Things you need to know about getting married in Elgin

Wedding planning is a full-time process, but with our help, you can get your cake and eat it too!

Wedding Venues

holiday-inn-hotel-and-suites-elgin-3142362725-4x3Holiday Inn: Their ballroom accommodates up to 300 guests for dinner, making them the perfect Elgin Wedding Venue. From intimate affairs to grand events, their 10,000 sq. ft. of banquet space can accommodate all of your needs. Their Catering Managers are here to assist with planning your Wedding Reception, Birthday Party, High School Reunion or Quinceanera. Their sales staff can assist with any guest room block needs for offsite wedding receptions, reunions, and sports groups. Your guests can enjoy the largest indoor pool in the area featuring an oversized hot tub.

Villa Olivia: Celebrate your special day overlooking gentle rolling ls (3)landscapes with unique panoramic views.  Whether you prefer a view of a green golf course or snow covered ski slopes, gorgeous chandeliers, rustic ceilings, or a warm fireplace, Villa Olivia can make your vision come to life.  Four separate Banquet Rooms can accommodate small intimate gatherings of 30 guests, to large extravagant weddings up to 300 guests. Their professional staff will assist you in planning an event that reflects your personal taste and preferences.

Wedding Delicacies 

The Elgin-area doesn’t only have great places for wedding ceremonies they also have unique dessert options for your big day!

Delish Cakes: Specialize in customized cakes for any occasion; from baby showers and birthdays to weddings and anniversaries. Delish Cakes has a small store where cupcakes and cake pops are offered daily. Items that can be ordered for special orders are cupcakes, customized cookies, sweet table items, cake pops, macarons, and naked cakes.

Herbs Bakery: They make and bake all the “old-fashion” bakery items you have grown-up with. But they also create many new desserts and scrumptious treats for their customers to enjoy! Such as naked cakes, quite simply, that’s the pure joy of their profession!

Country Donuts: If you are looking for a different form of a delicious festive eatery. Look no further than Original Country Donuts, located on Route 20, just a mile west of Randall Road in Elgin, Illinois. They have been in the business of offering only the freshest, tastiest donuts in the Chicago area for 30 years!

Piece of Cake Bakery: The Piece of Cake Bakery is located in East Dundee and known through the Fox Valley for the unique cake designs. Cake Artist, Diane has won and placed in numerous competitions and has appeared as part of a team taking part in “TLC’s Ultimate Cake Off”

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.