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Arcada Theatre

105 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1927
+1 630-962-7000
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Wedding party drop in

Our wedding was set for June 17, 2017 and the forecast was calling for rain. My fiancé was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Streamwood, Illinois
via mobile
some nice shows for sure but dingy dirty and tiny

I love having this venue in my own backyard and and amazed at the acts they get here and the... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Saint Charles, Illinois
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  • Very good29%
  • Average5%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible1%
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105 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1927
+1 630-962-7000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our wedding was set for June 17, 2017 and the forecast was calling for rain. My fiancé was panicking for a week and started looking for alternatives to do our bridal party pics that would be indoors. She stopped into the arcada and talked to...More

Thank BrianSD81
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I love having this venue in my own backyard and and amazed at the acts they get here and the imagination used in keeping this place hopping. That being said, I really wish they would invest just a little at updating and just cleaning the...More

Thank travelerwith4
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Club Arcada, tucked into the third floor of the historic Arcada Theater, is reached via a small elevator in the back of the main lobby. You exit through a bookcase and enter a 1920’s speakeasy complete with flappers. The owner and staff greet you with...More

Thank farnal
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Lovely music from the 80's Newly renovated theater 1920's theme very nice and elegant the tickets were moderate for today live concert. Free parking on the back or $5 on the parking garage

Thank Yasmin V
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Been to the Arcada many times and it's a great place to see a concert on a smaller scale, the sound is great in this historic theater. Cozy upstairs speak easy with top shelf liquor choices, fun venue to try if you'd live in the...More

Thank Chooseynat
Reviewed 3 May 2017

This is just a great place to catch an act. Opened in 1926, it seats just under 900. It's quaint, yet comfortable with good acoustics. I loved the fact that it is in the middle of downtown St. Charles with an easy walk to several...More

Thank jerrylang1
Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We make the trip to this venue in St Charles about twice a year - we live 4 1/2 hours away. The excellent atmosphere and quality of acts bring us back. Very friendly staff, a cool new speakeasy upstairs and great sound at the concert...More

Thank MindBender69
Reviewed 11 April 2017 via mobile

From the minute you walk in you can feel the history. The theater has great sound and sight lines and as s bonus there are several dining options within walking distance.

Thank Jerry O
Reviewed 10 April 2017 via mobile

I am so pleased with the venue- we went to the speakeasy upstairs for a great show. I am so happy that they allow all ages- it can be really difficult to find something that the entire family with two teenage boys will enjoy.

Thank Lindsay D
Reviewed 5 April 2017

We attended the Windy City Elvis Impersonator Competition here, and even though we were in row M (the 3rd from the back) we had no trouble seeing, hearing, etc. The small theatre is a treasure that provides an intimate experience for everyone in the house....More

Thank BEEP6018
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Good Italian restaurant around the Arcade theatre ??
13 February 2017|
Response from Barbara M | Reviewed this property |
Yes, walk over the bridge on the Fox River (1 block west) and you see Zsa Zsa's Italian Restaurant. Has good food, great drinks and a super nice long bar.
Michael S
First time going this Saturday for Mickey Dolenz. Where should we park and how much (if any) should we expect to pay for parking? Great lineup of shows this year. Hope to attend several more.
9 February 2017|
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Response from Amy M | Reviewed this property |
When I went this past September, I found a parking garage down the street. It was easy to walk to and from the garage. It didn't cost me to park there.
What can I expect at the Pink Floyd show? Do you have a strict "no smoking" policy? I'd like to bring my 14 year old son but do not want to put him in the middle of weed fest :-)
1 February 2017|
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Response from TreedDesPlaines | Reviewed this property |
There is no smoking in the theatre. People can smoke outside 15 feet from the door.