179 Reviews for Gala Events Facility
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Me and my husband got married here on Labor Day, a very busy weekend for them, and could not be happier with the experience that we had. Kathi was absolutely wonderful and very helpful throughout the whole planning process. She also coordinated the day of and made sure everything ran smoothly and on time (which can be difficult as my family is typically late for everything). Even with a slight miscommunication of the rehearsal time a couple days before she was very accommodating. I would definitely recommend this place to anyone who wants an intimate wedding and isn't a fan of the very typical hotel ballroom weddings. Throughout the entire night she checked on us to see if there was anything we needed and made sure we had time to sit and eat. Absolutely amazing venue, definitely 5 stars!
Gala Event Facility is the absolute best! I give Gala Facility top ratings because of the impeccable service we received. Kathi is the coordinator for Gala. She is positive, professional, prompt and proactive towards our needs for our special day. Kathi is always on time, she listened to our request and advised accordingly. Kathi’s coordination style is simple and left my fiancé and I worry free. We communicated our vision and she delivered. Kathi’s vendors are superb. There selections for reception meals were great. We opted for catering from the Savory Plate. I loved the presentation and professionalism displayed by the chef and staff. The food is flavorful and filling. The bakery Confection Perfection is simply amazing. There were various cake options to select from. My only complaint is that all of the cake options were so delicious, it was a challenge to select the flavor of our wedding cake. Our wedding reception was phenomenal! I couldn’t ask for anything better. Kathi was attentive to my needs and made sure my husband and I were we’ll taken care of from beginning to the end. I received positive feedback from all of my guest about food, music and service. Gala is and forever will be in my call log for any event that I have. Thank you Kathi for making our day special and worry free.
Kathi was so wonderful to work with. She was always willing to help and answer any questions I had. She made sure the wedding stayed on schedule and reminded me to eat!! I would definitely choose this venue again. Thank you so much Kathi and staff for making my wedding so beautiful!!
Cannot say enough good things about this venue and working with Kathi. She made sure every detail during the reception was taken care of and my husband and i were able to truly enjoy being at the reception without having to worry about anything!! Kathi was cooperative from the very beginning that we came to look at the venue. Would recommend this venue to anyone!
We had our wedding on Saturday December 30 2017. The plans for it began about 4-5 months before that. The process was seamless and Kathi Bland, the event coordinator, communicated with us along the way. We had a wonderful ceremony outside, at the Gazebo, and afterwards had a reception there inside. We would highly recommend this facility for any special event you may have.
Very Helpful! We didn’t have certain things like a cake knife and they were kind enough to provide it as well as other things!
Great location for a party! Couldn't have been more pleased. Highly recommend.
Kathy was so professional and had some great ideas on how to make the event really pop. Being a fraction of the price of a hotel ballroom, we also saved money by bringing in our own alcohol.
1. The ceiling fabric covers a gold ceiling. The gold color really determines if you should get the fabric or not.
2. YES! to uplighting! It really increased the ambiance of the event.
3. Photo Bus - Yes if its a photo bus type of event. This is one of the nicest photo busses I've walked inside and a great value. This was also our guests "take home" gift.
4. Fabric on the wall. I didn't get this since the wall was obstructed by the DJ, MC and dancers.
5. Spandex chair covers - The chairs are navy and a goldish brass. This didn't fit in our color scheme so we opted for the chair covers. they were comfortable and no one tripped on them (always one of my worries).
6. Wine and water glasses - The venue charges for wine/water glasses. It's not much $ and adds to the look when you first walk into the space.
7. The back seating area. There is a corner bench on a long wall in the back. I put fluffy pillow from five and below on the bench and put cute helium balloons in the recessed ceiling. I wanted to hang a LED curtain ($15/Amazon) but never got around to it.
8. Outside Patio - there is an outside patio that is great in the warmer weather or perfect in the colder weather if you have heat lamps.
9. Bar - Hire the bartender - it classes up the whole event.
10 - Soda package - there's also an iced tea/lemonade package for a bit less. You can bring in your own soda. Does it save money? Who knows. But since I had lots of soda left over from a previous event, it worked for us.
I expected there to be lots of issues, there always are with event. But, there weren't. The staff is so professional and have done this so many times, it works like a well oiled machine. Although I know I'm one of their many events, Kathy made me feel like I was the only one.
I would highly recommend Gala Events Facility. They went above and beyond to make sure my needs were met for my special day. It is a beautiful site for a wedding.
The space has lots of flexibility inside and out! Kathi is great to work with. She was extremely flexible when meeting with me and my vendors. Since she has a lot of experience with a variety of events, she offered great suggestions regarding ways to use the space.
Kathi Bland was Gala Event's primary contact for our daughter's wedding reception. Absolute professionalism from our first facility visit until the happy couple left the venue for their honeymoon. Kathi was very detailed through the planning phase and clearly outlined our choices for catering, facility decoration and the overall staffing/setup package. Excellent communications - all questions leading to the event were quickly answered. Just a note: we chose The Savory Plate as our caterer - outstanding food, presentation and service! Throughout the reception, Kathi seamlessly coordinated food/drink service and staff. At the end of the day, Kathi and Gala Events Facility handled all details beautifully, which allowed our family and guests free to thoroughly enjoy our daughter's big day. We just had fun!
