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Illinois Building

12,272 sq ft (MAIN FLOOR), 16,129 sq ft (ROOF TOP), 2,640 sq ft (MEZZANINE)


This three-story facility, constructed in 1949, has many amenities that frequently are of service to events such as wedding receptions and proms. An overhead door, concession area, and storage area are available to provide you with added conveniences. For entertainment purposes, an appealing 470-seat theater is available with dressing rooms.

Other notable features are the international trends incorporated into the styling and the large, plate glass exhibit windows, which are set into the walls underneath the porch area. This area is located on the roof of the Illinois Building and is topped by a covered deck, which provides an amazing view of the fairgrounds, and would be an exceptionally ideal location for private parties.


  • 12,272 square feet (MAIN FLOOR)
  • Rate includes 200 Tables, 600 Chairs
  • 16,129 square feet (ROOF TOP)
  • 2,640 square feet (MEZZANINE)
  • Metal Halide Lighting
  • Heating/Air Conditioning
  • Restrooms
  • Theater
  • Rooftop
  • 120′ x 10′ Display Windows
  • Concession Area
  • Storage
  • 9’10 x 10′ Overhead Door
  • Telecom Capability
  • Electric and Water Utilities
  • ADA Accessible
  • Nearby Parking
  • Kitchen Space


Facility Rental Usage Rates and Information

Rates Per Day

  • Main Floor $1,275
  • Theater $500
  • Rooftop $750



Virtual Tour


  • Auctions
  • Cat Show
  • Giant Flea Market
  • Illinois Food Prodcuts Show
  • Musical Entertainment
  • Proms
  • Quarte Midget Swap Meet
  • Rock & Gem Show
  • Sangamon Valley Woodcarvers
  • Trade Shows
  • Wedding Receptions