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 The Lafayette Ballroom – Weddings, Receptions, Events, Corporated Parties in LaGrange, GA

Weddings

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 Wedding Receptions

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Corporate Events

The region’s ONLY full service conference center
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Social Events

5 locations to choose from: we’ve got your event covered
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Preferred Providers

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Catering

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About The Lafayette Ballroom

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 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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Our Facilities

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

the Lafayette Ballroom in LaGrange, GA

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.

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The Courtyard Garden

the Lafayette Ballroom in LaGrange, GA

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.

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The Elm Room

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.

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The Rose Room

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.

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Legends Tavern

the Lafayette Ballroom in LaGrange, GA

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.

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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 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.

 

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Services What We Do

 Weddings and Receptions

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.

 

Reunions

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!

 

Social Events

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.

Corporate Events

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.

 

Catering

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.

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News Latest Posts

“The Reasons Why” at Legends Tavern

We are excited that the show for August 17th is SOLD OUT!!!  The Reasons Why have been a mainstay here at Legends Tavern for many years, and always put a great show.  We know this Saturday Night will be no exception.  So, remember that Legends Tavern is the best place in town for live music and The Reasons Why.  Stay tuned for future shows.  We look forward to seeing you.

Social Security Tour Ball

AMAZING!  The Lafayette Ballroom will be hosting the Social Security Tour the weekend of May 17th-18th, with dozens of vintage automobiles parked at the facility and driving all around West Georgia on tour.  Stop by in the evening to see the cool cars.  The group will host a private ball on Saturday night.

Coming up – States Away Band in the ballroom

States Away Band will premier their new CD in the Lafayette Ballroom on May 31st!  Mark your calendar for this concert – it should be rocking the house, with three other bands on board as well.  Tickets will be sold at the door – more information coming soon!

Angie and Joel’s wedding

Angie and Joel are getting married Saturday and are SO excited.  The venue is to be the Courtyard Garden, although we are a little anxious about the weather…..if not, that’s ok, the Lafayette Ballroom is beautifully decorated and ready for back-up duty.  But the Courtyard is so pretty, with all the new spring plantings….come by and see it!

HAPPY NEW YEAR!

Big doings at the Lafayette Ballroom tonight! It looks fabulous and The Reasons Why are setting up and getting ready to jam the town tonight. The Bar Stool Prophets are playing in Legends Tavern as well. Some tickets still available at the door – $15 per band, includes appetizers and champagne toast! Join us for the best New Year’s Eve Party in LaGrange tonight! Doors open at 5:00 PM, bands will begin playing around 8:00 PM.

The Reasons Why will return to the Lafayette Ballroom on February 9th for Valentine’s, and the Bar Stool Prophets will be back in Legends Tavern Feb. 2 for our Mardi Gras party.

NEW YEARS EVE AT THE BALLROOM

Two great bands on property New Year’s Eve! The Lafayette Ballroom will feature The Reasons Why and the Legends Tavern will host the Barstool Prophets. Take your pick or enjoy both. Tickets for the evening are $15.00 per event or $30.00 for both. Book a room at Best Western Lafayette Garden Inn and get your tickets inclusive in the package for just $99.00 – call 706-884-6175 to book your reservations today.

Merry Christmas to all!

Merry Christmas to everyone from the event staff at The Lafayette Ballroom! We hope your Christmas is very merry, and we wish everyone a peaceful and prosperous New Year.

See the bling!

The Lafayette Ballroom is BEAUTIFULLY decorated for the Christmas holidays – stop by and see the decorations to help get you in the holiday spirit.

Breakfast with Santa

Breakfast with Santa Saturday, Dec. 8 – 8:00 -10 AM – CALL FOR YOUR RESERVATIONS TODAY – 706-884-6175

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA – AGAIN!

Our second Breakfast with Santa will be Saturday morning, Dec. 8th, from 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM. Join us for a visit with the Jolly Old Elf and have a ho-ho-ho good time! Breakfast includes silver dollar pancakes, meat, eggs, and beverage. Price is $12 for adults, $8 for children 3-10, 2 and under free. Photos by AL will take professional photos (additional charge) and all children will have the chance to do a cool craft. Reservations are preferred – call (706) 884-6175 for reservations. You will have a wonderful time with your special little friends.

TOYS FOR TOTS BATTLE OF THE BANDS

JOIN us in the Lafayette Ballroom on DECEMBER 1 at 6:00 PM for the Toys for Tots Battle of the Bands. We are featuring SIX DIFFERENT BANDS! Admission is #10.00 but if you bring a NEW, UNWRAPPED CHRISTMAS TOY then there is NO CHARGE for admission. All toy donations stay right here in Troup County. It will be a great evening – mark your calendar and join in the fun!

Don’t forget Breakfast with Santa!

We still have some space available for Breakfast with Santa in the Lafayette Ballroom on Saturday, Nov. 24th. Call 706-884-6175 for reservations!

Pre-turkey Day Slobberknocker!

Join us at Legends Tavern for our Pre-Turkey Day Slobberknocker! Featuring three bands – Dead River Hollow Sky, Lights Out, and Be Kind Rewind – starting at 8:30 PM with a $5 cover charge – come enjoy the music and the evening!

BREAKFAST WITH SANTA

Come to the Lafayette Ballroom for a festive holiday Breakfast with Santa!  Two dates, Nov. 24 and Dec. 8., 2012.  8:00 AM – 10:00 AM.  $12 for adults, $8 for children under 12.  Enjoy pancakes, sausage, muffin, and beverage and have your picture made with the Jolly Old Elf as well as a holiday craft activity.  (Extra charge for photos)  Call 706-884-6175 for advance reservations.

Legends Tavern hosts the Barstool Prophets Band!

Friday night, Oct. 26th and Saturday night, Oct. 27th – The Barstool Prophets Band plays Legends Teavern.  $5.00 cover charge – southern rock and a little bit of everything else.  See you at Legends!

Halloween Party in Legends Tavern!

Join us in Legends Tavern next Saturday night, October 27th for the Annual Halloween Costume Party!  $5.00 cover charge, 8:00 PM – midnight (or there abouts!)

Smith Wedding this weekend!

Looking forward to a gorgeous courtyard wedding on Saturday!  All new fall plantings in the courtyard garden – it’s PERFECT for Anne & Michael’s wedding.  Come and see the garden – maybe it’s the perfect spot for your wedding as well.  Booking now for next spring and summer!  Call 706-884-6175 for info on booking the Courtyard Garden.

We had a fabulous weekend with LaGrange College alumni!

Go, Panthers – congratulations on your first victory!  Let’s do it again next year!

Welcome, LC Alumni for Homecoming 2012

LC Alumni and friends, join us at The Lafayette Ballroom this Friday, October 5th  and Saturday, October 6th, starting at 8:00 PM to enjoy The Reasons Why as you meet and greet your classmates and friends.    The Legends Tavern will be open and there will be a bar in the Ballroom as well.   Cover charge of $10 per person at the door.   Go, Panthers!

LaGrange College Homecoming October 5 – 7, 2012

We have had the pleasure of working with the alumni of LaGrange College for many  years.  And, in the most recent 5 years, we have had the distinct pleasure of hosting some major events over the weekend, including alumni meet and greets, weekend band parties, luncheons and dinners…All for the very special alumni of LaGrange College.  We welcome and look forward to our alumni gatherings each year and this year is no different.

 

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The Lafayette Ballroom

Weddings, Events, Corporate Events and Catering
1513 Lafayette Parkway
LaGrange, GA 30240