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

Ruthmere Museum Campus is a historic wedding venue located in Elkhart, Indiana. The campus consists of the Havilah Beardsley House, built in 1848, and Ruthmere, a grand home dating back to 1908. The estate is nestled at the confluence of the Elkhart and St. Joseph Rivers, and is now a museum that... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Belle Salle Banquets
Belle Salle Banquets
17 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Belle Salle Banquets provides a wedding venue for couples in Aurora, Illinois. The facility provides both indoor and outdoor space for weddings and events. The upscale venue provides everything couples need on site, like catering and event coordination.Facilities and Capacity Over six acres of land... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Kemper Lakes Golf Club
Kemper Lakes Golf Club
114 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Kemper Lakes Golf Club - a country club with a ballroom - hosts weddings for couples in the Rockford and Chicago, Illinois areas. This rustic, chic event space compliments the beauty of the venue’s surrounding property. Located just 10 minutes from Lake Zurich, this venue sits 90 minutes from... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Paramount's Meyer Ballroom
Paramount's Meyer Ballroom
60 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Paramount’s Meyer Ballroom is a newly renovated wedding venue in Aurora, Illinois. With floor-to-ceiling windows, this space offers gorgeous outdoor views. The team at Paramount’s Meyer Ballroom wants to help turn your wedding into their next big production. Our staff cares about your special day... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Guests 100 to 220
Westin River North Chicago
Westin River North Chicago
8 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Located in Chicago, Illinois, the Westin River North Chicago is a magnificent choice for your wedding venue. Primely positioned on the bank of the Chicago river, this hotel features a stunning combination of neo-classical style and contemporary architecture. Boasting breathtaking views of the river,... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Events at Independence Grove
Events at Independence Grove
465 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Events at Independence Grove is a park and outdoor wedding venue located in Libertyville, Illinois. They present their clients with numerous areas where a wedding event can take place. Because of this, there are ample options available to suit a wide range of preferences. Whether couples fancy a... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $12k - $19k
Villa Olivia
Villa Olivia
51 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Villa Olivia is a wedding venue located in Bartlett, Illinois. This beautiful venue features floor to ceiling windows overlooking rolling hills, a lush golf course, and picturesque ski slopes. They have both indoor and outdoor ceremony options from which to choose. Villa Olivia will make sure your... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $8k - $11k
Seven Bridges Golf Club
Seven Bridges Golf Club
67 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Seven Bridges Golf Club is a classic wedding venue in Woodridge, Illinois. This venue offers a private, rustic feel and a beautiful natural setting for weddings and events of all styles. From bridal showers and engagement parties to rehearsal dinners and weddings, this venue is a great choice for... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $11k - $14k
Guests 60 to 270
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Hotel Baker
Hotel Baker
97 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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Parkway Banquets
Parkway Banquets
125 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

ASK ABOUT OUR AFFORDABLE ALL INCLUSIVE INTIMATE WEDDING PACKAGE! Parkway Banquets is an incredible waterside venue located in Ingleside, Illinois, about halfway between Chicago and Milwaukee in Lake County, IL. With over 500 5-star reviews on social media, it boasts a waterfront view from amazing... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Chicago's First Lady
Chicago's First Lady
5 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Chicago’s First Lady Cruises provides couples with a unique wedding venue in the Chicago area. Choose to spend your wedding in a nontraditional way. Be married and sail along the Chicago River as your guests enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime event. Couples will love the views of the city and enjoy the... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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Fishermen's Inn
Fishermen's Inn
28 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Fishermen’s Inn is a rustic farm and barn wedding venue based out of Elburn, Illinois. Couples have access to a number of stunning event spaces, both indoor and outdoor. This venue boasts 20 stunning acres of rolling hills, and pristine gardens for couples to bask in the serenity of nature. This... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Farmington Lake
Farmington Lake
12 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Farmington Lake is a wedding venue located in Mokena, Illinois that offers a scenic and tranquil setting for your wedding. This fifty-acre farm features a three-acre lake, rolling meadows and expansive green lawns that will give your celebration a natural and vintage feel.Facilities and Capacity... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

South Branch
South Branch
9 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

South Branch is a city-style marina wedding venue located in Chicago, Illinois. The venue provides stunning riverside views for your perfect wedding day. South Branch is made up of experienced and trusted Event Coordinators that are here to ensure your wedding is what you have always dreamed... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $10k - $22k
Guests 50 to 250
Bartlett Hills Golf Club & Banquets
Bartlett Hills Golf Club & Banquets
89 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
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McHenry Country Club
McHenry Country Club
29 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)

Swan Lake Resort
Swan Lake Resort
13 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Swan Lake is a beautiful resort just 30 miles from South Bend and only 90 miles from Chicago, IL. Its inviting ballroom, pools, spa and variety of lodging and dining options will make your day picture perfect as well as your guests. Swan Lake offers indoor and outdoor ceremony & reception... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum
101 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Your Perfect Day, Naturally. Pick a wedding location that shows off your natural beauty. Imagine your wedding amidst flowering trees, beautiful gardens, stunning autumn leaves, or pristine snow-covered lakes. Exchange vows in what was once the library of the Morton family mansion, or have an elegant... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Guests 10 to 300
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Oakwood Resort
Oakwood Resort
8 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Oakwood Resort is a wedding venue located in Syracuse, Indiana. The resort provides a convenient location, an accommodating staff, and flexible event areas, ensuring a celebration you’ll treasure for years to come. Facilities and Capacity This venue offers numerous event spaces to help bring your... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

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