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Grand Palace Events and Banquet Halls
Grand Palace Events and Banquet Halls

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"Your special place where memories will last forever"

Located conveniently on the north  side of town, Grand Palace Events  offers a charming venue for your special event. We invite you to tour our facility visiting our gallery of images or contact us to schedule an appointment.

Come celebrate your desired special event at our venue:
- Weddings
- Quinceañeras
- Anniversaries
- Banquets
- Baby Showers
- Business Gatherings 
- Proms 
- Faculty Parties


FAQs

 1. How do I reserve my date? 

 2. Is there a minimum amount of guests to rent your ballroom? 

 3. Can I make monthly or quarterly payments? 

 4. Do you have a professional chef  on staff? 

 5 .  Is it possible to taste the food before we make a menu choice? 

 6. Can special menus be made up for guests who are on restricted diets? 

 7. Can I use my own caterer? 

 8. Can I bring in my own alcohol? 

 9. Will I need to pay for a bartender? 

 10. Will there be a security guard on duty? 

 11. How many hours can you rent the Ballroom? 

 12. How close is your facility to the airport? 

 13. Are their many hotels nearby? 

 14. Can I decorate for my event? 

 15. What time can we come to decorate for our event? 

 16. Can I leave the decorations in the building overnight? 

 17. When can I arrange to see the facility? 

 18. Can I get married at your facility? 

 19. What is the cost to rent the Gazebo for wedding ceremonies? 

 20. How many people can you seat in the Ballroom? 

 21. Is your building handicap accessible? 

 22. Is there an event planner on staff? 

 23. Should I include the clergy, photographer and other people involved with the wedding in my guest head count? 

 24. What if less people attend than what we paid for? 

 25. How do you calculate how many guests attended? 

 26. Can you do a package wedding? 

 27. Are there DVD players, sound systems, and other amenities available? 

 28. Do you require a damage deposit?  
  
  

1. How do I reserve my date? 

You simply pay a deposit to that goes toward the total payment of your event, sign our contract and your date is reserved. This is a non-refundable deposit. We accept personal checks or credit cards. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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2. Is there a minimum amount of guests to rent your ballroom? 

Yes. For smaller events please call.  Ask about our package deals! 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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3.. Can I make monthly or quarterly payments? 

Yes. We have a payment plan, and once you know your exact guest count, and you choose your menu and beverages, a final bill will be presented to be paid in full 30 days prior to your event date. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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4. Do you have a professional chef on staff? 

Yes, Our Executive Chef and culinary staff cook out of our on-site. We pride ourselves on quality and taste. We offer a seat- down full service on a package.  Also we can serve food buffet style and we offer several wonderful menus to choose from.

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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5. Is it possible to taste the food before we make a menu choice? 

Yes, we offer food tasting so our clients can feel comfortable with their choices. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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6. Can special menus be made up for guests who are on restricted diets? 

Yes. We try to accommodate special requests. There is an extra charge for special menu requests. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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7. Can I use my own caterer? 

Yes. If you rent the banquet only , also if you choose a special package we allow our guests to bring in their own caterers. However, they are responsible for providing their own buffet tables, chafing dishes, linens, and dishware and have to provide their own set up and clean up. A $150 fee applies. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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8. Can I bring in my own alcohol? 

Yes. We you can bring your own liquor whenever you buy a package.  We have a very strict policy that under no circumstances can any alcoholic beverages may be taken out of Grand Palace Events. No alcohol will be served to minors at any time, and we reserve the right to stop your event if any liquor laws are broken. 

 
  
  

  
  
 


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9. Will I need to pay for a bartender? 

No.  We will provide one bartender for every 100 people if you buy a package, at no charge. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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10. Will there be a security guard on duty? 

Yes. If you are serving alcohol at your event, we require to pay for an off duty officer. He will be stationed outside the facility and will be on hand if needed. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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11. How many hours can you rent the Ballroom? 

The rental price and or package for the Ballroom cover the cost of a five (5) hour event from 7:00 to 12:00 am or from 8:00  to 1:00 am. You may rent our ballroom out for  one hour at an extra cost of $ 400.00. The additional fee must be paid up front. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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12. How close is your facility to the airport? 

