Chicago Waterfront Wedding Venues

Waterfront wedding venues offer a breathtaking scenery combined with a relaxed vibe. Whether you’re getting married near a lake or by the ocean, there’s something oh-so romantic about a waterfront wedding venue. Browse these gorgeous waterfront wedding venues and start planning your big day.

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Pro The Herrington Inn & Spa
The Herrington Inn & Spa
49 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

The Herrington Inn & Spa is a vintage waterfront wedding venue located in Geneva, Illinois. This venue is set in the beautiful downtown Geneva that overlooks Fox River. The Herrington Inn & Spa is a stunning wedding destination that is here to host your unforgettable wedding experience.Facilities... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Midway Village Museum
Midway Village Museum
29 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Midway Village Museum is a history museum and wedding venue located in Rockford, Illinois that provides a scenic backdrop with the ambience of 20th century America for your wedding day. This unique museum is located near I-90 in Rockford, Illinois and is only a few blocks away from local... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Knollwood Country Club
Knollwood Country Club
16 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Knollwood Country Club is a classic wedding venue in the South Bend, Indiana area. This country club’s 435 acres of well-landscaped grounds offer a picturesque setting for couples on their wedding day. This venue sits just 20 minutes from Notre Dame’s campus.Facilities and Capacity Couples can... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Guests 10 to 270
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Our location is our great advantage. We are only an hour from Chicago and minutes from Starved Rock State Park…you won’t have to spend hours in a car trying to get away to your sanctuary…and you won’t be too far away when it comes time to head back to work. We know how hard you work. We know you... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Guests 20 to 100
Seven Bridges Golf Club
Seven Bridges Golf Club
63 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

**Book your wedidng on any date in July 2020 or August 2020 and receive your choice of a FREE ceremony (no site fees) OR a discount of $1,000 off your final charges. Valid for all new wedding contracts signed after 11/12/19** Seven Bridges Golf Club is a classic wedding venue in Woodridge, Illinois.... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $11k - $14k
Guests 75 to 230
Lock 16 Visitor Center and I&M Canal Boat
Lock 16 Visitor Center and I&M Canal Boat
2 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Say your vows on the deck of the vintage I&M Canal Boat in La Salle, IL. Surrounded by colorful woods, the I&M Canal at Lock 14 is the perfect outdoor setting for spring, summer and fall weddings! Located just around the corner from the boat is Lock 16 Center, the spacious, 19th century building... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Guests 20 to 120
Lake Barrington Shores Country Club
Lake Barrington Shores Country Club
Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Hosting a beautiful event is easy when your venue is this beautiful. Lake Barrington Country Club gives you a chance to impress your guests with stunning views overlooking the lake. The Staff at LBS will work with you and your budget to make your dream wedding come true. You’ve been searching for... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Guests 30 to 120
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Hotel Baker
Hotel Baker
88 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

The Hotel Baker is a wedding venue located in St. Charles, Illinois. Built in 1928 by the millionaire Edward J. Baker, the hotel boasts 55 rooms and cost more than a million dollars to complete. In the course of its long and storied history, the venue has played host to a number of illustrious... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Avalon Manor Banquet Center
Avalon Manor Banquet Center
52 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Avalon Manor Banquet Center is a banquet hall wedding venue in Merrillville, Indiana, that suits every taste and vision. Each detail is designed with the couple in mind. Their professional staff, comfortable suites, and gorgeous outdoor spaces make this the perfect venue to host your fantasy... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Chandler's Weddings & Special Events
Chandler's Weddings & Special Events
53 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Chandler's Chophouse and Grille is located on the scenic grounds of the Schaumburg Golf Club in Schaumburg, Illinois. The setting is ideal for couples planning large, medium or small weddings as it has a variety of attractive indoor and outdoor event spaces. The northwest Chicagoland area location... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Ruthmere Museum Campus
Ruthmere Museum Campus
Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Plan your special day in the elegant surroundings of Ruthmere. For that truly unique ceremony, Ruthmere can accommodate your needs and help assure that your wedding is beautiful and joyous. Ruthmere makes an ideal setting for garden weddings late Spring through early Fall. Ask about wedding and... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Enchanted Forest Events
Enchanted Forest Events
Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

The Enchanted Forest is a unique outdoor wedding ceremony venue. We are a private 10 acre residence, located in Wadsworth, Illinois. Our grounds offer a park like setting with lush gardens amidst a magnificent natural landscape with lots of hidden gems. There are endless opportunities to capture... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach
Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach
2 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces to host your unique event!The Cultural & Civic Center is a multi use facility. In addition to the many rental spaces available, the Center offers cultural and entertainment events throughout the year. Center Highlights 31,000 square foot... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Gifford's Kitchen & Social
Gifford's Kitchen & Social
8 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Gifford's Kitchen & Social is a restaurant and event venue that specializes in new American cuisine in Elgin, Illinois. Our second floor hosts a large event space that is the perfect backdrop for trendy weddings and other social gatherings. Because the restaurant is so grand in size, our team can... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Illinois Beach Hotel
Illinois Beach Hotel
83 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Illinois Beach Hotel is a waterfront venue in the Chicago, Illinois area. This coastal location offers couples the option of getting married right on the shores of Lake Michigan. Sitting on the Illinois Beach Nature Preserve, the Illinois Beach Hotel is about 70 minutes from downtown Chicago.... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $10k - $14k
Heston Hills Event Center
Heston Hills Event Center
12 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Heston Hills Event Center is a wedding venue located on eight rolling acres in La Porte, Indiana. With multiple options for indoor and outdoor functions, this venue is perfect for any style wedding.Facilities and Capacity Heston Hills Event Center has the ideal backdrop for all your wedding... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $5k - $12k
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Parkway Banquets
Parkway Banquets
118 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Parkway Banquets is a waterside banquet hall located in Ingleside, Illinois. It boasts interiors that are fitting of such a wonderful occasion as well as outdoor surroundings that complement the romantic day. Couples can celebrate both their ceremony and reception here, making it a versatile and... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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McHenry Country Club
McHenry Country Club
27 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

McHenry Country Club is a ballroom in the Rockford, Illinois area. This waterfront venue greets couples with views of the river, trees and gardens. Perched along the Fox River, this venue is approximately 75 minutes from downtown Rockford.Facilities and Capacity Hosting couples and their guests in... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Bartlett Hills Golf Club & Banquets
Bartlett Hills Golf Club & Banquets
85 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Award-winning Bartlett Hills Golf Club & Banquets offers the perfect setting and packages for your wedding day celebration. Your banquet hall is exclusive just for your family and friends. The reception ballroom can accommodate from 40 and up to 250 guests and provides spectacular views of wooded... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $8k - $10k
Ancestral Blessings Tree Farm & Sanctuary
Ancestral Blessings Tree Farm & Sanctuary
1 review
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Ancestral Blessings is our home and land. We chose the name to honor Spirits of this land and the many family and friends who have shared their hard work, energy and hearts to this wonderful place. In 1993 James purchased a corn field that he wanted to build his house and barn on. Then, in... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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