Meeting and Event Planning

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Ogle County

Jarrett Prairie Center

7993 North River Road
Byron, IL 61010
Located at the main site of the Byron Forest Preserve, the Jarrett Prairie Center has unique banquet rooms on two levels with a 2600-square-foot wrap-around deck on the main level. The deck and museum at the Jarrett Prairie Center overlook 460 acres of natural prairie. There are also beautiful views…
Ogle County

The Command Post

114 W. 2nd St.
Byron, IL 61010
So much happens around the table - friends meet, stories are told, and families gather. This is a gorgeous small event venue and meeting space available for rent in Byron, IL. Plan your special event: Bridal Showers Baby Showers Luncheon Celebrations Business Meetings Classes Bible Studies, & more!  
Lee County

Sublette Community Building

103 S. John Street
Sublette, IL 61367
50 people or less: $100 50+ people: $500 All rentals require a $100 deposit which will be returned after inspection.*Prices are subject to change*
Ogle County

The Polo Room Banquet Hall

712 N. Division Ave
Polo, IL 61064
Have your wedding or special event at The Polo Room Banquet Hall and Event Room  The Polo Room offers an on-site restaurant available for all your catering needs. (Outside food and catering allowed if cleared in advance.) Full Service Bar available at no additional charge and Stage area for your band…
Lee County

Parties on Pope Banquet & Event Center

207 Pope St
Nelson, IL 61021
Parties on Pope is idea for events, fundraisers, wedding receptions, and more with up to 250 guests.    Parties on Pope is a family-owned business that was established in 2017 in the former Nelson Elementary school. When the building came up for sale we thought the gym would be great place for…
Mexicali Rose Banquet Hall is a Banquet & Conference Center that is a perfect location for personal and business events. Contact us for your personal tour & to book events.
Lee County

Lincoln Way: A Destination Inn

409 N. State St
Franklin Grove, IL 61031
Convenient to the city yet a world away, country-fresh air and the nearby wide-open prairie are ready to set the scene for a distinctive experience that leaves you with irreplaceable memories. Host your next event, gathering or meeting at our destination countryside retreat. The first floor of the Inn features an…
Ogle County
Need a party bus? We provide local, affordable fun across Northern Illinois. Our fully insured, trustworthy service allows you to…
Ogle County

The Canyon at Pine Creek

6797 W. Pines Rd
Mt Morris, IL 61054
The ceremony locations in our Wedding Canyon provide a variety of scenery options for intimate, charming, and romantic nuptials. Go to our website for all the details! We’re wedding planners at heart. Our wise experience coupled with six different ceremony locations offer you a wedding experience full of calm, confidence,…
Whiteside County

McCormick Event Center

205 E. 3rd St.
Rock Falls, IL 61081
McCormick Event Center is the Sauk Valley area's largest venue. Our modern, state-of-the-art facility offers an elegant atmosphere, welcoming staff and delicious cuisine. We pride ourselves on anticipating all our clients' needs and providing an unparalleled experience. McCormick Event Center is the the perfect venue for your wedding, celebration or…
Whiteside County

Mahaffey’s On Main Street

121 E Main St
Morrison, IL 61270
Rental space in the downtown Main Street Historic District in Morrison. Available for your next party or get together. Reasonable rates to hold Birthday parties, baby or wedding showers, luncheons.
Whiteside County

Old Fulton Journal Building

408 10th Avenue.
Fulton, IL 61252
This beautiful building can accommodate seating up to 65 people at the beautiful tables inside the room alone, but has additional room for seating around the perimeter of the room. There is ample parking in the municipal parking lot next to the building and has a ramp at the back…
Whiteside County

Henrekin Pines Cabin

28650 Hahnaman Road
Deer Grove, IL 61243
Available for Weddings, Reunions, Banquets, Fund Raisers, Corporate Meetings, Showers & More! Nestled in a 27-acre pine forest, the Henrekin Pines Cabin started as a charming reception area for the highly successful Sandy Pines Elk Farm. Over the years, the cabin expanded to become the base of operations for their…
Rochelle County

Kennay Farms Distilling Meeting & Events

416 Lincoln Hwy
Rochelle, IL 61068
After an extensive renovation, Kennay Farms Distilling has transformed the historic Hub Theatre in downtown Rochelle into the largest craft distillery in Illinois and is the perfect spot for your meetings, social events, bridal showers and more! Our conference room offers a new and unique space for your upcoming client meetings,…
Ogle County

Storybook Gardens

13501 E Bethel Rd
Rochelle, IL 61068
Its all in the details At Storybook Gardens EVERYTHING you see is done by us for you!  We meet with our clients in our very own formulated design process to create from start to finish a one of a kind event, your DREAM WEDDING!   From the custom signs,  flower arrangements,…
Whiteside County

Deer Valley Banquets

3298 Hoover Road
Deer Grove, IL 61243
Wedding Receptions:Our outstanding combination of warmth and modern skill makes us the best choice to host your wedding reception.  With space for over 450, the large ballroom with cathedral ceilings, spacious room, and floor to ceiling windows overlooking the golf course creates an ideal setting.  Have your wedding party walk up…
Whiteside County

Dillon Home Museum

1005 E 3rd St
Sterling, IL 61081
 Built in 1858 during the Italian Renaissance period, the Dillon Home is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is available for special events, weddings and receptions. Unlike any other venue in the region, the Dillon Home’s manicured, spacious grounds, fountain and towering two-story enclosed porch will be…
Whiteside County

Champs Banquet Venue

9 E. Third St
Sterling, IL 61081
Champs Banquet Venue is a rustic yet modern facility that can accommodate any type of event. We can hold up to 150 people with access to our outside patio. Call for details and follow us on FB
Carroll County

Majestic Pines Event Center

11503 Three Mile Rd
Thomson, IL 61285
Whether you need a venue to host a meeting, conference, wedding reception, or any kind of party tailored to fit your individual needs. Majestic Pines is conveniently located at the corner of Illinois Route 84 and Three Mile Road in Thomson, Illinois. We strive to provide a stress-free personalized service.…
Whiteside County

Rock River Gap

3901 Dixon Ave
Rock Falls, IL 61071
Rock River Gap, the former Rock River Country Club, is ALWAYS open to the public. The original nine holes date…
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