Illinois Historic Wedding Venues

Historic wedding venues are ideal for couples who want to host an event in a truly unique space with abundant charm. Whether it’s a historic home, a vintage-style ballroom, or a treasured landmark, there are lots of historic wedding venues to suit every style. You can tailor your theme to match a historic wedding venue’s history, making your big day all the more special.

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Mixin Mingle
Mixin Mingle
Historic Weddings · Woodstock, IL

Do you believe in love at first sight? There's nothing more exhilarating than when you realize you're right where you were meant to be, and everything has been leading up to this. You can suddenly see the future so clearly and can't wait to begin. We think that's exactly how you'll feel when you... (Historic Weddings Woodstock)

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Alice Millar Chapel at Northwestern
Alice Millar Chapel at Northwestern
23 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Evanston, IL

Alice Millar Chapel is a beautiful blend of the traditional and the modern. The exterior of the building is an adaptation of Gothic architecture and the interior modeled in a modern architectural style of undulating walls and contemporary stained glass. The vibrant chancel window is unlike any other... (Historic Weddings Evanston)

Smith's Central Garage
Smith's Central Garage
Historic Weddings · McHenry, IL

Smith's Central Garage provides a unique and versatile setting to host a wide variety of life's celebrations such as weddings, showers, children's birthday parties, family parties, holiday parties and corporate events.Located in the newly renovated Hostess building in charming Downtown McHenry,... (Historic Weddings McHenry)

The Legacy Building
The Legacy Building
Historic Weddings · El Paso, IL

The Legacy Building is a historic wedding venue located in El Paso, Illinois. The facility is a restored and preserved opera house from the 1800s, right in the heart of central Illinois. There are many breathtaking spaces available for couples and their loved ones to celebrate together. Each one... (Historic Weddings El Paso)

PNA Club 433
PNA Club 433
Historic Weddings · Streator, IL

The POLISH NATIONAL ALLIANCE Lodge 433traces its history in Streator, IL to 1898 when a group of Polish immigrants to the area wanted to provide a venue to host social events. Built in 1960, the present building contains two halls and a kitchen. The main hall holds a maximum capacity of 400 people,... (Historic Weddings Streator)

Irish American Heritage Center
Irish American Heritage Center
5 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Chicago, IL

Guests 10 to 600
Dawes House – Evanston History Center
Dawes House – Evanston History Center
1 review
· Historic Weddings · Evanston, IL

The Dawes House is available for private events. Any event held here becomes a truly memorable and unique experience. Usage plans are designed to fit a variety of occasions. Host your holiday event at the Dawes House! The house makes a wonderful venue for holiday parties and will be decorated for... (Historic Weddings Evanston)

Historic Pleasant Home
Historic Pleasant Home
1 review
· Historic Weddings · Oak Park, IL

Designed in 1897, Historic Pleasant Home is a beautiful and unique venue for intimate events. From a summer brunch reception on the expansive front porch, to an elegant evening cocktail party inside the mansion, Pleasant Home is the perfect setting for your celebration. A National Historic Landmark,... (Historic Weddings Oak Park)

Guests 10 to 150
The Railcar Club
The Railcar Club
Historic Weddings · Chicago, IL

Located in the Historic Chicago NW Rail Powerhouse, the Railcar Club is the modern and elegant private event space perfect for your next social event or company function. With capacity up to 120 guests, a beautifully apportioned dining room and bar, and full in-house catering and beverage programs,... (Historic Weddings Chicago)

Glessner House Museum
Glessner House Museum
7 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Chicago, IL

Glessner House invites you to celebrate your special day in our exquisite estate located in the heart of the Prairie Avenue Historic District of Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood. Featuring a private courtyard, this intimate venue offers a distinct alternative to hotels and banquet halls.... (Historic Weddings Chicago)

Mayne Stage
Mayne Stage
7 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Chicago, IL

Mayne Stage, a unique event venue in the Chicago, Illinois area, invites couples to take center stage for their nuptials. This historic venue features modern lighting and sound systems to bring your vision to life, as well as many opportunities to put your personal stamp on your special day. Less... (Historic Weddings Chicago)

Kenilworth Assembly Hall
Kenilworth Assembly Hall
25 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Kenilworth, IL

This historic landmark is a treasure of Chicago’s North Shore. Built in 1907 by architect George W. Maher, this one story club house is unique with its Frank Lloyd Wright- inspired prairie style feel. This gem features beautiful hardwood floors, wood burning fireplace, vaulted ceilings, original... (Historic Weddings Kenilworth)

Lyric Opera of Chicago
Lyric Opera of Chicago
Historic Weddings · Chicago, IL

Known as one of Chicago’s most prestigious and historic landmarks, the Lyric Opera House also provides soon-to-be-wed couples with a showstopping venue for their wedding day. Channel the drama of the opera with a ceremony or reception in the Ardis Krainik Theatre, complete with expansive stage,... (Historic Weddings Chicago)

The Nineteenth Century Club
The Nineteenth Century Club
19 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Oak Park, IL

The Nineteenth Century Charitable Association's beautiful Oak Park Landmark building has served the surrounding communities since its construction in 1928. The Classical Revival 2-story building exudes historical charm and inspiring awe for every guest. The Nineteenth Century offers multiple event... (Historic Weddings Oak Park)

The Majestic Theatre
The Majestic Theatre
12 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Kankakee, IL

The Majestic theatre is one of the largest Vaudeville theatre’s in Chicago-land and oldest in the United States, will re-open in late 2010 as a multi-purpose venue. The theatre featuring a/an full stage, 20 foot screen, art deco grand style second & third floor balconies and rear walking museum... (Historic Weddings Kankakee)

Thalia Hall Chicago
Thalia Hall Chicago
1 review
· Historic Weddings · Chicago, IL

Thalia Hall is a landmarked historic building originally built in 1892 as a Czech meeting hall. As of 2013, it has reopened and been re-imagined as a modern day town hall; a central meeting place with a tavern Dusek's Board & Beer, two bars Punch House and Tack Room, a private dining space Beer... (Historic Weddings Chicago)

Guests 15 to 800
Society 57
Society 57
Historic Weddings · Aurora, IL

Society 57 is a unique urban wedding venue located in downtown Aurora, Illinois. Opening in October of 2019, this venue welcomes wedding celebrations into its warmly lit and welcoming space. This restored historical building exhibits a commitment to celebrating the past while also displaying... (Historic Weddings Aurora)

Rialto Square Theatre
Rialto Square Theatre
14 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Joliet, IL

A Fairytale Setting For Your Storybook WeddingImagine walking down the magnificent steps ofthe grand staircase in the beautiful Rialto Rotunda and greeting your guests for a once-in-a-lifetime storybook wedding. Or having a one-of-a kind ceremony on our theatre stage as you watch your groom and... (Historic Weddings Joliet)

Guests 100 to 300
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Barrington's White House
Barrington's White House
21 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Barrington, IL

Romantic. Elegant. Intimate. Is your wedding vibe classic with a bit of romantic and a touch of modern? Then Barrington’s White House is so you! This small wedding venue has vintage charm, with stunning architectural detailing and a subtle palette to fit your aesthetic. A striking backdrop for... (Historic Weddings Barrington)

Zhou B Art Center
Zhou B Art Center
2 reviews
· Historic Weddings · Chicago, IL

Ideally situated in the trendy Bridgeport neighborhood, The Zhou B Art Center is one of the top event venues in the Chicago. Guests will be surrounded by the priceless art of the world-renowned Zhou Brothers, as well as art from emerging and established artists. With 28,000 square feet of event... (Historic Weddings Chicago)

Guests 20 to 1,000
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