16501 135th Street, Lemont, IL
The Monte Bello Estate is a wedding venue located in Lemont, IL. It features the largest wildflower preserve in the state, and an abundance of ponds and oak trees to act as your natural ceremony backdrop. You will have an array of locations to choose from in this pastoral setting, each one brimming with picturesque views and flourishing land. Ideal for couples that are looking for simple elegance in nature, The Monte Bello Estate offers over 55 acres to get creative with. Its breathtaking landscaping and architecture creates a fairytale aesthetic to make you feel like you’re stepping in another world. You and up to 275 guests can enjoy the grounds, which are home to over 145 varieties of planted flowers. Among the colorful onsite gardens is a peaceful waterfall with natural stone decorations for a tranquil setting. Their indoor ceremony space is adorned with crystal chandeliers and floor-to-ceiling glass windows, giving your guests a full view of the woodlands. For outdoor ceremonies, you and your partner can exchange your vows underneath a wrought iron gazebo surrounded by mature trees. Well-manicured lawns and waterfront docks are present throughout the property, available for photo sessions, cocktail hours, and receptions. Your wedding entourage will be welcome to use the spacious dressing suites, with lounge furniture and various games to play away the prenuptial jitters. The Monte Bello Estate holds a one-event-per-day policy, to ensure you and your loved ones have the setting to yourself. Chiavari chairs, tables, and dinnerware will be made available to you, and set up to your preferred arrangement. Their food and beverage packages include mouthwatering hors d’oeuvres, artisan baked breads, and three-course dinners for you to enjoy. Onsite wait staff and bartenders will be present, to care for all your guests culinary needs. In addition, a venue coordinator and greeter will be there and handle important details, while you spend time with your loved ones.