Explore Elgin Area

picturesque locations for weddings.

60 S. Grove Avenue
Elgin, IL 60120


Explore Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau (CVB) can be a valuable resource for couples planning their wedding in the Elgin area. CVBs often have extensive knowledge of local vendors, venues, accommodations, and attractions, making them a great starting point for wedding planning.
We can assist with your wedding planning by recommending the very best:
•Wedding ceremony and wedding reception locations
•Wedding Photographers
•Hotels and accommodations for your guests from out-of-town
•Wedding caterers and bakeries
•Wedding dresses, tuxedo rentals, and alterations
•Wedding invitation designers
•Florists, decorators, and stylists
•Hair and beauty experts
•Jewelers and gift accessories
•Rehearsal dinner locations
•Entertainment for your wedding reception
•And more!

There are more than 40 venues that can host wedding ceremonies and receptions in the Elgin Area. All the way from banquet centers to charming little spaces in historic buildings. The Elgin Area Conventions and Visitors Bureau also offers a choice of excellent hotels.

The Elgin area offers a mix of both rural and urban venues that combine the classic rustic look and a more refined look to make any wedding your dream one. Here, you can host your rehearsal dinner at Bleuroot, West Dundee’s farm-to-table restaurant overlooking the famous Fox River. Or perhaps plan your wedding ceremony on Walton Island in downtown Elgin surrounded by nature and the Fox River. Or maybe even book your reception at one of our famous downtown Elgin refurbished spaces.
Outdoor venues are always trending with couples choosing between a nature background or a scenic rooftop view. Other outdoor venue options include golf courses, rustic cabin vibes, orchards, farmhouses, and more! The expert team at Explore Elgin Area can help you pick a venue that fits you and your lifestyle.

All you have to do is tell us what you need- and we will be right by your side by helping you find all you need. Our wedding planning services are free of charge, AKA the perfect cost for any wedding budget.
If you would like to help planning a wedding in the Elgin area, please contact the Explore Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau at (800) 217-5362, email [email protected] or complete our form to request more information.

At A Glance

Venue Type
Ballrooms, Ceremony, Hotels/Resorts/Guest Accommodations, Industrial/Loft, Outdoor, Rehearsal Dinner, Restaurants
Max Guests:
Ceremony Site:
Indoor & Outdoor
Reception Site:
Indoor Only
Catering Options:
In-house Catering and all caterers welcome.
Outside Alcohol Permitted
Guest Accommodations?
Ryan Cortez
Wedding & Events Specialist

Explore Elgin Area CVB serves as a comprehensive resource for couples planning a wedding in the Elgin area. Our knowledge, expertise, and connections can help make the wedding planning process smoother and more enjoyable, allowing you to focus on creating lifelong memories with your loved ones. Don't hesitate to reach out to us for personalized assistance and support as you plan your special day.


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