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Intimate Wedding Venue at Hawk Valley Retreat in Gelena, Illinois
Intimate Wedding Venue at Hawk Valley Retreat in Gelena, Illinois
Intimate Wedding Venue at Hawk Valley Retreat in Gelena, Illinois
Elopement Package at Hawk Valley Retreat in Gelena, Illinois

Elopement Package - $550

This package offers you the opportunity to avoid all the stress and anxiety associated with planning a traditional wedding. Hawk Valley Retreat and Cottages makes your day beautiful and affordable. Our Elopement Package includes: officiant, wedding bouquet and boutonniere in your selected color, small wedding cake, and a flash drive of photos taken during the ceremony by us. A $200.00 non-refundable deposit required.   $550/couple plus lodging. Contact us for additional Information
Honeymoon Package at Hawk Valley Retreat in Gelena, Illinois

Small Wedding Venue - $1,750

Wanting to plan something slightly larger than an elopement but less than a full scale wedding?  Our small wedding package is perfect for parties of 12 people or less for the day including the Bride and Groom.  Let Hawk Valley Retreat be your choice. 

This package price includes the following:

  • 2 night stay for the Bride & Groom in any one of our 4 cottages*
  • Breakfast for the Bride & Groom each morning served in the main house
  • Price includes 11% Hotel/Motel tax for overnight stay
  • Officiant
  • 2 - tiered wedding cake
  • Brides bouquet**
  • Groom's Boutonniere**
  • Flash drive of photos taken by us
  • Use of the barn facility for outside guests for two hours before and after the wedding
  • Limited use of the property for the wedding***
  • $750.00 non-refundable deposit required at time of booking.  Balance due at time of check-in
If you prefer professional pictures, you may bring your own photographer or we can suggest one.  Alcohol cannot be provided by Hawk Valley Retreat as we do not have a liquor license to serve.

*Dates subject to cottage availability
** Out of season flowers and/or roses are an additional up-charge
*** Guests not staying on the property are restricted to the barn and outside spaces.  Sorry, guests not staying on the property are not allowed access to the main house or common spaces.

For additional information or questions, please contact us at 815 - 777 - 4100 or email us at innkeepers@hawkvalleyretreat.com


Honeymoon Package at Hawk Valley Retreat in Gelena, Illinois

Ultimate Wedding Venue - $3,900

Planning a small wedding or wanting to renew your vows?  Let Hawk Valley Retreat be your choice.  Rent the entire property for the event.

This package price includes the following:

  • Total booking of the entire property, all 7 rooms (4 cottages and 3 rooms in the house - 14 people), for two nights so no other guests are present even if you are unable to fill all the rooms and cottages*
  • A full breakfast each morning served in the main house dining room for guests staying on the property
  • Price includes 11%  Hotel/Motel tax on rooms
  • Officiant
  • 2 tiered wedding cake sized to the event
  • Bride's Bouquet**
  • Groom's Boutonniere**
  • Flash drive of photos taken by us
  • Entire use of the grounds and the barn for either the wedding ceremony, catered reception, and/or catered rehearsal dinner the night before
  • $1,500.00 non-refundable deposit required at time of booking. Balance due 14 days prior to event

By having the entire property available, you may invite up to an additional 24 people to come out for the day to help celebrate your special occasion.  If you do decide on having a slightly larger wedding, there is an additional $15.00 charge for each guest over the initial 14 guests.  Maximum number of guests allowed is 38. 

If you choose, you may bring your own professional photographer or we can suggest one.  Alcohol cannot be provided by Hawk Valley Retreat as we do not have a liquor license to serve.

*Dates subject to availability.
**There is an additional charge for out of season flowers and/or roses.

For additional information or questions, please contact us at 815 - 777 - 4100 or email us at innkeepers@hawkvalleyretreat.com


Honeymoon Package at Hawk Valley Retreat in Gelena, Illinois

Mini-Moon Package - $975

Enjoy a quick mini-moon to unwind and rest up from your big event before you head out on your Honeymoon.  Our mini-moon package consists of a 2 night stay in a cottage of your choice (subject to availability), a Head-to-Toe couples massage scheduled in your cottage, a Romantic Dinner package served in your cottage, breakfast delivered each morning to your cottage, along with flowers and chocolates in your room upon arrival. $975.00 tax included.  Please call for booking.  A $400.00 non-refundable deposit is required at time of booking.