Since 1981, The Lafayette Ballroom has been the perfect location for celebrating weddings, wedding receptions, family or class reunions, balls, quinceaneras, and corporate events in LaGrange, Georgia. With 4,000 square feet of space in the full ballroom, the facility can host wedding receptions seating up to 275 people. The Courtyard Garden showcases a circular fountain with seasonal plantings and a classic pergola with a cascading fountain as a backdrop for your intimate wedding ceremony.
Built and still owned and operated by the same LaGrange family, The Lafayette Ballroom plays a vital role in community life in west Georgia. Located just off I-85 at Exit 18, The Lafayette Ballroom is conveniently situated between Atlanta, Georgia, and Columbus, Georgia, and is close to Hogansville, Greenville, Warm Springs, Pine Mountain, Valley, Auburn, Opelika, Hugely, Roanoke, and West Point. The Ballroom is associated with the Best Western Plus Lafayette Garden Inn and Conference Center, the area’s only full-service hotel, which makes celebrating your special occasion less stressful with lodging and rooms for dressing available in the hotel adjacent to The Ballroom.
The Conference Center and Ballroom areas were remodeled in 2012, including the spacious lobby area, which can be used as a pre-function gathering place for cocktails and registrations. The Legends Tavern is located just off the lobby, and is also available for use as an event room for private parties, weddings, and reunions. In addition to two on-site restaurants and our Lafayette Executive Catering Service, the ballroom is also located in the restaurant district with many major chain restaurants and favorite local spots nearby. The Conference Center area also features the Elm Room and the Rose Room, suitable for corporate meetings and small events.
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The Lafayette Ballroom and Courtyard Garden are our premier event venues for weddings and receptions. The Elm Room and the Rose Room are perfect for corporate meetings and small parties like baby and bridal showers and retirement dinners. The Legends Tavern is a favorite spot for class reunions and intimate weddings and receptions as well as birthday parties. Whatever your space requirements, our facility has a room to meet your needs, and we will work very hard to insure a wonderful event for your group.
The Lafayette Ballroom is our premier event room for weddings, receptions, balls, and other large events. The Lafayette Ballroom is 4,000 square feet with a ceiling height of 11 feet 4 inches. The Lafayette Ballroom can accommodate 250 guests seated at banquet rounds, 350 people with a classroom set-up, and 500 people for a standing reception or theatre-style set-up. The Lafayette Ballroom features permanently mounted audio-visual screens and projectors, and is painted in shades of chocolate and cream, with a classic hunter green and peach-toned carpet in a French floral design.
The Lafayette Ballroom can be divided in half, making two spaces of 2,000 square feet each. The divided ballroom seats 200 people theatre style and 150 people at banquet rounds. The Lafayette Ballroom is a spacious, lovely event venue that opens directly onto the patio and into the Courtyard Garden.
The Courtyard Garden is a hidden treasure, featuring an oriental pergola that covers a large fountain. The pergola is a favorite spot for wedding ceremonies, with the bride and groom standing directly in front of the fountain. The Courtyard also boasts another central fountain, with seasonal plantings giving color and charm to the location. The Courtyard Garden is perfect for intimate outdoor weddings of 70 guests. The patio area is a natural extension of the Courtyard Garden, and opens directly into the Lafayette Ballroom.
The Elm Room works well for gatherings of up to 40 people at banquet rounds, 50 people classroom style, and 75 people theatre style. The Elm Room is 832 square feet with a 10 foot ceiling height. The Elm Room is a favorite spot for bridal and baby showers as well as for business meetings. It also works well for rehearsal dinners.
The Rose Room features 520 square feet of meeting space with a ceiling height of 11 feet, 4 inches. The Rose Room can accommodate 30 people at banquet rounds, 30 people classroom style, and 40 people theatre style. The Rose Room has a permanently mounted screen. Projectors are available. The Rose Room is a great place for small meetings.
The Legends Tavern is a well-appointed space with a full bar, a fireplace, two elevated stage areas, a pool table, and lots of room for your guests to enjoy dancing and dining. The Legends Tavern is a perfect for class reunions, parties, rehearsal dinners, and small weddings/receptions. Your Tavern event is closed to the public, and Tavern furnishings can be removed for a traditional banquet round set-up.
The Lafayette Garden Inn, the Courtyard Garden, the Elm and Rose Rooms, and the Legends Tavern are all a part of the conference center at Best Western Plus Lafayette Garden Inn in LaGrange, Georgia. This lovely facility boasts 109 hotel rooms, so booking your event with our facility makes it even easier for you to enjoy your celebration, with on-site honeymoon suites, and executive and standard hotel rooms located right here on the property. Group discounts on hotel rooms are available for guests who have booked events with us, and all wedding couples receive a complimentary executive hotel room for their wedding night.
The Lafayette Ballroom is a traditional, formal ballroom setting for weddings, receptions or both. Our inclusive and affordable wedding packages start with the simple Lafayette Silver and go up to the elaborate Lafayette Platinum. The Courtyard Garden is also a lovely venue for intimate weddings and receptions.
The Lafayette Ballroom and the Tavern are two of our most popular locations for family reunions and class reunions. Whether you want a casual single evening event or a multiple day reunion with several meals, The Lafayette Ballroom and the Tavern are perfect choices for every kind of reunion. Dance floors are available for rental in both rooms. Contact our event coordinators to arrange a site visit and plan your reunion today!
Gather your friends and family for retirement dinners, bridal and baby showers, Christening parties, quinceaneras, birthday parties, civic club dinners and meetings, and church banquets – we can handle your event, beautifully. And our catering service has the most delicious food in town.
Whether you need space for a small business meeting or a large training session, we can accommodate your needs in our Conference Center. Our on-site catering service makes event planning even easier, and all day or half-day break service is available.
Lafayette Executive Catering is our Featured Provider, and we make no apologies for the fact that we think we are the best in the area. Our food is delicious and our service is second to none. We encourage you to schedule a tasting with our Executive Chef, Mr. Jose Rodriguez, to taste his wonderful food. We have a standard menu, but Lafayette Executive Catering service can do any kind of cuisine on request. Call today to plan your event menus.