Metropolis Ballroom of Arlington Heights

6 S Vail Ave Arlington Heights, IL
Typically Responds within 24 hours
Max Capacity: 1078 people
THE Metropolis Ballroom is THE sought after venue for today's clientele. Perfect for hosting a multitude of events, our team of professionals can take care of ALL aspects of your event from the initial planning to turning out the lights! VISIT us for special live entertainment events including: All-ages concerts, VIP artist receptions, and dinner or cocktail events. CENTERED in the revitalized area of historic downtown Arlington Heights, the Metropolis Ballroom has free parking and easy access to and from major expressways. It’s just one block from Metra Northwest Train Station, is surrounded by parks, restaurants, unique shops, boutiques, & the local Performing Arts Center. Arlington Heights is conveniently located close to O'Hare Airport, downtown Chicago, and surrounding Northwest Suburbs. HAVE your corporate events and meetings with us. Our professional staff and unique space, provide a modern alternative to the company meeting, seminar, product launch, or trade show. We offer a variety of different rooms with various design options and up-to-date technology to ensure your meetings are successful. From an intimate board room to a large lofted ballroom you are sure to find what you are looking for. YOUR FUTURE TOGETHER STARTS HERE: Celebrate It Joyfully. Share It Generously. As a 'Soon-To-Be' Bride and Groom, the two of you can take pride in creating an event filled with the unique and romantic elements for you and your guests to cherish for a lifetime. From the ceremony rehearsal and rehearsal dinner, to the moment when you say I do, every moment is a memory in the making. At the Metropolis Ballroom, a grand scale wedding reception feels intimate and an intimate reception feels grand. We offer quaint cityscape views perfect for every season. Our hardwood flooring, soft lighting, and well appointed acoustics provide you with a blank canvas to dress up or keep simple, reflecting your sense of style. We simply ensure every detail is a detail of you. LIKE a home away from home, our home-like venue is the perfect setting for every celebration of life's milestones; Baby Showers, Baptisms, Bridal Showers, Birthday Parties, Christenings, Cotillions, First Communions, Fundraisers, Graduation Parties, Holiday Parties, Memorial Services, Mitzvahs, Quinceaneras and Retirement Dinners. Our charming rooms, and superior staff will make you and your guests feel right at home. From carnivores to vegans and those with special dietary needs, your guests will know their exquisite cuisine was designed with them in mind. You and your guests will feel so welcome and so at home you may just want to move in, or at the very least, return again and again. Our Executive Chef will prepare a sumptuous feast for your guests featuring a tantalizing array of specialties presented in exceptional style. Cocktail Receptions, Plated Style, Family Style, Buffet and Station Style Events, Customized Wedding Cake and Sweet Tables, Chocolate Fountain Stations and Late Night Snacks! As part of our specialty catering offerings, The Metropolis Ballroom has teamed up with Chicago's renowned "North Shore Cake Boss", Chef Joseph LoChirco, to launch Manetti's Bakery. Chef LoChirco has been featured on programs such as CLTV, ABC News and CNN, and specializes in custom cakes for all occasions such as weddings, birthdays, anniversaries & graduations. Chef LoChirco also practices the fine craft of chocolate sculptures and personalized sweet tables sure to exceed any expectations.
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  • Max Number of People for an Event: 2916
  • Total Meeting Room Space (Square Feet): 7,200
Chicago, IL  
Capacity: 600
$49.90-$129.90 per person
Entertainment Cruises offers more than an event on the water; we create unforgettable memories on Lake Michigan. Our fleet can accommodate any type of casual or formal event, from corporate and social outings to weddings and anniversaries, birthdays and much more. Show guests a new side of Chicago with an event that’s sure to impress.
Naperville, IL  
Capacity: 300
$350-$8,400 per event
You'll find the perfect space for any event at NOAH'S. Each room is tastefully designed as a contemporary and inviting backdrop, putting your event in the spotlight. Our open-vendor policy allows you to bring in any catering options that fit your event's needs. To see our spaces and envision the possibilities call to schedule a tour today!
Chicago, IL  
Capacity: 1100
Alhambra Palace is a one of a kind, dynamic venue that transports all who enter into another world. Sweeping archways, marble accents, mosaic tile, crystal chandeliers and hand carved sculptures frame the multi-level, 24,000 square foot Moorish- like castle. Artifacts from Egypt, Lebanon and Morocco can be seen throughout. Upon entering, guests are welcomed by a bar and lounge with intimate alcove seating. To the east is the restaurant which seats 100 people. The Babylon room is part modern, part historic with its curvaceous metal back chairs and stone carved wall hangings depicting scenes from the 13th century. The Alhambra Room, which seats 500 people, is awe –inspiring, soaring three stories high. A full stage with a state of the art sound and lighting system allows Alhambra to host and offer live entertainment. Seating on the expansive ground level and the two tiered circular balconies provide ample room for meeting and small group gathering as well as large scale conferences. Ample space allows for a dance floor, and tables can be added or removed to accommodate a sit down occasion or standing reception. Guided by a waterfall, stairs lead through the Alhambra Hall to the Marrakech Room, a posh and romantic space for more than 200 people. The high ceiling ballroom can be divided with a luxurious floor to ceiling ruby velvet curtains. Oriental rugs framed with leather cushioned settees Oriental rugs and elaborate wood carved Moroccan chairs offer a spot to relax and enjoy. Two private VIP rooms, which accommodate up to 50 people, are also located on the upper level. These elaborately decorated rooms exemplify opulence, making any guest feel like royalty. A world of intrigue and beauty await you for the most memorable experience.
