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. 

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 who provides catering services for the Metropolis Ballroom or bring in your own food. We don't have any restrictions. (Recommended for parties of 30 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 20 or more)


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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.(recomended for parties of 125 or more)


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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. (Recomended for parties up to 25)


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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 Event Deposit Form & Link https://drive.google.com/file/d/1bKriIzOURrpMBsg7hqStXgRkuvd2hkVE/view?usp=sharing 

 Please print (right click save as & send to printer) and 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 & are non-refundable. Please note that we do not have offer drink packages at this time. If you plan on having a host tab, we provide your guests with drink tickets or wristbands. We do not have table clothes, napkins and silverware or plates. We do have buffet tables and our staff will place them in your area if requested. We do not offer your own personal host during your event. 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. Gift Card deposits & room fees are non-refundable. You may come early and decorate (45 minutes) depending on our party schedule the day of your event. If you do not want to pay a room fee or deposit no worries. All seating is first come first serve so just show up and grab your area. We post signs if rooms or space are reserved so please do not sit in the reserved area. 
Please call us at 224-735-2450 or email us with any questions (mail@arlingtonalehouse.com).

Thank you!

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