Vendor Directory

Attire
 

A Perfect Silhouette
The right undergarments can help you feel confident. Fashion, smoothing, reshaping corsets, undergarments for curvy and plus size women. Personalized fittings. Locations: 318 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb; 1444 N. Farnsworth; 815-596-0866; Aurora; perfectsilhouette.com

Alexis Kay Designs, Inc.
Supplying bridal and formal wear for your special occasion. Located at 128 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb; 815-762-6558; www.AlexisKayDesigns.com

Ducky’s Formal Wear
1000, Tuxedos in stock at each location, special occasion and prom dresses, International Formal Wear Retailer of the Year! 250 East Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb, 815-754-7703; www.duckysformalwear.com

Frills ~ Pretty•Fancy•Fun!
We design and hand craft accessories for girls and women of all ages with special emphasis on weddings. Becki Burke and Janis Hinkle, designers. Email: becki@PrettyFancyFun.com Like us on Facebook @ frills~Pretty.Fancy.Fun!


Attorney

The Doherty Law Firm
Mark P. Doherty: Civil litigation, real estate transactions, landlord/tenant, condominium & homeowner associations, commercial & residential leases, banking, lending & mortgage foreclosures, estate planning. DeKalb 815-787-6666; St. Charles & Wheaton  630-377-9750; www.dohertylawfirm.com


Banquet/Catering

Aurora Country Club
The impeccable grounds and beautiful views of ACC provide a variety of venues for wedding receptions, bridal showers, social, family or corporate gatherings. Bridal Expo March 3, 2013;  Contact us at 630-892-4281; www.auroracc.com

Barnacopia 
A three-story museum available for weddings, receptions, bridal showers and social events.  Attached silo serves as a Bed and Breakfast; 2570 N. West Branch Road, Polo; 815-238-1474; barnacopia.com
 
Catering by Diann 
Catering By Diann is a division of Sycamore’s Tom & Jerry’s Restaurant. Customized catering to fit any budget; 815-895-4420; sycamoretomandjerrys.com

Chapel in the Pines Wedding & Banquet Center
Beautiful wedding venue with a white Victorian wedding chapel, wedding gazebo, banquet hall and gardens waiting to make your day memorable. Unique wedding services are included saving you more than a $1000; 815-895-4797; www.chapelinthepines.com

Chicagoland Skydiving Center 
Wedding ceremonies for up to 350, DeHavilland Hangar, Cessna Room, Tent Pavilion. 815-561-3663 x385; 1207 West Gurler Road, Rochelle; www.skydivecsc.com

Country Store & Catering, Inc.
"The Butcher Shop That Cooks" - Wedding catering since 1990. Famous for our quality and homemade side dishes. Specializing in stuffed chicken breasts, prime rib, steaks & more. Call 815-899-2333; 456 N. Main St., Sycamore; www.countrystorecatering.com



DeKalb Park District - The Terrace Room

Located at Hopkins Park. Elegance made affordable; seats up to 200; gorgeous view of park, gazebo & gardens; ample parking; bar service; 815-758-6663 Ext 113; 1403 Sycamore Road, DeKalb; www.dekalbparkdistrict.com

Eduardo’s Restaurant
Latin and American Cuisine, seasonal menu, perfect for weddings and rehearsal dinners, parties up to 90 guests; 815-758-2677; 214 E. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb; eduardosdekalb.com
 
Ellwood House
A grand Victorian mansion built for barbed wire baron Isaac L. Ellwood; Ceremonies in the lovely gardens; small receptions in the Visitor Center. 509 N. First St., DeKalb; 815-756-4609; ellwoodhouse.org

Ellwood Steak and Fish House
Intimate dinners, celebrate with family and friends; Steaks, Seafood, Chops; 2219 Sycamore Rd., DeKalb; 815-901-0270; EllwoodSteakandFishHouse.com

Faranda’s Banquets
Newest venue in DeKalb County, award winning cuisine, 5 separate banquet rooms, accommodates 500 guests, 815-981-3304; 302 Grove St., DeKalb; farandas.com

Farm Friends,nfp
Serene & impeccably manicured grounds, lush gardens & pond; accommodations 50-800; on-site planner, not-for-profit-revenue supports families with unique needs; 630-360-6410; mail@farmfriendsnfp.org; www.farmfriendsnfp.org

Fatty’s Pub & Grille/Momma Fatty’s Catering
New: The Novak Room - 2,000 square foot banquet facility! Complete off-site catering, in-house banquet room, seats 150, shuttle bus service; rehearsal dinners, showers, parties, etc. 1312 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb; 815-758-7737; FattysPub.com

