Your Wedding. Our Next Big Production.

The Paramount Theatre produces events for a living. Let’s make your wedding our next big production. Impress your guests with the newly-remodeled, stunningly-beautiful, panoramic Meyer Ballroom overlooking the Fox River and historic Paramount Theatre or the gorgeous two-story Grand Gallery at the legendary Paramount Theatre.

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS

20% discount for receptions December through April

10% discount for 200+ guests available year round

Book your wedding with us within 30 days of your site visit, and your wedding will be upgraded to the Premium Bar Package at no charge.

YOUR WEDDING AT THE MEYER BALLROOM

Meyer Ballroom, 8 East Galena Boulevard, Aurora IL 60506

Includes the following:

  • 6 hour reception
  • 4 hours of open bar
  • Champagne toast for head table
  • Wine served throughout dinner
  • Floor to ceiling windows overlooking the Fox River
  • Interior access to Hollywood Casino
  • Outdoor patio with riverfront view
  • Personal cocktail service for head table throughout dinner
  • Set up and tear down of all tables and chairs
  • Choice of white or black dining tables linens
  • Black linens and skirting for non-dining tables
  • Silk floral with mirror centerpieces
  • On-site building security guard
  • Seasonal coat check staff
  • 3 Flat Screen TV Monitors
  • Unlimited personal consultations with Event Manager for pre-event and day-of coordinating
  • Access to ballroom 3 hours prior to reception for set-up and decoration

A Gift for Your Guests
One complimentary ticket to the next Paramount Theatre Broadway show for each of your guests

SPECIAL DISCOUNTS

  • 20% discount for receptions December through April
  • 10% discount for 200+ guests available year round
  • Book your wedding with us within 30 days of your site visit, and your wedding will be upgraded to the Premium Bar Package at no charge.

100 adult minimum for Friday/Sunday receptions. 120 adult minimum for Saturday receptions. All days of holiday weeks are at Saturday rates.

View Meyer Ballroom Calendar

Meyer Ballroom Wedding Packet (PDF)
includes wedding package, bar packages, preferred caterers and additional information

TESTIMONIALS

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“I used the Paramount Theatre for my September wedding and it was absolutely beautiful. The event coordinator made sure everything was taken care of, scheduled meetings around my schedule, walked me through every detail, answered all of my questions and dealt with my crazy wedding mood swings! The ceremony and reception were both held in their Grand Gallery, which was very open and next to their newly remodeled bar, which was amazing…

I recommend it 100%! Tegan R.

“I suggested that my sister have her wedding at the Paramount Theatre in Aurora. It is a beautiful art deco theatre with all the trimmings- tapestries, chandeliers and a beautiful dressing room. The staff was wonderful. They kept the wedding moving on schedule. They were friendly and courteous. They stayed and helped clean-up and pack-up all items into the appropriate ehicles…

They were a joy and a pleasure to work with the day of my sister’s wedding. Thank you!! Stefanie S.

“My husband and I are actors and met doing a show. It was only fitting that we get married in a theatre. Our ceremony was held in the original lobby underneath a beautiful chandelier with a staircase as our aisle. We then had our reception onstage. It was unique, vintage and very much us…

The entire staff for the day was absolutely wonderful! Laura M.

“We held our reception at the Paramount Grand Gallery. The staff was very helpful, the price was reasonable and everyone was very impressed…

the Paramount makes a gorgeous setting for a stunning reception! Britta H.

“The staff here truly helped in making our reception perfect. It was a pleasure working with everyone involved.

I would recommend using your place to anyone. Debbie F.

“Paramount is so FABULOUS! We all had such a wonderful time at our wedding, and I just want to thank all of you for all the hard work and planning that went into our event. Our families and friends enjoyed every minute of our time in the Paramount and…

these are memories that we will have with us forever. Thank you! Jason & Melissa B.

“We really appreciated everything you did to keep the night running smoothly…

Everyone had a great time and loved the venue. Courtney & Josh A.

“We got married there and had the most wonderful time. The staff was so helpful and made everything run smoothly. We couldn’t have asked for a more wonderful day and a large part of that was due to the staff at the Paramount!…

A great, unique venue for a wedding or to go see a show with its gorgeous theater! Ashley T. 

PREFERRED CATERERS

We will work with you and any of our preferred caterers to find a lunch or dinner package that suits your wedding needs.

All preferred caterers’ service includes: Coffee service, linen napkins, china, water glasses, water carafes, silverware, cake cutting and wait staff. Standard prices are listed per person.

