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Arcada Theatre

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Great size, acoustics and format for any show. Keeps the show personalized within a historic... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Oak Brook, Illinois
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Wonderful historic theater

We went to see Eric Burdon and the Animals. The theater holds about 1,000 people and there is not... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Janet C
Branford, Connecticut
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105 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1927
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great size, acoustics and format for any show. Keeps the show personalized within a historic theater. It’s showing some age and could use an uplift - nothing that would take away from a show.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went to see Eric Burdon and the Animals. The theater holds about 1,000 people and there is not a bad seat in this theater. It is a great theater and I highly recommend visiting the third floor where the speakeasy is. Food and drink...More

Thank Janet C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Tickets sell fast for good bands. Check their website regularly. Small theater, delivering big sound. I was pleasantly surprised at how good the music sounded and how close we were even though we sat in the balcony. Fair warning, if you are tall, get seats...More

Thank BartlettDan
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a fun place... great theater.. seats 900 people... Saw Tommy James and Shondells there over the weekend... Great show, but lots of fun to be in this old restored theater... It is not fully restored.. they are still working on it, but it is...More

Thank paul30
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a fun time! This is the 2nd concert we have been to at this venue. We drove about 5 hours to get there. We enjoy the theater itself and the acts that are booked there. We also really like the towns in the area....More

Thank kdarley63401
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This venue is small and intimate and they draw in big name performers. You can bring drinks into the show and there is a restaurant/ speak easy upstairs. We didn't eat there but went upstairs and had a cocktail. Pleasant suprise!!!

Thank pthurow
Reviewed 9 September 2018

This Theater in St. Charles has an amazing annual group of concerts and other events. In a great suburb west of Chicago, you can attend concerts throughout the year with famous, legendary artists and groups. The ticket prices are reasonable and parking in the area...More

Thank rspiersniu
Reviewed 27 August 2018

Going to the Arcada is like reliving my youth going to concerts With all the great band they have . There is always someone coming up!

Thank 423troy
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

Historic venue is downtown St Charles . Great variety of musicians ranging from classic rock to vintage entertainers and tribute bands. Not a bad seat in the house and the sound is good. In this case historic = old. It needs to have a period...More

Thank karenmL9212XA
Reviewed 7 August 2018

In one month we visited the Arcada Speakeasy and was not disappointed.. Once this place is known to everyone I know that it will be harder to get a seat.. Initially we went out of the Magic Night on Wednesday. By the way, it was...More

Thank jane r
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Cindi G
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Response from rspiersniu | Reviewed this property |
Yes binoculars can be used, but the venue has very good visibility of the stage,
Patti T
23 June 2018|
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Response from rspiersniu | Reviewed this property |
Uber is always available after a show.
26 April 2018|
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Response from rspiersniu | Reviewed this property |
There are many places to park surrounding the building. In the back is a parking garage and there is other parking available nearby.