Frequently Asked Questions
What is the capacity of The Place?
Parker Hall: The capacity of a seated event or conference is 160 guests. The capacity of coctail style/standing room is 250 guests.
The Lanning Room : The capacity of a seated event is 64 guests. The capacity for cocktail style/ standing room is 100 guests.
What is the rental rate for a wedding or private event?
The Place rental rates vary based on the day of the week and the time of year. For a personal (no obligation) consultation, please click here.
What type of payment do you accept?
Cash, local check or Credit Card .
How do I book my event at The Place on Broadway?
Booking has never been easier. Pick your date, and we'll send you a link to sign your contract and pay your deposit.
How much is my deposit?
A $500 refundable security deposit is required at the time of booking. This will be refunded to you no later than 30 days after your event has been closed and all contract obligations are met.
How much do I have to pay to book my event date?
To reserve your special day, we require a $500 deposit pluse 1/2 of the contract grand total due at booking. The remaining balance is due no less than 30 days prior to the event.
What if I need to cancel the event, can I get a refund?
Your security deposit is non-refundable if cancelled with in 90 days of your event.
Do you offer cancellation insurance?
We have a relationship with an insurance company that offers reasonable event liability insurance as well as event cancelllation insurance. This is highly recommended and under certain circumstances required to be purchased at the time of booking.
Can I put a hold on a date?
Yes, the hold fee is equal to one-half of your event total and is refundable up to 7 calendar days. (Unless you are inside the 90 day cancellation window) .
What are the decoration limitations?
We want your event to be perfect. We ask that there is nothing permanent attached to the walls or floor, and all candles must be in votives. You are welcome to decorate The Place to fit your needs with any decorations that can be removed without any harm to the venue.
When will I have access to the event space to decorate?
Your access times to The Place will be negotiated in your contract and subject to availability.
What about cleanup after an event?
All trash left over from your event and all items brought to The Place must be removed from all caterers and vendors. Any decorations left become property of The Place. There is a dumpster located behind The Place for your convenience. Personal Lost and Found items will be kept at The Place for 7 days.
Can I bring in my own bartenders and/or alcohol?
Yes, The Place does not carry a liquor license, and cannot serve alcohol. If you choose to have liquor at your event an additional insurance policy will be required and will cost an additional $200 at contract signing. Alcohol of any kind can not be sold on premises. You are also 100% responsible for monitoring guests according to Alabama State Laws. (including age distribution and "over indulgence" . Details will be discussed prior to signing the contract.
Can I bring in my own caterer?
Yes. you can choose from our preferred and trusted vendor list, or choose one your favorites.
What other services do you provide?
The Place on Broadway supplies a limited number tables, chair, AV equipment, and for an additional fee, you can use your choice of White or Black table clothes.
Do you have noise restrictions?
No, but please be curteous to our neighbors. All music must be turned off at the completion of your event and according to your contract.
Do you offer free parking?
Yes, there is ample street side parking on Broadway Ave, and additional parking behind the building with easy building access through the garden . We will make every attempt to reserve the spaces in front of the building for guests of honor.