridges. No matter which season you choose, you can enjoy a wide variety of flowers and plants in the greenhouse.

You can choose between different wedding packages and you can host weddings with up to 254 seated guests or up to 299 guests reception style there.


 

Café Brauer

A wedding couple is holding hands and standing in front of Café Brauer in Illinois.

Image by Emma Mullins – www.emullinsphoto.com

 

If you are looking for a dramatic and breathtaking backdrop for your wedding, Café Brauer might be the right choice for you. This timeless and historic Chicago landmark overlooks Nature Boardwalk and gives you a fantastic view of the surrounding park and the city skyline. Even though the Great Hall can accommodate events with up to 250 seated people, it can also be used for a dramatic elopement.


 

Chicago Botanic Garden

A wedding couple is holding each other and standing on a bridge in the Chicago Botanic Garden in Illinois.

Image by Ashtyn Brooke – www.ashtynbrookephoto.com

 

The Chicago Botanic Garden is one of the most beautiful botanic garden wedding venues in Illinois. The venue features enchanting gardens, peaceful lakes, and native woodlands. You can get married at indoor and outdoor sites that all provide wonderful natural backdrops for your wedding.

If you are looking for a botanical outdoor venue but want to be close to the city, this location might be just the right one for you.


 

Firehouse Chicago

A bride is sliding down a fireman´s pole at the firehouse in Chicago, Illinois.

Image by Pavel and Kristen – www.theadamkovi.com

 

The Firehouse Chicago is one of the most alarmingly charming wedding venues in Illinois. This unique setting is located in the Edgewater neighborhood in the northern part of Chicago and features high ceilings, historic touches, white glazed brick, and an intimate atmosphere. The vintage location also offers a delightful garden to create unique memories that will last a lifetime.


 

Gardens of Woodstock

A wedding couple is standing at the Gardens of Woodstock in Illinois.

Image by Brian Adams – www.badamsphotography.com

 

The Gardens at Woodstock is one of the most magical wedding venues in Illinois and will take your breath away. You can exchange vows in front of a serene waterfall or next to a babbling brook. The lush landscaping and the blooming flowers will delight you and your guests. The venue can host weddings with up to 180 guests and you are allowed to take pictures throughout the garden.


 

Garfield Park Conservatory

A wedding couple is kissing each other at the Garfield Park Conservatory in Illinois.

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The Garfield Park Conservatory is a stunning tropical paradise where you don´t even have to use sunscreen. The multi-room greenhouse provides a warm, lush, tropical setting for your wedding and makes you feel like you are on a mini-vacation.

This location is definitively one of the most luxurious wedding venues in Illinois, but with a tropical twist. You can invite your guests to a tropical wedding and you don´t have to take a plane to get there.


 

Heritage Prairie Farm

A wedding couple is standing in front of the Heritage Prairie Farm in Ohio.

Image by Leah Lewis – www.leahlewiscreative.com

 

The Heritage Prairie Farm is one of the most beautiful eco-chic outdoor wedding venues in Illinois. The Certified Organic Farm offers a Farm to Table Cuisine, exclusive use of the Farm and Outdoor Wedding Venue, a five-peak century tent and rustic barn. The all-inclusive outdoor venue provides a beautiful seasonal backdrop and gives you a stress-free wedding experience.

For more inspiration, make sure to check out this amazing garden wedding at a farm in Illinois.


 

Ivy Room

A wedding couple is standing at a balcony at the Ivy Room in Chicago, one of the wedding venues in Illinois.

Image by Pavel and Kristen – www.theadamkovi.com

 

If you love the city and are a nature person, then the Ivy Room Chicago is the perfect choice for you. This historic courtyard building is a full-service event space that is located in the center of Chicago´s River North neighborhood. The venues offer a variety of spaces and layout options and it is perfect for intimate, medium or big indoor and outdoor weddings.


 

Luthy Botanical Garden

A wedding couple is holding hands and standing I front of the Luthy Botanical Garden in Peoria, Illinois.

Image by Stacey Rohman – www.staceyrohmanphoto.com

 

The Luthy Botanical Garden spreads across 5 acres in Glen Oak Park in Peoria, Illinois. This spot offers 15 theme gardens with various flora from around the world and is also home to a tropical conservatory. The sprawling garden is one of the most beautiful garden wedding venues in Illinois and will leave you and your guests speechless.


 

Ovation

A wedding couple is getting married at the Ovation wedding venue in Chicago, Illinois.

Image by Pavel and Kristen – www.theadamkovi.com

 

Ovation is a stunning modern industrial loft space located in a serene stretch of Fulton in Chicago, Illinois. This place is one of the most versatile modern industrial wedding venues in Chicago and is known as an avant-garde space with classic design elements.


 

The Barn at Hornbaker Gardens

A brida and her father are walking across the lawn at the Barn at Hornbaker Gardens, Illinois.

Image by Stacey Rohman – www.staceyrohmanphoto.com

The Barn at Hornbaker Gardens is one of the most beautiful barn wedding venues in Illinois as it is surrounded by botanical gardens and arboretum. The stunning venue features manicured meadows, a rustic and elegant barn,  and a large covered patio. The cedar-sided barn is located in Princeton and offers a grand hall for up to 350 seated guests.

 

Wandering Tree Estate

A wedding couple is holding each other and standing under a arched trees at the Wandering Tree Estate in Illinois.

Image by Anna Ginda – www.gindaphotography.com

 

The Wandering Tree Estate is located in North Barrington, Illinois, and is an exceptional outdoor venue with multiple garden spaces. You and your guests can enjoy 10 acres of breathtaking gardens featuring reflecting lakes, waterfalls, blooming flowers, and rare plants and trees. The Instagram-ready venue is perfect for up to 50 guests and will leave you and your loved ones speechless.


 

Wildman BT

A wedding couple is standing in front of the Wildman BT, one of the wedding venues in Illinois.

Image by Emma Mullins – www.emullinsphoto.com

 

The historic Wildman Boiler & Tank building might be one of Chicago’s newest event spaces out of all the wedding venues in Illinois. If you love posh, lofty wedding venues with lots of century-old exposed brick walls, then the Wildman Bt is perfect for you. Exchange vows in a space with natural light streaming from double clerestory windows and enjoy the warmth of brick walls.

This venue offers micro event packages for up to 50 people and is easily accessible from downtown Chicago.

 

 


Take your time and choose one of the breathtaking wedding venues in Illinois!
These breathtaking wedding venues in Illinois will make your wedding day extra special.
Take some time and check out all the wedding venues in Illinois available online and in person.
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A wedding couple is standing on top of a mountain and holding hands in front of a sunset.

 


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Comments (1)

  1. Dawid Zieliński Fotograf Ślubny

    These places are amazing and photos is great! Love it!

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