Event Venues
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An assortment of venues in Williamson County offer beautiful backdrops for weddings, special occasions and other events.

Legends Restaurant at Walker's Bluff

14250 Meridian Road
Carterville, IL 62918
Phone: 618-559-4893
A fine-dining establishment featuring the best and the freshest organic, local and seasonal produce; seafood flown in daily from Pike's Market in Seattle, and KOBE beef along with a prestigious wine list and signature cocktails.  Its stage-front dance floor offers an unforgettable experience at Legends Amphitheater, a hillside entertainment venue for 2,500; where Grammy-winning recording artists perform.

Marion Cultural and Civic Center

800 Tower Square Plaza
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-997-4030
The Marion Cultural and Civic Center serves Southern Illinois as an outlet for cultural and artistic opportunities of all types. MCCC is a 1094 seat performing arts center located in the historic town square of Marion, IL. In addition to providing a state-of-the-art theatrical facility at a low rental cost, MCCC also provides a portion of the lobby to display paintings and artwork from Southern Illinois artists.

Marion Horse Center

13429 Maverick Road
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-993-9000
Horseback Riding Center, home of Riding Stables & Events.  31,000 square foot barn with 30 stables, 220 ft. x 90 ft. indoor arena, outdoor arena, dressage arena.  We provide boarding, lessons, and training.

Rent One Park

1000 Miners Drive
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-998-8499
Rent One Park is the home of the Southern Illinois Miners, a professional baseball team playing in the Frontier League.  The stadium is located at the intersection of I-57 and Route 13 in Marion and features 3,400 chair seats and lawn seating for over 2,000.  This venue also includes 2 picnic gardens: Budweiser Bullpen Bar-n-Grille seats 300 people and Rent One Picnic Garden seats 500 people.  There are 4 concession stands, a McDonald’s Fun Zone (kids play area with 6 inflatable games), 14 suites and a banquet facility with a capacity for 300 people.

Robert L. Mees Village Centre

700 Logan College Road
Carterville, IL 62918
Phone: 618-985-3741
The Robert L. Mees Village Centre is the centerpiece of the Harrison/Bruce Historical Village at John A. Logan College. The Centre has capacity of 104–155 persons in the 1,860 square foot common room, depending upon the seating arrangement and meeting type.

Starlight Lake

5141 Moake School Road
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-559-5499
Starlight Lake is a Southern Illinois event and wedding venue located on a scenic 10-acre lake surrounded by nature.

The HUB Recreation Center

917 West Main Street
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-997-2HUB
The HUB Recreation Center is a 64,000 sq. ft. building where activities such as swimming, exercising, and playing sports radiate throughout the facility.  We encourage members and guests to explore the state-of-the-art amenities we offer Southern Illinois and beyond.

The Pavilion

1602 Sioux Drive
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-993-2657
The City of Marion owns and operates this massive facility developed on a 12-acre lake.  The spectacular setting has approximately 30,000 square feet of space designed to rent.  An Expo Hall and 3 separate Banquet Rooms are available to cater to your every need.  The Pavilion provides the perfect solution for meetings, gatherings, and events for the Southern Illinois area.  Shopping, accommodations, and restaurant facilities are just a few minutes away... More »

The Widow's Garden

201 North 16th Street
Herrin, IL 62948
Phone: 618-942-6088
Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy Free Live Music at the Widow's Garden every Friday and Saturday Night from 7-10pm.

Williamson County Fairgrounds

101 North Fair Street
Marion, IL 62959
Phone: 618-751-9318
This 150+ year old fairgrounds boasts a grandstand, entertainment barn, horse arena, and 2 exhibit buildings.  Home to the Williamson County Fair for 159 years, the grounds can hold many events to include concerts, tractor pulls, ATV races, demolition derby, rodeos and much more.

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