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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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)

Guests 25 to 300
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)

The Morton Arboretum
The Morton Arboretum
96 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
Riviera Country Club
Riviera Country Club
155 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

For 100 Guests $5k - $7k
Guests 100 to 320
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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 Illinois)

Guests 2 to 200
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Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
Royal Sonesta Chicago Riverfront
34 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings · Chicago, IL

The Royal Sonesta 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... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

For 100 Guests $17k - $26k
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 with views overlooking the glistening Chicago river, this lively social house exudes both style and comfort. Specializing in handcrafted tavern-inspired American cuisine, it... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club
Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club
53 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club is a wedding venue in Oak Brook, Illinois. This elegant, rustic venue is just 30 minutes away from downtown Chicago, making it a convenient and accessible location. With beautiful architecture and amazing nature views, this venue is sure to be the perfect place for your... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

Guests 1 to 200
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Paramount's Meyer Ballroom
Paramount's Meyer Ballroom
55 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

Guests 100 to 220
The Odyssey
The Odyssey
141 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

The Odyssey is a vintage country club wedding venue located in Tinley Park, Illinois. The elegance featured throughout the venue is breathtaking, and all areas overlook the gorgeous landscapes that surrounds the venue. The Odyssey is here to make your wedding dreams come true.Facilities and Capacity... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

For 100 Guests $7k - $13k
Guests 75 to 800
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The Westin Chicago Lombard
The Westin Chicago Lombard
25 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

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Lake Lawn Resort
Lake Lawn Resort
67 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

Lake Lawn Resort, a wedding venue in Delavan, Wisconsin, speaks to lake lovers. With 32,000 square feet of event space, professional wedding planners, and an award-winning culinary team, Lake Lawn Resort offers the full package. Lake Lawn Resort is dedicated to providing customized events, and no... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

Guests 10 to 400
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Fishermen's Inn
Fishermen's Inn
23 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)

Riverside Receptions and Conference Center
Riverside Receptions and Conference Center
90 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
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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)

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Events at Independence Grove
Events at Independence Grove
461 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

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 Illinois)

For 100 Guests $13k - $19k
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Prairie Street Brewhouse
Prairie Street Brewhouse
34 reviews
· Waterfront Weddings

Prairie Street Brewhouse is a historic wedding venue in Rockford, Illinois. Located on the water, this unique venue is the largest and oldest brewery in Rockford, dating back to 1856. With several beautiful spaces to choose from, it is a great option for weddings and other events of all sizes,... (Waterfront Weddings Illinois)

Guests 10 to 450
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