Illinois 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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Heritage Harbor Ottawa
Heritage Harbor Ottawa
Waterfront Weddings · Ottawa, 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 Ottawa)

Guests 20 to 100
Lock 16 Visitor Center and I&M Canal Boat
Lock 16 Visitor Center and I&M Canal Boat
2 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · La Salle, 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 La Salle)

Guests 20 to 120
Embassy Suites East Peoria
Embassy Suites East Peoria
9 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · East Peoria, IL

Guests 2 to 1,000
Flossmoor Country Club
Flossmoor Country Club
4 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Flossmoor, IL

The historic and elegant Flossmoor Country Club is the perfect setting for any style wedding. Our stunning golf course greens or Veranda overlooking the course create the perfect atmosphere for any ceremony. We offer the luxury of a private space for your guests to mingle and enjoy. In addition to... (Waterfront Weddings Flossmoor)

Lake Barrington Shores Country Club
Lake Barrington Shores Country Club
Waterfront Weddings · Barrington, 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 Barrington)

Guests 30 to 120
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East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's
East Port Banquet Center - Catered by Barrack's
39 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · East Peoria, IL

If you’re in search of a perfectly romantic, classic and timeless venue for your wedding ceremony and reception, look no further! Sitting in the middle of the East Port Marina, East Port Banquet Center overlooks the Illinois River and breathtaking Peoria skyline; a sight that is unparalleled in the... (Waterfront Weddings East Peoria)

Guests 25 to 220
Glenview Park Golf Club
Glenview Park Golf Club
Waterfront Weddings · Glenview, IL

Gorgeous golf course views and fresh cuisine make Glenview Park Golf Club the ideal location for your wedding or event! Take in the breathtaking golf course view from inside our dining room or outside on the veranda! Open year round for special events Catering available Full bar service available... (Waterfront Weddings Glenview)

Guests 5 to 120
Westin River North Chicago
Westin River North Chicago
8 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Overlooking the scenic Chicago River, The Westin Chicago River North is the perfect location for an exquisite Chicago wedding. This remarkable hotel redefines service that ensures a truly unforgettable experience. The Westin Chicago River North features three unique event venues to accommodate your... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

The Loft of Elements Preserved
The Loft of Elements Preserved
2 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Elgin, IL

The Loft of Elements Preserved offers couples a beautiful, natural-light event space, suitable for intimate celebrations, including elopement weddings and private receptions. Let us help incorporate your vision to create the event of your dreams. Bespoke weddings are our specialty, tailored to your... (Waterfront Weddings Elgin)

Guests 10 to 75
Enchanté Events
Enchanté Events
Waterfront Weddings · Chesterton, IN

Enchante Events is a brand new outdoor wedding venue! We purchased this farm after founding a 501c3 nonprofit to rescue abused, handicapped and senior dogs. But our property is also the ideal venue to host your wedding or private event! Contact us for more information! ... (Waterfront Weddings Chesterton)

Guests 1 to 1,000
Ancestral Blessings Tree Farm & Sanctuary
Ancestral Blessings Tree Farm & Sanctuary
1 review
· Waterfront Weddings · Elburn, 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 Elburn)

River's Edge
River's Edge
2 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Freeport, IL

River's Edge is nestled high along a river valley at the end of a secluded country road. The breathtaking landscape provides brilliant green acres shimmering in the sunlight, towering tree lines and at its far boundries where the hill meets the valley, it draws your eyes to a sweeping view of... (Waterfront Weddings Freeport)

Guests 100 to 250
Lake Ellyn Boathouse
Lake Ellyn Boathouse
1 review
· Waterfront Weddings · Glen Ellyn, IL

Nestled in the heart of west suburban Glen Ellyn, on the banks of Lake Ellyn, the Boathouse can serve as the perfect locale for your next corporate or social gathering. Why not match the significance of the occasion with the splendor of the Boathouse? The shore of the picturesque lake is... (Waterfront Weddings Glen Ellyn)

Guests 1 to 120
Northerly Island
Northerly Island
1 review
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Northerly Island is a park in the Chicago, Illinois area. This elegant wedding venue offers beautiful indoor and outdoor options with panoramic views of the city skyline. A 15-minute walk from Soldier Field, this city venue sits on the waters of Lake Michigan in Chicago. Facilities and Capacity With... (Waterfront Weddings Chicago)

Guests 10 to 1,000
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Ruthmere Museum Campus
Ruthmere Museum Campus
Waterfront Weddings · Elkhart, IN

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 Elkhart)

Guests 10 to 150
Swan Lake Resort
Swan Lake Resort
10 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Plymouth, IN

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 Plymouth)

Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach
Cultural & Civic Center of Round Lake Beach
2 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Round Lake, 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 building... (Waterfront Weddings Round Lake)

Farmington Lake
Farmington Lake
5 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Mokena, 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 Mokena)

Guests 2 to 150
Manteno Sportsmen's Club
Manteno Sportsmen's Club
15 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Manteno, IL

The Manteno Sportsmen’s Club banquet hall & outdoor ceremony site overlooks beautiful Lake Manteno, serving as a natural backdrop for a truly memorable event. From elegant, formal ceremonies to casual, laid back receptions, the Manteno Sportsmen's Club is the perfect venue for whatever vision you... (Waterfront Weddings Manteno)

The Lakeview Pavilion
The Lakeview Pavilion
3 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Plainfield, IL

The Lakeview Pavilion at the Links of Carillon is a wedding venue in Plainfield, IL. We service weddings throughout the local area, including Naperville, Joliet, and Chicago. The Lakeview Pavilion at The Links of Carillon is a professional wedding venue that has been part of the Illinois wedding... (Waterfront Weddings Plainfield)

Guests 100 to 250
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