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CIRCA EVENT CENTER

237 W MAIN ST.

NEW ROADS, LA 70760

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+ 1 (225) 718-0505

10AM - 5pm (CST)

 

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

 

What is the guest capacity of Circa?

Circa will hold a maximum of 250 guests for a cocktail style party and 150 for a seated event. Tented outside area can hold a maximum of 100 for a cocktail style party and 60 for a seated event.    

 

Can we bring our own alcohol, wedding cake, caterer or wine?

All alcohol must be purchased through Circa. Wedding cakes are accepted. All catering is to be provided by Circa. There is a corking fee for wines or champagnes that are brought in.

 

Can we have a DJ or Band?

Circa must approve all DJ and Band Services.

 

Do you require security?

Yes, by law, events over 50 guests require a security officer for a minimum of 4 hours. The minimum charge per officer is $120.00.

Is parking available for our guests?

There is ample parking on Morrison Parkway, Main Street and St. Mary’s Street.

 

What are the alcohol policies?

Identification is required for anyone appearing to be too young to purchase alcohol. Also, we have the right to refuse alcohol service to whoever we feel is intoxicated.

 

Do you charge the same rates for children?

Anyone under 18 years of age will be charged at a reduced rate of $7.00 per person for soft drinks, tea or water. There is no charge for children under 5 years of age.

What are the event times?

Ceremonies will have 30 minutes and receptions will have 3 hours. Available times are between 10 AM and 11 PM. 

 

When is the menu and bar selection due?

Menu and bar selections must be made 30 days prior to your event.

When the wedding couple leaves for their honeymoon, may we light sparklers or throw rice for the send off? 

We prefer and require only the use of either bubbles or wands. Sparklers, confetti and rice may not be used on the premises, either inside or outside the building.

How do we reserve the space?

A $1,500 security/damage deposit, a valid credit card, and signed contract will reserve your date and space. The deposit will be refunded within two weeks after the event, barring no issues.

 

When is the final guest count due?

The guaranteed number of guests is required 30 days prior to the event. The final number is the minimum amount of guests for which you will be billed.

 

What if the guest count increases then what was quoted for final payment?

There will be a lobby attendant counting guests as they arrive. If you go over the quoted number, you will need to pay the additional food and bar bill at the conclusion of the event.

 

What if I wish to hang decorations on the walls?

We cannot allow nails, tape, screws, etc. to be driven into the walls, however, fabrics can be draped in the overhead trusses.

 

May I use real candles?

Yes, for inside use only and only if they are enclosed in a glass or metal cylinder. Real candles may not be used outside.

 

Is there a projector or projector screen available?

We have a projector screen available for a rental fee of $39.

 

Where can tuxedoes be rented?  

Keys and Company

1111 Hospital Rd.

New Roads, LA 70760

(225) 638-8001

Is there a local florist that you can recommend?

Pap & Pris Florist

2211 Hospital Rd.

New Roads, LA 70760

(225) 638-6781

Is there a local vendor from whom engraved/printed wedding memorabilia like glasses and napkins can be purchased? 

Keys and Company

1111 Hospital Rd.

New Roads, LA 70760

(225) 638-8001
 

Can you recommend a hotel or lodging nearby for out of town guests?

In addition to hosting your event we can also offer you lodging at Morel’s Courtyard Inn for your out-of-town guests.  Rates are $69.95 + tax. Feel free to come by to see the rooms.  We can block a section for your guests at your request. When making reservations, please have your guests specify that they are with your group.

Morel's Hotel & Courtyard Inn

(225) 638-7177

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