Ceremony Location Ideas

Century Memorial Chapel - Naperville

Century Memorial Chapel offers an intimate, non-denominational setting for your special day. You and your guests are welcome to stroll the beautiful 13 park-like acres surrounding Century Memorial Chapel, which is part of Naper Settlement. This Gothic Revival structure was built in 1864 at Jefferson and Ellsworth streets in Naperville and moved to Naper Settlement in 1970 by the Naperville Heritage Society. Details like ornamental lighting, hand-stenciling, high wooden beams, and brightly colored stained glass enhance its historic charm, lending the perfect ambiance for a wedding, renewal of vows, baptism, memorial service, club meeting, concert, seminar, or social gathering.

630-420-6010    Website   Contact

Four Rivers Environmental Center - Channahon

Located within McKinley Woods - Kerry Sheridan Grove in Channahon, the Forest Preserve District of Will County's Four Rivers Environmental Education Center rests within a picturesque setting. Nestled among oak trees and positioned where the Des Plaines, DuPage, and Kankakee Rivers meet to form the Illinois River, the Center offers a stunning view of the outdoors and peaceful surroundings for conferences, banquets, and meetings. The Grand Hall reception area features a grand stone fireplace. Additionally, an outdoor pavilion, the Four Rivers Shelter, is ideal for weddings or other large gatherings.

815-722-9470    Website   Contact

Redfield Estate at The Grove - Glenview

From every vantage point The Redfield Estate is an exquisite setting for the most romantic day of your life. For couples wishing to embrace nature’s beauty, al fresco ceremonies and receptions may be held in one of the two gazebos and on the grounds around the home. Imagine an outdoor ceremony at a lovely gazebo nestled among the wooded areas. Celebrate your reception with simple elegance in the charming atmosphere of this historic home. In every season the venue offers a memorable setting to make a lasting impression. The home and grounds offer beautiful settings for photographs as well.

224-521-2103    Website   Contact

Independence Grove - Libertyville

The beautifully designed 19,000-square-foot Independence Grove Visitors Center is situated along the east shore of the preserve's 115-acre lake. Pictured is Audubon Hall, located at the highest point in the preserve. It offers a panoramic view of the marina, lake and beach. This handsome structure is constructed with cedar, stone and glass that wonderfully complement the natural resources of the preserve. The elevated ceilings and the spacious design make this the perfect setting for a wedding, bar/bat mitzvah, holiday party or corporate meeting. Audubon Hall also has spacious indoor and outdoor pre-function (cocktail) areas, and can comfortably accommodate a sit-down event of 50-350 guests, or a cocktail event of 500. Independence Grove also features other locations suitable for weddings, including a beach, native garden, grassy knoll and more.

847-247-1111    Website   Contact

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