Jacob Henry Mansion
20 S. Eastern Ave.
Joliet, IL 60433

Old Central Church
15 Richards Street
Joliet, IL 60433

Victorian Ballroom
15 S. Richards St.
Joliet, IL 60433


Old Central Church

Gold, crimson, emerald, cobalt, and purple sunlight filters through the three, floor-to-ceiling stained glass windows, lending serenity to the Old Central Church as you exchange vows.

Though the Old Central Church comfortably seats 500 guests, ceremonies are described as intimate. Unlike typical sanctuaries, seating in the Old Central Church is within a semi-circle of pews-the bride and groom are literally surrounded by their family and friends as they begin their marriage.

As it was at the turn-of-the-century, the 2,000-pipe organ can accompany your procession down the aisle, and your first walk into the world as husband and wife.

Glorious cathedral ceilings peak to a common center, and mahogany woodwork extends skyward. Listed on the Illinois Historic Registry, the Old Central Church’s magnificent architecture and beautiful design make it a worthy rival to any cathedral, though it maintains a non-denominational status.

Virtual tour of Old Central Church

The Old Central Church Full Traditional Wedding Package Includes:

  • Two hour reservation in the Old Central Church for your wedding ceremony
  • Ceremony Officiant
  • Candelabra & candles
  • Unity candle
  • Traditional Music
  • Chapel Hostess
  • One Hour Rehearsal
  • Chapel Set-up and Breakdown
  • Use of dressing room, rest rooms, and meeting area
  • Recommendations of wedding professionals
  • Option to include wedding accessories and decorations


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