Illinois – Winery Weddings
A winery-vineyard wedding in Illinois! Nestled in the most scenic areas of the state, Illinois’ growing wine country claims more than 100 wineries. Winery Wedding Guide searched through the state’s six far-flung wine regions to provide a list of those able to host your Winery Wedding day. With a click you are on your way to finding the perfect, romantic, memorable unique Illinois wine-country venue.
Illinois – Winery Weddings
Summer Breeze’s elegantly restored 1875 Barn features vaulted ceilings,exposed beams and a grand, crystal chandelier. Exchange vows with the Barn as your backdrop, or step out to the Lawn with its circling water feature and flower-covered Arch. The historical Farm House provides yet another picturesque possibility.
The newest event space in southern Illinois, the Pour Vineyard offers multiple ceremony locations that include overlooking the Lake and in the six-acres of Vineyard. Celebrate in the renovated, rustic Barn. Up to 250 guests are comfortably accommodated.
9673 South Prairie Road
Red Bud, IL 62278
Telephone: (618) 304-4516
Photo: Courtesy The Pour Vineyard
Your guests up to 230, will enjoy exclusive use of the beauty and privacy of Acquaviva’s forty-acre estate. Indoor and outdoor event space is available; exchange vows among the vines or by the estate pool.
Maple Park, IL 60151
Photo: Courtesy Acquaviva Winery
Nestled in the rolling countryside where Illinois and Wisconsin meet, DC Estate offers a romantic taste of Tuscany in a park-like atmosphere. An outdoor ceremony site takes full advantage of the setting, as does the Pavilion, a perfect place for a celebration gathering. Indoors, the Ballroom needs little to enhance its beautifully designed space.
With ten acres of themed, award-winning Gardens; a G-scale Model Train layout on 10,000 square feet of landscaped land at the ready for your guests to enjoy; a lovely Pond providing the backdrop for the exchange of vows; Wandering Tree offers a one-of-a-kind, photography-perfect setting for your wedding day.
Numerous choices await for picture-taking memories that include a 6-acre lake, lush grapevines,white-rail fencing and expansive, green lawns – the entire grounds are picturesque. The Big Red Barn, one of two reception venues, has been restored with an eye to the heritage of simpler times. A second, the Brooder House, once home to chickens, is today an elegant setting of inside and out stone decor.
Windsor, IL 61465
23753 Lounsberry Road
Oakford, Illinois, 62673
Telephone: (217) 635-9900
Photo: Courtesy Hill Prairie Winery
Say “I do” to a special wedding day at Blue Sky Vineyards in the hills of Southern Illinois. Exchange vows at the Lakeside Gazebo or choose a vineyard venue. Celebrate at the Tuscan Sun Pavilion – all in a natural setting of woodlands and lush vineyards.
3150 South Rocky Comfort Road
Makanda, IL 62958
Telephone: 618 995-9463
Photo: Courtesy Blue Sky Vineyards
In the Illinois Ozarks’ Shawnee National Forest hills, Von Jakob invites your celebration with the promise of providing all necessary to create a lifetime of memories. Equipped for all seasons and gatherings large or small, indoor and outdoor spaces are available in a setting of orchards and vineyards.
1309 Sadler Road
Pomona, IL 62975
Telephone: 618 893-4500
Photo: Courtesy Von Jakob Vineyard
Walk across a bridge to a wisteria-covered Pergola located on an island to exchange your wedding vows. A Tuscan-style Reception Facility, with views of lakes and vineyard, invites you and your guests to dance the night away. The smaller Vino Room, with adjoining Patio, is perfect for small gatherings.
6631 East Main Street
Maryville, IL 62062
Telephone: 618 345-3100
Photo: Courtesy Villa Marie Winery & Vineyard
On over 300 acres in the soft-rolling hills of southern Illinois, Walker’s Bluff offers an intriguing array of indoor and outdoor wedding venues. Whether your celebration is intimate or grand, you will find a perfect setting in the Enchanted Forest, Tasting Room, the romantic Wine Cave, Legends Event Center, the General Store, Gazebo, or the Depot.
