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Venues in Pontiac, MI,
(248) 334-6999

About Us

Lafayette Grand is a historic wedding venue based in Pontiac, Michigan. This banquet facility serves as a distinctive venue that is in Oakland County. A landmark in Downtown Pontiac, it provides couples and guests with an atmosphere of grandeur for their wedding celebration.

Facilities and Capacity

With several event spaces available to make use of, there are ample choices available for the couple’s once-in-a-lifetime event. Exuding a vintage charm that comes across in almost every corner of the venue, Lafayette Grand offers a breath-taking setting. The Crystal Ballroom is a truly chic and eye-catching space. With its Chiavari-style chairs, colorful florals, and tall 1920s’-style centerpieces, there is much to admire. Here, up to 350 people can be accommodated to bask in the light from the crystal chandeliers. Elsewhere, the Grand Ballroom is another majestic area on the property. When decked out with round tables, a head table for select guests, and tasteful decor, it looks truly resplendent. The wood floors gleam underneath the glow of chandelier light, as everyone relaxes in this era-defined space. Up to 500 people can be seated for the reception meal here.

The Lafayette Ballroom is another one of the areas available to use. Suitable for a smaller, more low-key gathering, it looks just as polished as the other rooms. Round tables with decoration can be laid out for the meal as terrazzo floors shimmer elegantly beneath guests’ feet. Another space available at Lafayette Grand is the Pontiac Lounge. A luxurious space, it is as tied to a bygone period as the rest of the building. Akin to the speakeasies of the 1920s, the rich mahogany, marble flooring, and bar make it a remarkable place to gather.

Services Offered

A variety of wedding packages are available to choose from, meaning that many preferences and requests can be accommodated. To minimize the stress of preparing for such a big occasion, an event planner can assist with some of the details. They can also provide couples with a plethora of event rentals such as furniture, chair covers, decor, lighting, and a dance floor.


In terms of food, Lafayette Grand can provide a number of options to serve the newlyweds and their guests. A buffet can be laid on, including gourmet dishes to please a number of palates. Family-style catering can also be provided, perfect for an intimate celebration. Of course, those wishing for a sit-down option are also in luck.


Originally constructed in 1923, Lafayette Grand has been restored and refurbished over the years. A historic building with a rich past and a great deal of opulence, it has a noticeable presence on the Oakland County landscape. Today, it hosts special occasions and weddings.

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  • This is a long review but I need to give credit where credit is due. The Lafayette Grande staff is PHENOMENAL and nothing less. My husband and I have been through a lot with the Lafayette. We were originally supposed to have our wedding there in June of 2020, and were SO excited to do so. Because of COVID, we not only had to postpone, but downsize our wedding. Therefore, we could no longer have our wedding at the Lafayette. While we were super bummed that we couldn't use their amazing venue, we did however still want them to be apart of the day. Since their food is top notch, we opted to use their catering service. Ryan and Greg were so gracious in letting us use our deposits to have them cater part of our new wedding. LET. ME. TELL. YOU. Best decision we've ever made. We ended up getting a pig, vegetable lasagna, a bananas foster station, bar service, servers and bartenders. We were so surprised when the entire Kosch family graced us with their presence that day. And talk abou... Read more

    Frequently Asked Questions about Venue

    Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?


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    Which of the following are included in starting site fee?

    Bridal Suite, Chairs, China, Clean Up, Flatware, Glassware, Linens, Parking, Set Up, Tables

    Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

    Cake Cutting, Server(s)

    Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

    Bartender(s), House Liquor, House Wine, Open Bar, Signature Drink

    How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?


    Describe your venue

    Ballroom, Banquet Hall, Historic Building

    What kind of settings are available?

    Indoor, Uncovered Outdoor

    Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

    Ceremony, Reception, Bridal Shower, Engagement Party, Rehearsal Dinner

    What event services do you offer?

    All Inclusive Packages, Bar Services, Catering Services, Clean Up, Event Planner, Event Rentals, Get Ready Rooms, Liability Insurance, Set Up, Wifi

    What catering services do you offer?

    Buffet, Cocktail Reception, Dessert, Family Style, Hors d'oeuvres, Outside Cake, Plated, Server(s), Stations, Tastings

    What bar services do you provide?

    Bartender(s), Cash Bar, Champagne Toast, House Beer, House Liquor, House Wine, Limited Bar, Liquor License, Open Bar, Premium Liquor, Signature Drink, Specialty Beer, Specialty Wine

    What event items are available?

    Chairs, Chair Covers, Dance Floor, Decor, Lighting, Tables

    What food and beverage items are available?

    Barware, China, Flatware, Glassware, Linens

    What transportation and access is available?

    Parking, Valet, Wheelchair Access

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