Lafayette Grande

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About Lafayette Grande

Lafayette Grand is a historic wedding venue based in Pontiac, Michigan. This banquet facility serves as a unique, one-of-a-kind wedding venue that is Oakland County’s hidden gem. With a rich history, Lafayette Grand is a landmark in Downtown Pontiac that provides couples and guests with an atmosphere of historic grandeur for your wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity
Lafayette Grand offers a variety of banquet hall facilities that accommodate up to 500 guests. Located in a historic building, this beautiful venue features intricate craftsmanship and fine details that create an ambiance of grandeur and elegance for your event. Each ballroom and event space is unique and one-of-a-kind, featuring decor elements that transport you and your guests to the Roaring Twenties. The elegant Grande Ballroom accommodates up to 500, while the Crystal Ballroom accommodates up to 350. The Lafayette Room has a maximum capacity of 200, and also features a Wine Cellar which can provide a fun and exciting element to your wedding celebration. The Martini Lounge, accommodating up to 50 guests, provides a relaxed, speakeasy atmosphere for small and intimate parties.

Services Offered
This premier banquet facility specializes in creating elegant, stylish, and personalized weddings and events for couples in Michigan. Their wedding packages include excellent cuisine, bar services, and event rentals, and are crafted to suit each client’s individual wedding needs. The venue offers all-inclusive packages with catering and bar services, as well as a variety of other services including:

  • Clean up
  • Event planner
  • Event rentals
  • Get ready rooms
  • Liability insurance
  • Set up
  • Wifi

Cuisine
Lafayette Grand offers a variety of catering and bar services that can be personalized to suit each client’s individual taste preferences. Along with custom menu creation, they also provide food and beverage items such as barware, china, flatware, glassware, and linens with the use of their catering services. Bar services include your choice between cash bar, open bar, and limited bar, bartenders, champagne toast, house beer, wine, and liquor, and signature drinks. Catering services include:

  • Buffet
  • Cocktail reception
  • Dessert
  • Family style
  • Hors d'oeuvres
  • Outside cake
  • Plated
  • Server(s)
  • Stations
  • Tastings

History
The Lafayette Grande Banquet Facility was built in 1923 as the Masonic Temple Lodge No. 21. After years of inactivity, the neglected building was bought in 1997 and restored to its original grandeur. The Lafayette Grande now stands as a historic landmark in Downtown Pontiac.

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54 Reviews for Lafayette Grande

Recommended by 98% of couples


4.9 out of 5.0
  • Quality of service 4.8
  • Professionalism 4.9
  • Flexibility 5.0
  • Value 4.9
  • Average response time 4.9

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    Samantha Socia · Married on 07/20/2019

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    So happy we had our wedding here!

    We had our wedding here in The Grande Ballroom and are so happy with how everything turned out! They have tastings once a month where the bride and groom eat for free, so we were able to try a lot of their food before we decided on our final menu. On our wedding day the food was even better than any of the tastings we had been to. We picked the roasted beef and carved pork butt which were both delicious, but the vegetarian alfredo lasagna is one of the best dishes I have ever had and was a huge hit! All of the staff was super friendly and helpful the night of our wedding. The venue is family owned and they were all helpful during the entire process. We were also lucky and had the room free the Friday before so we were able to set up early which was super convenient. The room looked gorgeous the day of, and all of our guests loved everything! We were also able to bring our own cake in without an extra fee, which some venues we looked at did not allow. For anyone looking for a unique wedding venue I would highly recommend Lafayette Grande!

    Sent on 08/05/2019
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    Roland · Married on 06/15/2019

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    Everything went according to plan. We met less than 5 times to go over everything and with that small amount of meetings, all of our wants were met. The vendor was always willing to give us a discount on pricing as well which was a huge bonus. Also, the venue was beautiful, all of the guests complimented us on picking it out.

    Sent on 06/29/2019

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Lafayette Grande FAQ

  • Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue? No
  • Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue? Yes
  • Which of the following are included in starting site fee? Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables
  • Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering? Cake Cutting, Server(s)
  • Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service? Bartender(s), House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink
  • How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer? 4
  • Describe your venue: Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building
  • What kind of settings are available? Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor
  • Which of the following wedding events does your venue service? Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner
  • What event services do you offer? All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Set Up, Wifi
  • What catering services do you offer? Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings
  • What bar services do you provide? Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine
  • What event items are available? Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Lighting, Tables
  • What food and beverage items are available? Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens
  • What transportation and access is available? Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

Professional Network & Endorsements

2 Endorsements

  • Linda Radin Photography
    Linda Radin Photography Wedding Photographers

    Such a beautiful venue to have your wedding. I would highly recommend.

  • E.C. Campbell Photography
    E.C. Campbell Photography Wedding Photographers

    Not only is the Lafayette Grande gorgeous, but the staff is some of the greatest people I have ever known. They are friendly, hard working, and will make sure your wedding day or event is the one of the best days you will ever have. I reccomend them 100%. Schedule a visit, you will not be dissapointed!!

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  • 1 Lafayette Pontiac, MI, 48342 See on map
    248-793-9379 (Phone number)

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