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center
Modern conveniences surrounded by the beauty of nature, a one-of-a kind event. Ceremonies, receptions, rehearsal dinners, and bridal showers. Contact Tricia Claypool at 630-513-4399; 3795 Campton Hills, St. Charles, stcnature.org

Indian Oaks Golf Club
Beautiful golf course along peaceful Lake Shabbona with a newly remodeled clubhouse; Seats 225 guests; 603 Preserve Road, Shabbona; 815-824-2202; indianoakscountryclub.com
 
K’s Korner – The Loft
Historic renovated barn, seats up to 300 guests, 1920’s bar, winding staircase, music/dance area, hotels near, climate controlled. Catering referrals or byo food; 815-626-2988; 13030 Galt Rd, Sterling.

Kilbuck Creek
A sanctuary of wilderness, 8000 sq. ft Tennessee Log Cabin, gathering hall, indoor poolside den, wrap-around porch. 20 min. south of Rockford, 29 miles west of DeKalb, 815-393-3247; 6752 N. Kilbuck Rd, Monroe Center, IL; Kilbuckcreek.com
 
Kuipers Family Farm

Orchard events and gatherings, serene venue, elegant rustic-chic ceremony and reception; On and Off-site catering; 815-827-5200; 1N318 Watson Rd., Maple Park; kuipersfamilyfarm.com/weddings-gatherings

MVP Sports Bar
DeKalb County’s only Roof Top Bar & Restaurant, Have your rehearsal dinner on our patio! 124 S. California St., Sycamore; 815-508-8008; www.mvpsycamore.com

NIU Altgeld Hall
Historic renovated “Castle on the Hill accommodates weddings and banquets up to 350 guests; College Ave. and Castle Dr.; 866-753-0010; go.niu.edu/weddings

NIU Barsema Alumni and Visitors Center
Elegant cathedral-style building, terrace and sculpture gardens perfect for wedding events; seats up to 240 guests. Annie Glidden Rd at Stadium Dr, DeKalb, 866-753-0010; go.niu.edu/weddings

NIU Holmes Student Center 
“From buffets to banquets,” On-site guest rooms, accommodates 1,200 guests; 866-753-0010; go.niu.edu/wedding

NIU Naperville Wedding 
Modern and elegant spaces for ceremony and reception; accommodates up to 230 guests; Diehl Road, Naperville; 866-753-0010; go.niu.edu/wedding

O'Leary's Banquets
With one call you have it all! Banquets, meeting rooms, receptions, private parties, rehearsal dinners; 815-748-0000; olearyspubandgrill.com

Paper Moon Farm
Acres of romantic prairie views and a wedding barn. 2423 S. Woodlawn Rd., Esmond; (815) 246-2180; PaperMoonFarm.com

Pizza Villa
Banquet facilities for groups up to 80; relaxed atmosphere! Pizza & pasta packages at affordable prices served family style, since 1956, 824 W. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb. 815-758-8116; pizzavilla.com

Premier Meals Catering 
Dedicated to providing the finest quality service & dining experience over 12 years; "The Day is Exclusively Yours" 1606 Bethany Road, Sycamore; 815-758-3932; www.vacdk.com

Regale Center
The Regale Center is in the heart of downtown Sycamore, full bar area, pro music system, prep kitchen, professional grade stage,I-pod hook-up, dance floor. 124 ½ S. California St, 815-508-8008; www.rcsycamore.com

Riverside Receptions & Conference Center
Simply classic. A historic building with beautiful river views, superior food and excellent service are ideal as a peaceful location for any event. 630-262-8371; riversidereceptions.com

St. Mary’s Memorial Hall
The perfect place for your perfect day. Weddings, showers, luncheons, business meetings; seats up to 350 guests; 322 Waterman St.; Sycamore; 815-895-3275 Ext. 4.; stmarysycamore.com

Sweet Dreams Desserts & Catering, Inc.
Unforgettable desserts & catering for weddings, anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, holidays, business, entertaining; 815-756-8150; 1969 B. Bethany Rd., Sycamore; sweetdreamdesserts.com

Taxco Restaurant
Winner of Illinois Restaurant Assoc. Neighbor Award. We don't say we are the best, our customers do! Banquets, catering, tequila bar; 223 W. State, Sycamore; 815-895-2545; taxcorestaurant.com

Tom & Jerry’s/Catering by Diann
Catering By Diann is a division of Sycamore’s Tom & Jerry’s Restaurant. Customized catering to fit any budget; 815-895-4420; sycamoretomandjerrys.com

White Pines Inn
Outdoor ceremonies in the breathtaking surroundings of the Wedding Canyon, with waterfalls, ponds, gazebos;  Receptions up to 375; White Pines Inn and White Pines La Branche, whitepinesinn.com; 815 946-2400; weddings@whitepinesinn.com


