Rodeway Inn & Suites O'Hare South
3001 N. Mannheim Road
Franklin Park, IL 60131
Phone: (847) 233-9292
Fax: (847) 233-9255
The Maywood Park Racetrack is a premier horse racing track located in central Melrose Park that attracts thousands of visitors each year. Usually used for harness racing, the park is a regular venue for international tournaments and large-scale events. The park is furnished with modern facilities that ensure a safe event. With a seating capacity of around 33,000, the Maywood Park Racetrack is one of the biggest tracks of the state. Apart from hosting races, the park also hosts meetings, conferences and major corporate events. Check website for details.
See Broadway musicals, full-scale productions, concerts, children's shows and world-class entertainers at the beautiful Rosemont Theatre. With unobstructed views from each of the 4,300 oversized seats, extra-wide aisles, and superior sound system, you will always have a great seat. There are 1,200 on-site parking places for theatre patrons' convenience. Facilities for corporate meetings are also available.
The Akoo/Rosemont Theatre is one of the most popular theatrical venues in the city. It is a modern theater with two tiers and comfortable seats. It is the venue for ChicagoLand Pops, which is a symphonic ensemble that calls this theater home. The theater has also played host to Broadway plays, concerts and other entertainment groups. It also has performances by children's acting groups.
A beautifully renovated 1924 Spanish style movie theatre that features five auditoriums with Dolby Digital Sound. First run films are featured here and a Baby Barton pipe organ is played on Friday and Saturday evenings.
This suburban center was added to the University campus more than 20 years ago as a performance and activity space for such events as lectures, concerts, fine arts and a host of other cultural events. Now, regularly staged events include piano recitals, speakers, plays and performances by the Chicago Sinfonietta, attended by students, faculty and nearby residents. Free parking is available.
The Proviso East High School is one of the most prestigious schools in Maywood, Illinois. The school is known for their excellent curriculum and the fact that each and every student here gets a holistic education, which allows them to face the world with much confidence and valor. The school is also known for their extra-curricular activities such as art, sports and more. Most of the performance art takes place in the Proviso East High School Auditorium. Though the auditorium is mainly meant for school programs, non-school related events are hosted here as well, such as benefits, charity concerts and more. The auditorium has earned a reputation amongst the entertainment venues in the city. To know more about the events taking place here do log onto their website.
An intimate dinner theatre that features a variety of Broadway style productions, as well as a fantastic lighting and sound system, a raised multiple-level seating, and superb entree selections from the dinner menu.
Formerly known as the Rosemont Horizon, Allstate Arena has 18,500 seats and 48 skyboxes and is one of the largest indoor facilities in the Chicagoland market. More than 150 events are staged annually, including musical performers such as the Boston Pops. The arena is also home to many sporting events, with the Chicago Wolves hockey team and the DePaul Blue Demons calling it home. If family entertainment is what you are after, the arena hosts such groups as the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Circus and Disney on Ice.
Designed by Thomas Lamb, the Lake is a prime example of art deco style. Seven auditoriums with Dolby Digital surround sound and large bright screens. Open daily from noon to midnight.
Village Players Theatre is Oak Park's longest running professional, non-equity theatre, and the 2004 recipient of the Oak Park Area Arts Council's award for "Best Comeback for an Arts Organization."
Since 1983, they have been the resident performing company of the Academy of Movement and Music in Oak Park. They have their own performing theatre and present concerts in the fall, spring and summer each year.
The Oak Park Festival Theatre performs "Classics Under The Stars", in the community's attractive Austin Gardens. Late June through late August.