Come and tour The Event Factory's New Platinum Ballroom & Platinum Terrace. This ballroom features contemporary White and Silver Decor, allowing you to bring to life any color scheme! This room also features Silver Chiavari chairs, Crystal Candle Operas, Crystal Chandeliers in several unique styles, White Icon Relief Ceiling Tiles, a brand new Pearl colored Cinderella Carriage and Magic Carpet Event Technology! This new technology allows us to project video from around the world onto the wall for the purpose of transporting your guests to that region. This ballroom will have access to our Castle Chapel for Ceremonies and Blessings. Event Packages are available in 4 levels featuring Food, Facility & DJ. Some of those levels also feature Photography and Video Services. We invite you to schedule your tour today to view this exciting addition to The Event Factory!
Surprise and Dazzle your guests with amazing Sparkle Fountains! These special effects can be offered in The Castle Ballroom, The Platinum Ballroom and The Swan Ballroom. The cost to add this system to your package is $499.00. The Sparkle Fountains are included in our Buckingham, Biltmore and Windsor Packages. Our Disc Jockey must be included in the package in order to add the Sparkle Fountains. Ask our sales representatives for more details and availability.
Every teenager dreams of that magical day when they will celebrate their 13th birthday. The Event Factory offers complete and affordable packages for hosting your very special day in an movie studio atmosphere! We can transform our sound stages to create many themes while staying within your budget. We offer a special area for the pre-function with drinks and appetizers. The reception begins with the grand opening of the ballroom, complete with fog and twinkling strobes. Behind the majestic doors await our elegantly decorated ballrooms that are filled with special effects like club level lighting, video projection and sound systems. Grand entrance vehicles are also available. These include our Cinderella Carriage, mini Hummer and Swan Carriage. Our expansive layouts allow you to entertain your guests in 9,000 to 18,000 square feet of space. Combine these unique facilities with our complete packages that offer all the main services needed for your once in a lifetime event, and you have the perfect Bar or Bat Mitzvah Package! We also offer facility only rentals and can modify complete packages to fit your needs.
Our packages offer several levels of menus and feature all the popular food presentations. The food is provided by several carefully chosen Catering Companies that have serviced our facilities for many years. Each event is provided a taste testing to make sure you like the food items you have chosen for you event. The Caterer prepares your food to your specifications. They provide all the dinnerware for the reception. The Caterer will also pour your toast and cut the cake as part of the services provided within your package. You can also choose to bring in your own food! See our Restaurant Catering Option OR The Cinderella Package for details!
Included in our complete packages that offer food is an open non-alcoholic beverage bar. This bar comes with Coca-Cola Products, Gatoraides, Coffee and Zephyrhills Water. Each package includes a Alcohol for Purchase Bar. You can provide guests with Vouchers to exchange for alcoholic drinks and / or Wrist Bands for and Open Bar.
Event Factory photographers are in-house staff and have photographed thousands of events over the years using the latest in digital technology. They are well trained for both on and off-site work. They create the photo collections presented to the host and participate in the layout and creation of the photo albums. The deluxe photo albums that are included in many of our packages are printed, laminated and assembled right in our facility. Samples of the albums can be found on our website and are on display in our facilities.
Event Factory Video is also recorded by in-house staff. We use two (2) video cameras on most events to provide many hours of raw footage. In fact, an average five to six hour event will receive 6-8 hours of raw footage on a Flash Drive. Events are filmed from various angles and we have created special crows nests within our facility for capturing the best shots during your event. Our deluxe packages include an Edited Video which is also presented on a Flash Drive and comes complete with special effect transitions and titling.
Disc Jockeys are a natural part of our packages as they help you construct the custom audio details of your party. Our DJ’s operate the built in sound, club level lighting and video projection systems that make The Event Factory a state of the art party facility. They will play your music selections and make the announcements throughout the event. From the ceremony to the reception, our DJ’s are there to keep your event flowing and fun! Our ballrooms are full of DMX club level lighting, dual video screens and powerful speakers.
The Event Factory offers many packages that include our Magical Facility, the Food, Soft Beverages, Alcohol for Purchase Bar, Photography, Video and Disc Jockey. These packages are priced at several levels to meet most budgets. The following listing is a brief overview of each package price level and has a link to the details of the complete package. All packages include the use of dressing rooms. Remember that we offer multiple ways to purchase you package, including a payment plan.
