One Lakefront Drive, Zion, IL
Nested in a state park, the Illinois Beach Resort in Zion, IL provides a luxurious location for weddings throughout the year. Just 40 miles north of Chicago, this resort is a refuge on the shores of Lake Michigan, providing modern amenities and design. For a wedding celebrated in tranquility next to the great outdoors , this premier wedding venue stands proud as a refuge draped in elegance. Rehearsal dinners, ceremonies, and receptions can all be hosted here, for the ease of the couple. Capacity stands at between 200-250 guests, making this an ideal location for larger weddings. Being a great lake, the ceremonies hosted on the beach can bring an ocean-esque feel to the midwest. The entire resort is architecturally contemporary, decorated in modern but warm tones for a locale bursting with comfort. Simplicity and elegance are at the core of the venues at the Illinois Beach Resort. The ballroom is designed in a contemporary style with vast windows overlooking the grand lake vistas. Soft wood floors in a mosaic layout give a subtle quirk to the space, without becoming distracting. Airy and cultivated, this location is easily customizable to best reflect the decor of the couple’s choice. Full-catering services are provided for the reception and they have additional rehearsal and wedding brunch options, keeping the wedding party and guests fed throughout the festivities. They have an extensive menu to choose from, but can customize the menu to suit varying tastes and dietary restrictions. When booking the resort for nuptials, couples are able to reserve a section of rooms for their guests. To give celebrations a template for decor, they provide tables and white linens as well as white wooden wedding chairs. Additional rentals include a gazebo, bamboo arch, or cedar pergola for a bit of classic romance. For the convenience of guests they also offer complimentary parking.