Katie & Tyler Wedding, Ruth Lake Country Club, Hinsdale, IL, 9-25-21, Maira Ochoa Photography -0914

Our Preferred Vendor List For Your Wedding

Don’t let the stress of planning a wedding get to you. Leave it to us!

We’ve handpicked the top vendors in the Chicago area and suburbs to make your wedding planning a breeze. Our team, Gabe and I, have worked with these vendors and can confidently recommend them for their expertise.

You’re welcome. Enjoy!

Trust us to make your special day an unforgettable one!

Ruth Lake Country Club, Hinsdale, IL Wedding Bride and Groom and Venue
Photo Taken At Ruth Lake Country Club, Hinsdale, IL

Here are a few places we’ve had the opportunity to photograph and loved!

Villa Olivia Banquet
1401 W Lake Street
Bartlett, IL 60103

Kemper Lakes
24000 N. Old McHenry Rd
Kildeer, IL 60047

Ruth Lake County Club
6200 S Madison St
Hinsdale, IL 60521 

Sheraton Suites Chicago O’Hare
6501 Mannheim Rd
Rosemont IL, 60018

Petergof Banquet Hall
577 Waukegan Rd
Northbrook IL, 60062

Drury Lane
100 Drury Lane
Oakbrook Terrace, IL 60181 

Elements Preserved
51 South Spring St
Elgin, IL 60120

Astoria Banquets & Events
Beautiful Venue!
1375 W Dundee Rd
Buffalo Grove, IL 60089

The Empress Banquets
200 East Lake Street
Addison, IL 60101

Venutis Banquet Hall
2251 W Lake St
Addison, IL 60101

Biagio Events and Catering
4242 North Central Avenue
Chicago, IL 60634

City View Loft
324 N Leavitt Suite 200
Chicago, IL 60612

The Riviera Ballroom
812 Wrigley Drive
Lake Geneva, WI 53147

Blue Thistle Farm & Wedding Chapel
37150 N Fairfield Rd
Lake Villa, IL 60046

Glen Flora Country Club
They have a beautiful outdoor space perfect for holding your ceremony. Ask for Toni.
2200 N Sheridan Rd
Waukegan, IL 60087

The Milan Banquet Hall
Ask for our friend Wendy.
651 Lakehurst Rd
Waukegan, IL 60085

Wedding Planner:
A Perfect Pair
Yours Truly Events By Gina
Professional Party Planners – Henna Raza

Konradts Florist
Larkspur & Leo-Ask for our friend Andrea
Belles & Thistles Floral Design

Steve’s Formal Wear & Tailoring

Officiant :
Lilian Dircio – Bilingual in Spanish
Michael Vargas – Hitched by MV – Bilingual in Spanish
Christine The Officiant
Rev. Ann Schmitt
Minister Jim
Always and 4ever Ceremonies – Supports LGBTQ

Dance Coordinators:
Candace Dance

Casa De Samuel (Mexican)
Conn’s Catering
Bauer’s Catering

Beverage Services:
Professional Beverage Service– Ask for our friend Jim.

For that stunning Cake & Sweet Table!
La Flor De Izucar Bakery-Rolling Meadows, IL-Ask for my friend Alma.
Miri’s Cakes-Glendale Heights, Glendale Heights, IL-Ask for my friend Miriam.
Cake-A-Licious by Rachel
Lovin Oven-Round Lake, IL
Samari’s Sweet Creations-Mundelein, IL
Landa Sweet Treats & Events-Round Lake, IL

Photographers and videographers:
Of course us!
Maira Ochoa Photography and my hubby Mindflixfilms for your videography needs!

Jesse El Grandote
DJ Epic
Pink Noise
I Wed Solutions

Live Bands:
Reino Norteño-Ask for our friend Naty.
Grupo Inizial – Musica Norteña.
Grupo Enlace De Nuevo Leon
Simply Sound – Ask for our friend Rod
Destiny Ron – Singer

Piano, Violist:
Yazz Events – Full-Service Music Planning
Veronica Gomoll – Pianist
Ron Arden – Musician
Hoops Music

Mariachi “La Barca Jalisco”
Mariachi Sirenas
Mariachi Show Sol De Oro
Mariachi Internacional De Oro
Mariachi Festival

Makeup Artists and Hairstylists:
Blanca Delgado Hair Stylist
Beautoria Victoria Chicago Makeup Artist
Esme-Chicago Makeup Artist
Maritza’s Chair Hair Studio
Glam Hard Beauty
Glam it Up-Megan Orozco
Crystal-Eyez Makeup & Beauty
Style Hype

Transportation Services:
Emperor Limousine & Party Bus Services
M&M Limo Service
Premier Trolly

Joey Villagomez

Magic Penthouse
Magic Dave

Ballet Folklorico:
Ballet Folklorico Wuakegan, IL

Little People:
Those Funny Little People

Events Rentals:
Companies that provide tables, chairs, Linens, and other event essentials.
The Crystal Bell Weddings and Events Rentals
Landa Rentals
Artful Decor
Top Choice Rentals

I hope this information is helpful and you can connect with many great vendors!
Please keep in mind that this list is not comprehensive and it depends on location and individual preferences.
Let me know if there’s anything else I can help you with.
Happy planning!

With Love,
Maira Ochoa Photography

Updated 2/3/23