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Venues in Aurora, IL,
(630) 673-2512

About Us

COMPANY 251 is a wedding venue located in Aurora, Illinois. The historic building, built in 1908, was originally an international harvester manufacturing company. The light-filled building was transformed into a modern luxury venue with industrial chic, minimalist stylings that are perfect to host your big day. It merges the past with the modern. COMPANY 251 features exposed brick walls, original wood columns, marble bars, handmade lighting and large towering windows allowing natural light to come shine through. If you want a venue that can be specifically crafted to your vision, look no further than COMPANY 251. You will be guaranteed a luxurious experience with an extraordinary level of detail while celebrating one of the best days of your life.

Facilities and Capacity

COMPANY 251 has two event spaces and can hold a capacity of 350 wedding guests. They also have an outdoor patio space that can be used for an intimate reception and ceremony.

Services Offered

COMPANY 251 can provide you with an all-inclusive, exclusive six hour venue rental. You will have access to reception tables and chairs, a bridal suite and a groom suite, + an event manager to help coordinate things smoothly. Bridal parties are welcome to be on site prior to get ready. You are also offered in-house catering where you have the option to have a buffet-style dinner or plated. They will provide you servers and offer prior tastings to make sure you are satisfied with the food choices. Other services include:

  • An in-house bar
  • Outside vendors
  • Wireless internet
  • Set up
  • Champagne toast
  • Signature drink
  • Parking

Catering

In-house catering is provided by COMPANY 251’s parent company, Moveable Feast + CO. You will be provided an artisanal food + drink program that will match the aesthetic of the city loft. Helmed by Executive Chef Chris Ayukawa, menus are crafted based on foods sourced from local farms. The food items will be harvested and prepared moments before they are served to you and your wedding guests. The freshest and tastiest for your big day. Other services include:

  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Hors d’Oeurves
  • Outside cake

Melissa Lottich

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  • I am HONORED to leave this review for Company 251! I wish I could give them 10 stars! Although we were a COVID couple, from the very beginning, Emily (Director of Events & Catering) and Abbie (Events Manager) were absolutely sensational. They were easy to talk to and so kind, very flexible, answered all of my questions in a timely manner, insanely organized, and made me feel like such a special bride. I couldn’t have been luckier to have them by my side!! The venue itself is stunning; everything has neutral colors, it’s modern, the lighting can be accommodated, and it does not require much décor. The venue has multiple floors that we were able to access for a variety of things including first look, dinner, and the reception. Abbie, Emily, and their team flipped the first floor during our dinner that was held on the second floor. Also, the food for dinner was phenomenal! We received many compliments days after the wedding from our family and friends about the venue and the foo... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

    $ 5,000.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

    $ 4,000.00

    Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

    Yes

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season?

    $ 1,500.00

    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, Event Planning, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Server(s)

    What is the starting price per person for bar service?

    $ 20.00

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), Open Bar

    What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

    350

    What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

    100

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

    2 Floors - Private rental includes both

    Describe your venue

    Historic Building, Loft

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Outside Alcohol, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Altar/Arch, Chairs, Furniture, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Wheelchair Access

    What months are included in your peak season?

    April, May, June, July, August, September, October, November, December

    What months are included in your off-peak season?

    January, February, March



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