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BRICKS & STONES

The Historical Event Venue at Camp Aramoni

Aramoni. Like “Ceremony” without the ‘C’

Bricks & Stones is the 150-year-old event venue at Camp Aramoni. It was originally constructed in 1870 for a 19th century brickyard and now serves as a stunning event venue for weddings, corporate retreats and more.

Bricks & Stones Amenities

Bricks & Stones includes indoor seating for up to 75 guests, a full-service bar, two kitchens, five private restrooms, lounge seating and WiFi. The Bowers Suite, a private multipurpose room separated from the main seating area, is designed for use as a bridal suite or corporate breakout room. Bricks & Stones effortlessly transitions into outdoor spaces suitable for groups of all sizes. A large open lot can seat up to 200 guests with an outdoor tent rental, and the lawn includes a covered pavilion with casual seating. Guests will also find three historical brick kilns, an outdoor kitchen equipped with a wood-fired oven, and a 50' x 50' deck overlooking the Vermilion River. On-site parking is available.

A Rustic Retreat for your Special Day

Weddings

At Camp Aramoni, we believe hosting your wedding is a once in a lifetime opportunity and treat it as such. We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces so you can have your ceremony and reception all at one gorgeous location. Once we get to know you and your partner, our team will personalize an all-inclusive experience that you and your guests will remember long after the party is over.

Click below to request the Weddings Brochure

A Rustic Retreat for your Special Day

Weddings

At Camp Aramoni, we believe hosting your wedding is a once in a lifetime opportunity and treat it as such. We offer a variety of indoor and outdoor spaces so you can have your ceremony, reception, and after-party all at one gorgeous location. Once we get to know you and your partner, our team will personalize an all-inclusive experience that you and your guests will remember long after the party is over.

Click below to request the Weddings Brochure

Break Out Into Nature

Corporate Retreats

Ditch the boring boardrooms and break out into nature! Camp Aramoni is taking ``work hard, play hard`` to the next level. After you pair our unique meeting spaces with luxury overnight accommodations, you'll wonder how you ever hosted meetings elsewhere.

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Celebrate Life’s Greatest Moments

Social Events

Bricks & Stones is a unique setting for celebrating life’s greatest moments. This historic building is designed for intimate baby showers, family reunions, surprise birthday parties and more. When your backyard feels too casual but a large event center feels too spacious, Bricks & Stones saves the day as a gorgeous venue with history and charm.

Click below to request the Social Events Brochure

Celebrate Life’s Greatest Moments

Social Events

Bricks & Stones is a unique setting for celebrating life’s greatest moments. This historic building is designed for intimate baby showers, family reunions, surprise birthday parties, and more. When your backyard feels too casual but a large event center feels too spacious, Bricks & Stones saves the day as a gorgeous venue with history and charm.

Click below to request the Social Events Brochure

Bricks & Stones Virtual Tour

BEFORE AND AFTER

Constructed in 1870, Bricks & Stones was originally used as the blacksmith shop at a brickyard that operated from 1870 to 1981. This 150-year-old building underwent three years of extensive renovations before transforming into an intimate event space with history and integrity. The original architecture has been preserved alongside the installation of modern amenities like a full-service bar and two commercial kitchens.

Event FAQs

We are so excited to hear that you are interested in learning more about Camp Aramoni! Please fill out our Event Inquiry Form and our Venue Manager will send you a personalized email with information about pricing and available dates. If you submit an inquiry over the weekend, please be patient as we are always busy with events on the weekends and will get back to you as soon as we can. We appreciate your interest and can't wait to meet you!

Bricks & Stones can seat up to 75 guests indoors and 200 guests outdoors. If you would like to host an event with more than 75 guests, you will be required to pay an additional fee to rent an outdoor tent with walls, tables, chairs and lights. We work exclusively with Peoria Rentals to manage all of your tent rental needs. Due to the weather, tent rentals are only permitted from May through October.

No. All catering must be sourced through Camp Aramoni or our approved caterers. Approved caterers include Camp Aramoni, Mark Allen’s American Kitchen, Nelson’s Catering, Chef by Request, Tony's Butt Shack and Peru Hy-Vee. These trusted caterers repeatedly provide excellent service at Camp Aramoni, are present for yearly venue walkthroughs and provide all necessary permits. Caterers selected from outside of this list are subject to approval and a 15% fee on the final catering invoice payable to Camp Aramoni prior to the event.

No. Camp Aramoni holds our own liquor license and all alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks must be purchased through our bar. Any outside alcohol found on premise will be confiscated and may lead to more serious consequences.

Camp Aramoni is following all COVID-19 state mandates. As the policies change, we will adapt our procedures. For updated procedures, please ask our Venue Manager for more information.

Absolutely! Camp Aramoni's boutique campground features 11 safari-style tents that combine exciting camping experiences with the best of hotel amenities. Each tent accommodates 2 to 6 guests depending on the tent model, and the campground can sleep up to 54 guests total. Rates range from $450 - $650 per night and include breakfast, dinner and nightly gourmet s'mores. There is a two night minimum and a 50% deposit is required to reserve any room. Event guests are not permitted to visit the campground without a reservation.

Yes! The Bowers Suite is a private multipurpose space located away from the main seating area that includes garment racks, comfortable vintage seating, fogged windows for privacy and an en-suite restroom with a shower. If you are looking for a second getting ready space for your partner, we also offer our honeymoon suite, Flora & Fauna, in our campground. A two night minimum stay is required.

Yes! Your venue rental fee includes a professional day-of wedding coordinator to guide you through the planning process. The following services are included in your venue rental fee: full wedding day management, timeline creation, floor plan design and event set up and tear down. We also provide a list of recommended vendors upon booking to kick start your planning!

Pets are not permitted at Camp Aramoni excluding service animals. However, we are happy to make exceptions for wedding ceremonies so long as your pet is supervised at all times. Please click here to read more about our pet and ceremony policies!

Caterers must be selected from our preferred list (see above), and tent rentals must be ordered from Peoria Rentals. For all other vendor needs, you may hire any vendor of your choice so long as each vendor carries insurance and signs Camp Aramoni’s vendor agreement. Communication between your venue and vendors ensures that venue policies are understood, the vendor’s needs are met and event details are shared.

At Camp Aramoni, we strive to host inclusive and welcoming events for everyone. Bricks & Stones includes three ADA accessible restrooms, handicap parking spaces near the venue and ramps leading to the pavilion. The venue is located on ground level so there are no stairs in the building. Please let us know if you or any of your guests will need special accommodations and our staff will work closely with you to meet these needs.

Yes! All venue rental rates include dedicated fiber optic WiFi, a surround sound speaker system with Bluetooth connectivity, an 85-inch monitor with multimedia connection and two handheld microphones with outdoor capabilities. We offer additional equipment for an upgraded charge. Please note that most cellular service carriers provide limited service to our property.

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