Welcome to the Paragon

Upon your arrival, style and sophistication greet you like an old friend. May we take your coat, pour you a drink or simply allow you to take it all in?

Made to Measure

Our decor and furnishings were styled with you in mind, from the seat fabric to the lights that illuminate your path to the perfect residence of cool. You have arrived at style in style.

The Art of Entertainment

Startling interpretations of elegance regions away, we've created a serene and sightly retreat for any occassion.

Final Destination

We've rolled out the red carpet, now there's one last thing to do. Book your event now at the Paragon Theater!

The Paragon is dedicated to creating the best events that St. Louis has to offer. The Paragon was founded and established with one goal in mind. To provide the people of Saint Louis a premium experience for all of their event needs. Whether it be weddings or corporate events, the Paragon stands alone as one of the best and most accommodating spaces that the STL area has to offer.

Paragon Events Space Blueprint

The Paragon is dedicated to creating the best events that St. Louis has to offer. Its stylish versatility is the perfect upscale event space for any and every event that you can dream up.

• Up to 1000 stadium seating and a stage.
• Up to 500 stadium seating, stage and dance floor
• Valet Parking
• 150 Car private parking lot
• Two over-size video/projection screens (15’x17’)
• Wall-to-wall TV monitors throughout
• State of the art audio/visual system
• Stage 32’x22’
• Service tunnels
• On-site Kitchen
• Mega Bar stretching over 30 feet
• Moveable Walls for enhancement settings
• Green room
• Outdoor Patio, smoking allowed

Events Amenities:

• in-house catering available
• Preferred caterers:
• Catering by Georgianna
• Entre
• Russo’s Gourmet Catering
• Tastings for the event planners or wedding couple,
• Outside caterers welcome for an (call for details)

Pricing based on 150 guests
Parties under 150, select pricing available
All events include an on-site Coordinator to help with planning
and festive arrangements

Prices subject to change during peak seasons

Corporate events at Paragon are as truly unique an event as the venue that host them. Your guests will remember events at the Paragon, from the Signature Catering to the second to none atmosphere.

The Paragon offers a dedicated sales team and experienced event coordinators ready to assist you in planning your corporate event. We offer several corporate packages and can also customize any menu or event detail to meet your needs and desires. The Paragon offers everything from cocktail receptions, buffets, to sit down plated dinners with open cash and soda bar options.

Corporate events are a reflection of your company, let us show you in our best light.

• Lunch or Dinner options
• AV, mic
• Valet
• Venue rental
• Buffet lunch /dinner
• Plated lunch /dinner

Contact us for details

In-House Catering:
• Choice of two salads
• Choice of two entrées (vegetarian entrées)
• One vegetable or vegetable pasta
• One dessert on tables
(guest reserve the option of bringing their own desserts)
• Ice tea, coffee, tea

Cocktail Hour:
• Private space can be reserved with minimum of 10 guests
• two appetizers
• two drink tickets, beer and wine only, non-alcoholic drinks

Announcements & Events Calendar

Giving Back: The holiday season is here and The Paragon is proud to partner with Little Wishes to bring holiday cheer to foster children across the Saint Louis area. If you are interested in helping us with this effort please contact us for details.

12/6: The Paragon welcomes SUPERVALU for their Mad Men corporate event. We look forward to a great time. (private event)

12/7: Dirty Muggs LIVE one night only at the Paragon Theater. Don't miss your chance to witness one of Saint Louis' livest bands in the Premier event space of the STL. Tickets are $10 at the door.

12/8: Party with a purpose. Come out and Party with us as we raise funds to support the Little Wishes foundation dedicated to making it a happy holidays for foster kids all over Saint Louis. A portion of the proceeds will go directly to putting smiles on foster children in need.

12/13: Join us for a night of culture and appreciation of the arts, as the Paragon Theatre host Kennedy Yako for the premeire of her "Permutation Collection". This event is open to the public and free of addmission. Come enjoy LIVE art, dancers and much, much more.

The Paragon is dedicated to creating wedding events that are rivaled by none. As an event venue, the Paragon stands alone with its stylish mix of marble floors, hardwood ceilings and upscale decor. The space is easily the newest and most stylish space in St Louis.

Wedding packages pricing based on 150 guests

All weddings include an on-site Wedding Reception Planner to help with the cordinating and design of your wedding reception. As your wedding day coordinator, The Paragon will manage the details and create an event of your vision.

Wedding Reception Amenities:
• Dance floor set up
• Receptions with open seating

Seated Dining:
• Rectangle table seating, up to 150 seated on main floor
• Round table 60” seating, up to 50 seated on main floor

Cocktail Reception:
• Buffet set-up
• Lighting and AV available
• Valet parking
• Shuttle service, pick up and drop off

Bridal Suite
Up to 4 hours open bar, Champagne toast for the wedding party Design and Staging, 4 hours to include: consultation, research and design, Tables and chairs-rounds, rectangle or cafe Standard colors of client choice:
Chair covers and sashes,Table linens, floor length or short length tablecloth and napkins,Table linens, overlays, Table settings, Table Lighting, 2 votives per table, Mirrored centerpiece per table

Enhance your Evening:
The Paragon will be happy to assist you with your wedding details:
Custom Wedding Cake • Florist services • Photography • Photo Booth
Custom/specialty linens • Gourmet Coffee Bar • Dessert/Sweets Table
Custom ice sculpture • Hostess Gifts

Paragon Rehearsal Dinner
Pricing will reflect cost savings if booking both wedding events.
We can make them both memorable but uniquely exceptional events.

