Host Your Event at the Armory

Planning a special event? The Armory is the perfect venue for your occasion with the capacity to host both large and small events. Our Executive Staff will meet with you every step of the way and help your vision become a reality.

The Armory, located in downtown Janesville, is the premier celebration venue in Southern Wisconsin and Northern Illinois. Make your day a wonderful life-long memory at the Armory. We specialize in extraordinary cuisine and personalized service. Everything from the creation of your menu, to the execution of your plans is done with the utmost service, experience and professionalism.

The Armory features a variety of venues for special celebrations. The Drill Hall combines an open atmosphere with warm, stylish decor excellent for dinners, receptions or wedding ceremonies. Sophisticated and contemporary, the Lieutenants is perfect for rehearsal dinners and stylish affairs. In addition, the Patio offers the best in outdoor options. Stage the perfect celebration, at any budget you wish to set … at the Armory.

For further information about booking your next special event at the Armory, please contact the Armory's Events Coordinator at 608.741.7400 or by email at

The Lieutenants

Our Executive Chef will help you create the perfect menu and our unique spaces will allow you to host a rehearsal dinner, bridal shower or wedding reception for parties from 10 to 52. 

Upstairs at the Armory, the Lieutenants Alcove provides an intimate nook for 10 to 20 guests and the Lieutenants with its own bar, can host up to 52 guests. This truly is a restaurant within a restaurant.

The Lieutenants Room

The Drill Hall

The Drill Hall can accommodate parties and receptions from 100 to 280 guests. 

High ceilings with exposed structural steel ceiling, wood floors and exposed brick walls of the Drill Hall becomes the backdrop for creating your special day. Able to accommodate round or square tables and almost limitless decorating possibilities, this space must be seen to realize all the potential.

The Drill Hall

The Patio 

The Patio offers a beautiful outdoor venue.  

Whether a relaxed morning brunch, a luncheon on a warm afternoon or an evening under the stars, the Patio is available for cocktail receptions, dining or bridal receptions.

The Bunker Patio