Parkway Banquets

25212 W Lake Shore Dr, Ingleside, IL 60041 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About Parkway Banquets

With 500+ 5-STAR REVIEWS, Parkway Banquets is one truly extraordinary venue! Nestled on the shores of Long Lake, next to the beautiful Lake County Forest Preserve, this is one of the most beautiful settings you will ever find. Parkway's AH-MAZING all-inclusive wedding packages are inexpensive and straightforward, making planning stress-free.

What's most common comment from Parkway's guests? "This is the BEST wedding I've ever been to!" Find out why Parkway Banquets is one of Lake County's BEST KEPT SECRETS! Make sure to check out the ALL INCLUSIVE, INTIMATE WEDDING PACKAGE!

Respect is at the heart of Parkway Banquet’s business model, which is why there are no hidden fees. Knowing that not every wedding is the same, they'll work with you to customize any package to reflect what is most important to YOU. And get this: Parkway hosts romantic, canopied outdoor ceremonies - rain or shine! If needed, the wooded, lakefront ceremony area can be heated!

Parkway's lakefront venue can accommodate weddings for up to 200 guests. Their SECOND LOCATION, Parkway Banquets Salon, is only 2.8 miles away, and can host up to 400 guests!

The tree lined lakefront serves as the gorgeous backdrop for the reception area at Parkway Banquets. Incredible picture windows line one entire wall and look out onto the lake! This venue couldn't BE more warm and inviting. Sunsets on the lake provide a beautiful stage for wedding photos.

For the wedding day, food & beverages are both included, with many classic favorites on the menu. Almost every review Parkway receives mentions how good the food is! A wonderful sweet table and late-night snacks keep guests happy throughout the evening. Linens and dinnerware are all provided, as well as an amazing selection of award winning centerpieces! Setup and cleanup are all taken care of by an expert staff with 25+ years of experience. Looking for accommodations for out of town guests? No problem! There's great hotels close by, and transportation can be provided via hotel shuttle.

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3' tall centerpiece!
3' tall centerpiece!
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Parkway Banquets
Wedding Show!
Wedding Show!
Pretty head table
Pretty head table
One sweet ride
One sweet ride
Out on the pier
Out on the pier
Tah-dah!!!
Tah-dah!!!
We're doin' it
We're doin' it
My beautiful bride
My beautiful bride
Five minutes to showtime!
Five minutes to showtime!
All ready for the ceremony
All ready for the ceremony
I now pronounce you...
I now pronounce you...
Beautiful Parkway Banquets
Beautiful Parkway Banquets
Love on the lakefront
Love on the lakefront
Couple kiss
Couple kiss
Dunkin - such a good boy
Dunkin - such a good boy
Mr & Mrs
Mr & Mrs
Two families become one
Two families become one
Top hat & tails
Top hat & tails
Fall arrives
Fall arrives
Kisses on Long Lake
Kisses on Long Lake
Haystacks
Haystacks
Time to cut the cake!
Time to cut the cake!
Moonlight
Moonlight
Ceremony
Ceremony
With this ring, I thee wed
With this ring, I thee wed
Parkway's ceremony area
Parkway's ceremony area
A sparkler send-off
A sparkler send-off
Here we go
Here we go
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First look
First look
Pure romance
Pure romance
The Dip
The Dip
Just married!
Just married!
Happily ever after
Happily ever after
Daddy & his girl
Daddy & his girl
Love you forever
Love you forever
Yay us!!!
Yay us!!!
Love you sunset
Love you sunset
Ceremonies rain or shine!
Ceremonies rain or shine!
Love...and cake!!!
Love...and cake!!!
Mom & dad & me
Mom & dad & me
Dance with me
Dance with me
We did it!!!
We did it!!!
Pretty in pink & gold
Pretty in pink & gold
3' tall centerpiece!
3' tall centerpiece!
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Wedding Show!

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125 Reviews for Parkway Banquets

Recommended by 97% of couples


4.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.9
  • Professionalism 4.8
  • Flexibility 4.8
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.8

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    Joan A. · Getting married on 06/01/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Wonderful Experience

    Thank you to Jerry, Michelle, and their staff for a wonderful and memorable day. Arrangements were so easy and they took care of everything. The room was beautifully decorated, the food was awesome (so many choices), So many of our guests commented on what a wonderful time they had.

    Sent on 01/21/2020

    Parkway Banquets's reply:

    Hi Joan, Wow, THANK YOU SO MUCH!!! We are so appreciative that you took the time to share your experience at Parkway Banquets with WeddingWire! It was a great day, wasn't it? We wish you both love and laughter and all the happily ever afters life can hold.
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    Debbie M. · Married on 03/09/2021

    5.0
    • Quality of service:
      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Parkway Banquets

    Jerry the owner of Parkway and his staff did an excellent job of making my daughters wedding so memorable.The excellent knowledge and planning they did made the wedding stress free and beautiful.The food was outstanding and the event was beautiful. I could not ask for a more beautiful wedding.Jerry helped us through everything. The venue is beautiful and the guests were still complimenting. I highly recommend Parkway.

    Sent on 10/05/2019

    Parkway Banquets's reply:

    THANK YOU DEBBIE!!! We so appreciate you taking the time to share your experience at Parkway Banquets with WeddingWire! These reviews mean so much to us. We're so glad we made you happy! Our wish is for a million happily every afters for your daughter and her new husband, and that you will ALL be back at Parkway for another special event in the future. Thank you again!

