31 North Banquets & Catering

Style-Traditional Banquet

Determination to exceptional service, attention to detail, and commitment to excellence makes 31 North Banquet & Conference Center the premier choice for hosting the most special occasions.

Whether you envision a simple gathering with your closest family and friends, or an elaborate formal affair with up to 200 guests, discover everything you need for your ideal wedding at 31 North!

Bluestem Farm & Events 

Built over 100 years ago, it's one of McHenry county's oldest barns. The barn boasts two levels for your event plus an outdoor patio space. Surrounded by over 140 acres of prairie, the views are simply stunning.

We all know the finer things are in the details, De Graslanden barn is filled with original woodwork and hand-crafted details that you and your guests will enjoy.

We offer both outdoor and indoor ceremony options with cocktail hour space and reception space for up to 200 people. With on-site vendor coordination and a full-time event planner that comes standard with your rental, you can rest assured that your wedding day will be nothing short of perfect. Contact us today!


D'Aandrea Banquets

Style-Traditional Banquet

D'Andrea Banquets & Conference Center is dedicated to providing our customers with a superior banquet experience. With a facility designed to accomodate up to 600 people, our elegant rooms are perfect for weddings, showers, Christenings, birthdays, anniversaries, and other special events.

We're also proud to feature expert chefs who take pride in presenting creative and delicious menu options. Our sales manager can also assist you in choosing a budget plan that fits your needs. Call us today at (815) 459-7234 for a friendly consultation.

D'Andrea Banquets & Conference Center is owned and operated by the Spentzos family, now celebrating over 35 years of banquet experience.

Welcome to banquet excellence… redefined

Nippersink Resort

Style-Hotel Banquet, Waterfront

At Nippersink Resort, our majestic, breathtaking, panoramic setting is the perfect ambiance for your special day! Our lakefront is the ideal setting for your unforgettable wedding. Our professional planners will attend to every last detail, from the ceremony itself to the bridal and groom suites and catering! We’ll help you create glorious memories to last your lifetime!

Chosen by brides as The Knot.com & Wedding Wire.com as


Located right on the north shore of Long Lake in Ingleside adjacent to the Lake County Forest Preserve with the most beautiful view of the setting sun over the Chain of Lakes. Our outstanding reputation for having the BEST in food service, the ability to host your ceremony AND reception in one location has made Parkway Banquets the choice of brides for almost 25 years! We take pride in not having all those extra charges that you might find at other locations which makes for the perfect choice for a beautiful reception (and ceremony if you desire), outstanding food and excellent service all in one location! 

An historic building located in a wooded neighborhood setting making Park Place Banquets the ideal location for your special event. Our unique venue allows you to showcase your personal style and caterer of

your choice. Banquet room has high beamed ceilings, chandeliers, stage for your entertainment or head table, wood floors throughout. We give special attention to every detail of your special event.