The rustic lovers wedding in the Elgin area


Did you get engaged this past Valentine’s day? Let the Elgin Area Convention and Visitors Bureau help plan your wedding! Here are a few places in the Elgin area to make the process effortless:

800x800_1452800420013-jj-reception-55The Haight–  Located in the heart of Elgin and less than a mile from the metra station, The Haight is surrounded by historic neighborhoods, Grand Victoria Casino, and more! The Haight is a beautifully converted loft/warehouse that creates a unique venue for weddings, corporate events, benefits, reunions, and various private functions.  The first-floor space consists of 2,000 square feet and is the perfect setting for a cocktail hour up to 175 standing. The second floor boasts 7,000 square feet with seating for 300, or 250 with a dancefloor. The architectural elements from this historic 1890 building includes timber beams and exposed brick walls, which together create a cozy environment for guests to socialize.


Heritage Ballroom– The Centre has a variety of rooms to suit your individual needs. Meeting, conferenceWide-Ballroom-Mauve-Wedding,
and program rooms are available for a variety of group sizes. The Heritage Ballroom can accommodate up to 300 people, ideal for wedding ceremonies and receptions, graduations, anniversaries and more. Call their Banquet Office at 847-531-7047 or for more details and availability on any of their rooms.




WeddingCollageThe Mansion Bed and Breakfast– The Mansion Bed & Breakfast is located in Dundee, Illinois only 35 miles west of Chicago. They invite you to experience the magnificence of a turn of the century private estate. Built in 1907, the mansion showcases original appointments of exquisite woodwork, lighting fixtures, and breathtaking leaded stained glass windows. Enjoy history, architecture, romance and a sense of comfort not experienced in our modern lives.


If you are looking for somewhere for your guests to stay, check out our hotel page on our website!


sarahHey there! My name is Sarah, and I am the Tourism Promoter and Events Coordinator for the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau (it’s a mouthful, I know). I’m a newbie to the Elgin area so I will be telling you first-hand accounts of events and attractions found in Elgin, through my eyes! I’ll share my adventures through videos, photography, and words.