7 Bash-worthy Brewery And Winery Wedding Venues In Illinois

Want your wedding day celebration to be a bona fide bash? Illinois is home to some authentic, working wineries and breweries where you can throw an ultra-cool wedding while enjoying world-class ales, farm-to-foam brews, and award-winning signature wines. Whether it's a glamorous affair at a charming winery or an industrial-chic soiree with craft beer, whatever your vibe may be, you'll find a gorgeous wedding venue with great local libations here!



SOUTHERN ILLINOIS



Von Jakob Winery and Brewery

Alto Pass, IL

Fab Features: family-run winery, brewery, and B&B nestled in the Shawnee National Forest • ceremonies on the brick patio overlooking rolling hills, orchards, and vineyards • the ballrooms reflect their German heritage and have a rustic yet elegant feel

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Pointe D'Vine

Quincy, Illinois

Fab Features: the Ole Loft barn designed with a rustic stone wall enclosure, wood-beam columns, and a built-in bar • the 35-acre retreat affords panoramic views of the Mississippi River and lush countryside • on-site rentals include an array of beautiful lanterns, centerpieces, furniture, floral arrangements

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

Tuscan Hills Winery

Effingham, Illinois

Fab Features: charming vineyard full of Old World romance • the extensive grounds include a secluded farmstead, rolling hills of grapevines, a tiered fountain, and beautiful landscaping • intimate celebrations in the Stellar Cellar highlighted by some of their signature wines and sangrias

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


NORTHWEST | ROCKFORD



Prairie Street Brewing Company

Rockford, Illinois

Fab Features: the barrel room is designed with exposed ductwork, custom ironwork, and a ceiling full of paper lanterns • arrive by boat to your ceremony on the deck overlooking the Rock River • indulge with world-class ales, IPAs, lagers, stouts, saisons, and more, along with a variety of wines and cocktails

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


CENTRAL ILLINOIS | PEORIA



The Lone Buffalo by Tangled Roots Brewing Company

Ottawa, Illinois

Fab Features: historic 1888 building serving farm-to-foam beers produced from hops and barley grown in Starved Rock County • intimate events in the private dining room for up to 40 people • cozy, industrial-chic atmosphere that pairs modern American cuisine with craft and seasonal brews

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

Mackinaw Valley Vineyard and Winery

Mackinaw, IL

Fab Features: gorgeous 86 acre property nestled on a glacial moraine • exchange vows by the lakeside gazebo or against a sprawling vineyard view backdrop • year-round receptions in the pavilion with large glass panel doors that bring the outside in

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


WEST CHICAGO



Acquaviva Winery

Maple Park, Illinois

Fab Features: pastoral vineyard setting surrounded by sprawling farmland and luscious vines • marble and mahogany interiors accented by hand-painted murals from acclaimed European artist Andre Zabela • menus by expert culinary staff match delectable in-house wines

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$


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