Independence Grove is a natural treasure. This is a lovely 1,100-acre preserve, containing an event facility that is indoor and outdoor, an outdoor event pavilion, and a breathtaking native garden. All of these areas have been built around a spectacular lake. The creative presentation and contemporary menus provide all you will need for a spectacular wedding.
Does a luxurious Italian style villa sound spectacular? If so, Harrison Manor House, built on Chicago's beautiful North Shore, might be just the place for you. The mansion has glorious settings for your wedding, a courtyard, and gardens. This mansion is a secluded 45 acre estate is set in a convenient location, which is a mere 30 miles from downtown, and also offers personalized services, customizable menus, and experienced consultants available to help you plan your dream wedding.
The Grand Ballroom (Joliet Union Station) is a spectacular setting for a luxurious and lavish wedding. Joliet's union station was built in 1912, designed by Jarvis Hunt. Today, this area is available for private events, and can accommodate up to three hundred guests. The Grand Ballroom features classic architecture with crystal chandeliers as well as 45-foot ceilings. Capturing memorable photographs is effortless with a location like this. You can have portraits taken on the grand marble staircase, or the balcony.