Book Your Wedding with The Rat Pak Venue


About Us

Located on Third Street in Lafayette, Indiana, the Rat Pak Venue aims to change the way couples feel about booking their wedding event. This funky venue has more than 3,000 square feet of event space that includes an impressive ballroom and a cozy lounge area. The second floor ballroom has floor-to-ceiling windows that overlook the Downtown Lafayette Courthouse Square. The lounge features rustic exposed brick walls. No wedding event is too small or too big for the Rat Pak Venue. With the capacity to seat up to 200 guests and to accommodate small intimate parties, the Rat Pak Venue is a great alternative location for hosting a wedding reception or ceremony, bridal shower, bachelorette party or stag night party.

Ceremonies can be held in the intimate lounge, followed by a reception in the ballroom. Couples can also choose to combine the ceremony and reception and host them both in the ballroom.


What You Should Know

The Rat Pak Venue provides outstanding wedding packages and options to fit any type of wedding budget. The venue touts itself as being a one-stop-shop venue as it offers full service DJs, professional sound and lighting, ceremony music, an MC, an officiant and wedding planning services by its experienced staff.

Couples are welcome to bring in their own preferred caterer and other wedding professionals. Wedding packages include a bartender, waitstaff and a day-of wedding coordinator.

The Rat Pak Venue has its own in-house DJ: Rat Pak Mobile D.J. Services. This DJ service is recognized in both the local and national music industry for its spectacular sound, excellent service and competitive rates. Couples find the talent, experience, professional sound equipment, wide-ranging music collection and specialized event planning skills of the team at Rat Pak Mobile D.J. Services combine to deliver a day to remember. A variety of package options and hourly rates are offered.

Brides-to-be can make use of the gorgeous on-site bridal suite in which they can pamper themselves and get ready for their big debut. The experienced staff at the Rat Pak Venue helps with setting up the venue with decor to match your vision of your special day. At the end of the reception, the staff helps in tearing everything down and cleaning up.

Located in the historic downtown Lafayette area, the Rat Pak Venue is well appointed with easily accessible parking nearby for guests. The venue is just a quick walk away from the downtown area's many local attractions and businesses.


Extra Perks

A few extra perks that are included when booking your wedding event at the Rat Pak Venue include:

  • DJs play couple's song lists
  • Fun cloud maker
  • Tours available for couples

From the Vendor

Lafayette, Indiana's Premier Wedding Venue

The Rat Pak Venue is a beautiful second floor ballroom overlooking Downtown Lafayette's courthouse Square. Our venue will hold up to 220 guests and features beautiful exposed brick walls. We are a one stop shop venue, offering full service DJs, lighting, sound, and wedding planning services. Contact us today for a tour!

Amenities + Details

  • Bridal Suite

  • Handicap Accessible

  • Liability Insurance

  • On-Site Accommodations

  • Indoor

  • Reception Area

  • Wireless Internet

For more details about amenities, please message the Venue.

Price Range

$$ – Affordable

Ceremony Types

Civil Union, Commitment Ceremony, Elopement, Interfaith Ceremony, Non-Religious Ceremony, Religious Ceremony, Same Sex Ceremony, Second Wedding , Vow Renewal Ceremony

Venue Capacity



Ballroom, Historic Venue

Wedding Categories

Bar + Drinks, Cakes + Desserts, Food + Catering, Rentals + Equipment, Transportation


Contact Info

102 N. 3rd St. , Lafayette, IN (765) 742-6710

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Meet The Owner

Nick Ribordy

We provide a venue as well as professional Sound, Lighting and/or Disc Jockeys for Weddings, Pre-Game Shows, Club events, Sweet 16, Fashion Shows, Graduations, Company banquets, Picnics, Dances, School proms, Homecomings, Class and Family reunions, Holiday parties, Birthdays, Anniversaries, Fund-raisers, Music fill for Concerts or any other special event. Serving the Midwest including Lafayette and West Lafayette, Indiana. Your preferred DJ service for all events.