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Parkway Banquets Pricing

Parkway Banquets Price Rates

Parkway Banquets 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?
    $ 500.00
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?
    No
  • 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
    Dessert
    Server(s)
    Wedding Cake
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?
    Bartender(s)
    Champagne Toast
    House Beer
    House Liquor
    House Wine
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    1
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Waterfront
  • What kind of settings are available?
    Indoor
    Covered Outdoor
    Scenic Views
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?
    Ceremony
    Reception
    Bridal Shower
    Engagement Party
  • What event services do you offer?
    All Inclusive Packages
    Bar Services
    Cake
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Event Rentals
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Lighting / Sound
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Family Style
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    Stations
    Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide?
    Bartender(s)
    Cash Bar
    Champagne Toast
    Liquor License
    Open Bar
    Premium Liquor
    Signature Drink
    Specialty Beer
    Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available?
    Aisle Markers
    Aisle Runners
    Altar/Arch
    Audio Equipment
    Centerpieces
    Chairs
    Chair Covers
    Dance Floor
    Decor
    Drapery
    Furniture
    Lighting
    Photo booth
    Tables
    Tents
    Tent Accessories
  • 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
  • What months are included in your off-peak season?
    January
    February
    March
    November
    December

1 Real Wedding

2 Wedding Deals & Discounts

  • Parkway Banquets 1
    Friday & Sunday Discounts!!!

    Booking with Parkway Banquets on a Friday or Sunday gives you a choice of THREE GREAT DISCOUNTS:

    1. 10% discount off the price of ALL PACKAGES!

    2. Upgrade to the next biggest package FOR THE SAME PRICE! (available on all but the Ultimate Couples Fantasy Package)

    3. LOWER MINIMUM number of guests required when you book a Friday or a Sunday!

    Ask us for details!!!

  • Parkway Banquets 2
    Free bridal shower if you book any "Ultimate" Package!

    Parkway Banquets offers our beautiful venue for a FREE Bridal Shower when you book our Bronze, Silver, Gold, Platinum, or Ultimate Couples Fantasy Package for your wedding!

    Why host your shower in someone's home when you can host your shower on the lakefront! We'll set the room in whatever color you like, and provide centerpieces, too! And NO CLEAN-UP for your guests!

    Ask us for details on this amazing offer!

Team of Parkway Banquets

Jerry Ming

Jerry Ming

Owner

I was raised in a small town in Wisconsin. At a very young age, I learned it's super important to treat others the way you want to be treated. If you do your very best to be honest, treat guests with courtesy & respect, and LISTEN to what they want, you will be successful.

I've owned Parkway for almost 30 years. I consider it an honor to host each & every wedding we have.

More about me? I'm a high school & college level basketball & volleyball referee, and I raise Leader Dogs for the Blind through a wonderful program. Feel free to call or text me directly at 847-373-1237.

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Professional Network & Endorsements

3 Endorsements

  • Hitched by MV - Wedding Officiant - Rev. Michael Wedding Officiants

    As a wedding officiant I always look forward to ceremonies at Parkway by the Lake. It's a great ceremony site and banquet hall. This budget friendly location has everything you'll need for your big day; wedding chapel set up, bridal suite, scenic lakeside locale, bar service, and much more.

  • Extreme Sounds Entertainment & Lighting Wedding DJs

    We absolutely love working with the entire staff at Parkway Banquets And Catering. The service, food and attention to details is as meticulous as mine and would highly recommend them.

  • Eminjayin Productions Wedding Photographers

    We have worked with Jerry on a number of wedding receptions as have served the same bridal couples. Jerry's attention to detail to ensure a smooth wedding for couples is phenomenal! He has all bases covered! He is easy to work with, accomodating and can relieve strress for brides who really have no idea of how the day should be run. His banquet facility is always clean and inviting, the buffet style food delicious and real (ie. ham is off the bone, not frozen thin strips, prime rib cut right off the bone). The newly created bride room is ablsolutely adorable and a serene sanctuary for a bride who just needs a few minutes alone. I always know that if we are heading to Parway Banquets, the wedding/reception will be a smooth one!

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  • 25212 W Lake Shore Dr Ingleside, IL, 60041 See on map
    847-973-5889 (Phone number)
    847-373-1237 (Other Phone Number)
    We will make whatever works for you work for us! Call us at 847-587-7285, text to 847-373-1237, or message us on Facebook.
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Parkway Banquets frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Parkway Banquets?

Parkway Banquets includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:

  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At Parkway Banquets, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Parkway Banquets includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:

  • Cake Cutting
  • Dessert
  • Server(s)
  • Wedding Cake

At Parkway Banquets, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Parkway Banquets includes:

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

What are the most important characteristics of Parkway Banquets in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Parkway Banquets for wedding events is known for:

  • Banquet Hall
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Parkway Banquets for wedding events?

Parkway Banquets offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:

  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Parkway Banquets offer?

Parkway Banquets offers the following types of wedding events:

  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party

What services does Parkway Banquets offer for wedding events?

Parkway Banquets offers the following services for wedding events:

  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up
  • Wifi

What furniture and decorations does Parkway Banquets have available for wedding events?

Parkway Banquets offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:

  • Aisle Markers
  • Aisle Runners
  • Altar/Arch
  • Audio Equipment
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Chair Covers
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tables
  • Tents
  • Tent Accessories

What percentage of users recommend Parkway Banquets and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Parkway Banquets is recommended by 95% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 4.8 out of 5 with the following breakdown: 4.9 in quality of service, 4.9 in value, 4.8 in average response time, 4.8 in flexibility and 4.8 in professionalism.

What kind of wedding service promotions does Parkway Banquets offer?

Parkway Banquets currently offers 1 discount promotion and 1 gift promotion for wedding services.