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

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 Illinois)

W Chicago - Lakeshore
W Chicago - Lakeshore
4 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Suspended thirty three floors in the air, enjoy exclusive access to Altitude Ballroom at W. With breathtaking views of Navy Pier, Lake Michigan and Downtown Chicago, connect with your guests in an atmosphere that is Never Boring. Ignite your Spark with awe-inspiring Fireworks. Amplify your Wedding... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

Out at the Farm
Out at the Farm
Waterfront Weddings

CD & ME
CD & ME
22 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

Allerton Park and Retreat Center
Allerton Park and Retreat Center
11 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Monticello, IL

Listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Allerton offers 1,500 acres of formal gardens, unique sculptures, wooded trails and prairie landscapes with breathtaking views of the majestic, Georgian-style mansion at the heart of it all. Plan your entire wedding weekend from the rehearsal... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum
100 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

Guests 10 to 300
Knollwood Country Club
Knollwood Country Club
16 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

Guests 10 to 270
The Monte Bello Estate
The Monte Bello Estate
49 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

The Monte Bello Estate is an outdoorsy, mansion wedding venue located in Lemont, Illinois. The venue is nestled on an exclusive 55-acres of breathtaking landscapes with ponds, waterfalls and early American Oak trees. This charming setting at The Monte Bello Estate is perfect for turning your dream... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

For 100 Guests $20k - $29k
Guests 100 to 275
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Belle Salle Banquets
Belle Salle Banquets
17 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

Holiday Inn Crystal Lake
Holiday Inn Crystal Lake
16 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

From the walk down the aisle to the final farewell , the Holiday Inn Crystal Lake ensures every detail of your wedding reflects your individuality. Facilities and Capacity The newly renovated Elara Convention Center is 19,500 square feet with 18 function rooms. The ballroom is over 11,000 square... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

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 Illinois)

Riverside Receptions and Conference Center
Riverside Receptions and Conference Center
91 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

For 100 Guests $8k - $13k
Guests 35 to 270
Swan Lake Resort
Swan Lake Resort
11 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

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Fishermen's Inn
Fishermen's Inn
24 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

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Kemper Lakes Golf Club
Kemper Lakes Golf Club
114 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

Villa Olivia
Villa Olivia
51 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

For 100 Guests $8k - $11k
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Anita Dee Yacht Charters
Anita Dee Yacht Charters
10 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

Anita Dee Yacht Charters is an elegant wedding venue docked in Chicago, Illinois. This exclusive yacht specializes in custom and private weddings. Anita Dee Yacht Charters includes an amazing coordination team that will assist you with any needs. Facilities and Capacity Anita Dee Yacht Charters can... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

Guests 5 to 400
River's Edge
River's Edge
2 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

Guests 100 to 250
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Oakwood Resort
Oakwood Resort
8 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

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Mt. Hawley Country Club
Mt. Hawley Country Club
5 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Peoria, IL

With beautiful views of the Illinois River Valley, Mt. Hawley Country Club is the perfect choice for both your wedding ceremony and reception! As an available private club, you will receive an exclusive experience. The club features both indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces, and the Ballroom boasts a... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

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