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Address: 15 E. Van Buren Street, Joliet, IL 60432
Phone Number: +1 815-726-7171
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Must see this beautiful 90 year old theater!

As a part of our Route 66 tour, our tour group of about 35 visited the Rialto Theater on Sept. 8th of this year. What a gorgeous theater! We enjoyed a guided tour of this gem... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed October 28, 2016
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Norridge, Illinois
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Norridge, Illinois
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 28, 2016

As a part of our Route 66 tour, our tour group of about 35 visited the Rialto Theater on Sept. 8th of this year. What a gorgeous theater! We enjoyed a guided tour of this gem which was originally a vaudeville movie palace. Beautiful chandeliers and other details fill this beautiful theater. We were provided with a delicious lunch after... More 

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Essex, England
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 19, 2016

Unfortunately, the main building was closed when we visited. However, the vestibule/foyer area was open and is well worth seeing. The outside is also very attractive so we did not count the trip as wasted - especially as we lunched at the nearby Route 66 Diner (good food/friendly staff/inexpensive).

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Shorewood, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 17, 2016

We attend several times each year and have always enjoyed the event/program. A beautifully restored landmark for our area.

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New Lenox, IL
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2016

as a Joliet native, I have been to the Rialto for weddings, fundraisers and numerous shows. The theater is absolutely beautiful, and worth a visit under any circumstance. The size of the theater is smaller than those in Chicago, which gives a closer experience when watching shows there. Highly recommend.

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New York City, New York
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 22, 2016

Even if I don't catch a show, it's still a nice drive or walk by attraction to see this nice old historic theater. They keep it up nicely both outside, and if you can get inside to look around even better.

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Joliet
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

The Rialto in Joliet is a well preserved place of beauty. If you should have the chance to visit for a show or a wedding or maybe a holiday fest you should most definitely do so

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 25, 2016 via mobile

We have been customers for many moons. The theatre is stunning and the celebrities have all been amazing! The staff are so warm and kind! Just a beautiful theater with a lot of history!!

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 22, 2016 via mobile

I took my grandson to see The Wizard of Oz on the big screen at the Rialto. It was a wonderful experience for both of us, and I am so thrilled I was able to share it with him. The Rialto is a wonderful theater for movies, musicals, plays, really anything, including rock concerts.

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Romeoville, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 29, 2016

Most beautiful facility in the Midwest. Auditorium is fantastic acoustics. The shows are reasonably prices.

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Joliet, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 25, 2016

I took my 7 year old, she had never seen the movie and this was an Excellent opportunity to see a classic movie at a VERY CLASSIC LOCATION like the Very Beautiful Rialto Theatre. It is a wonderful facility that has year long events to attend. Music concerts, Plays, wedding events and much more!

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