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  • Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions

    Grand Ballroom

    The Grand Ballroom is our most popular wedding and reception room. This elegantly appointed room opens onto a full-length balcony with stunning views of the Illinois River. It features 4,450 square feet of social space, which will seat up to 260 guests. The Grand Ballroom is available to be rented out Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 4:00 pm-midnight. Please contact the Gateway Building for cost information and availability.


    Marshall Plaza and Liberty Park

    Outdoor spaces on the RiverFront are also available to rent for your ceremony.

    Marshall Plaza

    Situated in front of the picturesque Gateway Building, Leonard B. Marshall Jr. Memorial Plaza features an interactive fountain, marina access and spectacular views of the Illinois River. Under the archway behind the plaza is a perfect setting for an outdoor ceremony.

    Liberty Park

    Located along the riverbank at the foot of Liberty Street, the gazebo offers a perfect setting for outdoor weddings with the Illinois River as a scenic backdrop.

    Jake Rockhold, Gateway Building Events Coordinator

    (309) 494-6713
    [email protected]