The Renaissance Center

214 North Ottawa Street, Joliet, IL
Max Capacity: 350 people
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.
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Amenities
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • On-Site Catering Service
  • Valet Parking
  • Wireless Internet/Wi-Fi
Features
  • Max Number of People for an Event: 350
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 1200
 
$21-$149 /person
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.
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 120  
$300-$500 /event
Outings • Weddings • Bachelor Parties • Events • Leagues • You Name it! Fox Run is the perfect place to host your golf outings, weddings, business meetings, holiday parties, or other social functions. The Event Room at Fox Run is the premiere banquet facility at Fox Run that can accommodate 180 guests (120 guests with a dance floor.)
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 500  
$10-$83 /person
Newly Renovated!!! We are a full service property offering 145 guest rooms to include Junior and Presidential suites. Complimentary WIFI along with Keurig Coffee makers, 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!!!
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 450
 
$8,000-$100,000 /event
We produce show-stopping Private Events at The Underground for Corporate Buyouts, Holiday Parties, Milestone Celebrations and all the Special Occasions in between! Named “One of the Sexiest Places in the World” by Cosmopolitan Magazine, The Underground not only holds true to the name but also the reputation, as guests descend into our subterranean world of unforgettable fun. Conveniently located in the trendy River North neighborhood and steps from Michigan Avenue and minutes from McCormick Place, two unique spaces within the venue provide an expansive playground for up to 450 guests. With in-house catering provided by our award-winning sister restaurant, Sunda New Asian, private events at The Underground feature an incredible assortment of passed cuisine and sweets, as well as chef-attended action stations and buffets. Offering a full portfolio of premium spirits, champagne, wine, and beer, The Underground’s food and beverage program is second to none. Contact our event planners for a custom food and beverage package. As a full-service event production company, we turn your vision into reality. We source everything from live entertainment to custom décor and rentals, taking the hassle out of planning your event. Contact us today, and let’s start planning!
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 500  
$18-$42 /person
The Ameristar Casino Hotel East Chicago is a full-service luxury hotel in East Chicago IN, boasting a variety of amenities. With 5,369 sq. feet of meeting and reception space, Ameristar East Chicago is the perfect location for your next event. Whether you're planning a corporate meeting, training session, private dinner, retreat or reception, our extensive menu selection and state-of-the-art facilities will make it an event to remember. The Ameristar Casino Hotel in East Chicago connects directly with both the casino and pavilion – a convenience that adds to the experience.
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 600  
$5.75-$55 /person
The Hotel and Conference center were both built in 1999 and renovated in 2016. Ramada Hotel & Conference center has over 7000 Sq ft of meeting and Banquet space. We specialize in assortment Weddings, Quinceaneras, corporate conferences, and business meetings. Here at the Ramada Hotel & Conference center we pride ourselves in customer service to achieve and go beyond guest satisfaction. From the Front desk agent to Housekeeping and breakfast staff we are all trained to help guests enjoy their stay whether it's for vacation or business. From check in to check out, every moment at the Ramada is enjoyable!
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 450  
$19.95-$112.95 /person
Arrive at our 250-acre retreat and you'll never need to leave. Whether you're here on vacation, for a lakeside wedding, or a business conference in our Expo Center, Pheasant Run Resort is a welcoming enclave that provides everything you need right onsite. Awaken with a Bourbon Street Breakfast Buffet every Sunday, then seek balance with a soothing massage treatment at Spa Vargas Wellness. Tee off with 18 holes of championship golf just outside your door, or go for a swim in our indoor/outdoor pools. With five restaurants to choose from, a lively indoor replica of New Orleans' own iconic Bourbon Street, a theater, and comedy club, there's plenty to do before the night's over. When it's time to recharge, retire to your own private bi-level suite with magnificent views of the Fox River Valley.
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 225  
$150-$3,100 /event
Plan your next off-site meeting, conference, retreat or reception at Chicago Theological Seminary. It’s a sleek, modern facility located in the Hyde Park, Woodlawn and University of Chicago neighborhoods. We offer meeting rooms, conference halls and reception areas of all sizes, each equipped with the latest technology and support. And it’s all extremely affordable. Whether you need a boardroom for a meeting or a ballroom for a wedding, CTS may be the perfect solution. Our state-of-the-art facilities are available to rent for classes, seminars, conferences, small gatherings, even weddings and receptions. Our top floor chapel and banquet area is a magical venue for a celebration with up to 225 guests. There's a green rooftop patio with stunning views of Chicago. There's even an intimate free-flowing water-encased glass chapel that seats 40. Reach out to set up a tour today!
Serving the Joliet, IL Area
Capacity: 12000
 
$60-$150 /person
$1,500-$15,000 /event
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 foot tornado in our Science Storms exhibit or cocktails next to a WWII German submarine in our U-505 exhibit. MSI offers full service catering and event planning services from our in-house catering company.