Chicago Weddings

Chicago Wedding Venues and Wedding Venues in Chicago Suburbs

Find a variety of beautiful Chicago Area wedding venues (ceremony site, wedding reception locations and rehearsal dinner venues). Compare detailed info and prices; view photos for:

Wedding Checklists and Questions to Ask

Weddings are personal, but your wedding is also a business transaction. Make sure you get everything in writing and don’t sign anything until everything you care about is spelled out in black and white. The lists of questions below will help you help ensure your wedding comes off without a hitch!

Questions to Ask When Evaluating a Location for Your Wedding
21 Questions To Ask When Ordering Your Wedding Invitations
Questions To Ask A Potential Wedding Photographer

Find even more Questions To Ask...with downloadable PDFs to make it easy!

Planning a Wedding in the Chicago Area?

If you are planning a wedding in the Chicago Area, how do you begin to choose a location? From historic and landmark venues in downtown Chicago to garden locations in the suburbs to Chicago hotels for wedding receptions, we’ve got an abundance of great locations. Use our advanced search for wedding venues in Illinois.

Want something different? Read a Cool Dozen of Chicago’s Most Unique Wedding Venues.

Next, find great wedding vendors: We are quite serious about screening and certifying all the wedding vendors on our website. We make those companies jump through some serious hoops to get here. See our Illinois Wedding Vendors and read what the brides we surveyed had to say.


Northern Illinois University Naperville

1120 East Diehl Road, Naperville, IL 60563
Wedding at Northern Illinois University NapervilleWith a range of versatile event spaces, including a two-story sunlit atrium (perfect for greeting guests), an ample banquet hall, and a brick patio overlooking a pond and fountain (a great spot for serving hors d’oeuvres), NIU Naperville offers a variety of affordable event packages and catering options.  Get all the details on weddings at Northern Illinois University Naperville ....

Wedding Dresses and Bridal Expos

'Bouquet' by Vera Wang

Read how to Get the Most Out of a Bridal Fair and then see our calendar of Chicago Area Wedding Expos and Fairs.

Wondering what’s up with wedding dress trunk shows? How can you get gorgeous wedding dresses at great discounts? We’ve got answers. Read Brides Want To Know: Trunk Shows then check our listings for Chicago Trunk Shows and Sample Sales.