The city of Naperville is located in a suburb of Chicago, Illinois. It’s known for being the fifth-largest city in Illinois, as well as for its vibrant nightlife. Museums, breweries, art centers, and libraries complete the city’s historical and cultural atmosphere.
But there’s one more thing that the city of Naperville is perfect for, and that’s hosting weddings. There are dozens of fairytale wedding venues distributed around the city, making it one of the best locations in the United States to hold your special day.
The Hotel Arista is by far one of the most popular and well-reviewed wedding venues in Naperville. This is definitely the venue for you if you’re looking for a luxurious and professionally coordinated wedding experience.
Hotel Arista will conduct a variety of wedding ceremonies, including civil ceremonies, interfaith ceremonies, and non-religious ceremonies.
Your special day can be hosted in your choice of Hotel Arista’s gorgeous rooms and spaces. The Ballroom, restaurant, and rooftop space are all available for hire.
Customizable wedding packages at Hotel Arista include catering, wedding planning, and a stunning honeymoon suite for the happy couple (chocolate-covered strawberries and champagne included).
Naper Settlement Century Memorial Chapel
The Century Memorial Chapel at Naper Settlement is the perfect venue for classic, elegant weddings.
The chapel seats up to 175 guests and can be reserved for up to 2 hours. A dressing room will also be provided if necessary. Free parking is available outside the chapel and the space is wheelchair accessible.
While the ceremony itself will, of course, be visually appealing amongst the Gothic revival architecture, your reception will photograph just as beautifully. Naper Settlement offers its 13 acres of picturesque land outside the Martin Mitchell Mansion for an outdoor reception.
Naperville Country Club
If you’re going to get married in Naperville, what better venue to honor the location than the Naperville Country Club?
You can have an outdoor wedding ceremony at the Naperville Country Club, for a fee of $5 per head. The fee is inclusive of seating for up to 200 guests and covers the cost of setting up and taking down. A decorative arch can also be added for $125.
For your reception, the Naperville Country Club offers a wedding package with everything you need to make your wedding day special. In addition to wedding planning services, the package includes room rental, a gourmet 3-course meal, wine and champagne, an open bar, and much more.
The Haley Mansion
You can count on the Haley Mansion to make your wedding day feel like something out of a fairytale.
Construction on this mansion began in 1891, so it has an elegant, historic feel, both inside and out.
Both ceremonies and receptions can be held at the Haley Mansion. Ceremonies are held outside in the Victorian gardens, or indoors underneath the skylight with a view of the same gardens.
The Ballroom is the perfect location for your reception and can accommodate up to 350 guests. A 4-course meal is served, including vegetarian and vegan options and a chocolate fountain!
White Eagle Golf Club
The White Eagle Golf Club hires out many of its beautifully decorated rooms for wedding receptions.
On the more lavish side, there’s the Ballroom, which can seat up to 350 guests. The St. Ann Jubilee room has enough capacity for 125 people. For more intimate affairs, the Walnut Room, Belle Isle, and Library can all be decorated to your liking for receptions of between 65 and 75 guests.
This venue also has a stunning view to use as the backdrop to your wedding photographs.
Chicago Marriott Hotel
Many people who get married in Naperville choose the Chicago Marriott Hotel as their venue.
With a 700 square foot Grand Ballroom, a patio for outdoor ceremonies, certified wedding planning services, audiovisual package deals, and in-house catering, this venue has everything you could possibly need for your big day.
The Grand Ballroom has the capacity for 600 guests at a reception, while the Naper Ballroom can seat 300. The former costs $2,000 to hire and the latter will set you back $1,000. Alternatively, you can hire portions of either room for adjusted prices.
Multiple dinner packages are available for the reception, starting at $110.
DoubleTree by Hilton Lisle/Naperville
The DoubleTree by Hilton hotel in Lisle/Naperville has 2 beautiful Ballrooms that you can rent out for your wedding reception.
The Regency Ballroom is the largest space in the hotel, with room for 600 guests at a reception. The Majestic Ballroom is also an excellent choice, with enough capacity for 400 people.
