Amenities

The Lodge opens for members and their guests on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at
4 p.m. and on Thursday thru Saturday at 11:00 a.m. Kitchen closes promptly at
9:00 p.m. Closing times vary. Banquets
and closed parties are available for
booki
ngs by the general public seven
days a week.

Whether you are a card-carrying member of The 1526 or a current member at one
of our sister lodges, the amenities of our club are at your disposal. We afford the following services for the enjoyment of you and your guests:

• Fully-Stocked Horseshoe Bar with Four Flat-Panel Televisions, Jukebox and Wi-Fi

• Full Restaurant with Salad Bar, Daily Specials and White Linen Table Service

• Banquet Halls Available for Rent Including the P.E.R. Room (for up to twenty guests), Fireside Room (for up to fifty guests) and the Grand Ballroom (for up to two hundred fifty guests)

 

Tuesday evenings are typically reserved for lodge regular meetings and committees. The bar and restaurant maintain normal hours of operation.

Wednesday nights feature Bingo in the Grand Ballroom. Bingo doors open at 4:00 p.m. Early Bird commences promptly at 6:30 p.m. with the Coverall (final game) commencing at 9:30 p.m. Limited menu is available to all Bingo players along with complimentary soda beverages, water and coffee. Bingo is open to the public year round.

Thursday nights boast the Lodge Queen of Hearts Drawing, a progressive jackpot game with numerous raffle items of lesser value including complimentary dinner passes and cash prizes.

Friday nights provide for trivia, comedy acts and live bands in addition to weekend buffet dinners. 

Saturday nights feature live entertainment by local bands and other acts including Paul & Lavergne, Shaken Not Stirred, Sam Magdal, Bonnie Bridges and Johnny Matt. Live entertainment varies from week to week and may include musical performances, comedy or magic shows.

     Des Plaines Elks Lodge #1526 • 495 Lee Street  Des Plaines, IL 60026 • 847-824-1526