12 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



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: $ • $$

Walker's Bluff

Carterville, IL

Fab Features: tranquil ceremonies on a verdant lawn overlooking a lake, nestled among the trees, or set before the lush vines • the spacious stone Tasting Room exudes elegant, Old World romance • delicious and upscale New American cuisine paired with the vineyard's best local wines

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

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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

Blue Sky Vineyard

Makanda, IL

Fab Features: lush 13-acre vineyard tucked beside the woodlands of the Shawnee National Forest • romantic ceremonies under a Tuscan-inspired gazebo at the edge of a sparkling pond • two luxurious suites for wedding party prep or overnight lodgings with a spectacular view

Catering: Preferred list
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



Epiphany Farms Estate

Downs, IL

Fab Features: 70-acre working farm focused on organic and regenerative agricultural practices • dreamy al fresco ceremonies on the verdant lawns, set against the lush vines and rolling prairies beyond • delectable menu options from the Epiphany Hospitality Group, prepared with farm-fresh, seasonal ingredients

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$ • $$$

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: $ • $$ • $$$


DOWNTOWN CHICAGO



Chicago Winery

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: elegant, full-service weddings offering chef-driven cuisine and in-house wines • beautifully contemporary indoor/outdoor space • luxe vibe accents River North's urban character with warm, modern details like wood wine barrels, rich colors, and opulent details

Catering: In-house
Price: $$ • $$$

Moody Tongue Brewing

Chicago, IL

Fab Features: mid-century modern brewery with a refined industrial design • craft beers and elevated service are paired with delectable menus from the 11-time Michelin-starred executive chef • exceptional location in the cool South Loop of Chicago, walking distance to McCormick Place

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


CHICAGO SUBURBS - NORTH



Parker Run Vineyard

Windsor, IL

Fab Features: picturesque venue surrounded by sprawling grassy lawns, a lovely vineyard, white rail fencing, an a sparkling lake • rustic-chic Big Red Barn evokes nostalgic charm but boasts modern amenities • quaint 1850s Prairie Chapel set atop a hill overlooking the lake

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


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