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: 1200
Our historic property combines the best of Chicago’s storied past with the modern amenities of the present. As a result, we offer unique reception and banquet spaces perfectly suited to create an unforgettable day for you and your guests. We offer 23 unique event spaces that can be transformed for your needs. Our location adjacent to Grant Park and Buckingham Fountain, and short walking distance to Millennium Park and Lake Michigan provide a stunning setting for photos and extra activities for the wedding party. Let our experienced and efficient wedding professionals walk you through the details customizing your ideal wedding menu, establishing a seating chart, reserving room blocks for attendees, coordinating with outside vendors for lighting, audio, floral and decoration needs.
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. Packages available that include the entire house or one floor.
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.
Glen Ellyn, IL  
Capacity: 160
Reserve 22 provides you with a beautiful and unique setting to host events for friends, family and colleagues. The stunning landscape and scenic vistas of Glen Ellyn's prized Village Links provides the perfect backdrop to enhance your event, creating a truly memorable occasion. Our first class facilities and Above and Beyond customer service make Reserve 22 at the Village Links of Glen Ellyn a great choice to host your next event. Whether your celebration is for your company, your charity or any other special reason, we can accommodate from 8 - 160 guests. A hospitable sanctuary tucked away and preserved exclusively for your enjoyment. We encourage you to unwind and indulge with the help of our refined recipes and relaxing atmosphere. The number 22 represents the 22 lakes that complement our 240 acres of scenic landscape populated by native vegetation and diverse wildlife. As a member of the Audubon Society, our conservation efforts allow you to take in the sights and sounds of nature in class and comfort.
Woodridge, IL  
Capacity: 1200
From Intimate to Exclusive, our first-rate banquet & meeting facilities, award winning cuisine and unparalleled service will transform your event to extraordinary! We have 35,000 square feet of banquet and meeting facilities. We offer an exceptional learning environment coupled with comfort and superior services, for events of 25 to 1200 guests. The dramatic 24-foot-height ceilings of the rooms with amber lighting are designed to be acoustically superior and feature soundproof walls, with on-site audiovisual amenities. Whether you are looking to plan a wedding reception, corporate function or birthday party, our expert Event Specialists will work closely with you to ensure that your day is an event to remember.
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!
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).
Joliet, IL  
Capacity: 800
$6.50-$80 per person
BRAND NEW HOTEL Welcome to Joliet's newest Full Service Hotel featuring Rock Run Convention center offering 120 rooms and 10,000 sq. ft. of meeting space. Ballroom offering 6,200 sq. ft. Located right off of I-80 and Houbolt Road, minutes from I-55. Onsite Restaurant - Burger Theory tempting your palette with Burgers, Apps and Craft Beers. State of the art fitness center boasting 2,000 sq. ft of spax with a Sauna and Yoga Room. Breakfast is offered from 6:00 am-10:00am, Lunch starts at 11:00. Groups receive one complimentary room per 25 rooms consumed.
Aurora, IL  
Capacity: 340
Experience the heart of Downtown Aurora at your next event. With seven unique spaces available, Paramount Events can accommodate any occasion, big or small. Weddings, baby and bridal showers, corporate parties, family reunions, meetings, expositions – no matter the event, we’ve got the space for you. With the beautiful Fox River and stunning cityscape as your backdrop, your event is sure to impress. And the fun doesn’t have to stop there. You and your guests can enjoy everything Downtown Aurora has to offer including a casino next door, hotel nearby and restaurants in walking distance – with convenient access to the Metra and I-88. Whether it’s your wedding on the stunning, historic Paramount Theatre stage or cocktail hour in The Atrium before attending a show in the intimate Copley Theatre, leave it to the experts. We produce shows for a living. Let’s make your event our next production.