Bridal Consultants/Event Planners

GZ Weddings & Special Events
Providing professional wedding and event planning services throughout Fox Valley and Chicago’s western suburbs,
specializing in working with clients on an individual basis. www.gzweddingsandevents.com; (630) 730-7967



Bridal Expos

The detailed listing is on the website under the tab "Bridal Expos" or see the latest edition of The Bridal Guide.
http://www.nibridalguide.com/guide/47/#page/34


Cakes and Sweets

Sweet Dreams Desserts & Catering, Inc.
Unforgettable desserts & catering for weddings, anniversaries, graduations, birthdays, holidays, business, entertaining; 815-756-8150; 1969 B. Bethany, Sycamore; www.sweetdreamdesserts.com


Chapel

Chapel in the Pines Wedding & Banquet Center
Beautiful wedding venue with a white Victorian wedding chapel, wedding gazebo, banquet hall and gardens waiting to make your day memorable. Unique wedding services are included saving you more than a $1000; 815-895-4797; www.chapelinthepines.com


Cleaning

Quinlan’s Cleaning Service
 Since 1945, Out-cleaning our competitors for 65 years. Carpet, rugs, upholstery, air ducts and dryer vent cleaning; 815-756-5361; www.quinlans.org


Decorating

Delano's Home Decorating
We have been decorating area homes since 1945. Delano's offers a great selection of flooring, window treatments, cabinets, and wall coverings. 815-756-2951; www.delanoshomedecorating.com


Dry Cleaners

Greenacre Cleaners
For 89 years we have professionally cleaned & preserved bridal gowns. We press gowns & attire to perfection before the big day.  Three DeKalb area locations to serve your needs. 888-828-7888, 815-758-6623; 1334 E. Lincoln Hwy., DeKalb

VIP Cleaners
Same day service for cleaning and pressing. 50% off wedding gown preservation and dry cleaning; 3212 Sycamore Road, DeKalb; 815-756-7124; vipcleanersdekalb.com


Entertainment: Musicians-Deejays-Live Music



 
Premier Entertainment
Chicagoland Premier Wedding D. J. Service, Wedding Wire Couples Choice recipient for 2015, 2016, 2017. Up-lighting, memory kiosk, confetti cannon, day of wedding coordination, fully insured; 630-450-7106; www.premier-dj.net


Engraving and Gifts

Invitations By Megan
Quite Personally! A collection of fine accessories, gifts and favors with a personalized touch. 815-756-8049; InvitationsByMegan.cceasy.com


Florists

The Glidden Campus Florist
Bridal bouquets, wedding ceremony flowers, centerpieces; designed for 80 years; 800-353-8222; 917 W. Lincoln Hwy, DeKalb; Glidden-Florist.com


Gifts and Favors

Invitations By Megan
Quite Personally! A collection of fine accessories, gifts and favors with a personalized touch. 815-739-9937; www.invitationsbymegan.carlsoncraft.com

Phanye Gal
Handbags by Stephanye; One-of-a-kind hand-made leather handbags; The perfect bridesmaid’s gifts; Phanyegal.com

Rosemary Fanti
A nationally published artist creating on-site wedding paintings as guests watch; Your wedding moment captured live on canvas; 815-341-3340; rosemaryfanti.com


Health, Beauty & Spa

Kish Health System
Advanced care without leaving your neighborhood. Northwestern Medicine; 815-748-1521; KishHealth.org; Maternity suites and Breastfeeding Center: Private, secure, peaceful. We deliver even the smallest comforts – maternity suites, Breastfeeding Center at Kishwaukee Hospital 815-748-8962; Valley West Hospital 815-786-3760; maternitysuites.org

One Salon & Bridal Company
Absolute elegance in bridal hair and makeup. The Knot Best of Weddings; 930 West Main St., St. Charles; (630) 587-0111; onebridalcompany.com






YMCA
Better health, supportive programs, variety of activities; over 40 Free fitness classes; Free 2-month motivational program, 2500 W. Bethany Rd., DeKalb; 815-756-9577; www.kishymca.org


Hotels/Lodging

Comfort Inn & Suites, Rochelle
Rochelle’s only full service hotel, 93 spacious guest rooms, 1 & 2 bedroom suites, group rates, Mention display ad: receive a FREE 1 bdrm honeymoon suite w/hot-tub. 1133 North 7th Street, Rochelle, 815-562-5551; www.HotelRochelle.com

