Choosing a wedding location in St. Charles, Illinois, can involve sifting through dozens of venues. Here are some of the most in-demand locations!
Planning a wedding is an exciting, sometimes daunting task. If you live in St. Charles, Illinois, the number of potential wedding venues can be dizzying. This article features some of the most in-demand locations in St. Charles.
The Royal Country Clubs are a series of three associated clubs in the St. Charles and Winfield areas. The Royal Fox in St. Charles offers full wedding day services: indoor and outdoor options for the ceremony location, catering services and multiple banquet halls.
You may also opt to schedule all your wedding events (bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, wedding reception, etc.) with the three Royal Clubs and receive a "Bridal Bundle" discount. The reviews say the Royal Clubs are a professional and lavish local option.
There is one other major private country club in St. Charles: The St. Charles Country Club, which hosts events of up to 300 guests and offers several wedding packages. You can contact their Dining Room Manager/Event Planner through the website to help you make your plans.
Historic Resorts and Hotels
Located on 250 acres near St. Charles, Pheasant Run is the Midwest's largest entertainment resort. Originally a dairy farm, the Resort was opened in the early 1960s and continues to grow today. Pheasant Run Resort was featured by The Knot Magazine as a Best of Weddings 2019-20 Pick.
Pheasant Run offers wedding and entertainment packages that include golf, stage shows, a comedy club, a day spa and hair salon, and the Midwest's own version of New Orleans' Bourbon St. The location offers four ballrooms; indoor and outdoor options for the ceremony itself; and support services: an award-winning chef, on-site florist and salon, professional wedding planners, and a full-time Director of Entertainment.
Historic Hotel Baker, located in downtown St. Charles, was built in 1928 on the site of an old mill. The hotel boasts a laundry list of famous guests and musicians who slept in the venue and played in Hotel Baker's Rainbow Room. Hotel Baker was recently restored and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Hotel Baker offers indoor options with the Waterfront Ballroom and Rainbow Room, along with outdoor ceremony locations at the Waterfront Patio or Rose Garden. On-staff wedding consultants and caterers will team up to help you design your event.
Nestled into seven acres on the outskirts of St. Charles, Chapel In the Pines is a wedding venue that caters to smaller weddings, up to 150 guests. The venue offers a bridal cottage for preparations, indoor weddings at the classic chapel, outdoor weddings on the lawn at the gazebo, and banquets/receptions at the banquet hall, opened in 2010.
Another wedding chapel option in the St. Charles area is the Chapel by the Fox on East Main Street. The St. Charles Chamber of Commerce website offers their contact information and cites the venue as seating 50 people.
An often overlooked type of site for wedding festivities is the conference center. In St. Charles, the Q Center boasts stylish conference and banquet rooms, coupled with an on-site culinary/catering staff. DuPage Expo Center on Main Street also hosts weddings, and has the capacity to host massive celebrations upwards of 500 guests.
May your wedding be memorable in all the right ways, and may your search for the perfect St. Charles venue be quick and easy!