Poplar Creek at 59/90 is an emerging Entertainment, Dining, Lodging and Shopping District north and west of the intersection of Illinois Route 59 and I-90 (Jane Addams Tollway). The Sears Centre Arena, Cabela's (the World's Foremost Outfitter), shopping, lodging and restaurants are gathering points for visitors, employees and residents. To find out about development opportunities in the Entertainment District click here.
SEARS CENTRE ARENA
An 11,000 seat indoor arena, features many sports, music and special events throughout the year. Entertainment includes concerts, performing arts, family shows, sports teams/exhibitions and college athletics. Click here to visit the Sears Centre website.
This 185,000 square foot Cabela's store draws over a million visitors per year. The premier outfitter offers free seminars, a taxidermy museum, dioramas, aquariums, a 26 foot high conservation mountain and a fudge shop to enhance your shopping experience. Meeting space is also available for events. Click here to enter the Cabela's website for store and product line information.
POPLAR CREEK CROSSING & PRAIRIE STONE CROSSING SHOPPING CENTERS
The Poplar Creek Crossing and Prairie Stone Crossing Shopping Centers contain over 500,000 square feet of retail space to address all of your shopping needs. Tenants include Target, Michaels Arts and Crafts, TJ Maxx, PetSmart, OfficeMax, Kirkland's, World Market, Ross Dress for Less, Carter's, Lane Bryant, Sports Authority and many smaller tenants and restaurants of all price ranges. Visit www.poplarprairie.com for more information.
FOR DIRECTIONS TO THE POPLAR CREEK AT 59/90 ENTERTAINMENT DISTRICT CLICK HERE
RESTAURANTS & FUN
Several restaurants are located in the District near Route 59 and more are planned in the area. Click here to view the Visit Hoffman Restaurant Guide for a detailed list and links to these restaurants.
CHICAGO MARRIOTT NORTHWEST
The award-winning staff at Chicago Marriott Northwest will make every stay a pleasure. Travelers appreciate the convenient location near the Prairie Stone Office Park, Sears Centre, and Cabela's as well as thoughtful amenities such as the full-service Business Center and high-speed internet. Enjoy a delicious meal at River City Grille, serving American fare in a casual atmosphere. Stay fit at the indoor lap pool and fitness center, or try an in-room exercise package on your schedule. For a special occasion or meeting, this Marriott offers 14,000 square feet of event space, certified planners and custom catering. For more information click here.
PRAIRIE STONE SPORTS & WELLNESS CENTER
Prairie Stone Sports & Wellness Center provides over 100,000 square feet of fitness and wellness opportunities for residents of Hoffman Estates and the surrounding communities. Nestled within the entertainment district, the facility is owned and operated by the Hoffman Estates Park District and offers a variety of membership opportunities including an aggressively tiered corporate pricing program. Amenities and programs include state of the art cardiovascular and strength equipment, aquatics center, indoor tennis courts and track, multiple gymnasiums, spa services, personal training, group fitness, climbing wall, and child care. The facility offers unique retail opportunities and plays host to several public events throughout the year. Call 847.285.5400 or visit www.prairiestonesports.com for more information.
VIRGINIA MARY HAYTER VILLAGE GREEN AMPHITHEATER
The Virginia Mary Hayter Village Green is a 12 acre passive park within Prairie Stone located at 5510 Prairie Stone Parkway, just west of the Sears Centre Arena off Route 72 in the Prairie Stone Business Park. The Village Green features an open-air Amphitheater with informal seating on grass terraces for 1,000, with overflow seating for another 1,000 on the adjacent grassy hillside and a restroom/concession building. The Village Green was created to provide a site for passive recreation on a site that features restored wetlands and grassy open spaces. The Amphitheater is home to the Hoffman Estates Arts Commission Summer Concert Series and is available to Hoffman Estates citizens, businesses, organizations, and others on a first come, first served basis. Click here for information if you are interested in sponsoring an event at the Village Green or Amphitheater. For more information or to reserve the Virginia Mary Hayter Village Green contact Kathy Redelmann at 847.781.2663.
MORE TO COME.......
The Village is actively pursuing new development in the Entertainment District. Please check back regularly for new openings.