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Arcada Theatre

105 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1927
+1 630-962-7000
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My wife and I went to see Priscilla Presley What a great event. Ron Oresto really knows how to put... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Thomas K
via mobile
Great Venue for Concerts

I've been here many times. There is no bad seat in the house and the sound is very good. There... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Oak Lawn, Illinois
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105 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1927
+1 630-962-7000
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I went to see Priscilla Presley What a great event. Ron Oresto really knows how to put on a class show. He also knows how to assemble a first rate, friendly and professional staff. We will be back.

Thank Thomas K
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

I've been here many times. There is no bad seat in the house and the sound is very good. There are plenty of spots in the area to eat and drink before and after the shows, including date night spots. The talent varies, so there...More

Thank Gators99
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We attended a concert here. Purchased our tix online, no problems. Friendly staff, good acoustics, great seating!

Thank cooley25
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This place has turned into my favorite venue for concerts. The sound system is excellent. Looking forward to my next show.

Thank BartlettDan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's hard to believe this theater is local. Surrounded by all the shops, bars, etc in downtown Saint Charles, this place can't go wrong by location alone, but when you step in, it's like going back in time a bit. The theater itself is very...More

Thank 620carlk
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Glamorous venue from days gone by, filled with many of your favorites from the past. Great space to get close to performers and great acoustics too.

Thank skeldani
Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

We are huge fans of Arcada Theater- tonight we experienced the new "speakeasy" on the 3rd floor- an intimate 20s inspired music/dining venue- wow impressed! They have authenticity down pat- decor / employee costumes- great entertainment - tonight Nick Bell - a talented guitarist and...More

Thank ronnykimmy
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This beautiful Moroccan-themed theater was constructed in the 1920s by local benefactor Edward J. Baker. Vaudeville and silent movies, accompanied by music from a huge pipe organ that rose from the floor, were the earliest productions. Soon, first run motion pictures became the regular bill...More

Thank CaveCreekChump
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This theater has some great live shows for everyone. They have oldies, hard rock and everything in between. Parking is free in lots near by and lots of restaurants in St. Charles which I am sure are happy that this venue is doing well and...More

Thank Barbara M
Reviewed 10 July 2017

This theater has been around since 1926 and has all the ambiance of the old beautiful theaters of the past. It now accommodates regular venues of entertainers on an almost nightly basis. It is now the proud owner of a 3rd floor 20's Bistro with...More

Thank Donna F
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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
8 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.
31 January 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.