9 of the Best Northern Chicago Suburbs Wedding Venues

If you're looking to host a wedding in the Northern Suburbs of Chicago, you're in luck—not only is this part of town easily accessible from the city, it offers a huge range of gorgeous venue options. From traditional golf clubs and hotels to historic estates and unique, modern spaces, we've got the perfect site to match your style here!



PRIVATE ESTATE



Barrington's White House

Barrington, IL

Fab Features: elegant historic mansion that's entirely yours on the wedding day • the expert event staff offer creative and flexible options for events of all sizes • impeccably appointed interiors include luxe dressing suites, gorgeous period detailing, a Grand Piano, and more

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


INDUSTRIAL



The Highland Loft

Elgin, IL

Fab Features:sprawling, versatile venue in the heart of Elgin • the expansive loft is flexible enough to fit events of all sizes • dreamy backdrop with exposed brick walls, floor-to-ceiling windows, and plush, modern furnishings

Catering: In-house, Preferred list, BYO
Price: $$


GARDEN



The Armour House at Lake Forest Academy

Lake Forest, IL

Fab Features: stunning 1908 Italianate mansion set on 170 landscaped acres • grand, colorful gardens, with a sparkling reflection pool, fountains, and a dramatic gazebo • elegant Garden Room boasts floor-to-ceiling arched windows and a dramatic marble fountain

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$


MANSION



The Lehmann Mansion

Lake Villa, IL

Fab Features: exquisite, thoughtfully restored 1912 mansion set on scenic grounds • beautiful al fresco ceremonies on a raised stone patio, surrounded by manicured gardens, verdant lawns, and lush forest • generous, all-inclusive package pricing includes exclusive use of the mansion, a climate controlled tent, bar service, hors d'oeuvres & dinner, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


EVENT FACILITY



Concorde Banquets

Kildeer, Illinois

Fab Features: peaceful North Side banquet hall • stunning al fresco ceremonies beneath a trellised gazebo at the edge of a lake • dramatic ballrooms with high, coffered ceiling hung with oversized chandeliers

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


ALL-INCLUSIVE



Fountain Blue Banquets

Des Plaines, IL

Fab Features: impressive entry with a four-tiered fountain, iron pergola, and landscaped gardens • ballrooms boast ornately decorated ceilings, decadent draperies, romantic sconces, and dazzling chandeliers • generous packages meet all needs, from micro-weddings to all-out galas

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


GOLF COURSE



White Pines Golf Club

Bensenville, Illinois

Fab Features: verdant lawns bordered by bright seasonal flowerbeds and trees • gorgeous banquet hall with a vaulted ceiling, soaring windows, and an airy wraparound balcony • secluded terrace at the edge of a turquoise pond

Catering: In-house
Price: $


HISTORIC/LANDMARK



The Grove Redfield Estate

Glenview, Illinois

Fab Features: 1929 Northern European-style country estate • charming Great Room with a fireplace, cathedral ceiling, and a magnificent two-story leaded glass window • lovely al fresco ceremonies in the gardens or covered pavilion

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


HOTEL



Renaissance Chicago North Shore Hotel

Northbrook, IL

Fab Features: this AAA Four Diamond-winning hotel puts expert planners, staff, and award-winning chefs at your service • multiple flexible spaces, from impressive ballrooms to The Greenery, which boasts floor-to-ceiling windows and an exterior deck • exceptional amenities, like white-glove service, specialty champagne, a custom wedding cake, and more!

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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