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The Top 10 Wedding Venues in Aurora, IL

No two weddings will ever look alike, as each couple will bring their own flair and personal style to the big day. One of the most essential steps when planning a wedding is venue selection: it sets the scene for your ceremony and reception and must accommodate your vision for décor, layout, event flow, and your guest list. Whether you already have a perfect wedding in mind or you’re ready to be inspired, these top 10 wedding venues in Aurora, IL have something to offer every couple. All you have to do is keep an open mind and refuse to make compromises. Your perfect venue is out there.

10. Stonebridge Country Club
Situated on 168 acres of rolling green fields, mature forested areas, and wonderful water features, Stonebridge Country Club is surrounded by stunning views and picturesque locations. Their 30,000 square foot clubhouse offers a wonderful indoor space for ceremonies and receptions, with room to seat up to 200 guests. There are also multiple outdoor locations on property if you’re dreaming of an outdoor celebration.

Stonebridge Country Club was established in 1989. A championship golf course, competition style swimming pool, 6 tennis courts, and a newly renovated clubhouse are the main features of this venue today. Stonebridge Country Club is fairly unique in that they allow a certain number of non-member weddings each year, rather than being exclusive to members.

As an all-inclusive venue, Stonebridge Country Club staff will provide all of the food and beverages for your wedding. They are willing to work with you to customize your meal and have friendly and experienced waitstaff and bartenders on staff to assist with all of the day of details.

Uniquely colorful nighttime lighting outdoors, floor-to-ceiling windows with views of the golf course, shuttle services, and undeniably majestic landscapes make Stonebridge Country Club a spectacular venue for every couple, one diverse enough to cater to every wish you have for your big day.

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9. Riverside Receptions
With an outdoor courtyard and three additional spaces indoors for ceremonies, every couple will be able to find their perfect location to say I Do. A pub-style bar serves as the reception space. Whether you’re hosting an intimate wedding with 50 guests or a large party with 250, Riverside Receptions has the space for you.

This historic venue is full of original architecture and a timeless elegance that will permeate the air with romance and grace. Original stone walls and wooden beams ensure that this venue creates the perfect backdrop for every wedding.

The catering for your wedding will all be provided by the staff at Riverside Receptions. Whether you’re keen on a multi-course sit-down dinner or a free-for-all buffet style, the culinary team will help you craft a personalized menu and will execute that vision flawlessly. They also provide bartending staff and all of the alcohol you’ll need for a bar service.

Nestled right on the river’s edge, this venue offers some of the most gorgeous water-front views in this part of Illinois. Large windows and rustic décor characterize the indoor space, along with brick and limestone accents. Lush plants, flowers, and brick adorn the outdoor space and create a wonderful atmosphere for every momentous celebration. Their sister property, The Herrington Inn and Spa, provides a space for relaxation with a bar, spa, and guest rooms.

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8. Northfork Farm
A massive 4-peak tent, horse barn, and lush outdoor space combine to create one of the most welcoming and inspiring rustic wedding venues you can find. The size of the grounds at Northfork Farm ensure more than 300 guests can become a part of your special occasion.

The first owner of Northfork Farm was President Polk. In 1961, the property was purchased by the Pasteris family, who have been breeding and selling thoroughbreds since 2006. In 2014, they reinvented the space once more to serve as a stunning wedding and event venue so they could share the picturesque property with as many people as possible.

Catering for your wedding will be provided by the Northfork Farm staff. They are happy to create a unique menu that satisfies your palate and can serve it as an elegant plated meal service or a relaxed buffet style. They also have a full bartending team on staff to quench the thirst of your guests.

Famous thoroughbred horses, lush fields with white rail fencing, flower gardens, a decorated horse barn, donut wall, and bonfire pit are only some of the extraordinary amenities you’ll get to take advantage of at this venue. The staff will all treat you like family, and you will get to enjoy every inch of the property as if it was yours.

