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Unique Venues for Showers, Galas and Celebrations in St. Charles, IL

We know the importance of selecting the right venue for events like bridal and baby showers, family get-togethers and celebrations. Here in St. Charles, our venues understand that your event is not just another time and date on the calendar – it’s time connecting and celebrating with friends and family, making precious memories and having the perfect place to do so. If you’re looking to plan an event, you need to read this blog on these amazing St. Charles venues and see why you need to host your event here.

Right in downtown St. Charles is Hotel Baker, one of the premier hotels and events spaces in the area that has exceptionally served and wowed generations of people who have come to host their events there. Many have been blown away by the extravagance and beauty of the Rainbow Room, a one-of-a-kind space that turns your event from ordinary to extraordinary due to the lighted floor and amazing views of the Fox River. If you’re planning a wedding, gala, or other special event, Hotel Baker needs to be on your list of locations to heavily consider.

Eden Restaurant & Events was formerly Eden on the River, but they recognized how amazing their patio could be for events. After some time remodeling, their patio is open and waiting for you to host an event you won’t forget. You’ll have access to a four season enclosed patio with views of the Fox River and be able to cater the event in house with Eden’s incredible drink and food menu. It’s perfect for weddings, corporate events, rehearsal dinners, birthdays, and bridal and baby showers.

Take your party off land and onto the Fox River by reserving a ride on a St. Charles Paddlewheel Riverboat! On a beautiful day, there’s nothing better than being able to enjoy the sun and all the sights along the Fox River. You can have up to 90 people for sightseeing tours so it’s a perfect option for those looking to have bigger celebration or even a small event!

Experience amazing event spaces at the fantastic golf clubs here in St. Charles – Royal Fox Country Club and the St. Charles Country Club. The St. Charles Country Club is perfect for weddings, banquets, meetings and, of course, golf outings! They can accommodate up to 300 guests in their gorgeous ballroom overlooking the golf course. There’s also space outside on the veranda or the grounds if you would like to be outside (weather permitting) during your event as well.

Royal Fox is also beautiful and can accommodate around 225 people. You’ll also have amazing views of their golf course from their banquet space! Plus, it’s easy to access and not far from downtown St. Charles.

Looking for a truly private event away from the hustle and bustle? Consider the Creek Bend Nature Center, a charming venue located right in Leroy Oakes Forest Preserve. It’s a perfect place for indoor and outdoor events with options to bring a rented tent! Host your dream wedding there or consider a smaller event there with some of their smaller rooms or renting the museum space.

Hickory Knolls is almost a hidden gem in St. Charles as it’s tucked away in James O. Breen Community Park. Yet, this gem shines due to the fantastic spaces it has available for weddings and parties! The prices are fantastic and there are options for the rooms to fit 150 people maximum so it’s a perfect spot for those looking to get a great venue at great prices!

Club Arcada (and soon to include Studio 64!)

Go big for your event with the Club Arcada and the soon to be open Studio 64! Take your guests for a fun event in Club Arcada, a 1920’s themed speakeasy that’s perfect for any Gatsby style galas, fundraisers or private events. You can also consider Studio 64, a newly renovated space in the former second floor of the House Pub.

Private event spaces at St. Charles restaurants

And of course, there are many amazing restaurants to choose from for space for private parties. You can look for a space like St. Charles Place, La Mesa Modern Mexican and Graceful Ordinary – who can host events as big as 200+ people – or look for private rooms like the ones at the Office Dining & Spirits, El Puente and La Za’ Za’ Trattoria. You can see all the unique restaurants that have space for events on our website here.


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