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#1 BeachBride83

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    Posted 21 February 2010 - 07:21 PM

    Hi Everyone! We will be having an AHR in Chicago prob June 2011. Has anyone had one in Chi or have any good ideas of where to have it? Thanks!!!
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    #2 skadow

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      Posted 25 February 2010 - 01:59 AM

      Crazy I am having mine in Milwaukee of June 2011. I was going to rent a tent or something and have it at a big park outside of the city.

      #3 mich999

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        Posted 25 February 2010 - 01:53 PM

        It really depends on your size and budget. We used a friend's house and yard in the city with catered food, bartenders, etc., but no DJ or sit down dinner because otherwise it would have been just as costly as having the wedding in Chicago. But a lot of brides do plan on that and if so, there are tons of places in Chicago that work.

        #4 BeachBride83

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          Posted 25 February 2010 - 02:29 PM

          Yeah, we def don't want to have a sit-down dinner becuase you are right, that would be just as much as a normal wedding. We are just hoping to throw a big party with open bar/appetizers and need to figure out a nicer place within our budget to do it. I wish I had a friend with a big enough house! :)
          Hey Everyone! I have booked Heather Parker to photograph my May 7, 2011 wedding in Negril, Jamaica. I am looking for someone that might want to share in the cost of her transportation/stay that will be getting married around the same time in the area. PM me if you are interested! Her work is...

          #5 mich999

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            Posted 25 February 2010 - 05:10 PM

            Sounds like maybe a larger restaurant would work and be more budget friendly. I'll try to do some brainstorming! We was soooo lucky to have my friend's amazing house - I don't think we could have done an AHR otherwise.

            #6 BeachBride83

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              Posted 27 February 2010 - 05:43 PM

              I have been looking into this a lot and think that The Green Dolphin would be a great place to have our AHR. They have a garden/atrium area that you can rent out and I don't think it is too expensive. I am waiting to hear back from them so we will see!
              Hey Everyone! I have booked Heather Parker to photograph my May 7, 2011 wedding in Negril, Jamaica. I am looking for someone that might want to share in the cost of her transportation/stay that will be getting married around the same time in the area. PM me if you are interested! Her work is...

              #7 Massagegirl

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                Posted 11 March 2010 - 12:11 PM

                I was looking for something casual like a friends backyard also. But I found a mansion in Lemont that rents out their grounds for only $500. For 150 ppl, Im doing all my rentals, food and bar for under $10,000.

                #8 TATrisha

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                Posted 11 March 2010 - 04:39 PM

                I was totally going to say to look into renting a house!!! I think that's just perfect! And in the summer I'm sure the grounds will be just phenominal!

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                #9 BeachBride83

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                  Posted 11 March 2010 - 05:34 PM

                  Oh wow! I never even thought of that!! Great suggestion! I wonder what a house downtown would rent for...ha-prob a lot! :)
                  Hey Everyone! I have booked Heather Parker to photograph my May 7, 2011 wedding in Negril, Jamaica. I am looking for someone that might want to share in the cost of her transportation/stay that will be getting married around the same time in the area. PM me if you are interested! Her work is...

                  #10 TATrisha

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                  Posted 11 March 2010 - 06:14 PM

                  You might be surprised, however here in the Midwest, summer books up VERY quickly. So you definitely want to book that sooner than later.

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