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7. Venue 5126
Seven acres of private farmland, a gorgeous rustic barn with 3200 square feet of space, and multiple outdoor ceremony spaces ensure that every couple can bring their vision to life on this property. Space for up to 250 guests and a well-organized layout ensures that your guests can circulate between locations and still remain connected to the group.

Venue 5126 began as a functioning farm with acres of crops and a barn full of horse stalls and farming equipment. In 2010, the ownership changed and Venue 5126 was born. The owners fully renovated the space into its current grandeur while preserving as much of the rustic charm as possible.

With a full catering team on staff, Venue 5126 is capable of providing all of the food and drinks you’ll need for your big day. Whether you want a simple country-style meal or a full multi-course plated dinner,

the talented culinary team will work with you to create your perfect menu.

Venue 5126 is full of elegance and romance everywhere you turn. A three-peak tent with string lights and chandeliers, a pergola overlooking 500 acres of farmland, a stone patio, and undeniable settings for photos ensure that every guest will walk away with memories that will last a lifetime.

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6. Aurora Country Club
Aurora Country Club is a sizeable location that is capable of hosting 250 seated guests with room for a dance floor and live music. Your gusts can spread out through the indoor ballroom as well as a garden and numerous courtyards that create a picture-perfect setting for your special day.

Aurora Country Club was founded back in 1914. For more than a century, its stunning golf course, 3 dining spaces, pool, and tennis courts have been providing a welcoming and relaxing space for members. It is a true community-minded facility.

Aurora Country Club is a venue that provides a list of preferred vendors for many aspects of your wedding, but the catering is all done in-house by the culinary team at the venue. Whatever meal you envision for your wedding, the experienced chefs and kitchen staff will be able to bring it to life. They will provide a full bar service, as well.

If an indoor reception is your dream, the spacious ballroom at Aurora Country Club is a stunning location for your big day. Eye-catching drapery and romantic lighting will set the stage for a perfect ceremony or reception. You can custom order an ice sculpture, too. Outdoors, the fountain, pond, and intricate gardens create a wonderful space for photos and relaxation.

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5. Revelry 675
With a 5000 square foot indoor reception space and 1200 square foot patio outdoors, Revelry 675 is a diverse indoor/outdoor location that will wow every couple and wedding guest. With space for 300 seated individuals and a gorgeous lawn providing extra outdoor space, this is the perfect venue for every wedding.

Revelry 675 is the dream come true event venue of Shuki Moran, a celebrity event planner with more than 25 years of experience in the industry. If you’re looking for a modern venue with staff that will treat you like royalty, this newer venue is the place for you.

The staff at Revelry 675 have a preferred list of vendors that can help you make your perfect selections for catering, flowers, photography, and more. Although this is not an all-inclusive venue, the staff will help you coordinate with your vendors and will manage everything the day of so you can just focus on getting married.

With property extending all the way to Fox River, you and your guests will be able to enjoy the true beauty of mother nature while being surrounded by contemporary amenities and some of the best service you can find in the industry. With design elements coming from both Los Angeles and Tel Aviv, this is one of the most uniquely elegant wedding venues on our list.

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4. Belle Salle Banquets
Belle Salle Banquets sits on six acres of private estate land. With outdoor ceremony space and an indoor ballroom, this venue is perfect for every type of wedding. It can seat as many as 400 guests indoors, and with 6 acres of well-manicured lawns at your disposal, you can enjoy an outdoor extravaganza as well.

Belle Salle Banquets has been in business for over half a century, and in that time, they have learned what it takes to pull off weddings and other events in a seamless and inspiring way. Mature trees and a stunningly elegant interior make this a wonderful location for your historic moment.

With a talented and experienced chef on site backed up by a culinary team, Belle Salle Banquets ensures that you will have a pristine meal and bar service without the need to investigate outside vendors. Whether you want hors d’oeuvres passed around, a full sit-down dinner, or any combination of services, the culinary staff at Belle Salle Banquets can bring your vision to life.

Lush, towering trees, a serene pond, and a classy pergola characterize the outdoor components of this wedding venue. Indoors, natural light, and light walls and ceilings ensure that every couple’s wedding décor will transition beautifully into the space.

