Just like every love story is different from one another, so is every wedding, and every aspect of a wedding is optional starting from skipping a wedding cake or including your dog in your photography session, based on your personal preferences. But whether you want to have a luxurious and grand wedding affair or if you want a low-key intimate atmosphere to celebrate a new beginning, you should always be mindful about certain things while selecting your wedding venue.
From deciding the kind of experience your loved ones are going to have on your wedding day, to the kind of background you are going to have in your wedding photos for the rest of your life, your wedding venue is the focal decider for most of your wedding day decisions. While browsing through and trying to find a wedding venue in Chicago, along with amenities, check for the kind of atmosphere and service the wedding venue can give you to make your special day even more special. You can choose a cozy restaurant with an elegant ballroom or a quiet stretch of a breathtaking beach with a cabin, it all comes down to the wedding of your dreams.
Located 20 miles northwest of Chicago along the Golden Corridor, in a quaint village called Elk Grove Village in Illinois, is Avalon Banquets, tucked in a perfect countryside setting to host your memorable wedding day. It is located within a 30 minutes drive from the heart of Chicago, and within 10 minutes drive from O'Hare International Airport, making it one of the most easily accessible wedding venues in the Chicago suburbs.
Surrounded by pristine and tranquil countryside settings, the Avalon Banquets is an elegant and sophisticated wedding ceremony and reception venue in suburban Chicago. With a flexible guest capacity of up to 900 people, the expansive Chicago suburb wedding venue is conveniently located at the intersection of Higgins and Route 83, for your guests to find your venue easily and with minimum directions. The free on-site parking for all the guests along with valet parking for all your special guests makes it a very convenient wedding venue in Chicago suburbs.
This classic wedding venue in the suburbs of Chicago features exclusive and elegant decorations details to host your wedding day filled with ornamental and grand details in every corner. The four different event spaces can be transformed into an expansive Grand Ballroom that can accommodate up to 900 guests. Perfect for hosting your wedding reception, this indoor wedding event space features a crisp white marble dance floor, surrounded by an exquisitely patterned red-carpeted floor stretching from one side of the venue to the other side while covering the floor space of 4 huge rooms. The golden and silver furniture, dangling crystal chandeliers evoking a warm light on the wedding venue, the flowing satin drapes, and the ornamental wedding decor thoughtfully placed throughout the wedding event space it will surely look amazing on your Chicago wedding photography. The chic and modern vibe of this award-winning suburban Chicago wedding venue comes to life when you take your first dance beneath the warm ceiling lights reflecting from the glistening marble dance floor.
Whether you want to host an intimate wedding surrounded by your loved ones, or you want a grand wedding affair to commemorate your special day, this traditional wedding venue in Chicago suburbs can be your ultimate destination away from the city hum. The Avalon Banquets offer three wedding packages to choose from, which are all-inclusive and customizable, to suit your needs and fit your wedding budget. Esteemed with 25 years of experience and with the goal of providing the highest quality services, the wedding planners and experts of this Chicagoland wedding venue can transform each and every big and small dream of your wedding day into reality, with their attention to detail style of work. Planning from a fully customizable wedding menu filled with exquisite cuisines to choosing the kind of linens or wedding decor you want to incorporate on your special day, every detail is carried out with care and passion by the experienced staff. They can guide you through every step during the wedding planning process and you can always get in touch with them with your queries and requirements, to host your dream wedding day in sheer exuberance and comfort, all at once.
Our wedding photographers in Chicago love this venue for its elaborate details that reflect back on your wedding photos starting from the ivory tiled dance floor to the glistening chandeliers. But one thing that is loved the most by our Chicago wedding photographers is the accessibility that comes with this suburban Chicago wedding venue to the nearby beautiful landmarks of Elk Grove Village, which is unmatched.
Plan a day with our professional photographers in Chicago, and bring in magical and vibrant elements for your wedding photo book. As your wedding photographs should not be only limited to couple portraits or bridal portraits shot at the wedding venue, you can bring in a wide range of vibrant backgrounds to your photos during your Chicago wedding photography session, by visiting the popular landmarks near Avalon Banquets. You can start your Chicago wedding photography session by visiting the Ned Brown Preserve (Busse Woods), filled with rustic and woodsy backdrops for spectacular couple portraits.
