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Arts & Attractions

St. Charles has a variety of theatres, galleries, and other attractions that will help create an unforgettable experience. You can even capture the visit by taking a photo in front of one of the murals located in downtown St. Charles. Looking to see as much as possible? Check out our self-guided Public Arts Tour and Historic Walking Tour to make sure that you don't miss a thing!

116 Gallery

Art gallery within Mixology Salon & Spa that's located in a historic building in downtown St. Charles. The 116 Gallery features many artists and styles of work. 

116 W. Main ST., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-549-6870

Arcada Theatre

Opened in 1926, this historical theatre features 200+ live music and entertainment shows per year. The Arcada also offers dining options, as well, including Rock 'N Za, and the Club Arcada. To purchase tickets, click here

105 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-962-7000

Baltria Vintage Auto Gallery

Looking to check out some vintage rides? Baltria Vintage Auto Gallery focuses on restoring, maintaining, and selling of vintage vehicles. Baltria also offers a car club membership so you can be sure to maintain your classic automobile! 

4200 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-443-4582

Charlestowne Cinema 18

Visit this 18 screen movie theatre with luxury recliner seats. Popcorn, sodas, and other snacks are also available for purchase. Click here to purchase tickets and view show times. 



3740 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-443-4378

Durant House Museum

Constructed just prior of 1843, The Durant House is now a museum that highlights a prairie family's routines of work and play. The museum offers special programs throughout the year to educate individuals on this historical experience. Click here to view upcoming events. 

37W700 Dean St., St. Charles, IL 60175

630-377-6424

Fred Astaire Dance Studio

Dance studio that offers lessons for any skill level. They also offer competitions, local showcases, dance parties, and more. To view the calander of events, click here



2400 E. Main St., STE 107B, St. Charles, IL 60174

630-945-3144

Hickory Knolls Discovery Center

Center that educates on the knowledge of the natural world including learning about different animals, or learning about the native plants of the area. They offer events, and group outings. Click here to view events and specialty programs.

3795 Campton Hills Dr., St. Charles, IL 60175

630-513-4399

Kane Repertory Theatre

The Kane Repertory Theatre is a not-for-profit organization that  promotes stimulating theatre for the community. For tickets, click here

678-296-8975

Lux Dance Studio

Whether you are preparing for a special event, or are just trying to stay active, Lux Dance Studio will help you polish your dancing skills regardless of skill level. Lux Dance Studio offers private, semi-private, and small group lessons. Click here to view upcoming group classes and workshops

1 Illinois St., #120, St. Charles, IL 60174

630-940-2586

Norris Cultural Arts Center

Founded in 1978, Norris Cultural Arts Center is home to an art gallery, and a 1,000 seat performing arts theater. They have a long history of bringing Chicago-quality entertainment and arts to the suburbs. Click here for tickets to upcoming shows and events. 

1040 Dunham Rd., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-584-7200

Primrose Farm

Experience farm life at Primrose Farm! You can learn a variety of farm skills including milking cows, and churning ice cream. Primrose Farm hosts a variety events, and can accommodate group outings. For the calander of events, click here

5N726 Crane Rd., St. Charles, IL 60175

630-513-4370

St. Charles History Museum

Learn about the history of St. Charles! The St. Charles History Museum is a not-for-profit organization that is located in the 1928 McCornack Oil Company building. This museum highlights the history of St. Charles and holds more than 10,000 photographs in its archive and 15,000 artifacts in its collection.

215 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-584-6967

iPanic Escape Room

Try your luck at this escape room that challenges you to work as a team to find clues, solve puzzles, and using mechanical props to escape.  Click here to book your challenge.

1519 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-797-9099

All Things Art

Teaching art studio near downtown St. Charles that offers classes, private lessons, birthday parties, corporate events, and more. Click here to view upcoming events.

1106 W. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

331-235-5032

Art Box

Art studio that offers a variety of private lessons. The Art Box also sells art supplies, and has the largest selection of moulding for custom framing in the Fox Valley. To view session times, click here


720 N. 17th St., STE 5, St. Charles, IL 60174

630-301-9597

Board and Brush

DIY woodworking studio that provides lessons and events. Their goal is to educate and appreciate the beatuy of raw materials. Interested in a workshop? Click here to view the calander. 


303 N. 4th St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-797-9123

Chicagoland Brews Cruise

Specialized beer tours by local experts to show you the local breweries of the Chicagoland area. With over 200 craft brewers in Chicago and the suburbs, The Chicagoland Brews Cruise will introduce you to some fantastic craft beverages. Private and corporate tours are available.

331-551-3510

Fine Line Creative Arts Center

Fine Line Arts Center supports artists and the community through teaching of traditional and innovative arts and crafts. They offer a wide array of classes and workships. You can view the events calander here


37W570 Bolcum Rd., St. Charles, IL 60175

630-584-9443

Healing Gardens at Stone Hill Farms

Sanctuary garden that promotes individuals to continue on their own path of learning, growing, and discovery. The Healing Gardens at Stone Hill has a variety of gardens, each with their own theme. Click here to view any upcoming events. 

37W249 Dean St., St. Charles, IL 60175

630-740-2597

Kane County Fair Grounds

Home of the Kane County Fair, the Kane County Fairgrounds host a variety of events throughout the year including flea markets, and animal expos. To view any upcoming events click here

525 S. Randall Rd., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-584-6926

Koi Whisperer Sanctuary & Japanese Gardens

Designed by MaryEllen Curran, this sanctuary promotes connection with the simple elements of nature, water, light, and tranquility. It's a destination where you can connect with koi in nature. Click here for details, and to schedule an appointment. 

6N779 State Rte. 31, St. Charles, IL 60175

630-631-9566

Marquee Youth Stage

Established in 2011, the Marquee Youth Stage is a performing arts education organization for children that presents shows for the community. For tickets to upcoming shows, click here

619 W. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-762-0354

Pinot's Palette

Looking for a way to show off your creative side? Pinot's Pallette is an art studio that offers in-studio and at-home classes. They offer wine, beer and soft drinks at the in-studio cash bar, as well.  Click here to view the upcoming in-studio public events.

3823 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-338-0278

Splinters Axe Throwing

Looking to show off your axe throwing skills? Splinters Axe Throwing has hands on lessons so you can learn to hit a bullseye. Private lanes, and group sessions are also available.  

1519 E. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-231-2955

Steel Beam Theatre

Not-for-profit theatre that presents professional theatre that is accessible and affordable to all audiences. The Steel Beam Theatre also offers classes. Tickets for upcoming shows can be found here

111 W. Main St., St. Charles, IL 60174

630-587-8521