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3. Company 251
Company 251 is a 20,000 square foot space that spans two stories. Both floors are included with every wedding rental to help streamline the transition from ceremony to cocktail hour to dinner to dancing. The space can comfortably accommodate 350 guests for a sit-down reception and 750 for a cocktail-style reception.

The building that houses Company 251 was built in 1908 and occupies 50,000 square feet of space. It was home to the International Harvester Corporation in those years. It is now a renovated space that still holds much of its original architecture and old-world charm. Company 251 occupies two of its four stories.

Company 251 is an all-inclusive venue that provides a full meal and bar service for every wedding. They provide all meals in a buffet style and would be more than happy to customize your menu however you wish. They have experienced bartenders on staff that will keep your guests happy all night with outstanding service and high quality alcohol.

Handmade lighting fixtures, marble floors, exposed brick walls, massive windows, an overhead glass door, and stunning brass accents throughout the building combine to create the perfect blend of historic timelessness and welcoming contemporary décor. It is designed to function as is or provide a stunning backdrop for any decorating theme that suits you as a couple.

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2. Paramount’s Meyer Ballroom
Paramount’s Meyer Ballroom is large enough to house up to 250 guests. They do have minimums in place on weekends, though. There is a 100 adult guest minimum on Friday and Sunday nights and a 120 adult guest minimum for Saturday weddings. They are happy to welcome micro weddings on other days of the week, however.

The Meyer Ballroom is an extension of Paramount Theatre. While the ballroom is a fairly new venue built directly across the street from the theatre, it is consistent with the 90-year-old architecture that inspires everyone who steps foot inside Paramount Theatre.

The Meyer Ballroom is equipped with a full service bar, and every wedding will have access to a 5-hour open bar service provided by the staff of the venue. You will have to work with one of their four preferred caterers for your lunch/dinner service as they don’t have an in-house culinary team. All of their caterers will provide the meal, coffee service, cake-cutting, and necessary waitstaff.

The Meyer Ballroom is truly a show-stopper venue. You will have the unique opportunity to feel like the stars of a red carpet experience, and your names in lights will make you feel as special as it is possible to feel. Every guest will also receive a complimentary ticket to a show at Paramount Broadway Theatre and free valet parking.

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1. Two Brothers Roundhouse
With 70,000 square feet of historic architecture and gorgeous modern touches characterize the Two Brothers Roundhouse venue makes it as the top choice for a wedding venue in Aurora. With a restaurant, beer garden and courtyard, café and beer bar, and more, there is enough space at this location to suit weddings with guest lists ranging in size from 25 to a whopping 600.

The roundhouse that houses this extraordinary venue was built in 1856. It was a housing and maintenance location for the trains of the Chicago & Aurora Railroad. It was built with materials from the local quarry in Batavia and is the single oldest limestone roundhouse in the country. It holds a place of honor on the National Register of Historic Places.

As one of the most exceptional all-inclusive wedding venues in all of Illinois, you will be treated to a marvelously personalized wedding meal and a customized bar package that suits your style and wedding theme. The outstanding culinary team on staff will ensure that every moment of your dinner and party will be accompanied by great flavors and friendly service.

If you are inspired by history, beer, and excellent food, Two Brothers Roundhouse is the premium choice for your wedding venue. Their onsite brewery and distillery, beer garden, original architecture, and modern touches make this the most one-of-a-kind venue in Aurora. Your guests will be astounded by just how captivating this venue is.

We truly believe that Two Brothers Roundhouse is the top one-of-a-kind and inclusive wedding venue in Aurora, but if you have a different vision for your big day, we are certain that you’ll find what you’re looking for in this top 10 list. Each venue offers something unique, and each venue has a property and staff to make your big day as magical as you’ve always dreamed it will be. With the diversity of venues in Aurora, every bride and groom will find the ideal space for their happy-ever-after moment.

See why we’re quickly becoming the top choice for wedding venues in the greater Chicago area. We have more details on our wedding venue banquets page here.

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