The Elgin Area is rich in picturesque locations for weddings. Located just 45 minutes from downtown Chicago, 30 minutes from O’Hare International Airport and along the Metra Milwaukee District/West Line (MD-W) the Elgin Area is an easy destination to bring all of your friend and family together to celebrate. Getting Here

Wedding Venues in the Elgin Area

There are over 40 venues that can host wedding ceremonies and receptions in the Elgin area, from banquet centers, to charming characterful spaces in historic buildings. The Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau also offers a choice of excellent hotels.


Wedding Weekends with a View

The Elgin Area is a mix of rural and urban venues that combine rustic and refined to make any wedding weekend your dream event. From hosting a rehearsal dinner at Bleuroot, West Dundee’s farm-to-table restaurant overlooking the Fox River, or planning your wedding ceremony on Walton Island in downtown Elgin, surrounded by the Fox River and nature trails, or planning your reception at one of downtown Elgin’s refurbished spaces like The Haight or IMAGO Creative Studios.

We Can Help You Plan Your Dream Wedding

One email to us is all it takes to start planning your dream wedding.

We can put you in touch with:

  • Wedding ceremony locations and wedding reception locations
  • Photographers
  • Hotels and accommodations for your guests from out-of-town
  • Caterers and bakeries
  • Wedding dresses, tuxedo rentals and alterations
  • Invitation designers
  • Florists, decorators and stylists
  • Hair and beauty experts
  • Jewelers and gift accessories
  • Transportation
  • Rehearsal dinner locations
  • Entertainment for your wedding reception

Just tell us what you need, and we will do our very best to help. Our wedding planning services are free of charge, the perfect cost for any wedding budget.

If you would like help planning a wedding in the Elgin Area please contact the Elgin Area Convention & Visitors Bureau at (800) 217-5362, email or complete our form to request more information


Ring Around Elgin – Wedding Venue & Celebration Showcase

Where do you start with wedding planning? Join us for Ring Around Elgin on Sunday, February 10th to explore over a dozen unique venues around the Elgin area for this showcase. Venues will be rolling out the red carpet so engaged couples can see what it would be like to have their wedding, shower or bachelor/bachelorette party in their location. They will have caterers, photographers and so much more at each location to help you plan your big day.

Sunday, February 10th
11:00 AM – 3:00 PM
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