Rentals, Reservations & Parties

Saying I Do? Wedding Receptions/Shoemake Hall Packages

Let the Metro Center staff help make your special day, a day to remember by renting Shoemake Hall for your wedding reception. A special two-day package includes Shoemake Hall the day before the wedding so you may decorate and make preparations at your leisure and then the following day for your wedding from 8:00 am. until midnight. The Metro Center staff will set it up and tear it all down so you can relax and enjoy your special day.

  • Half Hall $250 - Comfortable seating for 60 guests
  • Full Hall $475 - Comfortable seating for 200 guests

Both Packages include:

  • Set up from 1:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. the day prior to the reception
  • Set up on the day of reception from 8:00 a.m. - 12 Noon
  • Kitchen Facilities
  • Bar Set-up
  • Bartender
  • Set-up, tear down of seating arrangement
  • Building attendant

Make your reservations today, Contact Us or call Lisa Allen at (815) 872-0840.

Business and Corporate Rentals

Shoemake Hall and our Conference Room present a professional and comfortable setting for your next business meeting or corporate seminar. Whether your set-up is theater, banquet, or classroom style, we can set up for any need!

Amenities included with rental are:
*Kitchen *TV/VCR/DVD Player *LCD Projector
*Stages *Microphones *Podium *Internet Ready *Wi-Fi *Screen

For more information or to make reservations please Contact Us or call Lisa Allen at (815) 872-0840.

Birthday Parties at the Metro Center

Do your kids love the water? Have a Swim Birthday Party! Let the kids splash their birthday away at The Bureau County Metro Center Pool. Parents, you don't have to clean the house before or clean it after. Let the BCMC take care of that for you.

Party Package (5-30 guests)
Includes a room, gym and pool during open hours for 2.5 hours. $125 Members/$135 Non-Members

Pool Package (5-30 guests)
Includes a room and pool during open hours for 2.5 hours. $115 Members/$125 Non-Members

Gym Jamboree (5-30 guests)
Includes a room and gym during open hours for 2.5 hours. $105 Members/$115 Non-Members

Other Parties

After Hours (5-30 guests)
Exclusive use of Shoemake Hall, gym, pool and courts for 2 hours. $255 Members/$260 Non-Members

For more information or to make reservations please Contact Us or call Lisa Allen at (815) 872-0840.

Pool Parties at the Alexander Pool

Do your kids have a summer birthday? Do your kids love being in the water? Make your next birthday party a Splash. A covered patio offers a place for your special treats. If you are looking to have a small and quiet get-together or a big and loud festivity, Contact Us today to schedule your party at Alexander Park Pool.

Park Shelter Reservations

Park District Shelter Rental, Princeton, ILAll shelters are available to the general public on a first-come, first-serve basis (unless properly reserved through the Bureau County Metro Center).

Reservations are not automatically made for the following year. Parties requiring a reservation more than one year in advance may submit a written request to the Princeton Park District Board. Reservations must be made in person at least five days in advance of rental at the BCMC accompanied by the reservation fee.

In addition to shelter reservation fees, a corporation or other special event will be billed for garbage removal and other specialized services provided by the Princeton Park District. These types of events require a planning meeting with the Park District Executive Director and/or Superintendent of Parks.

For more information or to make reservations please feel free to Contact Us or call Lisa Allen at (815) 872-0840.

Park Shelter Reservation Form

2017 Shelter Reservation Form