Finding a wedding venue sometimes requires a lot of consideration, distance from home, place design, or in terms of price. Cheap is relative, here are the 6 best cheap wedding venues in Illinois, hopefully the place below can help you realize your beautiful day.
1. The Red Barn—Mackinaw, IL
Situated between Peoria & Bloomington/Normal, this beautiful 10,000 sq. foot barn is nestled within a working grain farm, with an amazing view overlooking it’s nearby pond. With new indoor bathrooms, vintage decor and easily accessible location The Red Barn is the perfect spot for the Farmstead Fair 2018!
With the support of her husband, children, friends & family. Shannon E. Rader dreamed of and created the Farmstead Fair! Unable to locate a pop-up, up-scale vintage market near her hometown of Normal, Illinois, she saw the opportunity to bring one to this area!
The market vendors believed in Shannon’s vision, and with their involvement they helped to make it a successful reality with the 2017 Farmstead Fair. Its the perfect event to bring your friends and family (kids are welcome!) to shop the one-of-a-kinds and vintage pieces, re-purposed furniture, up-scale jewelry and clothing from all over the mid-west.
With beautiful landscapes & 10,000 sq. ft. of space the Red Barn is the perfect rental for your wedding or event!
Please contact us via Facebook.
2. Willow Creek Farm
Willow Creek Farm offers a majestic setting for wedding ceremonies and receptions. Our event space sits on 37 acres of beautiful Illinois farmland. We offer a highly personalized experience for you and your guests to make your wedding ceremony a memorable day for everyone.
Willow Creek Farm has been partnering with downtown Champaign restaurant V.Picasso since it opened in 2015. Providing over 75% of the food served at V.Picasso, Willow Creek Farm has played a significant role in the community’s Farm-to- Table scene and is now bringing a unique On-the- Farm experience to the community as well.
Willow Creek Farms is located about 2 miles outside of Urbana proper and lies on 37 acres of gently sloping land amid a smattering of areas homes and abundant farmland. It’s a working farm: cows, chickens, goats, horses, and sheep range in rotational pastures feeding openly on the healthy alfalfa and hay that Illinois’ soils provide. A small greenhouse and garden area grow seasonal fruits and vegetables for the restaurant’s use. Bees pollinate area crops and provide natural, nutritional honey. Willow Creek is fully licensed: with an Illinois egg broker license, and through both Illinois and the USDA for meat production.
3. Summer Breeze Barn Venue
Wedding and event venue in Illinois! Offering all inclusive packages to make your dream wedding or event the perfect stress-free day!
We work with your budget for your event whether it be a shower, class reunion, or anniversary to get you great all inclusive pricing! Reception wedding packages begin at $4500.00 on up at the barn. Our best value! package begins at $7500.00.
Our barn packages is set up for 150 guests when viewing, but we can hold up to 200 guests with a few extra tables. Packages are based on a typical 135 guest list. We also offer value packages at the farmhouse for small, intimate weddings for under 50 guests or small events for up to 75 guests!
The perfect event venue for showers, birthdays, anniversary, reunions, and more!
4. Bluestem Hall
Weddings at bluestem hall have a rooted love of the Midwest and a calling for the open skies of the prairie. inside this sacred space, built by my grandfather, you can feel the history in the rich dark woods, the hand poured floor, and in his work bench we kept right in its place. you can feel the generations of people who loved and worked in this building. like a family member greeting you, we will celebrate your love together.
Our weddings all Include:
250 chairs, 60’’ round tables, 6’ rectangular tables, HEATING + AIR CONDITIONING, AUDIO,
USE OF THE BAR AREA AND WRAP AROUND PORCH, 100 CAR PARKING LOT + OVERFLOW, PAVED HANDICAPPED PARKING, A STAFF MEMBER PRESENT THROUGH THE ENTIRE EVENT.
*we highly recommend hiring an event planner or a day-of coordinator
*BLUeSTEM HALL DOES NOT PROVIDE LINENS
Capacity for a seated wedding: 250
Wedding : $6800
Includes: tables, chairs, air conditioning + heating, audio , wrap around porch, bar area, indoor restrooms, tables + chairs set up in advance + with on-site ceremony . *any event asking to go over 250 guests due to rsvps will be charged a per person additional rate
Queen anne’s lace package
wedding : $6400
Includes: tables, chairs, air conditioning + heating, audio, wrap around porch, bar area, indoor restrooms, tables + chairs set up in advance + *without ceremony
A historic event venue located on the beautiful 120 acre Barnhart Prairie Nature Preserve in Urbana, IL. Open for tours!
Instagram : @ bluestemhall
Website : www.bluestemhall.com
Address : 1401 E Old Church Road Urbana, Illinois 61802
5. Camp Point Wedding Venue
Lakeview Weddings is a breathtaking and secluded setting for your wedding ceremony. Nestled on 45 acres in Camp Point, IL, Lakeview has nature’s perfect backdrop for your wedding with the peace and serenity of a 10 acre lake. With 126 windows, you are surrounded by the beauty of nature with a panoramic view of the lake, trees, and wildflower field, while enjoying the elegance and comfort of the indoors.
At Lakeview Weddings, we strive to provide the best experience for your wedding day. You can enjoy the bridal suite, groom lounge, kitchen, auditorium, wild flower field, trees and lake. Along with the other amenities, the auditorium includes 350 chiavari chairs, microphones, sound system, projector, and a piano keyboard. In the spacious foyer, tables are provided for the guest book and gifts. There is also an easel that may be used for a photo or welcome sign
A breathtaking setting for your wedding ceremony nestled in Camp Point, IL.
Instagram : @lakeviewweddings
Website : www.weddingsatlakeview.com
Address : County Rd 1800 N, Camp Point, IL 62320, USA
Phone : (217) 430-6774
6. The Haight
You only get one day, let’s make it memorable. The Haight is your unique event space to make your day the best it can be.
We offer enough space for 250 seated with a dance floor and can accommodate ceremonies for 175 guests or less. We suggest a guest count of 75+ to take advantage of our space.
Your rental includes:
- Two floors and a total of 9,000 square feet of space
- Private 12 hour access
- Abundant of free parking in public city lots and garages
- Custom built farm tables and round tables
- Lounge furniture
- Two bars
- Two private suites
- Event and venue manager that assists with:
- Floor plan creation
- Full timeline
- Set-up and teardown of personal items
- And more!