Best Outdoor wedding venues in Illinois

Our Curated List of the Top 10 Illinois Outdoor Wedding Venues

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    InterContinental Magnificent Mile

    Chicago, Illinois
    Located in the heart of Chicago’s Magnificent Mile and one block from the Chicago River, the InterContinental Hotel provides an elegant space for your big day. Originally built in 1929 as the Medinah Athletic Club, a luxury men's club for members of the Shrine organization. After a multi-million dollar renovation, the hotel has been restored to its former glory.
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    The Westin Chicago North Shore

    Wheeling, Illinois
    Located in Wheeling, Illinois, along the banks of the Des Plaines River and a short commute from downtown Chicago, The Westin Chicago North Shore sets a luxurious ballroom backdrop for the wedding of your dreams.
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    Pendry Chicago

    Chicago, Illinois
    Steeped in contemporary luxury against rich history, Pendry Chicago sits within the iconic 1929 Art Deco Carbide & Carbon Building in the city's Loop neighborhood. A nod to both yesterday and today, the hotel offers a variety of beautifully dynamic event spaces to inspire and dazzle for your big day.
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    South Shore Cultural Center - Chicago Park District

    Chicago, Illinois
    Nestled within a 65-acre park on Lake Michigan and offering breathtaking water views, the South Shore Cultural Garden offers an ideal location for both your ceremony and reception. Those who built this fabulous facility understood that entertaining is a fine art.
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    International Museum of Surgical Science

    Chicago, Illinois
    *WE NOW OFFER VIRTUAL WALKTHROUGHS OF THE VENUE!* The International Museum of Surgical Science is a distinctive venue available for special events. Events hosted at the Museum offer guests an elegant setting, interesting exhibits and breathtaking views of Lake Michigan and just minutes from Downtown Chicago.
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    Cheney Mansion

    Oak Park, Illinois
    If you desire a wedding venue that is elegant, distinctive and timeless, look no further than historic Cheney Mansion. Featuring a ballroom, formal dining rooms, sitting rooms, a library, and separate dressing rooms, the Mansion provides the perfect setting for your wedding and reception.
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    Parker Run Vineyards

    Windsor, Illinois
    Located in New Windsor, Illinois, Parker Run Vineyards complements the great outdoors and reflects the restored heritage of simpler times. Conveniently host your entire wedding celebration here from ceremony and cocktail hour, to your grand reception! Situated on beautiful grounds, the vineyards offers two venues—the historic red barn and the Brooder House.
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    St Stephens on the Hill

    Eldorado, Illinois
    Located on a 100-acre private estate just minutes from the beautiful Shawnee National Forest and Garden of the Gods in Southern Illinois, St. Stephens was designed and built with stunning Old World construction that never fails to impress.
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    Wild Onion Brewery & Banquets

    Lake Barrington, Illinois
    Nestled beside a private 11-acre lake, the Great Hall at Wild Onion Brewery & Banquets is a gorgeous venue that seamlessly blends modern elegance with natural beauty. This is the perfect venue for the couple that has been searching for a breathtaking venue that puts the beauty of mother nature front-and-center without having your entire wedding day at the will of the weather.
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    Anderson Mansion Museum

    Carlinville, Illinois
    The Anderson Mansion Museum is a historic property located in Carlinville, Illinois that showcases the enchanting architecture of the era in which it was built. Once the lavish home of John C. Anderson, the house's first floor was built in 1883, while its second floor was added in 1892.