The Venetian Club 

of Rockford, Illinois

Located at 2180 Elmwood Road - Rockford, Illinois

The Beginning of the Venetian Club....

It all started in the year 1910 when a few of the fellows gathered in Anthony Turcato's cellar at 1134 Seldon Street in Rockford, Illinois and rehearsed for their band. They laughed, toasted moonshine and echoed stories of the past.  They outgrew the cellar shortly thereafter; expansion was necessary. In 1917, and 68 founders later, they rented the auditorium upstairs from Ingrassia Hardware.  Eight years later, in 1926, the membership rocketed to almost 300 members. The plans for the Sanford Street location went into effect and the budget was agreed upon for the $28,000 structure.  The Venetian Club is proud to have been a part of the Rockford Community for more than 100 years!  Read More about our History...

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Upcoming Events

Monthly Calendar of Events

The February 2018 Calendar is available HERE !


When considering a venue to host an important event, there are many things to consider. Let the Venetian Club assist you in the planning, the banquet hall rental, the catering, beverages and other additional details. Our intention is to provide you and your guests with one of the finest banquet facilities and courteous service to make sure your event is a success.    Get Answers Here...

Contact Us For Banquet Hall Information...

The day is yours and no others. Our service is generous and personal. Call us to discuss availability and let us help you create that special event.

Phone:  (815) 757-1910 (Chris Sarna, Event Coordinator)


Browse Our Photos...

To see more images of past events  and transformations of our spacious  Banquet Room please visit our  Photos Page  click here

Thank You!

We appreciate your patience during the transformation of the entryway, banquet hall and restrooms.  We have completed the remodeling project, other than a few minor details, and it looks beautiful!  For a complete slideshow from the beginning CLICK HERE.  

The Best Fish Fry in Town!

 This is the best compliment we can  receive from our guests who come in  to dine with us at Venetian Club for  our Friday Night Fish Fry and we are  proud to hear it often!  Open to the  public every Friday Night!  Read  More...


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