326 Vermont Road
Centerville, IL 62918
Telephone: 618 956-9900
Photo: Courtesy Walker’s Bluff
Located within minutes of downtown Champaign-Urbana, Alto Vineyards Champaign is the newest branch of one of Illinois first wineries. Scenic outdoor settings include the Pavilion and the picturesque Wine Garden, a venue for a spacious celebratory Tent.
4210 North Duncan Road
Champaign, IL 61822
Telephone: 217 356-4784
Photo: Courtesy Alto Vineyards
In vineyard and oak-clad hills, exchange vows among the vines; raise a glass of congratulatory wine on the Patio beneath a canopy of stately trees. A covered Pavilion, seating as many as 70 guests, is perfect for a celebratory reception.
18165 North 4th Avenue
Coffeen, IL 62017
Telephone: 217 534-6347
Photo: Courtesy Forsee Vineyards
Located just west of Chicago, spring and summer are ideal for an outdoor wedding overlooking the Fox River. If considering an intimate, indoor celebration, the winery’s private Event Room features the works of local artists, a fireplace, and an adjoining spacious Patio.
5600 Route 34
Oswego, IL 60543
Telephone: 630 554-0404
Photo: Courtesy Fox Valley Winery
Located in the beautiful Jo Daviess County countryside, Galena Cellars stands ready to custom-tailor the perfect wedding day of your dreams. A spectacular setting is a given in what Galena Cellars refers to as Napa Valley of the Midwest.
4746 North Ford Road
Galena IL 61036
Telephone: 815 777-3330
Photo: Courtesy Galena Cellars Vineyard & Winery
Exchange vows at the waterfall site. Celebrate in the Champagne Hall with grand staircase and connecting screened patio. Or choose The Estate’s cozy, stylish setting; a vine-covered Pergola is adjacent. The romantic Barrel Room is perfect for smaller gatherings, as are the Lakeside Patio Gazebos.
10580 Wellen Road
Aviston, IL 62216
Telephone: 618 228-9111
Photo: Courtesy Hidden Lake Winery
With gardens, vineyards and nearby lakes, Kickapoo Creek takes pride in exceeding your expectations for the wedding of your dreams. Celebrate in the Banquet Center with its custom-built oak bar and observation windows into the wine making process. Gatherings large and small can be accommodated.
Kickapoo Creek Winery
6605 North Smith Road
Edwards, IL 61528
Available for weddings and receptions of all sizes with both indoor and outdoor venues available, Lavender Crest promises an occasion everyone will remember. For a romantic setting for the exchange of vows, choose the ornate Gazebo. Celebrate in the Banquet Room with its large dance floor.
5401 US Highway 6
Colona, IL 61241
Telephone: 309 949-2565
Photo: Courtesy Lavender Crest Winery
Enjoy a choice of three wedding areas; two lakeside Gazebos or the new Vineyard Pergola area for wedding ceremonies. Celebrate at the Pavilion building, seating up to 300, with its lake and vineyard views and Covered Patio. Outdoor settings include Porches and Deck areas; all at Mackinaw Valley Vineyard’s picturesque Central Illinois location.
Located in southwestern Brown County, Ridge View lives up to its name with its panoramic views of the McKee Creek Valley and wooded ridges beyond. The Banquet Room, located behind the Tasting Room, seats up to 170 guests, with additional space possible in the Tasting Room and its loft. Outside, two spacious decks are available.
529 200N Avenue
Mt. Sterling, IL 62353
Telephone: 217 289-1300
Photo: Courtesy Ridge View Winery
Each season brings gorgeous views from Rocky Waters’ picturesque hilltop location with its five-acre lake. Outdoor ceremony settings claim both vineyard and valley views. The Main Lodge, built on a bluff overlooking the vineyard, provides a venue for celebration with Deck and adjacent Cul-de-Sac space available.
2003 West Hanover Road
Hanover, IL 61041
Telephone: 816 591-9706
Photo: Courtesy Rocky Waters Vineyard
With 10 acres of vineyards and open pasture as a backrop, exchange vows at the Hitchin’ Shack, an open-sided, timber-frame structure. Celebrate in the adjacent White Wedding Tent- up to 150 guests. Indoors, the Tasting Room provides a venue for smaller gathering of up to 75.
8254 E 1425 North Road
Fairmount, IL 61841
Telephone: 217 733-0330
Photo: Courtesy Sleepy Creek Vineyards