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10 Picture-Perfect Wedding Venues in the Quad Cities

By Kim Forrest, September 10, 2019
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Kim Forrest
10 Picture-Perfect Wedding Venues in the Quad Cities
Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Moline

Planning a wedding in Bettendorf, Davenport, Moline, East Moline, or Rock Island? These are the wedding venues in the Quad Cities that you need to know about.

If you’re getting married in Bettendorf or Davenport, Iowa, or Rock Island, Moline, or East Moline, Illinois, you’ll be glad to know that there are lots of fabulous wedding venues in the Quad Cities to choose from. Whether you’re looking for an on-trend industrial-chic space, a historic mansion, a classic hotel or an elegant country club, there are ceremony and reception venues in the Quad Cities that are sure to suit your style.

Ready to make the first big wedding planning decision? Here are 10 of our favorite wedding venues in the Quad Cities.

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Stardust Davenport

Located in Davenport, Iowa, this industrial event venue has two different indoor spaces to choose from, and can accommodate events of up to 250 guests. You’ll love all the warehouse-chic details, from exposed brick to open truss ceiling, mahogany bar, and more. The more intimate October Room is ideal for smaller events, while the 5,000-square-foot Stardust Room is the larger event space. And for added convenience, bar services are provided.

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The Renwick Mansion

If you’re looking for an outdoor wedding venue in the Quad Cities, this Davenport historic mansion may be just the place. Set on four acres of gorgeously manicured lawns, The Renwick Mansion can host weddings of up to 150 guests indoors and up to 250 guests outside. Exchange vows on the scenic lawn, followed by a tented wedding reception or a more intimate celebration inside the historic home. And for added convenience, there are eight guest rooms on site so you can stay the night with your nearest and dearest.

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hotel blackhawk

Hotel Blackhawk

We love how hotel venues combine style with convenience, and this Couples Choice Award-winning wedding venue in the Quad Cities is a perfect example. The historic landmark was first opened in 1915, and is particularly ideal for a vintage-inspired and elegant wedding celebration. There are several event spaces to choose from here, including the luxe Gold Room with its glam gilded décor, and Club Davenport with its river views and space for up to 50 guests. All told, this venue can host weddings of up to 300 guests. This venue is all-inclusive, and your guests will love staying on-site and exploring all that Davenport has to offer. The Hotel Blackhawk can host weddings, rehearsal dinners, and other events: There’s even an on-site bowling alley for a fun after-party idea!

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rhythm city casino resort

Rhythm City Casino Resort

This Couples’ Choice Award-winning wedding venue in the Quad Cities (Davenport, to be exact!) is ideal for grand weddings of up to 1,000 guests. The Grand Ballroom features gorgeous chandeliers and modern amenities to bring your wedding dreams to life. And with so many activities on site, from gambling to the spa, entertainment, fabulous restaurants, and more, your guests will be delighted to spend your wedding weekend here.

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Radisson Quad City Plaza

With views of the Mississippi River, this hotel wedding venue in the Quad Cities can host events of up to 425 guests. There are several ceremony spaces to choose from, including the tropical-themed atrium. Then enjoy dinner and dancing inside the Grand Ballroom, complete with custom dance floor. This is an all-inclusive wedding venue, so your planning process is sure to be a breeze, and all of your out-of-town guests can stay on premises and walk to many of Davenport’s attractions.

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holiday inn rock island

Holiday Inn Rock Island

This newly-renovated wedding venue in the Quad Cities has everything you need to host a Rock Island wedding, from event spaces to high-quality catering, overnight accommodations for your guests, and much more. The Grand Ballroom can host events of up to 500 guests, and there’s also a lovely pre-function space where you can enjoy cocktail hour. The venue makes a great “blank slate,” allowing you to use décor and floral design to turn your wedding vision into reality. Couples rave about this venue’s accommodating staff, delicious food, and more.

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taxslayer center

TaxSlayer Center

You may know the TaxSlayer Center, located in Moline (formerly the iWireless Center), as host to performances by top music acts and sporting events, but the adjoining conference center can also play host to your big day! This outdoor wedding venue in the Quad Cities has a lovely terrace right on the Mississippi River for ceremonies, and an indoor event space that can accommodate weddings of up to 500 guests. The on-site caterer has a variety of menu options to choose from, and custom menus are available.

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stoney creek hotel

Stoney Creek Hotel & Conference Center Moline

Have you always dreamed of hosting a destination wedding but also want to stay close to home? This hotel and conference center in Moline is one of the top wedding venues in the Quad Cities—and the rustic, riverfront vibe makes it totally unique. With space to accommodate up to 1,000 guests and a convenient location in Downtown Moline, Stoney Creek is a great venue for your big day and all of your pre-wedding events. There’s on-site catering, rentals, and event planning services to make the months leading up to your wedding stress-free.

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the bend event center

The Bend Event Center

Planning a modern wedding in East Moline? This wedding venue in the Quad Cities is the perfect contemporary space for events. Our favorite detail of this venue is the floor-to-ceiling windows, allowing ample natural light and scenic views of Murphy Park and the venue’s beautifully-landscaped property. With 4,400 square feet of space and a capacity of 350 guests, The Bend Event Center offers both indoor and outdoor space for events. There’s even an in-house food and beverage team to create the wedding menu of your dreams. And for added convenience, the venue is adjacent to the Hyatt Place hotel so your out-of-town guests can stay the weekend.

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short hills country club

Short Hills Country Club

There’s so much to love about country club wedding venues, from the ample outdoor space to the convenience of in-house catering. This East Moline wedding venue can host weddings, rehearsal dinners, engagement parties, and bridal showers, with space for up to 300 people. Exchange vows on the country club’s lovely property, followed by cocktail hour on the patio and a reception inside the warm and inviting indoor event space with its large windows and ample natural light.

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