We had such a blast- in fact, we're really sad it's over, lol. Kelly and Justin Broderson. and Michelle, know exactly what they're doing. The floors are hardwood and everything is updated. Throughout the plan... Alicia and Mike, we are so happy you are apart of our Rock Island family, and making you feel at home is so important to us! From start to finish all 19 months of it I never once questioned my decision to have our wedding here. Another huge bonus for us as beer lovers was the 26 tap lines with the biggest variety of craft beer you could ask for! Endless compliments from all my guests about the food. Thank you so much for taking the time to post your positive feedback about your experience at Rock Island. Just when we thought that it couldn't get any better it did! On our first visit, Perry sat with us to review options, pricing and answer every last question we had. We hope your are enjoying married life and we'd love to see you bak next year for our Deja Vu event! He made sure EVERYTHING went smoothly the day of the wedding, especially when we decided to pull the ceremony inside and when we extended the wedding for another half hour. While we were amazed wi... My daughter's wedding was held at Rock Island Lake Club on Sunday. On site that day was Martina, bridal assistant, Emily and Alexis as coordinators and Jason the Maitre d’. r you guys. Beyond the beautiful building and grounds, and the delicious food my guests are STILL raving about, they made our big day (and every day leading up to it... Hi Rebecca! His professionalism and wonderful personality eased my nerves and stress and allowed me to be fully present. Thank you so much for this awesome review, Kathy! Working with Heather was like a dream. ery venue seemed to be just like the last and nothing was popping out at us. Everyone who works there made us feel special. The week leading up to the wedding, we met Jason (maiter d) and mike. We were waited on hand and foot from the minute we walked in in the morning to when we left. Everyone we worked with there was professional and went out of their way to be helpful. Thank you for everything, Rock Island family! Our guests noticed the personal touch and were impressed with the beautiful surroundings and delicious food that was over the top. I honestly don’t know how the man is in so many places at once. There is not enough I could ever possibly say about Rock Island Lake Club and their staff. Anytime I would send her an email she would get right back to me. When we went to Rock Island Lake Club, we knew we wanted to have our reception there. Seriously tho, i am so impressed with the level of service. Not all venues include this free of charge!! Cannot put into words my gratitude for their care, compassion, organization, and dedication to making my day - the priority of their day. I chose to add on the bridal suite and I am so thrilled that I did. At one point my dress got caught and ripped during our cocktail hour and before I could even get upset Heather was there and sewed it up for me. Overall, the wedding was flawless. Heather and Jason are incredible and so beyond accommodating! Once we were under contract, Heather was our main point-of-contact and was an absolute dream to work with. The venue is picturesque in itself so it doesn't require many decorations, but the staff at Rock Island was so helpful in setting up anything we wanted to make the space our own. The views and location/building/grounds are just breathtaking and the staff left such a lasting impression on everyone that our guests knew them by name by the end of the night. Our wedding was PERFECT! Heather was our wedding coordinator for the first half of our engagement and was so friendly and responsive. The bacon station with the bacon bourbon shots was a hit!!! Rock Island Lake Club is located only an hour outside NYC. When our date finally arrived, the staff truly made the day so special even midst a pandemic. Our friends & family were beyond impressed with the food, service, beauty, & overall experience. Also, we are thrilled to hear that people enjoyed the Brick Oven station and ordered pizzas for their ride home! I love them for making us so happy and showing my guests what a great wedding is like!!!! I booked my wedding at Rock Island a few days after Perry closed, prior to any construction. Thank you, RILC! Not only was she extremely thorough and fantastic at organizing and executing the perfect wedding day, she is also such a sweet and kind person. We are all thrilled that you chose to become a part of the Rock Island Family! We did our due diligence ... We had our wedding here on April 30th and it was beyond everything we had hoped for! My husband and I were married at RILC on May 19, 2017; we had only toured three venues and immediately after walking into RILC we knew it was the perfect fit for us. Our guest all were impressed with the wait staff and the attentiveness to details. Jason, if you're reading this, you're the best and Rob and I feel like we owe you our first born for bringing our vision to life and helping us have the perfect day! Since Priscilla Choi (23 and a children’s fashion designer) and Daniel Shao (23 and a data analyst) started dating, summer has been a reminder of how much fun they have together. Of course, I have to thank Heather and Jamie first and foremost, our wedding coordinators whom we met first and primarily planned with. From the moment I met Perry - he sold me on the venue. They know what they are doing and