27 Amazing Midwest Wedding Venues

The magnificent midwest is home to farms, barns, lakefronts, vineyards, and countless unique spots. No matter your vibe, there’s something for everyone. From a meticulously restored French-inspired castle to a stunning 385-acre garden situated on 9 islands surrounded by lakes, these midwestern beauties will have you swooning over their beautiful event spaces.



MICHIGAN



Castle Farms

Charlevoix, MI

Fab Features: meticulously restored French-inspired castle • al fresco celebrations among the picturesque gardens • a cathedral ceiling and stunning chandelier centerpiece in the Knight's Castle event room offer a dramatic backdrop for your reception

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Zingerman's Cornman Farms

Dexter, MI

Fab Features: beautifully restored 1834 Greek Revival Farmhouse • farm-to-table dining under the Tent Pavilion • this full-service venue can accommodate everything from elopements to a 75-person extravaganza

Catering: In-house, Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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The Henry Ford

Dearborn, MI

Fab Features: choose from a variety of unique venues that offer a one-of-a-kind backdrop for your event • shaded garden ceremonies in the Pennsylvania Courtyard • take a spin on the carousel or arrive by a horse and carriage ride through Greenwich village

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Cafe Cortina

Farmington Hills, MI

Fab Features: beautiful restaurant nestled in a former apple orchard • exchange vows in front of an inviting, rustic fireplace, followed by a reception on a twinkle-lit patio • many ingredients featured in the hearty regional Italian dishes are grown right on site

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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OHIO



Jorgensen Farms

Westerville, OH

Fab Features: a family-run, working organic farm set in an idyllic Central Ohio valley • say ‘I do’ in the stunning pastoral fields or in front of the romantic greenhouse • celebrate with your loved ones surrounded by acres of floral and herb gardens, pastures, and gently rolling hills

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Homestead of Radnor

Radnor, OH

Fab Features: family-run farm set on acres of rolling pasture • wooded ceremonies followed by cocktails and games on the expansive lawn • dance the night away on the stone patio or inside the elegant banquet hall with rustic touches

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Peacock Ridge

North Lawrence, OH

Fab Features: beautifully restored barn and home set on 83 acres of rolling hills and farmland • exchange vows overlooking the fields or the sparkling pond • rustic receptions inside the barn with its cathedral ceiling illuminated by vintage chandeliers

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$
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MINNESOTA



The Van Dusen Mansion

Minneapolis, Minnesota

Fab Features: stately 1890s manor home in the heart of Downtown • the one-of-a-kind facade is made up of pink Sioux quartzite and a fascinating blend of Romanesque and French Renaissance architectural design • the grounds boast formal gardens, a grand courtyard, a two-story Carriage House, an amply-sized traditional ballroom, and wonderful bride and groom suites

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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East Silent Lake Resort

Dent, MN

Fab Features: gorgeous destination resort with options for both intimate elopements and grand receptions • generous packages run all weekend long, and include a honeymoon cabin, a beach ceremony, and more • in-house executive chef prepares creative, fully customized menus with fresh, seasonal ingredients

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Rolling Ridge Wedding & Event Center

Saint Joseph, MN

Fab Features: secluded property set on 14 acres of rolling hills and mature trees • the scenic grounds boast a historic 120-year-old barn, garden atrium, and an industrial-chic Lounge • exchange vows in a gorgeous garden, against a wooded backdrop or in the stone courtyard

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Heritage Center of Brooklyn Center

Brooklyn Center, MN

Fab Features: a premier conference and event center in Brooklyn Center • the Garden City Ballroom is exquisite, with a soaring, open-raftered ceiling and rows of oversized windows overlooking the grounds • the experienced coordinators offer a huge array of services, from design and décor rentals to audiovisual assistance

Catering: In-house
Price: $
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INDIANA



Meyer's Castle

Dyer, IN

Fab Features: exquisite 1930 replica of a Scottish Highland castle surrounded by acres of gardens and natural woodland • wed in the domed, wrought-iron gazebo, then celebrate with a toast in 20s-inspired Speakeasy Lounge • dine and dance in one of the grand, regency-style ballrooms

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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Fowler House Mansion

Lafayette, IN

Fab Features: stunning Gothic Revival mansion • elegant ceremonies on the manicured lawn surrounded by lush landscape • the interior impresses with ornate moldings, arched windows, and exquisite period furnishings

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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Emerson House

