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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Holiday Inn Crystal Lake
Holiday Inn Crystal Lake
16 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Holiday Inn Crystal Lake is a beautiful wedding venue in Crystal Lake, Illinois that specializes in once-in-a-lifetime weddings and receptions. This venue offers the chance to say “I do” as snow falls around you, to dance the night away in an elegant ballroom, or just to spend time with your partner... (Waterfront Weddings)

The Shores of Turtle Creek
The Shores of Turtle Creek
40 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Step into our world. A world of natural beauty, of timeless elegance and of lasting memories. We proudly present to you, The Shores of Turtle Creek, our natural wonder for your most perfect wedding or event. Couples interested in a gorgeous outdoor wedding ceremony and/or reception frequently find... (Waterfront Weddings)

For 100 Guests $10k - $12k
Villa Olivia
Villa Olivia
51 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Villa Olivia is a ski-lodge banquet hall 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... (Waterfront Weddings)

For 100 Guests $8k - $11k
Centennial Park
Centennial Park
11 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Over the years we've come to intimately understand the challenges in flawlessly executing an event. Centennial Park's continued success simply comes down to an incredibly personalized level of service, which we deliver time and time again. Your special day will take place against a picture... (Waterfront Weddings)

Guests 10 to 200
The Westin Chicago North Shore
The Westin Chicago North Shore
10 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Based in Wheeling, Illinois, the Westin Chicago North Shore is a chic wedding venue where you can enjoy the luxury of an elegant three-course dinner with wine service, butler-passed hors d’oeuvres, and white linen service. You and your guests will enjoy the creative dishes prepared from... (Waterfront Weddings)

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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)

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The Norris Estate
The Norris Estate
11 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

The Norris Estate, located in Nappanee, Indiana, offers couples a classic, country club, Private park -style wedding venue. Located on a 36-acre estate, the largest feature of this venue is the 8-acre pond that spans the property, offering plenty of waterfront spaces for ceremonies, receptions,... (Waterfront Weddings)

CD & ME
CD & ME
21 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Imagine how special your wedding day will be in an environment such as this. ​A wedding day as flawless as its setting, with the same attention to details. ​As you enter the gates of CD & ME you find yourself engulfed in beautiful landscaping. The Loft, with its 32 ft. Gazebo, bonfire and rustic... (Waterfront Weddings)

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Chicago's First Lady Cruises
Chicago's First Lady Cruises
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)

Guests 2 to 200
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)

Guests 10 to 270
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
Lakeside Occasions
Lakeside Occasions
30 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Lakeside Occasions is a rustic wedding venue located in Topeka, Indiana. This barn venue is located in the heart of Northern Indiana’s Amish Country, overlooking the beautiful Emma Lake and surrounded by peaceful farmland.Facilities and CapacityLakeside Occasions offers stunning indoor and outdoor... (Waterfront Weddings)

For 100 Guests $3k - $4k
Guests 50 to 300
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
33 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Wyndham Grand Chicago Riverfront is a hotel wedding venue located in Chicago, Illinois. This venue is only steps away from some of the city’s top attractions, including the famous Michigan Avenue and Millennium Park. This venue offers spectacular views of the city skyline and the Chicago River from... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

For 100 Guests $16k - $25k
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The Abbey Resort
The Abbey Resort
75 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Located along the the coast of Lake Geneva, The Abbey Resort offers a spectacular venue for your wedding. For 50 years this venue has serviced weddings and other events. With over 90 acres of luscious green foliage, on-site restaurants and luxury rooms, it’s not hard to see why couples adore this... (Waterfront Weddings)

Guests 20 to 400
River Roast
River Roast
37 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

River Roast is a waterfront restaurant wedding reception venue located in Chicago, Illinois. Nestled within the downtown area and with views overlooking the glistening Chicago river, this lively social house exudes both style and comfort. Specializing in handcrafted tavern-inspired American cuisine,... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Riverside Receptions and Conference Center
Riverside Receptions and Conference Center
89 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Riverside Receptions and Conference Center is a unique waterfront wedding venue in Geneva, Illinois. With a fantastic view of the Fox River, spacious rooms, amazing food and great service, this venue is sure to create a unique atmosphere for a memorable event. The friendly and experienced staff work... (Waterfront Weddings)

For 100 Guests $8k - $13k
Guests 35 to 270
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Paramount's Meyer Ballroom
Paramount's Meyer Ballroom
53 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)

Guests 100 to 220
Riviera Country Club
Riviera Country Club
153 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Riviera Country Club is an elegant wedding venue in Orland Park, Illinois. This banquet hall venue is family owned and has been in business for over 40 years. With beautiful spacious rooms, amazing decorations and delicious restaurant food options, this venue is a great option for your wedding... (Waterfront Weddings)

For 100 Guests $5k - $7k
Guests 100 to 320
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The Westin Chicago Lombard
The Westin Chicago Lombard
25 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

The Westin Chicago Lombard, formerly known as The Westin Lombard, is a modern hotel wedding venue in Lombard, Illinois. This wedding venue specializes in personalizing your wedding day where we will turn your visions into reality. The Westin Chicago Lombard's team of wedding specialists are ready to... (Waterfront Weddings)

The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum
96 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)

Guests 10 to 300
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