• Occasions Chicago Catering

    Category: Catering
    Contact Name: Gerard McGuiggan
     Address: 116 N. Willard Ct.
    Chicago, Illinois 60607, United States

    Gay owned and minded! Let us help make your special day free of drama and full of exceptional food and drink! Occasions Chicago Catering brings you the finest in weddings and social event planning and catering.

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    Local Area Served: Chicago, Suburbs
    Gay owned and minded! Let us help make your special day free of drama and full of exceptional food and drink! Occasions Chicago Catering brings you the finest in weddings and social event planning and catering.
      
  • FIG Catering

    Category: Catering
    Contact Name: Molly Schemper
     Address: 1850 S. Blue Island Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois 60608, United States

    FIG Catering is a chef-owned company that provides hand crafted food and impeccable service for weddings up to 150 guests. FIG is helpful, fun, and inventive in their approach to weddings – no boring plates or boxed solutions here. We will work with you on your event from start to finish, including recommending some great Chicago venues, consulting with you

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    FIG Catering is a chef-owned company that provides hand crafted food and impeccable service for weddings up to 150 guests. FIG is helpful, fun, and inventive in their approach to weddings - no boring plates or boxed solutions here. We will work with you on your event from start to finish, including recommending some great Chicago venues, consulting with you on the menu and decor, renting all necessary equipment, and serving with a smile.
      
  • From The Field Cooking School

    Category: Catering
    Contact Name: Bill Turney
     Address: 2029 S. Main St.
    Morton, Illinois 61550, United States

    We offer ‘outside the box’ catering. We have a fixed menu, but can make whatever you want (ethnic, vegan, family recipes, whatever – we have no limitations). We also do bachelorette cooking parties, rehearsal dinners & small weddings & receptions, as well as baby & bridal showers.

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    Local Area Served: Central Illinois
    We offer 'outside the box' catering. We have a fixed menu, but can make whatever you want (ethnic, vegan, family recipes, whatever - we have no limitations). We also do bachelorette cooking parties, rehearsal dinners & small weddings & receptions, as well as baby & bridal showers.
      
  • Backthird Entertainment

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Anna Hammond
     Address: 67 S. Stolp Ave.
    Aurora, Illinois 60506, United States

    Whether you’re blending cultures or just lives, your wedding will be a mix of traditions and modern twists. And mixing’s what we do. Meet your DJ before you book. Bring your ideas and concerns; we’ll build a plan to match. Go DJ-only, or include live jazz or a pop-strings ensemble. Watch video at our website.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: Greater Chicago
    Whether you're blending cultures or just lives, your wedding will be a mix of traditions and modern twists. And mixing's what we do. Meet your DJ before you book. Bring your ideas and concerns; we'll build a plan to match. Go DJ-only, or include live jazz or a pop-strings ensemble. Watch video at our website.
      
  • Standing Room Only Orchestra

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Kara Kesselring
     Address: 3216 Clinton Ave
    Berwyn, Illinois 60402, United States

    The Standing Room Only Orchestra is one of Chicago’s most versatile wedding bands, providing superb musicians for your wedding reception or other special event. Available in a variety of different sizes to suit your needs, the Standing Room Only Orchestra will keep your guests dancing and having fun for hours! Our talented and inspired musicians love to perform a wide

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland and Midwest
    The Standing Room Only Orchestra is one of Chicago's most versatile wedding bands, providing superb musicians for your wedding reception or other special event. Available in a variety of different sizes to suit your needs, the Standing Room Only Orchestra will keep your guests dancing and having fun for hours! Our talented and inspired musicians love to perform a wide variety of music.
      
  • Mitch Williams Magic Productions

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Mitch Williams
     Address: 665 South First Ave
    Canton, Illinois 61520, United States

    International award winning magician specializing in absolutely unforgettable magic themed entertainment programs for receptions and other events. Guaranteed to amaze, amuse, and inspire your guests.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: Illinois
    International award winning magician specializing in absolutely unforgettable magic themed entertainment programs for receptions and other events. Guaranteed to amaze, amuse, and inspire your guests.
      
  • Artists, Events & Entertainment

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Mary Rothe
     Address: 1660 N. Hudson Ave. Ste 1F
    Chicago, Illinois 60614, United States

    We are an entertainment agency representing all types of entertainment for your very special day! Orchestra’s, dance bands, string quartets, Jazz trio’s, pianists, caricatures artists, magicians and more. We have over 25 years of experience in providing the most fabulous entertainment for your wedding or special affair.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: Chicago, Suburbs
    We are an entertainment agency representing all types of entertainment for your very special day! Orchestra's, dance bands, string quartets, Jazz trio's, pianists, caricatures artists, magicians and more. We have over 25 years of experience in providing the most fabulous entertainment for your wedding or special affair.
      
  • Gussied

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Liz
     Address: 635 W Barry Ave Suite 307
    Chicago, Illinois 60657, United States

    Gussied isn’t just any wedding band, they “gussy” up all the traditional wedding and party hits (Top 40, Pop, Indie Rock, Country, Folk, Jazz, Oldies etc) into a super fun, whistle sing and tap-dance along bluegrass style that will give your wedding an extra unique and unforgettable edge. In earnest, true Midwestern fashion, Gussied is taking back the term “cover

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: Midwest
    Gussied isn't just any wedding band, they "gussy" up all the traditional wedding and party hits (Top 40, Pop, Indie Rock, Country, Folk, Jazz, Oldies etc) into a super fun, whistle sing and tap-dance along bluegrass style that will give your wedding an extra unique and unforgettable edge. In earnest, true Midwestern fashion, Gussied is taking back the term "cover band" while giving a flirtatious nod to bluegrass.
      
  • John Paris Band

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Matt Gold
     Address: 2108 N. Albany #3
    Chicago, Illinois 60647, United States

    The John Paris Band is Chicago’s premier resource for providing live musical entertainment at your special event. Whether you are looking to find an exceptional live ensemble for your wedding ceremony, cocktail music, dinner music, or an exciting, versatile dance band for your Chicago area wedding reception or corporate event, look no further! John Paris Band is a versatile ensemble

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: US Midwest
    The John Paris Band is Chicago's premier resource for providing live musical entertainment at your special event. Whether you are looking to find an exceptional live ensemble for your wedding ceremony, cocktail music, dinner music, or an exciting, versatile dance band for your Chicago area wedding reception or corporate event, look no further! John Paris Band is a versatile ensemble that creates an amazing experience for you and your guests on your special day.
      
  • Live Digital Caricatures

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Ellen Lustig
     Address: 817 W. Washington Blvd. #404
    Chicago, Illinois 60607, United States

    Please consider Live Digital Caricatures. These are drawn on a digital tablet and projected on a large screen for all to see. With this option, the caricatures can continue through dinner and still be entertaining.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: US
    Please consider Live Digital Caricatures. These are drawn on a digital tablet and projected on a large screen for all to see. With this option, the caricatures can continue through dinner and still be entertaining.
      
  • Stitely Entertainment

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Jeff Stitely
     Address: 800 Custer Ave.
    Evanston, Illinois 60602, United States

    One of Chicago’s top live music companies, we feature four exceptional bands and DJs for weddings, corporate or charitable events. We have fantastic jazz, string and acoustic rock combos, as well as professional solo musicians. Delivering a perfect event is an art and planning it is a science. Stitely Entertainment has mastered both by planning and executing thousands of unique

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicago, N. suburbs
    One of Chicago's top live music companies, we feature four exceptional bands and DJs for weddings, corporate or charitable events. We have fantastic jazz, string and acoustic rock combos, as well as professional solo musicians. Delivering a perfect event is an art and planning it is a science. Stitely Entertainment has mastered both by planning and executing thousands of unique events.
      
