Clarion Inn Elmhurst - Oakbrook
933 S. Riverside Drive
Elmhurst, IL 60126
Phone: (630) 279-0700
Fax: (630) 279-0131
This 971-seat, proscenium style live theater features a wide array of entertainment including comedies, musicals, dinner theater shows, and Hollywood personalities. There is also 40,000 square feet of trade show space available on site.
A beautifully renovated 1924 Spanish style movie theatre that features five auditoriums with Dolby Digital Sound. First run films are featured here and a Baby Barton pipe organ is played on Friday and Saturday evenings.
First Folio is a not-for-profit professional regional theatre company, drawing audiences from all over the country. They focus on Shakespearean plays and other classic works and are the resident theatre company at the Mayslake Peabody Estate, where they produce two outdoor summer productions each year (Hamlet and A Midsummer Night's Dream are slated for 2004.) They also tour short Shakespeare productions to schools throughout the state of Illinois - they are on the Illinois Art's Council's ARTSTOUR Roster for 2003-2005.
Enjoy competitive polo matches at 1:00 p.m. on Sundays from June through September at the historic Oak Brook Polo Grounds which is considered to be one of the top summer polo clubs in America and is well-known throughout the world.
There's something for everyone at this sports entertainment center, located less than 20 miles from Chicago. The venue hosts birthday parties, offers skating classes, Zumba fitness and more. Visit the website for a current schedule of events.
The Theatre of Western Springs is a historic performing arts venue in Western Springs. Established in 1929, it is one of the foremost theaters in the country. It also conducts the Children's Theater of Western Springs (CTWS), which are regular workshops for acting in plays and musicals. Drama connoisseurs and prop designers too can improve their skills at their classes. One can rent their stunning vintage props and costumes or hire this venue for hosting fundraisers.
Playwright David Mamet lent this theater ensemble its name when he wrote American Buffalo and the productions here are organized under the roughshod shadow of that writer's naturalistic and puritanical brand of storytelling. The home of the BTE is the Harold D. McAninch Arts Center at the College of DuPage, where it is led by Artistic Director Craig Berger. While public transportation is not readily accessible, it may be worth your while to take Metra's Union Pacific line to Glen Ellyn, then catch a cab from there.
An intimate dinner theatre that features a variety of Broadway style productions, as well as a fantastic lighting and sound system, a raised multiple-level seating, and superb entree selections from the dinner menu.
The Proviso East High School is one of the most prestigious schools in Maywood, Illinois. The school is known for their excellent curriculum and the fact that each and every student here gets a holistic education, which allows them to face the world with much confidence and valor. The school is also known for their extra-curricular activities such as art, sports and more. Most of the performance art takes place in the Proviso East High School Auditorium. Though the auditorium is mainly meant for school programs, non-school related events are hosted here as well, such as benefits, charity concerts and more. The auditorium has earned a reputation amongst the entertainment venues in the city. To know more about the events taking place here do log onto their website.
The Maywood Park Racetrack is a premier horse racing track located in central Melrose Park that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Usually used for harness racing, the park is a regular venue for international tournaments and large-scale events. The park is furnished with modern facilities that ensure a safe event. With a seating capacity of around 33,000, the Maywood Park Racetrack is one of the biggest tracks of the state. Apart from hosting races, the park also hosts meetings, conferences and major corporate events. Check website for details.
Barrows Auditorium is an event venue located within the Billy Graham Center on the Wheaton College campus. This auditorium that can seat about 500 people, plays host to a variety of events. Recitals, meetings, important conferences, workshops and much more is held here. For more details, check website or call ahead.
Located close to the Glendale Country Club and on the West Lake Street is the palatial structure of Venuti's Banquets and Ristorante. In existence for more than 40 years, the banquet and Italian restaurant provides a culinary treat of authentic flavors from the native land of the owner Vittorio Venuti. As you enter the palace, the lobby comprises of twin spiral staircases that leads you to a wedding chapel, restaurant, lounge and 3 private rooms. The restaurant can accommodate more than 200 guests at a time and serves delicacies like pastas with seafood, bologna sausages, fillets and meats. The bar inside the lounge room is well stocked with a variety of beverages and is open till late in the night. The banquet rooms are ideal for hosting social and corporate events with catering facilities provided by the center. A venue for events, restaurant and lounge bar, Venuti's Banquets and Ristorante has got all these facilities neatly decked inside this beautiful palace of classic Roman Architecture. Visit their website or call for more information.