Anna & Mike: Celebrating Their Love at a Historical Wedding Venue

A Memorable Reception at this Historical Wedding Venue

Anna and Mike chose to tie the knot at Camp Aramoni’s historical wedding venue, Bricks & Stones, on August 14, 2021. After postponing their wedding for over a year due to COVID-19, they were finally able to celebrate surrounded by their closest friends and family. The couple worked with Camp Aramoni’s experienced wedding coordinators to bring their vision to life.

Engagement Photos

While they were waiting for the big day to arrive, they scheduled their engagement photos at Camp Aramoni with their wedding photographer, Melissa Mata. We always invite our couples and their wedding photographer to take their engagement photos here free of charge. This allows your photographer to feel prepared on your wedding day because he or she will already know all the best locations for photos on our 96 acre property!

Ceremony Near Starved Rock State Park

Anna and Mike’s ceremony was held off site at St. Mary’s Church in Anna’s hometown of Utica, Illinois followed by their reception at Bricks & Stones. Of course, their wedding photos weren’t complete until they walked down historic Mill Street in Utica with their wedding party. Nearby, you’ll find the historic Starved Rock State Park.

Accenting the Details of This Historical Wedding Venue

Anna and Mike used florals and decor from Flowers Plus to create a color palette of burgundy, blush and eucalyptus. These colors, combined with Anna’s gorgeous dress from Marien Mae Bridal, beautifully accented the rustic details of our historical wedding venue. Sometimes, simple is best!

A Memorable Reception

Once guests began arriving at Bricks & Stones, the party began. The wedding party made their grand entrance and dinner was served on floral china by Wedron Office. After a few heartfelt speeches from the people who love the couple most, dancing began under the outdoor pavilion. At the end of the night, Camp Aramoni’s wedding coordinators packed all of their décor into their car so everyone could fully enjoy the night and depart easily.

The Vendor Team

Day Of Coordinator – Camp Aramoni

Hair and Makeup – The Gallery of Springfield

Florist – Flowers Plus Streator

Photographer – Melissa Mata Photography

Caterer – Wedron Office

Dress and Tuxes – Marien Mae Bridal

Have Your Wedding at Camp Aramoni

Camp Aramoni is the perfect destination for your upcoming wedding, fully equipped with a historical wedding venue, day-of coordinator and so much more. Your wedding day is one of the most important days of your life, and we want to support you throughout the entire planning process. If you are interested in hosting your wedding or special event at Camp Aramoni, we invite you to schedule your tour today as weekend dates in 2022 and 2023 are filling up quickly! Our expert team is ready to help create a seamless experience for everyone involved in planning this memorable event. You can always reach out to our Venue Manager, Jennie, if there are any questions along the way or talk over your vision via email ([email protected]) or phone (815-224-7333). You can also visit our Event FAQ page or fill out our Event Inquiry Form.

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