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RIVER HOUSE BED and BREAKFAST
Getaway Lodge & Timeaway Lodge
11052 Ventura Boulevard
Rockford - Machesney Park, IL 61115
phone (815) 636-1884
contact form




wedding packages


get married!   $399
Best for "come & go" indoor or outdoor ceremony (no on-site reception)
  • Up to 12 guests
  • Marriage ceremony & officiator services
    • Must have 2 witnesses & Winnebago County Marriage License
  • 2-hour Getaway Lodge facility use for ceremony & pictures
    • Indoor... Getaway Lodge living room, casual seating
    • Outdoor... Getaway Lodge sail shade patio, table seating for 24
  • Scheduled per availability
    • Sat-Sun/Noon-4pm or Mon-Fri/Noon-4pm or 6pm-9pm
    • NO major holidays
  • Tax/tip included

get married & honeymoon!   $699
Best for simple indoor or outdoor ceremony & honeymoon (no on-site reception)

  • Marriage ceremony & officiator services
    • Must have 2 witnesses & Winnebago County Marriage License
  • 2-hour Getaway Lodge facility use for ceremony & pictures
    • Indoor... Getaway Lodge living room, casual seating
    • Outdoor... Getaway Lodge sail shade patio, table seating for 24
  • 1-night lodging in Getaway Lodge luxury suite (best available)
    • Luxury amenities include Jacuzzi tub & fireplace
    • Early check-in to suite for bridal party use as changing room
    • In-room breakfast service following morning
  • Scheduled per availability
    • Sat-Sun/Noon-4pm or Mon-Fri/Noon-4pm or 6pm-9pm
    • NO major holidays
  • Tax/tip included

get married & celebrate!   $1599 indoor - $1899 outdoor
Best for indoor or outdoor evening ceremony & reception, selected friends/family 1-night stay, morning gift opening

  • INDOOR ceremony & reception
  • Seating for up to 50 guests
  • Marriage ceremony & officiator services
    • Must have 2 witnesses & Winnebago County Marriage License
  • Ceremony and/or Reception inside TIMEAWAY LODGE
    • Gathering Room as formal/informal row/table seating
      • 600 sq ft (L-shape 14½x15ft + 11½x33ft)
      • Event curfew 12 midnight
      • On-site parking
      • Tables and chairs provided, no linens or dinner serviceware
      • Choose row or table seating arrangement
      • Fully adjustable lighting, dim/bright, focus area
      • Decorate as-you-please, must remove, damage guest responsible
      • No restrictions on choice of wedding vendors or catering service
      • Fully equipped kitchen for do-it-yourself or catering service
      • Multi-use permitted, row/table/dance reset guest responsible
    • Bar Room as guest cocktail area, memorabilia display, gifts
    • Outdoor Deck seats up to 20 persons (weather permitting)
    • Overnight Accommodations for ONE-night TIMEAWAY LODGE
      • Sleeping capacity up to 17 persons in 5 guestrooms
      • Check-in 4pm - Check-out 12noon
      • Bed linen, towels, basic amenities provided
      • No breakfast service provided
  • Scheduled per availability...NO major holidays
    • Arrive 4pm or after - Depart by 12noon
    • Early arrival or Overstay not available
  • Handicap-friendly facility
  • Tax/tip included



  • OUTDOOR-indoor ceremony & reception
  • Seating for up to 50 guests
  • Includes ALL INDOOR items above as options for inclement weather
  • Star Shade Canopy Patio as ceremony site, outdoor dining, dancing
    • 40 ft diameter hexagon totals 1,260 sq ft
    • Outside restrooms
    • Event curfew 12 midnight
    • Tables and chairs not provided, guest choice of local rental service
    • Multi-use permitted, row/table/dace reset guest responsible
    • Decorate as-you-please, must remove, damage guest responsible

wedding weekend celebration!   $2399 indoor - $2799 outdoor
Best for indoor or outdoor evening rehearsal/party, daytime ceremony with dinner reception/dance,
selected friends/family 2-night stay, morning gift opening


  • 2-day INDOOR wedding weekend
  • Seating for up to 50 guests
  • Marriage ceremony & officiator services
    • Must have 2 witnesses & Winnebago County Marriage License
  • Ceremony and/or Reception at TIMEAWAY LODGE
    • Gathering Room as formal/informal row/table seating
      • 600 sq ft (L-shape 14½x15ft + 11½x33ft)
      • Open schedule for rehearsal, bachelor party, pamper party, ceremony, wedding dinner, reception, dancing, wedding breakfast, gift opening
      • Event curfew 12 midnight
      • On-site parking
      • Tables and chairs provided, no linens or dinner serviceware
      • Choose row or table seating arrangement
      • Fully adjustable lighting, dim/bright, focus area
      • Decorate as-you-please, must remove, damage responsible
      • No restrictions on choice of wedding vendors or catering service
      • Fully equipped kitchen for do-it-yourself or catering service
      • Multi-use permitted, row/table/dance reset guest responsible
    • Bar Room as guest cocktail area, memorabilia display, gifts
    • Outdoor Deck seats up to 20 persons (weather permitting)
  • Overnight Accommodations for TWO-nights TIMEAWAY LODGE
      • Sleeping capacity up to 17 persons in 5 guestrooms
      • Check-in 4pm - Check-out 12noon
      • Bed linen, towels, basic amenities provided
      • No breakfast service provided
  • Scheduled per availability...Holidays permitted
    • Early arrival/Overstay as available add $33hr prior to 4pm/after 12noon
  • Handicap-friendly facility
  • Tax/tip included



  • 2-day OUTDOOR-indoor wedding weekend
  • Seating for up to 50 guests
  • Includes ALL INDOOR items above as options for inclement weather
  • Star Shade Canopy Patio for ceremony, dining, dancing
    • 40 ft diameter hexagon totals 1,260 sq ft
    • Outside restrooms
    • Event curfew 12 midnight
    • Tables and chairs not provided, guest choice rental service
    • Multi-use permitted, row/table/dace reset guest responsible
    • Decorate as-you-please, must remove, damage responsible
  • Scheduled per availability...Holidays permitted
    • Early arrival/Overstay as available add $33hr prior to 4pm/after 12noon
  • Handicap-friendly facility
  • Tax/tip included

"inside & out" destination wedding weekend!   $4499
Best for destination wedding celebration with multiple indoor & outdoor options for event privacy, activity flow & separation


  • Seating for up to 75 guests
  • Marriage ceremony & officiator services
    • Must have 2 witnesses & Winnebago County Marriage License
  • Exclusive use entire River House B&B lodges and grounds:
    GETAWAY LODGE, TIMEAWAY LODGE, GROUNDS,
    STAR SHADE CANOPY PATIO, SAIL SHADE PATIO
  • Overnight Accommodations for TWO-nights
    in the TIMEAWAY LODGE & in the GETAWAY LODGE

    • Sleeping capacity up to 17 persons in 5 guestrooms in Timeaway Lodge
    • Sleeping capacity up to 6 persons in 3 Jacuzzi-fireplace suites in Getaway Lodge
    • Check-in 4pm first day - Check-out 12noon last morning
    • Bed linen, towels, amenities provided
    • No breakfast service provided
  • Scheduled per availability...Holidays permitted
    • Early arrival/Overstay as available add $66hr prior to 4pm/after 12noon
  • Handicap-friendly facility
  • Tax/tip included



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Getaway Lodge & Timeaway Lodge
11052 Ventura Boulevard
Rockford - Machesney Park, IL 61115
phone (815) 636-1884
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