We really had an exceptional experience with the gala event facility for our wedding. Kathi really catered to our exact desires and needs throughout the whole process. When you are choosing your wedding venue you really have to take in account a lot of different things and Kathi makes it very easy to decide who you want for your special day our entire process was so smooth and so easy due to all of her help and I couldn't be more thankful. Once we learned we could bring our dog with us on our wedding day to the venue and the reception we were completely sold because, of course, he is a part of our family. Even further than that I was able to be in as much or as little contact as I wanted with Kathi throughout the whole process which was very comforting as a bride to be. The venue is gorgeous with many different areas for beautiful photos and I really enjoyed how customizable everything was thanks to Kathi and the staff at The Gala. We were able to choose our own colors and bring any items with us that we wanted as well as utilize the items that were available for us through Kathi and The Gala. I couldn't be more pleased with our experience and if I had to do it all over again I would choose The Gala over and over. I wouldn't limit this venue to only a wedding venue though it's beautiful and a fun atmosphere even for parties such as sweet 16s or over the hill parties I would even love to do a family reunion here again because that's what our wedding felt like and I am so thankful that we were able to experience such a incredibly beautiful day with all of our loved ones and to have such a great coordinator and venue to host us five stars out of five from us, absolutely I recommend this venue. We were able to have our rehearsal at the venue the night before our wedding which made for a smooth transition process into the morning of our wedding. I loved every aspect of our wedding experience and reccomend The Gala for a beautiful, personalized experience.
Gala Events is a sweet and quaint venue we loved it bc we didn’t want to have a huge wedding. Kathi was great to work with and very patient and understanding! She made my night super special thank you Kathi!!!
We had our 25th high school reunion at Gala and my classmates couldn't stop talking about how pretty the venue was! It was spacious, beautiful lighting, excellent caterer suggested by the venue and Kathi was so helpful keeping me on track for taste testing/ picking out venue options. The staff were so nice and helpful which made all the stress go away the night of the event! I would definitely come back here for future events!
Just got married here and it was amazing! Kathi is wonderful and helped every step of the way. She was always kind and attentive. The wedding day went smoothly and I never had to worry about anything. The venue is simple and beautiful, just what I needed. My only issue is with the dj company they use who were difficult to communicate with and didn't seem to care at all. Overall we loved the Gala and Kathi makes your day really special!
I absolutely love kathi she worked with me every step of the way. She truly made my day special. Kathi was their with encouraging words even I was about to freak out. She bonded with my family and they love her as well. She handled everything on a timely manner and the day was beyond beautiful.
I was very happy I found the Gala. The place was perfect for a small affair. The outdoor ceremony area is very pretty! I can't say enough good things about Kathi the coordinator- what a wonderful help she was putting together my daughter's wedding in 2 1/2 months!!!!
She helped things run smoothly from planning all the way through to end of the wedding. Everyone had a great time!
Kathi from the gala was amazing. She helped with every detail down to making sure I had water and a glass of wine to calm my nerves the day of. She's incredibly great at making the brides big day absolutely memorable. The venue was decorated beautifully with mostly their decor. I couldn't be happier. Our day was very joyful, beautiful and out of this world fun. Kathi and her vendors definitely know how to make a beautiful wedding come true. Thanks Kathi I'll forever be greatful
This is our 2nd time using Gala and we're just as pleased as the 1st time. Kathi is so helpful and accommodating. The facility is beautiful, clean, and we'll kept. We used both indoors and out and everything was excellent. I definitely recommend this spot for any special event!!
I was looking at some photographs taken at our wedding and the day was absolutely perfect. From the initial meeting to view the Gala to the actual event Kathi did an amazing job transforming the Gala into exactly what we were looking for. Kathi did a fantastic job assisting us with suggestions, keeping up with any changes made and wrangling in everyone when needed. Thank you again for your outstanding efforts prior to and during as we celebrated our special day with families and friends. It was a truly memorable weekend for all of us. Our family and friends thoroughly enjoyed the beautiful setting, delicious food and the great service that you and your team provided. We received the glowing feedback from our guests and we couldn't be happier.
I would highly recommend The Gala to everyone! Kathi is amazing! She helped me plan my son's bar mitzvah and it was perfect. I did not have to worry about a thing and I would not have changed a thing. If you want an intimate, private, beautiful event, this is your place!
Gala was a great experience for my family. They were very helpful and open minded about making my ideals come to life. I would recommend this event hall to everyone!!@
Kathi and her team were great throughout the entire planning process. The venue was very intimate and my guest enjoyed every moment. The Dj with LimeLite Atlanta kept everyone on the dance floor and the food by Elite Catering was awesome. Our cake was provided by confection perfection which is the vendor suggested by Gala and the cakes were amazing. Thank you to everyone involved. My husband and I were very pleased with the day. If you are looking for a great value not too far from the city, this is the perfect place. Thanks Gala!!!
Everything was great! From the taste testings to the ceremony date.....no issues!...Awesome facility & Awesome catering service.
We loved everything about Gala, and you can't get any better than Kathi. She was extremely flexible, and our special day couldn't have gone any more perfect. The venue is in a wooded setting which is absolutely gorgeous. You can't get a better value or service than Gala Events Facility.