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Get Married in Rockford

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When you're planning your special day, look no further than the romantic venues of the Rockford Region! Whether you're looking to do a simple or glitzy wedding, there is a location that will meet your needs. Take a look at a few venues below, all of which promote equality for every person, couple and wedding!

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Anderson Japanese Gardens

anderson japanese gardens wedding

Anderson Japanese Gardens provides a breathtaking setting for an unforgettable wedding ceremony. Rated one of the highest quality Japanese Gardens in North America, this exclusive venue features winding pathways, flowing streams, plunging waterfalls and distinctive architecture as the perfect backdrop for your ceremony and photography.
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Event Floral

Event Floral tablescape

Event Floral is here for all your floral needs...from our specialty, weddings, to other life events like birthdays, funerals, and special occasions. We also provide linens, rentals, and decorating services.
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Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront

Embassy Wedding
The Embassy Suites by Hilton Rockford Riverfront, located in downtown Rockford, defines uniqueness, offering an industrial chic' look & feel - making it the perfect location for your wedding. There are multiple event rooms on property to choose from, and our talented culinary team has created wedding menus with selections for every taste. They also offer bridal hospitality suites, mimosa packages, upgraded décor and lighting options. Let them help you create the wedding of your dreams! (Photo Credit: C. Tyson Photography)
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Fisher Memorial Chapel

Fisher Memorial Chapel

For the special moments in your life, a beautiful, serene oasis awaits at Rockford University, in Fisher Memorial Chapel. Rolling hills, a stone archway, and stunning scenery will provide a unique and dramatic backdrop for photos. Seating for 200, in the round, provides an intimate and memorable venue for your special day. Parking is plentiful and complimentary.
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Illinois Bank & Trust Pavilion

Illinois Bank and Trust Pavilion

Illinois Bank & Trust Pavilion offers a stunning design with expansive views of Aldeen Golf Club to provide the perfect canvas for your wedding. The Pavilion features over 5,500 square feet of event space, a beautiful stone fireplace, exposed ceilings with industrial chandeliers, picturesque windows that overlook two outdoor pergolas, and a private dressing room. Your guests will be treated to food, drink, and talent that comes from our event professionals combining their decades of experience and holding our team to the highest hospitality and culinary standards.
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Klehm Arboretum & Botanic Garden

Klehm - Get Married Page

Klehm Arboretum offers a unique, elegant location with a variety of natural garden settings for ceremonies, receptions or photography on your special day. Our outdoor wedding ceremony sites include a fountain garden for larger services or the bridge area for a more intimate setting adjacent to a koi pond. The Garden Pavilion & Terrace, a stunning clear-sided wedding tent, is new for 2017. This 6,000 sq. foot venue is Rockford’s largest outdoor reception choice; seating up to 400 guests.
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Midway Village Museum

midway village museum wedding

At Midway Village Museum, you may choose between a variety of rental venues that will add to the unique experience you are seeking for your guests. Plan to have your family gatherings, company picnic, wedding, bridal or baby shower, business meeting, conference, workshop, reception or class reunion at the Museum. 
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Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens

nicholas conservatory wedding

Situated along the banks of Rockford's beautiful Rock River, Nicholas Conservatory & Gardens brings the tropics to the Midwest! The facility is the third largest conservatory in Illinois, offering an 11,000 sq ft plant exhibition area with water features, seating areas, and sculptures. Inside the Conservatory, you are surrounded by lush tropical foliage, the perfect setting for an intimate wedding or special celebration. Outside the facility are additional rental areas and a chance to impress guests by holding your ceremony near the Sinnissippi Rose Garden or on the terrace overlooking the picturesque Eclipse Lagoon.
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The Pavilion at Orchard Ridge Farms

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For a charming country affair with all the style and sophistication of a big city, The Pavilion at Orchard Ridge Farms is sure to please. Named as one of Chicagoland's "10 Timeless Venues" by The Knot, the extraordinary natural beauty of this 130-acre private estate offers an idyllic setting for your wedding celebration. No detail has been overlooked in creating this one-of-a-kind facility. The luxurious Copperstone Inn on the property is the perfect place for the wedding party to stay and pamper themselves for the big day!
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Prairie Street Brewing Co.

Prairie Street Brewhouse wedding tables

Prairie Street Brewhouse, a wedding venue like no other. Situated on the river in downtown Rockford, we are perfectly equipped to handle your special day.
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Rockford Art Museum

Rockford Art Museum - wedding venue

Rockford Art Museum has two floors of beautiful, open gallery space for both ceremony and reception and can seat up to 350 guests.
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