  • Bill Pollack Music

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Bill Pollack
     Address: 1317 Greenwood St.
    Evanston, Illinois 60201, United States

    Chicago’s go-to company for all things musically creative. Bill provides a unique conceptual vision of how to sidestep the conventional. His band, the Bill Pollack Orchestra featuring The Move, has been featured at countless corporate events, weddings and galas for the likes of the Chicago Symphony and the Joffrey Ballet. We contract a variety of eclectic musical choices including classical

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicago, Milwaukee
    Chicago's go-to company for all things musically creative. Bill provides a unique conceptual vision of how to sidestep the conventional. His band, the Bill Pollack Orchestra featuring The Move, has been featured at countless corporate events, weddings and galas for the likes of the Chicago Symphony and the Joffrey Ballet. We contract a variety of eclectic musical choices including classical or rock string quartets, world music ensembles, techno-pop groups, gospel choirs and more.
      
  • Music By Design

    Category: Entertainment
     Address: 611 E. State St.
    Geneva, Illinois 60134, United States

    Music By Design is Chicago Gay Wedding DJ dedicated to providing outstanding customer service. By establishing clear lines of communication, we constantly evolve our techniques based on your specific needs.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    Music By Design is Chicago Gay Wedding DJ dedicated to providing outstanding customer service. By establishing clear lines of communication, we constantly evolve our techniques based on your specific needs.
      
  • Memory Makers Entertainment

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Dave Woll
     Address: 148 Center St Ste A
    Grayslake, Illinois 60030, United States

    Lake County’s top entertainment service. DJs, photobooth and uplighting services for any occasion from 25- 2,500. Our Gay Friendly service holds a hold a month showcase for you to “try it, before you buy it”.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
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    Local Area Served: Lake County Illinois
    Lake County's top entertainment service. DJs, photobooth and uplighting services for any occasion from 25- 2,500. Our Gay Friendly service holds a hold a month showcase for you to "try it, before you buy it".
      
  • Armstrong Entertainment

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Jerry Armstrong
     Address: 910 magnolia st
    Marseilles, Illinois 61341, United States

    Let me introduce myself, I am a Wedding DJ/Singer, Jerry Armstrong. I am a professional, I’ve been providing wedding entertainment for over 20 years. As a DJ, I play a variety of music, or can play exactly the type of music you are looking to hear. I have a great sound system and lighting/effects. I am also a singer impressionist

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Ilinois, Wisconsin, Indiana
    Let me introduce myself, I am a Wedding DJ/Singer, Jerry Armstrong. I am a professional, I've been providing wedding entertainment for over 20 years. As a DJ, I play a variety of music, or can play exactly the type of music you are looking to hear. I have a great sound system and lighting/effects. I am also a singer impressionist (sound like the real thing, solo act)
      
  • MDM Entertainment

    Category: Entertainment
    Contact Name: Patti
     Address: 1254 Remington Rd.
    Schaumburg, Illinois 60173, United States

    MDM Entertainment is a Chicago disc jockey company specializing in contemporary and elegant wedding receptions for Chicagoland’s LGBT community. All of our DJs, technicians and staff are excited and honored to celebrate with you on your wedding day and to provide you with exemplary entertainment. We’re firm believers that all couples should have the right to marry and we proudly

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    MDM Entertainment is a Chicago disc jockey company specializing in contemporary and elegant wedding receptions for Chicagoland's LGBT community. All of our DJs, technicians and staff are excited and honored to celebrate with you on your wedding day and to provide you with exemplary entertainment. We're firm believers that all couples should have the right to marry and we proudly offer DJ, lighting, decor and photo booth services for your wedding.
      
  • Town & Country Gardens

    Category: Flowers
    Contact Name: Jamie Lea Power
     Address: 219 Douglas Ave.
    Elgin, Illinois 60120, United States
    Toll Free: 1 800 955-1135

    Town & Country Gardens has been providing wedding & special occasion flowers for over 35 years. From gorgeous bridal bouquets and stunning ceremony decor, to elegant reception centerpieces and floral favors, Town & Country Gardens’ talent & creativity ranks among the best in the Chicago-land area.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Northwest Suburbs
    Town & Country Gardens has been providing wedding & special occasion flowers for over 35 years. From gorgeous bridal bouquets and stunning ceremony decor, to elegant reception centerpieces and floral favors, Town & Country Gardens' talent & creativity ranks among the best in the Chicago-land area.
      
  • Elizabeth Wray Design

    Category: Flowers
    Contact Name: Elizabeth Wray
     Address: 15 S. 3rd St.
    Geneva, Illinois 60134, United States

    Elizabeth Wray Design creates exquisite floral arrangements throughout Chicagoland. With EWD, you can celebrate your marriage in a beautiful environment that reflects the love you and your partner share.,

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    Elizabeth Wray Design creates exquisite floral arrangements throughout Chicagoland. With EWD, you can celebrate your marriage in a beautiful environment that reflects the love you and your partner share.,
      
  • Travel Leaders of Naperville

    Contact Name: Donna Campbell
     Address: 1163 E Ogden Ave Ste 717
    Naperville, Illinois 60563, United States
    Toll Free: 1 800 848-2780

    Travel Leaders has been assisting travelers for nearly 30 years. We have established relationships in the travel industry that enable us to offer you special offers and amenities you won’ find anywhere else – even online. We have the education and the experience to ensure you enjoy exceptional travel experiences throughout your lifetime. Our promise to you… “When travel

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland Area
    Travel Leaders has been assisting travelers for nearly 30 years. We have established relationships in the travel industry that enable us to offer you special offers and amenities you won' find anywhere else - even online. We have the education and the experience to ensure you enjoy exceptional travel experiences throughout your lifetime. Our promise to you... "When travel with us, you travel better."
      
  • That Travel Lady

    Contact Name: Wendy Dall
     Address: 231 Trenton Ct
    Schaumburg, Illinois 60193, United States

    That Travel Lady is a full service travel agent who has a passion for helping busy professional couples realize their dream destination wedding, honeymoon or romantic getaway. My passion for travel has lead me to the joy of helping others experience the world.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Cont. USA
    That Travel Lady is a full service travel agent who has a passion for helping busy professional couples realize their dream destination wedding, honeymoon or romantic getaway. My passion for travel has lead me to the joy of helping others experience the world.
      
  • Vargo’s Dance

    Category: Miscellaneous
    Contact Name: Jamie Vargo
     Address: 205 West State St.
    Geneva, Illinois 60134, United States

    Vargo’s Dance is located in historic downtown Geneva. We specialize in private lessons that are tailored to student’s needs, providing the perfect preparation for a wedding, romantic surprise or a new found. We also offer group classes which are a fun opportunity to learn a few steps with friends or family. Every instructor at the studio is friendly, patient and

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicago Suburbs
    Vargo's Dance is located in historic downtown Geneva. We specialize in private lessons that are tailored to student's needs, providing the perfect preparation for a wedding, romantic surprise or a new found. We also offer group classes which are a fun opportunity to learn a few steps with friends or family. Every instructor at the studio is friendly, patient and passionate about teaching.
      
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    All Ceremonies Beautifully Done

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Marian Hale
     Address: 148 Clyde Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 60202, United States

    You’re looking for something different, a ceremony to reflect your relationship and delight your guests. That’s what I do best. My first same sex wedding was in 1998 — a transcendent experience for everyone present. And I am still deeply moved by this work. My only agenda is to create with you the most beautiful and memorable ceremony possible —

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    You're looking for something different, a ceremony to reflect your relationship and delight your guests. That's what I do best. My first same sex wedding was in 1998 -- a transcendent experience for everyone present. And I am still deeply moved by this work. My only agenda is to create with you the most beautiful and memorable ceremony possible -- let's meet soon to discuss your big day!
      
