Private Events

Simple Country Charm

Lilydale is the perfect place to host a musical event, corporate meeting, company picnic, community dance, non-profit fundraiser, family or class reunion, graduation party, or memorial service. If you are looking for a warm and welcoming space for your next event, you have come to the right place. Step into our comfortable and versatile facility knowing your guests will always feel welcome in the Main Hall, Foyer and Parlor, Veranda and Terrace, and lovely gardens and grounds. We will strive to accommodate your every need.

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Details & Options

the venue

Your reservation may provide exclusive use of the entire Lilydale facility, including both indoor and outdoor spaces.

  • 10,000+ square foot facility
  • Accommodates groups of 30-500+
  • Access to a private suite and lounge
  • Climate controlled comfort year round
  • Ambient and controlled lighting

the perks

The following options are available for facility rentals.

  • 60" round reception tables and chairs, including basic white tablecloths and napkins
  • Use of outdoor event sites
  • On-site supervisor and staff for the day of event
  • Set up and arrangement of tables and chairs prior to the event
  • Bartending staff
  • Post-event cleaning

licensed kitchen

Whether providing a sampling of hors-d'oeuvres or a five-course dinner, caterers will appreciate the spacious kitchen area, which includes:

  • Walk-in refrigeration
  • Freezers
  • 3-compartment sink
  • Ice machine
  • Automatic commercial dishwasher

the main hall

This spacious central space is perfect for dancing, large dinners, and receptions.

  • Hardwood dance floor
  • 5,000+ square foot event space 4
  • PA system with wireless handheld microphone for speeches and announcements

the parlor

Adjacent to the foyer, the parlor is the perfect space for smaller gatherings or provides a more secluded space during large events.

  • Grand piano
  • Full-service bar

the grounds

  • Parking spaces available for 160+ cars
  • Grassy overflow parking
  • Lawn games

Pricing & Policies for Private Events

We carefully consider each event and plan for it uniquely. Fees and amenities will be determined on a case-by-case basis, depending upon the needs of the client. Contact us today for more information.

Use of building for day(s) of rental includes all public rooms including the Parlor, Foyer, Main Hall, Bridal Suite, and Groom's Lounge.

Standard facility hours are:

  • Friday & Saturday 9:00 AM - Midnight
  • Sunday through Thursday 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Licensed bartenders will be staffed for each event as needed.

All alcoholic beverages will be purchased through Lilydale.

We encourage responsible consumption of alcoholic beverages at all events.

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Additional Amenities

To complement the basic space rental, guests at Lilydale have the opportunity to rent additional amenities. These extra amenities will be available to guests on an à la carte basis, depending on their specific needs. The following list briefly describes the optional venue rentals provided at an additional charge.

upgrade of linens

The standard rentals provide white linen tablecloths and napkins. Additional color and fabric options are available, or a client may rent linens from a local rental company.

upgraded dinnerware

Non-disposable tableware is available (glassware, flatware, dinnerware).

outdoor audio system

If a PA system for the outdoor ceremony is needed and not provided by an outside professional such as a DJ, an outdoor PA system is available for rent from Lilydale. All set up and take down of this system would be included in the up-charge.

additional seating

Additional banquet and ceremony chairs over the 300 provided are available for up to 500 guests .

lighting options

Supplementary lighting options are available upon request.

floral services

Elegant floral and greenery decorating options are available upon request.

choice of caterer

Lilydale allows the flexibility to hire a caterer of your choice. Whether you prefer submarine sandwiches or an elegant 5-course dinner, you choose the menu for your special event.

licensed kitchen

The spacious kitchen area includes walk-in refrigeration, freezers, a 3-compartment sink, ice machine, and an automatic commercial dishwasher.

entire meal preparation

Options for a caterer to prepare the entire meal on-site in the licensed commercial kitchen are available.

beverage service

Beverages for the event, outside of what is provided by the hired caterer, will be purchased through Lilydale. Soda, coffee, tea, lemonade, etc. will be sold as individual servings or purchased in bulk quantities.

additional staff

If a client or caterer is in need of additional help Lilydale staff members are available to assist with decorating, set up, and supplementary service during an event. The scheduling of additional staff will be determined prior to the event and based on specific needs. Additional bar staff over and above the included 16 hours will be scheduled as needs and guest counts require, to be paid by the client.