Laredo International Airport is located less than 2 miles from Grand Palace Events Center. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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13. Are their many hotels nearby? 

Yes, many fine hotels, some of which are new or newly remodeled. They are only minutes away from Grand Palace Events Center. They offer lower rates to our guests if they need to book a block of rooms for their out of town guests during your event. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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14. Can I decorate for my event? 

We recognize that each event deserves a stamp of individuality. However, to keep our building in the best condition for each client, we do have a few guidelines. 

1) No candles. 

2) No confetti on the tables 

3)  You are welcome to bring in easels to display large photos  

4) We do not allow streamers or other objects hung from the walls or ceiling. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  

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15. What time can we come to decorate for our event? 

Unless you are doing an early afternoon event, or delivering something to the event, our doors will be locked until noon for cleaning and set up (unless agreed otherwise). We want to make sure each event has the same care and attention to detail, and we need this time to prepare. If you need to be in the building earlier than one hour prior to the event, you must talk to the management to make special arrangements. 

 
  
  
  
  
 


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16. Can I leave the decorations in the building overnight? 

No. All personal items and decorations must be removed from the premises at the end of each event. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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17. When can I arrange to see the facility? 

You may tour the facility by appointment only. We will take the time to walk you through the facility and talk about your vision for your event. Please call our office, our event planner for an appointment. (956 744-8588) She can also give you an estimated cost for your event based on your guest amount, food and beverage choices. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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18. Can I get married at your facility? 

Yes. We do lots of weddings each year. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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19. What is the cost to rent for my wedding ceremony? 

We will wave our fee if you buy any of our packages. ( It includes chairs and arrangements). 

 
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
 


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20. How many people can you seat in the Ballroom? 

We can accommodate 500 in the ballroom comfortably. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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21. Is your building handicap accessible? 

Yes. Our main ballroom is on ground floor with wide entry ways, and we have a handicap accessible bathroom stall in each bathroom. 

 
  
  
  
  
 


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22. Is there an event planner on staff? 

Yes. An event planner is not the same as a wedding planner. A wedding planner will coordinate all your choices from your flowers to the music, to the venue you choose. An event planner determines the timeline and set up for your event. An event planner also oversees the deliveries for your event and attends your event to make sure your event is running on schedule. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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23. Should I include the clergy, photographer and other people involved with the wedding in my guest head count? 

Yes. Anyone who is invited to eat must be added to your guest list. We prepare the amount of food we need from the amount of people attending. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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24. What if less people attend than what we paid for? 

Unfortunately we cannot refund money if fewer guests attend because we purchase the quantity of food needed to accommodate each guest. However at the end of the event we will gladly pack the food that was paid for in case of less attendance and hand it to you.
  

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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25. How do you calculate how many guests attended? 

We count place settings. We do keep extra food on hand to cover for a few unexpected guests, but if it is excessive, we will charge our hosts the difference at the end of the event. 
  

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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26. Can you do plated dinners? 

Yes. It depends on the guest count and menu. 
  

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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27. Are there DVD players, sound systems, and other amenities available? 

Yes, we rent these things out for each event, the charges varies.  However if you buy a package it will come with it.  Ask us what you need and we can probably get it for you. 
  

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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28. Do you require a damage deposit? 

Yes. If you rent the facility only without a package You will require a $ 350.00 Damage deposit. Your        $ 350.00 damage deposit will be refunded a week after the event . If no damage is done to our facility. Children must be accompanied and supervised by their parents at all times. Children are are not allowed to walk or play on the outdoor area that does not pertain to Grand Palace Events Center. 

 
  
  
  
  
  
 


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Contact Information : Grand Palace Events Center 
1808 Commerce Drive  Suite # 1A    Laredo,Texas 78041 
 (956) 744-8588  or     gp-reservations@hotmail.com 

Let us handle everything, no matter how big or small, while you enjoy every minute of this special day in your life.  
 
 
 


Contact Information : Grand Palace Events Center
1808 Commerce Drive  Suite # 1A    Laredo,Texas 78041
 (956) 744-8588  or     gp-reservations@hotmail.com

Let us handle everything, no matter how big or small, while you enjoy every minute of this special day in your life. 

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