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Outdoor Wedding Necessities

Published on March 13th, 2019

"March 20th marks the official start of spring! Soon, we can once again put away our winter coats and start planning for the outdoor spring and summer activities ahead! If you are trying to plan one of the best outdoor weddings that Chicagoland has seen, it is important that you plan ahead and think outside of the box during the planning process to end up with an unforgettable wedding your guests won’t be able to stop talking about. Keep in mind that outdoor weddings require a good amount of planning and preparation, so the sooner you start, the better! Weatherproof Your Set Up Especially in Chicago, you just never know what the weather will be like. On such an important… Read More


Wedding Planning Checklist

Published on February 13th, 2019

"Putting together a wedding can be extremely time-consuming and intimidating, but with the right preparation, it doesn’t have to be! Planning your wedding is something that you should enjoy rather than stress about. At Carriage Greens Country Club, our team wants to help you prepare for your big day in every way possible. Use this general guideline to ensure your wedding day goes off without a hitch, and make sure to consider us for your wedding venue in the Chicago suburbs as well! 12 Months Out First and foremost, pick a date and set a budget for your wedding. It’s helpful to create a website and choose your wedding party at this point as well. Start exploring different venues and… Read More


Planning the Perfect Baby Shower

Published on January 17th, 2019

"First comes love, then comes marriage; you know the rest! Finding out that you are having a baby is one of the most exciting things that can happen during your life. At Carriage Greens Country Club, not only do we throw some of the best Bolingbrook wedding receptions, but we also throw baby showers for expecting mothers as well! They are the perfect chance to celebrate with family and friends, eat great food and open presents! Here are some tips on how to plan the perfect baby shower. Plan a Date It is important to plan the baby shower during the expectant mother’s 28-35th week of being pregnant. Typically, this is a time that the mother still has a lot… Read More


Winter Wedding Reception Ideas

Published on December 18th, 2018

"Don’t underestimate the power of a cozy, intimate winter wedding. If you are inspired by unforgettable details and dark color schemes, a winter wedding reception in the Chicago suburbs may be the perfect choice for you!Make sure that you incorporate some of the following details into your special day to make it even more magical than you could’ve imagined! Seasonal Greens Let nature act as your biggest inspiration for your winter wedding. Think winter greenery such as pine trees or berry motifs to help accent the groom’s boutonniere. If you celebrate Christmas, you can also incorporate Christmas accents throughout your decorations, including sprigs of holly or sparkles. Other sources of nature inspiration include faux fur, pine cones, Christmas trees, and… Read More


What Makes a Good Wedding Reception?

Published on November 9th, 2018

"There’s nothing that will outshine the beautiful moment that you say, “I do,” but it’s important to think about the memories that you will make at your wedding reception as well. At Carriage Greens Country Club, our experienced team can help you make every moment of your special day one to remember forever. When you’re planning your wedding reception in Wicker Park, make sure you don’t overlook these details. Good Food Having high-quality food is something that your wedding guests will always remember. Make sure that you have an option for all diet restrictions, whether guests be vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free, etc. We offer multiple food and drink packages to take the stress away from your planning process. Good Music Having… Read More


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