Formerly the Alcazar Hotel, the Lightner Museum continues the tradition of providing unique spaces for special events. The former Pool and Mezzanine can accommodate sit-down dinners, receptions, dancing, and a variety of entertainment for up to 400 guests. A spacious outdoor terrace, weather permitting, can be used for additional seating. The Grand Ballroom Gallery is suitable for cocktails or passed hors d’oeuvres for 400. For up to 250 guests, the front lobby is perfect for a ceremony and light reception. The carefully restored library and board room provide a quiet, elegant spot for an intimate dinner or special celebration.
For an incomparable experience in a world-class setting that is listed on the Register of Historic Places and has hosted celebrations for 125 years, consider the Lightner Museum for your special event.
The Grand Lobby, with its exquisite crystal chandeliers and natural light streaming in from three beautifully manicured courtyards, is the perfect venue for pre-reception cocktails or wedding ceremonies for up to 200 guests.
Supported Layouts and Capacities
Historic Pool, Mezzanine, and Outdoor Terrace
Maximum Capacity: 400 Ballroom
Historic Pool, Mezzanine, and Outdoor Terrace
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Ballroom | Maximum Capacity: 400
The Historic Pool and Mezzanine, with a lofty three-story ceiling and majestic twin staircases, provide ample space for wedding ceremonies, dining, and entertainment for up to 400 guests.
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The Lightner Museum's Historic Pool, Mezzanine, and Outdoor Terrace is the ideal location for wedding for up to 400 guests. The Grand Lobby and beautifully manicured outdoor courtyards provide a more intimate setting for up to 250 guests.
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Less than 1 mile
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Looking for a place to hold your corporate event? We can accommodate these also.
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Our rental store division, Elegant Linen & Party Rentals, rents tablecloths, chair covers, centerpieces, and other table decorations needed to dress up an event.
Mr. C The Christian Clown is the exclusive entertainer for The Party Place. His services include balloon characters, face painting, comedy magic and he is the conductor for our two trackless trains for children parties. Call us today to view our venue or to schedule Mr. C for your next event.
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Signature touches and timeless elegance make this a special home for wedding ceremonies/receptions and milestone occasions where choices range from tux and tails formal to barefoot and sand casual.
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Parties sized from 20 to 200 guests are exceptionally accommodated.
Your search ends with us ~ We look forward to meeting you & making your special event dreams your reality as we say YES, to you!
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and entertainment to ensure your special day is truly memorable.
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