The perfect location for an elopement, wedding ceremony, and reception


Built on a foundation of love. This country chic destination wedding venue offers Midwestern charm right here in the Chicago-land area. A seven-acre private estate complete with luscious wedding gardens, breathtaking grounds, a White Victorian Wedding Chapel, an intimate Wedding Gazebo, Bridal Dressing Room Cottage and Vintage inspired Reception Hall.

We Have Much To Offer


We proudly host several wedding amenities not offered anywhere else and definitely not all in one place. We have a white Victorian Chapel, ornate garden Gazebo, charming Reception & Banquet Hall, delightful Bridal Cottage, luscious Gardens and Grounds, and our Engraved Brick Walkway. All of these accommodations provide numerous amounts of photographic opportunities. And our friendly staff are always willing to help!

We Aim To Please

Chapel in the Pines has hosted well over 2,000 weddings.  Our large onsite wedding staff have been highly trained, experienced, and always looking for ways to exceed expectations in every area possible.  We would be honored to host your special wedding and or wedding reception.

Competitive Packages

At Chapel in the Pines, we offer several unique wedding packages that are a must have for a phenomenal and memorable wedding of all sizes and budget. Whether you have no guests or 150 guests, or anything in between, we have a wedding package to fit your needs.

Undeniably Beautiful

Upon arrival, you’ll be captured by the spectacular grounds that will provide a fabulous backdrop for your big day. Our amenities provide endless opportunities for a stunning wedding and banquet experience!

Stunning Photographic Opportunities


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Our Story


In early 1978, Howard & Donna with their two children moved to the property later to be called Chapel in the Pines. The property was not a working farm when purchased and needed a lot of work as all of the buildings were 75 years old. In the past 40 years, they have transformed the property into a fairy tale setting which continues to this day.

The first wedding debuted on March 4, 1994, a day after the chapel was completed and since then has hosted over 2000 ceremonies from all over the world. As Howard puts it, “ I may have built it and own it, but it belongs to all the couples who have used it for their nuptials”. No matter their accomplishments, the two insist Chapel in the Pines has always been and will always be about the people.


  • "Beautiful grounds with a country church and outdoor gazebo with a variety of trees, & seasonal flowers. We enjoyed sitting out fire-pit by the reception hall after dancing. The lighting outside and inside made for intimate romantic evening in the country. The staff was very friendly."

    Lori Connor
    Lori Connor
  • "Absolutely the best wedding chapel, reception room. The grounds are gorgeous the owners great. They even have bride's room. Prices are a third of most Chicago suburbs prices. You get more of everything for less money. You need to check this place out"

    Jim Canfield
    Jim Canfield
  • "Had our wedding here. Beautiful venue, very affordable. The staff was extremely helpful and was always willing to help us."

    Alex Jenkins
    Alex Jenkins
  • "Booked to have my wedding there beautiful place and lovely setting."

    Kristina Edwards
    Kristina Edwards
  • "Great attention to detail! The grounds are immaculate! What a beautiful place to start a beautiful life together!"

    Roger Gilbert
    Roger Gilbert