Having an Event in Lake Lure, What to know:

The Town of Lake Lure has several ideal locations and facilities available for rent by citizens and visitors. The amenities, fees and how to check availability is below. 

The locations we offer include: Community Hall, located within Lake Lure Town Hall, the Lake Lure Pavilion and Morse Park Meadows. 

Whether it's a wedding, concert or festival you want to have in our community, we're happy that you're considering our community.

Bear in mind that if you plan to hold your event outdoors you will need to apply for an entertainment permit.

Download an application for an entertainment permit.

To rent one of our available locations for your event you will also need to get a permit for use.

Download an application for a use permit:

 

Available locations for your event:

Lake Lure Community Hall

The Community Hall is located at 2948 Memorial Hwy inside the Municipal Center/Town Hall. It was designed and intended for use as a public meeting place, primarily by groups of town residents.

It features two double doors in the back of the room which lead out to a parking lot and grassy area along the river feeding into Lake Lure.

The views from here are lovely and the park, picnic tables, playground area and picnic shelters are less than 150 feet away. .

Lake Lure Fire Codes limit the capacity to 200 people when using chairs or 93 people when using tables and chairs.

Depending upon availability, the room may be rented during weekdays or weekends and on some holidays, but the availability is typically restricted to the hours of 9 am and 9 pm.

Please note that regularly scheduled town government functions and meetings take first priority when scheduling the use of the Community Hall. 

Check the town's community calendar for dates of official town meetings 

The room comes complete with full A/V equipment.

 

Specifically, it has capabilities for computer presentations, slide shows and movies:

  • A 5 x 8 drop-down (retractable) screen and a ceiling-mounted projector
  • HDMI input for video (from computer or media player)
  • 1/8 audio input for sound (from computer or media player)
  • A microphone and PA system

 

 

 

Specifications and other available equipment:

      1. 115 stacking chairs
      2. 14 folding tables, 3 x 6  These seat up to 6 people
      3. Limited kitchen facilities for warming and serving food. No food preparation is allowed.
      4. A large serving window & counter space from the kitchen
      5. Room size is 36 x 39 (1,404 sq ft)
      6. The kitchen adjoins the larger room
      7. Those renting Community Hall are responsible for returning the tables and chairs used to the storage closets

    Lake Lure Pavilion (The Gazebo)

    The Lake Lure Pavilion is located on the Lake Marina peninsula in Morse Park. Surrounding the Pavilion is a spacious and level grassy area, manicured landscaping and a water fountain in the lake.

    The Pavilion area has a gorgeous view of Chimney Rock Mountains, the public beach and Washburn Marina..

      Specifications, equipment available and rules for use:
          • Charcoal or gas grilling is not permitted in or around the Pavilion, or along the peninsula leading to the Pavilion. However, charcoal grills are available for public use at the picnic shelters located behind the Welcome Center.
          • The gazebo itself is 35 feet in diameter and the arches are 9 feet, 6 inches high. The height in the middle is 18 feet.

          Morse Park Meadows

          The meadows cover a large grassy area located beside the Welcome Center at 2926 Memorial Hwy. The rental area is also near, but does not include the picnic area, playground, basketball and tennis courts.Those are for public use only.

          With a large paved parking lot, portable restrooms, and plenty of level ground, the meadow is an ideal location for athletic events, reunions,  festivals, boat shows, car shows, tournaments, outdoor concerts and craft fairs.