Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center

6161 West Grand Avenue, Gurnee, IL 60031 Map · Phone number
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About Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center

The Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center is a full-service hotel wedding venue located in Gurnee, Illinois. There is 10,000 square feet of flexible banquet space where you can host your wedding ceremony, reception, rehearsal dinner, engagement party, elopement, or bridal shower. A separate wing of the hotel is dedicated to the banquet space allowing you and your loved ones some privacy during your event, away from the other hotel guests. From the beginning of your planning process, you will have a dedicated wedding specialist to help along the way.

Facility and Capacity
Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center can accommodate up to 800 people in the banquet space. The wedding will be held in its own wing of the hotel, allowing you some privacy from the rest of the hotel for your special day. The banquet space can be transformed to fit your wedding theme and vision. You have a separate entrance than other hotel guests, plenty of space to get ready before the ceremony, and ample parking on-site. The hotel is also wheelchair accessible.

Services Offered
The Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center offers several different wedding packages with different prices to accommodate all budgets. The wedding specialist has years of experience and will help execute your wedding vision. There are catering and beverage services offered on-site, and they also offer referrals with local DJs, florists, photographers, rental companies, and wedding planners. This venue can serve as your one-stop shop for all wedding-related needs. The Executive Chef is hands-on and can work with you to create your wedding day menu and provide tastings of the dishes beforehand. You can select to host a buffet, plated dinner, stations, or cocktail reception with hors d’oeuvres. Bartenders are available to serve a variety of beverage options, from beer, wine, and liquor to speciality and signature drinks to complement your wedding style. You can choose to host an open bar or cash bar. On the day of your wedding, staff can set up the banquet space as you wish and take it down once the wedding is over. The hotel does offer the following items you can use for the big day:

  • Barware
  • Chairs
  • Chair covers
  • China
  • Drapery
  • Dance floor
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/sound
  • Linens
  • Tables
  • Wooden Arch

Location
The hotel is located between Chicago and Milwaukee and convenient to both O’Hare International Airport and Milwaukee Mitchell International Airport for out-of-town guests. You can access the hotel along Interstate 94, as it connects the Lake County corporate corridor and southeast Wisconsin.

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6 Reviews for Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center

Recommended by 95% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.7
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.7
  • Average response time 4.7

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    Patricia · Married on 08/02/2014

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    • Value:
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      5.0
    • Professionalism:
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    My husband and I recently had our daughters wedding reception here at the Holiday Inn. Our rating says it all. We were extremely happy with everything that happened last Saturday. From the initial plans and working with Ingrid to the end of the night - it was as close to a perfect day as possible. Ingrid made everything run smooth and was even there to make sure our daughter's day ran perfectly. The food was delicious. We had the filet, chicken and vegetarian dishes and received no complaints only lots of compliments. All the staff were friendly but professional. All were willing to contribute in their way to make this event one to be remembered.

    Sent on 08/06/2014
  • User2609473 · 2+ years ago

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      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    We held both my Hindu wedding ceremony and wedding reception at the Holiday Inn. The staff did an amazing job making sure everything was perfect for our big day. I spent a lot of time planning with Jeanette and she did a wonderful job overseeing the execution of everything. Chef Chris and Chef Parvin worked very hard on the Indian food and we received lots of compliments on the food and presentation. The staff, service, and presentation was that of a high end hotel. I highly recommend this venue!

    Sent on 10/02/2013

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Holiday Inn Gurnee Convention Center FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?
    No
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?
    $ 4000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?
    $ 2000.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    Yes
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Bridal Suite
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Event Planning
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Lighting/Sound
    Linens
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?
    Cake Cutting
    Server(s)
    Wedding Cake
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service?
    $ 12.00
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Wine
    Open Bar
    Signature Drink
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    7
  • Describe your venue:
    Ballroom
    Banquet Hall
    Hotel
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
    Elopements
    Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer?
    Accommodations
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    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
    Drapery
    Lighting
    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?
    May
    June
    July
    August
    September
    October
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    April
    November
    December

Professional Network & Endorsements

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  • Fun Times DJ
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    Fun Times DJ was chosen to be the emcee for their Grand Opening 6/22/2012. We look forward to doing a lot of weddings with them. It is so beautiful there!

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