The Majestic


For more than 100 years, The Majestic in beautiful downtown Kankakee, Illinois has entertained and enthralled guests. The Majestic opened its doors in 1912 and showcased a host of well-known national and global vaudeville acts. These performances served as the cornerstone for entertainment in the city of Kankakee, surrounding area and even region. Over time, the venue began a second life as a movie theater, first featuring silent films and later the biggest blockbusters of the golden age of theater. Those visiting the theater enjoyed its rich, vibrant styling and incredible acoustics. Today, with its rich history, and art-deco styling, The Majestic is again becoming the most sought after venue in the Central Illinois region, offering the perfect opportunity to host weddings, corporate events or social events in a space rich and robust with history and charm. Dynamic, engaging and stunning, The Majestic is the space that will create memories that will last a lifetime. This uniquely historical space has for more than 100 years been a focal point for the City of Kankakee. Providing the right balance of charm mixed with a talented team ready to assist in planning your biggest day.

Amenities And Requirements


Bride's dressing area
Coat check room
Complimentary bridal suite
Dance floor
Day-of coordinator
Groom's dressing area
Kitchen for prep only
Large parking lot
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Venue set up and clean up


- Alcohol must be provided by venue- All food and beverage handled by venue- Amplified music OK indoors and outdoors- Catering provided by venue- Music must end by midnight- No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.- Smoking outside only

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