Other Wedding Vendors and LGBT Friendly Businesses

Bakery
Swedish Bakery
5348 N. Clark St.
Chicago, IL 60640
The sweedish Bakery located in Chicago's Andersonville does so many cakes for Same Sex Weddings that it makes up half of their business.
Lillian Sommers
773-561-8919
 
Catering
Beyond Events
312-553-9300 ext 244
Jessiy Rewers
 
Calihan Catering
833 West Haines
Chicago, Illinois 60642
Linda Salecker
312-587-3553
 
Conn's Catering
Alexis Figuero
1535 W Devon Avenue
Chicago IL 60660
733-262-2666
 
Florist
Fab Flora
Jori Foreman
847-363-0798
StudioAG
1800 W. Cuyler
Chicago, IL 60613
Nicole Pecha
P 773.327.0200
Jewelry
Sparkles Jewery
Rachel Meyering
5405 N Clark Street
Chicago, IL 60640
733-944-9600
 
Custom pieces by Gerry Lang
Gold - Silversmith
733-203-2361
 
Planners
Audrey Gordon Parties, LTD.
Audrey has over thirty years of experience creating stunning wedding experiences for couples in Chicago and beyond.
312.504.3600
 
Officiant
Marguerite H. Griffin
Life-Cycle CelebrantTM
773.919.1333
 
Venues
The Farmhouse Restaurant
703 Church Street
Evanston, IL 60201
847-492-9700

Hilton Orrington/Evanston
1710 Orrington Ave
Evanston IL 60201
While they offer a traditional large ballroom for 250-500 guests, the true gem in this hotel is on the ninth floor, where they have a gorgeous space for 100 guests. From the main room they can enjoy lake views and they can take in stunning city views from their outdoor terrace.
Lisa Lauren
1-847-866-8700

The Keith House
1900 South Prairie Avenue
Chicago IL 60616
The Keith House, a distinct 1870s mansion, is in the heart of the renowned Prairie Avenue Historic District, 10 minutes from downtown Chicago. The space has three distinct rooms: the art gallery, the parlor and the dining room and can accommodate 60-80 guests depending on type of event.
Marcy Baim
312-907-7909

Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum
2430 North Cannon Drive,
Chicago, IL 60614
Cassandra DeBoard
773-755-5154
 
The Pleasant Home
217 Home Avenue
Oak Park, IL , 60302
A National Historic Landmark, Pleasant Home, designed in 1897, is a beautiful and unique venue for intimate events. From a summer brunch reception on the expansive front porch for 80 guests, to an elegant evening cocktail party inside the mansion for 150, Pleasant Home is the perfect setting for your celebration. Sarah Najera
708-383-2654