“The Irish Cottage and its staff made our wedding all
we dreamed it would be and more! We can't thank them enough for all they did to create such a wonderful weekend for us and our families.”
Lea & Christopher
Galena Wedding Ceremony
The selection of a ceremony location is an important decision - forever a part of your memories, you'll always treasure the place where you exchanged vows.
The Irish Cottage Boutique Hotel in Galena, Illinois, has many onsite ceremony locations to consider. From romantic vow exchanges in the W.B. Yeats Library to traditional outdoor ceremonies in the Faerie Ring, visit The Irish Cottage to see how we can make your wedding ceremony special.
When selecting your Galena wedding reception location, consider the convenience of having your ceremony and reception a short walk apart. Without transportation to consider, your guests will freely partake in the day's festivities.
All onsite ceremony locations available free of charge with a customized wedding package.
- Outdoor ceremony site overlooking our "Valley of Glendalough"
- 25,000 square foot faerie ring edged with 70 one-ton stones
- Serene views of tranquil rolling hills and countryside
- According to Irish legend, it is said if a couple walks three times counter clockwise around the stone circle and then makes a wish, it will come true
Blarney Stone Event Room
- Rich woods, ornate lighting fixtures, and southerly oversized windows facing our "Valley of Glendalough"
- Convenient ground floor location
- Seating for up to 300
W.B. Yeats Library
- Designed and handcrafted
- Rich woods and inviting leather armchairs
- Southerly windows overlook our "Valley of Glendalough"
- Elevated area for intimate vow exchanges
- Comfortable area for up
to 35 guests to gather
- Located within steps of
Frank O'Dowd's Irish
Pub & Grill and The Auld Dubliner Lounge
Brian Boru Suite
- 1100 square foot luxury
two-room suite with large bathroom
- Comfortable bride and
bridal party dressing suite
- Spacious sitting room and pleasing decor for bridal party photographs
- Accommodates intimate ceremonies and easily converts to a hospitality suite
- Kitchenette with full size refrigerator and seating bar
- French doors open to overlook our "Valley of Glendalough"
To inquire about dates and begin planning your unique Galena wedding at The Irish Cottage, please complete our
Information Request Form or contact our wedding consultant by email at
or call 866.284.7474.