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Thorton Distilling Company is a wedding venue located in Thornton, Illinois. We would be honored to host your big day here at Thornton Distilling Co. TDC is centrally located just a short drive south of Chicago. The rich history of our distillery dates back to 1857 when John Bielfeldt built the Bielfeldt Brewing Company here on the scenic banks of Thorn Creek.
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Located next to the largest forest preserve in the region, our building is the oldest standing brewery in Illinois and one of the oldest in the US. The building once housed Al Capone's largest bootlegging facility during prohibition and has survived through fires, floods, a tornado, and even a government raid during Prohibition in the 1920s. Thornton Distilling Co. has now been restored to its former glory with modern amenities. The space offers an industrial-chic style that is both timeless and elegant. Standing as a testament to Chicago's enduring spirit, this venue is proud to share both its history and unique experience with couples celebrating a new chapter of their lives together. There is plenty to both see and explore at Thornton Distilling Co. Light floods into nearly every room, illuminating the brick and steel structure with an ethereal glow.
Couples who are seeking a truly outstanding and memorable venue are encouraged to reach out to discuss their wants and needs to find a solution that is tailor-fit to their wedding occasion.
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Fantastic Venue and Incredible Staff
The perfect wedding venue!!!
Amazing! Such a perfect venue and day!
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The team at Thornton Distilling Company can't wait to make your wedding come to life! Get to know the team and the venue with a tour.
Kim has a background in event planning and is a creative spirit. Kim attended Columbia College Chicago and has worked in the event planning business for over 10 years. She absolutely loves coordinating weddings.
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