Weddings

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Get Married in Columbia, Illinois

You've waited for this day all your life and now it's time to design a wedding as individual and unique as you. Visit the wedding venues of Columbia, Illinois where you'll find that the wedding of your dreams isn't out of reach. Each venue is unique and will work with you to design your day just the way you envisioned it. There's a venue to fit every budget! Explore your options in Columbia!

Explore Our Venues

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Main Street Abbey 

A place where history and future are present. Main Street Abbey was built in 1866 and is located on HIstoric Main Street in Columbia. The Abbey is a crossroads of nostalgic history and state of the art lighting and technology. 
Email:        candace@mainstreetabbey.com
Phone:       618-719-2335
Contact:     Candace Shepard
Location:   340 S. Main Street, Columbia, Illinois

Sunset Overlook

Sunset Overlook

Along the river bluffs, Sunset Overlook boasts a twilight experience that will simply take your breath away. A beautifully renovated 1800's farm home surrounded by sprawling fire-lit patios. Sunset Overlook's event coordinator will go above and beyond to help you create the wedding day you have always dreamed of. 

 Email:        sunsetoverlookevents@gmail.com         

 Phone:       618-281-7867 or 314-378-9182 (event coordinator)  

 Contact::    Leah Mertens  

 Location:   11604 Bluff Rd., Columbia, Illinois

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The Falls

The St. Louis area’s uniquely elegant water-themed reception experience, will ensure every detail to make your celebration carefree and unforgettable. Create the special day you have always dreamed about! Fulfill your heart’s desire, from an intimate dinner to a lavish gala where our cascading waterfalls welcome your guests.
Email:  kip@seethefalls.com
Phone: 281-3255
Contact: Kip Quevereaux
Location: 300 Admiral Weinel Blvd., Columbia, Illinois

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Turner Hall

A relaxed atmosphere for your event, Columbia Turner Hall is a local tradition for weddings. Our large capacity (we can seat up to 550) and delicious food will make your day unforgettable. Turner Hall is surprisingly affordable. 
Email:  columbiaturnerhall@yahoo.com
Phone: 618-281-5393
Contact: Bonnie
Location: 211 E. Cherry Street, Columbia, Illinois

Hotel Accommodations for you and your Guests

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Hampton Inn - Columbia/St. Louis

Stay at Our Welcoming Columbia, Illinois Hotel

In the shadow of St. Louis' Gateway Arch on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River, you'll find this quiet suburban community. Our Columbia hotel is conveniently located adjacent to I-255, less than 15 miles from downtown St. Louis and minutes from southern St. Louis County. Discover Columbia's small-town Midwestern charm when you stay at our Hampton Inn St. Louis-Columbia hotel.

We are here to make your wedding plans easier for you. Book a block of rooms for your guests where they can see historic landmarks and visit the 60-story Gateway Arch while you are busy with your bridesmaids and groomsmen preparing for your perfect day or evening wedding. If your guests decide to arrive early or stay after your wedding, they can explore the Contemporary Art Museum, tour the Anheuser-Busch Brewery or cheer on the Cardinals or Blues, then drive out of the hustle and bustle and back to the relaxing calm of our Columbia hotel.

Bakeries

  • 618-281-8771

Bridal and Formal Wear

Blush Bridal and Tuxedo

Blush Bridal & Tuxedo is the premiere bridal boutique in Columbia, Illinois. We carry both new bridal gowns and gently used (sometimes new with tags) gowns on consignment at a discounted price. As a full-service bridal shop, we have bridesmaid dresses, flower girl dresses, veils and headpieces, and tuxedo rentals. We also have one of the largest selections of flower baskets, ring pillows, and garters in the area. Come see us today!    


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Florists, Decorators and Stylists

Jewelers and Gift Accessories

  • 618-281-2990
  • 618-698-0270
  • 618-281-8282

Transportation

  • 618-281-2200
  • 314-713-1804