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Our Amenities & Accommodations

Hold your outdoor wedding or other event overlooking scenic Lyday Lake and the Blue Ridge Mountains! With our comfortable, rustic, elegant 5,000 square foot event center just steps away, you and your guests can enjoy the elements or relax indoors in comfort and style!

The Perfect VENUE

Forge Valley Event Center Features

From a capable catering kitchen to elegant bathroom amenities, our event center features luxury rustic style that meets your needs on your special day. The Bridal Suite Dressing Room Lounge contains a private dressing area for the bride and her party; it’s a special place for new beginnings! Ample parking is provided close to the entrance with dedicated handicapped parking spaces, with overflow parking areas available. An outdoor covered porch and deck provides a protected area, and all doors are wide enough to easily accommodate a wheelchair. We even boast an indoor/outdoor portable staging platform with 12 large 4’x4′ sections for easy customizable configuration. Enjoy our tastefully-decorated interiors along with our sweeping exterior views. Accessorize as you like to express your personal style and make your day yours!

The Perfect Escape

The Forge Valley Cottage

  • Living Room with Queen-sized sleeper sofa and one twin sleeper sofa
  • Fully-equipped kitchen
  • Upper-level Queen bedroom
  • Large upper porch with amazing lake and mountain view (great for rehearsal dinners!)
  • Lower-level Master bedroom with one queen pull-out sofa
  • Mini bar
  • Lower level Master bath with large jacuzzi tub
This split-level cottage is the perfect place for the bride and groom to either: escape after the festivities, hang out the night before for a fun night with the bridesmaids/groomsman or simply for out of town guests. Our cottage is equipped with two queen size bedrooms, two queen size sleeper sofas and one twin size sleeper sofa for a sleeping capacity of nine. The upper level houses the full kitchen, full bath, one queen bedroom and living room. The lower level houses the master bedroom, mini bar, master bath with large Jacuzzi tub and the washer and dryer. The large upper porch area is a great place for small rehearsal dinners with a great view of Lyday Lake. Add the Forge Valley Cottage to any package!

Our Venue Has What You Need

Forge Valley Event Center prides itself on having amenities and accommodations to make any event a success. Whether you’re planning an indoor or outdoor event, our staff will gladly assist you. Feel free to take a look at our venue’s amenities listed below and let us know if you have any questions or concerns.

Indoor Amenities

  • Seating capacity for 200 guests (max)
  • 8×14 visual and audio projector system
  • In house dimmable lighting controlled by a wireless keypad
  • Large dance floor/ LED dance lights
  • In house sound system for playing an IPOD or CD
  • Spacious bridal suite
  • Groomsman’s room
  • “Holding” catering kitchen
  • Spacious Men and Women’s Restrooms

Outdoor Amenities

  • Large lakeside wedding dock
  • Grassy knoll for ceremonies or small tent receptions
  • Rustic wooden wedding arch
  • White elegant wedding arch
  • Outdoor sound hookups
  • Eleven beautiful acres
  • Five acre Lyday Lake
  • Numerous photo opportunities
  • Two large paved parking lots

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