Both of the largest rooms are fitted with crystal chandeliers to give your reception a lavish and luxurious ambiance.
DoubleTree’s own wedding specialist and award-winning catering team will see to the details of your reception plan to make sure everything runs perfectly.
CityGate Grille is a Steakhouse Restaurant that conducts both wedding ceremonies and receptions.
The private outdoor space overlooking CityGate Pond is ideal for idyllic ceremonies, although you can also use one of the elegant rooms indoors if weather conditions aren’t ideal.
CityGate Grille’s Terrace Room is the perfect reception space as long as your party does not surpass 200 people.
The reception wedding package includes a 3-hour open bar, a 3-course meal, custom wedding cake design, and white-glove service throughout.
Tamarack Golf Club
You could also choose to hold your wedding at the Tamarack Golf Club.
This is a picturesque location for both wedding ceremonies and receptions of up to 180 people.
Indoor and outdoor events can be arranged, and your wedding package will include a lot of perks for your money. You’ll get to enjoy customized menus, arrangement of photography and decoration, wedding coordination services, and complimentary parking.
Cress Creek Country Club
The Cress Creek Country Club is a multi-award-winning wedding venue with scenic views.
When you book your wedding at the Cress Creek Country Club, you’ll be able to take advantage of the in-house wedding planning services and the incredible culinary team.
One reason to hold your wedding at the Cress Creek Country Club is the extensive wedding package, which includes a 5.5-hour reception, a 4-hour open bar, cocktails on the veranda, a customized 3-course meal, butler service, access to the bridal suite, and more.
The ceremony fee is $1000 and you can choose your outdoor ceremony location based on the size of your party, up to a maximum of 250 guests.
Embassy Suites by the Hilton Chicago Naperville is a fantastic wedding venue if you’re planning a large reception and are looking for a classy, modern venue. The venue specializes in South Asian wedding ceremonies.
The Naper Ballroom can host up to 1,300 guests for a reception, although it’s also possible to hire sections of the Ballroom for smaller events at a discounted rate.
The hotel has its own events team, which will help to facilitate your day from start to finish.
The Mesón Sabika restaurant is located in a 19th-century mansion. The venue’s Mediterranian Villa ambiance is the perfect location to lend vibrancy and joy to your wedding day.
Mesón Sabika is large enough to accommodate between 120 and 300 guests for ceremonies and receptions, depending on whether you choose the Georgian-style second floor or the mansion or the outdoor Pavillion.
Evening wedding packages start at $3 per person, and you can choose between Silver, Gold, and Platinum menu packages, customizable to your taste.
Wentz Concert Hall
Wentz Concert Hall at North Central College is the perfect wedding venue for music and theater fans.
For $1,450, you can rent the concert hall for up to 600 guests. The ceremony package includes 3-hour room hire and an hour-long rehearsal prior to the event.
The acoustics in the Wentz Concert Hall are perfect for making your vows loud and clear thanks to its sound-absorbing curtains and dual sound chambers. Plus, you’ll be able to say you were married in the same room where music legends of all genres, from Yo-Yo Ma to Colbie Callait, have performed!
Alternatively, North Central College has another exciting wedding venue to offer: Koten Chapel.
The cost of renting Koten Chapel is less than the hiring price for Wentz Concert Hall, at $950. It only holds 150 guests, so it’s not suitable for extremely large wedding parties, but if you’re having a moderately sized event, it’s perfect.
The chapel dates back to 1912 and is decorated with a classic combination of dark oak and stained glass windows. Package details are the same as for Wentz Concert Hall under the organization of North Central College.
Naperbrook Golf Course
Naperbrook Golf Course might suit you perfectly as a wedding venue if you want to hold an intimate gathering with your closest friends and family.
The conference rooms can be decorated to your liking or according to a specific theme, and are large enough to hold 60 guests. Each room offers a stunning view of the golf course, which also features a picturesque pond and fountain. Customizable menus can also be included in the cost of your event.
Naperbrook Golf Course is available to hire for wedding receptions between November and February.