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    Flow Ceremonies

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Sheri Reda
     Address: ---
    Chicago, Illinois United States

    One-of-a-Kind customized ceremonies that reflect your relationship, your values, your vision. I officiate at weddings, life passages from birth to death, and other ceremonies throughout Chicago and the Midwest, and I’ll be delighted to help you have a one-of-a-kind ceremony that reflects your personal style!

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicago area
    One-of-a-Kind customized ceremonies that reflect your relationship, your values, your vision. I officiate at weddings, life passages from birth to death, and other ceremonies throughout Chicago and the Midwest, and I'll be delighted to help you have a one-of-a-kind ceremony that reflects your personal style!
      
  • Rose LifeCycle Ceremonies

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Michele Rose
     Address: ---
    Chicago, Illinois United States

    It doesn’t matter who you love – love is love! I welcome the opportunity to give voice to my conviction that every relationship of love between human beings is holy, sacred, and worthy of celebration and public affirmation by providing the same memorable personalized ceremonies to all couples, who wish to make a commitment honoring their love, whether gay or

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    It doesn't matter who you love - love is love! I welcome the opportunity to give voice to my conviction that every relationship of love between human beings is holy, sacred, and worthy of celebration and public affirmation by providing the same memorable personalized ceremonies to all couples, who wish to make a commitment honoring their love, whether gay or straight; young or old; same or different races, cultures, religions; or practicing no religion.
      
  • Jeffrey Sumber

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Jeffrey Sumber
     Address: 5412 N Clark St. Ste 207
    Chicago, Illinois 60640, United States

    I believe in customizing each engagement, marital or commitment ceremony in a way that honors your individuality as a couple. We work together to formulate a meaningful service that steps beyond traditional religion without losing the importance, sanctity and beauty of the moment at hand. Whether the two of you seek a more “spiritual” ceremony or simply want a service

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    I believe in customizing each engagement, marital or commitment ceremony in a way that honors your individuality as a couple. We work together to formulate a meaningful service that steps beyond traditional religion without losing the importance, sanctity and beauty of the moment at hand. Whether the two of you seek a more "spiritual" ceremony or simply want a service that reflects your unique approach to Life, let's celebrate your loving relationship!
      
  • Healing Seed Ministries

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Kurt Fondriest
     Address: 1849 W. Lunt Ave 2B
    Chicago, Illinois 60626, United States

    I will say the same words for two people as for two hundred people. Holistic minister will work with you to make your day just that “your day”. It is a time to celebrate marriage equality, so start by contacting me so you can move forward with your dream.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicago
    I will say the same words for two people as for two hundred people. Holistic minister will work with you to make your day just that "your day". It is a time to celebrate marriage equality, so start by contacting me so you can move forward with your dream.
      
  • Pastor Brandyn Simmons

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Brandyn Simmons
     Address: 6047 N. Rockwell St.
    Chicago, Illinois 60659, United States

    Rev. Brandyn Simmons will work with you to craft the perfect ceremony for your needs. He is also able to offer you a venue at Christ Church of Chicago. Whether you are getting married in the church or at another venue, you are sure to be pleased!

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland, Chicago, Suburbs
    Rev. Brandyn Simmons will work with you to craft the perfect ceremony for your needs. He is also able to offer you a venue at Christ Church of Chicago. Whether you are getting married in the church or at another venue, you are sure to be pleased!
      
  • Church Within A Church

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Vernice
     Address: 3338 N Broadway St.
    Chicago, Illinois 60657, United States

    We are a justice and faith based organization who recognize the intersections of oppressions. Our organization and clergy who are a part of our organization are experienced counselors and officiants for same gender couples. We design and create beautiful and sacred services that the couple, friends and family will enjoy and remember forever.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Midwest
    We are a justice and faith based organization who recognize the intersections of oppressions. Our organization and clergy who are a part of our organization are experienced counselors and officiants for same gender couples. We design and create beautiful and sacred services that the couple, friends and family will enjoy and remember forever.
      
  • Rev. Toni Maddi

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Toni Maddi
     Address: 2452 Achilles Ln.
    Crystal Lake, Illinois 60014, United States

    Reverend Maddi is an ordained, non-denominational minister who will help you to create your own unique and personalized ceremony to make it touching and meaningful.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: McHenry County
    Reverend Maddi is an ordained, non-denominational minister who will help you to create your own unique and personalized ceremony to make it touching and meaningful.
      
  • Reverend Denise Tracy

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Denise Tracy
     Address: 535 Arlington Ave
    Elgin, Illinois 60120, United States

    For your special day I will help you create a ceremony that is uniquely yours. I will help you have a day to remember, always.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Greater Chicagoland
    For your special day I will help you create a ceremony that is uniquely yours. I will help you have a day to remember, always.
      
  • Spirit of Love

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Reverend Janet
     Address: 208 E. Crescent Ave.
    Elmhurst, Illinois 60126, United States

    Caring, experienced, ordained minister with over 10 years experience would be honored to officiate your civil union. Whether you are planning a big gala affair or an intimate gathering of family and friends, I will custom design a ceremony that is perfect for you. Whether you choose to have a civil, spiritual or faith-based ceremony, it will be beautiful and

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    Caring, experienced, ordained minister with over 10 years experience would be honored to officiate your civil union. Whether you are planning a big gala affair or an intimate gathering of family and friends, I will custom design a ceremony that is perfect for you. Whether you choose to have a civil, spiritual or faith-based ceremony, it will be beautiful and memorable! Sensible pricing.
      
  • Cindi A. Knox

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Cindi Knox
     Address: 7015 Cornwall Dr
    Joliet, Illinois 60431, United States

    United Church of Christ licensed minister, lives in Joliet IL and serves St. John’s United Church of Christ in Evanston IL.

    Do You Identify As: Transgender Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Northeast Illinois
    United Church of Christ licensed minister, lives in Joliet IL and serves St. John's United Church of Christ in Evanston IL.
      
  • Memorable Ceremonies

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Victor Oswald
     Address: 721 Talcott Ave
    Lemont, Illinois 60439, United States

    Certified Celebrant and Wedding Officiant. I both officiate and design same-gender ceremonies. There are only a few occasions in life that are momentous. It will be my pleasure and honor to work with you as we create a personalized ceremony which will reflect your most sincere wishes and desires. Together we will unfurl a beautiful memory!

    Do You Identify As: Gay Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: IL
    Certified Celebrant and Wedding Officiant. I both officiate and design same-gender ceremonies. There are only a few occasions in life that are momentous. It will be my pleasure and honor to work with you as we create a personalized ceremony which will reflect your most sincere wishes and desires. Together we will unfurl a beautiful memory!
      
  • Rev. Giovanni Weddings

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Rev Giovanni
     Address: 2320 Woodbridge Way
    Lombard, Illinois 60148, United States

    $249.00 in Dupage County (other areas small travel fee may apply) 29 years experience. Choose all the words of your ceremony. Read our reviews on WeddingWire. Contact me directly to set up a personal appointment,

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicago area
    $249.00 in Dupage County (other areas small travel fee may apply) 29 years experience. Choose all the words of your ceremony. Read our reviews on WeddingWire. Contact me directly to set up a personal appointment,
      
  • Agape L’amour Weddings and Ceremonies

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Jameelah
     Address: 2328 E Lincoln Hwy Ste 138
    New Lenox, Illinois 60451, United States

    We offer all types of ceremonies for one price. Cost + any applicable travel expenses and it includes a short rehearsal if necessary. International travel and weddingmoon packages available.

