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Garden Grove Event Center
Outdoor Event Space
Garden Grove Event Center is a wedding venue located in Carbondale, IL. This one-stop-shop is an elegant and all-inclusive property that caters to couples throughout Southern Illinois. The experienced staff have hosted over 1000 weddings, and bring astute attention to detail, friendliness, and professionalism to their work. They will help you plan every step of the celebration and will fully customize your special day to exceed your expectations. Whatever your vision, this team is dedicated to ensuring that the final product is a magical experience.
Garden Grove Event Center offers three locations for you to tailor to your wishes, all of which come with separate ceremony sites and reception halls. The Courtyard holds up to 450 guests and includes a patio where you will say your vows in front of a brick wall and waterfall. This deck is characterized by its cedar beams and is draped with flowing white fabric and flowering vines. Inside, a large banquet hall with hardwood floors, chandeliers, and custom LED lights sets the stage for your reception dinner and dancing. The Loft & Terrace location is best suited for more intimate nuptials between 50 and 150 and features an atmospheric outdoor area and indoor hall. The Wedding and Event Garden holds up to 180 guests and boasts natural greenery, a pond, a pergola, and a fountain. An elegant reception area is also attached to this space, where glittering chandeliers and a wood bar add to the warm and inviting ambiance. All three locations come with two get-ready suites equipped with vanities, couches, dressing rooms, TVs, and stylish accents.
When you rent with Garden Grove Event Center you will receive tables and chairs, décor, five hours of event time, and a dedicated wedding coordinator. This manager will meet with you prior to the wedding to discuss your linens, color scheme, and bar and food options. The week of you will have access to the space to run through a one-day rehearsal. On the big day, you can begin setting up starting at 11 am. Full-service on-site catering is provided by Head Chef Carli Phillips, who will work with you to design a mouth-watering and memorable menu. The venue’s staff will act as bartenders, servers, and helpers throughout the day to guarantee that the most romantic day of your life is perfect.View Vendor Storefront