Located in Lake City, Florida, The Blanche is a stunning historic wedding venue. After an extensive renovation, this 100-year-old property has been restored to its former glory and offers a multi-use space for the surrounding community. Here, your and your guests can enjoy the elegant event spaces and luxurious accommodations offered by this venue.
Facilities and Capacity
The Blanche offers both indoor and outdoor event spaces that can host a variety of wedding occasions of up to 400 guests. Here, you and your beloved can set your ceremony in the open air, surrounded by your nearest and dearest. For an indoor ceremony, the upstairs event space offers a bright and airy setting to say “I do”. Here, chandelier lighting and hardwood flooring create an elegant aesthetic. Natural light pours in from the large picture window, illuminating events held within. Afterward, guests can retire to the sophisticated lobby space, where cocktail tables can be laid out to facilitate a relaxed cocktail hour. While guests sip champagne and mingle, the newlyweds can take advantage of the delightful surroundings for their wedding photography. For your reception, the main Ballroom offers a charming ambiance for special celebrations. Oversized windows and stunning chandeliers offer an abundance of light within this room. Exposed brick walls and warm wood flooring create a cozy atmosphere. Wall-mounted flat-screen TVs can be used to display a slideshow of the happy couple during the reception. Get-ready rooms are also available here to allow the wedding party to prepare in comfort and style.
The Blanche provides 14 fully furnished guest apartments for your wedding attendees to utilize for an overnight stay. Guests can choose from an array of room layouts, each offering chic and luxurious furnishings. During its storied past, these rooms have hosted notable figures such as Al Capone and Johnny Cash. Now, you and your wedding guests can enjoy a dreamy stay in these plush accommodations on-site.
The events team at The Blanche is happy to provide a range of services and event rentals to enhance your day. Tables, chairs, and linens are supplied on-site for your convenience, along with setup and cleanup of your occasion. You are welcome to source outside vendors to serve your special day here. Parking is also provided on the property to facilitate ease of access for guests.
9 Reviews for The Blanche
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Dawn G. · Married on 06/05/2021
Absolute Fairytale Wedding!
If you want the wedding of your dreams then you should book The Blanche. Emily was wonderful to work with. Our daughters wedding was everything she dreamed it would be in the beautiful venue. If you want your wedding to be elegant and everything you dreamed then you must check them out! You won’t look anywhere else! You will be blown away !Sent on 06/07/2021
Heather S. · Married on 04/17/2021
The most elegant space
Emily was readily available at anytime throughout us booking our wedding, and afterwards for any questions or concerns. The venue was not only absolutely beautiful, but there was so much space offered. The groom and bridal suites were perfect and Having access to the kitchen was a huge help also. I definitely recommend this elegant location for your event!!!Sent on 04/25/2021
Glen R. · Married on 04/10/2021
Amazing Historic Venue and incredible Staff
Amazing Venue and incredible Staff ! We put together our wedding in 2.5 weeks and could never have pulled it off without the incredible people at The Blanche !Sent on 04/21/2021