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East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's

East Peoria, IL View map
Rating 4.5 out of 5
46 reviews
Up to 250 guests

About

Up to 250 guests

If you’re in search of a perfectly romantic, classic and timeless venue for your wedding ceremony and reception, look no further! Sitting in the middle of the East Port Marina, East Port Banquet Center overlooks the Illinois River and breathtaking Peoria skyline; a sight that is unparalleled in the Peoria area. With outdoor deck ceremony space, gorgeous wooden floors and floor to ceiling windows, this venue has it all! An evening to remember surely deserves a venue that is unforgettable, and East Port promises to be just that!

And how could we forget about the photo opportunities? The sky is the limit. Literally! Watch as the sun begins to set and gives way to the city lights reflecting off the water. These views will provide the most gorgeous backgrounds for artistic and romantic photographs that you will certainly cherish forever.

With in-house catering by Barrack’s Hospitality Group, we’ve got all the things you need under one roof! Barrack’s has been catering the most elegant weddings for more than 40 years. We strive to make each event as seamless, memorable and, of course, as delicious as possible.

We, at Barrack’s Hospitality Group and East Port Banquet Center, are so thrilled to work with each and every one of our brides and grooms. We make special connections with each couple and take personal pride in each wedding we cater. A team as dedicated as ours is sure to make this process as smooth and picture perfect as you could imagine! Contact our wedding consultants today and let us help you plan the wedding of your dreams. We can’t wait to hear from you!

*We would like to give credit and a special thank you to Matthew Steed Wilson Photography for capturing some beautiful images of East Port. Many of the gorgeous photos in our albums were captured by Matt and his team. Check out their listing on WeddingWire!*

The Skender Wedding Video on our page is all thanks to Pat Clark Productions! Their website link is below.

http://www.patclarkproductions.com/#!weddings/c1iwk

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$750

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

250

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

1

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Marina
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Family Style
Hors d'oeuvres
Plated
Server(s)

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Audio Equipment
Centerpieces
Chairs
Chair Covers
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Chocolate Fountain
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Shuttle
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
August
September
October

46 Reviews

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Recommended by 90% of couples
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    Katrina Married on 10/22/2021
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    East Port banquet

    So glad I picked this venue! It was beautiful and barracks hospitality went above and beyond for everything!

    East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's's reply:

    Thank you for taking the time to leave this review, it was a pleasure serving you. Wish you the best in your married life!
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    Brooke Married on 04/24/2021
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    Wonderful!

    They were very helpful, went through different floor plans, discussed catering. Loved the scenery!
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    Norine Married on 08/29/2020
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    Fahie- George Wedding

    Carolyn and Jim was awesome! They embraced my cultural requests and ensured everything was what we wanted.

Awards

  • 46
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2010 Winner

Professional Network & Endorsements

8 Endorsements
Blue Orchid Event Planning Blue Orchid Event Planning Wedding Planners

Barrack's is such a great catering company. Their venue at Eastport is beautiful. The food is delicious and is always presented well. Barrack's is easy to talk to and very professional. They are one of my top caterers.

Extreme Sounds Entertainment & Lighting Extreme Sounds Entertainment & Lighting Wedding DJs

We absolutely love working with the entire staff at the East Port Banquet Center Catered by Barrack's. The service, food and attention to details is as meticulous as mine and would highly recommend them.

WoW - Week of Wedding Coordination WoW - Week of Wedding Coordination Wedding Planners

The view at this venue is magnificent! We've done combo wedding/reception event here several times, and every time the staff is fantastic, as well as the food! Love it!

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Map

703 Mariners Way East Peoria, IL, 61611
3096923990
Location of (East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's)

East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's frequently asked questions

What are the most important characteristics of East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's for wedding events is known for:
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Hall
  • Marina
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's for wedding events?

East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's offer?

East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's offer for wedding events?

East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's have available for wedding events?

East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's is recommended by 93% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.5 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.7 in flexibility, 4.5 in quality of service, 4.5 in average response time, 4.5 in value and 4.4 in professionalism.

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