    Do You Identify As: Lesbian Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: So. Chicago Suburbs
    We offer all types of ceremonies for one price. Cost + any applicable travel expenses and it includes a short rehearsal if necessary. International travel and weddingmoon packages available.
      
  • Interfaith Community Church LCOCCI

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Dave Lindley
     Address: 47 W North Ave 3392
    Northlake, Illinois 60164, United States

    Weddings for Everyone, basic or custom tailored to any need. Non religious, spiritual, Non Roman Catholic available.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Illinois
    Weddings for Everyone, basic or custom tailored to any need. Non religious, spiritual, Non Roman Catholic available.
      
  • A Perfect Fit Rev

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Eva LaRoche
     Address: 15112 Lavergne Ave
    Oak Forest, Illinois 60452, United States

    It’s always an honor and a great privilege to be invited to participate in such an integral way on one of the most important days of your lives by marrying you.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Greater Chicagoland
    It's always an honor and a great privilege to be invited to participate in such an integral way on one of the most important days of your lives by marrying you.
      
  • Open Prairie United Church of Christ

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Jessica Gray
     Address: 25 E. Marion St
    Princeton, Illinois 61356, United States

    Open Prairie Church is a fellowship of progressive Christians who believe that God’s love embraces all persons equally. We not only proclaim but also deliberately practice an extravagant hospitality that invites and welcomes persons of every gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, economic status and ability. Open & Affirming.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland area
    Open Prairie Church is a fellowship of progressive Christians who believe that God's love embraces all persons equally. We not only proclaim but also deliberately practice an extravagant hospitality that invites and welcomes persons of every gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, age, economic status and ability. Open & Affirming.
      
  • Rev. Kirk Moore

    Category: Officiants
    Contact Name: Kirk Moore
     Address: 1171 Ryson Ct.
    Wheaton, Illinois 60189, United States

    I’ve been a wedding celebrant and practicing pastor for more than 15 years. I’d love to help you celebrate

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicago, suburbs
    I've been a wedding celebrant and practicing pastor for more than 15 years. I'd love to help you celebrate
      
  • Lovely Day Photoworks

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Welden
     Address: 2089 Sunrise Cir
    Aurora, Illinois 60503, United States

    If you’re looking for an exciting way to make your special celebration spectacular you’ve come to the right place. Lovely Day Photo Works will bring its full service photo booths to your event, and you and your guests will enjoy hours and hours of good times. Just smile for the camera and moments later your photo strips or photo grids

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Cook County
    If you're looking for an exciting way to make your special celebration spectacular you've come to the right place. Lovely Day Photo Works will bring its full service photo booths to your event, and you and your guests will enjoy hours and hours of good times. Just smile for the camera and moments later your photo strips or photo grids will be ready to enjoy!
      
  • Jamie Newell Photography

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Jamie Newell
     Address: ---
    Charleston, Illinois United States

    Specializing in candid, photojournalistic photography, I strive to capture the moments of your special day as they happen. I am LGBT friendly and happy to serve people of all races and religions. 2015 will mark my 10th year of shooting weddings in Central Illinois.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Central Illinois
    Specializing in candid, photojournalistic photography, I strive to capture the moments of your special day as they happen. I am LGBT friendly and happy to serve people of all races and religions. 2015 will mark my 10th year of shooting weddings in Central Illinois.
      
  • Real Life Weddings

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Steven Gross
     Address: 4330 N. Lincoln Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois 60618, United States

    Putting 20 plus years of experience to work with black and white film and digital color photography. Our work is about celebrating the most important moments in life. From the happy couple to the new baby, we capture the second, the day and the full range of emotions. We become an integral part of your event so that you can

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Earth
    Putting 20 plus years of experience to work with black and white film and digital color photography. Our work is about celebrating the most important moments in life. From the happy couple to the new baby, we capture the second, the day and the full range of emotions. We become an integral part of your event so that you can relax and focus on your own experience of it.
      
  • Tuan H. Bui, Photographer

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Tuan H. Bui
     Address: 1946 W. Montrose Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois 60613, United States

    I shoot weddings, engagements, fashion, food and portraiture around Chicago, IL. I’m a firm believer in marriage equality for all. I’ve been published in People, Food & Wine, Front Desk, Michigan Avenue, and Chicago Social Brides magazines, among others. My favorite subject is photographing people in love. I believe the best photographs reveal people’s true selves; I strive

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Midwest
    I shoot weddings, engagements, fashion, food and portraiture around Chicago, IL. I'm a firm believer in marriage equality for all. I've been published in People, Food & Wine, Front Desk, Michigan Avenue, and Chicago Social Brides magazines, among others. My favorite subject is photographing people in love. I believe the best photographs reveal people's true selves; I strive to get subjects to express themselves naturally.
      
  • Sonnet Wedding Films

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Steve Maxey
     Address: 6319 N. Greenview Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 60660, United States

    “The day goes by so fast.” Everyone will tell you that, but you won’t realize it until it’s your wedding day. No time to reflect and remember your nervous moments or how a smile flashed across your face as your partner slid the ring on your finger.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    "The day goes by so fast." Everyone will tell you that, but you won't realize it until it's your wedding day. No time to reflect and remember your nervous moments or how a smile flashed across your face as your partner slid the ring on your finger.
      
  • Michelle Lytle Photography

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Michelle Lytle
     Address: 5517 N. Broadway
    Chicago, Illinois 60640, United States

    We are a wife-wife photography team with 12+ years of experience telling wedding day stories with our candid style. We document the day as it unfolds, capturing all of those little details that make it unique. That make it yours. Our goal is to tell your story, and our focus is on you so you can focus on just enjoying

    Do You Identify As: Lesbian Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Within city limits
    We are a wife-wife photography team with 12+ years of experience telling wedding day stories with our candid style. We document the day as it unfolds, capturing all of those little details that make it unique. That make it yours. Our goal is to tell your story, and our focus is on you so you can focus on just enjoying your wedding.
      
  • Photography by Larry Burrows

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Larry Burrows
     Address: 741 Burns Ave
    Flossmoor, Illinois 60422, United States

    Many years of experience in the Gay Community help Larry create images that will captivate, make you laugh or cry, and most of all, remember your event. Love is Love. Period.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Metro Chicago
    Many years of experience in the Gay Community help Larry create images that will captivate, make you laugh or cry, and most of all, remember your event. Love is Love. Period.
      
  • Hazelton Photography

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Caitlin Hazelton
     Address: 611 E. State St.
    Geneva, Illinois 60134, United States

    Boutique photo studio, independently owned by photographer Caitlin Hazelton. I love unique couples who love photography and capturing their personalities.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicago, Chicagoland, Illinois
    Boutique photo studio, independently owned by photographer Caitlin Hazelton. I love unique couples who love photography and capturing their personalities.
      
  • Milestone Photo & Video

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Bob or David
     Address: 1441 Terry Rd
    Glendale Heights, Illinois 60139, United States

    Milestone Photo & Video has pleased over 3000 couples since 1984. We combine creativity, innovation, experience and Technology to give ALL couples the best in Wedding photography, videography and also photo booth. We have done same sex weddings as early as 1994. Milestone believes in marriage equality for all couples regardless of sexual orientation.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: USA
    Milestone Photo & Video has pleased over 3000 couples since 1984. We combine creativity, innovation, experience and Technology to give ALL couples the best in Wedding photography, videography and also photo booth. We have done same sex weddings as early as 1994. Milestone believes in marriage equality for all couples regardless of sexual orientation.
      
