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Iola Lakeside Events

Dade City, FL View map Visit website
Rating 5.0 out of 5
15 reviews
$2k - $3k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

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$2k - $3k For 100 Guests
Up to 150 guests

Iola Lakeside Events is a stunning wedding venue in Dade City, Florida. Offering five acres of scenic waterfront property, couples who go to Iola Lakeside Events will undoubtedly be blown away by the natural beauty the landscape has to offer. The owners, Sara and Cristi Johnson, and their helpful staff can help you create the wedding of your dreams. Sara and Cristi are sister-in-laws and were also married under the oaks along the shores of Lake Iola, and they can't wait to help you create a dream wedding of your own.

Facilities & Capacity
Iola Lakeside Events offers couples stunning indoor and outdoor spaces which can host up to 200 guests. With a style that is elegant, romantic, and country-chic, this venue space can be decorated to fit the taste of nearly any couple.

Services Offered
Iola Lakeside Events is the perfect choice for bridal showers, elopements, receptions, ceremonies, engagement parties, and rehearsal dinners. As well as event rentals, Sara and Cristi provide the following services:

  • Liability insurance
  • Pet-friendly grounds
  • Outside vendors
  • Set up
  • Clean up
  • Parking
  • Wheelchair access
  • Woman-owned

Frequently Asked Questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

Yes

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during peak season?

$2,612

What is the starting site fee for wedding receptions during off-peak season?

$2,008

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

Yes

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Chairs
China
Clean Up
Event Planning
Flatware
Glassware
Lighting/Sound
Linens
Parking
Set Up
Tables

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Cake Cutting
Server(s)

What is the starting price per person for bar service?

$10

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

150

What is the minimum number of guests required to book your venue?

25

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Barn
Farm/Ranch
Garden
Religious
Waterfront

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Covered Outdoor
Uncovered Outdoor
Scenic Views

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Elopements
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

All Inclusive Packages
Bar Services
Cake
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Liability Insurance
Lighting / Sound
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Set Up

What catering services do you offer?

Buffet
Cocktail Reception
Hors d'oeuvres
Server(s)
Stations
Tastings

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Outside Alcohol
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What event items are available?

Altar/Arch
Centerpieces
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Furniture
Lighting
Photo booth
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
China
Flatware
Glassware
Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

February
March
April
May
October
November
December

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
June
July
August
September

15 Reviews

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Rated
5.0
out of 5.0
Recommended by 100% of couples
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54 User photos

  • Alyssa
    Alyssa N. Married on 03/12/2022
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    Can't speak more highly!!

    Working with Sara and Cristi was definitely one of the highlights of our wedding! They are such great people to work with! Not to mention that the venue is gorgeous! They will really go above and beyond to make sure the day is beyond perfect. Couldn't recommend this venue enough!
  • Christy
    Christy B. Married on 02/12/2022
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    Stunning location

    Everything about my wedding was perfect. Cristi Johnson really blew me away with the whole day. The location is breathtaking and I couldn’t have dreamed of a more beautiful wedding space.

Awards

  • 15
  • WeddingWire Couples' Choice Awards 2020 Winner

Map

16498 Brigham Rd Dade City, FL, 33523
3528078771
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Iola Lakeside Events frequently asked questions

What items and services are included in the starting site fee at Iola Lakeside Events?

Iola Lakeside Events includes the following items and services for wedding events in its starting site fee:
  • Chairs
  • China
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planning
  • Flatware
  • Glassware
  • Lighting/Sound
  • Linens
  • Parking
  • Set Up
  • Tables

At Iola Lakeside Events, what items and services related to wedding catering are included in the cost?

Iola Lakeside Events includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Cake Cutting
  • Server(s)

At Iola Lakeside Events, what does the bar service starting price include?

The bar service starting price at Iola Lakeside Events includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Beer
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink
  • Specialty Beer
  • Specialty Wine

What are the most important characteristics of Iola Lakeside Events in terms of venue type, style and location?

The space offered by Iola Lakeside Events for wedding events is known for:
  • Barn
  • Farm/Ranch
  • Garden
  • Religious
  • Waterfront

What kind of indoor/outdoor options are available at Iola Lakeside Events for wedding events?

Iola Lakeside Events offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Covered Outdoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
  • Scenic Views

What kind of wedding events does Iola Lakeside Events offer?

Iola Lakeside Events offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Elopements
  • Rehearsal Dinner

What services does Iola Lakeside Events offer for wedding events?

Iola Lakeside Events offers the following services for wedding events:
  • All Inclusive Packages
  • Bar Services
  • Cake
  • Catering Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Event Rentals
  • Get Ready Rooms
  • Liability Insurance
  • Lighting / Sound
  • Outside Vendors
  • Pet Friendly
  • Set Up

What furniture and decorations does Iola Lakeside Events have available for wedding events?

Iola Lakeside Events offers the following furniture and decor items for weddings:
  • Altar/Arch
  • Centerpieces
  • Chairs
  • Dance Floor
  • Decor
  • Drapery
  • Furniture
  • Lighting
  • Photo booth
  • Tables

What percentage of users recommend Iola Lakeside Events and which are the most valued aspects of their wedding services?

Iola Lakeside Events is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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