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Viking Park Dance HallViking Park Dance Hall

4374 Old Grand Ave., Gurnee, IL 60031
Max Capacity: 150/186

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2014 Dance Hall Application

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According to the Warren Township Historical Society, Viking Park Dance Hall has been host to community events and private parties since shortly after 1911.  Historical atmosphere combined with modern amenities are sure to be the perfect compliment to your event!

The Dance Hall can accommodate a capacity up to 186. Every rental includes use of our banquet tables, white chairs and use of our coffee urns, coffee carafes, and water pitchers with a small refundable deposit. Liquor may be served or sold with required insurance and permits. The Summer Kitchen may be rented May 1 - September 30 in conjunction with the Dance Hall to permit an outdoor wedding ceremony and cocktail hour.  The Viking Park Dance Hall is an ideal location for large or small celebrations, banquets, seminars and meetings.


The Dance Hall is available for limited hours Monday-Thursday please call for availability.  Friday-Sunday hours are 8:00am-1:00am with clean up done by 2:00am. The Dance Hall is not available for rental on January 1, Easter Sunday, July 4, Gurnee Days Weekend, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, December 24, December 25, or December 31.

Viking Park Dance Hall


The Dance Hall may be reserved one year prior to your event. To apply, please complete an application and return it to the Gurnee Park District in person with the reservation/damage deposit and proof of residency. Reservations will not be taken over the phone. All applications are submitted on a first come, first served basis. Submitting an application does not guarantee confirmation of a rental. Rentals will be confirmed within 24 hours on business days only. Applications are available online and at both community centers.

Prospective renters have two options to view the Dance Hall. You may call for an appointment to view with the Rental Coordinator; however, appointments are not required. Stop in during business hours to check out the hall, kitchen and wet bar. We do ask that if there is a program in session, you come back at a later time.

Rental Rates

Regular Rate Resident Nonresident
Reservation / Damage Deposit** $300 $450
Catering Supply Deposit $100 $100
Hourly Fee (5 hour minimum) $115/Hr $173/Hr
Mandatory Liquor Liability Insurance $220 / $430 $220 / $430
Bridal Room $50 $75
Reduced Rate - Under 50 in attendance Resident Nonresident
Reservation / Damage Deposit** $100 $100
Liquor Liability Insurance+ $220 / $430 $220 / $430
Hourly Fee (5 hour maximum) $50/Hr $75/Hr

**Deposits are refundable provided all rules and policies are followed and no damage occurs.