The Homestead 1854

Historic wedding venue that creates intimate events and unforgettable moments.

611 East Main Street
Plano, IL 60545



Escape the ordinary, with your closest family and friends, and celebrate your special day at The Homestead 1854. Imagine an intimate outdoor wedding among organic beauty, rich with greenery and fresh pine aroma. The Homestead 1854’s open-air setting serves as a charming backdrop for your most special day.

Outdoor ceremonies on the labyrinth or indoor ceremonies in the chapel, cocktail hours that extend from the library to the front lawn, open-air dinners in the timber tent, dancing under the stars, roasting marshmallows over an open flame – experience the effortless elegance of a unique and intimate wedding at The Homestead 1854, a historic venue.

With outdoor event space for up to 125 people, and indoor event space for up to 50, The Homestead 1854’s ambience will have you feel as though you are at your own family estate. Surrounded by those nearest and dearest to you, our wedding experiences help you relax and enjoy the beauty of simplicity.

Our weddings include on-site Homestead 1854 staff who bring excellent care and attention to you throughout the planning process, ensuring your day unfolds just as you envisioned.

At A Glance

Venue Type
Ceremony, Church & Chapel, Historic Locations, Outdoor
Max Guests:
Ceremony Site:
Indoor & Outdoor
Reception Site:
Indoor & Outdoor
Catering Options:
All caterers welcome.
Venue Includes:
Indoor and outdoor ceremony spaces
Multiple rental options from daily to full weekend
Onsite house for up to 12 overnight guests
Heated outside space for reception/dinner
Onsite bridal suite and groom’s room
Tables, chairs, dishes, flatware, and linens
Open bar with customizable bar packages
Décor available at no additional cost
Indoor restroom facilities (handicap accessible)
2 planning meetings onsite and a final walk-through
Outside Alcohol Permitted
Guest Accommodations?

Our team is dedicated to helping you create the wedding of your dreams, from personalized decor to exquisite catering options. We believe that every detail should reflect your love story and unique style. Schedule a tour today - we can't wait to meet you!


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