Weddings

Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium

Champaign, IL View map
Rating 5.0 out of 5
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Up to 300 guests

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Up to 300 guests

Memorial Stadium is not only home to the Fighting Illini football team, but also to exquisite event space overlooking Zuppke Field. Never before has Central Illinois had an opportunity to entertain like this! Whether you are hosting an important business meeting, annual event, or an unforgettable wedding reception, Memorial Stadium is your premier venue for entertainment. If you are looking to make an everlasting impression on your guests, consider holding your next event at historical Memorial Stadium.

The Colonnades Club, located on the third level of the stadium’s west side, stretches end zone to end zone and encompasses over 15,000 square feet. Sit-down dinners and receptions for 50 to 500 people will be ideal for this vast space. On Illini game days, this club is home to over 1,100 outdoor club seat holders. During events, the Colonnades Club’s vaulted ceilings and access to the WWI Memorial Columns make this space absolutely magical.

The sixth level of Memorial Stadium is home of the magnificent 77 Club, which honors Illini great, the “Galloping Ghost” Red Grange. This 5,000 square foot space is located midfield and features an outdoor patio area overlooking the city of Champaign. This club offers an upscale lounge for indoor club seat holders on Illini football game days and transforms to a wonderful event space that towers over the home field of the Orange and Blue. Meetings, rehearsal dinners, and receptions for 25 to 150 people make the 77 Club the perfect place to incorporate a little bit of Illinois history into your special event.

For a smaller event, the Illinois Suite on the stadium's top level and south end might be your answer! Looking over Assembly Hall, this luxurious room is used by the University Administration on Fighting Illini Football gamedays, but can be all yours for your next client entertainment event, birthday party, or retirement celebration. This area can seat 10 to 50 people at rounds, or is perfect for receptions of 20-100.

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$5,000

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$5,000

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during peak season?

$5,000

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

300

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

3

Describe your venue:

Banquet Hall

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Engagement Party

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Dessert
Plated
Server(s)

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Open Bar

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Dance Floor
Furniture
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

May
June
July
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    Not only is the venue perfect for any Illini fan, it is unique for all guests as well. The Colonnades Club was provides a little bit for everything - unique venue, great service, and plenty for everyone to do to enjoy a wedding. There is a great dance floor, outdoor seating overlooking the football field, and comfy seating for those who just wanted to relax. It really lent to a great wedding reception! I would recommend this venue!

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1402 South 1st Street Champaign, IL, 61820
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Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium?

Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Bridal Suite
  • Chairs
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Server(s)

What are the most important characteristics of Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium for wedding events is known for:
  • Banquet Hall

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium for wedding events?

Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor

What kind of wedding events does Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium offer?

Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Engagement Party

What services does Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium offer for wedding events?

Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Outside Vendors
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium have available for wedding events?

Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Audio Equipment
  • Dance Floor
  • Furniture
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Illinois Premium Events at Memorial Stadium is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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