  • DeAnda Photography

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Carol DeAnda
     Address: 189 cool stone bend
    Lake in the Hills, Illinois 60156, United States

    Weddings with me at DeAnda Photography are a great experience all around. (If I don’t say so myself) I know how much effort it took to put this milestone event together and it is important for you both to feel as stress-free as possible when it comes to your photography.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    Weddings with me at DeAnda Photography are a great experience all around. (If I don't say so myself) I know how much effort it took to put this milestone event together and it is important for you both to feel as stress-free as possible when it comes to your photography.
      
  • Loftus Photography

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Dawnelle Loftus
     Address: 11 Lincoln Ct
    Lombard, Illinois 60148, United States
    Toll Free: 1 866 LOFTUS-6

    Let us capture the beauty of your special day. From the first moment to the last, we will help tell your beautiful story!

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicagoland area
    Let us capture the beauty of your special day. From the first moment to the last, we will help tell your beautiful story!
      
  • West Photography

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Nathaniel West
     Address: 3108 Walnut Ave.
    Mattoon, Illinois 61938, United States

    Nathaniel and Lisa West have more than two decades of combined experience as wedding photojournalists, and they love to capture once-in-a-lifetime moments to tell the story of your wedding experience through pictures, emphasizing candid photos and artistic portraits of the couple but not overlooking the more “traditional” group and family photos.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Illinois
    Nathaniel and Lisa West have more than two decades of combined experience as wedding photojournalists, and they love to capture once-in-a-lifetime moments to tell the story of your wedding experience through pictures, emphasizing candid photos and artistic portraits of the couple but not overlooking the more "traditional" group and family photos.
      
  • Sureshot Productions

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Steve Goodman
     Address: 1765 E. Cree Lane
    Mount Prospect, Illinois 60056, United States

    We specialize in high-quality affordable HD wedding videography delivered on Blu Ray Disc and DVD.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Cook County
    We specialize in high-quality affordable HD wedding videography delivered on Blu Ray Disc and DVD.
      
  • Allusion Photography

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Sherry
     Address: 1010 Jorie Blvd
    Oak Brook, Illinois 60523, United States

    Allusion is a fine art wedding photography studio based in Oak Brook, IL. Our images have been described as candid, emotional, magazine/artistic, romantic & airy. We love making real connections with my couples and bringing out their personalities in our portraits. Our photography evokes feelings of genuine love & affection and not some over used pose that is currently popular

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    Allusion is a fine art wedding photography studio based in Oak Brook, IL. Our images have been described as candid, emotional, magazine/artistic, romantic & airy. We love making real connections with my couples and bringing out their personalities in our portraits. Our photography evokes feelings of genuine love & affection and not some over used pose that is currently popular on Pinterest.
      
  • Solko Photography and Video

    Category: Photo & Video
    Contact Name: Bruce Solko
     Address: 5178 Oak Hill Road
    Rockford, Illinois 61109, United States

    Our goal is to convey your special day in a fashion that produces a still or moving storybook of your wedding beyond expectations and will become an instant heirloom piece in your family for generations to enjoy.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicago, Rockford, Antioch
    Our goal is to convey your special day in a fashion that produces a still or moving storybook of your wedding beyond expectations and will become an instant heirloom piece in your family for generations to enjoy.
      
  • Greatest Expectations Special Events & Weddings, Inc

    Category: Planners
    Contact Name: Heather Lynne Vickery
     Address: 1229 N. Northbranch
    Chicago, Illinois 60642, United States

    15 years. Hundreds of “I do’s.” A lifetime of memories. Greatest Expectations Special Events & Weddings, Inc. has designed and planned every kind of occasion, from down-home to upscale, intimate to expansive. As one of Chicago’s premiere boutique event planning and design firms, we share our experience and our passion so you can enjoy planning the day of your dreams.

    Do You Identify As: Lesbian Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: National
    15 years. Hundreds of "I do's." A lifetime of memories. Greatest Expectations Special Events & Weddings, Inc. has designed and planned every kind of occasion, from down-home to upscale, intimate to expansive. As one of Chicago's premiere boutique event planning and design firms, we share our experience and our passion so you can enjoy planning the day of your dreams.
      
  • Frank Event Design

    Category: Planners
    Contact Name: Frank J. Andonoplas
     Address: 5555 N. Sheridan Rd Arcade Lvl
    Chicago, Illinois 60640, United States

    Full service wedding planner. Full line of invitations, including same sex. One of 42 Master Bridal Consultants worldwide. Attention to detial and personalized service are what I pride myself in for the past 16 years of planning weddings and events.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Owned
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Greater Chicagoland Area
    Full service wedding planner. Full line of invitations, including same sex. One of 42 Master Bridal Consultants worldwide. Attention to detial and personalized service are what I pride myself in for the past 16 years of planning weddings and events.
      
  • Schaul’s Signature Cuisine & Events

    Category: Planners
    Contact Name: Robert Schaul
     Address: 520 S. Lively Blvd
    Elk Grove Village, Illinois 60007, United States

    Full service catering and event company, casual and formal affairs, one stop shop

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland Area
    Full service catering and event company, casual and formal affairs, one stop shop
      
  • Effortless Events

    Category: Planners
    Contact Name: Cindy Shanholtz
     Address: 2117 Camellia Ct.
    Naperville, Illinois 60565, United States

    Recognized by the Association of Bridal Consultants, the International Special Events Society, and certified by the Gay Wedding Institute, owner Cindy Shanholtz has planned over 330 unforgettable weddings, and coordinated several commitment ceremonies prior to the legalization of gay marriage in Illinois. Through years of experience, Cindy is able to assemble the perfect team of LGBT friendly vend

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicagoland Area
    Recognized by the Association of Bridal Consultants, the International Special Events Society, and certified by the Gay Wedding Institute, owner Cindy Shanholtz has planned over 330 unforgettable weddings, and coordinated several commitment ceremonies prior to the legalization of gay marriage in Illinois. Through years of experience, Cindy is able to assemble the perfect team of LGBT friendly vendors for each couple. Let us make your event effortless!
      
  • LifesCelebrations inc.

    Category: Planners
    Contact Name: Heather Joye
     Address: P.O. Box 5018
    Skokie, Illinois 60076, United States

    LifesCelebrations inc. believes strongly that love is love. Enough said…. We would love to help you plan and celebrate the joining of two people in love. We will listen to your vision and make it happen. We know that your time is precious and that is why we are going to take the pressure off of you and create what

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicago, surrounding areas
    LifesCelebrations inc. believes strongly that love is love. Enough said.... We would love to help you plan and celebrate the joining of two people in love. We will listen to your vision and make it happen. We know that your time is precious and that is why we are going to take the pressure off of you and create what you want. LifesCelebrations inc. is a Chicago based event firm here for you.
      
  • An Affair to Remember, LLC

    Category: Planners
    Contact Name: Audra Byrne
     Address: 1840 Nottingham Rd
    Woodridge, Illinois 60517, United States

    An Affair to Remember is a full-service company that provides complete consulting services for weddings of all types. It was developed with one goal in mind, to deliver a stress-free wedding by helping couples plan, coordinate, and deliver the wedding of their dreams.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    An Affair to Remember is a full-service company that provides complete consulting services for weddings of all types. It was developed with one goal in mind, to deliver a stress-free wedding by helping couples plan, coordinate, and deliver the wedding of their dreams.
      
  • Sonia Roselli Makeup Studio

    Category: Salons
    Contact Name: Sonia or Bridgit
     Address: 7001 N. Glenwood Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois 60626, United States

    Let’s imagine your wedding day. Are you sitting in a swanky hotel room or in your parents home? Are you sitting in your comfy pajamas or are you dressed to kill? Do you order brunch in or are you having having snacks made for you? I could see all of this and more in your future by allowing us to

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    Let's imagine your wedding day. Are you sitting in a swanky hotel room or in your parents home? Are you sitting in your comfy pajamas or are you dressed to kill? Do you order brunch in or are you having having snacks made for you? I could see all of this and more in your future by allowing us to come to you - the convenience of allowing you to enjoy your day!
      
