Celebrate Your Special Occasion
I&M Canal Visitor Center and Lock 16 Cafe and Gift Shop offers three venues for your events.
I&M Canal Boat (Capacity 70)
Cruise down the canal while celebrating special occasions. The I&M Canal Boat provides a scenic experience for guests and a lovely venue for capturing the moment. The boat features an open-air upper deck and an indoor lower deck with a restroom. Contact us to discuss availability, pricing and options, such as adding food and beverages, that can be customized to fit your event.
Call (815) 220-1848 ext. 1848 or email [email protected].
I&M Canal Visitor Center and Lock 16 Cafe and Gift Shop (Capacity 80)
Our Visitor Center offers a combination of history and hospitality in an intimate and inviting space that’s ideal for your private events. Personalize the experience with decorations, and bring in your wedding planner to make the day match your vision. Music and photographers are welcome. We also offer a variety of meal options that can be customized to fit your event.
For availability, pricing and info, contact (815) 220-1848 ext. 1848 or email [email protected].
Lock 16’s Vintage Room (Capacity 40)
The Vintage Room is a cozy and casual venue that offers a delightful setting for your private event. We offer a variety of meal options–brunches, lunches, dinners and even tea parties–that can be customized to fit your special occasion.
Contact us at (815) 220-1848 or [email protected] for more information or to reserve the space for your event.