This package is designed for budget minded events. It creates a "dance party" atmosphere for hosting your Quince or Sweet 16 from 7pm till 10pm on a Friday night. The base package includes tables and chairs for seating up to 100 guests, a Disc Jockey to play all your favorite tunes and the use of the Swan Ballroom. It also includes soft beverages served in cups with ice, as well as coffee. Just bring in your cake and your guests and let the party begin! Additional time and services can be added to the base package. Upgrades to use The Castle Ballroom or Platinum Ballroom are also available!
This package is designed for small weddings with up to 30 guests total including the Court. It includes a two entree buffet menu, two sides, a salad, soft beverages, photography and a disc jockey. It comes with white table linen, Chiavari Chairs, centerpieces and the linen napkin color of your choice. This package is for 4 hours and additional guests can be added. It takes place in the ceremony area (Chapel or Garden) and the reception is in the corresponding pre-function space (Courtyard or Enchanted Forest)
This economy package provides food and Disc Jockey services in The Swan Ballroom. It includes the ceremony area and the ballroom for 4 hours. The buffet offers a one entrée menu with two sides, two appetizers and a salad, plus soft beverages. The Disc Jockey is included to play your music selections and operate our sound, lighting and video projection systems. This package also includes white table linen, Chiavari Chairs, centerpieces and china dinnerware. These packages are offered in 50 - 200 person sizes. Additional guests can be added to this package at $40.00 per guest.
These packages provide the basic services in the designated areas of the location chosen. They include the ceremony area and the ballroom for 5 hours. The buffet offers a one entrée menu with two sides, two appetizers and a salad, plus soft beverages, photography and a disc jockey. They also include white table linen, Chiavari Chairs, centerpieces and china dinnerware. These packages are offered in 50 - 200 person sizes depending on the ballroom location chosen. Additional guests can be added to these packages at $40.00 per guest.
These packages are the middle priced Deluxe packages that offer several upgrades from the Sherwood and Leeds level. These upgrades include a larger menu selection to choose from for your dinner. This Royal Menu includes a two entrée buffet, two sides, two appetizers and a salad. In addition to soft beverages, photography, video and a disc jockey, these packages include a premium11” x 14” laminated flush mount wedding album, 6-8 hours of Raw Footage Video on a Flash Drive and a china presentation with the linen napkin color of your choice. These packages are offered in 50 - 200 person sizes depending on the ballroom location chosen. Additional guests can be added to these packages at $45.00 per guest.
These packages are the Grand packages that include all the bells and whistles. In addition to the products & services in the Chambord & Versailles level, these packages feature a buffet with an upgraded entrée selection from the Royal menu, Sparkle Fountain Special Effects, two 10” x 10” laminated flush mount albums, a pre-event portrait session, a signable matte, a 16” x 20” framed canvas print , 5” x 7” party favors for each guest to take home the day of the event, a custom slideshow, a framed picture for each reception table, an edited video and each package is for 6 hours. These packages are offered in 50 - 200 person sizes depending on the ballroom location chosen. Additional guests can be added to these packages at $50.00 per guest.
The Event Factory offers facility only packages that include the standard decorations found within the location chosen. These packages also include the chairs and tables. The packages that use the ballrooms are for 5-6 hours include white table linens and chair covers.
The Event Factory offers several ways to pay for an event.
We offer various discounts that are based on the payment plan chosen and the day of the week the event is booked for. Saturday nights have a smaller discount and a minimum rental fee.
Saturday Night Minimums are as follows:
Castle Ballroom: $9,999.00
Platinum Ballroom: $7,999.00
Swan Ballroom: $5,999.00
Minimums are sometimes waived for event dates within 6 months of booking.
Most Non-Saturday Nights do NOT have a minimum rental fee except during Holidays.
Discount Chart for Premium Packages on Saturday Nights
Discount Chart for Complete Packages on Non-Saturday Nights
Discount Chart for Premium Packages on Non-Saturday Nights
Discount Chart for Economy Packages
Our facility is opened Wednesday through Saturday from Noon till 6pm for tours.
You can just stop in on Wednesdays - Fridays, but we do suggest appointments on Saturdays.
Please call us at 813-806-0026 to schedule an appointment or if you have any questions about our packages and date availability.
Tours are not available during events.
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