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.