are hands on from the planning stage to the spark... As a man I never really had a dream wedding or location, and figure I would go along with whatever my fiance falls in love with. After leaving our initial visit we ventured off to other places for appointments. Great for pictures. Mike helped make my night as smoothly as it could be because he made sure we had everything we needed and made sure everything was going the way we invisioned. I truly felt that she was always happy to hear from us and help us as best as she could. Plus, it wasn't just us who thought Mike was the best--we even had guests commenting how great their interactions with him had been! ebrate their wedding day here at Rock Island. You were a beautiful bride, and your dress is one of our all time faves! Our grandmothers/parents were shuttled around in golf carts and were provided drinks as soon as requested. From the very start, coordinating with Heather and sitting down with Perry and Michelle at that first meeting we felt right at home. We knew the moment we walked in through the front doors and met with Jason that this was the place we were going to be married. From steaming the gown to bustling the gown, setting up all of our decorations and details and packing itup after the wedding, gathering family for photos and working with our vendors, they did not skip a beat! The day of our wedding, Jason went above and beyond to make me feel like a princess. touch. Our guests loved the venue, the food, and the service. The scenic landscape and the one wedding at a time philosophy were what hooked us in. :). We hope that you and Aaron are enjoying married life! The team at Rock Island Lake Club is truly spectacular! Heather helped SO much in the days leading up to the wedding when I was panicking about the last minute things to get done. Your wedding was absolutely stunning, and it was a pleasure getting to assist you and your sweet family throughout your wedding day. and even brought my husband a plate of the lamb chops that he was most excited about at the cocktail hour. He walked us through the entire day, told us how everything would be going down and made sure we felt that every question/concern was addressed. Middle Island, New York Public 3.7539176471. The included tasting several months before our wedding was helpful for us to narrow down the options, and was a nice way to get a preview of how the venue manages an event. They went through every possible detail that you could think of and you could tell that they love what they do. It was the least stressful day of my life! When we met Jason the maitre d the week of the wedding, I knew immediately we were in great hands. We’re proud to be part of the Rock Island family. Planning a wedding can be super stressful and difficult but their professional team covered all the bases and more. The flow was perfect and we were always guided to where we needed to be so we truly weren't worrying about anything. Perry and his staff are wonderful. 1. Perry has been great to work with and I can't wait to have my reception here. I actually had a minor panic attack when I heard she was going out on maternity leave and wouldn't be there for the month before/day of our wedding! That would be awesome, we would love for you two to come back and visit! From start to finish since booking rock island as our venue the experience has been nothing but the best. She was there to answer every question and concern no matter the time of day. Rock Island Lake Club takes care of you the moment you step in for a tour. Over a month later and we are still getting compliments on everything from the food and drinks to the service. away, not only by the space and scenery, but by the plethora of options available to us as part of the basic wedding package and the abundance of upgrades. Being one of the first weddings to book I had no idea what the venue would look like or how the food was, believe it or not there wasn't even a chef.... Just to give you an idea of the type of people that run this place and work there... below is an email i sent the owners after our recent dinner tasting on 11/15/14. Congratulations again and we hope to keep in touch and see you back here soon! Thank you so much Steph and Chris, we loved the Greek Station so much we'll be adding it to the package for next year! ave it outside by the lake. The planning was made so easy by Heather who was available whenever we needed anything, and sent us reminders and check-ins. I am so grateful to be part of the Rock Island family! Rock Island, IL 61201 Second Ave 1819 2nd Ave , Rock Island, IL 61201 Circle Tap 1345 W Locust St , Davenport, IA 52804 Daisy Dooks 3680 W 83rd St , Davenport, IA 52806 Stadium Club 2828 Brady St , Davenport, IA 52803 Chorus Line The day was simply a blur but we vividly remember Mike reminding us to eat and escorted us to the groomsmen lounge in the middle of cocktail hour where he prepared an impressive spread for us to re-fuel and re-energize. On top of this, we would email Heather or Jamie at any time & they were always so prompt to reply. Hard-working, friendly, and willing to go out of their way to make everything right. We're so happy you enjoyed the venue, grounds and food as well! Once you get to the final week, you meet with Mike and Jessica who are also beyond helpful. Throughout my year planning my wedding, I would email Heather questions and within less than an hour or two, I would have a response waiting in my inbox. I can only hope that I