With more than 25 years experience, hosting weddings is our specialty at Parkway Banquets.  We are pleased to offer our amazing venue for your wedding or special event.  Located on the shores of beautiful Long Lake in Ingleside, IL, our rustic, natural setting gives you & your guests a spectacular view with sunsets that are second to none!


Parkway Banquets is proud and humbled to once again be recognized by The Knot (www.theknot.com) AND Wedding Wire (www.weddingwire.com) as one of the best wedding venues for 2017 (chosen the best by real couples!)  We also JUST won The Daily Herald's Newspaper's 'Reader's Choice' as a best wedding reception site!  Thank you to everyone that voted for us!            

*  Lovely outdoor tented ceremony site - rain or shine!

*  Large, cozy, and inviting reception area overlooking Long Lake!  

 *  Wide menu with a vast array of mouth-watering selections to choose from including our fabulous hors d'oeuvres, lovely sweet table & chocolate fountain, much-requested late night snack, and an ice-cream bar!

*  Big dance floor with special uplighting!

*  Expert advice on the hottest DJs, the coolest photographers, crazy creative florists, and the most outstanding cake bakeries & artisans in the area!

*  Shuttle service for guests to & from the hotel!

*  Opportunity to use our venue for a FREE bridal shower when you book any of our Ultimate Packages! 

*  Ask us how to add your honeymoon to an all-inclusive resort in Mexico to any of our Wedding Packages!  

Our highly experienced team will assist you in planning every detail of your big day.  Our commitment to you is to help make your day at Parkway truly memorable and everything you've been dreaming it would be.    

For more information, call our owner, Jerry Ming, on his cell at 847-373-1237, or call Parkway Banquets at 847-587-7285 and leave a message.  You can also click on the 'Contact Us' tab and send us a message.  We'll get back to you ASAP.  

Be sure to check out our very active Facebook page, too!

Here's just a few of our reviews from our Facebook page:  

Reviewed on 10/16/17 by Megan R:

Everything was wonderful and it made my wedding easy to plan and we all had an amazing time. The food was excellent and the venue was beautiful. Even though it rained on my wedding day, I still got to get married outside thanks to the tent. I would definitely recommend Parkway Banquets for a wedding. We got so many compliments and wonderful words about the venue and food. And the food was plentiful! No one was going home hungry! Jerry and his staff did an amazing job getting everything ready and running like clockwork. And the bartender Michelle was wonderful to help you relax and enjoy your big day. Everyone there was so amazing!    

Reviewed on 10/8/17 by Michelle M:

We got married on October 1st, and it was everything I could have dreamed of and asked for. Jerry was so helpful with everything, answered every question we asked, and was as flexible as could be. We loved having our wedding at parkway banquets and we would recommend it again, and again! Thanks, Jerry, for EVERYTHING!

Reviewed on 9/23/17 by Tegan B:

I can't even begin to thank Parkway enough for our amazing wedding on September 15th! Jerry, Cathy, and the rest of the team were super supportive the whole way. If I had any questions I could call, email, text, or Facebook message. The bridal shows were such a wonderful way to meet all the vendors and choose our decorations, it made planning so easy and seamless! I don't know what I would've done without Parkway to make wedding planning so fun and simple! Our set up was absolutely beautiful and just like I imagined. Thank you all for making our day so magical! 

Reviewed on 9/12/17 by Kristi V:

I had my wedding at Parkway on 09-10-17 and they did an amazing job. Truly full service, very accommodating, and tons of fun to work with. Jerry helped us find amazing vendors to work with that fit our very tight budget, which was much appreciated. They decorated beautifully for us, the food was delicious and plentiful, everything ran completely smoothly. I loved working with them and all the guests were incredibly impressed too. I wish we could throw parties with them every month!

Reviewed on 9/11/17 by Lori N:

My daughter's reception was held there on 9/10/17, and it was wonderful. The venue was beautiful, the food was delicious, and the owner was very personable and on top of everything. I would highly recommend this venue. This wedding happened to have a large number of children in attendance, and they had a ball playing on the large outside patio area.

Reviewed on 8/26/17 by Anita B:

Everything from the staff to the smallest details were excellent. We had every generation, from 0-90, and everyone's needs were accommodate. The food was in a category above and beyond expectations. It was, hands down, one of the best weddings I've ever been to.

Reviewed on 8/14/17 by Michelle S:

My husband and I got married at Parkway on August 4th. It was so beautiful I cried when I walked in. My center pieces were exactly what I wanted (they made them with supplies I gathered on my own.) Everything looked so elegant and beautifully decorated just the way I had imagined it should look. My guests told me how wonderful everything was and what an exceptional view they have of the lake, especially at sun set. The staff was super attentive while my maids and I got ready in his bridal room which was stocked with several things that are easily forgotten. They also coached me through walking down the aisle so that I wouldn't freak, fall, or cry lol. Thanks for making it so memorable for all. I would recommend this place to couples looking for a venue any day.

Reviewed on 8/7/17 by Jason B:

We just had our wedding there this past weekend. Jerry and his staff are super professional and you can tell they all love there jobs. All of guest were completely blown away by the venue and food. Thanks again for taking care of all of wedding needs and wants. (Groom)

Reviewed on 7/8/17 by Tiffany P:

We just had our wedding there yesterday and everything was beyond perfect! The owner, Jerry, was so accommodating, walked us through everything, food was great and the place was beautiful, bartender was wonderful and the staff was beyond accommodating. We had so many compliments from the guests! If you are looking for a beyond perfect wedding or other event at a great price this is the place to go! Thank you so much!

For more reviews of Parkway Banquets (AKA Parkway by the Lake), please check out our very active Facebook page, or visit us on Wedding Wire or The Knot!  We're proud to have almost 300 5-STAR REVIEWS on social media!  Woot woot!!!