ENTICING CUISINE
Jason Stoffels, Executive Chef & Owner
12 S. Water Street, Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 761-0399 | enticingcuisine@sbcglobal.net
www.enticingcuisine.com
(Se habla español)
buffet: $25-$38; plated: $30-$50; can also provide Latin American cuisine

MY CHEF CATERING
Susan Jacobs, Account Executive
2722 Golfview Drive, Naperville, IL 60563
(630) 717-1167 | sjacobs@mychef.com
www.mychef.com
buffet: $46; family style: $46; plated: $50

HAWTHORNE CATERING
Angelo Sellas
1824 W. Holtz Avenue, Addison, IL 60101
(630) 204-6774 | hawthornecatering@gmail.com
buffet: $22.95-$50; plated: $22.95-$50

ANGELI’S CATERING
John Taylor
1478 East Chicago Avenue, Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 420-1122 | angelis3@sbcglobal.net
www.angeliscatering.com
buffet: $35.95; family style: $35.95; plated: $42.95; can also provide Indian and Latin American cuisine

REULAND FOOD SERVICE
Brigit Reuland, Catering Manager
115 Oak Avenue, Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 859-2877 | brigitreuland5@gmail.com
www.reulandfoodservice.com
buffet: $25.50; family style: $35; plated: $25-$38; can also provide Kosher cuisine

OUTSIDE CATERERS

  • If absolutely necessary, outside caterers will be considered, but not all caterers will be approved.
  • Any outside caterer must meet on-site with ACCA’s Event Manager, prior to executing a contract between the client and the outside caterer.
  • All documentation and meeting between ACCA and potential outside caterer must occur at least
    6 months prior to the event.
  • ACCA must approve any outside caterer in order for that caterer to service an event within any of ACCA’s venues.
  • Any outside caterer (which only includes catering companies or bona fide catering restaurants) must provide all applicable business, health, food handler’s licenses, etc. as well as current liability insurance, which meets or exceeds terms required by ACCA.
  • If an outside caterer is approved, then the client will automatically have 5 hours of open bar without wine service, instead of 4 hours open bar with wine service during dinner.
  • A $500.00 fee must be paid at the time of approval.
Outside Caterer Application (PDF)

PHOTOS & VIDEOS


Credit: Jorge Camargo
Chicago Photographer

Wedding Contacts

Jennifer Hahn

jenniferh@paramountarts.com

Special Events Director

Jennifer Hahn became part of the Paramount team in 2010 as a part-time Event Coordinator.  She is now the Special Events Director and oversees all rentals in our various unique venues.  She graduated from Northern Illinois University, which is where she learned of her passion for event planning, while she organized a fundraising event to help her and classmates travel to Guatemala to help build a school.  Jennifer really enjoys working with clients and helping them to see their vision evolve from conception to completion.  She is thrilled to constantly assist clients the day of their event and watch guests enjoy and celebrate the special occasion!

When not at work, Jennifer also stays active with-in the community and feels that giving back is extremely important.  She has served as an Officer and Board of Director for the Naperville Jaycees as well as Officer for the Kiwanis Club of Aurora.

Bill Pope

billp@paramountarts.com

Rentals Manager

Bill Pope has been a member of the Paramount family for over 14 years.  He began in 2002 as a Group Sales Manager and transitioned to the Rentals Manager in November of 2005.  Bill has spent his entire career in the theatre and the entertainment business; and, has worked for nearly every major player in Chicago.  He has a great knack for communicating with clients and getting a true feel of what clients want for the most important day of their lives, and how we can best accommodate and achieve that vision in our spaces.

Bill enjoys taking care of his dogs, Murphy, Jovie, and Lily, in his spare time.  He also loves reminiscing on his Box Office days, as he started at the Roman Coliseum selling tickets for Emperor Nero’s HUGE, SPECTACULAR, and MOST REALISTIC PRODUCTIONS on the planet.

Mandy Stevenson

mandys@paramountarts.com

Event Coordinator

Mandy first joined the Paramount team as an intern in 2014 while studying hospitality at DeVry University. The fall after her internship she was hired on as the first Event Coordinator to join Jennifer and grow the Special Events Department. Mandy is very detail oriented and brings her attention to detail to every event she manages.

In her free time, Mandy loves to spend time with her family and friends. She loves sports and attends games whenever she can. Not only does she love going to games, but she also participates in multiple fantasy football leagues. Go Bears!

Kelsey Swindle

kelseys@paramountarts.com

Event Coordinator

Kelsey joined the Paramount family as a part-time Event Coordinator in the spring of 2015. She graduated from Kendall College with a degree in Business and a minor in Baking and Pastry. She brings her creativity and years of customer service experience to every client with one simple goal…to make people happy.

When Kelsey’s not running events, she’s making latte art at a local coffee shop, painting sets at a children’s theatre, and volunteering for other non-profit organizations. But no matter how busy her schedule gets, her clients are always top priority!
“Creativity is intelligence having fun.” –Albert Einstein

Virginia Pruitt

virginiap@paramountarts.com

Event Coordinator

Virginia Pruitt is the newest addition to our Paramount Special Events team.  She joins us as a certified wedding and events planner and the former owner and lead coordinator of her own event planning business.  She prides herself on client satisfaction and ensures that every event gets the personalized attention it deserves.  Led by her personal motto of “Everyone Loves a Good Party”, Virginia enjoys every aspect of facilitating a special gathering.  She is able to seamlessly navigate through the maze of event coordination while making sure that no detail is overlooked.

In her downtime, Virginia enjoys watching movies of almost every genre- especially Rom-Coms, Sci-Fi, Kung-Fu and Horror, volunteering, Affy Tapple Taffy Apples, live music, interior design and singing too loudly in the car! “Being able to earn a living doing what I enjoy while simultaneously making others happy is what I call, a true blessing.”