Renaissance Center is a event venue located in Joliet city in Illinois. Guests enter the Center through the canopied Ottawa Street entrance where they pass the eyes of the guardian lions that provide an aura of grandeur and majesty. The patio/garden area with its 50 foot ceiling and surrounding brick walkway offers guests a sense of Old World elegance unduplicated in the Joliet and outlying Will County area. The magnificent stairway leading up to the Grand Ballroom has been the site of numerous wedding ceremonies and musical performances. A series of shuttered French doors lead visitors into the Grand Ballroom. The Ballroom provides access to the Joliet Area Historical Museum via a rooftop terrace. The open-air terrace is partially covered by a teak canopy providing protection from the elements. The venue Open to the Public for Meetings, Corporate Events, Weddings, Receptions, Holiday Parties, Banquets, Buffets, Dinners And Special Events.
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.
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.
Buona Terra specializes in delicious, homemade, Italian cuisine. Open since 2002, Buona Terra has served Logan Square with amazing food, cocktails and a terrific wine selection. We look forward to making your event a singular, unforgettable event!
Decor is traditional, making guests feel as if they are walking into a restaurant that has been around forever. Also features a beautiful and painted murals.
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.
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.
With more than 25 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 aisle 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!
* BE SURE TO ASK ABOUT OUR NEWEST FACILITY, 'PARKWAY BANQUETS SALON', WITH CAPACITY FOR 400 GUESTS!
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.
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.
Planning your wedding can be overwhelming, but taking the time to choose the right venue, caterer, photographer, DJ, and other vendors will help create an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. Consider these tips as you begin your search and learn from the experiences of other brides. Read More