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago-Alsip

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Julie Popovic
     Address: 5000 West 127th St
    Alsip, Illinois 60803, United States

    The Doubletree Chicago-Alsip is the perfect venue for your special day! Personalized attention, exceptional service, world-class accommodations and award-winning catering services are what make us the preeminent Chicago wedding venue. Our Wedding Specialist will work with you personally and walk you through the entire wedding reception process to make sure you are comfortable with all of the arran

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicago South Suburbs
    The Doubletree Chicago-Alsip is the perfect venue for your special day! Personalized attention, exceptional service, world-class accommodations and award-winning catering services are what make us the preeminent Chicago wedding venue. Our Wedding Specialist will work with you personally and walk you through the entire wedding reception process to make sure you are comfortable with all of the arrangements and to ensure all details are covered.
      
  • Alto Vineyards

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Betty Williams
     Address: 8515 Hwy 127 North
    Alto Pass, Illinois 62905, United States

    Alto Vineyards is the oldest, most award winning winery in Southern Illinois, nestled in the Shawnee National Forest in the town of Alto Pass. With many different venues on premise, we can offer every couple a unique wedding experience. From an extravagant gala in our new 5000 sq ft tasting room, to simple elegance with a ceremony in the vineyard,

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: IL
    Alto Vineyards is the oldest, most award winning winery in Southern Illinois, nestled in the Shawnee National Forest in the town of Alto Pass. With many different venues on premise, we can offer every couple a unique wedding experience. From an extravagant gala in our new 5000 sq ft tasting room, to simple elegance with a ceremony in the vineyard, every wedding is sure to make lasting memories.
      
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    White Pines Golf Club & Banquets

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Laura Wassinger
     Address: 500 W. Jefferson St.
    Bensenville, Illinois 60106, United States

    The beautiful grounds at White Pines Golf Club are accented by a pond with waterfall and fountain, offering an ideal setting for your wedding ceremony and reception in any season.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
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    Local Area Served: Chicago Area
    The beautiful grounds at White Pines Golf Club are accented by a pond with waterfall and fountain, offering an ideal setting for your wedding ceremony and reception in any season.
      
  • Brookfield Zoo

    Category: Venues
     Address: 3300 Golf Rd.
    Brookfield, Illinois 60513, United States

    Brookfield Zoo is a unique and beautiful place to host a wedding and reception that guests will talk about for a lifetime. Extraordinary experiences, such as cocktails among exotic animals, elegant dining, and exceptional culinary delights, will provide an unforgettable setting, as well as an amazing experience for your friends and family.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: International
    Brookfield Zoo is a unique and beautiful place to host a wedding and reception that guests will talk about for a lifetime. Extraordinary experiences, such as cocktails among exotic animals, elegant dining, and exceptional culinary delights, will provide an unforgettable setting, as well as an amazing experience for your friends and family.
      
  • Events at Refinery

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Julia Grant
     Address: 2302 W John St
    Champaign, Illinois 61821, United States

    From classic and casual, to elaborate and formal, Events at Refinery is the perfect location for your Special Day! With a ballroom of 7000 sq ft of solid maple flooring, floor to ceiling windows and mirrors, and seating up to 470, we will provide you with the perfect canvas to create the Ceremony and Reception of your dreams here at

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Champaign, Urbana
    From classic and casual, to elaborate and formal, Events at Refinery is the perfect location for your Special Day! With a ballroom of 7000 sq ft of solid maple flooring, floor to ceiling windows and mirrors, and seating up to 470, we will provide you with the perfect canvas to create the Ceremony and Reception of your dreams here at the Refinery!
      
  • Lincoln Park Zoo

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Lindsay Scully
     Address: 2001 N. Clark St.
    Chicago, Illinois 60614, United States

    Say “I Do” nestled in beautiful gardens and historal landmark buildings in the heart of Chicago. We have 15 spectacular and flexible indoor and outdoor spaces to make your special day truly memorable., Lincoln Park Zoo is the perfect place to say “I Do”. We offer unique venues to fit any couple’s vision. Entertain your friends and family surrounded by

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    Say "I Do" nestled in beautiful gardens and historal landmark buildings in the heart of Chicago. We have 15 spectacular and flexible indoor and outdoor spaces to make your special day truly memorable., Lincoln Park Zoo is the perfect place to say "I Do". We offer unique venues to fit any couple's vision. Entertain your friends and family surrounded by our exotic animals, lush gardens and historical landmark buildings right in downtown Chicago!
      
  • Michelle’s Ballroom Inc.

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Jorge
     Address: 2800 W. Belmont Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois 60618, United States
    Toll Free: 1 888 837-3922

    A brick bank building with front tall columns, built in the 1900’s, now its fully remodeled and located on the near north side of Chicago

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Central
    A brick bank building with front tall columns, built in the 1900's, now its fully remodeled and located on the near north side of Chicago
      
  • Ravenswood United Church of Christ

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Jason Coulter
     Address: 2050 W. Pensacola Ave
    Chicago, Illinois 60618, United States

    Ravenswood Church is a beautiful location for your wedding. Up to 300 guests can be seated comfortably to witness your marriage in a charming atmosphere. The sanctuary’s vaulted ceiling and stained glass windows provide a traditionally elegant atmosphere. The Kilgen Pipe Organ will give a soaring accompaniment to your ceremony. Adjacent reception space in church gym seats 150 comfortably.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Illinois
    Ravenswood Church is a beautiful location for your wedding. Up to 300 guests can be seated comfortably to witness your marriage in a charming atmosphere. The sanctuary's vaulted ceiling and stained glass windows provide a traditionally elegant atmosphere. The Kilgen Pipe Organ will give a soaring accompaniment to your ceremony. Adjacent reception space in church gym seats 150 comfortably.
      
  • St. John’s Episcopal Church

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Kara Wagner Sherer
     Address: 3857 North Kostner Ave.
    Chicago, Illinois 60641, United States

    St. John’s is a ‘country church’ in the city, an intimate space for 125 guests and a beautiful garden for ceremony and/or reception. We have celebrated LGBT weddings since 2008. Marriage preparation with an Episcopal priest, musician, a mentoring couple, and service planning are included.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicago
    St. John's is a 'country church' in the city, an intimate space for 125 guests and a beautiful garden for ceremony and/or reception. We have celebrated LGBT weddings since 2008. Marriage preparation with an Episcopal priest, musician, a mentoring couple, and service planning are included.
      
  • Salvatore’s Ristornate

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Suzi & Amanda
     Address: 525 W. Arlington Pl.
    Chicago, Illinois 60614, United States

    Set in the heart of Lincoln Park in Chicago, Salvatore’s Ristorante captures the essence of traditional Italian cuisine while presenting couples with a charming and elegant venue to fall in love with. Here at Salvatore’s we want to create the vision you have for your event and exceed it. Our event coordinators are here for you from the minute you

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Midwest
    Set in the heart of Lincoln Park in Chicago, Salvatore's Ristorante captures the essence of traditional Italian cuisine while presenting couples with a charming and elegant venue to fall in love with. Here at Salvatore's we want to create the vision you have for your event and exceed it. Our event coordinators are here for you from the minute you walk in to see the space until the second you leave after your event.
      
