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FAQ

HOW DO I BOOK MY WEDDING/EVENT AT THE IMPERIAL BALLROOMS?

You may reserve your wedding date/special event 24 months in advance. A deposit and signed contract must be received by The Imperial staff in order for your date to be confirmed. We do request a 25% event deposit at the time of signing the contract.

WHAT DOES OUR ALL-INCLUSIVE WEDDING/EVENT SPACE ENTAIL?

Reliable and direct parking, 215 beautifully appointed Holiday Inn guest rooms, an indoor saline swimming pool and fitness center overlooking Lancaster’s Ewell Square and Binn’s Park, The Imperial Restaurant, gorgeous event space for weddings and other special events.

IS THERE A SITE RENTAL FEE?

We do not charge you to use our beautiful spaces. We do ask that you meet a food and/or beverage catering minimum with our all-inclusive packages. The minimums are represented on the number of guests in each space.

WHEN ARE THE FINAL GUEST COUNT AND ENTRÉE SELECTIONS (SERVED DINNER) DUE TO THE VENUE?

14 days prior to your wedding/special event date. We will provide you with an updated Statement of Account for payment to be taken care of prior to your big day.

DO YOU HAVE SPACE TO ACCOMMODATE REHEARSAL DINNERS, WEDDING BRUNCHES/LUNCHES, SHOWERS, ETC?

Absolutely! We have many different spaces to comfortably accommodate groups of all sizes. We are happy to share our packages and open to creating customized packages for you.

ARE THERE ONSITE ACCOMMODATIONS?

Yes, 215 brand new Holiday Inn guest rooms! We also have an indoor saline swimming pool and fitness center for you and your guests to enjoy. We offer special pricing for groups with 10 or more guest rooms reserved.

MAY I BRING IN MY OWN CATERING FOR FOOD AND/OR BEVERAGE?

We do not permit outside food or beverage. All food and beverage must be provided through The Imperial Ballrooms at the Holiday Inn Lancaster. We do have a liquor license in all of our venues. We are happy to create customized food and/or beverage menus to meet your needs.

CAN OUR WEDDING CEREMONY BE HELD ONSITE?

Yes, we do have multiple spaces on-site to host your ceremony. Reach out to our Director of Weddings and Catering for details.

DO YOU OFFER A LIST OF PHOTOGRAPHERS, DJS, BAKERS, ETC.?

Yes, we work with a list of recommended wedding vendors. We do ask that you choose vendors from our approved list. We are happy to provide you with a copy of our preferred vendors.

WHEN DO WE MEET WITH YOUR ONSITE EVENT COORDINATOR TO PLAN OUR EVENT?

We are available to meet with you at any time, please reach out to schedule a time. At the 90-day mark, we will schedule a meeting to solidify further details. We do suggest if a day-of wedding coordinator has been hired that they attend this meeting. We will cover all of the venue details during this meeting.

DO YOU OFFER TASTINGS FOR THE WEDDING COUPLE?

Yes! We would love to share this experience with you prior to your wedding. More information can be provided to you. Please see your coordinator for details.

DO YOU PROVIDE A/V RENTALS ON-SITE?

Yes. All of our on-site A/V is provided by and managed by Shumaker PTD, a full-service special-event production company based in Lancaster, PA, founded in 2003.

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Dakota

DAKOTA RIDINGER

DIRECTOR OF WEDDINGS
& CATERING SERVICES
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