The Standard

214 E. State Street, Rockford, IL 61104 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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9 reviews
3.8 out of 5.0
Guest capacity 1 to 384
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About The Standard

The Standard on State is an elegant wedding venue for couples in search of a unique spot to say “I do” in Rockford, Illinois. This sophisticated venue offers a memorable rooftop experience atop a historic space that you and your guests will love. This space features elegant chandeliers, stately columns, and exposed brick walls that contrast against rustic metal features. With a stunning combination of old and new, The Standard on State is perfectly suited for your industrial or vintage-style wedding festivities, and you’ll love transforming this special space into the venue of your dreams.

Facilities and Capacity

This venue has two unique event spaces, and can cater to 260 of your loved ones. Covered and uncovered outdoor options are available on their one-of-a-kind rooftop, featuring a breathtaking conservatory and garden, which boast magnificent views of the historical downtown Rockford architecture. This venue also has a luxurious bridal suite for easy and convenient pre-wedding prep. Guests will also have access to a second-floor dining room. All of these gorgeous spaces provide a beautiful backdrop to your day, and you’ll love looking back on this perfect venue in all of your wedding pictures for years to come.

Services Offered

This venue is available for all of your wedding festivities, from the engagement party and bridal shower to your rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception. From event planning to setup and clean up, the staff at The Standard on State will assist you as they work with your outside vendors to ensure that your big day is successful and streamlined. This venue also offers in-house catering and an in-house bar, making it easy to wine and dine your guests as you celebrate together.

Cuisine

Executive Chef Paul Sletten is passionate about cooking and sharing delicious food with others. His restaurants focus on farm to table cuisine with great local ingredients. You can expect his catering staff to create the same exceptional experiences for you and your guests on your special day as what you would receive in his upscale restaurants.

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Couple outside the venue
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Wedding aisle
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Couple in the reception
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String lights above the dance floor
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Wedding procession
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Couple hug
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Reception venue
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Wedding ceremony ongoing
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Slow dancing
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Bride at the altar
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Long table set-up
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Wideshot of reception
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Bride and bridesmaids
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Bride ready for the ceremony
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The Standard headquarters
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Group photo with the newlyweds
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Banners on the ceiling
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Wideshot of the sky
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Bride and groom photoshoot
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Couple slow dancing
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9 Reviews for The Standard

Recommended by 76% of couples


3.8 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.0
  • Professionalism 3.9
  • Flexibility 3.8
  • Value 3.7
  • Average response time 3.8

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    Rachael Deletzke · Getting married on 10/15/2020

    5.0
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      5.0
    • Responsiveness:
      5.0
    • Value:
      5.0
    • Flexibility:
      5.0
    • Professionalism:
      5.0

    Amazing wedding venue

    The team at The Standard has been amazing to work with. Everyone one has been helpful and knowledgeable, and the venue is stunning.

    Sent on 08/10/2020
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    Codi Aucoin · Married on 03/05/2020

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

    Beautiful Venue!

    The Standard is such a BEAUTIFUL venue with an industrial vibe mixed with elegance. My husband and I moved to CA 7 months before our wedding, but it was still a seamless process with planning as they were very helpful and attentive. Sara was very quick when replying to emails, and was always more than happy to answer ALL of my questions. Unfortunately, we were forced to cancel our wedding due to COVID-19. The Standard was going to gladly allow us to simply change our wedding date, but we had personal reasons why we chose not to (nothing to due with the venue). They gave us our full refund back and wished us well. My husband and I were able to get married at the Court House on our date, but would love to have The Standard host our reception/celebration if we choose to have one in the future.

    Sent on 06/10/2020

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The Standard FAQ

  • 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?
    $ 2000.00
  • 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?
    $ 2500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?
    $ 2500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee?
    Chairs
    China
    Clean Up
    Flatware
    Glassware
    Parking
    Set Up
    Tables
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
    384
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?
    1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
    3
  • Describe your venue:
    Banquet Hall
    Garden
    Loft
  • 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
    Catering Services
    Clean Up
    Event Planner
    Get Ready Rooms
    Liability Insurance
    Outside Vendors
    Pet Friendly
    Set Up
    Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer?
    Buffet
    Cocktail Reception
    Dessert
    Hors d'oeuvres
    Outside Cake
    Plated
    Server(s)
    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?
    Chairs
    Lighting
    Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available?
    Barware
    China
    Flatware
    Glassware
  • What transportation and access is available?
    Parking
    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

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  • 214 E. State Street Rockford, 61104 See on map
    815-605-5738 (Phone number)
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