Meeting and Event Planning

Planning an event, meeting, wedding or tour in the Blackhawk Waterways area of Northwest Illinois?

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Whiteside County

Creative Cuisine Catering

1741 Industrial Drive
Sterling, IL 61081
Simply Delicious Catering. From small to large groups. You name it, we will cook it.
Ogle County

Oak Lane of Oregon Wedding & Event Venue

3261 S Daysville Rd
Oregon, IL 61061
Come celebrate your special occasion here in the rustic country setting in beautiful Northern Illinois.  We are here to service all your banquet needs not only specializing in receptions but to include small parties, showers, Christmas parties, etc. As we welcome you to the most unique setting in the country,…
Ogle County

White Pines Resort

6712 West Pines Road
Mount Morris, IL
White Pines Resort is home to one of northern Illinois' landmark restaurants. The home-style cuisine blends perfectly with the log…
Ogle County

CedarStone Receptions & Catering

610 S. Division
Polo, IL 61064
We are a 6,000 sq ft banquet facility for up to 375 guests featuring spacious banquet seating & dance floors plus upscale decor, water features and 2 limestone & granite bar areas. Located in Polo, Illinois just 7 miles west of the White Pines Resort and Wedding Canyon. Available for…
Ogle County

Chicagoland Skydiving Center in Rochelle

1207 Gurler Rd
Rochelle, IL 61068
Jump with the best skydiving school in the United States - Chicagoland Skydiving Center located at Rochelle Municipal airport in…
Ogle County
Boeger Leadership Center

Boeger Leadership Center

4418 South Scout Rd
Oregon, IL 61061
Surrounded by the Lowden-Miller State Forest, the Boeger Lodge is a year-round facility with multiple modern conveniences just right for your next business meeting, seminar, or residential retreat. When you book a retreat at the Boeger Lodge, you will find:- Full wireless access- A large meeting room with a capacity…
Whiteside County

Rock River Golf & Pool

3901 Dixon Ave.
Rock Falls, IL 61071
The newly renovated Rock River Golf & Pool sits on an 18-hole golf course which originally opened in 1913 along the beautiful Rock River. Our fully appointed banquet facility holds up to 200 and is perfect for your large or small wedding or event. Contact us for details! Golf course hours:…
Ogle County

Stronghold Conference Center

1922 IL Route 2 North
Oregon, IL 61061
Stronghold Center is a four-season retreat and camping center operated by the Presbytery of Blackhawk, Presbyterian Church (U.S.A.). Our facilities include wilderness cabins, a camping area, dining and meeting rooms, and seven retreat houses each able to accommodate 8 to 56 guests. Located north of Oregon, Illinois, the beauty of…
Lee County

The Railside Bar & Grill

207 S. Butler
Nelson, IL 61021
We're family & biker friendly & offer a full menu in a casual atmosphere. Our fried chicken can't be beat…
Lee County

Timber Creek Amber Room

729 Timber Creek Rd
Dixon, IL 61021
The Timber Creek Amber Room is the right choice for all occasions, formal as well as casual and business. Our desire is to make your event as stress free as possible. With seating up to 250 your special event will be easily accommodated. Our Chef alleviates all worries when it…
Whiteside County

Starlight's Theater & Lounge

314 1st Ave
Sterling, IL 61081
The Perfect Venue for a Perfect Night of Entertainment - Truly an entertainers dream‚ ready to accommodate your private or…
Carroll County
Naaman Diehl Auditorium

Naaman Diehl Auditorium

811 S. Clay St
Mount Carroll, IL 61053
This spacious room can be used for many different types of events and can be set up in a variety of ways. We are fully handicapped accessible and offer spacious onsite parking. Our new state of the art kitchen is available and is fully stocked with dishes, silverware, coffee pots,…
Whiteside County

Candlelight Inn - Sterling

2907 N. Locust St
Sterling, IL 61081
Home of the original Chicken George. Full-service bar/lounge, lunch and evening specials. Banquet facilities and carryout services. Like and follow…
Lee County


2114 Lowell Park Rd.
Dixon, IL 61021
 A stone and timber cottage in historic Lowell Park, Dixon, Illinois. Designed by Arthur C. Comey, a graduate cum laude of Harvard and recommended by…
Whiteside County

Arnie's Happy Spot

1667 Hoover Rd
Deer Grove, Illinois 61243
Full service restaurant plus Banquet Room with seating available for 50-400 people. Great place for receptions, class reunions, family reunions…
Ogle County

Costa's Italian Ristorante

133 E. Blackhawk Dr., Rt 2
Byron, Illinois 61010
Dedicated to bringing authentic homemade Italian dishes to the area in an upscale, yet family-friendly atmosphere. All pasta's, sauces and…
Lee County

Brandywine Banquet Center

441 Illinois Rt 2
Dixon, Illinois 61021
We offer over 16,000 square feet making us perfect for all sized parties, meetings, wedding receptions and trade shows. Only 2 miles west of Dixon and an easy 60 minute drive from Rockford and Quad Cities.
Lee County

Post House Ballroom

100 W. 2nd St.
Dixon, Illinois 61021
Available for any type of occasion from meetings and conventions to business social events. You will find that the Ballroom has an upscale look but is affordable enough to make your next event a step above the rest. It's perfect for all events from corporate business meetings (fully internet accessible)…
Whiteside County
NASCAR Themed Event Planning

NASCAR Themed Event Planning

Sterling, Illinois 61081
NASCAR-themed event planning by Chapman Motorsports is a unique company in Sterling, Illinois. We provide everything you need for NASCAR-themed events for all special occasions. We offer an excellent opportunity for businesses, event organizers and fund-raisers to promote their next sale, product or event while also placing authentic race cars…
Ogle County

The Kable House Inn

3160 Sunset Hill
Mount Morris, Illinois 61054
The Kable House Country Inn Bed and Breakfast is beautifully situated on a nine acre site atop Sunset Hill and surrounded by the Sunset Golf…
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