Special Events & Private Parties

Special events and private parties are opportunities for us to work more closely with our guests, occasions for us to share our dedication to celebration in exciting new ways. Enjoy over 10,000 square feet of party space featuring three unique bars, a game room and a private lounge. The Ale House offers Arlington Heights a new way to celebrate special events and private parties with a great location and exceptional service. The best part? Choose from a variety of caterers for your event or bring in your own food but you won't be limited to one menu. Just ask us about our catering favorites and recommendations. We accept a limited number of reservations up to six months in advance for groups of 25 to 300 guests. If you want to come with your friends and not pay a room fee and deposit? Great, come on in. Seating is first come first serve. We have plenty of community tables and we would love to have you! If you are looking for a private party space, details are below. 

Location, Location, Location!

Just steps away from the Metra, Arlington Ale House is in the middle of all of the action. 
Only 3 miles from I-90, we are located in the heart of downtown Arlington Heights in the Metropolis building. Enjoy free street parking as well as access to garage parking. 

Vail Avenue Garage
Entrance is Vail Avenue or Highland, between Sigwalt & Campbell Streets.  

Free Parking/Blue: 

  • 5 a.m. to 6 p.m. Limit 4 hours

  • 6 p.m. to 2 a.m. Weekdays, no time limit

  • Free Parking/Red: Noon to 2 a.m. No time limit. Level 5 only

The Pub 

Be transported over the pond in our English Pub room available for private parties. Choose from 26 beers and ciders on tap, bottled beers and ciders, and anything off our wine menu. Catering can be arranged with Eleganté Cuisine, one of our favorites, or bring in your own food from home. We don't have any restrictions. (Recommended for parties 50 or more) 

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The cantina

If Latin style is your thing, reserve The Cantina for your next party. This room is perfect for smaller get togethers and features our 26 beers and ciders on tap, bottled beers and ciders, and anything off our wine menu. (Recommended for parties of 30-60)

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The Sports bar

The Sports Bar is the central hub of Arlington Ale House. This classic Americana urban space is perfect for any occasion. 26 taps are on hand serving up beers and ciders as well as our wide selection of bottled beers, ciders and curated wines. The central fireplace will keep you toasty warm while you play classic board games at the tables, bubble hockey or play shuffle board.(recommended for parties of 125 or more on days we are closed)

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Back Lounge

For the smaller group gatherings this room offers a private bathroom, large screen tv, smaller screen tv's & dart boards. Located off the Cantina you are a short distance to the patio and bar. (recommended for parties up to 30)


Game Room

Our game room is filled with pinball games old and new as well as several arcade games. Located down the hall from our entrance, this room includes a large screen projector tv as well as a high top booth and stools. We do not reserve the game room between 10:30 pm - close on Friday and Saturdays. (recommended for groups up to 35)

Below is our Fall 2018 Event Deposit Form Link 

Download Party Reservation Form

Please fill out the form and email it to: mail@arlingtonalehouse.com

We will contact you within 24-72 hours after receiving the form. Payments can be made over the phone or in person by appointment only. Your reservation is not confirmed until we receive the form and full payment. We do not hold rooms. We do not have table clothes, napkins and silverware or plates. We have 6’ buffet tables and our staff will place them in your area if requested. Depending on the room and your party size, we staff the bar accordingly. We do not have restrictions on food that is brought in. OUTSIDE BEVERAGES ARE PROHIBITED. Deposits & Room Fees are non-refundable. You may come early and decorate (30 minutes) depending on our party schedule the day of your event. If you do not want to pay a room fee and deposit no worries. All seating is first come first serve so just show up early and grab your area. We post signs if rooms or spaces are reserved. We would love to host your party either way so come on in! 

If you are booking a party in 2019, please contact us for the 2019 pricing. Thank you!

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