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Outdoor Wedding Venue in Southern Illinois

Wedding Pavilion in Southern Illinois


Are you looking for a wedding pavilion in Southern Illinois? Built in 1892, Havisham House is a beautiful example of French-Victorian architecture found right in the heart of Southern Illinois. Very few places offer the charm, beauty, and convenience of Havisham House! Between our dedicated wedding pavilion, to our two beautiful guest homes, our two dedicated suites, and our bourbon bar, you can enjoy your big day from start to finish without ever leaving our property. If you want charm, history, modern luxury, uniqueness, beauty and class, you definitely want a Havisham wedding in our beautiful outdoor pavilion!

The Havisham House Wedding Pavilion in Southern Illinois is conveniently located near many attractions in Southern Illinois including the Shawnee Wine Trail, Bald Knob Cross, and more.

Aside from offering a beautiful, historic wedding pavilion in Southern Illinois, we also add the convenience of overnight rentals right on the property via our beautiful homes (the Main House and our Carriage House) and our two suites available above the bourbon bar!  You can house up to 20 wedding guests, right on the property! Both homes and suites have been updated with modern accoutrements which bring a touch of luxury to these classically beautiful accommodations. You can house your close family and wedding party right in the heart of your wedding festivities. Enjoy the undeniable charm and cozy old world architecture while you experience the happiest day of your life with all of your friends and family. Lodging is included in every wedding package.

We don’t want you to have to rush on one of the happiest days of your life. That is why we also offer our Essential and Evermore packages!  These packages allow you time before your wedding to plan, decorate, and relax. They also offer you a chance to sleep in, enjoy the moment, and not worry about rushing to clean up and check out. Just relax!

To add to the charm of our wedding pavilion in Southern Illinois, Havisham House recently renovated the oldest commercial building in Alto Pass (conveniently located right next to Havisham House). This new acquisition, opening in June of 2022, will be known as the Havisham House Bourbon Bar!  Your wedding party will LOVE hanging out at the bourbon bar before and after the wedding!

With a perfect 5 Star rating on our Google Listing, our wonderful clients speak for us!  Enjoy some helpful resources included in pictures below to help get a better feel for our location, our wedding packages, and more!

For pricing and other important information, please visit our weddings page!


Pictures at Havisham House, a Wedding Pavilion in Southern Illinois