Wedding Ceremonies and Receptions

Voted Best Winery for a Wedding by the St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Ceremonies & Receptions

Blue Sky Vineyard is one of the most accommodating wedding and reception venues in southern Illinois.  Along with the captivating Tuscan architecture, award-winning wines, and two beautiful suites, Blue Sky Vineyard offers a friendly and supportive staff to help you best plan out your special day.  Our Tuscan Sun Event Pavilion offers the perfect venue for weddings, wine seminars, wine and food pairing events and is a unique alternative to corporate meetings and retreats.

We are committed to providing you with the best experience possible on your special day.  Please contact our event coordinator for pricing and additional information.

Event Director:  Brandy Nance

Off-Season & Special Event Pricing

Friday Event Pricing

20% off Standard Event Price.  No discount will be given if event is held on a legal holiday, holiday eve or holiday weekend.

Sunday-Thursday Event Pricing

40% off Standard Event Price.  No discount will be given if event is held on a legal holiday, holiday eve or holiday weekend.

Off  Season Event Rates

Events Held Between November 15 – March 15

Enjoy up to a 50% discount from November 15 – March 15.  No discount will be given if event is held on a legal holiday, holiday eve or holiday weekend.

Note: Discounts only apply to Pavilion/Gazebo rental prices.  Discounts do not apply to wine, beer, custom labels or other items.

Blue Sky Vineyard is the premier southern Illinois wedding venue for any season.  Our Tuscan Sun Event Pavilion offers beautiful views of our vineyard and lake and the surrounding southern Illinois countryside.  Enjoy fabulous views of the vineyard coming to life in the spring, flowing green vines in summer, fruit hanging heavy on the vines in late summer / early fall or be enchanted with a winter wonderland wedding.  Whatever the season, we look forward to making your dream wedding a reality.

Ceremony with Reception Specifics

Please Note:  Our winery / tasting room will be open on the day of your event.

All Event Pricing Includes:

  • Your choice of several ceremony sites
  • Exclusive access to waterfall and gazebo areas
  • Exclusive use of the Tuscan Sun Pavilion
  • Room(s) for your reception
  • White chairs for ceremony
  • Tables for your reception (including buffet tables, sign in tables, gift tables, etc.)
  • Black chairs for your reception
  • Private parking lot
  • Private bar service
  • Wine glasses for use during your event
  • Sparkling wine glasses for use by the wedding party during your event
  • One hour wedding rehearsal scheduled the day prior to the event (must be scheduled with the coordinator)
  • 8 hours continuous use for your event
  • Expertise of our Event Coordinator to assist you with your wedding planning and day-of coordination

Prices Do NOT Include:

  • Food or cake.  Click Here to see a list of approved vendors.
  • Table-wares (plates, napkins, silverware, cups or glasses- other than wine glasses)
  • Champagne or Champagne glasses (There are enough champagne glasses for the wedding party only)
  • Alcohol/wine/soda/soft drinks
  • Bartender fees (ONLY Blue Sky Vineyard bartenders may be used at a fee of $15 an hour per each bartender needed)
  • Groom’s dressing room
  • Blue Sky Vineyard Winery Suites.  Click Here to learn more about on-site suite rentals.
  • Linens (Blue Sky Vineyard offers burgundy or black linens for rent.)
  • DJ/Band/Music Services for the ceremony and/or reception
  • Flowers or any other decorations (including extension cords or other decorating items)

**Tent and ‘In the Vines’ Weddings are not included in pricing specifics

**Above photos provided by Leigh Bedokis

Hand-crafted wines, breathtaking views, country charm and rustic elegance.  See what we have to offer as Illinois’ premier vineyard and winery wedding destination.

Click Here to view our wedding photo gallery and see what our happy couples are saying about us.