15 Beautiful Rustic Illinois Wedding Venues

You can't go wrong with a rustic wedding in a barn, on a farm, or overlooking the rolling hills of Illinois' picturesque countryside. These gorgeous venues provide the perfect backdrop to your celebration with their laid-back style, vintage charm, and scenic vistas.



WEST CHICAGO SUBURBS



Kuipers Family Farm

Maple Park, IL

Fab Features: 230-acre farm nestled among rolling hills • sweet ceremonies with an apple orchard backdrop • receptions in the renovated 2-story barn with exposed wooden beams and stringed market lights

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Heritage Prairie Farm

Elburn, Illinois

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: $ • $$ • $$$

The Mora Farm

Waterman, IL

Fab Features: historic farm in a charming country setting • garden ceremonies beneath a large oak tree • celebrations in the restored cattle shed or the fireplace pavilion

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


NORTH CHICAGO SUBURBS



Hoosier Grove Barn

Streamwood, Illinois

Fab Features: intimate celebrations in the restored schoolhouse • variety of outdoor ceremonies locations from the lush garden with a stone water fountain to the semi-wooded Silo • tented celebrations on the expansive lawn

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$


SOUTHERN ILLINOIS



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: $ • $$

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: $ • $$

Mount Hope

Michael, IL

Fab Features: the historic red barn sits above a peaceful lake • country-chic ceremonies with church pew seating • rental packages include use of the property from Friday to Sunday

Catering: BYO
Price: $ • $$

Historic Bell Hill

Cobden, Illinois

Fab Features: breathtaking panoramic views of the Shawnee National Forest • say “I do” on the manicured lawn or with a pre-Civil War barn backdrop • multiple event spaces can accommodate intimate to large-scale celebrations

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


CENTRAL/PEORIA



Elmore Stock Farm

Laura, IL

Fab Features: charming Central Illinois barn set on a rolling countryside and highlighted by a sprawling white bar • gorgeous outdoor ceremonies perched on a hilltop with a bright backdrop of blue sky, framed by soaring trees • opt for a full-day rental or reserve the venue all weekend long, including lodging for 19!

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

Harpole's Heartland Lodge

Nebo, Illinois

Fab Features: romantic destination retreat on 100 acres set atop of scenic Mississippi River bluffs • outdoor ceremonies on verdant lawns, framed by views of the surrounding forest, meadows, and the rustic lodge • book the resort for your exclusive use, including cozy lodgings in cabins and suites

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

Hudson Farm Weddings & Events

Urbana, Illinois

Fab Features: 6th-generation working family farm • variety of indoor and outdoor event spaces • the expansive lawn is perfect for outdoor games and entertainment

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$


NORTHWEST/ROCKFORD



The Shores of Turtle Creek

Spring Grove, IL

Fab Features: exchange vows under a wooden arbor in a quiet glen shaded by oaks • plenty of al fresco photos ops, including mature trees, bountiful wildflowers, dozens of ponds, and a romantic footbridge that spans Turtle Creek • dinner and dancing in the gracious, lodge-inspired reception room, or outdoors on the sprawling lawn

Catering: Preferred list
Price: $ • $$

The Pavilion at Orchard Ridge Farms - Exclusive Catering by Henrici's

Rockton, Illinois

Fab Features: secluded yet glamorous country getaway • the Pavilion is appointed with a towering masonry fireplace, chandeliers hanging from timber beams, and state-of-the-art audiovisual enhancements • farm-to-fork cuisines provided by their exclusive caterer, Henrici’s

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

Williams Tree Farm

Rockton, Illinois

Fab Features: gorgeously remodeled log cabin lodge • the post-and-beam interior is visually anchored by the large floor-to-ceiling fieldstone fireplace • exchange vows in the waterfall garden backed by a wrought-iron fence

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

The Barn at Allen Acres

Rock Falls, Illinois

Fab Features: restored 1920s dairy barn on a 3.5-acre farm • the interior sports a high vaulted ceiling, buttressed walls, and twinkle lights • fun photo ops in the cornfield, the Craftsman-style guest house, or out on the porch

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


*BONUS VENUE*


Just a short drive over the state line and you'll find this hidden gem!


The Barn at Back Acres Farm

Walworth, Wisconsin

Fab Features: warm, family-owned venue highlighted by a classic red barn • sprawling lawns framed by shady trees offer dreamy al fresco ceremony sites • hands-on assistance throughout the planning process and wedding day

Catering: In-house
Price: $ • $$

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