The Renaissance Center

214 N Ottawa St, Joliet, IL 60432 Map · Phone number · Visit website
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About The Renaissance Center

Renaissance Center is an elegant, historic venue located in the heart of Joliet, Illinois. The center offers gorgeous, recently renovated banquet space along with classic, yet modern dining rooms for you and your guests to enjoy the delicious food that Renaissance Center’s in-house chef provides. Renaissance Center plays an important part in the history of the city of Joliet and continues to be a significant landmark in the town.

Facilities and Capacity
Renaissance Center is complete with five spaces, including dining rooms and a full banquet hall. The Renaissance Center is a lovely option for those seeking a larger wedding, as it can accommodate up to 480 guests. This venue also features a full-size cocktail bar that you and your guests can enjoy. The gorgeous full banquet hall is complete with a wide variety of decor, linens, and seating. The space is characterized by its funky chandeliers and its beautiful large windows which provide fantastic lighting for a daytime affair.

Services Offered
Renaissance Center offers many different services for your wedding day and their dedicated team of servers and hosts will be with you every step of the way to make sure your day unfolds as planned. The Renaissance Center provides the following services:

  • Cake
  • Set-up
  • Clean-up
  • Event planning
  • Event rentals
  • In-house bar
  • In-house catering
  • Liability insurance
  • Outside vendors


Cuisine
Renaissance Center has a talented in-house catering team team that will provide you with a variety of food options. The Renaissance Center offers some fantastic food station stations, including a pasta station and a Prime Rib Carving Station. The venue also offers plated dinner, appetizers, family style dinner, and buffet style dinner. If you and your guests desire some after hours fare, The Renaissance Center also offer a late night snack menu.

History
Originally built in 1924 and was designed by the legendary architect Daniel Burnham. Renaissance Center originally operated as the home of the Joliet Chamber of Commerce along with housing the legendary D'Amico's 214. At the time, Renaissance Center was famous for hosting some of the 20th century's most well-known musicians and performers. Renaissance Center is owned by the Joliet Junior College and in 2015, they began renovations before re-opening in 2017.

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  • Quality of service 5.0
  • Professionalism 5.0
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 5.0
  • Average response time 5.0
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    Matt · Married on 06/30/2018

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    Had our wedding there on 6/30/18. Couldn’t have been more pleased with everything from the ceremony to the reception. The place is beautiful and food is outstanding. Mo does an amazing job making sure everything goes smooth and is super flexible. Recommend this place to anyone looking to get married in a beautiful and fun setting.

    Sent on 07/01/2018

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The Renaissance Center FAQ

  • 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? $ 1,000.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season? $ 1,000.00
  • 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? $ 500.00
  • What is the starting site fee for wedding ceremonies during off-peak season? $ 500.00
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, Clean Up, Lighting/Sound, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • What is the starting price per person for bar service? $ 19.99
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer
  • What is the maximum capacity of your venue? 450
  • What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue? 1
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 5
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Covered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Elopements, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Cake, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Outside Vendors, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Altar/Arch, Audio Equipment, Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Drapery, Furniture, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access
  • What months are included in your peak season? May, June, July, August, September, December
  • What months are included in your off-peak season? January, February, March, April, November

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  • 214 N Ottawa St Joliet, Illinois, 60432 See on map
    815-205-1209 (Phone number)

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