can get to be invited as a guest to RILC to be able to enjoy the whole experience again. We then met with Heather who was very awesome & personable. We are so glad we could be your perfect match and welcome you to our Rock Island Lake Club family! Hard-working, friendly, and willing to go out of their way to make everything right. :), while helping us prepare for our special day. Would absolutely recommend this venue for your wedding! Everything about the venue is so well thought-out!) T... ROCK ISLAND ROCKS!! l. Just one example - I'm lactose intolerant, and when I discussed this with Emily, she promised to get me a list showing the dairy items in all of the foods that we had chosen for the wedding. He made sure I was comfortable and gave me his full support and attention. From day 1, we experienced the passion of people who truly love what they are doing. To say the food is delicious is an understatement, our friends a... Don't walk, run to this venue and book your date now! His entire staff, Heather, Emily Mike, Jason, and others were fantastic. The Nose: California > Yosemite NP: 5.9 5c 17 VI 17 HVS 5a C2 14. We got married last Thursday and I can truly say I was blown away. The whole staff is so friendly and makes you feel like you are part of their family. We were the 6th ... We just had our wedding at RILC this past Thursday, and we couldn't be happier with how everything turned out. My husband and I booked Rock Island Lake Club a year and half ago. The attention to every detail was picture perfect. Rock Island is THE PLACE to have your wedding. Heather was amazing though the whole process ... Hi Matthew and Lauren! Favorite Lakeside Venues in the Country. Jersey brides, if you haven't booked your venue yet be sure to give this one a look! Heather,... Hi Amy! It showed in the venue’s cleanliness and thoughtful approach to hosting a large-scale event. the rain held out for deanna and nick’s rock island lake club spring wedding and so happy that it did! Tastefully done. Rock Island Lake Club- thank you for making Brendan and I apart of your family. We got married on December 22, 2016 and boy was it magical. We appreciate your feedback and apologize for any inconvenience that may have occurred do to the staffing changes. So many guests mentioned to me how wonderful the staff was. We booked in February 2015 with our date for August 2016. She’ll outline everything the venue needs from you, and as long as you provide it, everything will run smoothly. During our ceremony Jessica was amazing with coordinating all of our details as well as making sure our officiant and ceremony musician had everything they needed. All of the bartenders and servers were top-notch, too. A week later we went back to meet with Heather and Perry, the owner, to discuss our options. It is something we pride ourselves on, and enjoy having amazing brides like you apart of our Rock Island Family. 2. The food was exceptional also. il is unlike anything I’ve ever seen. He knew how important it was for us to have a ceremony outside and allowed the decision to be made 5- 10 minutes before the ceremony for us to continue outside rain or shine, luckily the thunderstorm stayed 5 miles away! They gave of the feeling of ease and comfort from day one. od was great and guests are still raving about it! The staff were so attentive. I was even questioning my seating chart and timeline the week prior to the wed... Congratulations, Haleigh and James! Shawn and Talysa Cole. That brings me to the food. When I got engaged in January 2015 I knew I had to go check it out in person. Getting married at Rock Island Lake Club was the best decision of our lives!! Rock Island checks all of the boxes and we couldn't imagine our wedding anywhere else. Everyone who worked there made everything go off without one one issue. Our wedding was perfect and I cannot wait to be a guest at RILC in September! The moment that we stepped foot to visit the venue we knew that would be the place we would get married and have our reception. They steamed all our robes, provided coffee, breakfast and sandwiches. We hope you're doing well. The wedding itself was executed seamlessly. Thank you, RILC, for giving us the best day of our lives. Heather was my first point of contact at RILC and the friendliest face you could imagine. The vibe is just... special. My only hope is that I can get to be invited as a guest to RILC to be able to enjoy the whole experience again. She is super human. You may also be thinking, as the guests of honor, you won't get to enjoy any of the great food and drinks. The staff are warm, friendly, and helpful. Love, I got married here almost a year ago (9/20/15) and it was AMAZING! You will not regret choosing this place. Originally, I fell in love with RI... We had our wedding at Rock Island Lake Club on May 25, 2017 and it was nothing short of amazing. The coordinators, Heather and Jamie, were quick to respond and did so with an enthusiasm that made planning stress-free. Couldn't recommend Rock Island more highly. Have a Pinterest-worthy wedding ceremony under the cedar arch on our private lake surrounded by natural beauty. We sure hope to see you two at next years Deja Vu! People are still raving about how amazing our wedding was. That is definitely one of our favorite parts of Cocktail hour and a half and was a huge hit at your wedding! Palermos does a beautiful job with their cakes. Don't pass this venue up! It's so nice to hear such a rave review from you and Simon! Jason