Lakeland Civic Center




The Lakeland Center is a flexible and accommodating venue perfect for a grand and memorable wedding celebration! A quick drive from anywhere in Central Florida, the convenience of the center’s location will help create a more relaxed and stress-free celebration on your special day. The Lakeland Center offers many spaces that can serve as blank canvases for your dream wedding ceremony and reception. Imagine a ceremony in the cavernous Sikes Hall in which you say your “I Dos” surrounded by all of your friends and family. The space takes on the perfect air of romance and intimacy while remaining grand and luxurious. Following your gorgeous ceremony, whether you choose Sikes Hall or one of the other fabulous options, you and your guests can transition to the reception in another space. The Hollingsworth Ballroom is a stunning option for the celebration. With huge chandeliers scattered all over the ceiling emitting a dim, golden light over the many round tables covered in heavy linens, the atmosphere is both inviting and sophisticated. The space is perfect for a night of eating, drinking, and dancing with everyone you love. Your wedding at the Lakeland Center will be truly unforgettable!

Venue Style

Banquet Hall/Restaurant, Event Center, Ballrooms


Indoor Ceremony, Indoor Reception


Max Indoor Ceremony: 1,400 guests
Max Indoor Reception: 1,400 guests

Time Restrictions

Flexible set up start time. Early morning can be arranged. Events must end by 2:00AM.

Rental Fees

There is no rental fee for the ceremony and reception but there is a food and beverage minimum applied to all events. The venue allows a full day rental including set up and clean up time.

Wedding Cost

The average wedding cost at Lakeland Civic Center is estimated at between $16,638 and $19,218 for a ceremony & reception for 100 guests.





Amenities Included

Event coordination
Bride's dressing area
Dance floor
Podium and/or stage
Tables and chairs provided
Linens, silverware, glassware provided
Venue set up and clean up
Day of onsite manager
Champagne toast
Full kitchen facilities
Large parking lot

Special Restrictions

All food and beverage handled by venue
Food & beverage minimum
Venue must approve all decorations
No rice, birdseed, confetti, etc.
Catering provided by venue
Amplified music OK indoors only
Smoking outside only
Alcohol must be provided by venue
Music must end by 2:00AM
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