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Arcada Theatre

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Address: 105 E Main St, Saint Charles, IL 60174-1927
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+1 630-962-7000
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10:00 - 18:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 18:00
Sat 12:00 - 18:00

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Music show by Martha Reeves and the Vandellas

Good show by a 75 year old legend. Production activity and the facility supported the great efforts by good entertainers.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
maggot01
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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Saint Charles, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Good show by a 75 year old legend. Production activity and the facility supported the great efforts by good entertainers.

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Geneva, Illinois, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

So imaginative! Makes you want to dress in the period. The waiters and waitresses are dressed like flappers. You go up in a quiet elevator and go through a secret door in a bookcase to get to the room. The room is filled with small tables and chairs, a few velvet couches and a stage. We didn't have dinner, but... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

I stopped in for a performance of "The Musical Box" -- this place is a charm. It's an old-style theater complete with balcony seating and a main floor. The seating is a bit odd -- some is standard theater-style seats, but some (in the center and right near the stage) is stackable (but comfortable and quite plush) chairs. They have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Awesome concert especially if you are from the Chicago area. The groups took you back to younger days. If you get a chance well worth cost. You won't be disappointed!! This is a great venue for entertainment. They have a great lineup coming in the future.

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Thank Tom M
Saint Charles, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 February 2017

I love the old time feel of this theater. As such, the seats are a bit worn and some parts look better than others but the small venue ambiance is a good one. I saw Masters of Illusion there a few months back. It was pretty good for a magic show. The staff are friendly and welcoming. I'm going back... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 February 2017 via mobile

There's no better place to catch a classic rock band ! The price is right and the smaller venue means there really isn't a bad seat in the house! Ron has created a great mix of entertainment options that cater to everyone's tastes !

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Thank M L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2017

I have been to the Arcada many, many times and have always enjoyed myself. This theater is 90 years old and the owner, Ron Onesti has put a lot of resources into bringing it back and making it a great experience for everyone, young and old. I highly recommend going here to see any of the groups that are booked...you... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 January 2017 via mobile

My wife and I went to see Journeyman, an Eric Clapton tribute. The band was great and the venue was absolutely outstanding. Ron Onesti was in the crowd speaking with everyone shaking hands as well. Very cool theater. We also allowed to take a tour of a new prohibition era speakeasy they're opening on the 2nd floor. Very fun evening.

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Darien, Illinois
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 January 2017

We attended the New Year's Eve concert/dinner. The dinner was served from two large table areas on the main floor. We had to stand in line a very, very long time. They kept pushing the time for them to start serving, and eventually, they ran out of food for the people. Some of the people had problems standing for so... More 

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Saint Charles, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

This really is the Best Place around the suburbs to see great live music and always a great production. So many shows to choose from all the time including music, comedians and classic movies. Check out their website for the event times and dates. Tonight is our annual "It's a Wonderful Life Viewing" on the big screen, popcorn and all... More 

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