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Mambo Room Cultural Event Center

Norfolk, VA View map Visit website
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Up to 500 guests

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Up to 500 guests

The Crystal Ballroom at the Mambo Room Cultural Event Center offers a unique setting for weddings in Norfolk, Virginia. This modern event venue offers elegant decor with a fun, upbeat vibe. Love has no restrictions and neither does the Mambo Room. All are welcome.

Basic reception packages are available for the DIY couple, and they also offer inclusive packages for couples looking to save time and stress. Packages include beautiful features such as uplights, ceiling drapery, Chiavari chairs, round tables, dance floor, crystal chandeliers and a 13ft crystal studden wall. Ultimate packages also offer catering, DJ and bar services.

Facilities and Capacity
This venue is a hidden treasure in Coastal Virginia, ready to accommodate up to 150 of your nearest and dearest. The Crystal Ballroom is an elegant yet distinctive indoor space that maintains the so familiar Mambo Room charm. The space is open with fossilized bamboo floors and plenty of natural light to make you and your loved ones feel right at home. This venue features on-site parking and is wheelchair accessible. Amenities include:

  • Crystal Wall
  • Crystal Chandeliers
  • Ceiling Drapery
  • Specialty Uplighting
  • Party Laser Lights
  • Large Dance Floor
  • Round Tables
  • Chiavari Chairs
  • Sound System
  • Dressing Suites
  • Prep Kitchen


Services Offered
Host all of your wedding festivities in this space. Whether you’re celebrating your engagement party, bridal shower, rehearsal dinner, ceremony or reception. Elopements are also welcome in the Crystal Ballroom. Their friendly staff of event professionals will be on hand to help with setup and clean up on the big day. This venue is pet friendly for those looking to include their furry friends in their special day. In addition to welcoming outside vendors, they inlcude many services in the packages. Services include:

  • DJs
  • Catering
  • Open Bar or Cash Bar
  • Bartender and Security
  • Dance Choreography
  • Dance Lessons
  • Professional Dance Performances
  • Table & Chair Placement / Set-up, Breakdown
  • 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?

$5,595

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

$5,595

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

Yes

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

$2,500

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

$2,500

Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

Bridal Suite
Chairs
Clean Up
Event Planning
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?

$12

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

Bartender(s)
House Beer
House Wine
Open Bar

What is the maximum capacity of your venue?

500

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

10

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

2

Describe your venue:

Ballroom
Banquet Hall
Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor

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?

Bar Services
Catering Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Event Rentals
Get Ready Rooms
Outside Vendors
Pet Friendly
Wifi

What catering services do you offer?

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

What bar services do you provide?

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

What event items are available?

Audio Equipment
Chairs
Dance Floor
Decor
Drapery
Lighting
Tables

What food and beverage items are available?

Linens

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access

What months are included in your peak season?

April
May
June
July
September
October

What months are included in your off-peak season?

January
February
March
August
November
December
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    Absolutely an amazing experience!!!


    I could not thank the Mambo Room more. My next event will be here for sure. The staff was absolutely incredible. They made our special day peaceful, easy and go off without an issue insight. The price for everything was very reasonable after looking at other venues that charge you extra to bring in things like the chiavari chairs and drapery. At the last minute we didn't have flowers and The Mambo Room was able to get our flowers without any issues. We had a great time and had zero worries the day of the wedding. Mind you all of this was during COVID. I highly recommend this place and am excited for our next event there!
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    Amazing They Are!!!

    From start to finish it was amazing!! We decided to get married in 90 days. A change from the original plans and they were still phenomenal!! Everything they said they would do, they did. They stayed in contact with me and my husband. They coordinated with my wedding planner to a t!! The atmosphere was as if they were a part of the family. They filled in all the blanks. I don't ever plan on getting married again, but if I ever need an event hall, I will use the Mambo Room. The evening was magical, and the music...WOW!!

    Mambo Room Cultural Event Center's reply:

    Thank you so much for your kind review. We are so very happy to be a part of your very special day!
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    Mrs. F. Married on 09/12/2020
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    Last Minute Coordinator, Decorator, Director

    Coming into the planning phase of a wedding two weeks prior to the wedding date is beyond stressful but Kianda and her crew made it completely possible. She was extremely professional. She had to merge before covid contracts to the stipulations of our state's and city's guidelines. Where there were gaps, she not only shined light on them but went out of her way to seal ever gap from planning to decorating. She made my Daughter-in-Love wedding dreams come true. Noone knew the journey in which two weeks took us when they walked in and danced the night away. It was stunning!!!!! Thank you Kianda, our bartender, and Mambo Room for the wedding my son deserved and he and his WIFE will use as the New Beginning of their lives together.
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