Willis Show Bar can comfortably accommodate up to 83 seated guests. The maximum capacity is approximately 125 guests, depending on the room configuration. We also accommodate large groups with partial buyouts. The venue can be tailored to fit your specific needs.
• The large restored entrance vestibule, with coat check, allows your guest to comfortably transition from the outside world
• 24 comfortable seats at our one-of-a-kind 55 foot long bar, which spans the entire main room
• Two sets of romantic banquette seating face the main stage, with tables for10 guests each
• Plush upholstered booths are perfect for larger groups allowing for 39 guests seated on our upper tier
Willis Show Bar is perfect for corporate or social events, private performances, and even live karaoke played over Detroit's best sound system.
Weekday or weekend, daytime or evening, our piece of Detroit history is available for memorable experiences anytime you choose.
Live music, deejays, burlesque, or other performers may be arranged for your event. Pricing varies depending on the entertainment chosen.
• Our main stage is elevated behind the bar & measures 13’x 6’
• The second auxiliary stage measures 6’ x 6’
• Our professional audio system includes an upright piano, drum kit, bass amp, microphones, and more available
• The elevated deejay booth has state-of-the-art equipment
• We also have a green room for entertainers or surprise guests
LIBATIONS & CATERING
Our distinct menu offers a variety of classic cocktails, top shelf spirits, punch bowls served in vintage glassware, beer, wine, and champagne. Custom event packages include but are not limited to...
You pay for the drinks you and your guests order during your stay. Your tab may be capped at a certain amount or open for the entire event, so long as the minimum is met.
Each guest is responsible for their own tab. Willis Show Bar requires a spending minimum per guest for private events.
You may decide how many beverages you want to provide your guests. Pricing is dependent on the beer, wine, and/or spirits you prefer offering your guests. The spending minimum is applicable to this package too.
Our food offerings are limited to locally made snacks including gourmet popcorn, potato chips, and nuts. However, we do allow catering provided by vendors that are approved by our management team.
We have received glowing reviews from customers near and far. We’ve also been featured in...
Detroit Free Press
Crain's Detroit Business
Detroit Metro Times
The cost of reserving Willis Show Bar exclusively for a private function varies depending on start time, day of the week, room configuration, and entertainment selections. Your group will always have the undivided attention of our bar, floor personnel, and management team, all while helping you craft and execute an engaging gathering.
For more details, kindly email firstname.lastname@example.org and someone from our events team will be in touch.
We look forward to assisting in producing unforgettable memories for you and your guests.