Find Wedding Ideas: Chicago Suburbs, South / Southwest Wedding Venues You'll Love

Chicago Suburbs, South / Southwest has so many beautiful wedding venues—we have plenty of suggestions, depending on what you are looking for. We share our faves here.

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Stunning & Stress-Free: 28 All-Inclusive Illinois Wedding Venues

Stunning & Stress-Free: 28 All-Inclusive Illinois Wedding Venues

For the Illinois couple wanting to avoid the stress that comes with wedding planning, an all-inclusive venue might be the perfect fit! We’ve scoured the state and found an abundance of stunning spots that also come with creative and comprehensive packages. Whether you’re picturing a luxe hotel surrounded by the glittering Chicago city lights, a chic private estate nestled in the suburbs, a serene farm amongst the sprawling plains, or something in between, you’re sure to find something special here.


Intimate Romance: 19 Illinois Venues for Your Micro Wedding Celebration

Intimate Romance: 19 Illinois Venues for Your Micro Wedding Celebration

If your dream wedding involves a small guest list and intimate vibes, Illinois has an abundance of sweet spots for your micro celebration. Whether you're picturing a vibrant and modern space, a romantically rustic setting, or a lush wooded escape, we’ve got you covered. With options spanning Chicago, the suburbs, and the southern half of the state, you’re bound to find the perfect place in this curated list below!


14 Chicago Venues for Your Romantic Winter Wedding

14 Chicago Venues for Your Romantic Winter Wedding

Dreaming of a romantic winter wedding in Chicago? We get it. From their whimsical vibes and cozy color palettes to the snowy-white photo ops, there are plenty of reasons to love these "off-season" celebrations! Moreover, you can rest easy knowing that not only will you have a plan in place for inclement weather, but it also just so happens that most venues offer special promotions and discounts during these months. Need some wintery venue recommendations? Then set your sights on some of our favorite spots in and around the Windy City that provide the perfect setting for a sweet and snuggly soirée.


17 Chicago Suburbs Wedding Venues With Fabulous Packages

17 Chicago Suburbs Wedding Venues With Fabulous Packages

Are you looking to ditch the wedding planning stress and opt for a simpler process? We’ve hand-selected standout venues with inclusive and diverse package offerings that are sure to help shorten your to-do list. The Chicago suburbs have lots to offer, from an exquisite, thoughtfully restored 1912 mansion to a rustic, family-owned barn, there’s something for every style and wishlist.


16 Venues Perfect For Your Large Illinois Wedding

16 Venues Perfect For Your Large Illinois Wedding

Is your big day going to be really big? Like with 300 guests or more? No problem! Illinois has a wide range of wedding venues that can handle your celebration. From a luxe Beaux-Art landmark to a former factory with an industrial-chic edge, you'll find just the right space to accommodate your crew regardless of the size.


You asked...We answered! 13 Affordable Chicago Wedding Venues you'll love.

You asked...We answered! 13 Affordable Chicago Wedding Venues you'll love.

Dreaming of a stylish, Chicago wedding that won’t break the bank? Here are a few practical tips that can help you have the celebration you envision and stay within your budget.


9 of Chicago's Most Unique Wedding Venues

9 of Chicago's Most Unique Wedding Venues

Chicago is not only the most visited city in the Midwest, it’s one of the most dynamic cities on the planet. From its fabulous parks and museums to its world-class dining, shopping, entertainment and hotels, it has everything you (and your guests!) could want—including a long list of amazing wedding and special event venues.


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