La Porte, IN

Fab Features: peaceful event venue nestled at the heart of lush woodland • say “I do” beneath the graceful weeping willows, followed by game and cocktails on the expansive lawn • packages encompass a full three-day wedding weekend and include accommodations for up to 18

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Newfields

Indianapolis, IN

Fab Features: a 152-acre campus offering an extraordinary array of indoor and outdoor spaces • exchange vows outdoors with the picturesque grounds as your backdrop • celebrate your reception in the Special Events Pavilion with spectacular views of Sutphin Fountain and breathtaking outdoor gardens

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$


ILLINOIS



Chicago Botanic Garden

Glencoe, Illinois

Fab Features: stunning 385-acre garden situated on 9 islands surrounded by lakes • romantic celebrations in the English Walled Garden or the canopied McGinley Pavilion overlooking Evening Island • endless photo-ops thanks to flower-bordered paths, treelined walkways, water features, quaint bridges and world-renowned horticultural displays

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$
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The Arbory

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: a turn-of-the-century charmer tucked in what was formerly a manufacturing plant • celebrate amongst exposed brick, rafters, and ductwork, fun décor touches like whimsical wall coverings, and tons of light flowing in from giant industrial skylights • enjoy the ample amenities include a private dressing suite, staging areas, a prep kitchen, lounge vignettes, a luxe bar, and state-of-the-art digital capabilities

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Heritage Prairie Farm

Elburn, IL

Fab Features: family-run organic farm surrounded by lush gardens and quaint buildings • exchange vows beneath a vine-draped white trellis in an open meadow • farm-to-table menus crafted from their own harvests whenever possible

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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A Pocket Full of Sunshine

Mount Vernon, IL

Fab Features: sweet, family-owned venue surrounded by lush meadows, a sparkling pond, and mature shade trees • the pretty whitewashed barn boasts features an attached covered patio that opens to a courtyard • choose from their wide collection of décor to make your unique vision come to life

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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Riverside Receptions and Conference Center

Geneva, Illinois

Fab Features: a historic stone-and-brick building set at the edge of the Fox River • say ‘I do’ outdoors in the lovely brick courtyard • bring the celebration inside where the interior is warmed by several fireplaces, with lace curtains and antique memorabilia to add plenty of charm

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$
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The Barn at Hornbaker Gardens

Princeton, IL

Fab Features: the elegant cedar-sided barn is enhanced by iron chandeliers, stringed market lights, and tall picture windows that look out over the gardens • exchange vows in the meadow, overlooking the pond, or against a wooded backdrop • cocktails on the large covered patio

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $$ • $$$
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Warehouse: 109

Plainfield, IL

Fab Features: a family-owned venue combining industrial cool and biker chic with a warm and generous personal touch • prep for the day in the comfy bridal suite, with kitchen, living room, and fireplace • hold your ceremony or cocktails in the courtyard, where a 1958 Airstream has been turned into a stylish lounge

Catering: Preferred list, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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WISCONSIN



1841 Farms and Vineyard

Burlington, WI

Fab Features: tranquil, historic estate with a charming turn-of-the-century barn • exchange vows next to the river under towering willow trees or against a beautiful vineyard backdrop • elegant receptions inside the restored barn with warm wood tones illuminated by sparking chandeliers and stringed lights

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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YMCA Camp St. Croix

Hudson, WI

Fab Features: beautiful natural setting set 400 acres of woods, prairies, gardens, and pine-covered bluffs overlooking the beautiful St. Croix River National Scenic Riverway • choose from a variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces • cozy accommodations include bunk-style cabins and 3 rustic retreat lodges

Catering: In-house, BYO
Price: $ • $$
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Villa Bellezza Winery

Pepin, WI

Fab Features: world-class winery designed with traditional Italian architecture • the grounds boast a fountain in the central piazza, a palatial villa, stone towers, a Roman columned outdoor pavilion, and rolling hills of vineyards • variety of elegant event spaces from The Great Hall with its vaulted ceiling accented by wooden trusses to the signature tower to the stone Reception Hall adorned with Murano Italian chandeliers

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$ • $$$
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Harvest Moon Pond

Poynette, WI

Fab Features: beautiful property that seamlessly combines historic charm with modern amenities • ceremonies beneath swaying Willows or next to a serene pond • cozy receptions inside the restored barn with the original beams and woodwork dating back to 1865

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$
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