Rentals

Experience the heart of Downtown Aurora at your next event. With seven unique spaces available, Paramount Events can accommodate any occasion, big or small. Weddings, baby and bridal showers, corporate parties, family reunions, meetings, expositions – no matter the event, we’ve got the space for you. With the beautiful Fox River and stunning cityscape as your backdrop, your event is sure to impress. And the fun doesn’t have to stop there. You and your guests can enjoy everything Downtown Aurora has to offer including a casino next door, hotel nearby and restaurants in walking distance – with convenient access to the Metra and I-88. Whether it’s your wedding on the stunning, historic Paramount Theatre stage or cocktail hour in The Atrium before attending a show in the intimate Copley Theatre, leave it to the experts.

We produce shows for a living. Let’s make your event our next production.

Venues

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  • ­The Atrium, just downstairs from the Copley Theatre in the North Island Center, is a spacious open space providing an elegant, professional setting. Reserve The Atrium in combination with tickets to the Copley Theatre and entertain your guests in style before the show.

    • Cocktail Parties
    • Business After Hours
    • Receptions
    • Luncheons
    • Training Seminars
    • Award Ceremonies
    • Fundraisers
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  • The impressive, newly renovated Meyer Ballroom in the North Island Center next to the Hollywood Casino is the largest space of Paramount Events with endless possibilities. With three individual ballrooms that join into one massive space, the Meyer Ballroom is ready for your next huge production. The jaw-dropping space includes floor to ceiling windows with panoramic views of the historic Paramount Theatre and beautiful Fox River.

    • Weddings
    • Dinner Receptions
    • Luncheons
    • Business Meetings
    • Workshops
    • Training Seminars
    • Business Expos
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  • The name says it all. Strategically placed on the second floor of the North Island Center, this exclusive event space overlooks the exquisite and brightly lit Paramount Theatre marquee. With the Broadway-inspired scenic view, your event will feel like the next hugely-anticipated opening night. Get the Broadway treatment – like your name is in lights – for your next event in the Marquee Room.

    • Dinner Receptions
    • Cocktail Parties
    • Baby/Bridal Showers
    • Business Meetings
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  • Looking for a distinct venue to take your event to the next level? The stunning 30-acre RiverEdge Park is the perfect setting. Whether it be elegant or casual, we can accommodate any celebration. With the breathtaking backdrop of the Fox River, natural landscaping and city skyline, RiverEdge Park will impress any guest list. Take your event onstage, spread out across the 30 acres or keep it VIP-style on the rooftop deck. RiverEdge books several acts a season but also has opportunities to be rented by touring productions and includes a full technical complement to help you transfer as much of your show as you’d like. Based on availability. 

    • Concerts
    • Live performances
    • Race/Walk Events
    • Festivals
    • Dance Performances
    • Business Expos
    • Outdoor Conferences
    • Dinner Parties

     

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  • Built in 1931, the Paramount Theatre is as historic as it gets. The stunning theatre captures a unique Venetian setting portrayed in the art deco influence of the 1930s. Walk down the aisle to your dream wedding on the beautiful Paramount stage. Be the star of your own show where countless celebrities have performed and many Broadway-caliber shows have been produced by the Paramount professionals themselves.

    • Weddings
    • Meetings
    • Anniversary Celebrations
    • Training Seminars
    • Political Events
    • Live Performances
    • Birthday Parties
    • Corporate Dinners
    • Dinner Receptions

     

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  • Added on in 2006, the gorgeous Grand Gallery serves as the new lobby for the Paramount Theatre and can serve as the perfect reception space for your next event. Whether a wedding reception or corporate party, this unique two-level space can impress your party of up to 450. With newly renovated bars and the historic original lobby just next door, bring your guests together in the space that thousands of patrons of the Paramount Theatre have gathered for years.

    • Wedding Receptions
    • Engagement Parties
    • Anniversary Parties
    • Graduation Parties
    • Corporate Events

     

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  • Do something different this year and host your next event in the intimate 216-seat Copley Theatre. Conveniently located across the street from the Paramount ­Theatre in the North Island Center, the Copley Th­eatre has been the entertainment space for many famous comedians and national productions. With theatre seating and a spacious stage, this friendly setting will make your next training session or meeting our next big production.

    • Business Meetings
    • Wedding Ceremonies
    • Seminars
    • Live Performances
    • Film Presentations
    • Award Ceremonies

    Additional Rental Capabilities

    The following items are also available at an additional charge:

    • Marquee (for applicable events only, subject to approval)
    • Valet Parking
    • Projectors for Power Point Presentations
    • Wireless Microphones
    • In-House Lighting and Sound Professionals
    • Ushers
    • Computerized Ticketing & Box Office Services
    • On-site Food Prep Service
    • Table Linens

    Preferred Caterers

    Choose one of our preferred caterers below for your special event. Click here for more info on our Preferred Caterers.

    Angeli’s Catering — Naperville, IL
    Enticing Cuisine — Batavia, IL
    Gaslite Manor — Aurora, IL
    My Chef Catering – Naperville, IL
    Reuland Food Service — Aurora, IL

    Outside Caterers

    Clients are highly suggested to select a licensed caterer from our Preferred Caterer List. If it is absolutely necessary for a client to choose a caterer not on our Preferred List, a $300.00 fee will apply and the outside caterer must go through an approval process before they are allowed to work on the premises. For the approval process the caterer must do the following: fill out an application, provide valid and adequate insurance, schedule an appointment (with the Events Manager) and sign a Vendor Agreement. To schedule an appointment the caterer must contact Events Manager Jennifer Hahn at 630.723.2488 or jenniferh@paramountarts.com. Please note that not all outside caterers will be approved.

    For More Information

    Contact Bill Pope at (630) 723-2468

    North Island Center Leasing Information

    For information on renting or leasing office space in the North Island Center, contact:

    Karen Kramford
    Ryan Hill Realty
    630-747-3205
    kkramford@ryanhillrealty.com