Another scenic park with a living history museum the Spring Valley Nature & Heritage Farm is a picturesque destination with 19th-century farms and countryside settings. The recreational areas and weather-beaten trails by the waterfront area of Des Plaines River and rustic forest lands of Busse Forest Elk Pasture, where you can even spot an elk, are ideal for candid couple photography. If you fancy golden hour photography, then go fishing in the historic Busse Woods and Busse Lake during the sunset hour, as the skies burst into thousands of tangerine hues and reflect in the lake water.
Plan your Chicago wedding photography session, by visiting this large city famed for its bold architecture and equally bountiful natural elements, nestling by the pristine Lake Michigan, giving at the beachy look, making it hard to believe that it is just a lake and not a mighty ocean. Chicago on a sunny day looks like a dream come true, with all its historical landmarks ready to weave magic on your couple photography session. The world-class Art Institute Of Chicago can be your first destination for your engagement photography session in Chicago, with its thousands of diverse and invaluable artwork collections spanning thousands of years. Part of the larger Grant Park, the Millennium Park is a lively and spectacular spot located in the heart of the city with hundreds of free cultural programs and concerts around the year, and the centerpieces Crown Fountain and the sculpture named Cloud Gate inspired by liquid mercury, posing as a breathtaking background for your engagement portraits.
Head to the waterfront destination in Chicago called the Navy Pier, which is also one of Chicago's most popular tourist attractions as it is home to shops, amusement areas, restaurants, concert venues, and gardens. You can schedule your photography session during the sunset hour if you fancy golden hour photography, as the entire place gleams during evening hours when the sun sets over Lake Michigan, making its water look like liquid gold. Your next stop can be one of the largest fountains in the world, the Clarence Buckingham Memorial Fountain makes for a great backdrop with its iconic art deco style, cascading as the central focal point of Grant Park, overlooking the vibrant Chicago skyline on the backdrop.
Michigan Avenue and the Magnificent Mile are ideal for evening photography as our Chicago engagement photographers love to capture couples in front of the luxurious galleries, shops, and boutiques of this extravagant boulevard of Chicago, featuring famous landmarks like John Hancock Center, the Wrigley Building and the Tribune Tower. Our engagement photographers in Chicago love to capture candid laughter and joy of lovestruck duo, in the historic home to Chicago Cubs, the popular Wrigley Field, built in the year 1914. As the Chicago river runs through the heart of the city, the parallel river shore features the Chicago Riverwalk and Lakefront Trail filled with dining and shopping options, where you can relax and unwind with your love while our Chicago couple photographer frames your love for a beautiful and memorable engagement album.
If you are a fan of architecture you can head to the 1988 establishment, the Rookery Building, a 12-story building featuring Roman Revival and Queen Anne-style façade. The ornamental ironwork and elegant staircases look grand in couple photographs taken at this place. The Willis Tower SkyDeck can give you a bird's eye view of the impressive architecture of the Chicago skyline and cityscape from its 110 stories especially during the evening time when the entire skyline starts to glisten like a magical dream.
The suburbs of the Windy City are filled with attractive wedding venues starting from riverfront wedding spaces to luxurious and historic hotel ballrooms, where our professional photographers are always in for treats while capturing the big day's precious emotions behind their camera shutters.
Our Chicago couples know how the Windy City is graced by myriad gorgeous photography locations that can be a part of their pre-wedding photoshoot or post-wedding photography. Depending on the timing of your wedding, you could head to the photogenic locations near your wedding venue right after your spectacular wedding exit. However, if you are staying on or the after-party leaves you with very little time for your post-wedding photography, you could simply make the most of this wedding venue. Avalon Banquets is not just an ideal place to celebrate the happiest day of your lives but also a photographer’s delight! Witness our Chicago wedding photographers capture all the nuances, raw emotions, every little tear, every joy accompanied by smiles and laughter, and relive your wedding day anytime you want!
If you are looking for photographers in Chicago suburbs, we at George Street Photo & Video provide an exceptionally talented wedding photography team and highly competitive packages, starting from USD 1,500. Click to know more about our wide range of wedding photography and video packages by scheduling an appointment with us!
1905 E Higgins Rd
Elk Grove Village, IL 60007