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Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Galena , IL
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LOCATION

444 Eagle Ridge Drive
Galena, IL US 61036 (map)

PHONE

815-777-5000

WEBSITE

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ABOUT US

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Surrounded by rolling hills and the beautiful 225-acre Lake Galena, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers the finest in Midwest destination weddings. For a large... Read more
Congratulations!

Surrounded by rolling hills and the beautiful 225-acre Lake Galena, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers the finest in Midwest destination weddings. For a large wedding or an intimate affair, our stunning ballrooms, top-notch catering and exceptional service promise to make any wedding an event to remember for all your guests. Our full-time wedding coordinators can manage your entire wedding experience from proposal packages through final event planning. In addtion to our beautiful ballrooms and wedding venues, Eagle Ridge provides guests with all the comformts of home by offering 80 Inn rooms along with distinctive homes and villas that allow entire groups to stay under one roof.

Options for wedding events include the elegant Eagle Ballroom, which accommodates up to 260 guests and offers exposed wood beams, vaulted ceilings, a wrap around deck and panoramic views. The more intimate Galena Ballroom creates the perfect backdrop for groups under 200 and includes large windows overlooking Lake Galena along with an outdoor stone patio area. Our outdoor location, the Point Patio, is set admist natural beauty with views of Lake Galena, and is the ideal backdrop for a romantic outdoor wedding.

Additional amenities at Eagle Ridge include 63 holes of championship golf, the world-class Stonedrift Spa, boat rentals, walking and biking trails, volleyball and tennis courts, hot air balloon rides, horseback riding, an indoor pool with sauna and multiple dining options.

Contact us to see how your wedding can be the event of a lifetime at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa.



PLAN AHEAD FOR YOUR DESTINATION WEDDING!
No matter what season it is, Eagle Ridge weddings
are naturally spectacular!

Contact one of our experienced Weddings Coordinators at 815-776-5018
or by email weddings@eagleridge.com to talk about
the wedding of your dreams. Read less

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INFO FOR WEDDING VENUE

When was your venue built?
1971
When was your venue last renovated?
2014
Describe your venue:
Banquet Hall, Hotel, Restaurant
Describe the style of your venue
Rustic, Waterfront
What wedding services does your venue provide?
Bridal Shower, Ceremony, Engagement Party, Reception
What is the maximum capacity of your venue?
300
How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?
3
Does your venue offer an indoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer a covered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue offer an uncovered outdoor space?
Yes
Does your venue have on-site accommodations?
Yes
What is the minimum rental fee for your venue?
500
Bar Service
Offered in-house
Is bar service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Beverage Service
Offered in-house
Is beverage service included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Catering
Offered in-house
Is catering included in the minimum rental fee?
No
What is the average catering price per person at your venue?
90
Event Coordination
Offered in-house
Is event coordination included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Lighting and Sound
Offered in-house
Are lighting and sound included in the minimum rental fee?
No
Linens
Offered in-house
Are linens included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Seating
Offered in-house
Is seating included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Shuttle / Transportation
Offered in-house
Is transportation included in the minimum rental fee?
Yes
Wedding Cake
Offered in-house
Is wedding cake included in the minimum rental fee?
No

REVIEWS

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Anne
Wedding:
8/16/2014
5.0/5.0
The view alone was perfect but the staff made this so relaxing for me as the bride. They do so many weddings that they can handle anything. I am so glad I had it hear. It was perfect and stress free! Megan Dombek was my planner there. She is amazing! I recommend this place and her to anyone!
The view alone was perfect but the staff made this so relaxing for me as the bride. They do so many weddings that they can Read more...
The view alone was perfect but the staff made this so relaxing for me as the bride. They do so many weddings that they can handle anything. I am so glad I had it hear. It was perfect and stress free! Megan Dombek was my planner there. She is amazing! I recommend this place and her to anyone! Read less
Services Used: Rehearsal Dinner, Wedding Venue
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Brenna
Wedding:
7/19/2014
4.8/5.0
We had our reception in the ballroom and it was breathtaking! Megan went out of her way to help us with the little details and everything came out flawlessly, just how I imagined! The grounds are beautiful, our friends/family all got huge houses on the property and made vacations out of it. It was so great to celebrate over a few days and be with family you don't get to see very often. The staff were all more than helpful, from the bellboy who was always available and willing to give a helping hand to the front desk staff who were so friendly to us and our guests (even at 2am). Thank you to everyone!
We had our reception in the ballroom and it was breathtaking! Megan went out of her way to help us with the little details Read more...
We had our reception in the ballroom and it was breathtaking! Megan went out of her way to help us with the little details and everything came out flawlessly, just how I imagined! The grounds are beautiful, our friends/family all got huge houses on the property and made vacations out of it. It was so great to celebrate over a few days and be with family you don't get to see very often. The staff were all more than helpful, from the bellboy who was always available and willing to give a helping hand to the front desk staff who were so friendly to us and our guests (even at 2am). Thank you to everyone! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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Teressa
Wedding:
9/1/2012
4.8/5.0
We had an outdoor wedding and reception at Eagle Ridge, it was amazing! Kelsea Brown is excellent to work with!!! Also had hair and makeup done by their spa and they did a great job! Highly recommended!!!
We had an outdoor wedding and reception at Eagle Ridge, it was amazing! Kelsea Brown is excellent to work with!!! Also had Read more...
We had an outdoor wedding and reception at Eagle Ridge, it was amazing! Kelsea Brown is excellent to work with!!! Also had hair and makeup done by their spa and they did a great job! Highly recommended!!! Read less
Services Used: Beauty & Health, Wedding Venue
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Kalin
Wedding:
7/3/2011
4.8/5.0
The moment my husband and I visited Eagle Ridge and met with Angie for the first time, we knew it was going to be the place to hold our wedding reception. We chose Eagle Ridge not only for it’s beautiful views (filled with green trees overlooking the lake) and large ballroom layout, but because we knew collaborating with Angie would be fun and easy, and it was! Throughout the wedding planning process Angie was very responsive. Living in the Chicago land area, I relied heavily on email when contacting vendors. I was constantly emailing Angie with various inquiries and she was always quick to respond answering all my questions. Eagle Ridge even allowed us to bring in a lot of our own supplies (which at a lot of venues, is a big no no). My mother made table runners for every table, we brought mason jars with candles for the patio, and various other things such as additional candle votives (we were allowed to bring our own rather than renting them through Eagle Ridge) and a bottle of vintage champagne my husband surprised me with. The day of the wedding was amazing. Everything went smoothly and according to plan. Angie and her team were there to assist with everything. I’m still receiving compliments from guests saying it was the most beautiful wedding they’ve ever been to. The only complaint I have is the price. We thought having our wedding in Galena rather than Chicago would save us money, and it really didn't. However, it was more beautiful and country chic than any chicago venue or suburb could provide. If you are thinking of having your wedding at Eagle Ridge, do it! It is a unique setting and Angie is so fun to work with. Thanks Eagle Ridge for an unforgettable wedding for my guests and I!

