Located in Pleasant Plains, IL, Paul's Paradise is a classy— ballroom type of venue with a country setting. This unique property offers all of the charms you would expect from a resort. This property accommodates your rehearsal, rehearsal dinner, ceremony, reception and all your photograph opportunities. Don't waste your weekend running from place to place. Sit back, relax and enjoy ALL your special moments! With 100 acres of land, Paul's Paradise boasts a spring-fed lake, flowers, tons of red Tropicals and lush greenery that bursts with color in the spring and fall. The picturesque surroundings include a tree farm that can be used as a backdrop for wedding photos. The team at this property go above and beyond for their couples and do everything that they can to accommodate. For out-of-town guests, the town of Springfield is a 12 minute drive away and has plenty of places for overnight accommodations. Your wedding day at Paul's Paradise can start in a luxurious get-ready lounge, complete with hair and makeup stations, alongside a private bar. From here, the ceremony can begin in a classically elegant ballroom or one of the spacious outdoor patios. The ballroom is fitted with a stage for professional entertainment and is climate-controlled for comfort all year round. Stone and granite features offer a sense of grandeur to this space that contrasts with exposed wooden beams. Your wedding caterers, meanwhile, have their own dedicated room to prepare dishes in. A large granite bar with 12 refrigerators is ready for those all-important celebratory toasts to the newlyweds. Tables and chairs are supplied by the venue, along with linens and some decorative pieces. There are three wedding packages available, to suit whatever you need from the team on your big day.