  • Christ Church of Chicago

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Brandyn Simmons
     Address: 6047 N. Rockwell St.
    Chicago, Illinois 60659, United States

    Christ Church of Chicago is an open and affirming progressive church. We are happy to host your ceremony and Rev. Brandyn Simmons will officiate and work with you to create the ceremony that best fits you.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicago
    Christ Church of Chicago is an open and affirming progressive church. We are happy to host your ceremony and Rev. Brandyn Simmons will officiate and work with you to create the ceremony that best fits you.
      
  • Fleming’s Prime Steakhouse & Wine Bar

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Christi Kordek
     Address: 25 East Ohio St.
    Chicago, Illinois 06011, United States

    Our Private Dining Director will coordinate with you to create a one-of-a-kind experience. We’ll attend to every detail so you can spend time with the people who matter most. Book with Fleming’s Steakhouse today, for the finest USDA prime beef steak and wine experience. A steak is never just a steak.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: ChicagoLand
    Our Private Dining Director will coordinate with you to create a one-of-a-kind experience. We'll attend to every detail so you can spend time with the people who matter most. Book with Fleming's Steakhouse today, for the finest USDA prime beef steak and wine experience. A steak is never just a steak.
      
  • The Field Museum

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Kristine Thomsen
     Address: 1400 S. Lake Shore Dr.
    Chicago, Illinois 60605, United States

    The Field Museum is a stunning and memorable choice for wedding receptions! Stanley Field Hall, our premium event site includes two levels of reception and dining space as well as access to SUE, our world famous T-Rex. Additionally, guests may tour galleries on both levels of the museum or enjoy views of the downtown skyline and Lake Michigan.

    Do You Identify As: Gay Friendly
    Clientele Welcomed:
    Specialties:
    Local Area Served: Chicago
    The Field Museum is a stunning and memorable choice for wedding receptions! Stanley Field Hall, our premium event site includes two levels of reception and dining space as well as access to SUE, our world famous T-Rex. Additionally, guests may tour galleries on both levels of the museum or enjoy views of the downtown skyline and Lake Michigan.
      
  • The Newberry Library

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Chayla Ellison & Jessica Green
     Address: 60 W. Walton St
    Chicago, Illinois 60610, United States

    Turn-of-the-century elegance and distinctive character make the historic 1893 Newberry Library a perfect venue for weddings. The fully restored Lobby features a romanesque entryway, Art Nouveau chandelier and a broad marble staircase that lends itself beautifully to intimate events such as wedding ceremonies or cocktail receptions. For wedding receptions or larger ceremonies, Ruggles Hall provides

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    Turn-of-the-century elegance and distinctive character make the historic 1893 Newberry Library a perfect venue for weddings. The fully restored Lobby features a romanesque entryway, Art Nouveau chandelier and a broad marble staircase that lends itself beautifully to intimate events such as wedding ceremonies or cocktail receptions. For wedding receptions or larger ceremonies, Ruggles Hall provides a warm and inviting space with views of Washington Square Park and the lights of the Hancock.
      
  • Hilton Orrington Evanston

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Lisa Lauren
     Address: 1710 Orrington Ave.
    Evanston, Illinois 60201, United States

    The breathtaking Hilton Orrington in Evanston has a room to suit everyone’s tastes. From the historic Heritage Ballroom, embellished with 1920’s crown molding and Baccarat crystal chandeliers, to the Grand Orrington Ballroom, perfect for those who love to make a grand entrance by descending a beautiful and historic sweeping grand staircase. For a smaller wedding, the 9th floor Prome

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    Local Area Served: Chicago area
    The breathtaking Hilton Orrington in Evanston has a room to suit everyone's tastes. From the historic Heritage Ballroom, embellished with 1920's crown molding and Baccarat crystal chandeliers, to the Grand Orrington Ballroom, perfect for those who love to make a grand entrance by descending a beautiful and historic sweeping grand staircase. For a smaller wedding, the 9th floor Promenade, with floor-to-ceiling windows and stunning views of Lake Michigan, is a unique reception space.
      
  • St. John’s United Church of Christ, Evanston

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Cindi Knox
     Address: 1136 Wesley Ave
    Evanston, Illinois 60202, United States

    St. John’s UCC is an Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ. Our sanctuary, over a century old, is a beautiful setting for smaller weddings.

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    Local Area Served: North Chicago and Suburbs
    St. John's UCC is an Open and Affirming congregation of the United Church of Christ. Our sanctuary, over a century old, is a beautiful setting for smaller weddings.
      
  • Crowne Plaza Lombard Downers Grove

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Sarah Freeman
     Address: 1250 Roosevelt Rd
    Glen Ellyn, Illinois 60137, United States

    The Crowne Plaza Lombard Downers Grove is your wedding destination from the rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception, to the bon voyage brunch. We are an eco-friendly botique hotel and can accommodate up to 300 guests with 119 guest rooms.

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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland Western Suburbs
    The Crowne Plaza Lombard Downers Grove is your wedding destination from the rehearsal dinner, ceremony and reception, to the bon voyage brunch. We are an eco-friendly botique hotel and can accommodate up to 300 guests with 119 guest rooms.
      
  • KeyLime Cove Resort

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Yvette Lamphier
     Address: 1700 Nations Dr.
    Gurnee, Illinois 60031, United States

    KeyLime Cove Resort offers you a unique venue. Our professional sales and banquet staff is here to make your dream a reality. We can offer you setting from casual to tropical to formal. Contact us to schedule your site tour.

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    Local Area Served: Lake County
    KeyLime Cove Resort offers you a unique venue. Our professional sales and banquet staff is here to make your dream a reality. We can offer you setting from casual to tropical to formal. Contact us to schedule your site tour.
      
  • DiNolfo’s Banquets of Homer Glen

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Richard Helmin
     Address: 14447 West 159th St.
    Homer Glen, Illinois 60491, United States

    DiNolfo’s Banquets of Homer Glen is the newest premier venue for weddings and special events. From the 30′ floor to ceiling windows and private outdoor courtyards to the elegant wedding chapels and top-quality service, our Chicago area banquet facility sets the stage for unforgettable celebrations. Imagine your grand entrance on an exquisite winding staircase reminiscent of a classic m

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    Local Area Served: Chicago Suburbs
    DiNolfo's Banquets of Homer Glen is the newest premier venue for weddings and special events. From the 30' floor to ceiling windows and private outdoor courtyards to the elegant wedding chapels and top-quality service, our Chicago area banquet facility sets the stage for unforgettable celebrations. Imagine your grand entrance on an exquisite winding staircase reminiscent of a classic movie, or portraits enhanced by our enchanting outdoor gazebo.
      
  • Hilton Lisle/Naperville

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Jamie Bunting
     Address: 3003 Corporate West Dr.
    Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States

    At the Hilton Lisle/Naperville, weddings have been our specialty for over 30 years. Our professional planners work with you personally on every detail to ensure your wedding exceeds all of your expectations and is truly a day you will never forget. Choose from one of our 3 beautifully appointed ballrooms for your reception, each completely separate from the others to

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    Local Area Served: Chicago West Suburbs
    At the Hilton Lisle/Naperville, weddings have been our specialty for over 30 years. Our professional planners work with you personally on every detail to ensure your wedding exceeds all of your expectations and is truly a day you will never forget. Choose from one of our 3 beautifully appointed ballrooms for your reception, each completely separate from the others to ensure no distractions from other weddings or events.
      
  • Sheraton Lisle Hotel

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Lee Jagow
     Address: 3000 Warrenville Rd
    Lisle, Illinois 60532, United States

    The Sheraton Lisle is the perfect choice for your wedding. Take advantage of IACC-certified meeting space, first-class technological amenities, and a high level of personalized service. When planning your Chicago area wedding, civil union or social function, you just want to enjoy the festivities and camaraderie. Why leave anything to chance?