NIU Holmes Student Center
Banquets and Guest Rooms; 80 newly renovated guest rooms; “From buffets to banquets;” holds 50 -1200 guests; weddings, rehearsals dinners, showers; 815-753-1744; niu.edu.hsc

Quality Inn of Sycamore
Weddings - Ask for group rates; “Q” hot breakfast; indoor heated pool & spa; whirlpool suites; free wireless internet & cable. 1475 S. Peace Road, Sycamore 815-895-4979; qualityinn.com


Invitations

Invitations By Megan
Letter Press, Pocket & Standard invitations! Save-the-date, Ooh La color napkins, shimmering cupcake wraps, reception favors, wedding programs, stationery & gifts. See & feel the paper quality; discounts available. Jill Doherty: 815-756-8049; Like us on Facebook! www.facebook.com/nibridalguide 
www.invitationsbymegan.cceasy.com

Di Scrivere Calligraphy by Cindy Tjelle
Personal design for invitations, announcements and certificates; 815-761-2450

Jewelry

Frills ~ Pretty•Fancy•Fun!
We design and hand craft accessories for girls and women of all ages with special emphasis on weddings. Becki Burke and Janis Hinkle, designers. Email: becki@PrettyFancyFun.com Like us on Facebook @ frills~Pretty.Fancy.Fun!


Lighting

T.B.M. Productions
Award winning D.J. covering the Chicagoland area. Winner of Best of The Knot for 2015. D.J. services, up lighting, photo booth and day-of wedding coordination;  www.tbmproductionsdj.com 773-888-DJ4U (3548)


Limousines – Transportation

Elegant Motoring
Rolls-Royce limousines to celebrate weddings and special occasions. Perfect wedding present – the memorable gift of a lifetime! First class courteous chauffeurs, red carpet, champagne, music, Just Married sign; 815-539-7146; www.ElegantMotoring.com

Hub Shuttle Transportation Inc.
Transportation for all occasions: airport, wedding & honeymoon, bachelor, bachelorette, sporting & concert events. Call 815-562-0100; mobile at 815-558-5671; 901 S. 7th St, Rochelle; hubshuttleinc.com


Photography

The Artistic Edge Photography
Jennifer Hagmeyer & Associates; photos with an artistic flair; full day coverage; wedding & engagement specials; black & white portraits; 815-739-5248; theartisticedgephoto.com

Brett Paul Photography
Weddings, events, seniors & family portraits; PPANI-Professional Photographers Association of N. IL; Videography; Bdpaul1@comcast.net; 815-762-2390; www.brettpaulphotography.com

Katherine M Photography
Specializing in weddings, portraits and events – striving to capture every magnificent moment. Northern Illinois to Western Kentucky to almost anywhere else; 815-757-3018; KatherineMphoto@gmail.com; www.KatherineMphotography.com

kyler photography

Kyler Photography
20 plus years of experience photographing weddings with a traditional class and creative style! Located at 300 State, Rt 38, Malta; 815-825-2216; KylerPhotography.com


Professional Services

The Doherty Law Firm
Mark P. Doherty: Civil litigation, real estate transactions, landlord/tenant, condominium & homeowner associations, commercial & residential leases, banking, lending & mortgage foreclosures, estate planning. DeKalb 815-787-6666; St. Charles & Wheaton 630-377-9750; www.dohertylawfirm.com

The Septic Tank Guys
773-757-5110
theseptictankguys. com


Rental

Big John
For the comfort of your guests at your beautiful outdoor wedding...Deluxe Wedding Units; 815-946--2813; 800-698-6928 toll free; www.bigjohnusa.com

Flourishing Finish, Inc
Variety of vintage rental furnishings including church pews, customized frames, loveseats and chairs. Event designs available. 830 East State Street, Geneva, 630-208-9391; www.flourishingfinish.com
 
Midwest Tents & Events
Your premier event partners from start to finish.; Featuring a rental showroom with a large and diverse inventory. Serving Northern Illinois from the Mississippi River to Lake Michigan; 300 W. Lincoln Hwy, Suite 1, Cortland; 877-388-8368; rentmidwesttents.com


Service Organization
 
Daughters of the American Revolution Page 4
Do you have a Revolutionary Patriot in your family tree? Serving its community, schools, military and veterans.
GeneralJohnStarkNSDAR@gmail.com


Videography

Brett Paul Photography and Videography
Weddings, events, seniors & family portraits; PPANI-Professional Photographers Association of N. IL; Bdpaul1@comcast.net; 815-762-2390; www.brettpaulphotography.com


Wedding Officiants

Wedding Day Officiant
500 plus weddings officiated. Personalized wedding ceremonies; 815-970-1570, www.WeddingDayOfficiant.com

 

 

 

 

 

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