The Inside Scoop
FROM THE KNOT EDITORS
The First Look
The Ballroom at Church Street is an elegant special events venue located in Orlando, Florida. It is right in the heart of downtown, within walking distance of restaurants, hotels and cultural attractions. The building features modern architecture with simple, clean lines. The surrounding grounds have lush lawns and towering palm trees. There's an indoor ceremony space and a large indoor reception space that is highly customizable. It can accommodate nearly any sized wedding party.
The atrium. The atrium is the main ceremony space at this venue. It has enough space to accommodate up to 150 guests and has views of meticulously maintained gardens and decorative shrubbery. Couples can stand in front of a large stained glass window and a lovely red carpeted staircase as they exchange vows. The clear glass ceiling of the atrium allows natural light to flood in and also provides sweeping views of the blue sky.
The ballroom. The ballroom is a highly flexible space and it can accommodate anywhere between 50 and 1,000 guests. Large wedding parties can make use of the entire space, while smaller wedding parties can section off a space that ideally accommodates their number of guests. This ballroom features extremely high vaulted ceilings and a second floor mezzanine where couples can prepare for their event and make a dramatic entrance by descending the stairs onto the main floor.
What You Should Know
The Ballroom at Church Street has a catering team that they use exclusively. This means all wedding parties must procure catering services from this team and no outside caterers are permitted. However, couples can work directly with this catering team to create a customized menu suiting the style of their event.
When it comes to other services such as photography, entertainment and decorations, this venue has a list of preferred vendors from which couples can choose. Those who want to use a vendor outside of this list must have it approved by venue management at least 30 days before their event.
Rental fees for this venue vary depending on the day of the week. Saturday rentals are the most expensive and Sunday through Thursday rentals are considerably less expensive. The rental fee covers the reception only and there is an added fee for on site ceremonies.
Ballroom rentals include eight hours of total time, including five hours of event time and three hours of setup and cleanup time. The rental fee also includes all chairs and the use of up to 30 72-inch guest tables or 40 60-inch tables as well as three rectangular tables for cake cutting, guest sign in and presents.
The Ballroom at Church Street is a beautiful and versatile special events venue. It also offers wedding parties a variety of unique extra perks:
- Photo booth rentals available
- Videography services available
- Portable hardwood dance floor on-site
- Built-in professional grade sound system
- Customizable color LED lighting
From the Vendor
Downtown Orlando's Most Distinguished Venue
From the moment you step into downtown Orlando’s most distinguished venue, you will be instantly captivated by its classic elegance, glamour and charm. The grandeur of this unique event facility is showcased in its magnificent architectural details. From its inviting, brick-paved entry, floor-to-ceiling stained-glass windows, grand staircases, outdoor courtyard, to its stunning chandeliers, The Ballroom at Church Street is truly one-of-a-kind. Save big with our Summer Wedding Savvy program; available for events booking June 1 – September 30. Details available on www.theballroomatchurchstreet.com.
Amenities + Details
For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.
$$$ – Moderate
Ballroom, Historic Venue
Food + Catering, Planning
Meet The Manager
From the basics of menu development and linens, to offering ideas for event themes and timeline planning, Brittany Davis, will help bring your vision to life. She can even recommend quality vendors for any services you might need. Having worked in the hospitality industry her entire life, Brittany's creativity, attention to detail, and event planning experience ensures that her clients expectations are exceeded.