The Armory is the premiere meeting and event venue in the stateline area of southern Wisconsin and northern Illinois.  Located in downtown Janesville, we specialize in unique meeting and event spaces, extraordinary cuisine and personalized service.  With the expertise of Best Events Catering & Rentals, everything from the creation of your menu to the décor to the execution of your event itself is handled with professionalism and a personal focus on making your meeting or event truly exceptional.  Stage the perfect event, at any budget you set, at The Armory.

For more information about holding your meeting or event at The Armory please contact us at 608-741-7400 or by email at


The Armory is the perfect venue for your next meeting. With space for groups from less than a dozen to more than 350, The Armory has the space, the technology, the food and beverage service and the technology to help your meeting be amazing. When you hold your next meeting at The Armory, you can rest easy because we take care of it all from décor to refreshments. We’ve even got the projectors and screens in both the Drill Hall and The Lieutenant’s Quarters. Don’t just have a meeting. Host an exceptional one…at The Armory! Call one of our Event Planners today at 608-741-7400.


The Armory is home to several outstanding and prestigious fundraising galas and functions for some of the area’s finest nonprofit organizations. When you’re planning your next fundraising event – a gala, dinner, wine tasting, dance or something else entirely – consider The Armory as your venue. Our Executive Staff’s goal is to make your fundraiser a huge success and we’ll go the extra mile to be a true partner for you as you work to advance your worthy nonprofit mission! Call one of our Event Planners today at 608-741-7400.


Political Events

The Armory is proud to have hosted multiple Presidential candidates in multiple election cycles as well as candidate events and rallies for other offices, and we are the area’s only full service political event venue. We take pride in being able to work efficiently in tandem with the campaign staff to create a beautiful and impactful event in one of our beautiful spaces. Campaigns or candidates interested in hosting a political event at The Armory may call one of our Event Planners today at 608-741-7400 for immediate expert assistance.