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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    The Sheraton Lisle is the perfect choice for your wedding. Take advantage of IACC-certified meeting space, first-class technological amenities, and a high level of personalized service. When planning your Chicago area wedding, civil union or social function, you just want to enjoy the festivities and camaraderie. Why leave anything to chance?
      
  • DoubleTree by Hilton Libertyville-Mundelein

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Lesley Boyer
     Address: 510 E. IL Route 83
    Mundelein, Illinois 60060, United States

    Perfectly blended with the 5-star styling and service of a downtown hotel, provides superb banquet services within our 425-guest capacity Ballroom and adjacent event rooms. Let our Catering Managers, award-winning Executive Chef and banquet team guide you through the event planning process – let us handle the details so you may enjoy every moment of your celebration!

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    Local Area Served: Chicago suburbs
    Perfectly blended with the 5-star styling and service of a downtown hotel, provides superb banquet services within our 425-guest capacity Ballroom and adjacent event rooms. Let our Catering Managers, award-winning Executive Chef and banquet team guide you through the event planning process - let us handle the details so you may enjoy every moment of your celebration!
      
  • Hilton Chicago Northbrook

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Nicole Virola
     Address: 2855 N. Milwaukee Ave.
    Northbrook, Illinois 60062, United States

    Looking for the perfect Chicago wedding venue or reception hall? Let the experts at the Hilton Chicago/Northbrook and Allgauers Catering, with over 40 years of excellence in the North Shore, plan your wedding and create a special day unlike any other. The Hilton Chicago Northbrook Hotel and Allgauer’s Restaurant is a premier Chicago wedding venue and reception hall featuring a

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    Local Area Served: Chicago North Shore
    Looking for the perfect Chicago wedding venue or reception hall? Let the experts at the Hilton Chicago/Northbrook and Allgauers Catering, with over 40 years of excellence in the North Shore, plan your wedding and create a special day unlike any other. The Hilton Chicago Northbrook Hotel and Allgauer's Restaurant is a premier Chicago wedding venue and reception hall featuring a stunning and elegant Grand Ballroom
      
  • Midwest Conference Center

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Zoila Matricardi
     Address: 401 W Lake St.
    Northlake, Illinois 60164, United States

    We have the perfect location for that special occasion. Our 16th Floor Skyline Ballroom is surrounded by floor to ceiling windows, giving you an unobstructed view of the the dramatic Chicago skyline.

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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland Area
    We have the perfect location for that special occasion. Our 16th Floor Skyline Ballroom is surrounded by floor to ceiling windows, giving you an unobstructed view of the the dramatic Chicago skyline.
      
  • Oak Brook Bath & Tennis Club

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Lauren Zomparelli
     Address: 800 Oak Brook Rd
    Oak Brook, Illinois 60523, United States

    Let our Bath and Tennis Clubhouse be the backdrop for your special day. With its 35-foot vaulted ceiling, stone double-sided fireplace, natural wood and floor-to-ceiling windows, the Clubhouse offers a spectacular view of lush wooded acres and a serene lake with a fountain.

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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland Suburbs
    Let our Bath and Tennis Clubhouse be the backdrop for your special day. With its 35-foot vaulted ceiling, stone double-sided fireplace, natural wood and floor-to-ceiling windows, the Clubhouse offers a spectacular view of lush wooded acres and a serene lake with a fountain.
      
  • Pleasant Home

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Heidi Ruehle-May
     Address: 217 Home Ave.
    Oak Park, Illinois 60302, United States

    Pleasant Home Foundation opens the doors of our National Historic Landmark to over 20,000 people annually through tourism, cultural programming, event rentals, and free community activities. The board and staff of Pleasant Home Foundation welcome all individuals to enjoy awe-inspiring architecture, interact with unique exhibits, or celebrate special events. Pleasant Home has been the venue for co

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    Local Area Served: Greater Chicago
    Pleasant Home Foundation opens the doors of our National Historic Landmark to over 20,000 people annually through tourism, cultural programming, event rentals, and free community activities. The board and staff of Pleasant Home Foundation welcome all individuals to enjoy awe-inspiring architecture, interact with unique exhibits, or celebrate special events. Pleasant Home has been the venue for countless LGBTQ weddings and we are thrilled to provide a beautiful space for such important moments in life.
      
  • Gaylord House and Gardens

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Candice Hadley
     Address: 1542 Plainfield Rd.
    Oswego, Illinois 60543, United States

    Gaylord House & Gardens, a charming Victorian farm setting 45 miles southwest of Chicago near Oswego, is available for outdoor weddings and rustic receptions. The five-acre property features a striking brick Italianate farmhouse built in 1865 and original farm buildings. Your guests will love our barnyard friends, including the alpacas, Nellie the llama and Peony the peacock. The venue offers

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    Local Area Served: West Chicagoland
    Gaylord House & Gardens, a charming Victorian farm setting 45 miles southwest of Chicago near Oswego, is available for outdoor weddings and rustic receptions. The five-acre property features a striking brick Italianate farmhouse built in 1865 and original farm buildings. Your guests will love our barnyard friends, including the alpacas, Nellie the llama and Peony the peacock. The venue offers many beautiful garden areas, a pergola and a patio with fire pit.
      
  • Happily Ever After Wedding Barn

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Doug
     Address: 1794 South Klinger RD
    Pecatonica, Illinois 61063, United States

    We offer a venue that is both rustic and beautiful for couples who want a unique experience on one of the most important moments in their life. We are located about 1.5 hours west of Chicago,

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    Local Area Served: Illinois
    We offer a venue that is both rustic and beautiful for couples who want a unique experience on one of the most important moments in their life. We are located about 1.5 hours west of Chicago,
      
  • Midway Village Museum

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Mary Friel
     Address: 6799 Guilford Rd
    Rockford, Illinois 61107, United States

    Midway Village Museum can provide the ideal setting for your wedding. Whether you choose to take advantage of the 1900 America ambiance in the Village or use the modern Lakeview Rooms inside the Museum Center we can offer outdoor ceremony venues to a beautiful rustic 1905 Barn for the reception. We even have a small Chapel on the property perfect

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    Local Area Served: Chicago/Rockford, IL
    Midway Village Museum can provide the ideal setting for your wedding. Whether you choose to take advantage of the 1900 America ambiance in the Village or use the modern Lakeview Rooms inside the Museum Center we can offer outdoor ceremony venues to a beautiful rustic 1905 Barn for the reception. We even have a small Chapel on the property perfect for an intimate wedding. Capacities 50-200.
      
  • Crowne Plaza O’Hare

    Category: Venues
    Contact Name: Erica Urban
     Address: 5440 North River Rd.
    Rosemont, Illinois 60018, United States
    Toll Free: 1 800 593-5447

    Celebrating marriage equality in Rosemont, IL. Create a magical wedding day by reserving one of our spectacular ballrooms. An exceptional wedding ceremony and reception venue in the Northwestern Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. Our convenient location, beautiful Ballrooms, experienced staff and phenomenal culinary selections make the Crowne Plaza Rosemont the perfect host for your Chicago are

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    Local Area Served: Chicagoland
    Celebrating marriage equality in Rosemont, IL. Create a magical wedding day by reserving one of our spectacular ballrooms. An exceptional wedding ceremony and reception venue in the Northwestern Chicago suburb of Rosemont, Illinois. Our convenient location, beautiful Ballrooms, experienced staff and phenomenal culinary selections make the Crowne Plaza Rosemont the perfect host for your Chicago area wedding. For more information on our honeymoon special, wedding packages and current discounts, please call us.