River House B&B Getaway Retreat Machesney Park, Illinois

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Host an outdoor wedding ceremony on the riverbank.
Host an evening reception and dance with the moon overhead under a star white canopy.

Choose formal chapel seating for a traditional indoor wedding ceremony.
Choose friendly table seating for a casual wedding ceremony.

Plan an elegant white-tablecloth dinner reception in the TIMEAWAY LODGE gathering room.
Plan a casual, intimate affair in the GETAWAY LODGE living room.

Share wedding cake with guests as you enjoy the river view from the shadesail patio.
Share time with family and friends in a full weekend celebration as a destination wedding event.

River House B&B Getaway Retreat location in the Rockford metro area is a convenient destination wedding site for family and friends from northern Illinois and southern Wisconsin. For out-or-area wedding guests, Chicago O'Hare and Milwaukee-WI airports are little more than an hour away.

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11052 Ventura Boulevard • Machesney Park, IL • 61115

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Venue Details

Capacity (Seated / Cocktail): 50 / 75

Outdoor venue also available for 30-75 guests.

Max Number of Simultaneous Events: 1

Outside Catering Permitted (BYO): Yes

Venue Type/Style: Waterfront, Inn, Raw Space

On-Site Cuisine Options: No onsite catering available


Budget Tier: $

Minimim price for 100 guests: $ 3,000

Site/Rental Fee: $900

No per person fees. Site rental fee only based on party size and time. All party/event rentals require whole lodge rental which includes overnight stay for 6-17 guests. Deposit required. Cancellation policy/fee.

Venue Features

  • Accept Credit Cards
  • Full Kitchen Access
  • Guest Accomodations
  • Onsite Ceremony
  • Outdoor Ceremony
  • Outdoor Reception
  • Outside Catering Permitted
  • Parking Lot
  • Wheelchair
  • WiFi Access