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Wedding Guide

The very best McHenry County-area professionals all in one place!

Travel

Cary Travel Express

A destination wedding to a great escape like Dreams Riviera Cancun, Mexico (pictured), is a popular option for couples and their families and friends. Cary Travel Express is ready to help plan the details!

Location

9 Jandus Road

Website

http://carytravelexpress.com

Phone

847.639.3300

SW Travel

SW Travel offers 50 years of travel experience, a free honeymoon registry, best price guarantee and Honeymoon Club. Let SW Travel help you plan your dream honeymoon or destination wedding!

Location

445 Park Ave., Cary

Website

http://swtravelinc.com

Phone

847.462.0056

Flowers

Apple Creek Weddings

Voted “Best of Weddings 2017” by The Knot, Apple Creek Weddings is your premiere wedding florist serving McHenry County and surrounding areas. Our professionally trained designers work closely with each bride to create beautiful flowers for all budgets and styles.

Location

207 N. Throop St., Woodstock

Website

http://applecreekweddings.com

Phone

815.338.2255

Deborah Strand Designs

Deborah Strand Designs – an award-winning AIFD, ICPF floral designer – works personally with each bride to make her day as special as it can be with custom wedding flowers from traditional to contemporary.

Location

Cary

Website

http://deborahstranddesigns.com

Phone

847.997.5540

Countryside Flower Shop, Nursery & Garden Center

Congratulations! You’re getting married! Your wedding is special, not only to you, but to the floral specialists at Countryside. Make an appointment for a free consultation to convey your dream wedding to someone who can make it come true!

Location

5301 E. Terra Cotta Ave. (Route 176), Crystal Lake

Website

http://countrysideflowershop.com/our-services/wedding

Phone

815.459.8130

Photography

J Nanez Photography

Happily ever after starts with J Nanez Photography, specializing in engagement and wedding photography in the Chicago area.

Location

Chicagoland

Website

http://jnanezphotography.com

Phone

815.790.0458

Beauty

Crowning Touch Fascinators

Make a stunning statement on your wedding day with an elegant fascinator or veil fashioned by Crowning Touch Fascinators. They use distinctive elements to fashion one-of-a-kind bridal headpieces and veils to help you express your unique bridal style.

Location

McHenry

Phone

815.355.7890

Paul Hyland Salon and Day Spa

It’s your day to be beautiful and the staff at Paul Hyland Salon and Day Spa is there to help McHenry County brides with elegant bridal hair styles, makeup (including airbrush foundation), skincare, beautiful nail designs and semi-permanent eyelash extensions!

Location

318 Memorial Drive, Crystal Lake

Website

http://paulhylandsalon.com

Phone

815.455.0780

Venues

Park Place

Your wedding and bridal shower plans begin at Park Place, a historical building nestled in a wooded neighborhood in Crystal Lake, making it a unique location for special occasions such as showers and weddings with affordable pricing.

Location

406 W. Woodstock St., Crystal Lake

Website

http://crystallakeparks.org/park-place-banquets

Phone

815.477.5871

Holiday Inn Crystal Lake

McHenry County’s only full-service hotel, the Holiday Inn Crystal Lake is the perfect choice for weddings customized to every couple’s dreams. Keep calm because it’s all about you!

Location

800 S. Illinois Rte. 31

Website

http://hicrystallake.com

Phone

815.477.7000

Mixin Mingle (Woodstock and McHenry)

If you’re on the hunt for a statement-making venue, Mixin Mingle is the place! Customized setups come out to play and innovation runs wild. We provide the backdrop and buzz. You bring the fun. 

Location

124 Cass St., Woodstock; and 1118 N Green St., McHenry

Website

http://mixinmingle.com

Phone

815.308.5170

Cakes

Konrad's Bakery

The perfect wedding deserves the perfect cake. Konrad’s Bakery, consistently voted Best of the Fox winner (Wedding Cake category), specializes in beautiful and tasty wedding cakes for any budget.

Location

9531 Ackman Rd., Lake in the Hills

Website

http://konradsbakery.com

Phone

815.526.3947

SweetPea Cake & Cupcake Boutique

SweetPea Cakes is a from-scratch, boutique bakery designing custom wedding cakes and cupcakes, working with many clients from their engagement party to their wedding.

Location

40 N. Williams St. (Brink Street Market), Downtown Crystal Lake

Website

http://sweetpeacakestudio.com

Phone

815.477.2253

Professional Services

Comfort Inn Crystal Lake

Book your wedding block at Comfort Inn & Suites in Crystal Lake! The location off Route 14 in the central area of the city offers convenience to wedding venues and a variety of attractions. Pet friendly!

Location

595 Tracy Trail, Crystal Lake

Website

https://choicehotels.com/illinois/crystal-lake/comfort-inn-hotels/il046

Phone

815.444.0040

White Dove Release

Bring your fairy tale wedding dreams to life with a live White Dove Release. It’s a truly unique, unforgettable experience you’ll cherish forever.

Location

Woodstock

Website

http://wdrelease.com

Phone

815.575.9359

Partners

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