By the way, I also had my hair done by girls at the spa and it turned out great! All my bridesmaids loved theirs too.
The moment my husband and I visited Eagle Ridge and met with Angie for the first time, we knew it was going to be the Read more...
The moment my husband and I visited Eagle Ridge and met with Angie for the first time, we knew it was going to be the place to hold our wedding reception. We chose Eagle Ridge not only for it’s beautiful views (filled with green trees overlooking the lake) and large ballroom layout, but because we knew collaborating with Angie would be fun and easy, and it was! Throughout the wedding planning process Angie was very responsive. Living in the Chicago land area, I relied heavily on email when contacting vendors. I was constantly emailing Angie with various inquiries and she was always quick to respond answering all my questions. Eagle Ridge even allowed us to bring in a lot of our own supplies (which at a lot of venues, is a big no no). My mother made table runners for every table, we brought mason jars with candles for the patio, and various other things such as additional candle votives (we were allowed to bring our own rather than renting them through Eagle Ridge) and a bottle of vintage champagne my husband surprised me with. The day of the wedding was amazing. Everything went smoothly and according to plan. Angie and her team were there to assist with everything. I’m still receiving compliments from guests saying it was the most beautiful wedding they’ve ever been to. The only complaint I have is the price. We thought having our wedding in Galena rather than Chicago would save us money, and it really didn't. However, it was more beautiful and country chic than any chicago venue or suburb could provide. If you are thinking of having your wedding at Eagle Ridge, do it! It is a unique setting and Angie is so fun to work with. Thanks Eagle Ridge for an unforgettable wedding for my guests and I!

By the way, I also had my hair done by girls at the spa and it turned out great! All my bridesmaids loved theirs too. Read less
Services Used: Beauty & Health, Wedding Venue
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Anonymous
Wedding:
1+ year ago
4.7/5.0
This was a fantastic place! Pricey, but the staff were amazing, you very much so get what you pay for! The day turned out perfectly, everything was effortless on our end and was beautiful. Our friendly coordinators were there from beginning to end to make sure that it all ran smoothly and was exactly what we wanted.
This was a fantastic place! Pricey, but the staff were amazing, you very much so get what you pay for! The day turned out Read more...
This was a fantastic place! Pricey, but the staff were amazing, you very much so get what you pay for! The day turned out perfectly, everything was effortless on our end and was beautiful. Our friendly coordinators were there from beginning to end to make sure that it all ran smoothly and was exactly what we wanted. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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a080809h
Wedding:
8/8/2009
4.1/5.0
Our wedding was beautiful at Eagle Ridge! I've vacationed at this resort since I was young and it was the clear choice when planning my wedding. The prices are a little high for the area but well worth it. I did use an outside lighting vendor instead of their in house decorations which helped with the cost. Over all this resort is beautiful and will provide an amazing wedding for you!
Our wedding was beautiful at Eagle Ridge! I've vacationed at this resort since I was young and it was the clear choice Read more...
Our wedding was beautiful at Eagle Ridge! I've vacationed at this resort since I was young and it was the clear choice when planning my wedding. The prices are a little high for the area but well worth it. I did use an outside lighting vendor instead of their in house decorations which helped with the cost. Over all this resort is beautiful and will provide an amazing wedding for you! Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue
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divabride
Wedding:
3/15/2008
3.8/5.0
We got married in a private house that we rented and it was EVERYTHING we wanted but we had to do all the work. This venue nickles and dimes you like the rest of the wedding industry. If your smart, you can work around it but they will comp you on nothing, regardless of how much you spend. Overall, a great experience for the do-it-yourself bride. I had to ask everything, the Wedding Coordinator was not intuitive and didn't offer any advice I didn't ask for.
We got married in a private house that we rented and it was EVERYTHING we wanted but we had to do all the work. This venue Read more...
We got married in a private house that we rented and it was EVERYTHING we wanted but we had to do all the work. This venue nickles and dimes you like the rest of the wedding industry. If your smart, you can work around it but they will comp you on nothing, regardless of how much you spend. Overall, a great experience for the do-it-yourself bride. I had to ask everything, the Wedding Coordinator was not intuitive and didn't offer any advice I didn't ask for. Read less
Services Used: Wedding Venue

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