Plan your dream historic downtown Lancaster, PA wedding in one of our majestic Ballroom venues or outdoor Terrace space or both at The Imperial Event Center. We work with you to plan your special day. From wedding planning to our wedding venues and spaces, professional catering, to our on-site  Holiday Inn Lancaster hotel—the oldest continuously operated hotel site in the U.S., the Imperial Event Center is a full-service event experience designed to make your wedding a cherished and memorable event.



Consult Our Expert.

You know what you want from your Lancaster, PA wedding, and we want to make it happen. It all begins with planning a happy ending and working together with you to get there. Our professional staff meets with you and walks you through our majestic spaces to help you create and design your perfect wedding day. Our Team ensures your vision, expectations, and dreams are fulfilled and exceeded. Let’s get together and start planning! View our venues and spaces.


Host Your Wedding in Style.

Envision your historic Lancaster, PA wedding indoors, outdoors, or both! The Imperial Event Center includes The Imperial Ballrooms—the majestic Grande Ballroom and Blue Ballroom, and a partially covered outdoor Terrace with a spectacular view overlooking Ewell Plaza, Binns Park and the Lancaster City skyline! We also offer a beautifully decorated Bridal Suite near each Ballroom to prepare makeup, hair styles and wedding attire with full length mirrors and plenty of counter-top space with an abundance of electrical outlets.  Each Bridal Suite is equipped with a ½ bathroom and ample lighting.  No detail is overlooked at the Imperial Ballrooms. View all venues and spaces.

The Imperial Ballrooms


Customize Your Menu and Dine With Us.

Meet with our Chef, and select and taste the delicious food to be served on your special day. Our menu offerings embrace the tastes and flavors from around the world, and our Culinary Staff go out of their way to handle special dietary needs. There are many vegan and vegetarian options available! We work with you to plan your menu, execute the details, and graciously serve you and your guests. You can also host your private wedding rehearsal dinner at our onsite Imperial Restaurant. Learn more about our catering and dining services. Create your menu today!


Stay Onsite at The Holiday Inn Lancaster.

Your all-in-one Lancaster, PA, wedding destination is closer than you think! The Holiday Inn Lancaster is the oldest continuously operated hotel site in the U.S. Many presidents have visited here, and it is conveniently located at The Imperial Event Center! Room types include private Bridal Suites and guest room accommodations with two Queen beds, single King beds, seven Extended Stay Suites complete with a mini-kitchenette, and a suite fit for an emperor, with two King rooms adjoining a Meeting/Hospitality Suite. Learn More about Accommodations.

The Imperial Event Center

Schedule Your Event With Us!


Call  717-909-2014 or message us.


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