Forge Valley Event Center Indoor Weddings and Receptions
- Full dinner seating for up to 200
- Up to 428 seated
- Up to 600 standing room only
Overlooking scenic Lyday Lake with the Blue Ridge Mountains in the background,
our newly remodeled Event Center can provide full dinner seating for up
to 200. This includes tables for your guests, buffet, beverages and cake.
We can accommodate up to 428 seated and up to 600 guests, standing room only.
This still leaves space for your dance floor and platform to serve as a stage.
There is plenty of room for all of your guests to be comfortable at Forge Valley Event Center. Hold your Outdoor Wedding Ceremony overlooking scenic Lyday Lake and the Blue Ridge Mountains. Follow with an elegant reception in our Event Center, just a few steps away. Whether you hold your event indoors, outdoors or both, there is no limit to the number of guests you can include on your special day.
We have a new state-of-the-art catering kitchen with plenty of counter space, restaurant-style stoves, ovens, microwaves, sinks, refrigerators and freezer, island prep area and ice machine. There are no restrictions. Bring your own caterer or our on-staff event planner can recommend caterers from our Preferred Caterer List. Many local caterers offer all-inclusive services. You will really appreciate the kitchen if you do-it-yourself with help from friends or family.
We have a private dressing area for bridal parties. The bridal party’s dressing room has 5 mirrored dressing areas, make-up tables and comfortable armchairs to relax in. This is a private custom designed lounge with salon amenities.
The large level parking lot right in front of the event center and overflow parking can accommodate all of your guests. Both lots are paved, level and well-lighted.
- Large customizable indoor/outdoor staging platform
- Large customizable indoor/outdoor dance floor
- State-of-the-art sound and amplification equipment
- Dedicated outlets for DJ or Band speakers and amplification equipment
- Installed concealed speakers provide full concert-quality sound
- State-of-the-art professional ceiling-installed video projector with remote control
- Built in 8’ x 16’ video screen
- Multi-zone lighting control system selectively controls light levels
- Dimmable lighting and chandeliers
- Elegant interior decor can be customized to reflect your personal style
- Private custom-designed lounge dressing area with salon amenities for bridal parties
- Green Room, Sound Room, Dressing Rooms
- New state-of-the-art catering kitchen
- Large easy-to-use gas grill available for deck area
- Ample new restroom facilities and lounge
- Concession / Refreshment Stand and drinking fountains
- Three double door entrances, private kitchen catering entrance
- High efficiency heating and air conditioning provides optimal indoor air quality
- Continual temperature and humidity control, ventilation and air cleaning
- Outdoor covered porch and deck separate as optional smoking area
- Two large level parking lots are paved, lighted and close to the building
- For very large events, nearby paved parking is available, with shuttle service to transport your guests to your event
- Drop-off zone and waiting zone for limousines
- Level paved parking close to entrance with dedicated handicapped parking spaces
- Two entrance ramps
- Doors are wide enough to easily accommodate a wheelchair
- Accessible Restrooms
- One level
- Smooth floors
Forge Valley Event Center FAQ Frequently Asked Questions
- What kind of sound amplification equipment is available?
- Are there restrictions with the music?
- Is parking ample and close to the facility?
- Are restroom facilities adequate?
- Does the facility have adequate air conditioning? Adequate heating?
- Are there restrictions on decorations, flowers or candles?
- Is there a cleaning deposit?
- What is the cancellation policy?
Planning an event?
It is never too early to contact us about a date. Complete the Event Proposal Request and we will review your information and and respond quickly with recommendations and pricing.
Ready to reserve your date?
Complete the Event Date Reservation Request to reserve your dates at Forge Valley Event Center.