212 North Marion Avenue, Lake City, FL
The Blanche is a wedding reception venue situated in Lake City, FL. This elegant property offers a multitude of event spaces ideal for hosting all manner of milestone occasions. Couples are welcome to enjoy their ceremony and reception here, and it would be ideal for large gatherings. Whether to-be-weds are planning an open-air celebration or a private indoor gathering, The Blanche can accommodate a diverse array of preferences. Modern finishes complement a hotel that was originally constructed in 1902, resulting in an old-style charm with up-to-date convenience. After opening in the early 20th century, it immediately became a noteworthy landmark, not least because it was designed by prominent architect, Frank Pierce Milburn. The building quickly became a social hub where events took place, while it was also somewhere out-of-town guests visited on vacations. Today, The Blanche offers a sophisticated space where couples can tie the knot in style before celebrating with their nearest and dearest. Large chandeliers, red-brick finishes, and spacious function areas help to define a stunning space worthy of high-end events. An indoor site can be beautifully arranged for ceremonies. Couples are welcome to tie the knot sheltered from the elements inside The Blanche as the wedding party joins to experience the vows. Photo opportunities can take place throughout the property as the newlyweds enjoy romantic portraits. Likewise, invitees are welcome to take time out to pose together. When the time arrives for the grand reception, a sit-down meal can be savored on site. A large and grandiose function room, furnished with chairs and tables, provides a fitting place for speeches and heartwarming conversations. Overall, the capacity for The Blanche is for over 300 people, meaning that it is great for those who have a lengthy guest list. Other features include accommodation, dressing rooms, and wheelchair access.