Host your wedding day in comfort, style and elegance. Illinois Wesleyan University is an ideal location for your big day. Tie the knot in Evelyn Chapel where your guests will be greeted with exposed brick and a beautiful arched entrance. You may also host your ceremony in the outdoor Quad, where your guests will be seated in perfectly lined white chairs. Afterwards, take advantage of the property grounds for your first photos as a married couple. Lush greenery and large trees create the perfect backdrop for your precious memories as a newlywed couple. Next, it’s time for your reception. The Young Main Lounge is a beautiful space with hardwood floors, elegant lighting, traditional decor and large windows. The room boasts joyful walls and may be decorated according to your style and taste. Gather your family and friends at Illinois Wesleyan University for the wedding you’ve always dreamed of.
Indoor/Outdoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception
Max Indoor Ceremony: 215 guests
Max Outdoor Ceremony: 300 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 300 guests
Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by midnight.
The rental fee ranges from $600 to $1,300 for a reception and includes 12 hours of event time including set up and clean up time. The fee for a ceremony ranges from $500 to $950.
The average wedding cost at Illinois Wesleyan University is estimated at between $5,676 and $13,141 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.
|Bride's dressing area|
|Groom's dressing area|
|Podium and/or stage|
|Tables and chairs provided|
|Linens, silverware, glassware provided|
|Venue set up and clean up|
|Day of onsite manager|
|Full kitchen facilities|
|All food and beverage handled by venue|
|Beer and wine only|
|Venue must approve all decorations|
|General liability insurance required|
|No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.|
|Exclusive caterer for venue|
|Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors|
|Smoking outside only|
|Alcohol must be served by licensed bartender/caterer|
|Music must end by midnight|