always just seemed to be right there when we needed him - for example, after the first dance, my husband and I felt like the room was way to warm. We absolutely loved everything about it! Jason even brought us a plate of hors d'oeuvres to the bridal suite after the ceremony but before we headed down to cocktail hour, which was wonderful. From start to finish the RILC took care of me and my guests all day long. You guys are awesome! I admit we were a bit nervous when booking a venue with plywood floors, but were ecstatic to see the renovations come to life week after week. - I've had multiple people tell me it's the "best wedding they've ever been to" I cannot say enough good things about this place. I cannot say enough good things about Rock Island. Having been in the Hospitality industry earlier in my career, I am not easy to please. - I've had multiple people tell me it's the "best wedding they've ever been to" We saw plenty of beautiful venues, but this was the only beautiful venue that had people there that we would want at our wedding day, not to mention want to rely on to make sure our wedding day is perfect. After this experience, I truly think that he is a magician because every time I looked up, Jason was there and even had time for a few outfit changes. We hope all is well with you, and thank you for the wonderful review! itself. Sophie was taking care of my wedding party from 9:00am until the party was over at 10:30pm and we all loved her so much. We hope you and Patrick are enjoying married life! We really hope you two come back to visit! Jason and his team (assistance - AJ, Tina, Emily, and countless others, servers, bartenders, culinarians and all the Mikes in between) are priceless...they define Rock Island and they are the reason it is what it is! ng with Heather who was absolutely unreal - Heather is responsive, full of ideas and knowledge, and above all else, truly felt like our friend who genuinely cared about our wedding, despite the fact that she helps so many other couples - this is evidenced by our 100+ email chain. Book this venue now if you prioritize food & customer service. Valerie!! If you are on the fence about the venue and have any questions, feel free to contact me- I would love to share more about it! I am a very organized and time oriented person and the staff made sure everything was arranged and set up how I wanted it to be, so I had no stresses or worries the morning of. Perry and his staff are wonderful. They took care of every single detail for me and executed my vision to perfection. Heather, Jamie, and Jason were all a huge help in ensuring that every wedding detail was in order throughout the planning process. Perry Bonadies and his wife, Michelle, wowed us with their vision of RILC before it was even completed! Everything about our wedding planning that had to do with Rock Island was easy and stress-free. Rock Island was the PERFECT choice for our wedding day. Our wedding day was absolutely magical and we are so thankful we found RILC! Our guests raved about the cocktail hour (which will blow your mind) and their entrees as well. Everyone had a ... My daughters wedding was there on 8/19/16. Constantly during the reception if I didn't have a drink in hand, someone would ask if I needed one. They were so helpful with the wedding planning process and gave a lot of advice! It's more than just a wedding venue to us and will always hold a special place in our hearts!!! Thank you RILC! Thank you for the bottom of our hearts. The only thing I would change is that I wish someone would have been in charge of making sure my husband and I got the top tier of the cake back so we could freeze it and eat it on our one year anniversary. I didn’t even get a chance to rave the food. You guys made my our wedding perfect!!! Heather, our wedding planner, was absolutely fantastic from start to finish. RILC had it all, and on top of that, has an excellent and dedicated team (Perry, Jason, Heather, Sarah, Michelle) who make sure every detail of the wedding is perfect. By the time we got to the final meeting the day before our wedding, we felt that everything was in fantastic hands, no matter how many times the seating chart shifted in the final week! We felt Rock Island was so unique with the setting and the food had amazing reviews. Fantastic from start to finish. Mike helped make my night as smoothly as it could be because he made sure we had everything we needed and made sure everything was going the way we invisioned. I never expected to fall in love with the place as much as my wife-to-be, but this place was beautiful. Our guests still can’t stop raving about the food and top rate service. love as soon as we saw it, even in the winter covered in snow. Ten months of planning flew by and our wedding day was perfectly executed by our Maître d, Mike, day-of coordinator, Jessica, and the entire on-site staff who made sure that our guests, family members and even our dogs were enjoying themselves! Right after our ceremony, Carly brought us a plate full of our cocktail hour food and our specialty cocktails to ensure we got to try everything we picked. - People loved the goodbye station and said the donuts/fritters were delicious We fell in love with the venue the first time we saw it. Their surprise carriage entrance, cocktail hour tunes and vintage poster table numbers all have us reaching for our childhood movies. We are so happy you got that bacon station. 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