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.
Yes. For smaller events please call. Ask about our package deals!
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.
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.
Yes, we offer food tasting so our clients can feel comfortable with their choices.
Yes. We try to accommodate special requests. There is an extra charge for special menu requests.
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.
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.
No. We will provide one bartender for every 100 people if you buy a package, at no charge.
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.
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.
Laredo International Airport is located less than 2 miles from Grand Palace Events Center.
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.
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.
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.
No. All personal items and decorations must be removed from the premises at the end of each event.
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.
Yes. We do lots of weddings each year.
We will wave our fee if you buy any of our packages. ( It includes chairs and arrangements).
We can accommodate 500 in the ballroom comfortably.
Yes. Our main ballroom is on ground floor with wide entry ways, and we have a handicap accessible bathroom stall in each bathroom.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Yes. It depends on the guest count and menu.
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.
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.
Contact Information : Grand Palace Events Center
Let us handle everything, no matter how big or
small, while you enjoy every minute of this special day in your life.
Information : Grand Palace Events Center
Let us handle everything, no matter how big or small, while you enjoy every minute of this special day in your life.