The Perfect Place For Your “Day To Remember”

Need a wedding venue as beautiful as your feelings for each other? Putting on a business event, concert or performance that creates an impact? Celebrating a milestone? Whatever kind of event you're hosting, we have a space that is the right size, has the right amenities, and comes at an affordable price.

Table set for an elegant dinner.

Timeless Beauty

Elegant surroundings make any event better, and that makes The Masonic Event Center the perfect setting for any occasion. Classic architecture and tasteful decor provide rooms that are lovely by themselves, but won’t get “in the way” if you choose your own decorations.

Beautifully decorated tables with pink and red bows.

Affordability

Your event should create lasting memories, not bills that last for years! That’s why we strive to make our pricing not just competitive, but the best value in the region.

Table set for an elegant champagne celebration.

Versatility

No matter what the size and purpose of your gathering, we have a room that is the right size and provides the right atmosphere and amenities. Here you’ll find spaces ranging from lodge rooms (perfect for business presentations/conferences) to a fully equipped auditorium.

Tables set for a joyous event.

Free Access Before Your Event

Many venues charge extra fees if you wish to decorate your chosen space before the day of your event. We feel you should have the freedom to make the space your own, so we’ll give you full access, free of charge, on the business day before your event.

Buffet tables with warmers for a delicious catered meal.

Onsite Catering

Great events need great food and drink. Our onsite caterer can provide excellent fare for your guests, saving you time and money.

How To Arrange Your Special Event

Hosting an event to remember at The Masonic Event Center involves just four simple steps:

Contact Us

Get in touch by phone at 815-233-0513 or fill out a brief contact form. We’ll back to you soon after that to arrange the next step.

Visit

We’ll arrange a time that’s convenient for you to come see the Center and the specific rooms that meet your needs. We’ll provide a free consultation, and if you’re ready, reserve your event space.

Plan

Once you know the date of your event and the venue you wish to use, we’ll be a resource for you as you plan it, assisting you with the onsite arrangements, answering whatever questions you have, helping arrange the specifics of onsite catering, etc.

Celebrate!

You’ll have free access to your space the day before your event so you can make it your own. After that, show up and have a wonderful time, knowing you’ve picked the right place to make great memories.

Testimonials

“We had our wedding reception here. We had a great time at the Masonic Temple. Jeff, the caterer, helped to make the day go super smoothly. He was easy to get a hold of, the months before the wedding, to answer any questions. And he really went the extra mile to make the day special for us. Highly recommend!”

Elizabeth Badskey

“Available for organizations and private functions, receptions, dances, concerts. Beautiful building!”

Nancy White

“The Masonic has a beautiful, huge ballroom that can accommodate a great number of guests (300+). The greatest benefit is we could come in the day before and decorate. The rental price is reasonable. ...Caterer is wonderful and his food is delicious!”

Ali L.

Venues

Whether it’s a wedding venue you need, a dance floor for a quinceañera, an auditorium for a concert or play, or a sound and video-equipped room for a business conference, the right space for your event is here at the Masonic Event Center.

Ballroom

Our ballroom features classic architecture, a raised dais for ceremonies and bands, and much more.

  • Women’s Lounge/Dressing room with vanities and attached restroom
  • Coat check and ticket office available for your use upon request.
  • “Neutral palette” decor that complements your decorations
  • Built-in bar (with bartender available through onsite caterer)
  • Easy street-level access for setup & takedown
  • No support poles or other obstructions
  • 8,400 square feet of space
  • Polished granite floors
  • Dais with room for 14
  • Risers available
  • Includes ATM
 

Crystal Room

An elegant setting for any meeting or wedding, with adjoining reception space.

  • 4,800 square feet of space in main room
  • 1,200 square feet in adjoining reception area
  • Vintage crystal chandeliers and candelabras
  • Elegant antique furniture can be in or out, depending on your needs.
  • Roomy ladies lounge/Dressing room with vanity and bathroom
  • Room for up to 175
  • Picturesque fireplace
  • Baby grand piano available
  • Granite floors and classic decor
 

Auditorium

A prime venue for any performance or large event.

  • Three dressing rooms equipped with bathrooms; two of the dressing rooms include showers
  • Full lobby entrance with vintage ticket offices
  • Full orchestra pit
  • Fully equipped, 3,888 square foot stage (54 x 72 ft.). Can be converted to a dance floor.
  • Movie screen and HD projector
  • Seats 1,200 in leather seats
  • Full theatrical light and sound systems and wonderful acoustics
  • Over two dozen picturesque backdrops
  • Deployable ramp allows entrances from the rear of the house to the stage
 

Meeting Rooms

Impressive, adaptable and equipped with projection screens, our lodge rooms are a fine setting for any meeting.

  • Theater seating for either 224 or 120
  • Additional furniture can be in or out as you prefer
  • Mezzanine waiting area includes kitchen
  • 6,400 or 1,800 square feet
  • Built-in sound system

To choose the exact room for your event, get in touch by phone at 815-233-0513 or fill out a brief contact form.

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