Rehearsal Dinners Monday-Friday
• Event planner
• Valet parking
• Up to 2 hour open bar,
• Much more available upon request

Call for additional details

Contact Us

The Paragon would love to hear from you.
We have all of the answers to your event questions. Whether it be
weddings, parties or book signings let us direct you to the
perfect venue for a perfect night.

To request information online, please fill out the form below. All items denoted
with a * are required fields.

  • Yes
  • WeddingCorporate
    Bar/Bat Mitzvah
    Private Party
  • Less than 100
    Greater than 300

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Why work with us? What distinguishes the Paragon from all the rest? Vision, energy, creativity, and the fact that we encourage every employee to unleash their potential. We know what it takes to grow, develop, enhance and advance your career and life like no one else. That's why we look for people who want to be the best at what they do. People who enjoy doing more, getting more and being more and who aren't afraid to look at a challenge head on, inside out, upside down or even a little sideways to get the best possible results.

Diversity & Inclusion At the Paragon, we strive to be united, but not uniform. We view diversity in our own workforce as not only a strategic advantage but as a driver of great performance, a source of personal and common achievement and essential to our growth as a company. Reflecting those we serve, the Paragon workforce is a global mosaic of talents, knowledge, insights and skills that stretch far past the reach of security, sales and bar tending. We realize that to grow by offering innovative services to the largest possible number and variety of consumers across the globe, we must be representative of the greatest possible range of needs, cultures, desires and values.

So if you feel like we do -- that every project, every endeavor, and every workday should be bigger, better and bolder than the one that came before -- let loose the and meet me at the Paragon employment@theparagonstl.com.


Congratulations on your engagement!,Now for the easy part. That's right the wedding and the reception party! You have not done your due diligence and considered the Paragon Theatre for your wedding or reception venue then you are selling yourself short.

A stress-free, but stylish adventure awaits you at The Paragon Theater, with sights and sounds of the city immediately to the North and the county's enticements to the West. Stay-n-play among state-of-the-art upscale New York-inspired design in Saint Louis upscale mid-town!

Vows are wow at The Paragon Theater! The Paragon ignites ideas in a signature space that will have your guests all abuzz with excitement for your wow moment. Paragon brides have an undeniable style and flair, because each Paragon wedding is unique and personalized. Our all-inclusive menus amuse bouche with dinner, drinks, dessert, to make your wedding planning a piece of cake, literally! The Paragon Grande Ballroom is personalized with custom light panels, custom over head lighting, and complimentary built-in audio visual capabilities. Our state of the art sound system is second to none. So no matter if wether you want to rock out, or relax to serene sounds, we have the right sound for your special day.

Allow the Paragon to make it easy on your guest as well. Our wedding planners boast years of experience for weddings of all sizes and themes. We know what you want and we know how to deliver it. We offer valet so from the moment your guess begin to arrive they too will receive the finest treatment, as if it were their day. What begins anticipation transforms into theater of the mind.

Overhead are the buildings original windows. If you want to say "I do" in the ray of the sun or dance later that evening beneath the stars the Paragon is the place for you. Our custom lighting was designed with you in mind so allow us to set your mood. How do you want your day to be remembered? Do you want to remember the elegance, the class, the style and the charm? Do you want your venue to be as special as the day that it represents?

If grade A style, comfort and class wrapped in an perfectly tied bowe, than look no further than 1911 Locust. That's where you'll find the Paragon of your desires.


Thank you for the opportunity to present our facilities for your upcoming event. We promise to provide you with the best possible service, food and hospitality that will be both memorable and enjoyable for you and all of your guests. Our menu is designed to facilitate you in selecting the food combinations for your event, and the following policies have been put in place so that we may better serve you.

The Paragon offers full on-site catering and we're happy to assist you in planning your event. We are always available to show you our event spaces and discuss your party ideas. If there's something that you would like to have that is not on our menu, Waterman's can more than likely provide it, so just ask.

Whether you are looking for a quick business lunch, a birthday celebration, an after work get-together or a spot to host a rehearsal dinner or wedding reception, The Paragon can accommodate your group. No party is too large or too small! The Paragon is proud of the reputation we've worked to achieve, and we appreciate the opportunity to make your next event a success! The Paragon is dedicated to creating the best events that St. Louis has to offer. As an event venue, it is posh, new and refreshing, with its stylish versatility it's the perfect upscale event space for any and every event that you can dream up. The Paragon was founded and established with one goal in mind, provide the people of Saint Louis a premium experience for all of their event needs. Wether it be costume, corporate or birthday celebrations the Paragon stands alone as one of the best and most accommodating spaces that the STL area has to offer. Feel free to contact our special events managers today to reserve a date - we look forward to working with you!