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The $121,314 wedding for fabulous couples who want to say “I do” on 12/13/14

A winter wonderland wedding fantasty at Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa
A winter wonderland wedding fantasty at Eagle Ridge Resort & SpaPhoto supplied by Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Test your sentimentality quotient. Would you 1. Like a wedding date that reads 12/13/14? 2. Are you sentimental enough to spend $123,314 to have over-the-top extravagant nuptials that entails renting an

Say "I do" on 12/13/14
Say "I do" on 12/13/14Photo supplied by Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa, which is located just outside Chicago in Galena, Illinois has created a “Wedding of the Century” package that includes booking the entire 80-room Inn and Courtyard for their event and guests from Friday, Dec. 12 through Sun., Dec. 14.

Not only will couples get the whole inn to themselves and invitees but the hotel will take care of all details from sending out the invitations to sending guests home with personal keepsakes and memories they will never forget.

“The next sequential date won’t happen for 89 years, so couples are looking for a spectacular way to say ‘I do,’ on 12/13/14, which just happens to fall on a Saturday,” said Thomas Ruhs, general manager, Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa. “The staff is already thrilled at the possibility of planning an unforgettable event like this.”

The deadline to book is around the corner, August 31, 201

Some of the amenities (there are more) include:

  • · The entire Eagle Ridge Inn and Courtyard devoted to the wedding.
  • · Guest accommodations for two nights (Dec. 12 and 13).
  • · Personal wedding consultant to customize the wedding to the couple’s specifications.
  • · Friday evening rehearsal dinner.
  • · Complimentary food and beverage from Eagle Ridge’s award winning restaurants, from cocktail hours to regular meals to late night snacks.
  • · Saturday evening wedding including ceremony, band, flowers, cake, photographer and favors for all guests.
  • · Full access to the Nordic Center, Eagle Ridge’s winter headquarters, which includes cross country ski equipment for traversing the miles of trails on the Eagle Ridge property, ice skates for the lake, and sleds for the young-at-heart.
  • · All other Inn amenities, including the heated indoor pool, where guests and families enjoy games and activities like movie nights and make-your-own snack.

For more information, couples can inquire about the Wedding of the Century package by calling (800) 892-2269 with questions or to book the date.

About Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa offers rooms and villas, 63 holes on four award-winning golf courses, the Stonedrift Spa, and an large selection of outdoor activities including miles of biking, hiking and horseback riding trails, as well as tennis, hot air balloon rides, boating and fishing on the picturesque 225-acre Lake Galena. For reservations or additional information, call (800) 892-2269 or visit www.eagleridge.com.

Eagle Ridge Resort & Spa is located at 444 Eagle Ridge Drive, Galena, Illinois,call 800.892.2269, 815.777.5000 or fax 815.777.450.