Best Park/Garden wedding venues in Illinois

Our Curated List of the Top 10 Illinois Park/Garden Wedding Venues

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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.
  • 2

    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.
  • 3

    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.
  • 4

    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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    Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool

    Chicago, Illinois
    Make it a whimsical and romantic event to remember at Alfred Caldwell Lily Pool! Surrounded by the natural beauty and privacy of a unique National Historic Landmark in Chicago’s Lincoln Park, you’ll fall in love all over again with the Lily Pool’s architecturally significant pavilion, cascading waterfall, and native plantings.
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    The Adler Arts Center

    Libertyville, Illinois
    Find charm and romance from every corner at The Adler Arts Center! Beautiful and unique, it sets the perfect elegant backdrop for your intimate wedding. On the Register for Historic Places, the facility is now an architectural jewel that pulls elements from the Colonial Revival as well as French Renaissance Revival.
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    Cantigny Park

    Wheaton, Illinois
    At Cantigny, you have the flexibility to make the big day truly your own, like holding your ceremony in the classical setting at one of our four picturesque garden locations, hosting your reception inside Le Jardin at Cantigny Park (up to 230 guests), or at the lovely Red Oak Room at Cantigny Golf (up to 140 guests).
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    Lords Park Pavilion

    Elgin, Illinois
    This 108-acre regional park was first established in 1893 by the Lord family of Elgin, who purchased the farmland from Dr. Joseph Tefft and presented it to the City of Elgin to be used as a city park.
  • 9

    Millennium Carillon

    Naperville, Illinois
    Host a one-of-a-kind wedding at the Millennium Carillon. Located along the picturesque Naperville Riverwalk, this impressive bell tower will provide a stunning backdrop while you say “I do.
  • 10

    Midway Village Museum

    Rockford, Illinois
    Truly the most unique, rustic venue in Rockford and the surrounding area. Beautiful, wooded 150 acre campus that offers endless options for indoor and outdoor weddings. Two areas for receptions, including the Lakeview rooms at the main museum center with outdoor patio and seating for up to 200 guests.