Naperville, IL  
Welcome to Bowlero—DuPage County’s coolest place to bowl, dine, play, and celebrate. Hit the lanes and have a ball in a setting that’s perfect for date night, family night, birthday parties, and corporate events that rock the cubicle. When it’s time to host your next birthday, kids party, holiday party, or corporate event, look no further than Bowlero Naperville. Our talented party professionals are special event ninjas trained in the art of awesome celebrations. They’ll do all the work while you have all the fun—that way, you can enjoy all the party perks and none of the party buzzkills (like cleanup).
Saint Charles, IL  
Capacity: 900
The Arcada Theatre is a historic theater located in the charming downtown of St. Charles, Illinois. This venue offers a unique experience for any event. The theatre’s historic architecture ambience has an intimate setting that will set your event apart from your basic banquet hall. We are known as the #1 music venue in the midwest with legendary stars that have graced the stage. Also offering Club Arcada, one of the most exclusive entertainment experiences in the Midwest, re-living the glory days of The Roaring Twenties in Chicago! It is located on the third floor of the historic Arcada Theatre, an iconic music hall celebrating its 90th anniversary. Please contact us for more information!
Bolingbrook, IL  
Capacity: 500
Newly Renovated!!! We are a full service property offering 145 guest rooms to include Junior and Presidential suites. Complimentary WIFI along with Microwaves and refrigerators in all rooms. Indoor pool and Local Shuttle service is available. We offer a full service restaurant and bar along with approximately 4000 square feet of banquet space. We host a variety of events from small business meetings to black tie galas for 250 guests. Enjoy homemade favorites prepared in house from scratch!!!
Lincolnshire, IL  
Capacity: 300
$350-$8,400 per event
You'll find the perfect space for any event at NOAH'S. Our versatile, contemporary design and unique ceiling grid technology offers unprecedented freedom for setting the perfect scene. Whether your style is romantic or modern, organic or dramatic, NOAH'S makes setting the ideal ambiance a breeze. Because we want every element to express your individuality, we are an open-vendor venue and allow you to bring in talent that fits your wedding vision. You call the shots when it comes to the layout, food, décor and other elements of your special day. And our staff will be there every step of the way to make sure your day runs perfectly.
Ingleside, IL  
Capacity: 300
$34.95-$114.95 per person
With more than 20 years experience, hosting weddings is our specialty at Parkway Banquets! We are pleased to offer our amazing venue for your wedding or special event. Located on the shores of beautiful Long Lake in Ingleside, IL, our beautiful, natural setting gives you and your guests a spectacular view! One entire wall of our beautiful facility is located right on the lakefront of Long Lake, which is part of the Chain of Lakes in Lake County, IL. We’re on the border of McHenry County. We are also right next to the forest preserve, so our location is surrounded by nature, not tall buildings and loud, noisy traffic. We are proud to offer: * Lovely outdoor tented ceremony site - rain or shine! * Large, cozy, and inviting reception area with cathedral ceilings, overlooking Long Lake and right next to the forest preserve. * We can host your wedding ceremony right on site under our outdoor tented area (rain or shine!) We will custom decorate our arch and isle to match your wedding colors at no extra charge. * Wide menu with a vast array of mouth-watering selections to choose from including our fabulous hors d’oeuvres, sweet table, ice cream bar, & much-requested late night snack! * All wedding packages include either a sit-down dinner or a large buffet FOR THE SAME PRICE. * Big dance floor with special up-lighting all around the room! * Expert advice on the hottest DJs, the coolest photographers, crazy creative florists, & the most outstanding cake bakeries & artisans in the area!
Lake Forest, IL  
Capacity: 150
Built in 1908 by the famed architect, Howard Van Doren Shaw, Glen Rowan House features elegant spaces for any occasion. The main floor of the house can accommodate as few as 10 for an intimate dinner and up to 120 for a cocktail reception. The second floor features a conference room for six people and three overnight rooms, each with a private bath. The extensive grounds are ideal for picnics or tented events up to 250 people.
Chicago, IL  
Capacity: 18250
The Museum of Science and Industry is a historic building in the Hyde Park neighborhood of Chicago, just a few miles south of downtown. The perfect setting for events that offers so much more than your average banquet hall. Enjoy dining next to a 40' tornado in our Science Storms exhibit or cocktails next to a WWII German submarine in our U505 exhibit. MSI offers full service catering and event planning services from our in-house catering company.